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Authentic Cultural & Eco Experiences

Talaysay Tours offers you an authentic Aboriginal cultural and eco-tourism experiences in and around Vancouver, Squamish and the Sunshine Coast. Our First Nation guides will share ancient and contemporary stories, legends, and our Aboriginal ways of living as we take in the sights of old growth forests, wildlife, beautiful northwest coast views and the flora and fauna of the season. Join us as we share our knowledge, and delve into the rich history and landmarks of our remarkable west coast.
First Nations Owned Since 2002
Talking Trees Tour - Stanley Park

Talking Trees Tour - Stanley Park

Explore beautiful locations in and near 
Vancouver with a local First Nations guide and cultural ambassador. Along the path, your guide 
will point out local plants that were harvested by Skwxu7mesh Uxwumixw - Coast Salish people. Talking Trees shares the stories of people, the land and the harmonious ways of living.

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Spoken Treasures Tour - Stanley Park

Spoken Treasures Tour - Stanley Park

This tour includes the rich Aboriginal Indigenous history of Vancouver and Stanley Park and is completed at the renowned Stanley Park Totem Poles where the guided tour will conclude with the stories of the totem poles and the Indigenous peoples who carved them.

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Sail the Salish Sea Tour

Sail the Salish Sea Tour

Explore the Salish Sea with a Talaysay guide and cultural ambassador. As we leave the tranquil Gibson’s harbor and enter into South Howe Sound we will set sail to explore the Salish Sea and listen to the stories of both ancient and contemporary times.

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Talking Trees Corporate Tour

Talking Trees Corporate Tour

Talaysay Tours, owned by Candace and Larry Campo, Shíshálh (Sechelt) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation, offer you an enriched cultural outdoor experience. Our Indigenous Cultural Guides will share with you our ancient and contemporary stories, legends and Indigenous ways of living.

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Forest Connections School Tour

Forest Connections School Tour

Engage in a series of activities providing an opportunity to connect to the forest with all the senses which inspires greater curiosity, creativity and connection with oneself.

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Candace Campo

Candace, ancestral name xets’emits’a (to always be there), started her company in 2002.  Trained as an anthropologist and school teacher, sharing outdoor education and culture was a dream made possible by growing up on the land and being taught the stories and history of her people by her parents and elders in the community.  Candace is a head kayak guide, storyteller and educator-facilitator.  During the school season, Candace enjoys working with both educators and students teaching First Nations history, ecology, kayaking, canoeing, cultural protocols, art.

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