Mystical Rainforest Tour (Elk/Beaver Lake Park)
A Guided Mindfulness Based Walk through the Wild Enchantment of a Pacific Coast Temperate Rainforest. Re-discover your inner child & enliven your senses. Experience Forest Bathing & Nature Mysticism.
What You Will Do
- Mystical Rainforest Tours will provide you with a truly unique experience where you will connect with Nature in such a way that will leave you feeling inspired & enlivened.
- You will learn about Vancouver Island's West Coast Temperate Rainforests. Seeing, Touching, Tasting, Smelling & Listening to the Vibrant Presence & ecosystem that brings the Rainforest to Life.
- Discover Forest Bathing & Immerse Yourself in the healing & revitalizing energies of Nature. You will learn some simple but very effective tools that will result in such things as improved mental clarity, feelings of gratitude & joy, a strengthened immune system, lowered blood pressure & stress levels, & increased energy & vitality.
- Practice Nature Mysticism & come to the realization that you are part of something much greater than yourself. Awaken your sense or awareness of Being immersed in the Oneness of Nature. Learn how to connect with Mother Nature for personal growth, healing, & enlightenment or inspiration.
Your guide, John, is very passionate about these tours. His energy can be contagious & you may find yourself connecting with Nature in ways that surprise you. John is a very skilled Nature Connection Mentor & Registered Clinical Counsellor. His has a unique & special ability to not only connect intimately & respectfully with Nature but also with his Guests. Round trip transportation to tour locations is available for a small fee, as an ad on. Day packs are also available upon request.
Guests are required to wear weather appropriate clothing, including proper footwear. Sandals & flip flops are not advised, as the terrain can be a bit rough in sections. Guests are also encouraged to bring along a light snack & some water. Pets are not permitted. As these tours require a certain level of concentration & quiet contemplation, these tours are also not appropriate for young children. Cell phone use is discouraged but if you just can't resist, 1 or 2 pictures would be OK, smile.
Tours are 2 hours & will cover a distance of about 2 KM / 1.25 Miles. In order to facilitate a deeper experience of mindfulness, the walks will be conducted at a very leisurely pace on a trail with an easy rating. This will provide you with an opportunity to slow down & become more intimate with your surroundings. Guests will also be encouraged to limit conversations. You might find this a bit uncomfortable at first but as the tour progresses you will start to feel more relaxed & peaceful.
100% refund if cancelled 1 week prior to scheduled event. Tours will proceed rain or shine. If a tour is cancelled due to weather conditions that are deemed unsafe by our guides, every attempt will be made to re-schedule. If re-scheduling is not possible, then a refund will be given.
- 2 Ratings
John is an incredibly knowledgable and personable guide. His passion is evident and I could not recommend taking one of his tours more. What an experience!