gift experiences

Everyone has that one person on their list. That one person who seems to have everything and keeps telling you: “they don’t want anything…” because they truly don’t want anything. These people are the biggest enigmas on your Christmas list this year which is why I have a few ideas. This year, to cut back on the stress of picking something out for them, maybe think about the things they love to do or want to do and how you can help them.

Gift an experience.

All over Canada there are incredible things to do and experience and so many of us haven’t even tried all of them! With so many things to choose from you might find it hard to know where to start, but I have a trick. Breakaway Experiences is a great website where gifting an experience is what they do along with creating a huge database of amazing adventures.

What kind of adventures and experiences?

Dark Table VancouverVancouver, BC

Adventurous dining in darkness! Without the sense of sight, the senses of touch, taste, smell and hearing are intensified, allowing a new perception of reality. Of all the places to eat in Vancouver, Dark Table is a truly unique dining experience!

Aerial Adventures –Kelowna, Nanaimo, Victoria, Vancouver

Unleash your wild side and swing and jump across cargo nets, tight ropes, rope swings, swinging logs, wobbly bridges, and more. These aerial adventures make for the perfect family outdoor adventure!

Winter Eagle Viewing Float Squamish, BC

See magnificent bald eagles in their winter habitat as you enjoy a gentle float down the Squamish and Cheakamus to witness the spectacular natural phenomenon that is the world’s largest gathering of bald eagles coming to feast on spawning wild salmon.

Toronto’s Ultimate Chocolate TourToronto, ON

Discover the sweet side of Toronto as your expert chocolate guide takes you on a stroll through the classy neighbourhoods of King West, Queen West and Dundas West to sample chocolaty sweets.


Banff Dog Sledding AdventureBanff, AB

Feel the first-hand excitement of mushing the Canadian wilderness on a dog sledding adventure in the Rockies. There is no better way to see the snow covered beauty than by dog sled tour.

Best of Halifax Foodie AdventureHalifax, NS

Halifax loves foodies, and foodies love Halifax! This tasty tour highlights the historic and vibrant side of the seaside city, tasting your way through Halifax’s hippest neighbourhoods and must-try flavours.

Ottawa Biplane Flight Over Parliament HillOttawa, ON

Strap on your aviator’s cap and goggles and get a bird’s eye view of downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill from the open cockpit of a vintage 1939 WACO UPF-7 biplane.

They truly have an incredible variety and they make gifting for the holidays super easy with their gift certificates! This gives you a chance to let your giftee choose their own adventure anytime they want to. Making gifts for that super busy person in your life super simple since they are left in control choosing based on their own crazy schedule. Which brings me to some very good news…

gift an experience

Just in time for the holidays Breakaway Experiences is giving one of my lucky readers a chance at $100 Gift Certificate to keep for themselves or gift to another! All you have to do is follow the instructions and enter below!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

signature_2013**DISCLOSURE: This post is sponsored and I have received compensation, in no way does that sway my opinions. 

Good Luck and Happy Holidays!


  1. Love the idea of this! Absolutely fabulous!

  2. I have been wanting to try Dark Table for a long time, so I would likely choose that.

  3. I would love to try Dark Table!

  4. I would choose the chocolate tour! Sounds fun

  5. I would get something for my husband that he has always wanted to do..Dual Pilot Boeing 737 Flight Simulator Experience, Montreal.

  6. I would love to take the family on a Hot Air Balloon Ride.

  7. I would choose 2 x Sweet & Savoury Kensington Market Food Tour and gift one and keep one to go with them!

  8. I’d choose the Banff sled dogging adventure.

  9. I would love a dog sled ride – how fun!

  10. I would like the chocolate tour or I’d gift it!

  11. I’d like the Aerial Adventures.

  12. I like the Riverside and Leslieville Food Tour, Toronto

  13. I would choose a wine tasting experience.

  14. I would gift this to my brother & his wife. They love to try new things!

  15. I’d like the Aerial Adventures, it looks good.

  16. Would bring a family member to dark table and try out that unique experience.

  17. I would choose the Niagara Helicopter Tour.

  18. The Ottawa Biplabe ride over Parliament Hill sounds awesome

  19. i would love the hot air balloon ride!

  20. I would choose Toronto’s Ultimate Chocolate Tour. Yummy!

  21. I would choose the chocolate tour.

  22. I would love to go on a King and Queen West Sunday Brunch Tour.

  23. i would pick the dog sledding, I have never tried it.

  24. A hot air balloon ride in London Ontario

  25. I would choose the Toronto’s Ultimate Chocolate Tour

  26. I would love the Toronto’s Ultimate Chocolate Tour

  27. I would choose dark table

  28. I’d get the ziplining trip to Whistler.

  29. Il choose the chocolate tour

  30. Me and my boyfriend have been wanting to go on a vacation out west and I think we would pick dog sledding in Banff!

  31. I would use this towards the helicopter and horseback riding in Jasper

  32. I would love the Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour

  33. I would gift this to my hubby

  34. I would like to take the Little Italy food tour in Vancouver.

  35. i would choose the dog sleding.

  36. I’d choose a hot air balloon ride, I’ve always wanted to do one!

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