Optional Activities – Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Option 1 – Afternoon Wine Tasting Tour (Sold Out)



Huckleberry Finn Wine Tour

Sponsored By:

Melissa Hole
Royal LePage Westwin Realty
“It’s a lifestyle, not a job”



3 Wineries / 6 Hours
Departure: 9:15 AM

$129/pp + GST (Sold out)

Lunch Stop: Harper’s Trail Estate Winery*


Commence your journey taking a short ride across the north Thompson River on the historic McLure Ferry, a quick trip that offers a unique waterside view of the riverbanks and the local wildlife’s natural habitat.


Visit the following wineries:

Privato Winery: The inspiration behind the name Privato comes from the Italian word meaning “private” that aptly describes the wineries idyllic setting. A hidden gem in the heart of BC’s exciting Thompson Valley wine region, Privato is a family owned boutique winery dedicated to the production of premium Burgundian
styled wines.


Harper’s Trail Estate Winery: Named for the cattle drive “trail” of pioneer rancher Thaddeus Harper; it is the first winery from Kamloops. Tucked into the city outskirts on the bank of the South Thompson River the winery sits among rolling hills of sage and grass and is home to Bighorn sheep. The backdrop of limestone, Hoodoos, and a natural spring set the biodiversity of this rare place.


Monte Creek Ranch Winery: Forging a new era of exploration for the Thompson Valley, Monte Creek Ranch offers the next frontier in winemaking. Just a 10 minute drive outside Kamloops City limits, Monte Creek Ranch aims to follow in the footsteps of the area’s early explorers and uncover what the land can offer.


Tour Includes:
• Tasting Fees
• Complimentary Chilled Bottled Water
• Transportation to/from Sun Peaks Resort
• Professional & Knowledgeable Wine Guide/Driver
• Secure Coolers for Wine & Food Storage


*Cost of Lunch is not included in this tour.

Option 2 – White Water Rafting (Sold Out)

Ready Set Go – Half Day Whitewater Rafting Trip

Sponsored by:

Mike Mitchell & Amanda Mitchell

Royal LePage Westwin Realty

“Live, Work & Play in Kamloops”



Departure: 8:30 AM

Cost: $145 +GST (Sold Out)

Transportation Provided.

Our Sponsors will also be providing coffee & muffins in the morning, bagged lunch after the rafting and refreshments for the ride home.


Going into their 36th year rafting on the Clearwater River in Wells Gray Park, Interior Whitewater proudly offers you an unparalleled rafting adventure. This “get in and rip” trip offers some of the best whitewater rafting in BC. “Ready-Set-Go” is an amazing whitewater adventure for rafters of all experience levels, packed full of powerful rapids that first-timers and veterans alike will be sure to enjoy.

You will work your way through thrilling whitewater against the backdrop of canyon walls and pristine forests, giving you a chance to experience Wells Gray Park from an entirely different angle. The breathtaking thrills and beautiful scenery are rounded out with chances to swim and enjoy a short hike to a massive Class V Rapid.


Minimum Weight: 90 lbs | 41 kg
Class: II, III, and IV Rapids
Legendary Rapids: Mosh Pit, The Wall, M-87


You can sign-up for the whitewater rafting trip at the time of registration, or you can edit your existing conference registration. Your registration is accessible through the confirmation email that you should have received at the time of your initial registration. If you require a copy of your confirmation email or have any questions, please contact Sherryl Parsons at sparsons@rareaffairs.ca.

Option 3 – Golf Tournament (Only One Spot Remaining)

Pre-Conference Golf Tournament  – Sun Peaks Resort Golf Course  

Departure: 10:00 am group 1 tee time. Tee times will be assigned and emailed to all players. Please be at the golf course a minimum of 30 minutes prior to your tee time.


Club Rentals: $40.00 + GST. Call 250.578.5431 to reserve clubs.


The 18-hole, par 72 Graham Cooke-designed course is centered along the valley floor amongst three surrounding mountains, Tod, Sundance, and Morrisey. The course provides many risk/reward opportunities for all skill levels and, at 1,200 metres, the 6,400 yard course is British Columbia’s highest. Bonuses of elevation are that your ball flies longer, plus the higher mountain air provides relief from hot summer days.


Contact Sherryl Parsons at sparsons@rareaffairs.ca for information.

Evening Option – Fiesta Mexicana


Hosted By:

Date: Wednesday September 18th

Time: 7:00pm – 1:00am

Location: Bottoms Bar & Grill (3160 Creekside Way, Sun Peaks, BC, V0E 5N0)

Tickets: $100

Royal LePage Westwin/Kamloops would like to invite you to join us on Wednesday the 18th of September at Bottoms Bar & Grill, Sun Peaks Resort, for Fiesta Mexicana! Get warmed up for a fun Headstart at Sun Peaks with a fresh taco bar, awesome patio, live band, complimentary cocktails from 7-9pm & drink specials all night. Make sure to capture your memories with Royal LePagers across the country at our fiesta themed photo booth. You don’t want to miss out on this epic event. Sombreros & themed outfits are encouraged. Please purchase tickets in advance as we won’t be selling tickets at the door. For more information on this event contact Melissa Hole (250) 852-1641 or Amanda Mitchell (250) 319-4165 direct. ARRRRRIIIIIBBBBBAAA!