Special Events

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We have an exciting new host of Special Events Activities in Bend, Oregon each season.
If you're interested in creating your own special tour, please contact our
Custom Tour Coordinator


VOLUNTOURISM

For over a decade and a half, Wanderlust Tours has been giving back to the beautiful Central Oregon landscape and bringing our community together through our voluntourism events.

Join us in keeping these special places pristine!

Cascade Lakes Clean Up
OCTOBER 15, 2019

Central Oregon Cave Clean Up
OCTOBER 20 & 21, 2019


OCTOBER 20TH, 2019

Take Me to the River is an event inspired by the soul, and here in Bend, our soul can be found in the rivers, mountains and deserts of Central Oregon. Join us in another moment of confluence between art & nature.

Paddle the Deschutes River and enjoy a private concert along the river at the take-out point. Music by Dry Canyon Trio, Devils’ Duo and Alicia Viani & Mark Karwan


DECEMBER 31, 2019:

The only place you want to be when we leave 2019 behind and greet the New Year in Bend Oregon. Join us for a magical evening on the snow complete with hot cocoa, a glowing bonfire, and a saxophone serenade. Is it December yet?


PAST EVENTS

Be sure to check out our Custom Private Tours page if you like what you see!

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Art in Nature: Bend Camerata

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Guided Camping Trip to the Steens and Alvord Desert

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Art in Nature: Private Piano Concert with Hunter Noack


SNOWCAMP WITH A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE (ONGOING WINTER SERIES)

An exciting series of outdoor winter adventures! Snowshoe into the gorgeous Central Oregon wilderness, and set up camp for a night of adventure. Enjoy a delicious locally-made dinner and libations around a bonfire, while your naturalist guide shares the cultural and natural history of the area. The perfect way to celebrate spring break in Bend, Oregon!

LOCALLY-CATERED DINNER SNOWSHOE

During the winter, we partner with one of our talented local restaurant partners (like Wild Oregon Foods) to bring you a special treat. Enjoy a delicious, specially-catered dinner, followed by a magnificent snowshoe trip out to the quiet of the nighttime forest. There, you can relax around a hand-carved snow amphitheater while enjoying some hot drinks made with locally-distilled spirits, some delicious locally-made desserts, and the amazing ambiance of the old-growth forest at night. 

WINTER GUIDED TOUR OF CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK

Experience one of the most stunning sights in the Pacific Northwest! In the winter, we lead custom snowshoe tours around the rim of this volcanic caldera, explaining the fascinating geological and cultural history of Oregon's only National Park. Afterward, enjoy a catered lunch with some hot drinks in this beautiful landscape. 

STEENS MOUNTAIN & BLACK ROCK DESERT GUIDED CUSTOM TOUR WITH THE HIGH DESERT MUSEUM

We lead annual custom guided tours into the heart of the Alvord Desert, emphasizing Steens Mountain. From Bend, we travel deep into sagebrush country, where we spend three nights and four days uncovering history, hiking through deserts and forests, exploring ranches, and relaxing in hotels established in the early 1900s. For more information, please visit our page detailing the Steens Mountain Guided Tour.

SUMMER GUIDED TOUR OF CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK

Guided tours of Crater Lake are simply a must. There's so much fascinating cultural, geological, and natural history to learn! Explore Oregon's only National Park with our Naturalist Guides. This is the ultimate family vacation trip!

LOCALLY-CATERED DINNER CANOE

For these custom group tours, we partner with one of our talented local restaurant partners to craft a magical experience. Enjoy a delicious, specially-catered dinner right by the water's edge, followed by a stunning, Naturalist-Guided canoe tour on the peaceful waters of the Cascade Lakes, or the Deschutes River.