Special Events at Wanderlust Tours
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.
FEBRUARY 10, 2019:
ART IN NATURE: SNOWSHOE WITH BEND CAMERATA
Wanderlust Tours presents a new installation of our Art in Nature series, featuring the ultra-talented a capella group, Bend Camerata! Enjoy a bonfire in the depths of an old-growth forest, and witness a performance featuring the stunning voices of a 10-person a capella ensemble. This will be an unforgettable experience, and makes a great early Valentine’s date!
Sign up here!
February 15-17, 2019:
SNOWCAMP WITH A PROFESSIONAL GUIDE (ONGOING 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.
To sign up, call (541) 389-8359!
DECEMBER 31, 2019:
New Year's Eve
Bonfire on the Snow
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?
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!
ART IN NATURE: SURVIVORMAN LES STROUD
We partnered with the Tower Theatre to present a host of activities with Survivorman Les Stroud. Our Naturalist Guides brought Survivorman and guests out to the stunning Cascade Lakes, and to one of Central Oregon's wild Lava Tube Caves. At each spot, Les performed some of his music and regaled the audience with tales of his adventures.
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.