Three Bars Ranch
Experience the ultimate horseback riding vacation in the Canadian Rocky Mountains of British Columbia. Offering one of the most diverse activities programmes available. Included is a complete range of horseback riding, hiking, river float & tennis. Enjoy your vacation experience with true western hospitality.
Three Bars Ranch
Day 1: Cranbrook > Three Bars Ranch (D) Upon arrival into Cranbrook airport, transfer by shuttle bus to the Three Bars Ranch. Shuttle buses run between 1:30 pm and 10:00 pm
Three Bars Guest and Cattle Ranch is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, between Banff and Glacier National Park. This special part of the world offers an abundance of nature, clean, rushing water, green fields, and breathtaking mountain views. It was designed and built in 1989 as a modern vacation ranch. Jeff and April Beckley had a clear vision for the perfect layout, having both previously built and run guest ranches. Three Bars Guest Ranch offers the perfect blend of western culture and modern convenience. It is the culmination of massive log construction and European functionality. Nestled on 35,000 acres, it boasts 21 log cabins, a 7500 square-foot main guesthouse, and 2 acres of grass courtyard. All private facilities are available for the exclusive use of our guests.
Ranch amenities include: 35,000 acres to explore, 100 head horses to get you there, marked hiking trails, 2 outdoor riding arenas, indoor riding arena, world class performance horse training facility, complimentary wireless internet for all buildings, indoor heated pool, outdoor hot tub - jacuzzi, 7500 sq main log lodge, 21 log accommodations, mountain bikes, fully equipped fitness facility, ranch store, petting zoo, campfire pit, horseshoe pit, tennis court, volleyball court, 2 acres of grass court yard, satellite TV DVD and VCR in main lodge, business center with fax, computer and pay phone, kids fort, horseshoe pit, trap shooting range, fly fishing equipment & public laundry facility.
Cabins emphasize comfort, relaxation and never skimping on amenities like hand built log furniture, cozy quilts, full baths, a seating area and of course, a front porch. Whichever cabin works best for your family you are sure to find your private log cabin welcoming! Your home while visiting Three Bars Ranch will be one, two or three bedroom log cabins - each room has a unique bed configurations from one queen, to two queen beds.
Day 2 - Day 6: Three Bars Ranch (B, L, D)
Spend the next 5 days experiencing the best of what Three Bar Ranch has on offer
Have an Adventure Vacation • Marked hiking trails • High-end mountain bikes • Trap shooting range • Fly fishing equipment
Go Horseback Riding • 100 head of horses to get you around • Two outdoor riding arenas • An indoor riding arena • World-class performance horse training facility
The Rides Rides are available every morning and every afternoon. All rides are small, 4-6 guests max, giving us the ability to tailor every ride to your specific interest. While it is always an option at Three Bars Guest Ranch, riding is never mandatory. Some guests never miss a ride while others only ride once or twice. Horseback rides are organized by the head wrangler during mealtimes. Ride options include family rides, adult rides, kids rides, walking rides, and fast rides. The first rides leave the corrals right after breakfast and return for lunch. Afternoon rides leave the corrals between 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fast rides are available to experienced riders after one full day of riding at Three Bars Guest Ranch. Once weekly, an all-day ride is offered. We also take an early breakfast ride once a week, where you can enjoy your hot breakfast out on the trail. Each guest will have their own horse for the duration of their stay.
Important Information • To ride everyone needs to understand English and speak some for safety. • Riding boots are required "“ Ranch will rent them if needed. • Riding helmets are not provided & not required • All guests are required to sign a release of liability to be involved in any activity at the ranch. • Children must be 6 yrs or older at time of travel to be part of the riding programme • Maximum weight for horse riding is 270 lbs/122 kilos
Relax in Luxury • Indoor heated pool • Outdoor hot tub and Jacuzzi
Enjoy Modern Comforts • Business centre with fax, computer, and pay phone • Free WiFi internet in all buildings • Satellite TV, DVD, and VCR in the main guest lodge • Fully equipped fitness centre • Public laundry facility • Ranch store • Tennis court • Volleyball court
Fun for Kids • Petting zoo • Horseshoe pit • Kids fort • Outside play area
Day 7: Three Bars Ranch > Cranbrook (B) Enjoy breakfast this morning and check out of the ranch by 10:30 am Transfer by shuttle to the Cranbrook Airport. Shuttle buses run between 7:00 am and 11:30 am
Spring and Fall packages include • Return transfer from Cranbrook Regional Airport • Log Cabin style accommodation • All meals from dinner on day of arrival to breakfast on morning of departure • Complimentary High Speed internet access • Unlimited guided horseback riding "“ every morning and afternoon (Mon-Fri). All Day Ride Option on Friday •Use of ranch pool, hot tub, tennis court, fitness room, mountain bikes and lodge facility • Shooting sports (clay pigeon and rim fire) • Guided hike & mapped hiking trails • Mountain biking, fly and spin fishing, archery, gold panning, and more.
Summer packages include the above plus • Guided River Float Trip (only available in July & Aug) • Fly fishing equipment - fishing opens June 15th on the river • Evening entertainment: archery, volleyball games, zorb soccer, fire engine games and campfires • Kids horseback riding programme
Pricing (per person) $AUD
Departs 2019 Departures
26 May - 29 Sep
2019 Departures Sunday 26 May - 29 Sep
Booking conditions • 25% non-refundable deposit required prior to booking
• Early check in and late check out is not available Important information required at time of booking
• Guest height & weight
• Riding level beginner, intermediate or advanced.
• Health issues & any special dietary requirements
• 25% non-refundable deposit required prior to booking • Early check in and late check out is not available
Important information required at time of booking • Guest height & weight • Riding level beginner, intermediate or advanced. • Health issues & any special dietary requirements
Not included • Private riding lessons
• Guided fly fishing float day trips
• Ask your travel agent or World Journeys for Non-rider, Youth, and Child rates
• Private riding lessons • Guided fly fishing float day trips • Gratuities • Ask your travel agent or World Journeys for Non-rider, Youth, and Child rates