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Nature and outdoors gift ideas

By Monika Sofrenovic
Marketing Specialist

Why hibernate all winter long when there’s a whole .CA outdoor world to explore! These nature and outdoor gift ideas are all about getting outside and making memories. Browse camping equipment, artisanal wines, art experiences and more! 


Discover the Rockies’ natural beauty by booking an unforgettable guided wilderness tour with Uplift Adventures. Venture up a wintery canyon as you chase frozen waterfalls, go snowshoeing under the stars with a guest storyteller from the Blackfoot Nationand more! Now, pack some granola bars and strap on those hiking boots. 

Price range: $$ – $$$ 


If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. But if you spoil them with new flyfishing gear from Amundson Outdoor Products…you’ll be bestest buds for all eternity. At least, we think that’s how it works. Browse Amundson’s impressive selection of rods, reels, lures, wading apparel and more!  

Price range: $ – $$$


Have an avid paddler on your list? WhyNot Adventure has you covered with one of their excellent, intimate guided canoe trips. Paddle through and explore the Nova Scotia coast’s hidden nooks and crannies, eat a hearty meal, camp out on the beach and watch the stars.  

Price range: $$ – $$$ 


Get your favourite outdoor adventurer ready to brave the wilderness with all the camping gear they’ll need. Shediac, New Brunswick’s East Coast Wilderness supplies a healthy selection of rugged wearables, as well as everything from portable stoves and rucksacks to high-end canoes and kayaks 

Price range: $ – $$$$ 


Give the gift of an extraordinary, western Canadian outdoor experience with Fresh Adventures! They offer professionally guided tours perfect for any skill level, like a seven-day camping experience in the Rockies or a Powder Highway Ski Tour that journeys deep into the pristine mountains of British Columbia.  

Price range: $$$ – $$$$

Looking to give a gift that doesn’t involve downloading an app or staring at a screen? Wild Life Outdoor Adventures is here to get kids and grown-ups outside and making memories. They’ve created a series of all-in-one, themed “adventure kits” that come with hours of activitieslike treasure hunts and star-gazing—as well as nature crafts, games and even wilderness gear. Absolutely no WiFi signal needed!   

Price range: $ – $$

Want to go beyond your garden-variety gnome or tacky Santa for outdoor decor? Laura Ouimet, the artist behind We-Met Wirework, creates incredible, life-like sculptures made from galvanized chicken wire that plus up any lawn or garden space. And if your special someone wants to try their hand at wire art, We-Met offers DIY kits.

Price range: $$ – $$$$

If you have someone on your list that’s always wanted to try whitewater rafting then here’s your chance to give them an incredible experience! Liquid Lifestyles provides expert-guided rafting adventures set against stunning mountain scenery and waterfalls in Clearwater, BC. It’s the perfect balance of thrills and unforgettable views.  

Price range: $$$ – $$$$

Give the type of gift that breaks you free of everyday routines! Giftjoy offers “adventure gift cards” for experiences that can range from a bit of mellow fun to a full-on thrill ride. Depending on what your special someone’s into, you could treat them to a chilled out, eco-tent camping weekend…or the chance to whip a Ferrari ‘round a racetrack for the day!

Price range: $ – $$$

Have a bona-fide lavender lover on your list? Well, you’re in luck. Rocky Meadows Lavender provides essential oils, bath and body products, candles—and more. It doesn’t get any more locally grown than this, either: practically everything they sell is made from lavender plucked straight from their rural Ontario farm.

Price range: $ – $$

There’s so much more to lavender beyond what you see on Instagram. Lavender Queen lets you experience the true benefits through their small-batch, certified-vegan products that are hand-crafted to order. Go ahead and spoil the lavender connoisseur in your life with luxurious bath bombs, body butter and artisanal soaps!

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Up for a yoga session next to sparkling clear waters? What about a rejuvenating bath in the woods? Meander offers nature and forest therapy—with BC’s forests as a backdrop. It’s an unconventional gift, sure, but one that gives and your besties a chance to recharge and reconnect with yourselves and the natural world around you.

Price range: $$ – $$$

Toronto-based Brown’s Sports & Cycle Co. is here to help your bicycle-loving buddies get properly kitted up for cycling season. Browse through a robust selection of road, mountain and hybrid bikes and accessories. And if biking’s not quite your bag, Brown’s Sports & Cycle Co. also supplies high-quality gear for running, racquet sports and swimming.

Price range: $ – $$$

Get your special someone’s favourite sports team logo emblazoned on a foldable Adirondack chair made from recycled materials in Stoney Creek, ON. The chairs are also super-durable and maintenance-free, so their looks won’t fade.

Price range: $$ – $$$

Muskoka Custom Woodcrafting brings your design ideas to life in the form of beautiful, precision-crafted wood signs and wall décor. A great, personalized gift for your special someone’s home, cottage or business!

Price range: $ – $$$

Hear that? It’s great gift ideas calling from beyond your couch and computer! Once you’re done exploring all the outdoors has to offer, dive into our full .CA gift guide for even more ideas. 

About the author
Monika Sofrenovic

Monika Sofrenovic is the Marketing Specialist at CIRA. She is a recent graduate of Carleton University with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Marketing.