Maple Syrup Tour

$35.00

Starts at 11am
Minimum number of participants required for a booking is (4)
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Description

Discover how sugar water is turned into one of Canada’s icons: maple syrup! The Maple Syrup Tour will leave you with an appreciation for the intricate & complex process that Armand Desharnais started back in 1986 of making one of MB’s best kept secrets. Guests will learn how to identify maple trees, hear the origin stories of how maple syrup was used in the Metis way of life, tapping tools and practices, and the different grades. Sweet samples in the Sugar Shack, home to St. Pierre Jolys annual Sugaring Off Festival and at Jem Bistro (directly adjacent) will leave you craving for more.

What to Expect:

  • The tour is approximately 1.5 hours in length and requires walking.  
  • There is free and ample parking at the St. Pierre Museum Site – the start and finish location of the tour.  

  • At the end of the tour, visitors will receive a sweet treat provided by J’em Bistro 

  • Tours will take place rain or shine – please dress for the weather, mosquitoes, and wear comfortable walking shoes.
     
     
  • Over half of the tour will take place outside, anyone with allergies should bring the appropriate medications.  


Availability:

  • Pre-booked tours – miniumum of 4 to a maximum of 10 

  • Private bookings are available upon request 

  • Booking Days and Times

  • Bookings can take place on the museestpierrejolys website 
  • Pricing for the tour is $35.00 per person for adults, $20.00 per person for children under 12, students, and seniors 

  • Visitors must arrive 10 mins prior to the tour start time 

  • Visitors must be able to stand and walk on grass, gravel terrain for approximately an hour. This tour is scooter and wheel chair accessible.