Top 20 Experiences in Bend
Chocolate Tour Including Wine Hot Chocolate and Samples
You will enjoy a behind the scenes look at how this local award-winning chocolate maker creates their incredibly savory product. You’ll learn about how various beans from different regions of the world help make these chocolates and experience how the process works. Perhaps the highlight will be forming your own chocolate bar into a mold that will be packaged to take home with you. At the end, everyone will enjoy some wine or hot chocolate along with tasting their various samples. If you choose to purchase some chocolate bars, we have arranged special wholesale pricing for you.
Bend Oregon Guided Lava Tube Cave Tour
Join us for an epic subterranean adventure deep below the Earth’s surface! Bend is home to a vast amount of lava tube cave networks, all of which were formed thousands of years ago by volcanic activity. During our two hours underground in the darkest, quietest spot the Earth can provide, our naturalist guides will impart their vast knowledge of the region's geology while we adventure through this incredible cave system. Wanderlust Tours is the only guide company permitted in these wondrous lava caves. These caves are wild caves, meaning there is no paved path or lighting. Wanderlust Tours will outfit your group with helmets and headlamps. We also recommend wearing hiking boots or sturdy shoes to help navigate the uneven terrain as well as a fleece jacket and jeans as the caves stay at 45 degrees Fahrenheit year round! These volcanically formed geologic wonders are a truly breathtaking place to explore!
Bend Blitz Scavenger Hunt
Our very unique, immersive adventures are the only ones of their kind. We, unlike other companies, provide your very own remote, interactive, live host to assist and encourage you along through your phone. We are an Austin, TX-based global custom event design company offering scavenger hunts and other events in 300+ cities in North America and beyond. Our specially hand-crafted adventures are equal parts tour, creative challenge, detective hunt, and social experiment! Guests get to discover in an alternate reality our favorite hidden gems off the beaten trail and creatively interpret fun art, history, and culture clues - for points! They get to enjoy fame and glory while appearing on our website’s international leaderboard, no matter what their score. They get to essentially race other teams in other cities, even if they don’t have competitors who have signed up in their city that day. Get ready to discover unusual oddities, laugh out loud, and make the experience your own!
Electric Bike Tour of Bend & Deschutes River
Traveling by electric bike is an incredibly fun and safe way to cover a lot of ground and take in some stunning views at the same time. While we do ask our guests to pedal a bit, it is the electric bike that does most all of the work. This allows us to soak up the beautiful scenery around us. We will also be visiting some areas that most tourist are not familiar with. And of course, we will learn a bit about Bend and the Deschutes River along the way!
Ultimate Scavenger Bend (Downtown)
Bend's favorite scavenger hunt! Whether visitor or long time resident, this hunt is an amazing and entertaining way to learn about Bend! Get a taste of the best the downtown area has to offer.
Craft Brewery Tours with Complimentary Tasting Flights
Bend, Oregon is one of the most well known craft beer towns in this country. With over 35 craft breweries, the beer scene is a way of life around here. We will visit three of our favorite breweries in town, each with their own fun vibe. You will get a behind the scenes tour at one of the breweries, helping you understand the process of making craft beers. You will also enjoy several flight tastings, providing you plenty of beer to compare tasting notes from the different breweries. Join us for a great afternoon of touring, lots of tasting and hopefully making some new friends while enjoying the Bend beer scene like a local.
Deschutes River Horse Ride
Private custom horse riding experience create the prefect day for you. small private groups 2 maximum guests over the age of 16 years must have one person over 18 years old. We will ride with one person so come alone or bring some friends.
Night Sky Private Photo Tour
Enjoy a private photo tour to experience and photograph the clear night sky of the High Desert. Very flexible tours start at your preferred time with a duration of ~3 hours. This is your private tour for 1-2 persons.
Bend Scavenger Hunt + Trivia
Explore the history and hot spots of your location by solving scavenger hunt and trivia style riddles on this engaging walking tour. Your team will earn points and be guided farther along the route with every riddle you get right. Play from the convenience of your smart phone whenever you’re ready for an adventure!
Small-Group Paddle Board and Happy Hour in Cascade Lakes
We will go to one of the most beautiful Cascade Lakes and you will enjoy stunning views while on a paddle board. When you want to take a break from paddling, feel free to relax in a beac chair or take a dip in the beautiful Cascade Lake waters. Appetizers and beverages available for each guest.
Food Truck and Brewery Tour with Complimentary Tastings
Bend is home to some 35 craft breweries, each with their own varieties of beer. Our food truck scene is also pretty spectacular with some tasty food. We will visit two of our favorite breweries as well as the liveliest food truck pod in town. You will enjoy complimentary flight tastings from the different breweries and Bend's famous Tots from the food truck pod. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of craft beer and some tasty snacks.
The Ultimate Scavenger Bend! (Citywide)
Bend's favorite scavenger hunt! Whether visitor or long time local, this hunt is an amazing and entertaining way to learn about the city. 1) You will receive 25 clues via email to locations all around Bend. 2) With the clues you will attempt to find destinations! Search online, ask locals, whatever you need to do! 3) By visiting landmarks, businesses, and other interesting locations, you get to see the best Bend has to offer! 4) Email photos with your group at any time afterwards to claim a completion certificate and possible other prizes!
Private Half-Day Photo Tours
Visit, explore and capture the best photo spots Bend and Central Oregon have to offer. Grab your camera and head out with one of our local guides. Our most popular itineraries are: • The Cascades: Waterfalls, rivers and streams of the stunning Central Oregon Cascades • The High Desert: Magnificent rock formations and the wide open expanse of volcanic lava fields • Sunrise/Sunset Tours: The colorful display of nature during the treasured Golden Hour! • The Night Sky: The High Desert night sky and its incredible display of stars! • Custom Tour: Your imagination is the limit! Private Photo Tours starting from Bend, Sunriver or your place of choice.
Ultimate Scavenger Redmond, Oregon
Oregon's favorite scavenger hunt! Our hunts capture the best Redmond has to offer - culture, history, food, drink and more! Whether visitor or longtime local, this hunt is an amazing and entertaining way to learn about the city! Be sure to send us pics of your hunt for prizes!
Explore Central Oregon
Smith Rock is Oregon’s premier rock climbing destination. There are scores of classic climbs on the tuff and basalt cliffs; development continues to this day with new moderates and cutting-edge routes going up each year. After exploring Smith Rock we will stop for lunch in the town of Sisters, Oregon. This friendly little outpost in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains draws visitors for its profound natural beauty as well as annual celebrations. After your afternoon in Sisters we will drive you back to your hotel in Bend with a stop at magnificent Petersen Rock Garden & Museum. Petersen Rock Garden is one of those roadside attractions that defies description. The garden started in 1935 as the pet project of Danish immigrant Rasmus Petersen. Petersen set about creating castles with moats, fountains, towers, bridges, even miniature models of famous buildings like the Statue of Liberty, all built from rocks, shells, bits of glass, and other found objects.
Bend Street Photography Private Tour
Visit, explore and capture the best photo spots Bend and Central Oregon have to offer. Grab your camera and head out with one of our local guides. Hotel pickup is available.
Distillery Tour with Complimentary Tastings
You will get a behind the scenes look at the entire distillation process including barreling and bottling. You also will learn a lot about their many offerings, including some infused spirits. Perhaps best of all, you will enjoy the complimentary beverages of your choice in a beautiful environment with fantastic views.
Private Full-Day Photo Tours
Visit, explore and capture the best photo spots Bend and Central Oregon have to offer. Grab your camera and head out with one of our local guides. Our most popular itineraries are: • The McKenzie: Iconic waterfalls and natural beauty in one of Central Oregon’s most picturesque regions • Sunrise/Sunset Tours: The colorful display of nature during the treasured Golden Hour! • Custom Tour: Your imagination is the limit!
Sisters: Scavenger Hunt + Trivia
Explore the history and hot spots of your location by solving scavenger hunt and trivia style riddles on this engaging walking tour. Your team will earn points and be guided farther along the route with every riddle. Play from the convenience of your smartphone whenever you’re ready for an adventure!
Half-day Private Tour in Central Cascades with Photoshoot
Choose either to explore around Mt. Bachelor and drive up the Cascade Mountain Lakes Scenic Highway or the Three Sisters Mountains including Three Creeks Lake and views of Tam MacArthur Rim. Learn about the natural landscape with a local photographer by Central Oregon's best scenic view points and get 15-20 high quality edited photos to remember your time here and the picturesque Cascade Mountains.