Taste your way through the Comox Valley

ABOUT ISLAND GOURMET TRAILS

Island Gourmet Trails offers relaxed, fun and delicious day tours around the Comox Valley's lush and fertile landscape. Foodies find the area still lives up to its native name: "Komox," meaning "land of plenty." Located in the heart of Vancouver Island, the area is bountiful with fresh seafood, organic farm products, superb wines and more.

 

Come taste the best of the best and let us handle transportation and all the little details.

Let us help you indulge in the spectacular culinary bounty of the area. Discover:

  • Bustling farmers' markets

  • Wineries

  • Craft breweries and distilleries

  • Bakeries

  • Organic farms

  • Picturesque orchards

  • World-renowned cheese factories

  • Organic chocolatiers

  • Oyster and scallop farms

  • Fishing docks - with the day's catch

  • Lavender farms

 

FARM, FOOD & WINE TOURS

THREE COURSE TOUR

Savour a multi-course gourmet dinner with regional wine pairings at some of the best restaurants in the Comox Valley.

ISLAND GOURMET TRAILS REVIEWS

“Revealing and relaxing tour

Just the right amount of content, great host. A warm and knowledgeable local showing you what the area has to offer. Really get a feel on the artisan movement in the area. Well worth the price. Both the lunch and dinner are fabulous.”

Erik L. - Vancouver

 

MEET OUR GUIDES

Our dynamic team of guides are local residents, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and well informed about the Comox Valley. Sharing the bounty of the Valley with our guests is our mission!

Gaetane Palardy, Island Gourmet Trails
Dyan Spink, Island Gourmet Trails
Dyan Spink, Island Gourmet Trails

 

Gaetane Palardy

A distinguished chef and educator, Gaetane Palardy is passionate about the Comox Valley. Her knowledge of fine food, delight in conversation and passion for teaching led to the creation of Island Gourmet Trails. Over the years, Gaetane has developed excellent relationships with local producers, artisans and farmers ensuring guests a unique and personalized experience.

 

 

 

Dyan Spink

Dyan Spink, founder of the Royston Roasting Company and 19-year member of the Comox Valley Farmers' Market, knows her way around the Comox Valley culinary circuit. From restaurateurs to farm gates, festivals to fundraisers, she has the pleasure of calling many of the valley's growers and foodies...her friends!

 

 

 

Lesley Stav

Lesley Stav, is a Red Seal Chef & President of the North Vancouver Island Chefs Association (NVICA). After working in restaurant kitchens in Vancouver for over 20 years, Stav returned to Vancouver Island 12 years ago. She shifted from hands-on cooking to that of mentor, guide and passionate advocate for the culinary industry. Chef Stav spearheaded several initiatives to connect community to local chefs, farmers, fishers & producers.

Enjoy a virtual tour of the Comox Valley

#ISLANDGOURMETTRAILS

Brewery Tour with Island Gourmet Tra
Brewery Tour with Island Gourmet Tra
press to zoom
Distillery Tour
Distillery Tour
press to zoom
Farm Tour with Island Gourmet Trails
Farm Tour with Island Gourmet Trails
press to zoom
Tasting with Island Gourmet Trails
Tasting with Island Gourmet Trails
press to zoom
Island Gourmet Trails Farm Visit
Island Gourmet Trails Farm Visit
press to zoom
Comox Valley Culinary Tour
Comox Valley Culinary Tour
press to zoom
Winery Tour in the Comox Valley
Winery Tour in the Comox Valley
press to zoom
Island Gourmet Trails culinary tours
Island Gourmet Trails culinary tours
press to zoom
Island Gourmet Trails farm visit
Island Gourmet Trails farm visit
press to zoom
 

CONTACT ISLAND GOURMET TRAILS

  • Facebook - Island Gourmet Trails
  • Instagram - Island Gourmet Trails

PROUD MEMBER OF: