We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Island Gourmet Trails

1832 Robb Ave, Comox, British Columbia V9M 2E4, Canada
+1 250-650-1956
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Full Day of Interesting Discoveries

Gaetane met my wife in the lobby of the Kingfisher promptly at 10 am and from there led us on an... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Randy O
,
Calgary, Canada
Unorganized

I booked a tour after reading the great reviews on here. Our experience was just okay. The... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
VIMom
,
Vancouver Island
Read all 19 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Island Gourmet Trails offers delicious day tours within the Comox Valley. This culinary adventure is planned to cover different trails throughout the Valley. Tours are customized to suit the group’s specific interest: stops may include farmer’s markets, bakeries, cheese dairies, organic farms, shellfish farms, wineries,coffee roysters etc. You can end your day with a gourmet dinner in a local restaurant or a cooking class. Those culinary tours are designed to help you experience the Valley in all its splendour and its flavour!
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sea salt” (2 reviews)
“craft brewery” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
1832 Robb Ave, Comox, British Columbia V9M 2E4, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 250-650-1956
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (19)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Gaetane met my wife in the lobby of the Kingfisher promptly at 10 am and from there led us on an excellent, well informed tour of a number of local artisan/boutique food shops run by very engaging proprietors. We saw a local coffee roaster explain...More

Thank Randy O
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I booked a tour after reading the great reviews on here. Our experience was just okay. The positive was that Gaetane was very nice and knowledgeable. The negative is she seemed really unprepared for our tour even though I booked months in advance. She had...More

Thank VIMom
IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for providing constructive feedback regarding your tour experience in August. Please be assured that we have taken it to heart. As you can imagine we are very proud of the experience we provide to visitors but sometimes customized tours present some challenges ....More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Gaetane picked us up at 10 in the morning and took us on a relaxing and delicious tour of the Comox Valley. We learned about (and tasted) coffee, handmade dark chocolate, wine, sea salt, herb blends, and seafood from the fabulous farms and wineries of...More

Thank Sonja M
IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

It is always fun to share with visitors what is special about the Comox valley. I am glad you enjoyed the day and it made you appreciate the flavours of the food, beauty of the area and hospitality of the producers. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

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.

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Gaetane has established a warm relationship with the many artisans, farmers, distillers and wine makers of the beautiful, amazing Comox Valley. This informs the tour and sets the experience far above others. We were welcomed enthusiastically by the vendors and learned so much from them...More

Thank mlage2017
Reviewed 19 June 2017

What an amazing culinary adventure. I highly recommend Gaétane and her Island Gourmet Trails for residents and visitors alike. We visited a couple of Farmers' Markets, a Distillery, a Winery, a Sea Salt & Herbs Company and had lunch at an Artisan Foods Caterers. Two...More

Thank Francine L
IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your experience. It is always a pleasure for me to help, visitors, newcomers, or résidents to discover the flavour and beauty of our rich valley. Gaetane

Reviewed 18 June 2017

An all-day culinary dream tour of the Comox Valley with emphasis on local artisan producers. You're introduced to local producers and products unique to the Comox Valley and your host, Gaetane, has a wealth of knowledge about the area as you travel through it and...More

Thank jaybee7815
IslandGourmetTrails, Owner at Island Gourmet Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank for the positive comments. It is always a pleasure to introduce the the beauty and the flavour of the Comox Valley to new comers like you and to visitors. I want more people to know about how special is the Comox Valley. Gaetane

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Gaetane is a friendly well organized tour guide whose knowledge of the Comox Valley is remarkable! My family would recommend this experience to anyone visiting the Comox Valley!

Thank Leona S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

While visiting the island this past August, my sister-in-law surprised hubby and I with this delightful tour of the Comox Valley. Gaetane, our host, is a friendly person with great stories and a good knowledge of the Valley. The tour was designed with our interests...More

1  Thank LorriJ
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was a divinely delicious day. Gaetane is a pleasant, highly knowledgeable and well organized host. Pickup was on time and our van of 3 couples spent a wonderful day driving through the scenic Comox valley stopping at a diverse variety of local gourmet/artisan culinary...More

Thank Karl K
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 207 hotels in Vancouver Island
Port Augusta Inn and Suites
142 reviews
.97 km away
Travelodge Courtenay BC
440 reviews
3.81 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Courtenay Comox Valley SW
475 reviews
4.02 km away
The Villas at Crown Isle Resort
181 reviews
4.13 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Blackfin Pub
738 reviews
1.01 km away
Toscano's Mediterranean Grill
209 reviews
.93 km away
Avenue Bistro
220 reviews
.89 km away
Martine's Bistro
287 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park
69 reviews
1.43 km away
Island Pursuit Sport Fishing
27 reviews
1.30 km away
Harbour Air Seaplanes
18 reviews
.92 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Island Gourmet Trails staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit