2:30 p.m. | Amethyst Mine Panorama
Discovered in 1949 during construction of the nearby McTavish fire tower, Amethyst Mine Panorama was once the largest amethyst mine in North America. Learn the intricacies of amethyst mining, fascinating facts about amethyst geology and colour (including what makes some amethysts red), and then grab a bucket and pick your own purple gems to bring home. From large boulders adorned with sparking purple crystals, to tiny, polished stones, be sure to make plenty of room in your trunk for these dazzling souvenirs.
4:00 p.m. | Eagle Canyon Adventures
Not for the faint of heart, Canada’s longest suspension bridge stretches 180 m across a dramatic canyon gorge and will leave you with your knees knocking. Test your nerve at Eagle Canyon Adventures on the shorter 90 m bridge, then grip the railing and make your way across Canada’s longest, as wind gusts sway the wooden beams beneath you.