We Have a Passion for Tourism & Meeting New People

Winnipeg’s tourism scene has undergone an evolution in recent years. The addition of world-class museums, trendy restaurants, and a revitalized historic district, has made it a must-see destination. But we know it can be hard to identify the best-of-the-best — that’s where we come in.


Black Lab Tours was born out of a desire to deliver bespoke tours to those who are looking for an elevated experience.


Our goal is to provide our guests with unique experiences that inspire them and bring them together over moving stories, local food, and drink. These engaging activities create memorable experiences you can look back on and share with your friends and family.


Why Choose Black Lab Tours?

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Our Commitment

We provide exceptional experiences for you, our customers, by getting to know who you are and what inspires you. We go above and beyond to provide customers a rich and fulfilling experience.

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Our Community

We care for the lands we are privileged to use and recognize the value of their history, culture, and institutions. We’re eager to share the unique stories, amazing architecture, and diverse cuisine present throughout our city.

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Our Experience

With more than 15 years of experience in the tourism industry, we’re experts at pinpointing the destinations and attractions that will leave our customers excited to return to Winnipeg.

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Our Guides

Our name was inspired by the Labrador retriever, North America’s most popular dog. Labs are friendly, kind, intelligent, reliable, and they demonstrate leadership. These are the same skills we look for in our guides!

Join Our Team

Our team is made of attentive, thoughtful, meticulous, and considerate individuals. We are dedicated to ensuring our customers have fun exploring our fascinating city and leave wanting more.


We’re looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides to join our team. These individuals are at the heart of our success. Join us and discover Winnipeg and surrounding areas in a whole new way.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers here to some of the most common questions we receive. Can’t find the answer you need? Email us at info@blacklabtours.com.

Where do your tours start?

Our tours start in various locations. Details are outlined on the website page of the tour you are booking.

Is there walking involved?

Yes! Our tours are primarily walking-based. Expect to walk anywhere from 1.5 km to 4 km.

Do you operate on rain days?

Our tours take place rain or shine unless severe weather makes it unsafe to proceed. Please check the forecast and dress appropriately. Winnipeg weather can change quickly, so it’s best to wear layers.

Are there any additional costs to the tour?

Your ticket price includes all items listed on the itinerary. Additional food or beverages, outside of what’s listed in the itinerary, are at your expense.

What is the typical group size?

We specialize in small group experiences. Our walking tours accommodate up to 12 guests. We also offer private tours for a more intimate experience.

Are refunds available for parts of the tour not used?

By purchasing a ticket, you are signing up for the whole tour. If you chose to not join parts of the tour or consume food/beverage, you will not receive a refund.

Are walking tour tickets refundable?

Refunds are only given for cancellations received by email no less than 24 hours prior to the local start time of your tour. You must email info@blacklabtours.com with your booking name and the number of guests in your party that must cancel. The refund will be applied based on the original form of payment.


Cancellations received less than 24 hours to the local start time of your time will not be refunded. Please note that some partners might require more than 24 hours cancellation and we have made note on the individual tour pages as needed.

Typical weather May to October?

May – June – snow melt, rain, sunny (all the seasons possible) – average 7-15 Celsius


July - Aug – possible showers, sunny, hotter months (all the seasons possible) – average 11-27 Celsius


September - October – cooler temps, sunny, rain, snow (all the seasons possible) – average 2-16 Celsius

What are private and small group tours?

Private tours are specifically designed for 1-2 clients and are organized based on the clients’ interests and time available for touring. Private small group tours are created for groups that are looking for a custom experience unlike our general tours. We can accommodate larger families, business travel, or even corporate groups! For booking terms & conditions or questions please email our tour designers ~ info@blacklabtours.com

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