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Romantic Western Getaway Package

Romantic Western Getaway Package at Rocking R Guest RanchAs you drive through the countryside on your way to the ranch you will begin to feel the relaxation that comes with living in the country.

Once you’ve settled into your cabin think about where you might want to go for dinner. There are several casual restaurants in Strathmore or you can pick up a few things at one of the local grocery stores and test your culinary skills. Your cabin is equipped with everything you need to prepare a meal, including a BBQ. Before you retire you might want to slip into the hot tub or relax around the campfire.

The following day, sleep late and then enjoy one of Terri’s hearty two-course western breakfasts. After breakfast relax or take a short walk before your massage. Your getaway includes two one hour massage sessions of your choice: Relaxation Massage or Therapeutic Massage.

End your evening with dinner at one of our finest restaurants. Your package includes a $50.00 gift certificate to IL Briccco for a delicious meal in a romantic setting. Upon your return, a crackling fire, champagne, chocolate dipped strawberries, and soft music will set the mood.

Your Romantic Western Getaway Includes:
  • Two Gourmet Breakfasts
  • Two Nights Accommodation in a Luxurious Cabin
  • Two 60 Minute Massage Sessions
  • $50.00 Gift Certificate for Dinner at IL Bricco 
  • Champagne and Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Romantic Western Getaway Rates:

Low Season
Oct 1- Apr 30, 2011
High Season
May 1- Sep 30, 2011
Bunkhouse Cottage 
$739.00
$779.00
Hitch'n Post Cabin 
$679.00
$739.00
All prices are based on double occupancy.
Above Rates include 2 Persons and 2-Course Gourmet Breakfast.

Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

 

 

Introduction to Horseback Riding Package

Introduction to Horseback Riding PackagePackage Availablity: Offered May – September

If you want to ease into “Cowboy Life” then the Introduction to Horses is a good way to experience riding in a controlled environment at your own pace.

Settle into your cabin and then wander over to meet our horses. On the way, pick an apple from one of our trees – the horses’ love apples! After that, think about where you might like to go for dinner.

There are several casual restaurants in Strathmore or you can pick up a few things at one of the local grocery stores and test your culinary skills. Your cabin is equipped with everything you need to prepare a meal including a BBQ.

equestion package viewThe next day, sleep late and wake-up to fresh coffee and one of Terri’s delicious two-course breakfasts. You can enjoy your breakfast in your cabin or on your private deck. After breakfast prepare to “Cowboy Up!”

In this two-hour session you will be introduced to riding and learn to groom and saddle your horse. You will be shown how to mount your horse, move your horse about, and stop your horse to dismount. The lesson will be conducted in an outdoor arena, which provides a safe place in which to learn to ride.

Following your ride, you can head into Strathmore for dinner or throw a couple of steaks on the BBQ and enjoy them on the deck of your cabin as you watch the sun set over the lake. After dinner take a walk along the canal, soak in the hot tub or enjoy a campfire under the stars.

After a wonderful night sleep, enjoy your morning coffee on the deck while we prepare your breakfast. You will be totally relaxed by the time you are ready to head back home.

Your Introduction to Horseback Riding Package Includes:

  • Two Gourmet Breakfasts
  • Two Nights Accommodation in a Luxurious Cabin
  • Two Hours of Riding Instruction for 2 people
  • Horses and all Equestrian Tack

 

Introduction to Horseback Riding Rates:

Low Season
Oct 1- Apr 30, 2011
High Season
May 1- Sep 30, 2011
Bunkhouse Cottage 
$659.00
$699.00
Hitch'n Post Cabin 
$599.00
$659.00

All prices are based on double occupancy.
Above Rates include 2 Persons and 2-Course Gourmet Breakfast. 
Additional people are welcome : Extra Adult $170.00; Extra Child $160.00. Please call ahead for children under 15.

Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

 

 

Equestrian Adventure Package

Equestrian Adventure Package Package Availablity: May to September on Selected Weekends

Looking for a little more than a quiet weekend in the country? Sign up for our Equestrian Adventure Package. After a wonderful night sleep in your cozy cabin, wake-up to fresh coffee and a delicious two-course breakfast served in your cabin or on your private deck.

After breakfast, slip into your boots, grab your cowboy hat and head out for a day of riding in the majestic Rocky Mountains. The trip to the base camp will take one and half hours and the scenery is breathtaking so bring your camera.

When you arrive at the base camp our guides will help you saddle your horse and then you’ll ride, with our guides, through Kananaskis Country. A light lunch will be served when you return to the base camp. After lunch you can ride again or go for a hike. We’ll head back to the Rocking R in time for you to enjoy a casual dinner in Strathmore. After dinner, gather round the campfire, roast marshmallows and marvel at the brilliance of a million stars or relax in the hot tub before you retire to your cabin.

The next morning, sleep late and then enjoy a two-course breakfast before you depart from the Rocking R Guest Ranch.

Your Equestrian Adventure Package Includes:

  • Two nights Accommodation in a Luxurious Cabin
  • Two Breakfasts
  • Lunch and refreshments at the Base Camp
  • Lawn Chairs and Tables
  • All Cooking and Eating Utensils
  • Satellite Phone for Emergencies
  • First Aid Kit
  • Horses and all Equestrian Tack

You will need to bring the following items:

  • Appropriate Outer Wear (we recommend layers as the weather may change)
  • Hiking Boots (if you plan to hike)
  • Riding Boots with a Heel or Running Shoes
  • Cowboy Hat or Baseball Cap
  • Light Back Pack
  • Camera and Film
  • Rain Wear
  • Sunglasses and Sunscreen

Equestrian Adventure Package Rates:

Low Season
Oct 1- Apr 30, 2011
High Season
May 1- Sep 30, 2011
Bunkhouse Cottage 
Not Available
$1,198.00
Hitch'n Post Cabin 
Not Available
$1098.00
Package for 2 people- Minimum age 12 years
All prices are based on double occupancy. Above Rates include 2 Persons and 2-Course Gourmet Breakfast.

Additional people are welcome: Bunkhouse Cottage: extra persons $350 each. (Minimum age is 12, so no price reduction for children). Please call ahead for children under 15.
Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

 

 

Three Day Equestrian Adventure Package

Equestrian Adventure Package Package Availablity: May to September

Come and see what the Wild West has to offer! You will experience western culinary delights and some of the best scenery in North America. This package is offered May to September and requires a minimum of 4 people.

You will arrive at the Ranch on Thursday evening. Settle into your accommodations and plan to turn in early because breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m. so we can load up and head for the hills! The trip to the base camp will take one and half hours and the scenery is breathtaking so bring your camera.

Each day our guides will help you saddle your horses and then you’ll ride, with our guides, through Kananaskis Country. A light lunch will be served when you return to the base camp. After lunch you can ride again, go for a hike or just relax in the camp. Each evening you will be treated to an authentic Western Style BBQ.

On Sunday afternoon we will head back to the Ranch where you can relax in the hot tub before heading into Strathmore for a casual dinner. After two nights in a tent you’ll enjoy your comfortable bed in the cabin. Sleep well and in the morning enjoy a delicious breakfast before you head for home.

Your Equestrian Adventure Package Includes:

  • Two Nights Accommodations in a Luxurious Cabin
  • Two Breakfasts served in your Cabin
  • All Meals at the Base Camp
  • Bottled Water, Juices, Coffee, Tea and Soft Drinks at the Base Camp
  • Dining Tent
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Sleeping Tents
  • Sleeping Foamies or Camp Cots
  • All Cooking and Eating Utensils
  • Satellite Phone for Emergencies
  • First Aid Kit
  • All Equestrian Tack
  • Horses

You will need to bring the following items:

  • Warm Sleeping Bag and a Pillow
  • Appropriate Outer Wear (we recommend layers as the weather may change)
  • Warm Hat and Gloves (for nights by the campfire)
  • Hiking Boots (if you plan to hike)
  • Riding Boots or Boots with a Low Heel
  • Cowboy Hat or Baseball Cap
  • Change of Clothes
  • Light Back Pack
  • Camera and Film
  • Rain Wear
  • Sunglasses / Sunscreen / Bug Repellent
  • Towels / Toiletries / Medication
  • Liquor can be brought in small quantities (can only be consumed after you are done riding for the day)

 

Three Day Equestrian Adventure Package Rates:

Low Season
Oct 1- Apr 30, 2011
High Season
May 1- Sep 30, 2011
Bunkhouse Cottage 
Not Available
$2,448.00
Hitch'n Post Cabin 
Not Available
$2,348.00

Package for 2 people . Minimum Group size 4 and Maximum 6 . Minimum age 12 years
This package is available in June, August and September

Additional people are welcome: Bunkhouse Cottage: extra persons $975 each. (Minimum age is 12, so no price reduction for children). Please call ahead for children under 15.

Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

 

Rosebud Dinner Theatre

Package Availablity: Available all year except January / February

If you are planning to attend one of the productions at the Rosebud Dinner Theatre we invite you to stay at the Rocking R Guest Ranch.

This special offer includes a two-night stay in one of our deluxe cabins, breakfast delivered to your cabin daily and two tickets for the Rosebud Dinner Theatre. The Rocking R Guest Ranch is a scenic 35 minute drive from the Rosebud Theatre.

Enjoy captivating sunsets and star filled skies while you relax in the hot tub or toast marshmallows over the campfire. Our cabins are beautifully appointed and feature wood burning fireplaces, luxurious linens and large bathrooms. We also offer Spa Services and Equestrian Adventures for all levels of riders.

The Hitch n’ Post is a cozy cabin for two and the Bunkhouse is perfect for two couples.

Rosebud Dinner Theatre Rates:

Low Season
Oct 1- Apr 30
High Season
May 1- Sep 30
Bunkhouse Cottage 
$649.00
$689.00
Hitch'n Post Cabin 
$589.00
$649.00

Additional people are welcome: Bunkhouse Cottage: extra persons $115 each. (Minimum age is 12, so no price reduction for children). Please call ahead for children under 15.

Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

Romantic Proposal or Special Celebration Package

Are you looking for the perfect place to propose or to celebrate a special occasion?

Arrive at the Ranch on Friday afternoon and settle into your cabin.  Fresh flowers, complimentary snacks and chilled champagne await you. 

Sleep late on Saturday morning and then enjoy our delicious two-course breakfast served in the cozy kitchen of your cabin, with a view of the lake and the mountains.  In the afternoon we’ll take you for a carriage ride or a sleigh ride(depending on the season) and when you return to your cabin we’ll have homemade cookies and refreshments waiting for you. 

In the early evening we will serve a four-course dinner in your cabin.  The table will be set with fine china, crystal and shimmering candles.  While you enjoy your chocolate dipped strawberries and desert wine we will turn down your bed and sprinkle it with rose petals.

After dinner, you might want to watch the sun set over the lake while relaxing in the hot tub!

On Sunday morning, enjoy a gourmet breakfast before departing from the ranch.

All you need to do is pick the right time to propose or tell her that you would marry her all over again.  We’ll make sure every other detail is perfect!

Package Includes:

  • Welcome Bottle of Champagne
  • Two Nights in a Luxurious Cabin
  • Two Gourmet Breakfasts
  • Afternoon Snack
  • Four-Course Dinner with Desert Wine
  • Sleigh or Carriage Ride


Romantic Proposal or Special Celebration Package Rates:

Low Season
Nov 1- Apr 30
High Season
May 1- Oct 31
Bunkhouse Cottage 
$839.00
$909.00
Hitch'n Post Cabin 
$759.00
$829.00

Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

High Tea at the Rocking R Guest Ranch

The Rocking R Guest Ranch is now offering “High Tea” on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, by appointment only.

Our “High Tea” features elegant china, fine table linens and fresh flowers. Tempt your palette with freshly baked scones served with Devonshire cream and Strawberry Preserves, an assortment of delicious tea sandwiches and decadent pastries. Enjoy a glass of Champagne, a selection of fine tea and finish off with chocolate dipped strawberries!

We can accommodate groups from 2 to 8.

Price: $39.95 per Person
Please call ahead for reservations @ 403-934-6974

Winter Escapes at Rocking R Guest Ranch

Are you dreading winter? The Rocking R Guest Ranch invites you to embrace winter with one of our Winter Escape Packages.

Just a short drive from Calgary our cozy cabins feature wood burning fireplaces, warm down duvets and a steaming outdoor hot tub. After a day of cross country skiing, a sleigh ride or a romp on the local toboggan hill settle into your comfy cabin and...

  • Snuggle up by the fireplace with a cup of hot chocolate and homemade cookies
  • Sip mulled apple cider in the hot tub while the snow falls gently around you
  • Soak in a candlelit bubble bath while sipping champagne
  • Enjoy a warm stone massage in the privacy of your cabin

In the month of December you can select and cut a beautiful spruce Christmas tree from the Namaka Ridge Tree Farm, just a short walk from the Rocking R Guest Ranch.

Package Pricing Based on Two Persons and Includes:

  • Two Nights in a Luxurious Cabin
  • Breakfast Delivered to your Cabin Daily
  • Complimentary Bottle of Wine or Champagne
  • Hot Chocolate or Mulled Apple Cider and Homemade Cookies
  • Beautiful Spruce Christmas Tree

Winter Escapes Package Rates:

Bunkhouse Cottage 
$519.00
Hitch'n Post Cabin 
$459.00
Additional Charges:
Sleigh Ride$149.00 per Hour
(One Hour Minimum)
60 Minute Warm Stone Massage$125.00 per Person
Rosebud Dinner Theatre Winter Production $140.00 (Two Persons)

Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

Fly Fishing on the Bow River

The Rocking R Guest Ranch is now offering fly fishing packages on the Bow River

The Rocking R Guest Ranch is just 25 minutes from some of the best fly fishing in North America! Arrive at the ranch on Friday evening and settle into your cozy cabin. Each cabin has a BBQ on a private deck so you can prepare your own dinner, have us prepare dinner for you or you pop into Strathmore to sample the local fare. In the morning we will serve a two-course hot breakfast to your cabin and shortly after that your guide, from Shallow Water Drift Company will arrive to take you for a full day or a half day of spectacular fishing on the world class Bow River. Lunch is included in your fishing adventure and all gear is provided if you don’t have your own.

After a day of great fishing, your guide will return you to the ranch in time for dinner. After dinner, enjoy a dip in the hot tub or an evening by the campfire. The next day, wake up to the smell of fresh coffee and another delicious two-course breakfast before you depart from the ranch.

Package Pricing is based on Two People and Includes:

  • Two Nights in a Luxurious Cabin
  • Daily Two-Course Hot Breakfast – Served in Cabin
  • Guided Float Trip on the Bow River – Lunch and All Gear Included
  • Transportation to/from the Bow River

Fly Fishing Package Rates:

Hitch’n Post Cabin with:

Full Day of Fishing $1083.00
Half Day of Fishing   $983.00

Bunkhouse Cabin with:

Full Day of Fishing$1123.00
Half Day of Fishing   $1023.00

Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

For more information on the fishing trip and our guide please visit Gene’s website: http://www.shallowwaterdrift.com

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Weddings at Rocking R Guest Ranch

Let us help you plan your fairy-tale wedding!

Imagine arriving by horse drawn carriage to the beautiful setting where your wedding ceremony will take place. The sun shimmers off the lake and your guests are seated in white chairs set amongst the trees. Everything is lush and green and there is magic in the air.

Before and after the ceremony we will serve lemonade and iced tea. Your guests are welcome to wander about the property while your photographer captures the memories of your special day.

You plan this day for months and it all ends far too quickly. We want your entire weekend to be a celebration of your love. You are welcome to come to the ranch on Friday evening for a rehearsal and, if you like, we can cater a rehearsal BBQ for you. The cabins on the property are part of your wedding package. The larger cabin is perfect for members of your family or for the bride and her attendants to have a “girl’s night” before the big day. The smaller cabin is generally reserved for the bride and groom on their wedding night. All of the guests in the cabins are served a two-course hot breakfast daily.

Your Wedding Package Includes:

  • White resin chairs with padding for guests (extra charge for more than 120 chairs)
  • White arbour for ceremony
  • Sound system with wireless microphone
  • Draped signing table and chair
  • Two porta-potties with flush toilets and sinks – includes servicing
  •  Lemonade and iced tea service before and after ceremony
  • Access to venue on Friday afternoon/evening
  • Access to venue all day Saturday for ceremony and pictures
  • Hitch’n Post cabin on Friday and Saturday night – includes breakfast
  • Bunkhouse Cabin on Friday and Saturday night – includes breakfast

Wedding Package Rates:

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Package Pricing$3290.00
Horse Drawn Wedding Carriage     $800.00

Rates subject to Canadian GST tax of 5%.

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