Gift giving has changed over the years. More and more families are looking for ways to spend time together and to create lasting memories, rather than just adding to the never-ending pile of ‘stuff’ in their houses. Which is why, this holiday season, we are looking to Breakaway Experiences for unforgettable holiday gifts for our friends and family.

Breakaway Experiences offers certificates for a remarkable variety of unique bucket list experiences across Canada, from luxurious spa packages and gourmet food tours, to more adventurous activities like stock car racing, helicopter flying lessons and hot air balloon rides.

Here is just a small sampling of over 1,000 amazing excursions you can find through Breakaway Experiences:

Stock Car Driving ExperienceThis is their chance to drive a real deal stock car! Strap in, hold on tight and get ready for the most exhilarating Christmas gift they’ll ever receive. With 8 locations across Canada, you can give the ultimate driving thrill to the racing fan in your life!

Hot Air Balloon Ride
For a high-flying Christmas gift, a hot air balloon ride can show them the world from a different perspective and romantic way to spend time together. Breakaway Experiences’ balloon rides are available at 9 locations across Canada.

Dark Table Restaurant – Dining in the dark!
Dark Table Restaurants in Calgary and Vancouver offer a truly unique dining experience where your senses of touch, taste, smell and hearing are intensified.

Swim Like a Mermaid
Learn how to swim through the water like a mermaid in this fun and dynamic 60-minute aqua-fitness class. Adults and kids can learn different synchronized swimming techniques to get you feeling like a beautiful mermaid. Swim Like a Mermaid classes are offered in Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, and Toronto.

Forge Your Own Golf Putter Blacksmith Class
This unique experience offers a chance to visit a real forge in Ottawa and be guided in the art of making your very own vintage style 1920’s golf putter.

Banff Dog Sledding Adventure
Feel the first-hand excitement of mushing the Canadian wilderness on a dog sledding adventure in the Rockies in Banff, AB. There is no better way to see the snow-covered beauty than by dog sled tour.

Light the Night Kayaking Tour
Paddle out into English Bay, Vancouver just before sunset, watch the sun go down and then light up the water with glowing LED lights as you explore the waters off Granville Island.

Up, up and away…in an open cockpit
Take a trip back in time and enjoy a scenic biplane ride. Breakaway Experiences has biplane flights in Ottawa and Wetaskwin (Alberta, south of Edmonton) that will take you back in time to the golden age of aviation. Strap on your goggles and aviator’s cap and get a bird’s eye view from the open cockpit of a vintage biplane.

Snow Shoeing and Spa
Experience the beauty and serenity of snowshoeing on Whistler Mountain with experienced guides. After your walk through the wilderness, relax your muscles at the Scandinave Spa. The Whistler Snowshoe and Spa Experience is the perfect combination!

Queen Street West Pastry Tour
Discover some of Toronto’s tastiest treats. Accompanied by a local foodie guide, visit 4 of the best pastry spots in Toronto, sampling a selection of tantalizing treats along the way.

Breakaway Experiences’ hassle-free exchange policy means the gift recipient can simply trade the experience you selected at full value for one more up their alley. Or grab a gift certificate instead, so that special someone can pick the activity of their choice.

For the ultimate, once-in-a-lifetime gift, head to While hunting for that perfect gift, you may just find some awesome experiences to add to your wish list!

Speaking of your wish list, how would you like to win a $100 Gift Certificate from Breakaway Experiences? To enter, head to YOYOMAMA’s Facebook Page, find the Breakaway Experiences post, like the image and tag a friend who you think would like to enjoy one of the many incredible experiences. Make sure you like YOYOMAMA for contest updates! Contest ends on Friday, December 14th at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.

Breakaway Experiences launched across Canada in 2014 with a rapidly growing collection of specialty gift experiences. The best gifts – the most memorable offerings – are those they would never buy for themselves. Breakaway Experiences’ array of unbelievable Canadian experiences continues to expand and offer unique opportunities that appeal to everyone. To learn more about the company or purchase a gift package, visit or call 1-800-813-8412.

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