The Great Canadian Bucket List


Fully revised with dozens of new chapters, Robin Esrock guides readers in search of Canada’s most incredible experiences.

Having visited over 100 countries on 7 continents, renowned travel writer Robin Esrock has built a career chasing the extraordinary. His bestselling bucket lists feature experiences that are entirely unique, instantly memorable, wholly inspirational, and refreshingly accessible. On a personal journey to every province and territory, Robin focuses his insatiable curiosity on his adopted home of Canada, chasing the activities and destinations one must do, and can only do, in our home and native land. Get ready to:

  • Cross the mythical Northwest Passage
  • Feel the hot breath of a wild polar bear
  • Float on Canada’s very own Dead Sea
  • Cycle across Prince Edward Island
  • Survive a night in Quebec City’s Ice Hotel
  • Zipline over a massive waterfall in New Brunswick
  • Sail among whales in the “Galapagos of the North”

Robin packs each chapter with colourful descriptions, unforgettable characters, quirky trivia, and eye-popping photography. With 7 exciting new experiences, the new edition unlocks an extensive online companion where you’ll find videos, galleries, maps, reading guides, and all the practical information you’ll need to follow in Robin’s footsteps.


One of Canada’s top travel writers, and definitely one of our biggest personalities.

Globe and Mail

As the saying goes, the longest journey begins with a single step. Esrock’s book just might inspire you to take it.

Georgia Straight

About the Author

Robin Esrock

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014

Robin Esrock

Robin Esrock is a bestselling author, journalist, TV host, and public speaker. His stories and photography have appeared in major publications on five continents, including National Geographic Traveler, the Guardian, Chicago Tribune, and the Globe and Mail. The creator and co-host of the 40-part television series Word Travels, Robin lives in Vancouver.