Outdoor Adventures in Vancouver

Vancouver is the perfect destination for those looking for the adventure of a lifetime! From heart-pounding thrills set against a spectacular backdrop to serene journeys into nature and family-friendly fun, you'll find plenty of options to create smiles and build life-long memories.

three people snowshoeing

Mountain Favourites
Adventure outdoors for unbeatable snowshoeing, snowboarding, and night skiing at Grouse Mountain, Cypress Mountain, and Mt Seymour. When you're done, dive straight into the vibrant après-ski scene at Streetcar Brewing, Braggot Brewing and Tap & Barrel Shipyards.

Four kayakers out in the water near Jericho Beach

Explore the Ocean
Kayak through the calm waters and snowcapped mountains of Deep Cove or experience the beauty of English Bay as you paddle from Jericho Beach. Don't miss the world-class whale watching as thousands migrate through our waters from March to October.


Bikers along the path at Stanley Park

Cycling Adventures
No visit to Vancouver would be complete without a ride around the Stanley Park Seawall. The flat, paved path offers spectacular views of the North Shore mountains and Lions Gate Bridge. For more routes, consult Vancouver's Bicycle Route Map & Guide to plan your journey.

Harbour Air plane taking off from Vancouver

Get to Know the Area
Get your bearings of the rugged West Coast by driving down the beautiful Sea to Sky highway, exploring alpine glaciers by float plane or getting up close to the otherwise inaccessible mountain backcountry with a helicopter tour.

A couple walks along the Stanley Park Seawall in Vancouver on a rainy day.

Walk it Off
Get your steps in while learning about the city with walking tours from Forbidden Vancouver, Hollywood North Tour, or eat your way around with Vancouver Foodie Tours. For a longer stroll and lots of nature photo ops, embark on a walk around the Seawall.

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