Explore the Natural Beauty of Vancouver Through These Outdoor Tours
View of Vancouver from Vanier Park | © Megapress / Alamy Stock Photo
Vancouver is Canada’s most populous city, but the urban landscape is surrounded by the North Shore Mountains, the Pacific Ocean, Stanley Park and other natural wonders. Biking through parks, zip lining across mountains and hiking Quarry Rock are among the best outdoor activities in the region.
Sandy beaches and bike-friendly roads mean that Vancouver is well-known for recreational activities such as skiing, sailing, kayaking, zip lining and hiking. These tours take you to Grouse Mountain, through the canyons, park and harbor, allowing you to discover the natural wonders that make Vancouver beautiful.
ActivitiesGrouse Mountain Zipline Adventure
Capture jaw-dropping views as you soar between the peaks of Grouse and Dam mountains on this zipline tour. Speed along five ziplines, and then romp about the resort-playground of Grouse Mountain through a variety of activities included in your tour. Hop aboard the Skyride aerial tram, catch a lumberjack in action and talk to a ranger at the Wildlife Refuge. After enjoying views of Vancouver and BC’s gorgeous old-growth forests, settle in for a cup of hot cocoa at this popular mountaintop attraction.
ToursVancouver Biking and Hiking Tour including Lunch
On your 6.5-hour biking and hiking adventure, explore the natural beauty of British Columbia. Cycle along the Trans Canada Trail in the Fraser Valley and hike through the temperate rain forest in the North Shore. Your tour includes bicycle rental and helmet, lunch and refreshments, and transportation for the day. We are the only tour operator with access to the stunning Trans Canada Trail at Pitt Meadows. This is the longest recreational trail in the world that stretches from the East Coast of Canada all the way to the West Coast. On our tours we try to pass on our great respect and love for the outdoors and nature. Along the way we will provide guests with some interesting facts about the local flora & fauna. We also try to educate guests on the proud First Nation people who inhabited this land for thousands of years. This trip is suitable for adventurous people of all ages, with a basic level of fitness.
ToursQuarry Rock Hike and Photography Tour
Located in Deep Cove, a beautiful little village in North Vancouver and 50 minutes from Vancouver, this short and easy hike takes you to an awesome viewpoint worthy of many photos! Your 5-hour tour includes a guided hike, background of the area and forest, photography lessons and transportation to and from Vancouver. We'll stop at one of the local shops for food if there's interest.
ToursMount Seymour Snowshoeing and Photography Tour
We'll spend a few hours snowshoeing through old-growth forests, frozen lakes and amazing viewpoints in this beginners to intermediate hike. Your tour is a picture-perfect way to experience Canada’s outdoors, while learning the basics of landscape photography. All levels of hikers and types of cameras are welcome.
We'll leave Vancouver for Mt. Seymour where the trail starts. The 6 hour tour includes return transportation to the mountain resort, a 3 hour, 6km return, minimal elevation hike reaching 1,054 meters (3,460 feet). You take a break at the top for a spectacular view while enjoying snacks/lunch and an opportunity to work on your photography.
As an outdoors guide with 20+ years of experience leading hikes, I will show you how to snowshoe safely, following your own pace if needed. As a photographer I'll not only take beautiful photos of your memories, but also teach you landscape photography regardless of whether you carry a smartphone or DSLR.
ToursGuided Hiking Trip: Escape to Rugged Waterfalls and Canyons
This tour is designed to be a tour without tourists, giving guests the opportunity to see the wild side of Vancouver and the secrets known by locals.
ActivitiesEpic Electric Bike Tour of Vancouver
This 4-hour tour highlights the best of Vancouver including Stanley Park, Prospect Point, English Bay, False Creek, Chinatown and Gastown.
Electric Bikes make the experience a breeze for all fitness levels.
ToursVancouver City and Seals Scenic Boat Tour
Travel along the coastline of English Bay on this 90-minute city and seal tour in Vancouver. Visit Lighthouse Park, over to the Seal Colony and into False Creek. See Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, the Lions Gate Bridge, the beautiful homes of West Vancouver, plus offshore freighters, the Seal Colony, Lighthouse Park, Siwash Rock, Jericho Sailing Centre, Kitsilano Beach, Granville Island, the Science World Geodesic Dome, Yale Town, and much more!
ActivitiesVancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
See Vancouver’s waterfront sights on a relaxing one-hour tour of Vancouver Harbor. This cruise offers stunning views of the city skyline and the North Shore Mountains. You will see the world-famous Stanley Park, a rich green oasis of majestic cedar, hemlock and fir trees on a peninsula that juts into the harbor. It’s an ideal way to see the city at a calm and relaxed pace.