9 Vancouver Winter Activities that Adrenaline Junkies Will Love

Ice climbing with Mountain Skills Academy in Whistler

Ice climbing. Photo: Mountain Skills Academy

Warm-up this winter in Vancouver by getting your blood pumping with an adrenaline rush. Try extreme sports like ice climbing and bungee jumping, ride a snowmobile or bobsled, or soar through the air on a zipline or helicopter. You won’t want to miss these adventurous Vancouver winter activities.

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9 Vancouver Winter Activities that Adrenaline Junkies Will Love

10 Outdoorsy Things to Do Around Vancouver This Labour Day Weekend

Vancouver's Sunset Beach

Photo: Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic

As summer winds down, Labour Day weekend is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the good weather. There are tons of adventure options to choose from. Use our list of the best outdoorsy things to do around Vancouver to make your long weekend plans.

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10 Outdoorsy Things to Do Around Vancouver This Labour Day Weekend

8 Easy Ways to Experience the Wilderness Near Vancouver

Treetops Adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge

Treetops Adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Experiencing nature in Vancouver is easy, and there are so many ways to do it. Walk across a suspension bridge, soar through the air in a floatplane, go for a laid-back hike, or get whisked into the mountains on a gondola. Use our list of easy ways to experience the wilderness near Vancouver to find even more options.

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8 Easy Ways to Experience the Wilderness Near Vancouver

Flightseeing with Harbour Air – Win an Extended Panorama Tour for Two!

single-otter-at-the-dock-do

Harbour Air was founded in B.C. in 1982 and today has more than 40 aircrafts, servicing 350,000 passengers throughout coastal British Columbia. The Harbour Air Group, consisting of Harbour Air Seaplanes, Westcoast Air and Whistler Air is one of the largest seaplane companies in the world. Harbour Air also has Tantalus Air, a land-based charter airline.

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Flightseeing with Harbour Air – Win an Extended Panorama Tour for Two!

Vancouver in a Day – Flightseeing

When it comes to Vancouver flightseeing, the sky’s literally the limit.

So what’s the best, flight plan for your Vancouver and West Coast travels? Really, it all comes down to personal preference, though here are some pointers to keep in mind.

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Vancouver in a Day – Flightseeing

Flying High

Photo: Helijet

…from sea to sky-high that is… but close enough to the tops of buildings that you can practically touch them.

Sightseeing from a helicopter has to be one of the cooler Vancouver travel experiences… up there with floatplanes, zip lining and kayaking. It’s even better when you get the jump seat next to the pilot and have a birds-eye view beside, above, and below you. If you’ve never been in a helicopter before, Helijet’s aerial city-tours (from $99) are a great way to check that item off your bucket-list.

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Flying High

A Bird’s-Eye View: Flightseeing in Vancouver

Snow-capped mountains. Glacial fjords.  Gleaming cityscapes.  Coastal waters studded with deep green islands.  Vancouver is a postcard-perfect city, and one of the best ways to take in all the scenery is by air.  Options range from quick 20-minute flights above the skyline to day-long excursions to distant glacial lakes.

Here are three suggestions:

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A Bird’s-Eye View: Flightseeing in Vancouver