While sliding high above the tree-tops at 80 km/hr may sound like a nightmare to some, adrenaline junkies swear by the endorphin rush.
So, if you’re looking discover what it’s like to be terrified into exhilaration, it’s time you check out some of the breathtaking local offerings.
We’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to zipline in B.C. to try out this summer.
It is located just 10 minutes north of Whistler, and offers two of Canada’s longest ziplines at over 1km long, 200m high and reaching speeds of 100km/hour. In addition, your tour begins with a custom 4×4 climb up Rainbow Mountain featuring panoramic views. And, with new technology, you and a friend can ride side-by-side on your three hour alpine excursion.
The company offers guided zipline tours in Whistler and Mont Tremblant, Canada, as well as Queenstown, New Zealand. However, the company started in Canada and offers five distinct tours by way of 11 ziplines in Whistler alone. Further, it is home to the Sasquatch, which is the longest zipline in all of North America.
Grouse Mountain has a dual-line, five-line circuit that offers an adrenaline pumping ride through the peaks and valleys of the mountains. The adventure lasts about two hours, and the lines soar roughly 200 feet high. Speeds reach up to 80 km/hr.
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Soaring an awe-inspiring 381 feet high, Peachland’s Zipsone offers the highest freestyle zipline in Canada. Six heart-pumping lines cross the breathtaking Deep Creek Gorge and take roughly two-and-a-half hours to complete. It also has the fastest zipline in the Okanagan, which they appropriately call the ‘speed freak.’
The Kokanee Mountain Zipline has six lines that offer a one-and-a-half to two hour fully guided tour. What’s more, guests may glide 2,400 feet on the longest line through with amazing mountain and forest views. In total, there’s nearly a mile of total ziplines, with ample opportunity soak in the views.
This world-class eco-educational zip-line adventure has been inducted into the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame for an Award of Excellence for every one of the 9 years we have been opened.
As Vancouver Island’s only canopy zipline tour, this operator even offers spectacular tours at night. Guests will be able to feel the rush of the cool night air as the zip above the treetops under the pale glow of the moon. What’s more, they even hold haunted zip tours. The ziplines range from 150 to 1000 feet on 100 acres of coastal temperate rainforest with magnificent mountain and ocean views.