Looking for endless amounts of outdoor adventure in B.C.’s unreal and untamed backyard?
In just six hours, you can escape the city life in Vancouver and head to the Kootenay region, where you’ll experience big mountain adventures, crystal clear waters, wild open spaces, small town charm, and more in Revelstoke.
With so many activities to choose from, Revelstoke's top outdoor adventure providers have teamed up to give you the best deals on mountain experiences within the region.
When you book your stay directly with one of the participating accommodation partners and register your proof of reservation, you will receive a Revelstoke Adventure Pass that can be redeemed for 1 of 8 epic outdoor adventures, giving you more access to real adventures.
That’s because if you really want to try your best to do it all in Revelstoke, you’re going to need more than a weekend, so book a stay for 2 or more nights to make the most of your time there!
From whitewater rafting through the rapids to a soaring glacier helicopter ride, here are the unforgettable mountain adventures you could experience in Revelstoke this summer:
Great Canadian Tours ATV. Photo: Bruno Long / Tourism Revelstoke
OFF-ROAD MOUNTAIN TRAIL TOURS
Great Canadian Tours offers a range of off-road tours and rentals. From 4x4 Side by Sides to Dirt Bikes, riding a terrain vehicle along Revelstoke’s rugged paths allows you to explore the alpine trails and logging roads and take in the alpine views of Boulder Mountain and Frisby Ridge, and hidden waterfalls on the edge of Lake Revelstoke.
Boulder mountain biking. Photo: Laura Szanto / Tourism Revelstoke
Revelstoke is home to hundreds of kms of amazing mountain bike trails. Wandering Wheels offers some of the best big mountain riding in the world, right here in B.C.’s backyard. Trips range from half day trips to multi-day single-track mountain biking vacations.
Rock Climbing. Photo: Keri Knapp / Tourism Revelstoke
Revelstoke is home to 14 climbing areas, 46 cliffs, and over 300 different routes. Outdoor adventure tour company Flexpeditions is one of the region’s top providers of guided rock climbing tours, so if this is on your bucket list, book a session and climb a crag!
Heli Sightseeing with Glacier Helicopters. Photo: Tourism Revelstoke
Heli Canada Adventures offers heli tours through wildflower-studded meadows amid high country flora and fauna, with the possibility of seeing mountain wildlife such as caribou, bald eagles, and mountain goats. With a helicopter ride through mountain vistas, it's the perfect summer adventure that gives you the rare chance to see the mountain backcountry of the vast and uncharted Canadian Rockies — while also enjoying a one-of-a-kind heli picnic.
Fishing. Photo: Tom Poole / Tourism Revelstoke.
AAA Guided Tours promotes safe and sustainable fishing practices for anglers of all levels with tours that include fly-fishing, spin fishing, and trolling. AAA provides guided angling boat trips on Lake Revelstoke, Three Valley Lake, Upper Arrow Lake and the Columbia River, and both spin casting and fly-fishing trips along the Columbia, Eagle and Akolkolex Rivers
Stonefly Guiding Company offers bespoke fly fishing experiences to waters less travelled by foot, vehicle, jet boat and helicopter. Aside from a few popular local fishing spots, you’ll find yourself more or less alone in wild and beautiful places in Revelstoke’s backcountry.
Whitewater Rafting with Wild Blue Yonder. Photo: Hywel Williams / Wild Blue Yonder.
Get ready for some whitewater thrill on one of Canada’s most beautiful and exhilarating rafting trips. Apex Rafting will take you through big rapids along Illecillewaet River that will for sure give your group big thrills!
Wild Blue Yonder Rafting‘s Revelstoke Rapids tour is a classic whitewater experience with big waves and lots of excitement. Enjoy amazing mountain views and unruly rapids with this beginner-friendly and family-friendly activity.
Summer Paddling. Photo: Laura Szanto / Tourism Revelstoke.
If you're looking for a water adventure, canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, motorized boat, or Sea-Doo tours on Lake Revelstoke and Upper Arrow Lake are also available through Great Canadian Tours, with Flexpeditions offering tour opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, and float rafting in the Columbia River.
Get your ticket to endless adventure at seerevelstoke.com/revelstoke-adventure-pass.