9 best places to zipline in BC

May 9 2017, 12:06 am

BC may be the place to zipline.

Nowhere else in the world will you find such beautiful views to fly by at insane speeds.

Here’s a few of the best to try out in our beautiful province, though don’t blame us if you get addicted to the speed, the wind, and the feeling of flying above some of BC’s best views.

If you’re around Metro Vancouver…

Grouse Mountain

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Cost: $75–$109

Max. Height: 200 ft

Max Speed: 80 km/hr

Where: Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver

Turns out you can get going down the mountain without a board strapped to your feet. Grouse offers a five line track and a three line track, and a way to see one of Vancouver’s favourite mountains outside of its usually snowy setting.

Or if you happen to be in Whistler

Ziptrek Ecotours

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Cost: $119–$269

Max Height: 600 ft

Max. Speed: Over 100 km/hr

Where: Whistler Village, Whistler

These tours skirt all over Whistler mountain, with a fair bit of walking sprinkled in between the ziplining. Along the walk attendees learn about the ecosystem of the mountain, traverse wooden bridges and walkways, and see spectacular views. A definite go-to if you’re looking for a little more than just flying down a metal cable.

Ziptrek Ecotours is also the home of “The Sasquatch,” the longest zipline in North America at 2 km long!

Superfly Ziplines

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Cost: $149

Max. Height: 600 ft

Max. Speed: Over 100 km/hr

Where: Whistler Village, Whistler

Take to the backcountry of Whistler and fly through the dense forests of BC. The tour at Superfly is a three hour roundtrip, and boasts a run of lines that rivals those at Ziptrek, with the same insanely fast max speed and crazy heights.

And on Vancouver Island…

AdrenaLINE Zipline Adventures

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Cost: $89 (or $109 to include shuttle service from Downtown Victoria)

Max. Height: 150 ft

Max. Speed: 60 km/hr

Where: 5128C Sooke Rd, Sooke

Definitely not a bad way to spend a day if you’re visiting Victoria. Adrena LINE also offers Full Moon Zipline Tours where you fly through the night sky. Warning: Not for the faint of heart.

West Coast WILD Ziplines

Cost: $99

Where: Roughly an hour east of Tofino along the Pacific Rim Highway.

A perfect stop on the way to—or from—a Tofino trip, this zipline tour winds its way over the Kennedy River Canyon. Guests will learn about the old growth rainforest surrounding the ziplines from their tour guide, and will have a photo opportunity on their last zip.

WildPlay Element Park Nanaimo

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Cost: $30

Max. Height: 100 ft

Where: 35 Nanaimo River Road, Nanaimo

As part of the WildPlay park in Nanaimo, this two line zip tour is quite affordable at an easy $30. Its longest line is 900 ft long and you get a great view as you coast over the Nanaimo River. Not the most intense zipline tour on the list, but with everything else to do at the park, it’s not much to complain about.

And for those of you in the interior…

ZipZone Peachland

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Cost: $50–$111

Max. Height: 381 ft

Where: 5875 Brenda Mines Rd, Peachland

Boasting the longest zipline in the Okanagan with the “Speed Freak” at 1800 ft long, the lines at ZipZone take you over and across the Deep Creek Gorge. Be sure to check out their 40 ft Leap of Faith Freefall Challenge while you’re there.

Treetop Flyers

Cost: $65

Where: 305 Brooke Drive, Chase

This three line tour is a short drive from Kamloops, and gives would-be zipliners the opportunity to fly above two raging waterfalls, as well as the chance to finish off their tour with a 50 ft freefall. They also offer a “Screaming Eagle Swing,” a swing drop that gets up to 80 km/hr.

Kokanee Mountain Zipline

Cost: $90

Max. Height: 300 ft

Max. Speed: Over 100 km

Where: 2.2 km north of Highway 3A on Kokanee Glacier Park Road.

One of the biggest zipline tours available outside of Whistler, Kokanee Mountain Zipline is three hours, six lines, and a beautiful adventure criss crossing over the Kokanee River. Their longest line measures an astounding 2400 ft; this is not an experience you’ll soon forget.

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