Explore Squamish - November 29, 2019

12 Days of Gifting Squamish

12 Days of Squamish Giveaways 

Each day, Tourism Squamish will spotlight a different Squamish experience that can be purchased this holiday season. Gift an exciting flightseeing experience, send loved ones to view the winter eagles, or give the gift of time with a shared visit to a local attraction. Scroll below for a glance at the 12 daily giveaways you could win and get shopping! 


Enter to win one of the 12 giveaways:

On Facebook:
1.  Follow and like us (@tourismsquamish)
2.  Tag a friend who you would gift the prize to
3.  For an extra entry, share the post

On Instagram:
1.  Follow us (@tourismsquamish)
2.  Like the post and tell us in the comments who you would gift the prize to
3. Tag additional friends for bonus entries

On Email: 
1. Fill out the form at the bottom of this page to be automatically entered in all 12 contests


December 1: Eagle Float Experience with Squamish Rafting

Eagle Floats are one of Squamish's most popular winter tours. Float down a calm section of the Cheakamus or Squamish River and see the shores lined with spectacular sights and trees full of eagles. This tour is suitable for ages 5+ and all abilities. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to enter to win an Eagle Float for two with Squamish Rafting OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

Buy this experience

December 2: An Early Christmas Gift to Ride the Polar Express

Who says Christmas can't come a few days early? Polar Express is taking place every Saturday, and Sunday from now until December 15th and there is still time to purchase tickets to board the train. Meet all your favourite characters from the movie and enjoy a family train ride to the North Pole. Remember the evening with a Santa photo to cherish forever.  

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win admission for 4 to Polar Express on December 15 OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

Purchase tickets

December 3: Photos with Santa at the Sea to Sky Gondola

Who doesn't love a good Santa photo? The tradition continues this holiday season with the return of Spirit of Christmas at the Sea to Sky Gondola's decorated basecamp location. Enjoy the magical sights and tastes of the season in the festive tent featuring everyone’s favourite Santa photos, traditional décor, classic Christmas comfort foods plus crafting, happy hour tasting specials, forest walks and outdoor fire-pits to keep you warm and cozy. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from now until December 15. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win a $100 Gift Card for use at the Sea to Sky Gondola's Spirit of Christmas OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

Find out how to get your Santa photo

December 4: Flightseeing Tours

Photographers, sightseers, mountain enthusiasts and everyone else on your Christmas list will enjoy this scenic flight. Fly among the iconic Squamish cliffs and peaks of Tantalus Range. This incredible experience will take passengers high above mountain lakes and shoulder to shoulder with ancient glaciers. Available year-round.

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win flightseeing for two on the Squamish Explorer 35 minute tour with Sea to Sky Air OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

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December 5: Family Pass to Britannia Mine Museum

Send your entire family to Britannia Mine Museum to check out BOOM! the brand new, multisensory mill show! Day admission includes access to all the museum's best attractions including the underground train tour, gold panning, historical exhibits and buildings and more. The museum is open year-round and offers guided tours daily. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win admission for 2 adults and up to 3 kids to Britannia Mine Museum OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

Purchase passes

December 6: Tickets to The Ninja Gym

Give the gift of indoor fun at Western Canada's only dedicated Ninja Warrior Gym. Play in 7,000 square feet of space featuring 25+ obstacles and 500 square feet of airbags. Available for kids ages 6 and up. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win a 4-pack of kid's tickets to The Ninja Gym OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

Buy a gift card

December 7: Squamish Days Timber Training Club Annual Membership

Make axe throwing a reality in 2020. Punch passes are available to train with Squamish's logging legends who will show you how to throw a double-headed axe like a pro! Once you hit a bullseye you're going to want to come back for more! Drop-in training is offered year-round so you can get ready for the Squamish Days Festival in August 2020. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win a learn to axe throw lesson for two and a Timber Training annual membership for you and a friend OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

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December 8: Summer Whitewater Rafting Experience

Gift your loved ones a whitewater rafting experience they won't soon forget. Every summer visitors from all over the world try whitewater rafting in Squamish. The world-class experience features exciting class 3/4 rapids and amazing views of the iconic Devil's Elbow and Squamish Valley. A must-try experience in Squamish.

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win an Elaho Exhilerator whitewater rafting trip for two with Canadain Outback Rafting OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

Purchase this experience

December 9: Private Lesson at Airhouse Sports Academy

This gift is perfect for kids or loved ones who are trying to progress their airborne skills on trampolines, bikes or skis. The facility offers drop-in hours for trampoline, skateboard, parkour and gymnastics practice. Private lesson gift certificates can be purchased that include entry and professional coaching from a local expert. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win a private lesson for up to four people at Airhouse Sports Academy OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

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December 10: Friends of Cheakamus Annual Membership

This gift is perfect for all wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts on your list. Cheakamus Centre is an outdoor education facility situated on an ecological reserve deep in the Squamish rainforest. Gain access to Cheakamus Centre's seasonal events and educational outings with an annual membership. Membership fees support Cheakamus Centre's environmental and Skwxwú7mesh cultural education programs, and conservation work. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win a family Friends of Cheakamus Membership OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

Gift a membership

December 11: Gift Certificates to Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park

Families, couples and adrenaline junkies will love opening up a gift certificate for Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park this Christmas. Each rope runner session includes access to 50 obstacles standing up to 17 metres above the ground! Difficulty ranges from green (easy) to black (hard) so ages 7+ can enjoy the park. And because the park is set in beautiful Squamish adventurers will also enjoy a great view of the Stawamus Chief while they play. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win a family 4 pack of admission to Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

Purchase a gift card

December 12: Squamish Branded Gifts from the Squamish Store

Finish off your Christmas shopping with a keepsake to remind loved ones of Squamish. Plenty of Squamish branded merchandise is available from clothing to coffee mugs to stocking stuffers, magnets and more. Plus there are oodles of fun Canadian souvenirs, Sea to Sky themed artwork, 2020 calendars, winterwear and everything else to cap off your Christmas shopping. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win a Squamish branded sweater in your choice of size OR enter your email below to enter to win all 12 prizes. 

View merchandise on Facebook

December 13: BONUS DAY - Passes to Squamish Constellation Festival

In 2019 Squamish Constellation Festival rocked Western Canada's world and it's coming back bigger and better than ever in July 2020. Give loved ones the gift of music and secure weekend passes at the lowest possible price when purchased before December 31. 

Contest Alert: Tune in to our social media channels on this day to win a Squamish Constellation Festival weekend passes for two OR enter your email below to enter to win all 13 prizes. 

Purchase passes

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Airhouse Sports Academy

Britannia Mine Museum

Canadian Outback Rafting Company

Cheakamus Centre

Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park

Sea to Sky Air

Sea to Sky Gondola

Squamish Constellation Festival

Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival

Squamish Rafting Company

The Ninja Gym

The Squamish Store

West Coast Railway Heritage Park