Tourism Squamish

Vancouver Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show

Squamish’s unique mix of mountains and water has created a world-class playground for adventures of all levels. Within minutes of town, you can ride unbeatable mountain bike trails, hike in coastal rainforests, climb one of the world’s largest granite monoliths, kiteboard, windsurf, kayak, raft, paddleboard and, depending on the season, snowshoe and ski tour into the pristine backcountry.

The town itself is the perfect blend of mountain culture and colourful personalities, and is loaded with breweries, quirky retailers and savoury West Coast cuisine. Cultural explorers will enjoy the rich rail and mining history that once brought the town to life and families will love the kid-friendly trails, making Squamish accessible to all ages. With so many activities spread just minutes apart, It's no wonder visitors from all over the world flock to Squamish for a taste of adventure.

Britannia Mine Museum

Go for gold at the Britannia Mine Museum where the whole family can ride the train underground, experience total darkness, pan for gold and take a step back in time to when Britannia Mine was the largest copper mine in the British Commonwealth. Be sure to experience the brand-new multisensory Mill Show opening May, 2019. 

Canadian Outback Rafting

Connecting rivers, mountains and adventures Canadian Outback Rafting offers year-round rafting fun including the adrenaline-pumping action of white water rafting and winter eagle viewing floats. If you can take your eyes off the water for even a moment, you will see Squamish from an entirely new perspective. Whitewater rafting trips are available in adrenaline or family-friendly formats. 

Sea to Sky Adventure Company

Your one-stop shop for Squamish Adventure starts here. Explore with a guide, learn a new skill or rent equipment to embark on your own private experience. Sea to Sky Adventure Company offers high-performance bike rentals, guided bike tours, kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals and guided paddling and hiking tours. 

Sea to Sky Air

Soar above Squamish for a picture-perfect bird’s eye view of our local paradise with Sea to Sky Air. See the ancient lava flows and spot hidden lakes, winding rivers and mountain views as you’ve never seen them before. Along the way travel back in time and witness the untamed force that carved the coastal mountains over 10,000 years ago. Trips start at less than $100! 

Sea to Sky Gondola

Located on the stunning Sea to Sky Highway year-round adventure awaits atop the Sea to Sky Gondola. Visitors of all ages and abilities can access mountain views perched 885 high in the sky. At the summit enjoy a plethora of hiking and snowshoeing trails, viewpoints, fine dining and outdoor adventures. Popular activities on the summit include the Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge, Via Ferrata, viewing platforms and constantly evolving trails. Live music, kid’s activities, outdoor activities and more take place throughout the year.  

The Squamish Adventure Guide is packed with everything you need to help you make the most out of your stay.

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Operators

Britannia Mine Museum

Canadian Outback Rafting Company

Sea to Sky Adventure Company

Sea to Sky Air

Sea to Sky Gondola

Experiences

Hiking

Mountain Biking

Rock Climbing