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Things to Do in Squamish This Summer

By Viator, April 2018

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Located midway between Vancouver and Whistler, Squamish—known as the adventure capital of Canada—is a veritable playground for outdoors lovers. From hiking to rock climbing, wildlife watching to white-water rafting, here are our top picks for summer fun in Squamish. 

  • Go stand-up paddleboarding or kayaking down the scenic Squamish River. 
  • Navigate exhilarating Class III and IV rapids while white-water rafting down the Elaho or Cheakamus Rivers. Alternatively, opt for a gentle rafting trip down the Squamish River at dusk.
  • Don a harness and climbing lanyards, and make your way along the Squamish Via Ferrata. This climbing route is equipped with fixed cables and ladders, making it suitable for all experience levels.
  • Admire the spectacular scenery of Canada’s west coast, including Howe Sound, Squamish Chief Mountain, and Shannon Falls, from a Sea to Sky Gondola cabin
  • Soar over the breathtaking peaks, emerald lakes, and plunging valleys of British Columbia during a flightseeing airplane ride above Squamish Valley. 
  • Look for local wildlife, including goats, eagles, and even grizzly bears. 
  • Go camping and sleep among the peaks of the Coast Mountains. 
  • Hike the trails of the Garibaldi Provincial Park, Squamish’s biggest provincial park.

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Sea to Sky Gondola Ticket, Squamish, null
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Sea to Sky Gondola Ticket

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 35 Reviews

Go from the sea to the sky with this fantastic gondola ride in Squamish, 40 miles (65 km) from Vancouver. Opened in May 2014, the Sea to Sky Gondola is an ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: Flexible

From USD $31.28
Squamish Elaho White-Water Rafting, Squamish, Attraction Tickets
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Squamish Elaho White-Water Rafting

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

Enjoy an exhilarating white-water rafting trip along the Elaho River in Squamish, in the midst of British Columbia's gorgeous Coast Mountain range. Whether ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $130.72
Squamish Cheakamus White-Water Rafting, Squamish, White Water Rafting
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Squamish Cheakamus White-Water Rafting

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Discover your sense of adventure and love of the outdoors on this fun and memorable family-friendly rafting trip midway between Vancouver and Whistler. This ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $82.19
Squamish Explorer Flightseeing Tour, Squamish, White Water Rafting
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Squamish Explorer Flightseeing Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Enjoy bird’s-eye views over the rugged Canadian wilderness on this 35-minute Squamish Valley flightseeing tour. Take to the skies with your pilot and watch as ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 35 minutes (approx.)

From USD $127.41
Squamish Via Ferrata Tour, Squamish, Air Tours
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Squamish Via Ferrata Tour

Via Ferrata is a fun mix of hiking and climbing for non-climbers! Via Ferrata, is a vertical adventure, assisted by metal rungs, bridges, and a safety cable ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $89.60
Squamish Cheakamus White-Water Rafting from Whistler, Squamish, Climbing
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Squamish Cheakamus White-Water Rafting from Whistler

Discover your sense of adventure and love of the outdoors on this fun and memorable family-friendly rafting trip midway between Vancouver and Whistler. This ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $82.19
Squamish Elaho White-Water Rafting from Whistler, Squamish, Other Water Sports
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Squamish Elaho White-Water Rafting from Whistler

Enjoy an exhilarating white-water rafting trip along the Elaho River in Squamish, in the midst of British Columbia's gorgeous Coast Mountain range. Whether ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $120.56
Squamish Elaho White-Water Rafting from Vancouver, Squamish, Other Water Sports
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Squamish Elaho White-Water Rafting from Vancouver

Enjoy an exhilarating white-water rafting trip along the Elaho River in Squamish, in the midst of British Columbia's gorgeous Coast Mountain range. Whether ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $148.74
Overnight Camping and River-Rafting Trip in Squamish, Squamish, Other Water Sports
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Overnight Camping and River-Rafting Trip in Squamish

On this unique wilderness camping trip in Squamish, you’ll experience exhilarating white-water rapids mixed in with extraordinary views of the Coast Mountain ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $332.91
Squamish Scenic Twilight Float, Squamish, Overnight Tours
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Squamish Scenic Twilight Float

This is an ideal outdoor evening activity for families, children, seniors, and anyone looking for a gentle and fun scenic outing. The Squamish Scenic Twilight ...  Read more

Location: Squamish, Canada
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $61.65

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