Leave Vancouver behind for a day in British Columbia’s great outdoors. With admission to Grouse Mountain, just north of the city, you can enjoy panoramic views as you travel to the alpine aboard the Skyride – one of North America’s largest aerial tramways. When you arrive at the top, take part in a wide variety of outdoor adventure, cultural activities and education experiences year-round. In summer, see wildlife like bears and owls, ride the scenic Peak Chair, see birds of prey in flight, watch lumberjacks in action, and enjoy fabulous views of the forest and Vancouver in the distance.
Just 8 miles (13 km) north of central Vancouver, Grouse Mountain is a great cultural and outdoor destination for the whole family any time of year. Your admission ticket includes a round-trip shuttle ride from downtown Vancouver, or you can make your own way there.When you arrive, you are free to spend as much time as you like on the mountain. Enjoy the many activities included in your selected ticket option, and check out other optional activities like ziplining and paragliding, if you wish (own expense).Peak Experience ticketThe Peak Experience ticket includes the 45-minute Lumberjack Show, set in an early-1900s-style logging camp; the Birds in Motion demonstration, during which you can watch graceful birds of prey in flight; and ranger talks about bears and other alpine animals at the Wildlife Refuge. Plus get access to the Peak Chairlift, a ski lift that provides a fun, sky-high way to enjoy views of the mountain in the summertime.In the winter months, your ticket includes skating at the outdoor ice rink, sleigh rides and access to snowshoe trails. You can also enjoy the month-long Peak of Christmas celebration.At anytime of year, your ticket includes wildlife films at the Theatre in the Sky, access to the Peak Chalet and a round-trip ride on the Skyride, a 1-mile (1.6-km) aerial tram that boasts spectacular views of Vancouver and its surrounding forest scenery.Shopping and dining are also available at your own expense; a variety of restaurants and cafes are onsite, from fine dining to barbecue to Starbucks.