Looking for something awesome to do in Vancouver’s North Shore? From Grouse Mountain’s ziplining circuit to Indian Arm’s kayaking tours, there’s plenty to get up to in North Vancouver, without ever having to cross the Lion’s Gate Bridge. Check out these super fun things to do in North Van!
#1– Go ziplining on Grouse Mountain
There’s nothing quite like the view from Grouse Mountain’s zipline circuit. Cruising across the peaks and canyons of the Grouse and Dam Mountains, this 5-line circuit will get your heart pounding while also giving you a whole new appreciation of Vancouver’s old-growth forests.
#2 – Spend a day bouldering at The Hive North Shore
The Hive North Shore is a sweet spot to spend the day bouldering with friends. This bright and funky gym offers a full bouldering experience, as well as yoga classes for climbers and late-night climbing rates.
#3 – Explore Indian Arm on a guided kayak tour
Get out of the hustle and bustle with a kayak tour of Deep Cove and its surrounding areas with Deep Cover Kayak Centre. They offer a couple of beginner tours as well as specialty evening and full moon paddles. Check out the most popular paddle, the Deep Cove Explorer tour, offered from April to October.
#4 – Divide and conquer at North Shore Paintball
If you’re looking for something fun to do over the weekend, check out North Shore Paintball. This outdoor paintball pitch hosts games year round, rain or shine. Diehard paintballers will be happy to hear they’ve got several different types of terrain here, and, if your stamina allows it, you can try them all.
#5 – Take a cooking class at Cook Culture
If you feel like it’s high time you learned how to cook food that’s delicious and good for you, Cook Culture is for you. Located in central Lonsdale, Cook Culture is known not only for their huge collection of kitchenware but also for their amazing array of healthy and fun cooking classes. Bring friends and come hungry since you get to eat everything you make.
#6 – Go top roping at The Edge Climbing Centre
If top roping is more your thing, check out The Edge Climbing Centre located just east of the Lion’s Gate Bridge. They’ve got both bouldering and top roping here, and offer competitive climbing rates, especially during the off season in the summer months. This climbing gym is smaller than others in the area, but it’s a good option if you’re serious about climbing and don’t like the crowds.
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