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Vancouver North Shore Day Trip with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain

Highlights
  • North Shore tour with private guide
  • View Vancouver Harbor, English Bay, and the Pacific Ocean from Lions Gate Bridge
  • Walk the Capilano Suspension Bridge through temperate rain forest
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Vancouver North Shore Day Trip with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain
From US$122.28
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11am DepartureMost Popular
Departs at 11am. 6.5 hour duration and includes visit to fish hatchery.
From US$129.93
9:00am Departure
Departs at 9:00am. 5 hour duration and does not include fish hatchery admission.
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Overview
Fit some epic natural sightseeing into your Vancouver vacation with a half-day tour of the area’s gorgeous North Shore. Your personal guide will escort you over the Lions Gate Bridge to the Capilano Suspension Bridge for an exhilarating walk along the cliff-hanging footpaths. Then ride the Grouse Mountain gondola high into the alpine forest and visit native grizzly bears at the Refuge for Endangered Wildlife.
What to Expect

Your Vancouver North Shore day trip starts with pickup from Vancouver or Richmond (select hotels only) and a drive over the Lions Gate Bridge, a 5,890-foot (1,823-meter) suspension bridge that offers unparalleled views of Vancouver Harbor, and beyond.

Once you get across to the North Shore, continue on a short drive up the mountain to the Capilano Fish Hatchery (11am departure only). Learn about the life cycle of salmon from your guide and, depending on the season (July - August), watch as they leap their way upriver.

Next, head to the Capilano Suspension Bridge, where you'll meander along the surrounding temperate rain forest and learn the traditions of the Indigenous People. Then, walk across the 460-foot (140-meter) bridge to the other side of the river, where you can climb to the canopy and walk through the Treetops Adventure walkway high above the canyon and river below.

For those seeking a more thrilling experience, try the Cliffwalk, the newest attraction at the bridge. This adrenaline-pumping journey will take you through the rainforest on a series of suspended walkways jutting out from the granite cliff face to unexplored territories of the park.

At the Grouse Mountain Skyride, hop on the tram and travel to a 3,937-foot (1,200-meter) viewpoint above the city and enjoy nature’s spectacular view. In the summertime, you can see Mount Baker and Vancouver Island off British Columbia’s coast. You can also get up-close views of grizzly bears at the Refuge for Endangered Wildlife.

After your North Shore experience, relax on the drive back to Vancouver.

Please note: You must include hotel information at checkout and call tour operator ahead to confirm.

Reviews (606)
1 - 5 of 42 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Close by, Excellent To Do excursion

This place is spectacular. History tour, sight seeing tour, breathtaking tour. Especially now with the Christmas lights. Easy drive. Plenty of parking. Gift shop. Coffee shop. Must Do!!

1  Thank ottersRus
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile
Suspension bridge is a must do

We loved visiting the suspension bridge and all the different trails. The area is stunning and we enjoyed it even in the rain. The weather didn’t allow for much view on the gondola or top of grouse mountain but we enjoyed visiting the owl and...More

Thank 736denisen
Reviewed 28 October 2018
A day trip

The inclement weather meant that Grouse Mountain was covered in fog so we did not see the views. However, the Capilano Suspension Bridge and the surrounding park land was wonderful. Our driver was cheerful and knowledgeable so that the driving distances were not boring.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SueLiz46
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile
A marvel just outside the city

This place blew my mind and only a few Kms away from the big city. What a place of magic of trees and light. The walk ways where just breath taking and so easy to get around. I left my sunglasses at reception and the...More

Thank stuartnewton73
Reviewed 21 October 2018
Interesting

A natural wonder but slightly over rated, just in my case. Regardless of what they say, it is not walker friendly and in spite of inquiries, I was unable to take the walker over the bridge due to congestion. I had to carry it. Took...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hddarcey
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Susana C
22 October 2018|
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Response from IngotMcclan | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, but even if the tour does not have a Chinese guide, I think your friends would like this tour. Most of the time you are on your own exploring the gorgeous surroundings. The only thing they would need to know... More
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Susana C
22 October 2018|
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Response from Carolyn F | Reviewed this property |
If there was I wasn't aware of it. The bus driver turns you loose and you are on your own. You have to report back at a certain time. I would call them and ask personally
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Mike G
5 August 2018|
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Response from IngotMcclan | Reviewed this property |
We went on a drippy foggy day and still had a blast! Just wear ponchos or rain gear!
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