Sweeping views of the Howe Sound, verdant coastal forest, and stunning mountains are just a few of the things Sea to Sky Gondola has to offer. They also have a great selection of fun family activities as well. There are, in fact, a lot of kid-specific options from a hike designed especially for the under 12s to a critically acclaimed playground to tasty summer treats to cap off an active day.
Three super fun activities for the kids at Sea to Sky Gondola
In the 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards, the Sea to Sky Gondola won Best Playground in Squamish. With facilities that merge seamlessly with the forested areas at Basecamp and the Summit Lodge, it’s easy to see why kids love to play here.
Kids hike along Alpine Alley
Alpine Alley is an interactive kids trail featuring a scavenger hunt that is fun for all ages. Enjoy an awesome alpine adventure to find Bohdi’s Boulder and learn about local wildlife and trail safety along the way. If you find all the hidden treasures along the way, you earn a special prize!
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Ice cream shacks
After your alpine hike or playground time, treat the kids to a special cone at the base or at the summit. They have yummy flavours like cotton candy, salted caramel, or espresso chocolate chip for parents who need an extra boost.
Sea to Sky Gondola makes it easier to connect with the great outdoors. Located between Vancouver and Whistler in beautiful Squamish BC, adventure is at your doorstep. The 10-minute gondola ride to 885m above sea level provides sweeping views of Howe Sound, luscious forest, and the surrounding Coastal Mountains. At the summit, enjoy the thrilling 100-meter Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge, easy interpretive walking trails and challenging backcountry hikes. Adventure awaits for nature and outdoor enthusiasts at the Sea to Sky Gondola.
Harriet Fancott is the Editor and Social Media Manager for Vancouver Mom. She has over 20 years experience in the arts, tech and mom-based blogging arenas. She lives in East Vancouver with her husband and son where they enjoy exploring all that Vancouver has to offer from festivals and events to playgrounds and beaches to sushi and ice cream (although not together).