7 views of Canada that’ll make you want to get up and go
Monday, 24th August 2015
Canada’s stunning scenery and mind-defying vistas are a well-known draw to the country. Rugged mountain ranges, thundering rivers and turquoise lakes surrounded by alpine forests – Canada is an absolute wonder to behold.
Even more impressive are the views from above, where you can see far and wide on an exciting helicopter or hiking trip and look down on the world from up high.
Here are 7 of our favourite views from above that can all be experienced on excursions that can be incorporated into your Canada holiday.
1. Grouse Mountain, British Columbia
Brave the thrilling Skyride into Grouse Mountain for ever-changing vistas over Vancouver. At its peak, a fascinating wildlife refuge awaits at the Theatre in the Sky. Find out more.
2. Glacier Skywalk, Alberta
This walk is not for the faint-hearted! Step out onto a 500-metre boardwalk, where downward views through a glass floor offer a unique pespective of the Rocky Mountains and the stunning Sunwapta Valley. Find out more.
3. Rocky Mountains, Banff
Take off into the skies and see the Rocky Mountains from 7,000 feet above sea level! Heli tours typically range from 12-55 minutes offer must-see views over this stunning area. Speak to our team to find out more.
4. Sulphur Mountain, Banff
Jump in a gondola and ascend to the top of Sulphur Mountain, where 360-degree views over Banff and the Rocky Mountains are sure to be the highlight of your day. Find out more.
5. Rocky Mountains, Columbia Icefields
Soar over turquoise lakes, dramatic glaciers and roaring waterfalls on a heli tour from the Columbia Icefields, where 325-square-kilometres of solid ice is up to 365 metres deep.
6. Sea to Sky Gondola, British Columbia
Take a 10-minute gondola journey to Summit Lodge for utterly breathtaking views over Howe Sound, Shannon Falls and endless forest: the ultimate in picture-perfect surrounds. Find out more.
7. The Mail Run, Vancouver
Share a ride with the locals on the iconic Mail Run from Vancouver Harbour to the charming villages on the Gulf Islands. Be a part of British Columbia’s mail delivery system as you take in spectacular sights. Find out more
Picture yourself there?
You can visit any of the locations featured in this article on many of our Canada holidays. Enquire online or speak to a Travel Specialist for help with planning.