Want to try zip-lining in winter when trees are laden with snow? Here is where you should go to be a snowbird and to have an adrenaline-filled zip lining experience that you won’t soon forget!
1. Superfly Ziplines, Whistler, BC
Fly through our winter wonderland on the world’s most spectacular ziplines. We’ve designed and custom-built one of the best adventures in the world. Your tour starts with a custom 4×4 climb up Rainbow Mountain, at the top, we will get you ready to soar across mountain valleys and through old growth forests. Highlighted by Canada’s longest ziplines at well over a kilometre long and 600 feet high, you will reach speeds up to 100 km/hour as you fly through the BC backcountry. Details
Where: Zipline area: Cougar Mountain area. Check-in: Superfly, 211 – 4293 Mountain Square, Whistler
How much: Adult: $119; Child: $99 (12 years & under); Twilight(3pm onwards): $99
Restriction: Minimum age 7 years old and 60lbs (27kg), maximum weight is 250lbs (113kg)
2. Ziptrek Ecotours, Whistler, BC
Ziptrek Twilight Tour: With only a head lamp and the soft glow of twinkling lights strung along tree-top platforms and suspension bridges you can let your imagination run wild as you soar through the night on this unique Whistler winter adventure. This is the ultimate way to experience the old growth rainforest under the stars!
Ziptrek Bear Tour: Zip over the valley between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains while experiencing stunning aerial vistas above Fitzsimmons Creek.The five incredible ziplines on this tour range from 400 – 1100 ft and are joined by a network of suspension bridges, boardwalks and trails. In between ziplines guests will learn fun and interesting facts about the local natural environment.
Ziptrek Eagle Tour: Fly like an eagle over the Fitzsimmons Valley between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. This tour features five different ziplines, including a 2400 ft zipline with a 30-storey descent, perfect for anyone who wants a heart-pounding adventure! The first zipline launches from Olympic Station on Whistler mountain at an elevation of 1,000 meters. Details
Where: Zipline area located directly above Whistler Village. Check-in at Carleton Lodge, 4280 Mountain Square, Whistler
How much: Adult: $119 – $139; Senior(65+): $99 – $119; Youth(6-14): $99 – $119
Restrictions: Ages 6 years old and up. Minimum weight is 65 lbs (29 kg). Upper weight limit is 275 lbs (125 kg)
3. Adventure Seeker Tours – Elora, Ontario
The Elora Gorge is quite a different sight in the Winter. Program begins with a morning of rappel instruction. After that, you’ll propel yourself from the edge of the 80-foot cliff and fly 200-ft across the frozen gorge on the Zipline and then rappel like a human spider from mid-air down to the shallow river. The views will take your breath away. Tours By Request Only. Details
Where: Zip-line at Elora gorge and Grand River. Meeting place given at time of booking. ~ 90 minutes from Toronto
How much: $150
4. Treetop Trekking Arbraska Lefléche, Quebec
Zip line over the majestic landscape of Laflèche Park! Featuring an 850 feet long descent zoom through the trees and over lakes of Canadian Shield. Details
Where: Arbraska Laflèche, 255 route principale, 307 nord, Val-des-monts, Quebec
How much: $35
Minimal age to be admitted is 8 years old
5. Marble Zip Tours – Steady Brook, Newfoundland
Alongside Marble Mountain Ski Resort, Marble Zip Tours features eastern Canada’s longest, tallest, most exhilarating zip lining rides with unparalleled views of both the Humber Valley and Marble Mountain Resort. You’ll fly across nine zip lines that are up to 2000 feet long and 285 feet high, at speeds reaching 30 kilometers an hour. Details
Where: Marble Zip Tours, Marble Mountain Ski Resort, Corner Brook, NL
How much: Adults: $99; 17 years old and under: $89
Restrictions: Minimum age of 6 years old. The minimum weight is 60lbs (30 kg) and maximum weight limit is 275 lbs (125 kg).
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