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Rides and Thrills at British Columbia Attractions

Make the most of your outdoor adventure in British Columbia by visiting area attractions and recreational sites for some outdoor fun. From zip lining to water parks, you’ll find several destinations across the region that offer plenty of thrills and unique rides. Aerial adventures, waterslides, and zip lining courses are a few fun activities to add to your itinerary when visiting the area during the warmer months. Whether you’re traveling with the family or planning a solo adventure, head to one of the theme parks or recreational areas for a refreshing and exhilarating experience.

Adrena Line ZIPLINE offers plenty of thrills and the opportunity to see Vancouver Island from a fresh perspective. You don't have to be a zip lining enthusiast to learn the ropes because you’ll be taken on a tour with a guide. Choose from several tours that provide views of the forest and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Adrena Line is located in Sooke on the southeastern part of the island and you’ll find several great restaurants within a short drive of the venue when you’re ready to explore the area.

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When you’re visiting the area in the middle of summer and need a place to cool off, plan on spending the day at the waterpark. Bridal Falls Waterpark is a popular summertime destination for families and offers plenty of fun for all ages. Take in the beautiful scenery as you slide down seven different slides around this waterpark. This park is famous for its waterslides and also has a kiddie slide and large hot tub available. You can pack your own picnic to enjoy snacks or a mini meal on the designated picnic areas. There’s also an ice cream shop at the park, a popular spot for cooling off on a hot summer’s day.

You could spend a day — or even a few days — on a treetop adventure at WildPlay Element Parks. Challenge yourself and get out of your comfort zone with an aerial adventure like no other. This is another destination to go zip lining and you can swing across several trees to see the forests from a fresh perspective. Gravity-powered jumps, an obstacle course, giant swings and dozens of zip lines criss-crossing the park are some of the activities to look forward to at this popular outdoor park. Some of the popular rides include ZOOM Zip Lines, the DragonFLY Zip Lines and the Primal Swing. This park has several locations across British Columbia, including Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo, Kelowna and Yukon.

Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or just want to experience something new during your trip to British Columbia, make sure to visit one of the many attractions open year round. From aerial adventures to fun at the waterpark, you’ll find plenty of destinations where you can see Vancouver and beautiful regions of British Columbia from a fresh perspective. Stay at the Best Western British Columbia for easy access to some of the top thrills and parks around British Columbia for an unforgettable adventure.

Top Attractions Rides & Thrills

Adrena Line ZIPLINE

Chock-full of high-flying thrills, Adrena Line ZIPLINE provides visitors with a unique experience native to Vancouver Island. Adrena Line is located in the town of Sooke on the southeastern part of the island.

The zipline tours provide visitors with excellent views of the surrounding forest and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Each tour varies in length, with courses like Cody’s Crossing measuring in at 100 feet and Into the Light at 600 feet.

Bridal Falls Waterpark

Enjoy stunning outdoor scenery in British Columbia. Bridal Falls Waterpark, located near Chilliwack in the Vancouver region, boasts of having the most accessible waterslides. Summertime waterpark visitors love slipping down the variety of slides, without having to climb any stairs.

The large hot tub is a perfect spot to relax after sliding down the seven different slides. Little ones love the three kiddie slides and getting a treat at the ice cream shop. Whether you bring along a lunch or buy some snacks from the concession stand, there are plenty of grassy picnic areas for your group.

WildPlay Element Parks

Chock-full of high-flying thrills, WildPlay Element Parks specialize in treetop adventures. There are a variety of locations, including stops in Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Nanaimo, and Yukon.

Family-favorite rides include the WTF Jump – featuring a 12-metre free-fall, the ZOOM Zip Lines, and the Primal Swing. The DragonFLY Zip Lines, one of the more famed Elements, is available only in the Kelowna and Nanaimo locations.