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Redeem your inner wild this summer with these ‘dare date’ ideas

Natasha D'Souza Darpan, 27 May, 2024
  • Redeem your inner wild this summer with these ‘dare date’ ideas

Are you ready to dial up the excitement and dive headfirst into some adrenaline-pumping fun with your adventurous ‘lobster’ this summer? If you are constantly on the lookout for unforgettable ‘dare date’ ideas that push you out of your comfort zone while bonding you over thrills and chills, we’ve curated an arsenal of top adventures that you can explore in BC with your partner in crime. A breath of fresh air from the run of the mill dinner nights, these will have you laughing, screaming, and high-fiving your way through the season!

Rock Climbing Rhapsody in Squamish:

Head to Squamish for a rock-climbing extravaganza that will test your skills and your nerve. Climb towering cliffs, trek challenging routes and celebrate victory as you chart new heights together. Whether you're climbing champs or total rookies, this epic adventure promises jaw-dropping views and epic thrills!

Rafting on the Upper Quesnel River:

This whitewater expedition on the Upper Quesnel River is definitely a ‘Butterfly List’ item. Taking you through the calms of the river to the thrilling Class III and IV rapids, this will keep you bouncing and splashing your way through breathtaking scenery and heart-pounding drops. It's a wet and wild escapade that will leave you grinning from ear to ear and boasting for months to come.

Mountain Biking in Whistler:

Shred and raid the trails in the mecca of mountain biking – Whistler and treat your sight to the best of flora and fauna. Whisk through forests, tear down hills, and tackle rip-roaring jumps hand in hand with your partner. Whether you're seasoned pros or total newbies, this high-speed adventure promises innumerable beat-skipping moments along the way!

Zip-Line Glide in the Rainforest Canopy:

Take a leap of faith together and zip-line through BC's lush rainforest canopy. Hold hands and scream your hearts out as you zip through the treetops, feeling the wind in your hair, the sun on your face and the rush of adrenaline in your veins. Let your spirit pulsate as you zip over stunning mountains, mesmerizing forest and picturesque views as and make a bonafide zip of love and faith.

Scuba Diving through Northern Vancouver Island:

Explore the whimsical underwater world off the coast of Northern Vancouver Island with a once-in-a-lifetime scuba diving adventure. Plunge into crystal-clear waters teeming with vibrant marine life, from majestic kelp forests to playful sea otters. As you descend into the depths, be prepared to encounter the majestic orcas and the underwater natives that call these waters home. With expert guides leading the way, every dive is a thrilling journey into a realm of beauty and wonder.

Spelunking in the Kootenays and BC Rockies:

Embark on an exhilarating journey underground as you delve into the mysterious world of caving (spelunking) in the Kootenays and BC Rockies. Traverse through winding passageways, squeeze through narrow crevices, and gape at breathtaking rock formations that have been sculpted over millennia. With each step, uncover hidden chambers adorned with shimmering stalactites and stalagmites, creating an otherworldly landscape straight out of a fantasy novel.

Skydiving Soar Over Vancouver Island:

Ready to take the plunge from oblivion into reality? Take your love to the skies with a tandem skydiving adventure over Vancouver Island. Take the leap together, jet off and free-fall through the clouds before floating gently back to earth. It's an adrenaline rush like no other, with breathtaking views and the perfect wrap to the story of guts and glory.

So, grab that special someone and set out on these ‘dare dates’ in BC as you lead the pack and inspire the rest of the clan to take the route less taken!  Get ready to ride the wild wave and make this summer the one to remember.

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