STORY-STARTER ONE: EXPERIENCE VANCOUVER ISLAND LIKE NEVER BEFORE
It’s no secret that Vancouver Island has become a top global destination known for its rugged terrain, natural setting,
stunning coastal waters, wildlife, and outdoor adventure. There’s no better place to take this all in than at Malahat SkyWalk. Immersed in nature and showcasing the best of the region, guests can stroll through an elevated TreeWalk, amongst a mature Douglas Fir and Arbutus forest to the impressive 10-storey Spiral Tower, high in the sky. With 360-degree views of Finlayson Arm, Saanich Inlet, Saanich Peninsula, Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, Mount Baker, and the Coast Mountains, visitors will experience a unique vantage point from every level. For thrill-seekers and those looking to up the fun factor, the mesh Adventure Net suspended at the top of the tower and a 20-metre spiral slide down, caps off this authentic and one-of-a-kind Vancouver Island experience.
STORY-STARTER TWO: AN ENGINEERING WONDER SET DEEP IN NATURE
Standing 10-storeys high, 250 metres above sea level, Malahat SkyWalk is Vancouver Island’s most innovative attraction. The $17-million structure is also one of the region's biggest tourism investments. An engineering wonder, the corkscrew design leads guests up to a panoramic lookout, offering 360-degree views of the stunning west coast scenery. Made from steel base plates and Douglas fir columns, the structure is a sight to see. As much as the tower is a feat of engineering so is the elevated 600-metre walkway set amongst the treetops, leading to the tower. To ensure as little disturbance as possible to the ground beneath, each of the legs supporting the walkway are unique to the ground it sits on. A five-eight percent grade ensures accessibility for all.
Since Malahat SkyWalk opened its doors in the summer of 2021, the Spiral Tower and overall experience have received several innovation and tourism awards.
STORY-STARTER THREE: IT'S ALL ABOUT THE VIEWS
No matter where you are on Malahat SkyWalk, you are bound to experience some of the most stunning views that Vancouver Island has to offer. Located in the heart of the Cowichan Valley amongst towering forests, and surrounding orchards and wineries, this architecturally stunning structure boasts panoramic views of the glimmering Salish Sea, majestic Coast Mountain range, and surrounding islands in both Canada and the US.
As guests traverse through each level of the 10-storey Spiral Tower, the scenery offers something unique and different. With each changing season, including the clear blue skies of summer, misty fog-filled days of falls, and dramatic lashings of winter, the breathtaking views can all be witnessed and appreciated from the panoramic lookout at the top.
STORY-STARTER FOUR: UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES FOR ALL GENERATIONS
The experience, scenery, and setting of Malahat SkyWalk spans all generations and can be appreciated by every member of the family. No matter what your age, this must-see, must-do attraction offers something unique and memorable for everyone. Fully accessible for all abilities, the elevated TreeWalk and Spiral Tower allow families to enjoy and experience the natural and serene setting, along with endless views of Vancouver Island’s stunning landscape. For adults and kids alike, a walk along the 84-metre Adventure Net is sure to get the heart pumping. The 20-metre enclosed spiral slide is literally a scream, and the most fun way to get down. Capping off the day at the Tower Plaza is the perfect way to connect and spend quality time together.
Malahat SkyWalk is truly an unforgettable experience, where lifelong memories are made.
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