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The Top 5 Things to do in Harrison Hot Springs

August 31, 2017

Located just over an hour outside of Vancouver, BC, Harrison Hot Springs is a small world-renowned resort made famous by its hot springs. At Scenic 7 BC, we know that there is much more to Harrison Hot Springs than just spending time on the beach. If you are thinking about heading to Harrison Hot Springs some time soon, make sure you check out the top 5 things to do in Harrison Hot Springs.

1. Hot Springs

Naturally, the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Harrison Hot Springs is the hot springs themselves. There are two places within the limits of Harrison Hot Springs where you can experience these warm pools of water:

  • Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa – these resort is open year round and offers five different pools to explore, making it a popular and easy weekend trip.
  • Harrison Hot Springs Public Pool – if you are not staying at the resort then you can still enjoy the hot springs in a safe environment by visiting the public pool.

If you are willing to venture outside of Harrison Hot Springs, Harrison Lake is also home to two other springs, located near Port Douglas and Clear Creek.

2. Harrison’s Floating Water Park

Harrison Hot Springs hosts a gigantic floating obstacle course that is loads of fun for family member of almost all ages. This inflatable water park is open from early June until early September, and provides great, family friendly all day entertainment for under $30 per person.

3. Scenic and Wildlife Tours by Jet Boat

Scenic and wildlife tours by jet boat are a great way to expose yourself to Harrison’s amazing wildlife and breathtaking views. There are a few different jet boat tours that you can experience, depending on the time of year. The three main tours available are:

  • An eagle watching tour
  • Harrison River tour
  • A sunset cruise

4. Rent a Quadracycle

Quadracycles are a fun way to explore Harrison’s local neighbourhoods. While the most popular bikes that you can rent are the standard quadracycles, which seat up to eight (including infants), you can also rent two person trikes, rangers, and regular bikes.

5. Golfing at One of Harrison Hot Springs’ Courses

If you love golfing, Harrison has two courses that are conveniently located in Harrison Hot Springs and Harrison Mills.

  • Harrison Resort Golf Course – this course is one of the community’s best-kept secrets. The Harrison Resort Golf Course is a 9 hole, PGA rated course that spans over 36 hectares.
  • Sandpiper Golf Course – this course is a breathtaking par 72 course, which boasts perfectly manicured landscapes, beautiful wildlife, and a magnificent backdrop of the Harrison River.

If you would like to learn more about the top 5 things to do in Harrison Hot Springs, or if you are interested in learning about other communities and attractions along the Scenic 7 Highway, please contact Scenic 7 BC by filling out a contact form on our website.