For those who want to experience Vancouver’s wild side. This self-guided bike tour is packed with panoramic water views, lush green forests, and enough adventure to make your palms sweat. Start your ride along the Stanley Park Seawall and across the Lions Gate Bridge, where you’ll head up Capilano Road to Vancouver’s famous Capilano Suspension Bridge (E-bike recommended). Test your bravery on the swinging bridge suspended 110 feet above the forest floor. On the way back, you’ll ride across Lions Gate Bridge, then complete your Stanley Park Seawall loop and along English Bay back to the shop. What an adventure!

Note: Your Capilano Suspension Bridge entry can be paid in advance here. Please check park hours before riding.

Click the photo below or scan the QR code to access your map. You’ll get step-by-step directions for your ride.

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Your safety is our top priority! Please use your best judgement and cycling guidelines while following our self-guided tour maps. The route may not reflect real-time road conditions, which may change without notice.

Capilano Bridge Self-Guided Tour Highlights

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Embark on a thrilling self-guided bike tour that takes you from the heart of downtown Vancouver to the iconic Capilano Suspension Bridge. Starting at Cycle City Tours & Rentals, you’ll ride along the scenic Seawall through Coal Harbour and continue along the stunning Stanley Park Seawall. Make optional stops to admire the historic totem poles and the Brockton Point Lighthouse, before venturing into the park to discover the tranquil beauty of Beaver Lake, complete with a working beaver dam. Your journey continues through Stanley Park to the majestic Lions Gate Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow Marine Drive to Capilano Road, culminating at the breathtaking Capilano Suspension Bridge Park where you can spend hours exploring its natural wonders.

On your return, ride back down Capilano Road, cross the Lions Gate Bridge once more, and head to Third Beach in Stanley Park for a relaxing break. Complete your loop around Stanley Park Seawall, passing by Second Beach and the English Bay Seawall. Don’t forget to stop by the whimsical A-maze-ing Laughter statues for a fun photo opportunity before riding along Beach Avenue and up Hornby Street back to the shop. This route offers an incredible mix of urban sights and natural landscapes, making it perfect for those looking to experience Vancouver’s diverse attractions and stunning vistas.

Take a Guided Vancouver Bike Tour Instead!

Let us show you around to learn more about our great city. We’ll take care of the details while you enjoy a bike ride around Vancouver’s top sights.

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Need To Store Your Luggage While You Explore Vancouver?

We’ve got you covered! Bike rental guests receive 50% off luggage storage (or free with a guided bike tour)!
Learn more on our Luggage Storage page.

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