8 Perfect Things to do in Tsawassen this Summer

Are you looking for the best things to do in Tsawassen this summer? From shopaholics to sun bathing lovers, Tsawwassen has always been the place that everyone prefers to go to for a perfect day trip. It might be a bit far from the city but the vibes that it offers makes it a must-visit. Tsawwassen had too much to offer and with numerous events and the reopening of the Big Splash, you can surely add Tsawwassen to your list of places to visit this summer. 

Things to do in Tsawassen this Summer

Bring out the Shopaholic in You at Tsawwassen Mills Mall

Everyone likes shopping, well, almost everyone. Tsawwassen Mills has all major brands, and you know what makes it even better, it is an outlet mall and there are discounts offered at most of the stores. When planning a visit to Tsawassen this summer, be aware of a few things before getting to the mall. Firstly, the mall is huge and by huge, I mean huge. Be ready to walk a lot. Secondly, have a big budget because the deals and the discounts will force you to spend more and more. Also, there is a wide variety of food that the Tsawwassen Mills offers at its huge food court. My personal favorite is the coconut pearl tea.

Location: 5000 Canoe Pass Way, Tsawwassen, BC V4M 0B3

Hours: Sunday to Tuesday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m Wednesday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

Feel the Sun’s Warmth at Centennial Beach

Tsawwassen means “Land facing the Sea” and there is no place better in Tsawassen this summer than Centennial Beach. It is located in Boundary Bay Regional Park. If you want to chill and relax in the sand then check the tide calendar and time your visit to low tide. If you are looking to swim, you can visit Centennial Beach at any time! If your schedule allows it, visit on a weekday to avoid the crowds. If you have kids, there is also a huge playground for those who do not want to play in the water. Note that parking is $10/hour. 

Location: 570 Boundary Bay Road, Delta, BC V4L 1N2

Hours: Monday to Sunday – 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Take in a Round of Golf at Tsawassen Springs

Tsawwassen Springs is a par 70 all-season golf course but nothing beats a round of golf in Tsawassen in the summer. It is not just a place for golf fans, but it is a place for everyone to visit. You can find yoga classes and Pilates, a fitness centre, and Pat Quinn’s Restaurant & Bar. It is situated next to the Tsawwassen Mills, so it is the best place for husbands whose wives are busy shopping in the mall. Rates start at $39. There is also a driving range starting at $5 for 30 balls. Before or after your tea time, be sure to visit Nat’s Coffee House for the best coffee in Tsawassen.

Location: 5133 Springs Blvd, Tsawwassen, BC V4M 0A6

Tsawassen springs golf

Shop Locally at Tsawassen Quay Market

Tsawwassen Quay is the house of the local traders and retailers of the Delta Region. You can find some of the best locally crafted items as well as souvenirs to buy in Vancouver. There is a west coast vibe that is offered by the place, and you can literally feel it once arrive. It is situated in the Ferry Causeway and the view of the ocean is heavenly. The drive towards the market is a particular favorite, as there is ocean on either side. One shop that is a must-visit is the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. It is having a wide variety of chocolates, cupcakes and muffins and they are absolutely delicious. Salted caramel is a must try. 

Location: 1 Ferry Causeway, Delta, BC V4M 4G6

Hours: 6 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. 7 days a week

Enjoy a Bonfire at Tsawassen Causeway Beach

The Tsawwassen Causeway is on my list of the best bonfire places in Metro Vancouver. The beach wood offers a pirate island energy. It is the perfect place to enjoy the warm summer days in Tsawassen and the beautiful sunsets over the water. Be sure to check local fire regulations and practice fire safety when having a bonfire in Tsawassen this summer.

Location: SFPR, Tsawwassen, BC

Explore the Reifel Bird Sanctuary

The Reifel Bird Sanctuary offers the perfect environment, temperature, and location for the migratory birds to stop on their annual migrations. Thousands of birds migrate to this sanctuary every year as a part of their life cycles. From Wood Duck to Canada Goose to Great-Horned Owl, you can find some of the most unique and mesmerizing birds. Note that reservations are required.

Hours: Tuesdays to Sundays – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: 5191 Robertson Road, Delta, BC V4K 3N2


It is indeed situated in the U.S. but made this list because this beautiful place is just a few minutes’ drive from the US-Canada border. You can get to explore the end of the land at Point Roberts. You can meet many locals and visitors chilling in their yacht on a sunny Sunday Morning and the local people are friendly. You can also enjoy some local food in the café’s owned by the local people and trust me, the food that they offer is amazing. You don’t need much time to explore this place as it’s a small place. If you are visiting in the morning, then you will be able to explore the whole place by late afternoon. 

Embrace Summer in Tsawwassen at Big Splash Waterpark

Big Splash Waterslides is one of the most well-known and popular things to do in Tsawwassen in the summer. Weekdays will offer smaller crowds for those who have flexibility. General admission is $39 and children under the age of 3 go for free. There are also group discounts offered and private party places are also available for rent. Be ready to experience the splash starting July 1 at the Big Splash Water Park. You can also check out nearby Metro Vancouver spray parks.

Location: 4775 NuLelum Way, Tsawwassen, BC V4M 4G9

Hours: 11am – 6pm

Prices: $39 ($29 after 3pm) plus parking fees.

Tsawwassen - Big splash waterslides

Did we miss something on the list of things to do in Tsawwassen this summer? Leave it in the comments below so we can add it.

More Summertime Activities around BC: Vancouver in summer, Whistler in summer, Surrey in summer, Victoria in August.

This article was written by UncoveringBC contributor Abhay Bakshi

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