Welcome to Whistler
Named for the furry marmots that populate the area and whistle like deflating balloons, this gabled alpine village and 2010 Olympics venue is one of the world's most popular ski resorts. Nestled in the formidable shadow of the Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, the village has a frosted Christmas-card look in winter. But summer visitors now outnumber their ski-season equivalents, with many lured by the area's scenic... Read More
Top experiences in Whistler
Private Tour: Whistler Day Trip from Vancouver
In this case, getting there is half the fun. Your private Whistler adventure starts with a drive across the famous Lions Gate bridge and onto the Sea to Sky Highway. Hugging the side of the coastal mountains and overlooking the Howe Sound, the drive is worth the trip all by itself. After stopping at Shannon Falls and Brandywine Falls you'll arrive at Whistler in time for a leisurely lunch. After lunch, enjoy some free time to explore Whistler village or visit the top of the ski area via the high speed gondola (extra fee for gondola). When you are ready, the tour will take a leisurely return drive into the sunset arriving back in Vancouver in the early evening. Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required for this private Whistler tour.
Whistler Peak 2 Peak Gondola Admission Ticket
The Peak 2 Peak Gondola is not your average gondola. As the Guinness Book of World Records holder for the longest and highest lift, it connects the peaks of Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain. With your admission ticket, hop aboard in Whistler Village for the 2.7-mile (4.4-km) ride across the high alpine terrain of the ski resort, enjoying this fabulous way to move between mountains and ski or hike the best terrain on both in the same day. You'll enjoy the entire 360-degree experience that comes with the gondola: more than 30 miles (50 km) of hiking and walking trails at the height of summer, amazing vistas, free and custom guided tours, photo ops in every direction, and an ever-changing timeline of seasonal activities and events that makes no two visits the same. If you're a hiker, don't miss the lift-accessed trails that twist through epic volcanic scenery.
Zipline Adventure in Whistler
The tour area lies nestled in the valley between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and covers over 33 acres (11 hectares) of land including areas of untouched, ancient coastal temperate rainforest. Interpretive signage is provided on platforms and around the course to illustrate key points about local ecology and wildlife. While not guaranteed, wildlife are commonly seen including bears, lynx, deer, owls, grouse and squirrels. You have two options to choose from: Bear Tour:Five incredible ziplines varying in length from 200 feet (61 meters) to over 1,000 feet (300 meters) long connected via a network of canopy bridges and boardwalks. The Bear Tour is perfect for families, groups and those who have never ziplined before. Enjoy the freestyle line with the freedom to hang upside down!Eagle Tour:On the Eagle Tour, you'll end your adventure by zipping all the way to Whistler village. A 2,000-foot (600-meter) awe-inspiring zipline makes this tour perfect for those who have already experienced ziplining or are seeking even more heart-pounding adrenaline!
British Columbia Super Saver: 5-Day Tour of Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria
This British Columbia Super Saver is perfect for those who already have overnight accommodation. After your first three days of sightseeing in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, you can use your Vancouver hop-on hop-off pass for up to two days, depending on your preferences. You can also change the order of the tours; simply contact the local tour supplier.
Coach Transfer from Whistler to Vancouver International Airport
When traveling to the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) from Whistler, take this luxury coach and arrive at the airport worry-free. Select a departure time that fits your schedule; there are several departure times throughout the day. The convenient and economical transfer will get you to YVR quickly and comfortably, allowing you to relax and take in the scenery in stead of stress.When departing Whistler, there are four options for pick-up: Gateway Loop at Blackcomb Lodge in the heart of Whistler Village, Legends, door-to-door service (hotels/condos) or Squamish. Please click "View Additional Info" to view the schedule.
Whistler Superfly Ziplines
After a brief drive through Whistler and up Cougar Mountain, you’re greeted with awe-inspiring views of the British Columbia wilderness. Get your gear and listen as your instructor gives a safety briefing on ziplining. Pick a partner, as the system here allows you to ride side by side with someone while you’re each attached to your own cable. Ziplining blends the thrill of flying through the air like an eagle with the chance to enjoy stunning scenery from a new perspective. Your adventure includes multiple ziplines connected by way of an intricate network of trails and boardwalks. The state-of-the-art braking system allows for a smooth descent on each zipline. The route is designed with an immersive natural experience in mind, meant to make you feel the quiet beauty of the forest while experiencing the thrill of flight between high-altitude peaks. As you zoom across the longest zipline in Canada — 0.8 miles (1.3 km) long and 600 feet (183 m) off the ground — you’ll reach speeds of up to 62 miles (100km) an hour. After your last zipline, relax on the ride back to your departure point.During the winter months, you’ll have the added experience of a ride to the starting point in a heated snowcat. But winter or summer, this is an adventure you’ll never forget.