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Alpine Skiing                        
  With over 8,100 acres of snow-covered slopes, 16 alpine bowls, 3 glaciers, world-class terrain parks and half pipes, 200+ marked trails and a one mile vertical rise, Whistler Blackcomb is the ultimate in big mountain experiences. Consistently ranked as No. 1, Whistler continues to top mountain resort rankings year after year.
ATV Tours                        
  Get ready to hit the trail for the ride of your life on an exhilarating ATV tour. Whether you want to explore the area's backcountry, ride a twisty trail up Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain, or rip along old logging roads — these tours are the perfect way to see a different side of Whistler. It's a great activity for groups, couples or even when you're visiting solo.
Beaches and Lakes                        
  Some of Whistler’s hidden gems are the beautiful beaches dotted around crystal-clear mountain lakes. No tides, strong currents or sharp rocks here, just fresh, clean water waiting for you to jump in. All parks and beaches are connected by Whistler's Valley Trail and all have BBQs on site.
Bear Viewing Tours                        
  Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains provide food and shelter to some 50 black bears. You can explore this beautiful habitat in a 4X4 vehicle while on a fascinating and one-of-a-kind Bear Viewing Tour with noted black bear researchers. Your guide will take you to visit active bear dens, daybeds and feeding sites.
Bungee Jumping                        
  Experience the exhilaration of leaping from the edge of a bridge situated high above a rushing river. Whistler Bungee, located just 15 minutes from Whistler Village, is British Columbia's highest year-round bungee jumping venue, featuring a 53-metre (160-foot) drop over the glacial-fed Cheakamus River.
Canoe & Kayaking                        
  From gentle paddles along a calm and meandering river, to extended excursions of discovery through Whistler's waterways, canoe and kayak tours offer a unique way to experience the resort's natural beauty. Drink in magnificent mountain views and keep your eyes peeled for some of Whistler's abundant wildlife as you navigate Alta Lake, Green Lake, The River of Golden Dreams and more, alone or with an experienced guide.
Cat Skiing                        
  Enjoy your own private mountain for skiing and snowboarding when you book a tour on a Bombardier Snowcat. Giving you maximum vertical at the best price, Cat skiing and boarding is available in all weather conditions and offers pristine powder, spectacular views and backcountry adventure. You can enjoy up to 10 runs of first tracks in powder heaven! Private tours are available for groups of 10, or make some new friends on a scheduled tour.
Cross Country Skiing                        
  Explore over 129 km of cross-country paradise and see Whistler from an entirely different perspective. Glide along track-set trails at your own pace or skate smoothly past snow-laden trees in the wilderness, all the while taking in the pine-fresh air and sparkling white peaks that surround you. With three spectacular facilities to explore, come see the Nordic side of Whistler.
Disc Golf                        
  There are two disc golf courses in Whistler. One is located at Whistler Olympic Park and the other stretches from Spruce Grove Park to Lost Lake Park, both in and out of the forest with elevation, tree and water hazards.
Dog Sledding                        
  A truly Canadian adventure, dog sledding originated approximately 4,000 years ago. These Arctic dogs have been bred over centuries to withstand cold temperatures and endure pulling sleds over distances of up to 130 kilometres (80 miles) a day. They may reach speeds of up to 32 km/h (20 mph). Trained from an early age to run with the pack, sled dogs truly enjoy the activity and can’t wait until the musher hooks them up to the gang-lines.
Fly Fishing                        
  Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, Whistler offers amazing, year-round fishing experiences. Travel with knowledgeable guides to local rivers, remote alpine lakes or hidden fishing holes to fly-fish or spin cast for Rainbow trout, Dolly Varden char or salmon.
Float Plane Sightseeing                        
  Aerial sightseeing is one of Whistler's most spectacular and memorable experiences and unique to British Columbia’s coast. Take to the skies and get a bird's-eye view of Whistler's mountain ranges, glaciers, valleys, rivers and lakes. Choose one of many floatplane tours that include spectacular views of the majestic glaciers and unique volcanic formations or enjoy a picnic lunch on a remote alpine lake where the air is fresh and water is clear.
Glacier Picnic                        
  There is no better way to enjoy a trip to the high country. Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight to a beautiful and remote Alpine picnic area. Options include gourmet meals, glacier top receptions and hitting biodegradable golf balls off Whistler’s 19th hole. If you are looking for inspiration, fresh air, and great company in a mile-high location, this is for you.
Golf in Pemberton                        
  At the foot of the massive Mount Currie, Big Sky is an outstanding 18-hole golf experience with tri-valley mountain views. The Robert Cupp-designed course features an exquisitely manicured set of links that makes tricky use of ponds and natural vegetation to provide a memorable round of golf.
Golf in Whistler                        
  Whistler is a golfing mecca with four professionally designed championship courses. Experience Jack Nicklaus’ signature design at Nicklaus North Golf Course, Arnold Palmer’s first ever Canadian design at the Whistler Golf Club, or Robert Trent Jones Jr.’s pre-eminent mountain design at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club.
Heli: hiking, glacier picnics, fishing                        
  Leave the Whistler valley behind and fly deep into the pristine and rugged landscape of the Coastal Mountains, one of the most glaciated regions in the world. Hop on one of Whistler’s scenic helicopter tours and explore one of the most glaciated regions in the world. Featuring timeless places rarely seen, experience the last ice age and trek across a 12,000 year-old glacier to marvel at stunning ice formations.
Hiking & Bike Tours                        
  The Whistler area is bursting with trails, hikes, climbs, and secret pathways that can take you into a pristine natural wonderland. Some routes are minutes from Whistler Village, while others take you up to the peaks of snow-capped mountains. The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola connects Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains at their summits and opens up Blackcomb for summer hiking and biking. Whistler is where the world’s most avid mountain bikers come to play and there’s enough inspiration for everyone.
Horse Drawn sleigh Ride                        
  Hear the jingle of the sleigh bells as you glide over the snow guided by gentle, giant Percheron horses while sipping hot chocolate and keeping cozy and warm under blankets. Dinner packages are also available and include a gourmet fondue dinner after a beautiful ride through wooded trails beside Green Lake, on Blackcomb Mountain, or around the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course.
Horseback Riding                        
  Explore the Whistler area cowboy-style while sitting high in the saddle on a memorable horseback riding tour. From short and gentle meanders along forested trails, to more extensive rides through grassy meadows and up mountain paths, you'll find the horseback tour that's just right for your riding abilities.
Indoor Ice Skating                        
  Public skating is available most afternoons and some evenings on the NHL-sized ice surface at Meadow Park Sports Arena.
Jeep Tours                        
  Discover Whistler’s beautiful backcountry while riding in a fun and rugged 4x4 Jeep. These thrilling tours let you experience what all-terrain truly means. From climbing up a mountain side to view glaciers, wilderness excursions and sunset BBQs on Blackcomb Mountain, there’s a Jeep tour for everyone.
Jet Boat River Tours                        
  If it's whitewater you're after, the Green River Thriller will get your heart pounding. This exciting tour will take you through of one of BC's Provincial Parks, to the base of Nairn Falls. Enjoy the natural state of old growth forests and wildlife as your jet boat pilot and guide speeds through the river canyon. This tour is a great adventure suitable for the entire family.
Kids Adventure Zone                        
  If hiking, biking or exploring doesn't tire them out, take your family for a ride at the Adventure Zone for huge fun for both big and little folk. Located right at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, you can try a few of the activities, stop for lunch on a sunny patio, and try a few more. Prepare for some exhausted kids at the end of the day!
Lost Lake Event                        
  Our enchanting lakeside parks are memorable locations for special events. Our lakes are secluded and tucked away into cedar forests but offer magnificent mountain views. What’s unique is that our village pathways lead to our lakes enabling an easy quick walk to most hotels, resorts and the village.
Mini Golf                        
  Located at the Riverside RV Resort and Campground, 3 km north of Whistler Village, this professionally-designed 18-hole putting course is fun for the whole family while being challenging enough for the avid golfer. Putter rentals for adults and children are available at the pro shop.
Monkido/Tree Top Adventures                        
  Traveling from tree-to-tree, guests navigate a variety of elements including suspended bridges, swinging logs, Tarzan swings, zip-lines and tightropes. The courses are colour coded and increase in height and level of difficulty. Exit points along the way allow everyone to take it to their personal limit, making this activity suitable for a wide range of guests at various fitness levels. The most unique activity in Whistler!
Mountain Bike Tours                        
  The Whistler Mountain Bike Park has something for every level of rider including gentle, banked cruisers through the forest; tight and twisty singletrack in the alpine; steep rock faces; gnarly, root strewn lines, and drop offs of all descriptions. It also features jump parks, three skills centres and a biker cross. Sign up for a camp, lesson or tour and get even more out of your time in the park.
Whistler Cross-Country Biking                        
  If you're keen to ride and are looking for the perfect cross-country terrain, Whistler delivers exactly that. With a mind-boggling selection of rides, from rugged forest trails and singletrack to smooth logging roads and gravel paths, options are available for every level of rider.
Whistler Mountain Bike Park                        
  The Whistler Mountain Bike Park has something for every level of rider including gentle, banked cruisers through the forest; tight and twisty singletrack in the alpine; steep rock faces; gnarly, root strewn lines, and drop offs of all descriptions. It also features jump parks, three skills centres and a biker cross. Sign up for a camp, lesson or tour and get even more out of your time in the park.
Olympic Park                        
  Located 18 km south of Whistler in the stunning Callaghan Valley, Whistler Olympic Park is the first Olympic Nordic venue to include all three traditional Nordic sport stadiums in one site: cross-country, ski jumping and biathlon. Enjoy cross country skiing, dog friendly trails, night skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing, biathlon, ski play zone, backcountry access, rentals, lessons and tours. Test your aim at the Olympic Biathlon Range. Book your lesson by contacting Whistler Olympic Park. Full service Day Lodge offering amazing food, cozy lounge, meeting room, and more.
Outdoor Ice Skating                        
  The Resort Municipality of Whistler has transformed Whistler Olympic Plaza’s Great Lawn and Pavilion into skating rinks for the winter season. In the heart of Whistler Village, these outdoor rinks offer tremendous views of the surrounding mountains and you can spin around to music under the giant disco ball!
Peak 2 Peak Sightseeing                        
  The record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is an engineering marvel that links Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains together at their peaks. Boasting the longest unsupported lift span in the world (3.024 kilometres or 1.88 miles), it is also the highest lift of its kind with an elevation of 436 metres /1,427 feet.
River Float Trips                        
  From gentle paddles along a calm and meandering river, to extended excursions of discovery through Whistler's waterways, canoe and kayak tours offer a unique way to experience the resort's natural beauty. Drink in magnificent mountain views and keep your eyes peeled for some of Whistler's abundant wildlife as you navigate Alta Lake, Green Lake, The River of Golden Dreams and more, alone or with an experienced guide.
River Rafting                        
  When the snow melts, the rivers in Whistler run white and fast. Catch all the thrills of white water rafting, from mild to wild, as certified guides navigate you safely through the rapids of the Green, Lower Cheakamus, Elaho and Squamish rivers. Whether you want to hold on tight and enjoy the ride or grab a paddle and dig in, there's a white water rafting trip to suit everyone.
Rock Climbing                        
  Whistler offers hundreds of great climbs within a few minutes of the resort and for all levels of experience. There is also a 5,500 square-foot indoor rock climbing wall with everything from easy, kid-friendly routes to crack climbing, steep overhangs and sticky slabs. Belay lessons and climbing courses are available too.
RV/Tent Camping                        
  When dreaming about sleeping under the stars in the great outdoors, most people picture an idyllic site complete with crackling camp fire and pine-fresh air. Whistler offers precisely this, giving you the choice of rustic forest service sites, remote wilderness camping at scenic campgrounds or full service RV parks with tent sites.
Sea to Sky Train                        
  During the summer months, the Rocky Mountaineer Sea to Sky Climb train offers scenic service between Vancouver and Whistler. During your three and a half hour train trip you’ll travel through the scenic Howe Sound, the Cheakamus Canyon and past the snow-capped peaks of the Tantalus Mountains.
Sliding Centre                        
  Located in the beautiful Fitzsimmons valley on the southeast slope of Blackcomb Mountain, the Sliding Centre is the site of the bobsleigh, luge and skeleton competitions for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The Skeleton and Bobsleigh Sport Experience Program offers public sliding. Guided tours for small groups available with Whistler Eco Tours and Whistler Connection Tour & Travel Specialists.
Snowcat & Heli-Sightseeing                        
  If you dream of bottomless powder, wide open terrain and zero lift lines, then heli-skiing or heli-snowboarding is made for you. Featuring ultimate vertical, sky high views, a thrilling helicopter ride and the most adventure you can pack into a day, a heli-skiing or boarding tour will be the highlight of your trip. Giving you maximum vertical at the best price, Cat skiing and boarding is available in all weather conditions and offers pristine powder, spectacular views and backcountry adventure. You can enjoy up to 10 runs of first tracks in powder heaven! Private tours are available for groups of 10, or make some new friends on a scheduled tour.
Snowmobile Tours                        
  Snowmobiling is a treasured Canadian activity that’s fun for all ages and abilities. Professional tour guides will take you through backcountry areas, along hidden snow-covered trails, and into beautiful winter landscapes. Kids will love sledding on a special track with their very own Mini-Z snowmobiles, too. Choose from early morning fresh tracks tours or daytime and evening dinner excursions complete with a gourmet meal served in a private, backcountry yurt. Tours are designed for beginner to experienced riders; private and family tours also available.
Snowshoeing                        
  Enjoy the breathtaking, natural beauty of the great outdoors while exploring snowy Whistler by snowshoe. Embark on a self-guided tour around the stunning shores of Green Lake or check out Lost Lake Park and the Callaghan Valley, home of Whistler Olympic Park. Guided nature tours range from beginner to more advanced and many offer a snack or meal as part of the experience. Nordic venues and Village shops offer snowshoe rentals by the hour or day, giving you the freedom to grab a pair of shoes and explore this winter wonderland on your own.
Spa Treatments                        
  Whistler’s spas are a heavenly mix of immaculate service, professional care and luxurious surroundings. Relax and let certified specialists primp, pamper and help you look and feel your best. Hot oils, rejuvenating mud packs and a variety of soothing massages will ease away the well-earned aches of a day spent on the slopes, on a golf course or a mountain bike. Lay back and let Whistler’s spas take care of you from head to toe.
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre                        
  The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre offers an interactive cultural journey through Whistler's Aboriginal art, history, music and dance. Meet Squamish and Lil'wat ambassadors, take a guided or self-guided tour through the museum, exhibits or contemporary galleries, and learn about First Nations crafts using Salish wool and cedar weaving.
Summer Glacier Skiing                        
  The sun is shining, the lakes are warm, it's the perfect time to ... go skiing and riding. The Horstman Glacier lets you experience the best of both worlds - work on your tan and get your ski/ride fix at the same time. The summer glacier experience is recommended for intermediate to advanced skiers and riders and offers a perfect opportunity to improve your park and bump skills.
Tasting Tours                        
  Discover four of Whistler's best restaurants in one enjoyable evening. It's an unforgettable multi-course dinner experience featuring unique culinary creations at each venue with optional BC wine pairings. All along, your guide will enhance the experience with their local knowledge and enthusiasm for the wonderful dining scene in Whistler.
Tennis                        
  Whistler Racquet Club is located just north of Marketplace on Northlands Boulevard and offers three indoor tennis courts, one centre court and seven outdoor courts. Lessons, camps and one-on-one coaching are available. Racquet rentals, a pro shop, an exercise room and a seasonal pool and hot tub are all on-site.
Tube Park                        
  Located in the Base 2 Zone on Blackcomb Mountain, the Coca-Cola®/™ Tube Park offers great fun for the young and the young at heart. There's no skill or equipment required — just a sense of adventure and a desire for excitement. The Whistler Tube Park features 1,000 feet of sliding fun, featuring green, blue and black lanes, a magic carpet to get back to the top, a fire pit, play area and snack station.
Via Ferrata                        
  An exhilarating tour combining glacier hiking with mountain climbing. Negotiate your way across Whistler glacier using crampons and an ice axe to the base of the Via Ferrata route. 'Via Ferrata' is Italian for 'Iron Way' and is an engineered vertical pathway with permanently fixed cables for protection and metal ladder rungs to ease your movement over the rock. This tour is suitable for ages 14 and up. No climbing experience is necessary.
Whistler Museum                        
  The Whistler Museum is currently housing an exhibit on Whistler's Olympic Journey to coincide with the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Located right behind the library, the museum is a great place to spend an hour or two browsing Whistler's unique history and artifacts. Don't miss Whistler's many art galleries too, featuring First Nations native art, sculpture, contemporary oils, watercolours and glasswork.
Ziplining                        
  Get ready for the ride of your life with an exciting glide over spectacular creeks and through majestic old-growth forest. Ziplining combines the thrill of flying with the security of being safely tucked into a harness. Simply clip onto the zipline cable and you'll be zooming from platform to platform high above the valley below. A year-round Whistler activity, Ziplining offers a different experience depending on the season. Learn about Whistler's ecology and wildlife while laughing out loud with the whole group.
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