Whistler attracts adventurous travelers from around the world. This place is magnetic. From the unmatched alpine terrain to the endless options of the village, its diverse offering of rugged West Coast beauty, passionate community, and refined experiences make every visit unique.
The legendary ski destination is just a two-hour drive from Vancouver along the awe-inspiring Sea to Sky Highway. Whistler is an international ski and snowboard mecca and a down-to-earth mountain town. It’s a place of striking natural beauty and world-class infrastructure, with amenities for discerning travelers and undaunted athletes alike. Here, youthful energy meets a worldly perspective, proving that bad-ass and world-class are not mutually exclusive.
Whistler has one of the longest, most reliable snow seasons in North America. Every year a record-breaking average of 11.7 metres or 38.4 feet of snow blankets Whistler Blackcomb resort. Its side-by-side mountains are connected by the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, linking 16 alpine bowls, three glaciers, more than 200 runs, and 8,171 acres of skiable terrain. The rugged beauty of the landscape, full-on alpine terrain and vast novice areas have kept Whistler on every passionate skier’s bucket list for over 50 years.
At the foot of the mountains lies WhistlerVillage. Here, palpable energy is felt in every shop, museum, gallery, restaurant, and gathering place. The Village is also a jumping-off point for
outdoor adventures like ice-skating, tubing, spas, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ziplining and more than 160 km of groomed Nordic ski trails, to name a few.
There’s an endless list of reasons Whistler is a permanent fixture on bucket lists around the world. When you come here, you feel it in your soul. There’s a good chance that feeling will have you coming back.
Congratulations on selecting Whistler as your Skican vacation destination! Although Whistler is best known for its terrific skiing/riding, the area offers plenty of additional activities for you to enjoy during your stay.
Take advantage of the fantastic snow conditions at Whistler and enjoy the thrill of a snowmobiling ride through the pristine backcountry. Snowmobile tours range from gentle family cruising to advanced, backcountry powder riding.
Zip Trek Tours
Whistler has a fantastic network of boardwalks, suspension bridges, and trails taking you from the forest floor to the top of the forest canopy. Tours are 1.5 hours long and allow you to touch the peaks of ten story high trees!
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides
Sleigh rides start from the chalet at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club. These magical tours are spent touring the stunning Whistler backcountry by the power of two beautiful Clydesdale-Percheron horses
At Callaghan Valley, you are able to ski at the Nordic Center, site of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. Over 90km of cross-country trails are available for your pleasure. Trails are expertly groomed and range in difficulty level from beginner to Olympic calibre.
Feel the wind in your face as you cruise down the slopes of the Whistler Tube Park! The park is located at the Base 2 Zone on Blackcomb Mountain and features eight different lanes whose slopes range from beginner to expert level!
Whistler features several pas that offer the rejuvenating Scandinavian Baths experience, plus Swedish Sports, Hot Stone & Thai Yoga massages as well as other treatments.
With Whistler Tasting Tours, fantastic and memorable Dining Tours are led through Whistler Village every night. Their friendly local guides take guests to several gourmet restaurants. Each venue provides a creative dish as part of a unique multi-course dinner. Interactive trivia games are played throughout the night.
*Skican does not endorse these activities and you undertake them at your own risk.