|Whistler,British Columbia, Canada |
|General Information: |
|State||:||British Columbia |
|Nearest AirPort: ||:||Vancouver International Airport |
|Nearest Railway Station||:|| |
|Category: ||:||National Park |
|Type: ||:||Honey Moon/Vacation/ Adventure/ Family Vacation/Site seeing |
|Height above sea level: ||:|| |
|Best Time to visit: ||:||Year Round ||
|How To reach Whistler:|
|The nearest airport is Vancouver International Airport.|
By air,Listed below are the airports close to Whistler,B.C |
Vancouver International Airport,
Whistler is located just two hours north of Vancouver. Once you get on Highway 99 – the two-lane Sea to Sky highway.
On the route to Whistler mountain, the first town where you can make a pit stop will be Squamish, about 58km away.
By road: Travelling just two hours north of Vancouver and along the smooth, yet ruggedly scenic Sea to Sky Highway, your journey to Whistler will be an experience in itself.
Winters are extremely cold with snowfall and summers are hot and humid.
|Whistler is in the Coastal Mountains of British Columbia, Canada's most westerly province.Located in the spectacular Coast Mountains of British Columbia,
and just two hours north of Vancouver, Whistler is Canada’s premier, year-round destination. Consistently ranked the number one mountain resort in North America, Whistler features
two majestic mountains, epic skiing and snowboarding, four championship golf courses, more than 200 shops, 90 restaurants and bars, accommodation galore, hiking trails, spas and
arguably the best mountain bike park in the world.
|Whistler Mountain Bike Park:|
The Whistler Mountain Bike Park has something for every level of rider including gentle, banked cruisers through the forest. It also features jump parks, three skills centres and a biker cross.
|Whistler Whitewater Rafting: When the snow melts, the rivers in and around Whistler Resort run white and fast.Enjoy all the thrills of white water rafting, from
mild to wild, as certified guides navigate you safely.There's a white water rafting trip for everyone.
A year-round Whistler activity, Ziplining offers a different experience depending on the season.Ziplining combines the thrill of flying with the security of being safely tucked into a harness.
|Whistler Bungee Jumping:|
Whistler Bungee, located just 15 minutes from Whistler Village, is British Columbia's highest year-round bungee jumping venue, featuring a 160-foot drop over the glacial-fed Cheakamus River.Whistler
Bunjee jumping is open all year round.
|Whistler PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience:|
The record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is an engineering marvel that links Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains together at their peaks.Foot passengers may board the gondola to gain an entirely
new perspective on sightseeing from 6,000 feet.
|Water Sport Adventures:|
Whistler's clear lakes and sparkling rivers provide endless opportunities for water fun.Enjoy white water rafting, canoe/kayaking,fishing,jet boating, which ever pleases you the best.
|Whistler Blackcomb Skiing and Snowboarding:|
Ride down the slopes while exploring over 8,100 acres of terrain available on both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.Endless winter landscape of sparkling white, snow-covered
slopes dotted with a million evergreen trees.
Enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the great outdoors while taking a leisurely walk or vigourous jog through the Whistler area on snowshoes.Guided tours range from beginner to
challenging, with many offering a snack or meal as part of the experience.
A winter sleigh ride is a must do for any visit to Whistler. 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.
For a uniquely Canadian adventure, try dog-sledding through Whistler’s snow-covered forests. With amazing views of the Whistler Valley, these tours are truly memorable.
Snowmobiling is a treasured Canadian activity that’s fun for all ages and abilities, especially families.Choose from early morning fresh tracks tours or daytime and evening dinner
tours complete with gourmet meals served in a private, backcountry yurt. Tours are designed for beginner to experienced riders; private and family tours also available.
|Whistler Blackcomb's Tube Park:|
Blackcomb Mountain’s family-friendly Tube Park is a blast for all ages. Located at the Excalibur gondola mid-station, the Park features 1,000 feet of sliding fun.
|Meadow Park Sports Centre:|
Meadow Park Sports Centre features Indoor Swimming Pool, Indoor Skating Rink, Gym and Fitness Classes and much more. Meadow Park Sports Centre is located 3 km north of Whistler
Village just off Highway 99.
The Core is a climbing and fitness facility right in Whistler Village, next to the Whistler Conference Centre.
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.