Whistler

Best known for its skiing and snowboarding in the winter, Whistler is also a phenomenal place in summer, with so much to do.

Easy to get to, Whistler is just under 2 hours drive from Vancouver on the beautiful Sea to Sky Highway, or you can take the Whistler Mountaineer train which winds its way slowly up the coast.

Whistler in summer brings lazy days enjoying the shops and the sunshine or a huge range of activities. There are 5 championship golf courses, world class mountain biking, Zip Trekking, hiking, bear viewing, plus of course the natural beauty that comes with the mountains. Whistler in summer can also offer white water rafting, canoeing, sailing and horseriding amongst its many attractions.

Elaho-Squamish Rivers Rafting (Class III to IV)

For the ultimate rafting adventure, ride the gushing rapids of Elaho and Squamish River. Be awed by ancient glaciers, waterfalls, picturesque wilderness, and a delicious riverside salmon BBQ. The Elaho-Squamish trip, which includes the last four miles (6.5 km) of the Elaho and more that 10 miles (16km) on the Squamish, features the lively Steamroller, Whitedog, Devil’s Elbow, and Cheeseball Rapids.

Daily departures mid June to September 3 at 08:45. Duration 8 hours including transportation from Whistler. 3.5 hours on the water.

NB – Trip starts from Squamish so you can so this trip on your way up to Whistler from Vancouver.

Green River Rafting (Class II to III)

The Green River gives visitors to Whislter a great introduction to whitewater rafting. The Green’s moderate, 4.5-miles of fun-filled rapids with its panorama of stunning snowcapped peaks makes this a memorable experience. On the placid water of Green Lake, just 5 miles (8 km) from Whistler, rafters have an opportunity to practice and synchronise their paddle strokes before starting the downriver voyage.

Daily Departures: May 19-Late August at 09:30, 13:00 and 16:00. Duration 2 hours including transportation from Whistler. One hour on the water.

Ziptrek Ecotours

The pioneer of zipline tours in North America! With an award winning ecological curriculum and the highest, longest, and most ziplines around, Ziptrek offers an entertaining combination of education and adventure. Ziptrek’s tour area is nestled in the spectacular valley of ancient rainforest that divides Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Being situated just minutes above Whistler Village ensures that guests spend more time experiencing their activity than driving to get there. With vast media coverage and environmental awards, Ziptrek has earned international notoriety as Whistler’s must-do activity. Ziptrek guides take you on an interpretive adventure through the treetops between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. With ten ziplines in total, Ziptrek has two fantastic and distinct tours to choose from plus a Tree Trek Tour for younger or less adventurous people.

Whistler Bear Watch

Experience unforgettable views of wildlife, glacial peaks and sunsets as you travel through the deep old growth coastal hemlock-cedar forests of Whistler Blackcomb Mountains. From May throught July, bears wander along the apen ski trails grazing on clover, grass and horsetail. Later, from August though October, the feeding activities of black bears can be followed though high elevation timber-shrub forests as they feed on sugary huckleberries in preparation for hibernation. Ride in a comfortable 4X4 vehicle as it navigates the terrain on Whistler Blackcombe Mountains looking for, the up to 50 resident black bears, whom feed and den on the mountains. Travel through deep old growth coastal hemlock-ceder forests, visit active bear dens, daybeds and feeding sites. Learn about local flora and fuana from renown Whistler bear researchers who are committed to enviromental education and conservation.
Departs Daily May- November. Duration 3 hours. Departure 06.00, 10.20 and 18.00

Whistler Fishing

Fishing around the Whistler area is exceptional and Whistler Fishing Guides has established an outstanding reputation by providing top quality, guided freshwater fishing experiences. As fly fishing specialist, they target all five speices f Pacific Salmon, Steelhead, Trout and Char on over a dozen rivers and over fifty lakes. Whether yu are fishing a local lake in the Whistler Valley for trout, or heli-fishing a remote river for Salmon r Steelehead, you will have a memorable day. Departs daily

Whistler Long Lost Nature Walk

Enjoy the peaceful forest trails and snow capped vistas, as one of our local naturalist guides teahes you about the local flora and fauna and wildlife as you make you was around the Lost Lake area. Enjoy a scenic walk from your hotel door into our Whistler forest. This is one of the best ways to experience the unique enviroment, plants and animals of Whislter. This tour is apporximatle two hours in lenght (longer trips on request).
Daily departure. Difficulty level; easy to moderate.

Whistler Jet Boating

The custom designed boats are 25 foot long and carry 12 passengers plus a guide/pilot. Each vessel is equipped with the twin engines for added safety and operationally exceeds standards set by the Canadian Coast Guards. Construction is heavy duty welded aluminium built tough to handle grade III+ white wate in boulder strewn rivers. Passenger seating is on thick upholstered foam cushion that offer great confort. Our boats are also fitted with dual muffling systems to reduce engine noise to a minimum. In case of foul weather a convertable top can be snapped on.

Whistler Jet Boating – Lilooet River Tours

After crossing Lillooet Lake we enter the lower river. This remote valley was the original route to the interiior of B.C. traveled by pioneer gold miner from the 1856 to 1861. Sections of the old wagon trail still remian. On this unique tour we challange the large rapids of “Entrance Falls”, “Island Drop”, “Green Monster” and many more. Wildlife sightings and traditional Salmon fishing camps are viewed on our downstream and upstream journey.

Daily departures May 19-31; August 1-September 9 at 09:00 and 123:00. Duration 5 hours including transportation from Whister. 3 hours on the water.