• Location: Vancouver, Canada
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Play in wild and beautiful British Columbia on a small-group trip to the alpine village of Whistler. Leave Vancouver for an epic 11-hour tour through mountainous terrain and past rushing waterfalls on your way to the world-famous ski destination. You’ll have plenty of time in Whistler to eat, explore the village and take optional tours of sites like Squamish, Shannon Falls and the new Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Museum.

Highlights

  • Vancouver to Whistler full-day tour
  • Small group ensure personal experience
  • Visit Whistler Village, home of the 2010 Olympic Games
  • See Shannon Falls, the third-tallest waterfall in British Columbia
  • Enjoy a wide range of possible add-on activities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

What You Can Expect

Whistler Small-Group Day Trip from Vancouver

Shannon Falls, Canada

Your full-day tour of Whistler begins with morning pickup from select hotels in Vancouver. Meet your guide and climb aboard the spacious coach, then relax and take in the dramatic British Columbia landscape as you exit the city. Cruise through the Sea-to-Sky corridor, soaking up views of the Tantalus Mountains and the plunging Cheakmus River canyon.

Ascend to a lofty 2,000 feet (609 meters) into Whistler Valley, where you’ll stop for the afternoon to participate in a number of optional activities (fees not included in tour). Hop on the high-speed Peak 2 Peak Gondola, take a zipline tour through the alpine forest, explore the mountains by snowmobile or ATV or take a stroll through Whistler Village.

Take some time to check out the small ski community, buy lunch at a local cafe or restaurant or visit the Aboriginal Cultural Center and Museum (admission included). Afterward, enjoy a relaxing drive back to your departure point in Vancouver, breaking to view the rush of Shannon Falls, British Columbia's third-highest waterfall.

Your 11-hour excursion concludes back at your departure point in the evening.

Please note: Hotel information required at checkout; you must call tour operator in advance to confirm.

Customer Reviews

mjknightley

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2018

We selected this tour on a visit to Vancouver in April 2018. We travelled up to Whistler with a few stops along the way, each of which proved to be a memorable feature of the day. Our driver was very friendly and had great knowledge of the area somwe had plenty of interesting commentary. Whistler itself is well worth a visit and although we visited at the end of the winter sports season there was plenty of snow at the top of the mountain. The ride up to the peak on a gondola was a great experience - make sure you have warm clothing even when its warm in the village!
I would certainly recommend this day trip!

lonikelly47

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

The day trip was fantastic, Mikey was our driver, he was very knowledgeable and had tips for when we arrived, only downside to the trip was the smoke from the fires in the area, there was a bike race on Saturday, so a lot more people were there.

Philip J L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

The staff was helpful and informative. We were picked up on time and saw sites other than Whistler on the way up. We enjoyed the Native People’s Cultural Center and recommend visiting this if you have the time.

MICHEAL S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Viator set it up with Landsea Tours. Danny, our guide greeted us right on time at the hotel. He was excellent in providing us with everything we needed to know. Luckily the weather was perfect with bright blue skies. We made a few scenic stops along the way. There are now words to describe the beauty of Whistler. A must see if you are in the area. Highly recommend this trip.

spudref United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

This was a great trip. Picked up on time at Canada Pace and following the additional pick ups we set off on the long drive to Whistler. Our driver and guide for the day, Danny, was very good providing us with lots of good information on the way. Danny was a good guide, did not over do the commentary, he provided the interesting facts, not boring us with non stop chat and drivel.
Stop off on the way to Whistler was the lovely Shannon Falls. A beautiful place to break the journey.
Whistler was lovely. The Peak to Peak Gondola is a must do. Yes, it is a bit pricey, however, it is fantastic. Stunning views, a wonderful experience. We had 4 hours in Whistler which we found a little tight, as we stopped for lunch after the peaks.
The drive to and from Whistler is stunning, particularly, Howe Sound. The stop off at Porteau Cove could probably have been a little longer as the views were stunning.
The weather was great, our guide was very good, the views were amazing.
A fantastic day which was a highlight of our Vancouver trip.

Michael G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

The tour guide was AMAZING! Filled with many fun stories that kept us entertained the whole time.

Whistler was beyond beautiful. We highly recommend doing the ATV off-roading experience, worth it!

Brian L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

I went on this tour a few weeks ago and despite the rainy and snowy weather, I had a great time! The driver and guide, Joe, was so friendly, warm, and acoommodating! I defintely recommend taking advantage of the including admission to the Squamish-Lil'Wat Cultural Centre and learning about the native peoples of the area. We made several stops along the way and none of them disappointed. The rainy and cloudy weather provided a haunting backdrop to the greenery on our level. Whistler is small enough to explore in a couple hours and has some good places to eat and drink! I wanted to do the Peak-to-Peak but unfortunately the weather was not on our side. However, I kept plenty busy in the village, the museum, and walking a trail next to the road. Highly recommend if you want to see the natural side of British Columbia!

Katie N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This trip was amazing! Although we didn't have the best weather our driver Joe made sure we still had a great time.
Stopping off at certain view points on the trip up to Whistler to see sights, and providing umbrellas to help with the constant rain.

Once we were in Whistler, where rain changed to snow, we had 4 hours to ourselves to fill how we wanted and there are plenty of activities to choose from.

We even spotted a whale in the bay on our drive back down to Vancouver.

Definitely recommend! Great service.

Sindy H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This tour was great. Could have spent longer there but it's a good taster for non skiers and skiers alike.
Would love to go back again.

Eileen F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

An excellent day trip for non skiers. Very friendly, professional, helpful guide with lots of stop on the way to whistler, beautiful views. Good fun.

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