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Listen closely; the mountains beckon for you and whisper your name in the crisp mountain air. Shut down that laptop, switch off that phone and gather your ski-gear and hiking shoes; this trip’s going to be wild fun!

Tucked amidst stunning mountains and uninhibited natural beauty, Whistler is an outdoor heaven! Unparalleled views and majestic peaks are highlighted with warm hospitality and exciting outdoor possibilities. A ski paradise and a hiker’s dream come true; Whistler is a popular weekend getaway for Vancouverites and Americans. Extremely revered for its winter sports, there is a ski run suitable for every level of skier at Whistler.

Venue of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games, expect world class amenities and safety procedures here. When you’re done taking pictures of the state of the art Olympic Park and its facilities, try your hand with the bobsled or skeleton ride that will blow your mind off! Head to one of Whistler’s glorious peaks or azure lakes to see nature dance wild and free; prepare to be overwhelmed by this blissful town.

Home to epic skiing and snowboarding, jaw dropping hiking trails in summer and four championship golf courses, there’s a wealth of charms in humble Whistler.

Whistler Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Whistler tips for your visit

Travel Tips:

  • Carry appropriate winter gear if you plan on visiting whistler in the winter.
  • If you plan to go hiking, carry lots of water and bug spray.
  • Don’t forget to pack waterproof gear.
  • Enquire about the difficulty of the terrain before you plan on hiking or bicycling there.
  • Some ski runs can be shut due to low snowfall.
  • Whistler can get quite crowded in peak season; do remember to book your ski lesson and rooms in advance.

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Whistler Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Whistler

  • Glacier Sightseeing Experience by Floatplane from Whistler
    Glacier Sightseeing Experience by Floatplane from Whistler6 Reviews

    Duration: 40 Mins

    Experience British Columbia's unparalleled beauty from a birds-eye view on a 30- or 40-minute flightseeing tour from Whistler...

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  • Blackcomb Glacier Safari by Jeep 4x4
    Blackcomb Glacier Safari by Jeep 4x44 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Highlight your vacation with Whistler's ultimate 4x4 adventure. Take a closer look at Blackcomb Mountain on this 2-hour Jeep ...

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  • Zipline Adventure in Whistler
    Zipline Adventure in Whistler31 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Experience the exhilaration of flying as you glide along steel ziplines, suspended high above the breathtaking white-water ri...

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  • Whistler White-Water Rafting
    Whistler White-Water Rafting2 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins

    Experience the exhilarating adventure of white-water rafting in Whistler. There are three rivers and three levels of adventur...

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Facts and Stats for Whistler*

  • Pollution Statistics in Whistler

    Know the pollution level of Whistler before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Whistler: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Whistler for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Whistler.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Living in Whistler - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.16 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Whistler

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Whistler

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.82 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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