Whistler Tourism

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.

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.

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

  • Save 4% Mountain Explorer ATV Tour
    Mountain Explorer ATV Tour3 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Join this tour to ride your own fully automatic ATV and explore the network of wide mountain trails that lead to Blackcomb's ...

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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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  • Save 7% Coach Transfer from Whistler Village to Downtown Vancouver
    Coach Transfer from Whistler Village to Downtown Vancouver14 Reviews

    Duration: Flexible

    For a worry-free transfer to downtown Vancouver from Whistler Village and it's surrounding areas, board this luxury coach fro...

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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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  • 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)
  • 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)
    • Safety Index 86.03 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 65.93 (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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.26 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.28 USD

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