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Whistler Summer Activities
There are many summer activities in Whistler for people of all ages and interests to do: adventure tours, ATV tours, bear watching, bike tours and much more.
Whistler Summer Activities
There are many summer activities in Whistler for people of all ages and interests to do: adventure tours, ATV tours, bear watching, bike tours and much more. Whistler has it all! We will be happy to book or help you select any summer activities in Whistler and nearby areas.
Here is a list of some of the things you may want to try.
Whistler ATV Tours
ATV tours in Whistler are the perfect to explore the beautiful backcountry. You may ride on a twisty trail up Whistler or Blackcomb mountain, follow long-forgotten logging roads, enjoy a ride and dine excursion, or perfection your skills in the ATV terrain park. You will find an ATV tour just right for you.
Whistler Bear Watching
With world-renown bear watching expert Michael Allen take tour to view bears doing what they do best… being bears. Michael knows Whistler’s bears by name. From May through July, bears wander along the open ski trails grazing on clover, grass and horsetail. Later, from August through October, the feeding activities of black bears can be followed through high elevation timber-shrub forests as they feed on sugary huckleberries in preparation for hibernation.
Whistler Bike Camps
Whistler bike camps are for riders of all ages and ability levels. From learning in a small group to freeride and dirt jumping with coach experts, a bike camp in Whistler promises to be a fantastic experience.
Whistler Bike Tours
A guided Whistler bike tour is the perfect way to discover the mountain’s trails and develop new skills. If you are a beginner, intermediate or expert mountain bike rider who wants to develop your off-road trail riding, enjoy single track or simply go for a scenic bike ride, check out the different Whistler bike tours and clinics.
Whistler Bungee Jumping
Experience bungee jumping in the beautiful wilderness of the Whistler Valley nestled between old growth forests and rugged basalt column cliffs. Feel the exhilaration of jumping from a 160ft (53 meter) bridge spanning 300 ft over the glacial fed Cheakamus river.
Whistler Canoe / Kayak
Whistler and Pemberton have ideal lakes and rivers for canoe and kayak adventures. Whether you’re an expert paddler or want to learn the techniques of canoe and kayak handling, there’s a tour tailored to your needs. On Alta Lake,the River of Golden Dreams, Green Lake and the Lillooet River, alone or with a guide or on a 10 person Voyageur canoe, you will remember this adventure forever.
You may choose from river fly fishing, remote alpine lakes, or nearby Green Lake. There are half day and full day guided tours available from the Whistler area. The Whistler Fly Fishing website is a resource for learning more about fishing in the Squamish/Whistler/Pemberton/Lilloett areas, their rivers, and lakes.
There are several flightseeing tour available from Whistler. You will be amazed by the supernatural beauty of the Whistler Valley and the surrounding Coast Mountains and Ice Caps. You will fly over ancient glaciers, emerald green lakes and rivers, from the seat of a float plane. Spectacular awe-inspiring scenery awaits you.
Whistler Heli Tours
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Whistler Resort, Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains and the best of Garibaldi Park. And remember to bring your camera! 12, 15 and 30 minute tours available.
Also available are Heli – hiking tours
Whistler Tubing Park
Feel the wind in your face as you cruise down the exhilarating tubing hill. Located in the Base 2 Zone on Blackcomb Mountain, the Coca-Cola Tube Park offers great fun for the young and the young at heart. There’s no skill or equipment required – just a sense of adventure and a desire for excitement. The park has eight lanes varying in difficulty from Green to Blue to Black and is open until 8pm.
There are miles and miles of hiking trails in and around Whistler. You may prefer to simply go for a hike with friends and family and refer to the trail map guide but you could also consider a guided hiking tour with a knowledgeable guide and discover areas are fascinatingly beautiful. ie. the Brandywine Falls, the Cheakamus provincial park and rainforest walk.
Whistler Horseback Riding
There are so many trails for all level of riders in Whistler and beautiful Pemberton Valley. Depending on the length of time you want to ride we will help you select the right horseback riding tour. From one hour to a full day trip, in the wild & stunning Pemberton Valley, around Green Lake or at the Parkhurst Ghost Town, there is a ride for you.
Whistler Hummer Off Road Tours
Enjoy a thrilling ride into wild places in a go-anywhere Hummer. From Backcountry BBQ tour to Sunset and Alpen glow peaceful adventures, a Hummer tour is fun, safe and ensures you to see vistas that you would miss otherwise if staying in the valley.
Whistler Jet Boating
Jet boating is hilarious! Rip-roaring on white water via the Lillooet river will get your pulse pounding as it plunges through one set of rapids after another. Jet Boat tours are offered by Whistler River Adventures where experienced “pilots” will give you the thrill of a lifetime. Bring your swim suit on a hot summer day and take a dip in the Lillooet Lake.
Whistler Kids Programs
Daycare & Camps Children’s Programs. Whistler Blackcomb offers day care for half day, full day or multi-day programs throughout the summer. During the day, your child will do all sorts of things such as nature walks, gondola sight seeing, fire hall visits, arts and crafts, outdoor play, story time and cooking activities. All full day programs include lunch and the 3 day program includes kids swag’ to take home.
Whistler Meadow Park Sport Centre
Hop on Whistler’s local transit The Wave (it costs only $1.50) and ride out to our Sport Centre. Kids will enjoy the pool featuring a lazy river, vortex, spouting bears and more. Adults may swim in the 25-metre, 6-lane lap pool, featuring a rope swing, eight foot slide and basketball net. Relax in the hot tub, steamroom or sauna. Children $3.00, Youths $3.50, Adults $6.00 Also, outside the Sport Centre you will find a fun water park where kids of all ages can play and refresh themselves on hot summer days, pack a lunch and improvise a picnic!
Whistler Mountaineer Train Experience
Whistler Mountaineer offers two summer tours. A three-hour train showcasing Vancouver to Whistler, like never before. Not only will you experience a relaxing and comfortable ride but you will also be privy to such scenic delights as cascading waterfalls, old-growth forests, snow-capped mountain peaks and brilliant Pacific waters. The Mountaineer’s newest route combines adventure, discovery, and legendary Rocky Mountaineer service. Experience dramatic changes in climate and scenery from lush farmland to the desert like conditions of the Fraser Canyon and the beauty of the Canadian Rockies.
Whistler Rap Jumping
Experience the rush of rap jumping off the top of Whistler Peak, 5000 ft above the valley floor. Rap jumping involves a harness, ropes and a breaking device enabling you to descend under your own control with an overriding break for back-up. For those less inclined to face their fear, traditional rappelling is offered. This exhilarating adventure is not to be missed. No climbing or rappelling experience is necessary.
Whistler Rock Climbing
A very popular tour is designed for individuals or groups looking for a fun filled morning or afternoon of single pitch, top roped climbing. Enjoy a variety of climbs and rappels at our specially designed crag. All you have to do is climb! No experience is necessary. All equipment is provided with experienced guide.
Whistler White Water Rafting
Wet and wild Whistler offers many unique rafting experiences. From mild to wild, you will have the trill of life time as certified guides navigate you safely through haystacks and holes on the Green, Birkenhead, Lower Cheakamus, Elaho and Squamish rivers. Whether you want to hold on tight and enjoy the ride or grab a paddle and dig in, there’s a white water rafting trip for everyone.
Whistler Ziptrek Eco Tours
Inhale Whistler’s distinct coastal mountain ecology and scenery on a Ziptrek Ecotour. Ride on a series of cables and suspension bridges and explore the beauty of our valley. Gliding through the forest on a zipline is safe, fun and suitable for everyone. You will never forget the experience! Tours operate in all weather conditions, 365 days a year. It is an adventure that is accessible to all and produces a similar effect over and over – no one can believe how much they enjoyed themselves!