Discover Winter's Wonderland in Whistler
From a destination for a ski enthusiast and other endless winter activities to a place of relaxation and reflection; a destination that comes alive in winter to spectacular views from up high, Whistler is a place to be discovered.
Four ways to enjoy wide-open spaces in Whistler this winter
With an average of more than 10 meters a year of snow, Whistler in winter is a paradise for skiers. This extraordinary town located in Western Canada's British Columbia offers a long winter season, lasting from November to May, with dramatic mountain views and over 200 trails in Whistler Blackcomb.
There is so much more to do than skiing in this huge world-class ski resort. This magical place offers a winter wonderland scene, spectacular wildlife and plenty of winter activities for everyone. That’s why we’ve decided to write down our favourite things to do in Whistler for non-skiers.
What to do?
Skiing and Snowboarding
Whistler Blackcomb boasts over 8,000 acres of skiable terrain. With a wide variety of slopes suitable for all skill levels, it's a paradise for both beginners and advanced riders. Enjoy the thrill of carving down pristine slopes.
If you're looking for a quieter winter activity, snowshoeing is an excellent option. Whistler offers numerous trails for snowshoeing, allowing you to explore the serene winter wonderland at your own pace.
Hop on a snowmobile and embark on an exhilarating adventure through Whistler's snowy backcountry. Guided tours are available, taking you on scenic rides to hidden spots and breathtaking viewpoints. Experience the thrill of speeding across vast open fields.
Try ice skating in the Olympic Plaza skating rink, where you can lace up your skates and glide across the ice. Enjoy a picturesque setting surrounded by snow-covered mountains. Perfect to enjoy some quality time with family and friends.
Bobsleigh and Skeleton Experience
For adrenaline junkies, the Whistler Sliding Centre offers the opportunity to experience the thrill of bobsleigh and skeleton firsthand. Accompanied by a professional pilot, you can race down the Olympic track at high speeds.
Spa and Wellness
After an active day outdoors, pamper yourself with a visit to one of Whistler's world-class spas. Relax and rejuvenate with a soothing massage, soak in hot tubs, or unwind in saunas and steam rooms. Treat yourself to a day of self-care and wellness.
Dining and Après-Ski
Whistler offers a vibrant dining and nightlife scene, perfect for unwinding after a day of winter activities. From cosy mountain lodges to elegant restaurants. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the après-ski culture, where you can enjoy drinks and live music.
Indulge in the stunning winter scenery of Whistler. Ride the gondola and admire the panoramic views of snow-capped peaks. Capture the beauty of frozen lakes, sparkling icicles, and snowy landscapes that Whistler has to offer with your camera.
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