Welcome to Whistler

Here you will find all of the necessary information to make the best of your time in Whistler. From arrival and departure information, daily tour pick up times, and general information about the city.


Search By:

About Whistler, British Columbia

Whistler attracts adventurous travellers from all around the world, all year long. Whistler’s slopes, valleys, rivers, forests, lakes and trails offer a diverse range of year-round activities. In the winter, Whistler is home to the number one ski resort in North America. In the summer, Whistler serves as an outstanding mountain biking, hiking, sightseeing and golf destination.

Arrival Information:

Whether you are arriving in Whistler by way of the Rocky Mountaineer or a motorcoach tour, you will be dropped off directly at your hotel.

If you have arranged your own transportation to Whistler, it is a scenic 1.5-hour drive from Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway.

Departure Information:

Whether you are departing Whistler by way of the Rocky Mountaineer or a motorcoach tour, you will be picked up directly at your hotel.

If you have arranged your own transportation out of Whistler, it is a scenic 1.5-hour drive to Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway.

Restaurant Recommendations:

From casual snacks to fine dining, Whistler’s award-winning restaurants offer diverse dining options with many featuring organic, locally-sourced ingredients. Here’s a few recommendations:

Red Door Bistro ~ Local upscale French-Canadian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere where you will also find delicious vegetarian and vegan options. Attire: Smart casual
Address: 2129 Lake Placid Road

Dubh Linn Gate Irish Pub ~ Irish pub right in the centre of the village, fun atmosphere often with live music, serving the most amazing and creative pub food. Attire: casual
Address: 4320 Sundial Place (Pan Pacific Hotel)

Grill & Vine ~ If you’re looking for a relaxed ambiance with great food and an extensive wine list to pair it, this is the place. Attire: casual
Address: 4090 Whistler Way

SIDECUT Steakhouse ~ Fantastic steakhouse and seafood restaurant at the Four Seasons Resort where you will have to also try their incredible cocktails. Attire: casual
Address: 4591 Blackcomb Way

Sightseeing Recommendations:

Whistler boasts the biggest ski resort in North America in the winter. In the summer you will enjoy a wide range of fun packed activities. From world-class golfing to mountain biking and amazing sightseeing here are a few options:

Whistler – Peak to Peak Gondola: The record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is a feat of engineering that links Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains together. Boasting the longest unsupported lift span in the world (3.024 kilometres or 1.88 miles)Enjoy an unparalleled perspective of British Columbia’s rooftop providing incomparable views of towering volcanic peaks, coastal rainforests, and ancient glaciers.

Whistler Golf: Rated British Columbia’s number one golf destination, Whistler’s four championship, designer courses provide an unparalleled mountain golf experience. Play at the base of majestic Mount Currie on Robert Cupp’s Big Sky Golf Club, experience Jack Nicklaus’ signature design at Nicklaus North Golf Course, Arnold Palmer’s first ever Canadian design at the Whistler Golf Club, or Robert Trent Jones Jr.’s pre-eminent mountain design at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club.

Mountain Biking: Whistler has everything from easy green trails to endless technical ascents and descents through old-growth rainforest and alpine meadows. Ask your hotel concierge for information on rentals as there are many outlets depending on your ability and needs.

Vallea Lumina Whistler: Ignite your senses with an immersive light show set in the forested surrounds of Cougar Mountain.

For more summer sightseeing ideas visit: Whistler Summer Activities