5 star rating: Highly Recommended 194 Reviews

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  • Location: Vancouver, Canada
  • Duration:  11 hours (approx.)
Leave the city of Vancouver behind and enjoy a full-day small-group tour to the famous resort town of Whistler! You'll journey past huge mountains, see the third-tallest waterfall in British Columbia, and have ample free time to sample the exciting year-round activities offered in Whistler Village. Scheduled tour stops include Squamish, Whistler Village, Shannon Falls and the new Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Museum.

With a maximum group size of 24 passengers led by a friendly and knowledgeable guide, you are ensured of a personal and intimate experience on this memorable day trip from Vancouver.

Highlights

  • Vancouver to Whistler full-day tour
  • Small group ensure personal experience
  • Visit Whistler Village, home of the 2010 Olympic Games
  • Keen to travel to Whistler in style? Check out the Vancouver to Whistler by Train tour!
  • See Shannon Falls, the third-tallest waterfall in Canada
  • Enjoy a wide range of possible add-on activities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

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What You Can Expect

Whistler Small Group Day Trip from Vancouver

Shannon Falls, Canada

Following pickup from Vancouver (select hotels only), you'll travel by mini-coach to Whistler through the scenic Sea-to-Sky corridor. Along the way, you'll enjoy spectacular views from the peaks of the Tantalus mountains to the depths of the canyon of the Cheakmus River.

Next, drive up to 2,000 feet (609 meters) above sea level to reach stunning Whistler Valley. Here there are a number of activities to add to your itinerary available at an additional cost, including the record-breaking Peak 2 Peak gondola, zip-line adventure, snowmobile tour, ATV 4-wheeler tour, bear viewing and more.

Those feeling less adventurous can experience the charm of Whistler Village, the hosted venue of the 2010 Winter Olympics. You may browse quaint shops, walk along forest trails or simply enjoy the mountain scenery. Or why not take advantage of your free admission ticket to the new Aboriginal Cultural Center and Museum?

On your journey home you will have the opportunity to stop at Shannon Falls, the third-highest waterfall in Canada. Take a walk to the base for some great photos of this natural wonder or step back and admire the power and beauty of the cascading waters before continuing your scenic journey back to Vancouver.

Please note: You must include hotel information at checkout and call tour operator ahead to confirm

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was a great way to get from Vancouver to Whistler. Our guide was very knowledgeable, and narrated on the way to Whistler. Once there, we were given lots of time to explore the village, or engage in other activities. The Peak to Peak gondola was one of the options, and if you are not afraid of heights, this is a must. The views are spectacular.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

excellent tour, the guide is great, we love the gondola ride in between the mountain, very impressive.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We liked the tour guide and the ride up to Whistler

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Oh my gosh - this was the best tour ever. This was on my birthday, and all I wanted selfishly!! was to see bears, moose and have some snow...not too much to ask hey.
We went to Porteau Cove, Squamish Cultural Centre - these were lovely places, we visited Alexander Falls - magical with snow falling, saw a black bear beside the road on the way to Alexander Falls. Whistler Village even had some snow - you get to Whistler and are left to do your own thing and then return to the tour bus. We had only a small tour group which was good - I think only 5 or 7 people only in total. We also stopped at Shannon Falls on the way back it was too overcast on the way up so tour guide swapped it over. Tour guide sorry can't remember his name was really good, very knowledgable, and found us a bear!!!! Would highly recommend this tour - you may not get bears and snow but it is still a great tour. Thankyou

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our tour operators were very experienced. Our driver, Khaled, was local to the area and was able to give us some interesting insights to cultural aspects of the area during the tour.
The drive from Vancouver to Whistler is bout two hours but this is interspersed with stops along the way. Fortunately, our guide had the nouse not to just jabber away, quite unlike many tour guides we've come across..
We were collected and returned to our hotel within minutes of the times stated on the day.

There's not a lot to do in Whistler village as it's designed for snow sports mainly we went during June but there is the large gondola lift and great walking/cycling available.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our tour was fabulous. After contacting Viator, we learned that add-ons were available through Land/Sea Tours so we made a reservation to zip line while we were in Whistler. It would have been nice to have been contacted by the tour company prior to our trip to learn of the many add-on options... Such as horseback riding, off-road tours, bungee jumping just to name a few.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent tour to Whistler from Vancouver , pick up / drop off from hotel , driver / guide (Frances) provided first class information on tour. Recommend

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

If you want to see amazing scenery of this wonderful country well this tour is for you. We had a fine sunny day and the mountains and lakes were spectacular. We had time to enjoy Whistler and do the Peak to Peak Gondola ride. Our guide was helpful, friendly and knowledgeable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

If you're staying in Vancouver this is a great way to see Whistler and the sights on the way there and back.

SHANE P
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We had a wonderful day, Greg was a great tour guide. Sights are beautiful had free time at Whistler.

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