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Take your sightseeing to the skies on an exhilarating zipline tour through the unspoiled Whistler-area wilderness. With your choice of two different tours, select the ideal skill-level and experience for your taste. Breathe in crisp mountain air as you cruise above white-water rivers and the alpine forest of Blackcomb Mountain, spotting local wildlife and learning about mountain ecology. A most adventurous way to learn!

Highlights

  • Zipline adventure in Whistler
  • Choice of routes and zipline lengths
  • Breathtaking bird's-eye views of the Whistler forest
  • Opportunity to see the diverse wildlife, including bears, lynx and deer
  • Open ticket means you can take your tour any day during your visit!

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What You Can Expect

Zipline Adventure in Whistler

Zipline at Twilight

Choose a tour time and route, then meet your professional guide in Whistler and shuttle to the zipline site. (See start times under the ‘Important Info’ tab.) Your thrilling aerial adventure takes place in the valley between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Prior to setting off, listen to a brief safety lesson, put on the provided protective gear and strap in for the approximate 2.5-hour circuit. You’ll soar along steel lines through 33 acres (11 hectares) of temperate rainforest, cruising above rivers, trails and native wildlife like bears, lynx, deer, owls, grouse and squirrels.

After your tour, hop back in the shuttle to Whistler Village.

Choose from the following two route options.

Bear Tour:
Cruise along five towering zipline tracks ranging from 200 feet (61 meters) to more than 1,000 feet (300 meters) long connected through canopy bridges and boardwalks. The Bear Tour is great for families and beginner zipliners!

Eagle Tour:
For the more experience zipliner, this 2,000-foot (600-meter) heart-thumping zipline shoots you through the forest, and ends all the way back in Whistler Village. Great for adrenaline seekers!

Itinerary

What to bring:

  • Dress for the day's weather but be advised that mountain weather can change quickly and unexpectedly. In summer, shorts and T-shirts are often suitable. In winter, we recommend guests wear the same gear they'd wear for a day of skiing — but without the ski boots. Layers work best. All platforms have heaters to allow guests to warm up between zips.
  • Rain gear, jackets and pants, winter boots and mittens are available.
  • Wear hiking boots or athletic type footwear — dress shoes, high-heels and sandals are not recommended.

Health, Safety and Physical Requirements:

  • Participants must be a minimum of 65lbs/30kgs (Bear Tours) or 75lbs/34kgs (Eagle Tours) to a maximum of 275lbs/125kgs. If under the minimum weight, please contact Guest Services to arrange a tandem ride with a guide.
  • Be prepared for light physical exertion and be aware that the tour includes climbing stairs and some hiking.
  • No smoking, drugs or alcohol are permitted on the tour at any time.

Customer Reviews

Paul J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Brilliant experience. Super cool and friendly employees. Loved it.

Daniel P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Highly recommend, excellent and unique way to take in the fantastic views. Both tour guides Amanda and Micheal were excellent and knowledgeable.

mary ellen d

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

great zipline tour. well organized, great guides. would do it again.

Laura S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was an amazing Zipline. One of the best I have done. If you want an rush this is the one for you.

Leslie H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Fantastic experience. Very well organised from booking to undertaking. The reminders days before very helpful. A must do

Brigette G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

A great afternoon outing. It is fast and high and once you start criss crossing the river you can't stop! Staff were phenomenal and the other guests were super. It is the safest scariest thing I have done! Strap your harness on and have fun zipping!

Simon F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Very interesting. Only three people went there so the tour guides guided us several other ziplines not originally covered in our service. Worth taking!

Brendon W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

This tour was amazing!

Rachael G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

Awesome! Staff were great and the location is awesome. Highly recommended :-)

Weijue W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

I had a lot fun! Christina and Nat were absolutely helpful and fun!!

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