10-hour small-group day trip to Whistler from Vancouver

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On this 10-hour day trip, take a trip up the stunning mountains, see British Columbia's third-tallest waterfall, and you'll have plenty of free time to sample the fabulous activities offered year-round in the village of Whistler. Planned stops on the tour include Squamish, Whistler Village, Shannon Falls, and the new Aboriginal Cultural Center and Museum with your guide. Enjoy personalization with a small group on your trip, and take in scenic views from the Sea to Sky highway en route to one of the most famous tourist villages.

Enjoy exploring Whistler on this family-friendly tour from Vancouver. While this area is known as one of North America's top ski destinations, the beautiful mountain village of Whistler also offers fun year-round activities for your family and friends. From ancient rainforests and glaciers to modern skyscrapers and public art, you and your group can experience the best of both worlds in Whistler. 

Begin your tour with stunning views and scenic stops along the thrilling Sea to Sky Highway. First stop: Shannon Falls. Feel the mist from the spectacular waterfall as you walk along the viewing deck. 

Once in Whistler, you'll have plenty of time to sample the fresh produce, enjoy the stunning views, and explore the mountaintop locations. Experience gourmet dining in a gourmet kitchen atmosphere, you can enjoy a casual meal by the fire or a bite to eat on the way. Shop at over 200 stores, go for a bike ride or stroll along the trails. The options are endless in Whistler and the possibility of an unforgettable trip is waiting for you!

Additional stops include Britannia Beach, Shannon Falls, Brandywine Falls (seasonal), Whistler Village, and other popular sites. Depending on the season, you may have the opportunity to ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola between the Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. It is the longest and highest cable car in the world, where you can enjoy unparalleled views of towering volcanic peaks and coastal rainforest.

A brief summary of the excursion:

  • Transfer from the hotel 
  • Enjoy picturesque views from the Sea to Sky Highway
  • Stop at Shannon Falls, the third largest waterfall in British Columbia
  • Visit Brandywine Falls (seasonal)
  • Whistler Village: Peak 2 Peak (seasonal), fine dining, explore the walking trails and shop.
  • Transfer to the hotel
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