Summertime in Whistler
Whistler's list of summer activities is a mile long. Top it off with an eclectic mix of events, family-friendly atmosphere and a fun and vibrant arts and culture scene for the ultimate summer destination.
Mountain Bike Park
The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is considered the No. 1 lift accessed downhill bike park in the world, and for good reason. Boasting more terrain than any other bike park in North America with 4,900 vertical feet of lift-serviced descending trails. Bring your own bike or hire one from one of the many quality rental shops in the village.
Situated around tranquil Lost Lake, this secluded park offers a sandy beach, pristine swimming, and nearly 100 kilometres of hiking and biking trails in the summer. In the winter, the park has 25 kilometres of cross-country skiing and snowshoe trails.
Welcome to the Arnold Palmer-designed Whistler Golf Club, one of Canada’s top ranked golf courses. We’ve put the fun back in golf, without sacrificing outstanding service, superb conditioning or a championship design. It’s golf that is uniquely Whistler. A favourite for Whistler weddings, banquets, tournaments, lessons, golf schools and golf and stay packages, the Whistler Golf Club is the choice for exceptional golf experiences.
Fly through the forest on an exhilarating high wire adventure – no experience required!
Fly over spectacular creeks and through majestic old-growth trees on a guided tour. Learn about Whistler’s ecology and wildlife and laugh out loud with the whole family Feel free as a bird with high quality safety systems and expert supervision.
PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola & Cloudraker Skybridge
Riding the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola involves a stunning 360-degree views of Whistler Village, mountain peaks, lakes, glaciers and forests. You can dine on the rooftop of the world with views of the ski slopes and towering peaks. A must do is riding the special glass-bottom gondola for a bird's-eye view of the forest.
The Cloudraker Skybridge is a 130 metre suspension bridge spanning from Whistler Peak to the West Ridge over Whistler bowl. STUNNING!
Experience the natural beauty of the mountains through the seasons, at your own pace. Grab a map and explore the trails on your own or join a hiking tour to meet new friends.
Whistler Bungee Jumping
Opened in 2002, Whistler Bungee has a perfect safety record and its’ operators have been in the bungee jumping industry for over 30 years. Located just 15 min south of Whistler Village and only an hour drive from West Vancouver, Whistler Bungee is easily accessible just off the Sea to Sky Highway. Open everyday, all year round, Whistler Bungee is open in all weather conditions throughout the year.
The Via Ferrata (or "Iron Way") is a unique and exciting way to climb Whistler Mountain, using an engineered vertical pathway with metal rung ladders and fixed cables for safety. Get ready for stunning mountain views, big skies and a huge sense of achievement when you reach the top. Plus a chance to see snow in summer! The Whistler Via Ferrata tour does not require special skills or previous mountaineering experience however a moderate level of fitness is recommended. (Tour duration: 4 hours)
Beginner angler or seasoned pro, Whistler has fishing experiences all year round. Travel with knowledgeable guides to local rivers, remote alpine lakes and hidden fishing holes. Fly-fish or spin cast for Rainbow trout, Dolly Varden, char or salmon.
Download the Freshwater Fishing Regulation Synopsis for lower Mainland or visit www.env.gov.bc.ca for more information.
Take in mind, that you need a valid Freshwater Licence! Register now here!