Whistler Summer Activities
Whistler is a renowned ski resort, but most locals came to Whistler to ski and stayed for the summers! There is no shortage of Whistler summer activities, from ziptrekking across the forests, mountain biking down the mountain or an ATV ride through the valley, you’ll need more than just a weekend to get through them all.
Whether you are looking for that next adrenaline rush, to gain some serious vertical, become one with nature or relax, dine and unwind, we’ve got it all. You’ll never find a dull moment here – that is unless you want one, then of course you can put your feet up and relax. We don’t consider that dull either though!
Looking for a way to see spectacular scenery combined with a little adventure? An ATV Tour may be just the answer, rip up the side of Whistler Blackcomb mountains, check out old logging roads or explore our vast backcountry. Our experienced guides promise to take you on an adventure.
Beaches & Lakes
Whistler’s beaches are found along-side some of the most beautiful clear mountain lakes and come complete with stunning mountain views for a backdrop. Many are perfect for taking a refreshing dip in during the hot summer months, don’t forget your suit!
Take the leap! Whistler Bungee is BC’s highest and most pristine year-round bungee jumping site. Set between gorgeous old growth forest and rugged basalt column cliffs, you’ll experience the exhilaration of jumping from a 160ft (53 meter) bridge spanning 300ft over the glacier fed Cheakamus River. There is nothing like it.
A great year-round activity, Whistler offers a variety of fishing options and locations, from fly-fishing to spin casting, our knowledgeable guides will take you to remote lakes, hidden fishing holes and local rivers.
Miles and miles of incredible trails. Whistler is home to a plethora of hikes, trails , walks and climbs that will take you into some of the most pristine wilderness around. Explore Whistler and Blackcomb mountains in the summer and see this traditional winter resort in all it’s glory, the PEAK 2 PEAK will take you back and forth between the two all day long. There is much more than Whistler Blackcomb mountains to explore though, let one of our local guides show you some of the less known hikes with equally spectacular scenery.
Undeniably one of the best ways to take in the magnificent sights of Whistler, a helicopter tour is sure to be a memorable experience. An aerial tour of Whistler let’s you take it all in at once, mountain ranges, rivers, lakes and valleys.
Experience what “all-terrain vehicle” really means. You will climb mountains, tackle rugged terrain and take in the spectacular views of Whistler’s backcountry all at the same time. Great fun for the whole family!
Kayak & Canoe Trips
You can’t have outdoor adventure without a little play on the water. Whistler offers gentle paddling along meandering rivers,spectacular backdrops for a lakeshore paddle or extended excursions into the rapids of some of our larger rivers. Whether it’s canoe, kayak or river raft we ‘ll get you on the water.
Whistler is a riders paradise, with arguably some of the best terrain, there is ride for everyone from beginner to advanced. Not only do we have great rides, but the entire resort is bike friendly, you will find secure storage areas and well-stocked rental shops throughout the resort.
Peak 2 Peak
The record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is an engineering marvel that links together Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains at their peaks. Boasting the longest unsupported lift span in the world at 3.024 kilometres (1.88 miles), it’s also the highest lift of its kind at 435 metres/1,427 feet.
Access to the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is included in the purchase of a Whistler Blackcomb winter or summer lift pass.
Take advantage of the spring runoff with a river rafting excursion. Guided by certified rafting experts, you’ll be navigating through rushing rapids one minute and then taking in the beautiful sights along the river bank the next. Pick the tour you are comfortable with, there’s something for everyone.
World Class Golfing
Rated Canada’s number one golf destination by Golf Digest, Whistler’s four championship designer courses provide an unparalleled mountain golf experience.
Play at Arnold Palmer’s first ever Canadian design at the Whistler Golf Club or at the base of majestic Mount Currie on Robert Cupp’s Big Sky Golf and Country Club. Experience the only golf course in the world to which Jack Nicklaus has added his name at Nicklaus North Golf Course or Robert Trent Jones Jr’s preeminent mountain design at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club.
Soar through Whistler’s majestic old growth forests and experience the thrill of stunning creeks flowing rapidly below. Whether you are with family, a group of friends, or that special loved one, ziplining is guaranteed to be a fun and exhilarating experience for everyone!