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Free Activities in Whistler

Romance in Whistler

Attractions Adjacent to Fairmont Chateau Whistler

A winter wonderland like no other, Whistler, British Columbia transforms into an outdoor playground for all ages to enjoy. An abundance of Whistler activities await you whether it be skiing or snowboarding, take hold of the adventure!

Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding
Whistler Blackcomb Resort has been rated #1 for over a decade. For more details on Whistler ski programs, visit our Whistler Ski page.

Audain Art Museum
Experience the art of British Columbia, from the traditional works of the province’s First Peoples through to its contemporary masters, in one of Canada’s most treasured wilderness destinations.

Backcountry Programs
Let Whistler Blackcomb's experienced ACGM guides and instructors take you on a tour of Whistler's impressive backcountry. Pre-registration is required.

Cross Country Skiing
Overall Whistler offers an incredible 120+ kilometres of cross country trails ranging from beginner to expert.

  • Lost Lake trails travel through Lost Lake Park and alongside Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club and the Nicklaus North Golf Course. Four kilometres of trails are also lit for night skiing. Minimal trail pass rates apply.
  • Ski Callaghan, which includes the Whistler Olympic Park - site of the Nordic events for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and Callaghan Country Lodge offer public cross country skiing on more than 90 kilometres of trails groomed for both classic and skate skiing. In addition, there are 20 kilometres of dedicated snowshoe trails. 

Heli-skiing is the perfect activity for intermediate and advanced skiers looking to add a thrilling new dimension to their ski vacation.

Helicopter Sightseeing Tours
Nothing quite beats the thrill of a helicopter ride through Whistler's stunning mountain region. Soar high this fall on one of Blackcomb Helicopter's many exciting sightseeing tours.

Ice Skating - Outdoor at Olympic Plaza | Indoor at Meadow Park
Whistler’s official outdoor skating rink has fast become an iconic experience for locals and visitors of all ages. Take in the exhilaration of Whistler’s surroundings while gliding across the celebrated venue of the Victory Ceremonies for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Hours of operation are daily from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. Alternatively, enjoy indoor ice skating or drop-in hockey at Whistler's Meadow Park Sports Centre. Skate rentals are available at the arena.

Sleigh Rides
Enjoy an evening sleigh ride under the stars on Blackcomb Mountain. The perfect complement to this nostalgic evening of horses and sleigh bells is dinner a The Chalet, located on the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course. 

Tours are available for all levels of experience and qualified guides lead every tour. A fun and beautiful way to see the mountains and valley from a whole new point of view.

Trek along tranquil forest trails on snowshoes for an entirely new perspective on outdoor winter adventure in Whistler. Snowshoe Guides, instruction and rentals can all be booked through the Concierge.

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
Celebrate the joint history of the Squamish and Lil'wat Nations through art displays, performances, crafts and guided tours.

Ziptrek | Superfly Ziplines
Soar through the sky on some of the World’s most spectacular ziplines. Find out what it’s like to be a bird for a day and take in Whistler’s stunning mountain scenery.

For assistance in planning a winter trip to Whistler, contact the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Concierge - they will be pleased to assist you.

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