You want to feel all the luxury at Whistler Blackcomb, the top rated ski resort in North America? This famous ski resort offers various activities that will make your vacation worth the long wait.
Day 1 – Kokanee Valley Race Series
Kokanee Valley Race Series is open to telemarkers skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers from different age groups. The series takes place every Thursday throughout the season, and racing experience is not required. Entry fees range from 35$-150$ and depend on the time of registration. On line registration is available until midnight the day before the race. After the second run, all the competitors present meet the conditions of participating in the prize draw.
Day 2 – Peak 2 Peak Gondola Sightseeing
Peak 2 Peak Gondola is an engineering wonderwork linking the mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb. Its longitude of 4.4 kilometers makes it world’s longest continuous lift system. 11 minute ride will take you to 436 meters and enable you to witness gorgeous scenery and wonderful view across the Whistler valley. This is an absolute must-do in Whistler as a top luxury winter destination. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to visit PEAK 2 PEAK viewing gallery and get a close look at the lift’s inner workings.
In addition, you can see the achievements of local athletes at 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Display. Besides, Whistler Village Gondola ride will be included in your PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola ticket, thus you will get a comfortable ride in gondola cabins suitable for 8 passengers.
Day 3 – Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
The center was founded to celebrate the common history of the Lil’wat and Squamish nations. You can choose between group or self-guided tours. Professional guides will give you insight into Lil’wat and Squamish arts, culture and history. You will have an opportunity to watch a 12 minute film on Squamish and Lil’war which runs every 20 minutes. Besides, you can check artist-in-residence programs including heritage canoe carving and cedar basket weaving. While you are there, use the opportunity to taste the indigenous food and luxury wines.
Day 4 – Helicopter Sightseeing
Whistler Blackcomb offers various packages providing a unique experience. Use the opportunity to enjoy picturesque panorama of impressive waterfalls, magnificent mountain peaks and translucent lakes. The experienced guides can arrange for you private heli-skiing and snowboarding excursions. At least two passengers are required for confirming the sightseeing trip.
There are several tours you can choose among, such as Whistler Explorer, BC Experience and Ultimate BC Experience. Free Glacier Landing will take you 12,000 years back in time. Expect spectacular scenery and bring your digital camera!
Blackcomb Aviation staff will ensure the best possible experience for you, as they are highly skilled and experienced in customizing events.
Day 5 – Whistler Olympic Park
This top quality venue for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympics Winter Games offers so many activities that you will probably have a hard time to make the decision which one of the activities will be the first one. Snowshoeing, biathlon, tobogganing, Nordic skiing, flat tire biking and many more activities are waiting for you on your luxury vacation in Whistler Olympic Park at Whistler Blackcomb!