Whistler's Best Attractions & Activities

With all of the things to do and see in a city, deciding how to spend your time can be quite an agonizing decision. 10best has narrowed all of the available attractions in Whistler to a list of the most appealing and reputable, to aide in your decision making. You can rest easy knowing that any choice you make from our list is sure to please.

Powder Mountain Heli/Cat Skiing


Experienced skiers and snowboarders will want to check this one out for sure – Powder Mountain Heli/Cat Skiing gets you away from the well-traveled slopes and into the freshest powder you've ever seen. And with some 4300 acres of mountainous...  Read More

Whistler - Blackcomb


Ski Magazine has dubbed Whistler-Blackcomb the best ski resort in the world, thanks in large part to an average annual snowfall of 30 feet and glacier skiing that often lasts into August. The two mountains have a combined acreage of over 8100...  Read More

Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club


This 18-hole, par-72 course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., lies at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. There is an elevation gain of 400 feet and a slope rating of 142. Gushing streams and steep mountain ledges add an element of difficulty. At...  Read More

Cougar Mountain Adventures


From summer activities like hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and fishing to such winter favorites as snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, Cougar Mountain Adventures offers a veritable cornucopia of seasonal...  Read More

Whistler Eco-Tours


There are few better ways to appreciate the natural beauty of the Whistler area than by engulfing yourself in it. Eco-Tours offers a variety of adventure excursions for those who truly want to experience the Canadian Rockies. Take a paddling...  Read More

Ziptrek Ecotours


One of Whistler's most popular attractions, Ziptrek is a series of ziplines set up across 11 hectares (33 acres) of land between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. There are two different tours that utilize ten ziplines ranging from 60-600 meters...  Read More

Big Sky Golf Club
Photo courtesy of Big Sky Golf Club


An award-winning course designed by Robert Cupp, Big Sky is situated at the base of Mt. Currie but is mostly flat terrain (with fabulous views). Four sets of tees range from 7001-5208 yards; practice facilities include a 350-yard driving range,...  Read More

Rafter C3 Adventure Ranch


Rafter C3 offers daily rafting trips throughout the summer, each lasting one to four hours (not including travel to and from the river). Although the Green River is closest to Whistler, you can also choose among trips down the Birkenhead,...  Read More

Whistler Museum & Archives Society


This museum offers an intriguing look at the history of the Whistler and Pemberton Valleys. There are exhibits chronicling the area's early settlement by British immigrants in the late 1800s, as well as studies of the area's native tribes and...  Read More

Whistler Mountain Bike Park


What does a mountain ski resort do during the warmer months? Well, in Whistler, they turn the place into a mountain bike park. Granted, the entire ski area is not given over to mountain biking, but a good chunk of it is, with more than 200 km...  Read More