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Whistler Experience Guide – Summer

Fairmont’s Whistler Experience Guides will be your hosts for Whistler’s best mountain adventures!

For a true local’s perspective on Whistler’s most sought after activities, join our daily outings led by Fairmont’s Whistler Experience Guide. Enjoy an array of mountain adventures, including hiking, biking, tennis clinics, village tours, and indoor activities that are ‘off-the-tourist’ track and capture the true essence of Whistler.

Guided excursions are included for all registered Fairmont Chateau Whistler hotel guests. Pre-registration is required for all activities and is available up to 2 weeks in advance of tour.

  • Experience levels vary, please see tour descriptions for more information.
  • Activities vary by day.
  • Typically 3 – 6 options per day are available.
  • Daily activities are confirmed 48 hours in advance

Check out the Rainbow Falls Hike with our Whistler Experience Guide!

*Please note: Activities are subject to change and availability. Some activities are weather dependent and may be subject to fees. For all water sports activities, guests must be comfortable in water and be able to swim.

For more information on Whistler Experience Guide activities, please dial ‘0’ for Royal Service from your guest room, or contact the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Concierge desk at 604 938 2006 or email:


Valley Trail Bike Ride | 2 – 2.5 hrs | Valley Trail Biking Tour
Discover Whistler’s natural playground! Join us for a casual ride along Whistlers’ Valley Trail to some of Whistler’s beautiful parks and lakes. Moderate fitness level required. Families welcome.


Hiking Tours | 2 – 2.5 hrs | Rainbow Falls Hike
From family-friendly strolls, to waterfall hikes and even the Whistler Train Wreck, a variety of hikes will be offered throughout the summer season. Destinations include:
Train Wreck (2.5 hrs) | Moderate | Families welcome
Lost Lake Trail Hike (2 hrs) | Moderate | Families welcome
Valley Trail Hike (1.5 hrs) | Moderate
Rainbow Falls Hike (1.5 hrs) | Active

Whistler Experience Guide Dog

Alta is a black Labrador, and arguably the most popular team member of Fairmont Chateau Whistler! Her days are spent exploring scenic trails with our Whistler Experience Guides and adventure-seeking guests. Alta was trained by Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, and is proudly owned by Executive Chef Isabel Chung.

Explore Tours in Other Seasons

Fall foliage at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

No matter the season, Fairmont’s Whistler Experience Guides are ready to show you the inside scoop on all things Whistler. There are hidden gems just waiting to be discovered, so be sure to come back and explore another season with our Whistler Experience Guides.



Fairmont Whistler guests paddleboarding on Green Lake

Sunrise Paddle Boarding | 2 hrs | Paddleboarding
Rise and shine with a tranquil, sunrise paddle board adventure in Whistler, just minutes from Fairmont Chateau Whistler on the complimentary shuttle! Boards included. *Limited spaces available.


Tennis Clinics | 1 hr
Get on the courts and ramp up your tennis skills! Join an onsite tennis clinic to fine-tune your skills and have plenty of fun while you’re at it (limited space available).
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
SESSION 1 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Parent & Me – [4 – 8 yrs. old]: This lesson provides the opportunity for parents and children to enjoy the outdoors, whilst learning fundamental movement skills. The focus
will be on enjoyment and fun!
SESSION 2 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Adult lesson – Beginner/Intermediate [18+ yr. old]: This lesson is designed to develop the fundamental skills of tennis. Focusing primarily on the development of proper footwork, timing, and tennis strokes (e.g.: forehand, backhands, volley and serve).

Other Activities

Rain or shine, there is always plenty to explore in Whistler. Whether it’s learning something new or visiting one of our favourite Whistler attractions, you can expect to have a fun filled day!
Activities will include:
Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (1 hour) | Families welcome
Whistler Museum Tour (1 hour) | Families welcome
Audain Art Museum Tour (1 hour) | Families welcome | Audain Art Museum Tour
Brewery Tour (2.5 hours) | Must be 19+ years of age
Frisbee Golf (2.5 hours) | Families welcome


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Create your most memorable vacation with Whistler vacation planning ideas and reservation assistance from our Fairmont Concierge team. E-mail or call +1 604 938 2006 for personal assistance.

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