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SUMMER Activities
SUMMER Activities

Top activities for summer in Whistler

Explore Whistler like a local! Join one of our Whistler Experience Guides for an unforgettable backstage pass to the best hiking, biking, cultural tours, paddleboarding and more.

Paddleboarding in Whistler | Image: Tourism Whistler, Justa Jeskova

Beyond Whistler Blackcomb’s record-breaking longest and highest lift of its kind, its legendary bike parks, and hiking trails, be sure to include one or all of these one-of-a-kind experiences during your holiday in Whistler.

Paddleboard in Whistler | Image: Tourism Whistler, Andrew Strain

WHISTLER EXPERIENCE GUIDE

For a true local’s perspective join Fairmont’s Whistler Experience Guides for daily excursions! Discover the best of mountain adventure, including mountain tours, village tours and indoor activities that are ‘off-the-tourist’ track and capture the true essence of Whistler. LEARN MORE

Incredible mountain golf at Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club

SPECTACULAR MOUNTAIN GOLF

This summer, experience Whistler’s finest mountain golf at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club. This Audubon-certified, award-winning course includes access to one of Canada’s most scenic practice and learning facilities, as well as fully-licensed dining and pro shop. Discover the wildlife, scenery, and incredible vistas that are signatures of the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course.

Woodlands Rooftop Summer Pop-Up | Photo: Brad Flowerdew

for those PATIO kind of days


Find the perfect perch to enjoy a tasty beverage or a scrumptious meal as you soak in the sun (and mountain views)! Check out our patio guide to learn more.

Couple enjoying private cabana in Whistler, BC

rent a cabana

Relax in luxury. Rent a shaded cabana for your family to enjoy, complete with a private seating area, fresh fruit platter and more. Cabanas are available daily for private rentals in time blocks or the full day. Subject to availability.
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Justa Jeskova/Tourism Whistler

cultural connection

For an authentic, rain-or-shine activity to enjoy this spring, look no further than the  Audain Art Museum and the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, both just a short stroll from the hotel.

family hiking | Image: Tourism Whistler,Justa Jeskova

take a hike


There’s no shortage of beautiful hikes in Whistler. Pick up a map and explore the alpine hiking trails on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, easily accessible by gondola. Or connect with our Whistler Experience Guide, who can show you some of the best hiking spots to explore.

Peak 2 Peak | Sightseeing | Image: Tourism Whistler, Justa Jeskova

PEAK 2 PEAK

don’t miss the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola which has set a new world record spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains (4.4 km). This incredible ride boasts 360-degree views of Whistler’s alpine.

Atv | Canadian Wilderness | Photo: Tourism Whistler, Justa Jeskova

ATVING

Perfect for thrill seakers, enjoy some off road areas of Whistler’s surrounding mountains and valleys. Whistler offers unique ATV Tours and no experience is necessary! A great activity for the whole family!

Sightseeing | Suspensions Bridge | Whistler Mountain | Photo: Tourism Whistler, Justa Jeskova

CLOUDRAKER SKYBRIDGE

Experience a birds-eye view of Whistler! A short hike, or ride on Peak Chair from The Roundhouse, the Cloudraker Skybridge spans the Peak of Whistler Mountain, giving you a 360 degree view!

Wedge Rafting | White Water Rafting

WHITEWATER RAFTING

The Cheakamus, Green and Elaho rivers allow you to choose your own whitewater rafting adventure. White water classes range from 1 to 4, offering family friendly experiences. Suitable for children 6 and older.

Summer Ziplining | Photo: The Adventure Group

zIPlINING

Don’t miss Whistler’s very popular and thrilling zipline adventures! Soar through the air and be surrounded by breathtaking views of the Whistler area. Whistler boasts some of the biggest, longest and fastest ziplines!

Whistler Lakes | Photo: Tourism Whistler, Feet Banks

EXPLORE WHISTLER’S LAKES

Make a splash! Travel by car, bike, or on foot to Whistler’s nearby and breath-taking lakes. If you’re looking to spend the day on the water, both Lakeside Park and Wayside Park offer canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals!

Vallea Lumina | Image: Tourism Whistler, Justa Jeskova

VALLEA LUMINA TOUR

Join The Adventure Group for a magical evening excursion, Vallea Lumina., in search of a hidden valley that’s filled with unexpected enchantment. 
Summer Tour (May – Oct)

Picnic in Whistler | Portobello To-go

PICNIC TIME

When the sun shines, Whistler offers countless locations (with scenic views) for a picnic! Simply pick up a scrumptious take-out meal from Portobello, and enjoy your meal surrounded with stunning scenery!

Ride a bike on Whistler's Valley Trail | Image Tourism Whistler, Justa Jeskova

GO RIDE A BIKE

Rent a bike to explore the local area on Whistler’s vast network called the Valley Trail. Discover the excitement that awaits at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. Biking maps are available at the Concierge Desk.

Whistler Farmers Market | Photo: Tourism Whistler/Mark Mackay

explore the farmer’s market

Visit the Whistler Farmers’ Market (right outside the hotel!) in Whistler’s Upper Village and discover local produce, tasty food and local artisans from Whistler and the surrounding area. Free to enter, this is an open-air market. Learn more

Sunday Market
Dates: May 23 to October 10, 2021
Time: 11 AM – 4 PM

Yoga on lake | Wellness in Whistler, BC

whistler wellness

Whether you’re treating yourself to a spa treatment at Vida Spa, or enjoying a peaceful moment in Whistler’s naturally spectacular surroundings, you’ll leave feeling relaxed and recharged. Learn More

dog days of summer

Whistler’s wide-open spaces and mountain adventures are truly a pooches’ paradise, and we’ve got everything you need to plan your pet-friendly trip to Whistler. Learn More

ON-SITE RECREATION

Play more. Fairmont’s championship golf course, tennis courts, fitness center, croquet lawn and more make staying fit and having fun easier than ever. Bocce anyone?

PLAN YOUR STAY WITH US!

Our friendly and knowledgable Concierge team would be delighted to assist you in planning your upcoming stay. For further assistance, please contact the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Concierge desk at 604 938 2006 or email: cwr.concierge@fairmont.com.

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