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Whistler Small-Group Day Trip from Vancouver

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Leave the city of Vancouver behind and enjoy a full-day small-group tour to the famous resort town of Whistler! You'll journey past huge mountains, see the third-tallest waterfall in British Columbia, and have ample free time to sample the exciting seasonal activities offered in Whistler Village. Scheduled tour stops include Squamish, Whistler Village, Shannon Falls and the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre.

With a maximum group size of 30 passengers led by a friendly and knowledgeable guide, you are ensured of a personal and intimate experience on this memorable day trip from Vancouver.
  • Day trip to Whistler lets you visit the world-famous ski resort in a day
  • Choose how you spend the day: zipline, explore on ATV, and more
  • Admission to the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Center included
  • Relax and take in views on the Sea-to-Sky Corridor
  • Round-trip transportation from Vancouver and Richmond accommodation
What to Expect
Begin your tour with a hotel pickup from your Vancouver or Richmond accommodation (select hotels only). Then, start the drive to Whistler in a spacious coach; take in views of the Cheakmus River and Tantalus Mountains along the way. Spend the day as you please upon arrival in Whistler. Optional seasonal activities include zipline tours, snowmobile or off-road excursions, and browsing the shops at Whistler Village. This tour includes admission to the award-winning Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Center, which educates visitors about First Nations culture and heritage. After a few hours, begin your return trip, stopping to snap photos of Shannon Falls. Tour ends with drop-off at your departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please note pick up time will vary from 30-60 minutes prior to your tour time depending on location of hotel.
If your hotel is not included on this list, please call and we will direct you to the nearest hotel.
Departure Time
8:30 AM
10h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and beverages
  • Optional activities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • You have the option to stay overnight in Whistler after the tour and return via seaplane to Vancouver on a different date for an additional cost. Please advise at time of booking if you wish to do this
  • Please note: Tour does not include pickup from cruise ship terminals
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good tour. Stayed on schedule. All stops were beautiful. Whistler was gorgeous and not too crowded the day of our visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lori D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went on a day trip from Vancouver to Whistler. The weather forecast was not particularly good, but the day was brilliant on two fronts. Firstly, although a chilly day, we had clear skies and sun making all the vistas we saw truly amazing....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My aunt and I took the Whistler day trip and found that Ed the tour guide did an excellent job. He was friendly, informative and went above and beyond to accomodate us on the tour! We had booked to return to Vancouver via seaplane but...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great tour, tailored to what our group wanted to see along the way. Unfortunately the gondola wasn't running from whistler mountain and the guide didn't make us aware/didn't know, however we still had a good time.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lucyhE6639QI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With only 48 hours in Vancouver we had to make the most of our time and the day trip to Whistler certainly didn't disappoint. Our driver, Ed, was a great guy. His knowledge of the feature stops on the tour including Shannon Falls, Porteau Cove,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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2 September 2019|
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Response from Jacqueline H | Reviewed this property |
You have four hours in Whistler so plenty of time. The weather was perfect when we were there (early June) and the view from the top was stunning. Also plenty of time to have lunch up there. Don't bother standing in the... More
29 August 2019|
Response from onehorsestable | Reviewed this property |
No, I don’t believe so. I think they only pick up at select hotels. You can call their 800 number and I’m sure they can tell you. Only one stop in North Vancouver. We were staying in North Vancouver and just met them at the... More
25 August 2019|
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Response from FloraPhyllisNJ | Reviewed this property |
To further explain once at the destination, Whistler, we had four hours. Plenty of time to take an aerial tram, lunch, walking and shopping. The in-between stops lasted 20-30 minutes
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  • Duration: 10h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
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