Whistler Peaks Ski Safari
Experience Canada’s two biggest ski areas, combining the huge terrain of Sun Peaks with the world’s best skiing in Whistler.
Experiencing both of Canada’s biggest resorts feels fantastic, while the easy transfer between them showcases the natural beauty of British Colombia (BC), with its vast landscapes, thick forests and blue lakes.
Canada’s largest resort, Whistler’s all-ability skiing is spread across two mountains. This is where Ski Safari first started out and we firmly believe it’s the world’s best all-round ski resort. The heli-skiing is phenomenal here, while the town has Canada’s best après bars. There’s also a huge range of non-ski activities, including bobsleighing in the Olympic park.
East of Whistler, Sun Peaks has the country’s second largest ski area. The skiing spans three mountains and, down in the Tyrolean-style village, the huge range of après activities includes romantic dining and Cat-Trax groomer rides.
Thanks to the well-oiled transfer system, there’s no need to self-drive between the two resorts, so this is an easy ski safari for families or non-drivers. And with regular UK flights to Kamloops (one stop) and Vancouver (direct), you can visit the resorts in either order.
This sample itinerary is our suggestion of how you could divide your time between the two resorts.
All our ski safaris are completely customisable, and you can adjust the itinerary to suit your preferences - whether that means altering the balance of time in Whistler or Sun Peaks, or following our route in reverse.
Sun Peaks - Touchdown in Kamloops and take a 40-minute transfer to Sun Peaks. This huge ski area has everything from steeps and glades to open bowls and groomers. There’s a great choice of ski-in ski-out accommodation, and the pedestrianised village has an excellent choice of restaurants and non-ski activities.
Road-transfer - Beautifully scenic, the transfer to Whistler along Highway99 takes around five or six hours, so sit back and take in the views of snowy mountains and thick forests.
Whistler - Arrive in the early evening, with enough time to explore Whistler town and enjoy a relaxing meal. You’ve then got a full five days to ski the resort’s two mountains, go heli-skiing in the backcountry, and enjoy the après scene or work your way through the family-focused activities.