Things to Do in Whistler and Vancouver
- Experience BC
- September 19, 2016
If you’re looking for adventure, Whistler and Vancouver are the places to be. There’s plenty of bucket list worthy items to indulge the inner tourist in all of us. If you’re interested in a romantic weekend getaway, there’s no shortage of world renowned restaurants, spas, and hotels. Looking to satisfy your inner thrill-seeker? Whistler and Vancouver are fully stocked with endless adventure activities including world-class skiing and snowboarding, hiking, bungee jumping, ziplining and more. With so much to choose from, planning your experience can quickly become overwhelming. Scenic Rush is here to help! Check out our bucket list of activities you must try while experiencing Whistler and Vancouver.
Nothing says bucket list adventure like ziplining through Whistler’s spectacular forest and mountain scenery. This exciting ecotourism activity comes with plenty of different tour options. Thrill-seekers can choose between two different ziplining companies to plan their next adventure. Ziptrek EcoTours is an award-winning ecotourism business that has been providing tourists with plenty of adventure since 2011. Superfly Zipline also has several great ziplining tours available as well as a breathtaking treetop adventure course.
The perfect recipe for a romantic weekend getaway includes a trip to the spa. Coincidently, Whistler is renowned for its incredible selection of spas. Whether it’s the Scandinave Spa, Whistler Day Spa or The Westin Resort & Spa, you’re sure to experience the ultimate in relaxation.
With so much to experience in Vancouver and Whistler, you’re guaranteed to work up an appetite. Thankfully, Vancouver and Whistler’s food scene is world-class. When in Whistler, check out the highly recommended Rim Rock Café & Oyster Bar. The acclaimed seafood restaurant is quite popular so we recommend making a reservation. When in Vancouver, be sure to experience its street food scene. Local food trucks like Tacofino, Vij’s Railway Express and Roaming Dragon are sure to satisfy the taste buds of any food critic.
Sky Helicopter Tour
The only thing equivalent to an exotic sports car experience in Whistler is a private helicopter tour with Sky Helicopters. Sky Helicopter tours can fit up to four passengers and have many different tour options available. Flights can depart from either the SKY Hangar Pitt Meadows or the Heliport in Vancouver Harbour.
Sea to Sky Gondola
For the best views overlooking the Sea to Sky highway and Squamish, take an adventure on the Sea to Sky Gondola. The ten-minute gondola ride will provide you with a spectacular view as it climbs 885m into the sky. You will experience Howe Sound like you’ve never seen it before. Once at the top, there’s no shortage of things to do. There are plenty of incredible platform views, hiking trails, rock climbing and places to eat.
If you are still looking for something exhilarating, nothing beats the rush of touring Vancouver and Whistler in an exotic sports car. Interested in getting behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari F430 Spider or Audi R8? We have plenty of breathtaking driving packages available and a spectacular fleet of exotic cars. Book your next Whistler adventure with us today or call us at 604-926-5777.