Experience Whistler Summer Activities at
Whistler Resort

Summer fun at Whistler Resort is easy to come by, offering more outdoor mountain and lake experiences in a single locale than anywhere else in all of Canada. Families with kids, athletes, sightseers, and thrill-seekers flock to the resort during the summer months.

Summer – One of Our Busiest Times of the Year

June to September are the warmest months to visit Whistler, ranging from 50-77⁰ F. The glacial-fed waters, snow-capped peaks, and wildflowers make a stunning backdrop, enjoyed from the trails, gondola, and golf courses, or from Whistler Village which really gets hopping during the summer!

Whistler Summer Activities

Book Ahead for the Best Selection of Accommodations

If you’re planning a visit, Whistler Village Condos offers a wide range of lodging options. You’ll want to book well in advance to ensure that the accommodations of your choice are available, as summer is a busy time at Whistler Resort.

Endless Possibilities for Recreation & Enjoyment

From a mile-long list of Whistler summer activities, here are some of the highlights you won’t want to miss!

The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola 360⁰ Sightseeing Experience

The highest lift of its kind at 1427 feet/436 meters, the PEAK 2 PEAK gondola that links Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains together, has the longest unsupported lift span in the world at 1.88 miles/3.024 km. As one can imagine, it provides unrivaled views of coastal rainforests, ancient glaciers and lofty volcanic peaks. The gondola also provides access to 31 miles/50 km of walking and hiking trails, the Samsung Alpine Theatre, and mountaintop dining.

Exhilarating Zipline Tours & Bungee Jumping

From the Sasquatch Tour featuring the longest zipline in Canada and the US, and side-by-side Superfly Ziplines, to a variety of eco-adventure zipline tours, thrill seekers can try flying as they glide through stunning old growth forests and over glittering creeks, with breathtaking views of Cougar Mountain, for a high-wire adventure of a lifetime! Bungee jumping is also popular with individuals or pairs looking for an adrenaline high, as they jump from a 160 foot/53 meter bridge spanning 300 ft/91.4 meters over the glacial-fed Cheakamus River.

A Golfer’s Paradise

Play in the fresh mountain air at Canada’s foremost golf destination with four championship golf courses. Designed by the world’s top designers they include Big Sky Golf Club by Robert Cupp; Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club by Robert Trent Jones Jr; Nicklaus North Golf Course by Jack Nicklaus; and Whistler Golf Club designed by Arnold Palmer. Courses are typically open from the end of April until late October.

Getting on the Water at Whistler

Home to five pristine mountain lakes connected by glacier-fed rivers there are endless ways to enjoy the water at Whistler. Visitors can spend warm summer days canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding, fishing, river rafting, and of course swimming at one of the beautiful sandy beaches, accessible on foot or by the Valley Trail network.

Whistler Summer Activities: Superb Alpine Hiking & Rock Climbing

The gondolas at the foot of Whistler Village and Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains, provide access to a network of hiking trails of various lengths, suited for a range of abilities. Due to winter snow cover, many of the hiking trails are only open in the warmer months, making it one of the must-do Whistler summer activities. Summer rock climbing tours are also available in Whistler and Squamish for solo adventurers, groups and families interested in a thrilling adventure.

Whistler Summer Activities: Unprecedented Biking Adventures

From recreational and road cycling, to cross-country, enduro racing, and downhill mountain biking, Whistler offers a wide variety of terrain for all levels and tastes. From paved bike paths, and easy green trails, to challenging technical ascents and descents, Whistler has become a world-class biking destination. Whistler Mountain Bike Park, considered the top lift-accessed downhill bike park in the world with 70 expertly crafted trails spread throughout four mountain zones, offers the most terrain of any bike park in North America.

Whistler Arts & Culture, Shopping, Dining, Nightlife & Accommodations

After engaging in summer sporting and outdoor adventures at Whistler, visitors are ready to return to Whistler Village to unwind, refuel, engage in après nightlife, and rest up for another day of Whistler Summer activities. Shopping enthusiasts can stay busy for days just browsing the neighborhoods for fine artwork, fashion, jewelry and the latest in sportswear and equipment. Hungry vacationers can cook in when staying at a Whistler Village Condo rental property or dine out at the many fine dining, casual, and fast food eateries, all within walking distance of most accommodations. For those looking for nightlife, Whistler Village offers live music, dancing and performances, as well as after dark entertainment at bars, pubs, nightclubs and lounges.

Vallea Lumina– Mystical Twilight Expeditions

Legend has it that there is a hidden place where stardust falls from the night sky, filling all things with its pure light. Take a multimedia night walk through forest and mountain shadows in search of this enchanted and mysterious hidden valley.

Whistler Summer Rentals

Whistler Village Condos can help with that! Browse our many lodging options to include fully- equipped and self-catered studios and one, two, three and four bedroom condominiums and town homes in Whistler Village and Creekside.

Whistler Summer Rentals