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5 Unique Winter Experiences in Whistler

As the Australian winter winds down for another year, the Canadian season is just about to kick off with Whistler calling your name like never before!

Whistler’s unbelievable atmosphere, breathtaking scenery and long list of winter activities make it a must visit town for those with the modern day travel bug. Though what other unique experiences await? Well, we’ve linked up with Tourism Whistler to help make your trip memorable and one to remember forever.

Read on, book your trip and let the adventure begin!

1. Mountain Top Fondue Snowmobile Tour
Treat yourself to a one of a kind experience with a mountain top Fondue Snowmobile Tour. Hop aboard our own snowmobile, or share with a friend; you’ll soon find yourself perched on top of Blackcomb Mountain in a rustic Canadian cabin enjoying traditional fondue and fine wine, all of course, with stunning panoramic views. With live entertainment also thrown into the mix, this is a must for those looking for something unique!

*Image:Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

2. Skeleton and Bobsleigh
Fancy a rush? Good! Go no further than Skeleton and Bobsleigh at the Whistler Sliding Centre, home to the fastest ice track in the world! Jump in a bobsleigh with your friends and family, or go head first Skeleton style, travelling up to 100 kilometres an hour around the Olympic designed course and get the blood rushing like never before. Both activities run in any weather, so if you’re chasing adrenaline, get the full experience and pay it a visit!

*Image:Destination Canada/Brett Hitchins

3. Axe Throwing
Done it before or just eager to give it a try? Stop by and discover your inner lumberjack with the traditional activity of axe throwing at Forged Axe Throwing! Catering for everyone from beginners to the well experienced, this is one to check out when you are off the mountains and looking for some good old fashion fun with your friends. Just think, it’s like darts, just more Canadian! Once you’re done, be sure to treat yourself to a local brew from Coast Mountain Brewing and Whistler Brewing Co., both just a two minute walk away!

*Image: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

4. Scandinave Spa
Ok, by now you’ve ticked off the above and it’s time to sit back, unwind and enjoy the relaxing side of what this resort town offers. How does Whistler’s most unique spa experience sound? Say hello to your relaxation haven, Scandinave Spa a must on the list. Embrace the beautiful surroundings while enjoying everything from treatments, massages and pampering, the winning combination for tranquillity, calmness and rejuvenation.

*Image: Scandinave Spa Whistler

5. Heli Glacier Landing Tour
Once you’ve unwound at the spa, why not take it to the sky with a Heli Glacier Landing Tour! We all know Whistler and the rest of British Columbia is known for its prestigious beauty, though experiencing the views from above will make your jaw drop. With several tour options on offer, you can take a quick flight or go all in for a day out with lunch, snowmobiles, and of course, stepping onto a 12,000 year old glacier on Rainbow Mountain.

*Image: Blackcomb Helicopters