Top 10 Family Friendly Activities in Whistler.

Summer Concert Series

1. Summer Concert Series

Grab your picnic blanket for another spectacular season of free outdoor concerts in Whistler Olympic Plaza. Enjoy the sweet sounds of classical music to chilled out beats and local folk bands at this family friendly event. The program runs from July through to September.

Aerial Obstacle Course

2. Aerial Obstacle Course

Get ready to play on this incredibly unique aerial tree course! With over 70 elements ranging from mild to wild, it’s the perfect adventure to share with the whole family. Tours are departing daily, every 30 minutes from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Whistler Farmers' Market

3. Whistler Farmers’ Market

Located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Famers’ Market runs Sundays 11:00am – 4:00pm. Local artists, craftspeople and farmers display their trades. Keep your kids entertained with the Adventure Zone, kettle corn, kids’ clothes, toys, candy, face painting and more.

Whitewater Rafting

4. Whitewater Rafting

The wide variety of Whistler Whitewater Rafting tours offered by Wedge Rafting, Whistlers original rafting company, is meant to provide the perfect challenge and adventure for your group. We offer tours between Classes 1 and 4 rapids. In the presence of an experienced professional raft guide you will venture onto one of Whistler’s pristine rivers with the confidence it takes to rip through the wild waters.

Peak 2 Peak Gondola

5. PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola

Experience 11 minutes of 360 views. Ride the Guinness Book of World Records-holder for the longest and highest lift, connecting the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain. For a sensory overload, check out the variety of alpine wildflowers which can be spotted on both mountains during bloom periods.

River of Golden Dreams

6. Whistler Eco Tours – River of Golden Dreams

Take a gentle paddle down The River of Golden Dreams and experience lush, old growth forest and wildflower-lined banks, as well as stunning snow-capped mountain vistas. Choose between a canoe or single or double kayak for this family friendly activity.

Bike Tour

7. Arbutus Routes – Whistler’s Valley Trail Biking

Experience Whistler from a new perspective with the whole family. Explore more than 40km of trails pedaling through the valley by bike! From Green Lake to Cheakamus, there are easy paved trails for riders of all ages and abilities. Arbutus Routes offer Family and Valley Trail bike hire starting at $30.

Lost Lake Park

8. Lost Lake Park

Spend the warm summer days on a beautiful beach by a cool, clear mountain lake. Within 15 minutes walking distance from Whistler Village, Lost Lake beach features a swimming area, docks, barbecue stands, washrooms, picnic tables, a kid’s area and a concession stand for some delicious summer treats! `

Family Adventure Zone

9. Family Adventure Zone

The Adventure Zone at the base of Blackcomb Mountain is guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained. Jam packed with fun activities such as mini-golf, climbing walls, mini-luge, bungee trampoline and many more! Open 10:00am – 6:00pm Sunday – Thursday and 10:00am – 8:00pm Friday and Saturday.

Superfly Ziplines

10. Superfly Ziplines

Feel free as a bird, as you fly through the forest on an exhilarating high wire adventure. Superfly Ziplines unique system allows two guests to ride side-by-side, each on their own cable making it an incredible scenic experience for the whole family. Tours depart daily, every 30 minutes from 9:00am to 7:00pm.

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