Experience the majestic beauty of British Columbia's coastline and the picturesque city of Whistler on this spectacular combination tour. Board the famous Rocky Mountaineer railway for a train journey to Whistler and spend the afternoon discovering downtown. Then, take a scenic floatplane flight at sunset back to Vancouver. You may also choose to do this itinerary in reverse. For an extra special day, upgrade your Rocky Mountaineer seats to the prestigious Glacier Dome Rail Car, which includes panoramic views, reclining seats, a lounge area and a fine-dining experience.
- Breakfast included
- Choice of seating available
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Scenic air tour
Whistler is one of British Columbia's gems and any visit to Vancouver should also include time for a trip to this four-season resort town. Visit Whistler in style with this amazing combination tour including a scenic floatplane tour, a journey on the famous Rocky Mountaineer train and plenty of free time to discover downtown Whistler.
Start the day with a 3.5-hour train excursion aboard the Rocky Mountaineer railway. Travel along the picturesque Howe Sound, through the mighty Cheakamus Canyon, across a trestle bridge and past an extinct volcano. The train boasts extra legroom, large windows and a light breakfast (northbound) or appetizers (southbound) served at your seat. Upgrade your train journey to the Glacier Dome Rail Car seats, which includes domed windows for panoramic views, reclining seats, an exclusive lounge area, outdoor space and a gourmet hot breakfast (northbound) or heavy appetizers (southbound) served at your seat.
Once you arrive in Whistler, spend the afternoon exploring Whistler Village. Sitting at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Village and has a variety of shops and restaurants ranging from casual to fine dining, and is lovely to stroll through. If you want to explore Blackcomb Mountain itself, you don't have to be on skis! Take a gondola ride, right from Whistler Village, up the mountain and then the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, the world's longest unsupported gondola, between both mountain peaks.
After an afternoon in Whistler Village, travel back to Vancouver by comfortable floatplane for a 45-minute sunset flight offering incredible views of the awe-inspiring area. Soar over glaciers, the world-renowned volcanoes of Garibaldi Park and spectacular Vancouver Harbor.
You can also choose to enjoy this itinerary in reverse, with the flight first and a beautiful sunset train trip back to Vancouver. A complimentary shuttle between the train depot in Whistler, Whistler Village and the seaplane airport is included.
Rocky Mountaineer Train
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Departure Point:Downtown Vancouver
- Tour operates Thurs-Mon
8am: Train departs from Vancouver
9:30am: Seaplane departs from Vancouver
Return Details:Returns to original departure point
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Floatplane from Vancouver to Whistler, 4.5 hours of free time in Whistler, Rocky Mountaineer train back to Vancouver.
Floatplane from Vancouver to Whistler, 4.5 hours of free time in Whistler, Rocky Mountaineer train back to Vancouver with upgraded Glacier Dome Rail Car seats including onboard fine dining.
Rocky Mountaineer train from Vancouver to Whistler, 6 hours of free time in Whistler, floatplane back to Vancouver.
Rocky Mountaineer train from Vancouver with upgraded Glacier Dome Rail Car seating including onboard fine dining, 6 hours of free time in Whistler, floatplane back to Vancouver
Floatplane Flight between Vancouver and Whistler
- Floatplane flight (one-way)
- Rocky Mountaineer train ticket (one-way)
- Light breakfast (northbound) or snacks (southbound)
- Gourmet hot breakfast (northbound) or deluxe appetizers (southbound) (with Glacier Dome Rail Car upgrade)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 15 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Itinerary:Board Rocky Mountaineer Train at 7:30am
Arrive in Whistler at 11:30am
Fly back to Vancouver at 5:30pm
Return to Vancouver at 6:15pm
Fly to Whistler at 9:30am
Arrive in Vancouver at 10:15am
Board Rocky Mountaineer Train at 3pm
Return to Vancouver at 7pm
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