Vancouver to Whistler by Train Rail Tour

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  • Location: Vancouver, Canada
  • Duration: 11.5-hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3914_4

Ride the rails from Vancouver to Whistler on the spectacular Whistler Mountaineer train, passing through some of the world's most rugged fjords and mountains. The day trip to Whistler includes free time to explore Whistler Village, one of North America's most popular ski resorts and host of the 2010 Winter Olympics.


Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

On your return drive to Vancouver, you'll stop at Shannon Falls, the third highest waterfall in British Columbia. Take a guided walk through an old-growth rainforest to see 1,000-year-old cedar trees with trunks measuring 35 - 40 feet (9-12 meters) wide, then return to Vancouver by mini-coach on the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

The highlight of the full-day tour from Vancouver is the Whistler Mountaineer rail tour. The train experience includes interpretive commentary of features along the route and access to the Heritage Observation Car for fresh air and unrestricted views of the spectacular scenery. The Coast Classic cabin offers a traditional rail experience with extended legroom and scenic views through large picture windows, with continental breakfast or light meal served at your seat and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.

This tour is seasonal, operating between May and September.

Please note:

  • The rail portion of this tour is non-refundable

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Tour departs from downtown Vancouver hotels

Departure Time:
7:00am
Return Details:

Returns to original departure point at approximately 7:00pm


Pricing information

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Coast Classic Seating
Code: CCSEAT

Traditional rail experience with extended legroom & scenic views through large picture windows, with continental breakfast or light meal served at your seat & complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.

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$268.97
Pricing details

Pricing information

Vancouver to Whistler by Train Rail Tour

Vancouver to Whistler

Inclusions:
  • One-way trip on the Whistler Mountaineer
  • Expert guide and narration
  • Tour of Whistler Village
  • 4-hours free time in Whistler Village
  • Photo stops on the return journey by bus
  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • You have the option to stay overnight in Whistler after the tour and return to Vancouver on a different date. Please advise at time of booking if you wish to do this
Terms and Conditions:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Paul S, July 2014

This tour was awesome!
Communication was spot on, pick up was on time, the tour guide was very knowledgable and polite.
The train was amazing, the views were picturesque and the breakfast on board was great!
The 4 hours at whistler was a little quick but you can only do so much in a day.
Great tour

Reviewed by: Alice J, July 2014

Excellent tour. The train journey on the Rocky Mountaineer was superb with fantastic scenery. Whistler was lovely and very interesting. Our bus journey back to Vancouver was equally good - more wonderful scenery and our driver/guide Lisa was very knowledgeable and entertaining.
Would definitely recommend this trip.

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