Journey to Whistler by Float Plane (Pre-Cruise Hotel)
Soar like an eagle over Whistler's mountainous terrain via a seaplane and spend seven hours leisurely exploring Whistler Village on your own when you book this epic pre-cruise tour near Vancouver. With the scenic views of Whistler's winding valleys and iconic attractions in Whistler Village, this tour is perfect for art enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike! Your tour includes a panoramic 40-minute ride via seaplane over Whistler's snow-capped mountains and Howe Sound. You'll also get the convenience of round-trip transportation with a hotel pickup and transfer to your seaplane dock in Whistler and Whistler Village and back to Vancouver.
Begin your epic excursion by getting transported from your hotel in the morning to Whistler, a popular village known as Canada's playground thanks to its wide selection of local attractions. You'll get dropped off at your seaplane dock and board a seaplane on a beautiful floating terminal to catch panoramic views of Whistler's mountain range. While in the air, you'll get to see snow-capped mountains, glaciers, lakes, wildlife and the Howe Sound, a large sea inlet that joins a series of fjords and was once a central location for mining in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
After catching breathtaking views from the sky, you'll head back to the dock, where your transportation will be waiting to take you to Whistler Village to spend seven hours of free time exploring the town. Satisfy your inner "foodie" and head to Table Nineteen Lakeside Eatery, where you can fill up on savory Canadian cuisines, such as albacore tuna tartare and spicy eggplant vegan curry. While enjoying your meal at this popular restaurant, you'll also get to catch some of the best views of any patio restaurant this side of the Pacific, as you'll get to see seaplanes landing, mountains, and lush trees.
Continue your city tour of Whistler Village and hop on public transportation or walk to see a wide range of art galleries and museums, such as the Whistler Museum, Black Tusk Gallery and the Audain Art Museum--an iconic museum that houses a wide collection of artworks from British Columbia and other art pieces from top museums around the world. Wrap up your tour with a stop to the famous Whistler Olympic Park, where you can enjoy a playground of activities like ice skating and places to eat, including pubs and restaurants. It's the perfect way to start off your time near Vancouver, before heading out on your cruise.
Whistler offers a ton to see and do, whether you're into the arts, foods or just looking for an adrenaline rush with a seaplane ride. Book your flight on the seaplane in Whistler today by signing up for this tour for an unforgettable experience near Vancouver!