Bobsleigh and Skeleton Experience at the Whistler Sliding Centre
The Whistler Sliding Centre is home to the fastest ice track in the world. Feel the thrill of sliding down the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games bobsleigh, luge and skeleton tracks first-hand. Visitors are invited to tour the state-of-the-art facility, or experience the action first-hand with passenger bobsleigh and skeleton rides down part of the 1,450 meter-long ice track.
Winter Bobsleigh and Skeleton Experience
November - April 12
In the winter you choose between the piloted Bobsleigh or self-directed Skeleton experience, both sure to get your heart racing. Winter tours typically run from November through March, depending on weather. Simply use the search to book your winter experience, or call 1.800.944.7853 and speak to a local travel consultant.
Summer - 'Rolling Thunder' Bobsleigh on Wheels
June – September
Sliding isn’t only a winter sport. This summer let a professional bobsleigh pilot steer you through a series of corners and curves in a bobsleigh on wheels. The hour long tour includes an orientation and history of the Whistler Sliding Centre plus the exciting bobsleigh ride for only $89/per person. Tours run Thursday through Monday - search above to book your tour.
Whistler Olympic Park
Whistler Olympic Park will be open from June 27 - September 6 for summer activities from 10:00 AM until 4:30 PM daily. Park Access is $5 per vehicle, which includes a $5 voucher towards a summer biathlon experience.
Visitors can take aim at the Olympic biathlon range and, with guidance from a qualified instructor, shoot an authentic 22 caliber biathlon rifle. They will learn interesting facts about the Olympic sport of biathlon and
test their marksmanship. Biathlon costs $10 per person and is available for ages 8 and up.
Orienteering Hiking Trails
Visitors can head out on the trails and discover Whistler Olympic Park's
history on a self‐guided interpretive tour. Three routes with different difficulty levels (easy to
demanding) are available to lead hikers along the famous sport stadiums, past First Nations
artwork, and even up to the top of the Olympic ski jumps. Before starting their
walking tour, visitors can pick up an orienteering passport which they can punch at different
stations along their trail, and once completed, they receive a free gift!
Nordic Sports and Biathlon - Winter
The 2010 Winter Games aren’t just about big air and steeps, Whistler Olympic Park hosted ski jumping, cross-country skiing and biathlon, and while you can’t go flying off the Olympic Jumps, you can test your spirit at the other two sports throughout the winter.
Classic and skate ski lessons are available from as little as $45 for group lessons or $79 for private lessons, and are the best way to improve your technique (and your fitness).
Looking for something a little more unique, discover the sport of biathlon. Learn rifle marksmanship and work on your ski technique with this truly unique winter sport. Check out the Whistler Olympic Park page for more information.
Ski with an Olympian
This winter take a private lesson with an Olympian and learn new skills from one of the best athletes in the world and take your sport to the next level.
More than just a lesson, this once in a lifetime experience will give you a chance to learn about the life of an Olympic Athlete, learn some secrets of Whistler locals and possibly even ski the famous Dave Murray Downhill course.
You’ll have the choice of having a one on one lesson, or bringing your friends and family to make a group of up to five people, all for the same price.
For more information and to book a private ski or snowboard lesson with an Olympian, visit the snow school page.
Self Guided Tours
Explore Whistler’s Olympic Legacies in your own time with the self guided tours, any time of year. Download the Whistler 2010 Games Experience Brochure to use as a guide as you go.
Google Maps for Tours, Venues & Photo Opportunities
View a detailed Olympic Legacies Map (includes photo locations and must-see attractions).