Whistler Helicopter Excursions

  • Fly deep into the pristine and rugged landscape of the Coast Mountains
  • Fly over knife-sharp peaks, ancient glaciers, hidden lakes and valleys and stunning ice formations
  • Choose from short scenic flights to more adventurous journeys like heli-hiking or ice-cave explorations
  • Helicopter tours run year-round and are weather dependent

Whistler Explorer Tour

In this stunning 15 minute tour, discover Whistler’s surrounding gems. Fly over the Whistler Blackcomb resort, get a birds-eye view of Whistler Village, or observe the stunning Wedge Glacier and Wedge Mountain.

Helicopter Model

  • Astar

Duration

  • 15 minutes

Private Tour Price

  • Private Tour: $969 (up to 5 people)
  • Public Tour: $209 per seat

Additional Info

Complimentary parking is available for all guests. The Whistler Heliport is located a 10-15 minute drive north of Whistler Village at 9960 Heliport Road.

Custom tours for individuals and groups are available upon request. Cost is dependent on the destination, program requirements and length of the trip. Reservations cancelled within 24 hours will be assessed a 100% cancellation fee.

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies. Cancellations due to weather, no charges will apply.

The BC Experience Tour

This 24-minute sightseeing tour will take your breath away. Experience the best Whistler has to offer, flying through 12,000-year-old glaciers and finishing the tour with a complimentary 15 min mountain landing (landing is weather dependent).

Helicopter Model

  • Astar

Duration

  • 39 minutes

Price

  • Private Tour: $1,615 (up to 5 people)
  • Public Tour: $325 per seat

 

Additional Info

Complimentary parking is available for all guests. The Whistler Heliport is located a 10-15 minute drive north of Whistler Village at 9960 Heliport Road.

Custom tours for individuals and groups are available upon request. Cost is dependent on the destination, program requirements and length of the trip. Reservations cancelled within 24 hours will be assessed a 100% cancellation fee.

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies. Cancellations due to weather, no charges will apply.

Blackcomb Signature Private Tour

With 40 minutes of epic flying time, experience the wonders of the Ipsoot Icefield north of Whistler where you’ll see glaciers, crevasses, alpine lakes and a summer waterfall. You’ll also get to experience a complimentary 15-minute mountain landing (landing is weather dependent).

Helicopter Model

  • Astar

Duration

  • 40 minutes

Private Tour Price

  • $2,809 (up to 5 people)

 

Additional Info

Complimentary parking is available for all guests. The Whistler Heliport is located a 10-15 minute drive north of Whistler Village at 9960 Heliport Road.

Custom tours for individuals and groups are available upon request. Cost is dependent on the destination, program requirements and length of the trip. Reservations cancelled within 24 hours will be assessed a 100% cancellation fee.

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies. Cancellations due to weather, no charges will apply.

Heli Picnics

Leave the Whistler valley behind and fly deep into the pristine and rugged landscape that gives these coastal mountains their sublime character. Your day will start with a scenic flight over timeless glaciers before landing at a beautiful backcountry lake to enjoy a gourmet picnic. Departs from Whistler Heliport and is only available from July to October (snowpack dependent).

Tour

  • Heli Picnic




  • Heli Picnic & Paddle

Duration

  • 2.5 Hours




  • 2.5 Hours

Price

  • $2,645
    private group of two
  • $275
    for each additional person (max 4)
  • $2,855
    private group of two
  • $390
    for each additional person (max 4)

Departures

  • 11 AM & 2 PM




  • 2 PM

 

Additional Info

All tours and adventures are subject to weather, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.
Reservations cancelled within 48 hours will be assessed a 100% cancellation fee.
Cancellations due to weather, no charges will apply.
Complimentary parking is available for all guests. The Whistler Heliport is located a 10-15 minute drive north of Whistler Village at 9960 Heliport Road.
Custom tours available upon request. 2 passenger minimum.
Prices may vary depending on destination & are subject to change without notice.

Picnic Tours Include:
- Private gourmet picnic lunch catered by Portobello Whistler
- Flightseeing tour to remote backcountry lake
- Certified, experienced and professional ACMG guide
- Paddleboarding on the lake (Picnic & Paddle tour only)

What to bring:
Camera, good hiking boots or running shoes, sunglasses, hat, light jacket or sweater
(detailed list will be sent with confirmation)

Heli Hiking

Guided hiking adventure on pristine fly-in backcountry trails. Exceptional landscapes, geography, and wildlife. Tour locations include Tricouni Meadows, the Callaghan Valley, Ogre Mountain and more. A delicious mountain-style lunch will be served in this peaceful setting. Departs from Whistler Heliport and is only available from July to October (snowpack dependent).

Duration

  • Full Day 7 Hours

Price

  • $2,995
    private group of two
  • $525
    for each additional person (max 4)

Departures

  • 9 AM

Duration

  • Half Day 3.5 Hours

Price

  • $2,445
    private group of two
  • $525
    for each additional person (max 4)

Departures

  • 11 AM

 

Additional Info

All tours and adventures are subject to weather, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.
Reservations cancelled within 48 hours will be assessed a 100% cancellation fee.
Cancellations due to weather, no charges will apply.
Complimentary parking is available for all guests. The Whistler Heliport is located a 10-15 minute drive north of Whistler Village at 9960 Heliport Road.
Custom tours available upon request. 2 passenger minimum.
Prices may vary depending on destination & are subject to change without notice.

Hiking Tours Include:
- A delicious gourmet pack-lunch will be provided
- Flight-seeing over mountains, glaciers and lakes to remote back-country regions near Whistler and Pemberton
- Certified, experienced and professional ACMG guide

What to bring:
Camera, sunglasses, backpack, extra water, sturdy hiking boots, and layered clothing (detailed list to be sent with confirmation)

Heli Biking

Riders will be flown to the high alpine in a remote area between Whistler and Pemberton. With options for both Advanced and Expert skill levels and a mix of technical and flow trail sections, there is a wide variety for all riders to experience some of Whistler’s best biking.

Difficulty Level

  • Advanced (9KM)
  • Expert (13KM)

Price

  • $1,875 (Private Self Guided)
  • $2,115 (Private Self Guided)

Departures

  • 9 AM

 

Additional Info

All tours and adventures are subject to weather, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.
Reservations cancelled within 7 days will be assessed a 100% cancellation fee.
Cancellations due to weather, no charges will apply.
Free shuttle available from Whistler Village to the Whistler Heliport for up to 10 passengers.

Biking Tours Include:
- Heli flight to the top of the trail
- Access to remote, alpine single-track bike trails

Not included: Bike rentals, biking insurance

What to bring:
Extra clothing, food, water, helmet and personal protection equipment, goggles or sunglasses, sunscreen, bike repair kit, first aid kit and cell phone.

Heli Proposals

The Coast Mountain’s scenery is incredible, and perfect for that fairy-tale proposal. Take their breath away as you soar above Whistler to one of our secluded alpine locations where the views will be almost as stunning as your special someone. Once you are there you will have 20 minutes to pop the question.

Package Duration Price
Silver Band - Up to 5 Passengers 12 minutes flight time, 20 minute landing time $1,425
Gold Band - Up to 5 Passengers 25 minutes flight time, 20 minute landing time $1,989
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