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

Ski To Sky Private Tour

Take to the skies over Whistler Village, Whistler Blackcomb, and the Garibaldi Provincial Park. Scope out ski runs, incredible glaciers, snowy mountain peaks, and frozen lakes in this incredible private tour of Whistler’s backcountry.

Helicopter Model

  • Jetranger

Duration

  • 20 minutes

Private Tour Price

  • $500 (up to 2 passengers)

Additional Info

Free shuttle available from Whistler Village to the Whistler Heliport for up to 14 passengers.

Custom tours for individuals and groups are available upon request. Cost is dependent on the destination, program requirements and length of the trip .

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.

* Maximum combined weight must be 450 lbs or less for Jetranger flights.

Whistler Explorer Private Tour

Discover the beauty of the world famous Whistler Resort and experience the full expanse of the PEAK 2 PEAK gondola.

Helicopter Model

  • Astar

Duration

  • 15 minutes

Private Tour Price

  • $895 (up to 5 passengers)

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 .

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.

The BC Experience Private Tour

This 24 minute tour with a free 15 minute Glacier Landing gives you an extraordinary bird’s eye view of the Whistler Resort, W/B Mountains, and the magnificent beauty of the Cheakamus Glacier and Black Tusk, prior to landing and stepping out onto a 12,000 year old glacier on Rainbow Mountain.

Helicopter Model

  • Astar

Duration

  • 39 minutes

Private Tour Price

  • $1475 (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 .

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.

Blackcomb Signature Private Tour

A private 40 minute flight for up to 5 passengers. This tour departs from the Whistler heliport, and immediately heads North through the remote backcountry terrain of the Soo and Rutherford valleys, before reaching the remarkable Ipsoot Icefield. Lesser known in the area because of its isolate location, this glacier boasts kilometres of icefall with open crevasses, ice caves,and a glacial few river. After 20 minutes of flights, we then return South to Rainbow for a 15 minute landing on summit glacier boasting views of the Whistler-Blackomb ski resort. The tour finishes with 20 minutes flying through the iconic Whistler landmarks of the Black Tusk, Garabaldi Lake, Cheakamus Glacier, the Peak to Peak, and the ski resort. This is the most all-encompassing experience you can do in Whistler, and should not be missed!

Helicopter Model

  • Astar

Duration

  • 40 minutes

Private Tour Price

  • $2525 (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 .

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.

Ice Cave Adventure

Wander through ancient ice caves in the depths of a glacier! This incredible trip includes a one-hour round-trip flight, an ice cave adventure, up to 3 hours on location and food from our local Bearfoot Bistro.

Duration

  • 4.5 Hours

Price Per Group (1-4 People)

  • $5196

 

Additional Info

All tours meet at the Whistler Heliport at 9AM.

Custom tours for individuals and groups are available upon request. Cost is dependent on the destination, program requirements and length of the trip .

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.

Volcano and Ice Cave Adventure

Come face to face with a sleeping volcano! Enjoy the interpretive tour by a highly trained guide as they walk you through the blue rooms & multiple tunnels of azure blue crystalline formations and impressive vaulted ceilings of ancient remote ice caves. This incredible trip includes a one-hour round-trip flight, an ice cave adventure, up to 3 hours on location and food from our local Bearfoot Bistro.

Duration

  • 4.5 Hours

Price Per Group (1-4 People)

  • $5800

 

Additional Info

All tours meet at the Whistler Heliport at 9AM.

Custom tours for individuals and groups are available upon request. Cost is dependent on the destination, program requirements and length of the trip .

All flights are subject to weather conditions, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.

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.

Duration

  • 2.5 Hours

Price

  • $1450
    private group of two
  • $450
    for each additional person

Departures

  • 11:00 am & 2:00 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

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 with a free shuttle and is only available in the summer months.

Duration

  • Full Day 7 Hours

Price

  • $2400
    private group of two
  • $450
    for each additional person

Departures

  • 9:00am

Duration

  • Half Day 3.5 Hours

Price

  • $1900
    private group of two
  • $450
    for each additional person

Departures

  • 11:00am

 

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 Proposals & Weddings

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 or Pemberton 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 30 minutes to pop the question.

Duration

  • Silver Band - 12 minutes flight time, 30 minute landing time

Price

  • $1315
    up to 5 passengers

Departures

  • 12:00 PM
  • 3:00 PM

Duration

  • Gold Band - 25 minutes flight time, 30 minute landing time

Price

  • $1840
    up to 5 passengers

Departures

  • 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM

Heli Weddings

Fly to a beautiful alpine location where you will have 45 minutes to get married or enjoy a pre/post-ceremony photo session. Choose between a Silver Band flight (12 minutes total flight time) or a longer Gold Band flight (25 minutes total flight time) to your location of choice.
Silver Band locations: Rainbow Mountain, Beverley Lake + Tantalus
Gold Band locations: Mt Currie, Ipsoot Icefield, Rainbow Mountain, Beverley Lake + Tantalus

Duration

  • Silver Band - 12 minutes flight time, 45 minute landing time

Price

  • $2125
    up to 5 passengers

Departures

  • Contact us for more information

Duration

  • Gold Band - 25 minutes flight time, 45 minute landing time

Price

  • $2845
    up to 5 passengers

Departures

  • Contact us for more information

 

Additional Info

All tours and adventures are subject to weather, availability of aircraft, and civil emergencies.
Reservations cancelled within 24 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.
Prices may vary depending on destination & are subject to change without notice.
Wedding vendors (photographers, videographers, officiants/celebrants, etc.) are not included.

What to bring:
Camera (or photographer), suitable clothing and footwear for alpine conditions (please consider temperature, wind-chill, uneven terrain etc.), sunglasses.

For Heli Wedding bookings, please contact the Whistler.com team directly by calling 1.800.944.7853.

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