Whistler Day Trip

1 Day

From $69 CAD
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Take a Whistler Day Trip to experience one of the highlight destinations of Western Canada in just a single day! This one day return trip from Vancouver to Whistler takes the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, one of the most scenic drives on Earth, hugging the British Columbia Coast with stunning vistas over the island dotted Pacific Ocean.

Traveling from Vancouver to Whistler on the Moose bus takes about 3 hours each way and offers 4 hours in Whistler. Enjoy hiking, sightseeing, adventure activities and time to explore the famous Whistler Village.

The Moose bus stops along the way for short hikes at 2 of British Columbia’s most impressive waterfalls – Shannon Falls and Brandywine Falls. Once in the Whistler Village you can choose to try any of the optional activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, Peak to Peak gondola, Bungee, or a Zipline tour. Some activities have an extra cost, but traveling on the Moose tour means you get a discount!

2018 DEPARTURE DAYS – From Vancouver

May 7 to September 27:    Mondays, Thursdays

2019 DEPARTURE DAYS – from Vancouver

Travelling in 2019? Check back here soon for departure dates and the 2019 itinerary!

What’s included

  • Moose Bus transportation
  • Pick up and drop off at the door of Vancouver’s best hostels
  • Services of a professional & fun tour guide/driver

Travel from Vancouver to Whistler via the scenic Sea to Sky highway and pack a ton of thrills in just one day!


1 day | Single Day Return to Whistler | Departing Vancouver Highlights

  • See snow-capped mountains, lush forested islands and white glaciers along the Sea to Sky Highway
  • Take a short hike to see the thundering 355m high Shannon Falls
  • Cross through Stanley Park and travel over the famous Lions Gate Bridge
  • View dramatic cliffs along the British Columbia coast
  • Stand under the Stawamus Chief, one of the largest granite monoliths in the world
  • Go mountain biking, bungee jumping and zip lining in Whistler (optional extra)
  • Hike through the alpine forest to see the spectacular Brandywine Falls

Departing Vancouver over the historic Lions Gate Bridge we'll get great views over Stanley Park, The Burrard Inlet and Vancouver’s skyline before escaping into the mountains. Traveling North we'll enjoy the impressive scenery of the island-scattered coast line, rugged mountain peaks and white tipped glaciers along the Sea to Sky Highway. Stretch your legs on a short hike at Shannon Falls and stop for views of the Stawamus Chief in Squamish. With 4 hours to explore Whistler Village and/or try one or more of the adventure activities you'll see why this destination is so famous. Optional activities: hiking, mountain biking, Peak to Peak gondola, Bungee, or a Zipline tour. Some activities have an extra cost, but with us, you get a discount! Arrive back into Vancouver by 7.30pm.

Dates & Prices

Tours run from May to September each year.
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In just one day in Whistler you can still experience the best of this adventure destination. With just 4 hours in the Whistler Village you can try bungee jumping, zip-lining, mountain biking and more. The Moose tour offers great of options to make the most of a day trip to Whistler.




Whistler Bungee



Whistler Zip-line

From 135


Whistler Mountain Bike Park 101

(Lesson, rental & sampler ticket, 2hrs)



Whistler Peak to Peak Gondola





Included on tour

Wildlife Spotting


Included on tour

Moose Travel offers this single day tour to offer the best experiences of the region for those short on time.

This day tour to Whistler starts and finishes in Vancouver. Here is a list of recommended hostels in Vancouver which are on our pick up and drop off routes.

SameSun Backpackers Vancouver 1018 Granville St, Vancouver www.samesun.com
Hostelling International - Central 1025 Granville St, Vancouver www.hihostels.ca
Hostelling International - Downtown 1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver www.hihostels.ca
Hostelling International - Jericho Beach 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver www.hihostels.ca
The Cambie - Seymour 515 Seymour St, Vancouver www.thecambie.com


Enjoy door to door pick up and drop off at Vancouver's best hostels.

HI Jericho 8:15am 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver
HI Downtown 8:35am

1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver

Cambie - Seymour 8:50am 515 Seymour St, Vancouver
HI Central 9:00am 1025 Granville St, Vancouver
SameSun Vancouver 9:00am 1018 Granville St, Vancouver

The Moose bus can drop you back at any of the listed hostel locations in Vancouver. We aim to return to Vancouver between 7pm - 7:30pm (traffic depending). We suggest not booking tickets for any activities or events in the evening incase of an unexpected late return.

  1. Bring proper clothing for the tour. The weather in Canada is predictable, but changes in temperature can occur throughout the day depending on location (this is especially true in the mountains or during the spring and fall months elsewhere). Find out what else to bring on our FAQ page.
  2. If possible bring a credit card with you while traveling. Credit cards can be used as identification and for making deposits on rentals if needed.
  3. Don't forget your camera - we will guarantee that you will want to take photos of new friends, beautiful scenery and wild animals!
  4. Book your pre-departure accommodation in advance. Moose tours pick up at major hostels in Vancouver. Not sure where to stay? Contact our office for recommendations.
  5. Join our Facebook travel community and hook up with you future bus mates. If you have any questions we can surely answer them there. Possibly peruse some of the pics of passengers past! 
  6. If you have any other questions please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact our office.


9 reviews of “Whistler Day Trip


  1. Whistler Day Trip
    Lisa Wiget

    Male, 36, Switzerland
    Peak to Peak Gondola was pretty amazing! Beautiful views and nice hiking trails.

    Rating: 5/5

  2. Whistler Day Trip
    Georgina Norris

    female, 23, Canada
    Office staff were quick to respond to any enquiries.

    Rating: 4/5

  3. Whistler Day Trip
    Berty Jones

    Male, 29, Ireland
    Jolene, the guide was perfect! An upbeat and flexible guide. Thanks for a great day out!

    Rating: 4/5

  4. Whistler Day Trip
    Joseph Moore

    Male, 25, England
    Would recommend this tour to Friends.

    Rating: 5/5

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