Why Australians Love Whistler Blackcomb

11 January 2019:

The Obvious:

Your Epic Australia Pass gets you there! As an Epic Australia Pass holder you can visit Whistler Blackcomb for 10 days!*

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Size does matter! Whistler Blackcomb is the biggest ski resort in North America boasting 3,306 hectares (8,171 acres) of skiable terrain, that's double Perisher's 1,609 vertical meters PLUS over 200 trails including powder bowls, cruisers and glaciers. “The two mountains provide enough terrain for multiple lifetimes”.

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Why have one, when you can have two? Whistler & Blackcomb are two separate mountains joined by the famous Peak 2 Peak gondola. That’s double the action, double the fun! Plus an awesome ride in-between! 

This past summer saw the installation of 3 NEW lifts! The $66 Million CAD project saw the development of the new Emerald Express 6-person chairlift, the upgrade of the Catskinner double chair to a high speed quad chair and also the installation of the 10 Person Blackcomb Gondola! All 3 of these lifts have made their debuts this winter offering unforgettable skiing & snowboarding!

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Something for everyone…Whistler Blackcomb is approx. 20% Beginner, 55% Intermediate, 25% Advanced terrain.  Learn, explore, challenge. A family friendly resort that can thrill even the most experienced riders.

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Whistler gets an average annual snowfall of 12 metres!

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Easy Access…Whistler Blackcomb is located in the Coastal Mountains of British Columbia just 2hrs from Vancouver International Airport.  Flights: 2 direct flights (daily) from Sydney and Brisbane; plus additional Seasonal direct flights 4 times per week from Melbourne. From the airport guests can rent a car or travel by bus/shuttle to the resort.

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From A - Z accommodation is easy. Whistler Blackcomb has an abundance of lodging on offer. Use your Epic Australia Pass for awesome lodging discounts


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The Extras:

That village atmosphere! It will take your breath away. Nestled at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains the village has an undeniable beautiful winter vibe.  A pedestrian-only village unlike anything you’ve every experienced. 

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Foodies’ paradise. Whistler Blackcomb resort & village is home to 100+ award winning restaurants, cafes and bars. The village is home to legendary après and a energetic underground nightlife.

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There’s so much more than just skiing and boarding! Tubing, Dog Sledding, Heli-Skiing and Helicopter mountain tours, Snowmobiling, Ziptreking and Bungee Jumping – you name it, they’ve got it!

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Relax & Recharge. Experience the lap of luxury. Whistler is home to many popular spas guests can stay indoors, relax, recharge and revitalise.

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And just in case you need any more's a snap of one of Whistler's famous avalanche dogs.

Whistler Blackcomb is ready and waiting for you! The Epic Australia Pass is your ticket to experience all this Canadian mecca has to offer! Beat the price rise, lock-in yours now and start planning your next winter holiday!


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