Ski Holidays in Canada

Whether you're after steep slopes or you prefer long and winding trails, or if you're a beginner or expert, Canadian ski holidays are like a dream come true.

 

The Canadian ski season typically runs from November to mid-April, although Banff's season is the longest and lasts through May. British Columbia features the Rocky Mountains, a favourite of skiiers and the choice for those who want a truly alpine experience. 

 

Whistler Blackcomb

Located just an hour and a half from Vancouver, Whistler is a favourite of kiwis - and not just because of the direct flight from Auckland. With two world class skiing mountains, over 200 marked trails, 38 state of the art lifts and seemingly endless adventure for skiiers and snowboarders alike. It's no wonder that Whistler is consistently ranked among the top ski resorts in North America and the world.

 

 

Sun Peaks Resort

Featuring three mountains, a ski-in/ski-out village and over 3600 skiable acres (making it British Columbia's second largest ski resort and the third largest in Canada) Sun Peaks is another favourite of New Zealanders. In January the annual Ice Wine Festival celebrating award winning Okanagan Valley wines.

 

 

Banff / Lake Louise

 

Banff and Lake Louise are truly a winter paradise. Majestic mountains, powder conditions (an average annual snowfall of over 900 cm), wandering wildlife and some of the most picturesque ski runs you can imagine are guaranteed. The village features excellent restaurants, museums, spas and a vibrant nightlife to make your stay complete. 26 lifts and 248 marked trails.

 

 

Big White

Canada's largest ski-in/ski-out resort village, located in central British Columbia, recieves over 750 cms of snow each season and can accommodate over 17,200 guests in a variety of accommodation options: from hotels to private chalets. The mountain itself features 17 restaurants, cafes, shops and an award winning ski and snowboard school. The resort is particularly family friendly, and features a kids club so that parents can head out for the day while kids learn to ski or enjoy activities. They also feature a Kids Club with nightly activities so that parents can head out for a night on the town.

 

 

Silver Star Mountain Resort

If you're looking for something a bit less crowded and slower paced, but still features a variety of fantastic ski runs, Silver Star is a great choice. With over 700 cm of snow recieved annually, and 115 runs Silver Star is also a great option for cross-country skiiers (60 km of Nordic trails). 

 

 

Get in touch today with your ideas of what you are looking for in a Canadian ski holiday, and I will be able to put together the ideal itinery for you.