2018 Day 8 Upgrades
We are excited to offer you a Day 8 recreational option that provides you and your families with an unforgettable Whistler experience. With an easy booking system, you can pre-book your transportation to Whistler, after you enjoy one last breakfast with us at basecamp on the morning of July 14.
Your activity options range from exciting to relaxing and adventurous to beer (which is as adventurous as you want to make it!). Your luggage will be transported directly to your hotels while you are delivered to Spruce Grove Park to meet your activity providers.
You will leave Squamish at 8:30am and activities will begin at 11am. Please read below to find the right options for your personalized Day 8 experience!
“I should have stayed for another night. Don’t plan on traveling the day after finishing.” ~ Don Munsell
“I wish I could have stayed longer to enjoy more.” ~Greg Love
**Transportation to Whistler from Squamish is not included and can be booked below.
***For those of you who are providing your own transportation but wish to participate in Day 8 activities, you can find a map to the meeting location at Spruce Grove here.
ZIPTREK TOURS - $129*
Ziptrek is a must-do, multi-award-winning adventure ecotourism business renowned for delivering awareness and appreciation of the natural environment along with a healthy dose of ziplining adventure.
Ziptrek has been voted ‘Best Adventure Tour’ for multiple years running and has also been the recipient of 2 ‘Whistler Excellence Awards‘ in Whistler since beginning its operation. On Ziptrek tours you enjoy an unforgettable opportunity to explore, learn and delight in the thrill of an aerial adventure in natural environments that lend themselves perfectly to an enlightening ecological curriculum.
*price per person for the Sasquatch Tour.
WHISTLER BUNGEE - $140
Often voted by Whistler locals as the most extreme activity in Whistler, Whistler Bungee provides an exhilarating, adrenaline filled rush that no other activity can compare to. Whistler Bungee gives thrill-seekers an unforgettable experience by jumping 160ft (50 meters) over the glacial fed Cheakamus River.
In one of the most unique settings for bungee jumping, surrounded by basalt column cliffs and old growth forest, combined with the breathtaking peak of Black Tusk in the background, you will see why Whistler Bungee is regarded as one of the most scenic bungee jumping sites in the world.
Whether you jump on your own, tandem, or in a wheelchair, Whistler Bungee will give you an unforgettable experience for adrenaline seekers of all ages. Come experience what thousands of jumpers each year find as a thrill of a lifetime!
CANADIAN WILDERNESS ADVENTURES – $109*
Canadian Wilderness Adventures is one of Whistler’s leading adventure companies. Operating in the Callaghan Valley and on Blackcomb Mountain, choose from guided ATV, off-road buggy, Jeep 4X4, canoe, and e-bike tours or the original salmon bake dinner by ATV or Jeep at the Crystal Hut this summer. Say YES to new adventures.
*price per person for a canoe tour of Alta Lake.
WHISTLER BIKE GUIDES – $120*
WhistlerBikeGuide.com, like the riding experience in Whistler, is a product of our entire riding community: the people who build the trails, the wrenches who fix the bikes, the commuters who ride everyday, WORCA, the downhillers, the free-riders and the roadies: the people who give tours and the people who take them.
Whistler Bike Guide Adventures features a group of local riders that are passionate about mountain biking and our local community. Cycling trips are led by mature, experienced local guides. Whether you are a novice, intermediate or expert, join us for a 1/2 day to multi-day bicycle adventure. Our focus remains cross-country mountain biking – we keep our wheels on the ground.
*this rate is based on a 2-hour tour using your own bike.
HARBOUR AIR - $119
The perfect introduction to seaplane aviation - take your first flight on floats! Depart Green Lake, leaving a spray of water behind as you rise over the valley, exploring Whistler Village and venues of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games from above. Also spotted on this tour is the spectacular Brandywine Falls, the magnificent 230 metre waterfall is unforgettable..
SCANDINAVE SPA - $70
Scandinave Spa Whistler offers a traditional Scandinavian baths experience in a peaceful and natural environment,
The spa’s rustic installations nestled on the edge of the Lost Lake Park spruce and cedar forest will both relax and invigorate you, and provide an escape from daily stress.
We believe that silence is essential to the enjoyment of the Scandinavian baths experience. By embracing silence one finds inner stillness, leading to complete relaxation.
WHISTLER COOKS - $19
Picnic Box Lunch
Enjoy your activity with a pre-ordered box lunch.
Box lunch comes with your choice of a sandwich, chef’s daily salad¨sweet treat¨whole fruit and bottled water.
Sandwich choices include:
- Slow roasted beef and bree
- Turkey Breast and smoked gouda
- Vegetarian Wrap
HUNTER GATHER - $25
A place to gather with friends, celebrate your epic BC Bike Race stories and eat locally crafted food and beer.
Voted by Whistler’s Pique News Magazine as Best New Business in 2017. Recently voted Best New Whistler Restaurant at Vancouver’s ‘Where Magazine’ reader’s choice awards.
3pm - 6pm at Hunter Gather Eatery & Taphouse. 4368 Main Street.
Your choice of a Hunter Gather Sandwich + Side + Coast Mountain Beer House specialty sandwiches include:
Dipity-Do-Dat Beef Brisket
“Pullman” Pulled Pork
*note: for guests that prefer a glass of BC wine rather than the included beer, a $3 surcharge will be added at the restaurant.
**$25 voucher will be inclusive of tax and service charge
WHISTLER SHUTTLE - $25 - $60
We are working with Ridebooker and the Whistler Shuttle to offer discounted shuttle services for racers (and their bikes) looking for pre and post event transportation; Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to North Vancouver, and for return trips to YVR from Squamish or Whistler. As well as shuttle trips from Squamish to Whistler on Day 8. Racers planning on extending their stay in Whistler after the event will still be able to take advantage of the discounted rates as shuttles will be bookable up to 1-week post-event.
AAVA HOTEL - $170 - $245
The Aava Whistler Hotel is Whistler’s bike-friendliest hotel with a bike vault, bike valet, wash and tool station and Valley Trail bike rentals, which are all offered at no charge. During the winter, we’ve got you covered with free perks like a ski boot dryer, ski lockers, fat tire bike rentals and snowshoe rentals. We’re also pet-friendly and encourage you to bring your four-legged friend to experience Whistler with you. Pets are an additional $25 which includes a pet-welcome pack!
Plus, all year round, we get the importance of downtime when recharging for your next escapade. Imagine soaking in our steamy hot tub or heated pool after an epic day of activity surrounded by magnificent mountain views and good friends as you reminisce about the day’s events and plan tomorrow’s exploits. Stop by our Nespresso Café Corner ($) and get warm with a flavourful coffee whilst checking out the day’s footage from your GoPro Hero 5 HD camera, available free of charge from our GoPro Demo Lab.
Whether you’ve come to relax and recharge or conquer your next mountain challenge, let the Aava Whistler Hotel be the “Basecamp for Your Next Adventure.”
Online (link above): use code 1807BCBIKE_001
Phone: 604.932.2522 / 1.800.663.5644
(For phone or email reservations please ask for the BC Bike Race Rate.)
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