5 Things to see en route Whistler to Vancouver Airport

5 Things to see en route Whistler to Vancouver Airport

If this is your first trip from Whistler to Vancouver Airport, there is a lot in store for you. The incredible Sea to Sky Highway that connects Vancouver to Whistler has various stops along the way that you cannot afford to miss. From the well known Shannon Falls to Furry Creek Golf Course, if you have a few extra hours, here are 5 Things to see en route Whistler to Vancouver Airport:


Black Tusk, an iconic landmark located in Garibaldi Provincial Park is difficult to miss. The dramatic appearance and contrast of the mountain make it very easy for first-time visitors to recognize the mountain.  The Tusk draws visitors in because of its otherworldly appearance and for the unique hiking experience the mountain offers.  Whether it is for some pictures or just to take in the amazing scenery, a stop at Balck Tusk is definitely worth it on your way from Whistler to Vancouver Airport.  Even if you just stay a few moments to stare you won't forget this black rock.

Whistler Transportation Black Tusk

Shannon Falls

As one of the largest falls in BC, Shannon Falls is a stop favorite for many visitors. The viewpoints for the falls can be accessed easily from the shuttle or bus; however, if you would prefer a better view, you can ask your guide to take you to a trail that leads to a higher viewpoint.  The falls are impressive, and since they are along the way, they are easy to spot.

Furry Creek Golf Course

Furry Creek Golf Course is one of the most notable golf courses in Canada. The Signature hole on the water is top rated in Canada, and the course has a wealth of activities that both young and old can participate in. The Golf course has unique challenges and trick shots that cannot be found in any other golf course in Canada. The Furry Creek course is unlike any other you have ever seen and is definitely worth a visit.

Sea to Sky Water views

The trip along the Sea to Sky Highway will reveal some of the amazing water views including Shannon Falls, which are magnificent falls that cascade down a series of cliffs to Sea to Sky Gondola that will allow you to enjoy a view of Howe Sound and the surrounding Coast Mountains. Also along the highway is the Brandywine Falls that are bound to leave you breathless.

Downtown Vancouver from Lions Gate Bridge

Downtown Vancouver has a lot to offer a visitor. From the Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park to Granville, if you want to enjoy Vancouver’s most notable sights, you must make it a point to head downtown.