Sydney is world-famous for it's sunny climate with mild winters and warm summers - perfect for sightseeing, swimming Sydney's beaches and exploring the Blue Mountains and beyond.

Summer (December – February)
During summer, average temperatures range from 18.6 - 25.8°C (65.5 - 78.4°F), and average humidity spikes to 65%. This is a great time to enjoy Sydney’s abundant beaches when water temperatures rise to 21.9 - 23.7°C (71.4 - 74.7°F).

Autumn (March – May)
Autumn is the mildest time of year in Sydney when the humidity drops and average temperatures fall between 14.6 - 22.2°C (58.3 - 72°F). Crisp, fresh air makes autumn the season for enjoying Sydney’s coastal walks. Keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales, which migrate north from May to August.

Winter (June – August)
Sydney’s winter months are June to August when average temperatures drop between 8.8 - 17°C (47.8 - 62.6°F). Sydney’s rainfall is generally highest in June, with an average of 132 mm (5.2 inches), while July is the coolest month when average daytime temperatures reach about 17°C (62.6°F).

Spring (September – November)
In spring, days are warmer but the humidity is not as high as summer. Average daily temperatures range from 11 - 23°C (51.8 - 73.4°F).

Where should I stay in Whistler?

The Whistler area is home to countless fantastic hotels and lodges. A list of our favourites are...

The Fairmont Chateau:
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort offers a stunning natural environment that is great for families, gatherings, and weddings. This award-winning hotel blends classic grandeur with a modern alpine environment, offering superb cuisine and complete resort amenities, including a par 72, 18-hole Audubon-certified championship golf course.
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The Westin Resort & Spa
At The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, a picturesque luxury hotel set away in the Coast Mountains, take a deep breath and enjoy the pure mountain air. Exploring the Olympic Village in Whistler is a must-do. From hiking and fishing in the summer to snowboarding and skiing in the winter, there's always something to do outside.
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Four Seasons Resort
Fill your days with thrilling excursions while you stay at Four Seasons. Return to a cosy, intimate lodge when you're ready to unwind, with Whistler's largest guest rooms, apartments, and apartments — all with fireplaces and balconies. You'll feel right at home with the Four Seasons' welcoming charm.
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Snowy Creek
Snowy Creek Whistler is located in one of the most sought after locations at Whistler Resort. The Snowy Creek complex is located adjacent to the Village Ski Run which gives you ski in/ski out access to the high-speed gondolas and lifts to nearby mountains. This Rental is the perfect choice for guests looking for luxurious comfort and an easy walk to Whistler Village, shops and restaurants.
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Glacier Lodge
Whistler Glacier Lodge Boutique Hotel is conveniently positioned at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, along a cobblestone pedestrian path that leads to historic Whistler Village monuments, several stores, restaurants, and a small grocery store right across the street. A restaurant and bar, a ski/snowboard rental shop, washers and dryers, free WiFi, and underground parking are all available at the lodge. And, while you're in the area, visit the Scandinave Spa nearby.
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How much is the Whistler gondola ride?

Spanning the distance between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, the record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola provides an unparalleled perspective of British Columbia's rooftop and incomparable views of towering volcanic peaks, coastal rainforests, and ancient glaciers. Disembark and the experience is far from over. The PEAK 2 PEAK Whistler Gondola is just one part of the PEAK 2 PEAK 360 Experience.

For the 360 Experience Summer Pass, prices vary:

Adult - $115

Teen - $105

Child - $55

Infant (3-6 Years) - $15

Senior (65+) - $105

For more interesting experiences, high in the sky, consider the Blackcomb Peak Ascent:
This climb is a great introduction to Alpine climb and perfect for beginner climbers. You do not need to be an experienced rock climber or mountaineer to tackle this climb! This tour is an excellent one-day activity to round out anyone’s summer visit to Whistler or to see Whistler from a new perspective.


What activities are open in Whistler in Summer?

There is plenty to do in Whistler, no matter the season. Some of Whistler's best Summer activities are listed below...

Bungee Jumping
Feel the rush of jumping from a 160-foot (50-meter) bridge spanning 300 feet over the Cheakamus River, which is fed by glaciers. This one-of-a-kind location is one of the few bungee jumping locations in the world where travellers can jump at any time of year and in all weather. A magnificent and intense scene is created by basalt column cliffs, a flowing river underneath you, with Black Tusk in the distance. Witness the best panoramic views Whistler has to offer.

Electric Mountain Biking
Your guide will teach you the basics of riding a full suspension electric mountain bike at Canadian’s Callaghan base camp before leading you through a magnificent old-growth forest. Take a refreshing break at the falls and get a few helpful tips from your guide before you embark on a gravity fuelled bike descent back to base camp. As a bonus, you can have a hand at axe throwing back at camp to add even more excitement to your Great Canadian E-Bike Adventure.

Helicopter Fishing Tours
These fish have never seen hooks before, making them very eager to bite. Whistler's sheer beauty and tranquillity is overwhelming. There are opportunities for short ridge hikes to gain spectacular views. Let's not forget about the Helicopter ride through the endless snow-topped mountains and glaciers. We either spin fish or Flyfish these remote lakes. Expect to catch lots of fish! Roughly a one every cast. This is some of the best fishing in Canada.

‘The Sasquatch’ Zipline Course
Let’s cut to the chase. You want to say “I’ve done The Sasquatch!” A zipline adventure you simply won’t forget. If you’re looking to bundle The Sasquatch with our new Falcon Tour- that can be done at a savings by selecting both tours in the purchase process and the discount will automatically be applied. This allows you to experience additional ziplines and the flexibility to do each tour at the time of your choosing. Come experience Whistler's finest Zipline Course!

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard
Stand-Up Paddle-boarding offers a fun way to explore the water with the added benefit of an upper-body workout. Originating in Hawaii, SUP is an ancient form of surfing and is the perfect spot to immerse yourself in nature. Whistler Eco Tours offers instruction on how to learn to Stand-Up Paddle-Board at our Wayside Park location on Alta Lake. On this tour you will learn the basic skills you need to develop your confidence as a Stand-Up Paddle-Boarder from one of our Paddle Canada certified instructors in the picturesque setting of Alta Lake. As a bonus, you’ll also learn about the local ecology and history of the area.


What activities are open in Whistler in Winter?

There is plenty to do in Whistler, no matter the season. Some of Whistler's best Winter activities are listed below...

Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding
This is an excellent introduction to backcountry skiing/snowboarding. No backcountry experience is required, however, you should be an intermediate skier/rider and be confident skiing/riding blue runs in various conditions. This course is for beginner backcountry skiers looking to develop the basic skills to backcountry ski or ride safely.

Dog Sledding through Trapper’s Run
Join your professional musher in harnessing and staging the dogs, learn the commands and feel the thrill of driving your own team. Relax with your family as you ride a mellow mix of open and winding trails for an unforgettable winter journey, with plenty of photo opportunities.

Half-Day Snowshoe Tour
Enjoy an interpretive tour led by our professional guides. Book your half-day Whistler Snowshoe Tour and make the best of your time in Whistler. Step into a winter wonderland on amazing trails of old-growth forests with ancient cedars in geologically interesting landscapes. Let us take you on a rejuvenating excursion to our favourite areas and experience a unique atmosphere of natural beauty at a relaxing and enjoyable pace.

Wilderness Ride – Beginner Snowmobiling
We will introduce you to the sport of snowmobiling in a safe, exciting and informative environment. On this tour, explore magnificent terrain including wide-open trails and all the breathtaking views that Whistler has to offer.

Audain Art Museum
Located in Whistler, British Columbia, this cultural asset was designed by the internationally-renowned Patkau Architects. The Permanent Collection celebrates artistic difference in B.C. from the late 18th century to present. Highlights include James Hart’s The Dance Screen (The Scream Too), an important collection of 19th and 20th century First Nations masks, and works by some of Canada’s most celebrated artists. In addition, the AAM hosts dynamic and relevant exhibitions from Canada and around the world and offers a variety of educational programs.


What can you do on a day trip to Whistler?

Even on a shorter schedule, there's plenty to do on a day trip to Whistler. For the best day trip activities, check the list below

1 Hour Axe Throwing Session
It’s a great opportunity to learn a new skill under the guidance of our experienced coaches. If you’ve been axe throwing before, then we can’t wait to show you our tournaments and games! Bring your friends and family, a stranger you met on the bus, a Bumble date… whoever you want. Grab an axe and get throwing! In an hour, you learn the basics of safety, one-handed throws, two-handed throws, and games! Our coaches will take you from zero to hero, and you will be hitting bullseyes in no time!

Electric Mountain Biking
Your guide will teach you the basics of riding a full suspension electric mountain bike at Canadian's Callaghan base camp before leading you through a magnificent old growth forest. Take a refreshing break at the falls and get a few helpful tips from your guide before you embark on a gravity fuelled bike descent back to base camp. As a bonus, you can have a hand at axe throwing back at camp to add even more excitement to your Great Canadian E-Bike Adventure.

Bungee Jumping
Feel the exhilaration of jumping from a 160ft (50m) bridge spanning 300 ft over the glacial fed Cheakamus River. This unique site is one of the only bungee jumping facilities in the world where adventurers can jump all year round, in all weather conditions. Basalt column cliffs, a raging river underneath you and Black Tusk in the background, provides a very scenic and intense environment.

Helicopter Fishing Tours
These fish have never seen hooks before, making them very eager to bite. The shear beauty and tranquility is overwhelming. There are opportunities for short ridge hikes to gain spectacular views. Lets not forget about the Helicopter ride through the endless snow topped mountains and glaciers. We either spin fish or Fly fish these remote lakes. Expect to catch lots of fish! Roughly a fish every cast or every other cast. This is some of the best fishing in Canada.

Wilderness Ride - Beginner RZR Tour
For true off-roaders. This tour will have pilots and co-pilots grinning from ear to ear as they explore the wilds of Whistler’s backcountry. Our skillful guides will lead you to the many jewels of our vast tenure. Just be sure to keep them in sight, as the breathtaking scenery offers up quite the distraction, no matter what seat you’re in.