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Discover Canada’s dramatic Sea to Sky Climb scenery, expanding from Vancouver to Whistler. A unique way to experience this British Columbia landscape is by joining the Sea to Sky Climb train. Admire breathtaking views between Vancouver and Whistler, and what better way to explore this beautifully extensive region in just one day than travelling in comfort and style.
A three and a half hour train trip will bring you from Vancouver to Whistler, introducing you to the Corridors immense beauty while passing massive mountains, waterfalls and travelling steep climbs. It is your own choice whether you take the train back to Vancouver the same day or enjoy a relaxed stay at one of the many lovely lodges and hotels in the Whistler region. Enjoy mountain and sea scenery and experience the regions contrasts seeing old-growth forests and cities, natural serenity and bustling action, mountain views and seascapes, deep valleys and snow- capped peaks throughout the trip. During your journey you will travel through downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park as you depart and revel in the views of the British Columbia Coastal Mountains once the train greets the oceanfront route along the eastern shores of scenic Howe Sound. You then glide through spectacular Cheakamus Canyon and pass the tumbling waters of Shannon Falls, the third highest falls in the province. Gaze at the spectacular 70 metres Brandywine Falls and at British Columbia's best known volcano, the Mount Garibaldi.
The train, however, is not the only possibility to discover the Sea to Sky Corridor- outdoor hikers might find themselves in a paradise while exploring the region. Provincial Parks, such as the Shannon Falls and Mount Garibalds Park invite for a hike on its numerous trails. The town of Whistler, which was host to the 2010 Olympic Games, is renowned for outstanding skiing and year-round outdoor activities. This is also a great place to be explored on your own once the train arrives in Whistler and why not treat yourself to a snack or warm meal at one of the many mountain top venues while enjoying lovely views.
Sea to Sky region has some of the most inspiring scenery and the train journey is a great way to appreciate the contrasting landscapes.
Ollie, Original Traveller