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Whistler Sliding Centre

4910 Glacier Lane, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-964-0040
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Once in a lifetime experience

This is unmissable if you are a fan of winter sports. The ride on the track will be less than a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John_W187053
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Summer must do!

Husband and I made the trip to Whistler to do the bobsled before it closed for the summer season... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mscanadianbacon
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The Whistler Sliding Centre is home to the fastest ice track in the world. Since hosting the bobsleigh, skeleton and luge competitions during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the Whistler Sliding Centre continues to challenge the sports’ most elite athletes with international competitions, recruiting camps, and ongoing youth programs. Visitors are invited to tour the state-of-the-art facility, or experience the action first-hand with passenger bobsleigh (winter and summer) and skeleton rides (winter only) down part of the 1,450 meter-long ice track. Public Bobsleigh and Skeleton programs on ice will resume in December 2017. Athlete training and competitions on ice will start again in October 2017. Summer Bobsleigh on wheels will run again from late June until September 2018. Year-round, visitors can access the Whistler Sliding Centre's public areas for Sightseeing daily from 9am until 5pm (except public holidays). Site access is not permitted outside these hours.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4910 Glacier Lane, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is unmissable if you are a fan of winter sports. The ride on the track will be less than a minute, but what a minute! An awesome experience in itself, and for us, the long preamble, with a tour of the facility, a walk...More

1  Thank John_W187053
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I made the trip to Whistler to do the bobsled before it closed for the summer season. This is a dry, non ice bobsled ride with wheels on the sled. From check in, orientation, tour of the un-iced track and the ride, the...More

1  Thank Mscanadianbacon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two hours of time wasting, hanging around waiting for the staff,over an hour of history and 50 secs, of thrill. a complete waste of my very short time in Whistler, I,ve come a long way.More

1  Thank BeccaHors
WSL2010, Owner at Whistler Sliding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello BeccaHors, We are sorry that you did not enjoy your experience. Our public programs are designed as comprehensive sport experiences vs pure amusement rides. Aside from the ride down the Olympic track and the activity-related safety orientation, we give our guests a look behind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole experience is more than just the 52 second ride through the bobsleigh. The whole tour is almost 2 hours, starting with the intriductions, team formation, ride upto the starting point, explanations, safety instructions. But we do not start from the very top, as...More

Thank Sameera K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great rush but wouldn't have been the same without Crow! He rocks and is very knowledgeable

Thank 7continents1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was initially nervous about this, as I'm not one for rollercoasters etc. The experience leading up to the ride was great. Our guide was brilliant and we got to tour the site and understand a lot more about the track the athletes use. The...More

Thank JCBobs85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Whistler Sliding Centre offers an excellent experience for anyone who enjoys the bobsleigh event. You can take a ride down the track during the summer months/take a tour of the track. This is a nonprofit organization that uses the funds from the sale of...More

Thank smcmahon2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience. Although not as fast as the winter bobsleigh, the summer bobsleigh also allows you a short walk on the actual Olympic track, before you take to the sleigh for the 50-odd sec ride to the bottom. The staff are so...More

1  Thank Twistymac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sliding center is just a outrageous place the slide is a real butt kicker while worth money and time

Thank 866kevinq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped over here on our way from Clearwater to Vancouver. What a great experience. Our 4 kids took part and absolutely loved it. Even though the ride is short the whole activity takes about an hour as you learn about the centre and are...More

Thank SJL1605
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DNH4511
12 June 2017|
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Response from Wrighty1969 | Reviewed this property |
I booked as an individual for the skeleton ride.
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Sarah S
30 October 2016|
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Response from Hello T | Reviewed this property |
Hi thanks for your question I will answer it as best as I can so here goes you can contact the centre direct or book it on line There are times when the slide is not available to the public because the athletes are using... More
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Brian V
2 July 2016|
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Response from Brooklyne M | Reviewed this property |
Go pros and selfie sticks are not allowed. You have to keep all body parts inside. They do film it for you and it's completely worth it!! Also you are going pretty fast so you might lose that stick and cause some damage.
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