LocationWhistler, British Columbia time.png Duration3 hours adult.png View price
Tour Inclusions
  • Three-hour snowmobile tour
  • Guided by a local professional
  • Includes helmet, gloves, and goggles
  • Kids 5-12yrs ride for free!

Explore the abandoned Northair mine on a Callaghan Valley In Whistler Snowmobile Tour and venture into the unexplored territories.

Whistler is a very cool place in the winter. The popular thing to do here is to ride snowmobiles in Callaghan Valley in Whistler. The snowmobiles are like snow machines. It is a lot like driving a fun winter machine and having an adventurous trip.

People take tours on these snowmobiles to explore the snowy mountains and forests. There are lot of mountains in the backdrop like Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, Sproatt Mountain, Mount Currie, Mount Weart, Fitzsimmons Range, Wedge Mountain, Rainbow Mountain, and Mount Callaghan. Whistler is known worldwide for its winter sports.

So, if you visit, you will probably want to try snowmobiling. Guided snowmobile tours are provided for individuals or groups. These Snowmobile tour in Callaghan Valley are led by experienced guides who understand the terrain better. They are also equipped with safety protocols.

The Whistler snowmobile adventures are available in different levels of difficulty. Tourists can choose Whistler snowmobile adventures based on how challenging they want them to be. There are suitable routes for beginner levels, there are those for advanced levels.

Experienced guides know how to choose trails according to the experience level of the snowmobile drivers. The trails happen across forests, meadows, and open alpine areas that provide a beautiful backdrop. There are full-day and multi-day expeditions offered for these adventurous trips.

So, depending upon the kind of adventure spirit you have, you can choose to go on a whole day or longer adventure. The tour package you choose will decide the duration of your snowmobile adventure.

The Northair Mine is a hidden place in the Callaghan Valley. It is also known as the Abandoned Northair mine Tour in Callahan Valley. Previously, it used to be a gold mine which was run by the Northair Group from 1976 until was abandoned in 1982. The mining activities were dropped due to the waning profitability and slumping gold prices.

The buildings and construction equipment were removed. Eventually, only the cement foundations and a scattering of metal cables were found. For decades, the foundations and surrounding areas were not explored, and this area remained untouched. Therefore, other than for the occasional visitor to the old ruins or the nice lake beside it no one visited it.

It was only in 2013, that a Northair Mine, near Whistler, British Columbia, transformed from being a hidden location into an art-adorned, offbeat destination. Professional artists since 2013 painted vibrant murals across the mining site walls. The Canadian Wilderness Adventures created ATV trails through the area, thereby creating more activity.

Despite this, Whistler Adventure in Snowmobile, this place remains a serene and largely undiscovered location, mainly because of the challenging road access. Hidden wonders, like a network of tunnels, remain to be explored. Northair Mine serves as a gateway to the alpine wilderness of Mount Sproatt, with an increasingly rugged road leading to a trailhead for hikers and bikers seeking adventure in this vast, tranquil landscape.

Tour Itinerary

  • 1.

    Callaghan Valley

    Head to Whistler's Carlton Lodge, arriving 30 minutes before the departure time. Depart for Callaghan Valley, a 20- to 25-minute journey south. Upon arrival, get kitted out with a full-face helmet, goggles, and cold-weather gear. Receive a brief snowmobile training session from your guide. Embark on a scenic ride through Callaghan Valley, keeping an eye out for wildlife in the forest. Reach the NorthAir gold mine, closed since the 1980s, for exploration. Return to the trailhead for the trip back to Whistler Village.

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Pickup Information

  • As provided at the time of booking and confirmation

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • You can cancel your reservation for a full refund if done at least 24 hours in advance of the experience.
  • To qualify for a full refund, your cancellation must be made no later than 24 hours before the experience's scheduled start time.
  • If you cancel within 24 hours of the experience's start time, you will not receive a refund for the amount you paid.
  • Any changes or cancellations made within 24 hours of the experience's start time will not be accepted.
  • These cutoff times are determined by the local time of the experience's location.

Other Information

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking within 48 hours, depending on availability.
  • All drivers must be at least 19 years old and hold a valid, unrestricted driver's license (equivalent to a BC Class 5).
  • Please note that this tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Every tour participant is required to sign a Release of Liability and Waiver Form. If any participants are under 19 years old, a parent or guardian must be present to sign on their behalf.
  • Individuals suspected of being under the influence of alcohol beyond the legal driving limit in British Columbia cannot participate as drivers or passengers on any tour. Refunds will not be provided to persons denied participation.
  • The tour has minimum participant requirements, and it might be canceled after confirmation if these requirements are not met. In such cases, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund.
  • For the Callaghan Cruiser tour, the maximum combined weight for a snowmobile is 400 lbs (180 kgs).
  • The location is accessible by public transportation, and most travelers can take part.
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately with warm, layered clothing, a winter jacket, snow pants, ski goggles, winter gloves, and winter boots. You are encouraged to bring your own winter gear, but limited outerwear is available for borrowing.
  • Passengers must be at least 5 years old, a minimum of 48 inches tall, and fit into our smallest helmet.
  • A conversational level of English is required to safely participate in Snowmobile tours.
  • Safety regulations prohibit pregnant women from riding as drivers or passengers on a snowmobile, dogsled, ATV, or buggy. Pregnant women are welcome on snowcat or Jeep tours.
  • Adventure sport activities are not recommended for individuals with back or neck pain, heart problems, or respiratory issues. It is advisable to consult your physician before participating.
  • This tour can accommodate a maximum of 14 travelers.

Tour Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Collision Coverage (Cost: $25 + tax per person, payable directly on the day of your tour)
  • Fuel Surcharge (Cost: $5 + tax per snowmobile, payable directly on the day of your tour)