Date: Friday, Nov 23, 2018 - Sunday, Nov 25, 2018

Time: 12:00PM - 7:15PM
Nanaimo Campus

Building 255, 1st Floor Commons

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Tour Info:
Whistler Opening Weekend Extravaganza – This is the best offer of the year with 2-nights village hotel accommodation 2-day lift tickets and more inclusions. The official Opening Weekend in Whistler features free live entertainment, great parties and more! Don't miss out on this limited-edition tour that is only available one weekend every year!

Tour Highlights:
Enroute to Whistler travel the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway with stops at Shannon Falls and the Tantalus View Point (weather dependent). Upon arrival in Whistler you will receive a guided tour of Whistler Village. With 3 full days you have plenty of time to go sightseeing, skiing or snowboarding, or join in any of the other exciting activities like snow tubing, dog sledding, or snowmobiling!

3 Days, 2 Nights

Meeting/Pickup Location:
Booking through Cultural Connections Team: Horse Shoe Bay Ferry Terminal in Vancouver

Online booking: 999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific Hotel

Adult (18+): from $530
Youth/Student with ID: from $445

Overnight accommodation at a centrally located hotel in Whistler Village
2-day Lift Tickets (you pay for equipment rentals separately) OR 1-day Learn to Ski Package (with lift ticket, full day beginner lesson, and equipment rental on the first day - you pay for lift ticket and equipment rentals separately for the second day)
Deluxe coach transportation along the beautiful Sea-to-Sky Highway
Enroute entertainment with music, games & prizes
Awesome Tour Guide
Guided tour of Whistler Village
Apres discounts at Longhorn Saloon
VIP bar nightGreat discounts on optional activities
All taxes


Day 1
Depart Vancouver from Canada Place
Travel the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway
Visit Shannon Falls
Join your guide for a tour of Whistler Village and the Olympic points of interest
Check-in to your hotel
Experience all the festival has to offer with free entertainment and parties!

Day 2
Meet your guide in the lobby to depart for skiing/boarding
Option to meet your guide and friends at the Longhorn Saloon to experience the Apres Ski scene. Receive 25% discount on food and a discount on pitchers of beer with your green tour wrist band
Option to meet your tour guide for an amazing VIP nightclub experience!

Day 3
Enjoy another full day of skiing or option to participate in other exciting activities
4:30pm – Depart Whistler and return to Vancouver at approximately 6:30pm

Please Note: Cultural Connections Team is only booking for the November 23-25th trip. If you would like to book for other dates please visit this link:

How to Sign Up:
Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with the Cultural Connections Team in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:
1. Student card,
2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guardme Insurance Policy)
3. Payment (credit card is the only form of payment taken by DC Tours)

Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:
Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.
Individually Online @ - Note: Your pickup location will be different from those who sign up with the Cultural Connections Team.

You may cancel your tour at any time by notifying Discover Canada Tours at 1-855-689-8128.

If you cancel your overnight tour:
More than 30 days in advance for tours that are 2-3 days in duration, a full refund will be applied minus a $50 non-refundable administrative fee per passenger. If you cancel within 30 days prior to departure, your tour is 100% non-refundable.

More than 60 days in advance for tours 4+ days in duration, a full refund will be applied minus a $50 non-refundable administrative fee per passenger. If you cancel within 60 days prior to departure, your tour is 100% non-refundable.

If you fail to show up at the meeting spot on time and miss the tour, no refund will be issued. Please check the map and transit schedule well in advance to ensure that you can get to the meeting spot on time.

Kelsey Moon, Activity Program Coordinator
phone: 250.753.3245, Local 2737

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