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whistlermountaineer.com - The Rocky Mountaineer Travel Agent
2009
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Welcome Aboard
TANTALUS
MOUNTAINS
Jagged snow-capped
peaks rising above
the rails
Canada’s most exciting three-hour rail journey!
Whistler
BLACK TUSK
Prominent mountain peak
formed by an old volcano
CHEAKAMUS CANYON
Spectacular whitewater
rapids viewed from a
high trestle bridge
HOWE SOUND
Scenic ocean inlet
along which the
tracks wind
Onboard you’ll receive impeccable service and full
commentary from your friendly onboard attendant,
and the opportunity to enjoy fresh air in the open-air
Heritage Observation Car.
Vancouver
North
Vancouver
Whistler Mountaineer
MOTORCOACH TRANSFER
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Your Choice of Onboard Experiences
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Unparalleled panoramic views from our
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custom-built Glacier Dome Coach
make this the ultimate onboard experience.
• Assigned seating in single-level dome coach
• Hot breakfast or afternoon tea served at your seat
• Access to open-air Heritage Observation Car
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver and Whistler
Departs May 1-3 and Daily, May 8-October 12, 2009
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North Vancouver to Whistler
7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Motorcoach pick-up in downtown Vancouver*
8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Train boards at North Vancouver station
8:30 a.m.
Train departs North Vancouver station
11:30 a.m.
Train arrives in Whistler. Motorcoach transfer to Whistler Village
Whistler to North Vancouver
2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
A classic rail experience featuring quality
service, extensive legroom and scenic views
through large picture windows.
• Assigned seating in classic rail coach
• Breakfast or afternoon meal served at your seat
• Access to open-air Heritage Observation Car
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver and Whistler
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Motorcoach pick-up in Whistler Village*
Train boards at Whistler station
Train departs Whistler station
Train arrives in North Vancouver. Motorcoach
transfer to downtown Vancouver
*When you select your pick-up hotel during booking, a specific pick-up time will be
assigned and will be indicated on your itinerary.
One-way
Round-trip
ADULT
$199
$299
CHILD (2–11 YRS)
$149
$209
One-way
Round-trip
ADULT
$119
$199
CHILD (2–11 YRS)
$69
$109
Prices are per person in CDN$ and do not include GST or surcharges. US$ at par.
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The Peak of Whistler
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1 night/2 days
Whistler
The best of Whistler in one vacation. Travel
round-trip to Whistler on the Whistler
Mountaineer, enjoy a guided walking tour of the village, a
breathtaking gondola ride to the top of Whistler Mountain for
lunch, and a trip on the brand new Peak 2 Peak Gondola.
Day 1 Vancouver to Whistler by Rail
Enjoy a spectacular three-hour rail excursion on the Whistler Mountaineer in Coast Classic Experience to the resort town of Whistler. On arrival meet your
guide for a one-hour walking tour of the village, then take a 20-minute gondola
ride to the top of Whistler Mountain. Relax amid amazing views from the
Roundhouse Lodge and enjoy lunch at 1.838 metres (6,030 feet). Finish off your
afternoon with a breathtaking return journey on the new Peak 2 Peak Gondola
between the peaks of majestic Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Overnight
in Whistler.
Day 2 Whistler to Vancouver by Rail
Spend a free morning in Whistler, then return to Vancouver onboard the
Whistler Mountaineer in Glacier Dome Experience, with afternoon tea served at
your seat. Your tour ends on arrival in Vancouver.
Vacation Includes:
• Round-trip Whistler Mountaineer rail. Coast Classic Experience Vancouver to
Whistler, and Glacier Dome Experience Whistler to Vancouver
• 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and afternoon tea
• 1 night accommodation
• 1-hour guided walking tour of Whistler
• Admission to the Whistler Gondola and Peak 2 Peak Gondola
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver and Whistler
• Luggage handling
Located amidst the spectacular Coast Mountains
of British Columbia, just 120 kilometres/75 miles
north of Vancouver, Whistler is a charming alpine
village, and home to world-renowned Whistler
and Blackcomb Mountains. Enjoy fabulous shops,
luxurious accommodations, a multitude of restaurants,
championship golf courses, pristine lakes, and limitless
outdoor adventures.
The Whistler Mountaineer
offers a unique way
to discover the
breathtaking scenery
between Vancouver
and Whistler, BC proud hosts of the
2010 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter
Games.
combo experience
Enjoy both onboard Experiences
on the Whistler Mountaineer
Peak 2 Peak Gondola Record Breaking Facts!
Spanning the distance between the top of Whistler
and Blackcomb Mountains.
Departs Daily
May 15–Sep 19
$421
WHISTLER
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
World’s highest lift of its kind, measuring
436 metres/1,427 feet above the valley floor
ACCOMMODATIONS
Longest unsupported span in the world for a
lift of its kind at 3.024 kilometres/1.88 miles
Prices are per person in CDN$ and do not include GST, hotel tax or surcharges.
US$ at par. Prices for singles, triples and children are available on request.
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Full Day Trips
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njoy a relaxing guided walking tour of charming Whistler Village, or experience the beauty of the
West Coast from the air on these Whistler Mountaineer full day trips.
A Guide to Whistler
Whistler Air Adventure
Travel in both Coast Classic Experience and Glacier Dome
Experience and enjoy an informative guided walking tour through
Whistler Village. You’ll stop at the Whistler 2010 Olympic Info
Centre for your picture on the podium, visit the heart of the village
and finish your tour with a sweet treat. Along the way you’ll learn
about the locals, the record-breaking Peak 2 Peak Gondola
construction, and find out how Whistler has grown from a small
ski town to one of the top resort and real estate destinations in
the world.
Travel on the Whistler Mountaineer to Whistler, then experience
a spectacular bird’s-eye view of the Howe Sound fjords, glaciers
of Garibaldi Park and Shannon Falls as you return by float plane to
Vancouver.
Vacation Includes:
• Round-trip Whistler Mountaineer rail. Coast Classic Experience Vancouver to
Whistler, and Glacier Dome Experience
Whistler to Vancouver
• 1 breakfast and afternoon tea
• 1-hour guided walking tour
of Whistler
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver
and Whistler
combo experience
Enjoy both onboard Experiences
on the Whistler Mountaineer
Departs Daily*
May 01–Oct 12
$264
Prices are per person in CDN$ and do not include GST or surcharges. US$ at par.
*The Whistler Mountaineer does not operate May 04–07.
Vacation Includes:
• Whistler Mountaineer Coast Classic Experience or Glacier Dome Experience
from Vancouver to Whistler
• 1 breakfast
• Float plane flight from
Whistler to Vancouver
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver
and Whistler
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Departs Daily*
May 01–Oct 12
$288
$368
Prices are per person based on double in CDN$ and do not include GST or surcharges. US$ at par.
Float plane flight is weather dependent. *The Whistler Mountaineer does not operate May 04–07.
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One Night Adventures
xperience the definitive adventure vacation. If you just have one night to spend in Whistler, these getaway
adventures offer something for everyone, whether you crave the ultimate in excitement, or the freedom to explore on your own.
Whistler Overnight Adventure
Whistler Zipline Adventure
1 night/2 days
1 night/2 days
Enjoy round-trip travel from Vancouver on the Whistler
Mountaineer, and an overnight stay in this vibrant mountain resort.
Whistler’s most popular and exciting eco-adventure tour,
featuring ziplines, suspension bridges and canopy walks,
combined with round-trip travel on the Whistler Mountaineer.
Vacation Includes:
• Round-trip Whistler Mountaineer
Coast Classic Experience or Glacier
Dome Experience
• 1 breakfast and either an afternoon
meal (Coast Classic) or afternoon tea
(Glacier Dome)
• 1 night accommodation
• Rail station transfers in
Vancouver and Whistler
• Luggage handling
Vacation Includes:
• Round-trip Whistler Mountaineer Coast Classic Experience or
Glacier Dome Experience
• 1 breakfast and either an afternoon
meal (Coast Classic) or afternoon tea
(Glacier Dome)
• 1 night accommodation
• Ziptrek Bear Tour (moderate)**
• Rail station transfers in
Vancouver and Whistler
• Luggage handling
**For a more thrilling zipline ride upgrade to the Eagle Tour for an additional $20 per adult.
Departs Daily*
May 01–Jun 25
$283
$391
Jun 26–Sep 12
$293
$391
Departs Daily*
Sep 13–Oct 11
$283
$391
May 01–Oct 11
Nita Lake Lodge
$490
ACCOMMODATIONS
ACCOMMODATIONS
WHISTLER
$385
The Fairmont
Chateau Whistler
WHISTLER
Prices are per person based on double occupancy in CDN$ and do not include GST, hotel tax
or surcharges. US$ at par. Prices for singles, triples and children are available on request.
*The Whistler Mountaineer does not operate May 04–07.
Hilton Whistler
The Fairmont
Chateau Whistler
Prices are per person based on double occupancy in CDN$ and do not include GST, hotel tax or surcharges.
US$ at par. Prices for singles, triples and children are available on request. Some conditions may apply.
*The Whistler Mountaineer does not operate May 04–07.
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Multi-Day Escapes
Pre-Cruise Escape
Best of Both Escape
2 nights/3 days
3 nights/4 days
Why not plan a little extra time and extend your vacation in British
Columbia? This tour is an ideal way to start an Alaskan cruise
vacation, with transportation from Whistler right to your ship.
From cosmopolitan culture to outdoor adventure, experience
the best of both Whistler and Vancouver. This vacation includes
overnight stays in each destination and round-trip travel on the
Whistler Mountaineer.
Day 1 Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver for your overnight stay.
Day 2 Vancouver to Whistler by Rail
Enjoy a spectacular three-hour rail excursion on the Whistler Mountaineer to the
resort town of Whistler. The afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler.
Day 3 Whistler to Vancouver by Motorcoach
Return to Vancouver on a motorcoach transfer along the scenic Sea to Sky
Highway. Your Escape ends on arrival at the cruise ship terminal.
Vacation Includes:
• Whistler Mountaineer Coast Classic Experience or Glacier Dome Experience
from Vancouver to Whistler
• 1 breakfast
• 2 nights accommodation
• Motorcoach transfer between Whistler and Vancouver cruise ship terminal
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver and Whistler
• Luggage handling
Also available as a Post-Cruise Escape
Day 1 Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver for your overnight stay.
Day 2 Vancouver to Whistler by Rail
Enjoy a spectacular three-hour rail excursion on the Whistler Mountaineer to the
resort town of Whistler. This afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler.
Day 3 Whistler to Vancouver by Rail
After a morning at leisure in Whistler, enjoy the return journey onboard the
Whistler Mountaineer. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 4 Vancouver
Your Escape ends with check-out from your hotel.
Vacation Includes:
• Round-trip Whistler Mountaineer
Coast Classic Experience or
Glacier Dome Experience
• 1 breakfast and either an afternoon meal
(Coast Classic) or afternoon tea
(Glacier Dome)
• 3 nights accommodation
• Rail station transfers in
Vancouver and Whistler
• Luggage handling
Departs Daily*
Departs Daily*
Apr 30–May 31
$393
$502
Apr 30–May 29
$456
$714
Jun 01–Sep 30
$404
$522
May 30–Sep 30
$499
$754
Oct 01–Oct 11
$389
$502
Oct 01–Oct 10
$456
$714
VANCOUVER
Sheraton Wall
Centre
The Fairmont
Waterfront
VANCOUVER
Holiday Inn
Sutton Place
WHISTLER
Delta Whistler
The Fairmont
Chateau Whistler
WHISTLER
Summit Lodge
Four Seasons
ACCOMMODATIONS
Prices are per person based on double occupancy in CDN$ and do not include GST, hotel tax
or surcharges. US$ at par. Prices for singles, triples and children are available on request.
*The Whistler Mountaineer does not operate May 04–07.
ACCOMMODATIONS
Prices are per person based on double occupancy in CDN$ and do not include GST, hotel tax
or surcharges. US$ at par. Prices for singles and children are available on request.
*The Whistler Mountaineer does not operate May 04–07.
Multi-Day Escapes
Whistler Rail Escape
Sky, Sea and Rail Escape
3 nights/4 days
4 nights/5 days
Discover the delights of Whistler Village and the spectacular
wilderness beyond on this relaxing three-night escape, with
round-trip travel on the Whistler Mountaineer.
A trip to remember. View the sights up close on the Whistler
Mountaineer and from an aerial perspective on your flights to
Victoria and then to Whistler.
Day 1 Vancouver to Whistler by Rail
Enjoy a spectacular three-hour rail excursion on the Whistler Mountaineer to the
resort town of Whistler. The afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler.
Day 1 Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver for your overnight stay.
Days 2-3 Whistler
Two free days to explore the picturesque mountain resort of Whistler. Overnight
in Whistler.
Day 4 Whistler to Vancouver by Rail
After a morning of leisure in Whistler, enjoy the return journey onboard the
Whistler Mountaineer. Your Escape ends on arrival in Vancouver.
Vacation Includes:
• Round-trip Whistler Mountaineer Coast Classic Experience or
Glacier Dome Experience
• 1 breakfast and either an afternoon meal (Coast Classic)
or afternoon tea (Glacier Dome)
• 3 nights accommodation
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver and Whistler
• Luggage handling
Day 2 Vancouver to Victoria by Float Plane
Enjoy a 30-minute float plane flight to Victoria. This afternoon join a
whale-watching tour. Overnight in Victoria.
Day 3 Victoria to Whistler by Float Plane
Take a spectacular float plane flight to Whistler over the Straight of Georgia and
Coast Mountains. Overnight in Whistler.
Day 4 Whistler to Vancouver by Rail
Join a scenic three-hour afternoon rail excursion onboard the Whistler
Mountaineer to Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 5 Vancouver
Your Escape ends with check-out from your hotel.
Vacation Includes:
• Whistler Mountaineer Coast Classic
Experience or Glacier Dome Experience
from Whistler to Vancouver
• 1 afternoon meal (Coast Classic) or
afternoon tea (Glacier Dome)
• 4 nights accommodation
• Float plane flights to Victoria
and Whistler
• Whale-watching tour in Victoria
• Transfers in Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler
• Whistler Mountaineer overnight bag
Departs Daily*
$460
$752
ACCOMMODATIONS
WHISTLER
$1,126
$1,452
Jun 01–Sep 28
$1,156
$1,472
ACCOMMODATIONS
Departs Daily
May 08–Oct 09
Apr 30–May 31
Hilton Whistler
Four Seasons
Prices are per person based on double occupancy in CDN$ and do not include GST, hotel tax
or surcharges. US$ at par. Prices for singles, triples and children are available on request.
VANCOUVER
Holiday Inn
victoria
Chateau Victoria
WHISTLER
Crystal Lodge
The Fairmont
Hotel Vancouver
The Fairmont
Empress
The Fairmont
Chateau Whistler
Prices are per person based on double occupancy in CDN$ and do not include GST, hotel tax
or surcharges. US$ at par. Prices for singles, triples and children are available on request.
*The Whistler Mountaineer does not operate May 04–07.
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Custom Getaways
C
ustomize your Whistler vacation by selecting your
mode of transportation, accommodation and activities. Just add the prices together and you’ll have your ideal vacation.
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Round-Trip Rail
$199
$109
$299
$209
One-Way Rail with
return by Float Plane
$288
$238
$368
$318
(2 guests minimum)
Enjoy both onboard
Experiences
on the Whistler
Mountaineer
round-trip
combo
experience
$249 ADULT
$159 CHILD
Prices are per person in CDN$ and do not include GST or surcharges. US$ at par.
WHISTLER
Crystal Lodge (Deluxe Room)
Delta Whistler Village Suites (1 Bedroom Suite)
Nita Lake Lodge (Standard Studio)
Hilton Whistler (Hilton Room)
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler (Fairmont Room)
Four Seasons Resort (Hotel Room)
$134-$164
$144
$146
$168-$188
$174
$184
$302
VANCOUVER
Holiday Inn Downtown (Hotel Room)
Sheraton Wall Centre (Traditional Room)
The Fairmont Waterfront (Fairmont Room)
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (Fairmont Room)
Sutton Place Hotel (Sutton Room)
$190-$218
$260-$290
$288-$328
$288-$328
$264-$304
VICTORIA
Chateau Victoria (Hotel Room)
The Fairmont Empress (Fairmont Room)
$184-$216
$190-$428
Prices are per room night in CDN$ based on double occupancy and do not include GST, hotel taxes or
surcharges. US$ at par. Additional room types are available on request.
ACTIVITIES
WHISTLER
Village Walking Tour (1 hour)
Whistler Gondola, including PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola
Ziptrek Bear Tour (3 hours), family friendly
Ziptrek Eagle Tour (3 hours), longer and faster ziplines
ATV Tour (2 hours), 2 guests minimum
2. Prices
All prices herein are quoted in Canadian dollars for the 2009 season and are subject to change
without notice. US dollars are at par. Prices are per person based on double, unless otherwise
indicated, and include hotel porterage charges (if applicable). Single, triple and child rates may be
available on request. Please inquire for details, some conditions may apply.
3. Canadian Goods and Services Tax (GST)
All prices are subject to GST (currently 5%), which will be charged upon confirmation
of booking.
4. Rail-Only and Package Tour Inclusions
The following costs are not included unless otherwise specified: GST, hotel tax, fuel surcharges,
gratuities, alcoholic beverages, meals, room service or other hotel incidentals, items of a personal
nature, and all other items not specified in the tour description. Some conditions may apply
including a minimum number of guests and age and weight restrictions.
a cc o m m o d a t i o n
Summit Lodge and Spa (Deluxe Studio)
The Whistler Mountaineer is operated by Rocky Mountaineer Vacations (RMV), based
in Vancouver, British Columbia. For complete terms and conditions, please refer to
whistlermountaineer.com/terms.
1. General Terms and Conditions
By making payment for any services offered in this brochure, you thereby agree to accept the
terms and conditions to be found in this brochure and online at whistlermountaineer.com.
T r a n s p o r tat i o n
Rail travel onboard
Whistler Mountaineer
te r m s a n d c o n d i t i o n s
$15
$40
$99
$119
$119
Prices are per person in CDN$ and do not include GST or surcharges. US$ at par. Some conditions apply.
5. Possible Alterations
RMV reserves the right to cancel, modify or alter all or any part of its services when necessary or
advisable.
6. Suppliers’ Liabilities
RMV and Armstrong Group (AG) act as an agent for and make arrangements with partner
services to provide you with non-rail travel services and accommodations. Although great care
is taken to choose suppliers, we are unable to directly control them, and therefore we are not
responsible for their acts or omissions.
7. Passport / Visa / Health Regulations
RMV is not responsible for guests refused entry into Canada because of inadequate
documentation. For further information regarding documentation, please contact Immigration
Canada or your travel professional.
8. Luggage Policy
All luggage or articles are accepted and transported for Whistler Mountaineer guests
subject to Rocky Mountaineer Vacations’ luggage policy and the conditions therein. Certain
other tour products featured in this brochure may have baggage restrictions due to either
accommodation style or transportation requirements. Full luggage policies may be found online at
whistlermountaineer.com.
9. Insurance
We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for your holiday.
Please inquire at time of booking.
10. Reservation Policies
Payment Policy
Full and final payment must be received at time of booking. Travel agents please note:
American Express, MasterCard, VISA, JCB and Diners Club are acceptable forms of payment.
Cancellation Charges
If cancellation occurs:
• 61 days or more prior to departure: no charge
• 60 – 46 days prior to departure: 50% of booking price
• 45 – 0 days prior to departure: 100% of booking price
Cancellation charges are subject to GST.
For complete terms and conditions, please visit whistlermountaineer.com/terms.