Big White

Located in the Okanagan Valley near Kelowna, Big White Ski Resort offers some of the best alpine adventure  available in the beautiful province of British Columbia.  Designed as the largest fully ski-in/out resort in the country, Big White accommodations ensure its visitors maintain a close proximity to all 2,765 acres of limitless fun.  With so much family-friendly recreation to be had on this amazing mountain, Big White vacation homes promise the perfect means to relaxation after an exhilarating day spent exploring the 118 trails and five alpine bowls.  Big White rentals offer something for every style, budget and necessity allowing visitors to rest assured that they maximize their vacation. 

Each year visitors flock to Big White to experience the impressive resort that has been awarded notoriety for being Canada's top family-friendly ski resort and for its pristine slopes of amazing champagne powder.  Known for its epic runs, Big White has become a serious contender in the realm of skiing and boarding, drawing crowds from around the globe to experience the winter excitement geared towards all ages and skill levels.  Big White's 16 lifts deliver as many as 28,000 skiers and riders up the mountain each hour, even during the busiest of times.  For the more adventurous visitor, Telus Terrain Park has undergone some recent upgrades to its jumps and rail line.

With an average temperature of -5C, Big White makes it easy to enjoy a seemingly endless list of activities beyond skiing and riding. Situated in Happy Valley, the Mega Snow Coaster tubing park, is the biggest in Canada and provides the ultimate in thrilling snow experiences down its specially groomed lanes.  The ice rink lends a whimsical backdrop for a classic winter's day and with skate rentals onsite its easy to partake in the true Canadian tradition of a friendly game of hockey.  To appreciate the natural splendour that Big White offers, the resorts gives its visitors access to snowshoeing, complimentary mountain tours, sleigh rides, dogsledding and snowmobiling.  Young ones are certain to be delighted with The Kids Centre, Big White's top-notch Ski and Board School and the ever-popular Mini Z's -- miniature snowmobiles suited for those under 90 pounds.   

After a tiring day of discovering the wide open terrain, visitors are treated to a fantastic offering of apres ski entertainment within its charming village.  Host to 18 on-mountain restaurants, cafes, pubs and clubs, Big White delivers an exciting end to any day. 


Big White Activites

Big White Spa

Day Spa

Whether you need to soothe your sore muscles after a full day on slopes or you simply prefer a relaxing massage or treatment to being outside in the snow, Beyond Wrapture at Big White offers a full selection of spa services.

Big White Dog Sledding

Dog Sledding

This is a unique way for children and families to experience Big White's backcountry. The 30 minute ride begins with an orientation and introduction to the dog sled team. After your tour, enjoy some off-harness interaction time with the dogs.

Big White Sleigh Rides

Sleigh Rides

Fun for the whole family, this traditional horse drawn sleigh ride offers enchanting views of Big White's snowy landscapes. The sleigh seats 16 and kids 5 and under ride for free.

Big White Kids Center

Kid's Center

The Big White Kid's Center offers a variety of programs from daycare to ski lessons. With a supervised setting, kids can enjoy age appropriate activities and dining options such as pizza and spaghetti.

Big White Mega Snow Coaster

Mega Snow Coaster

Don't miss out on North America's largest Tube Park. The Mega Snow Coaster features a lift to the top and multiple slopes for guests of all ages.

Big White Mini Z's

Mini-Z's Snowmobiles

What could be more fun than mini snowmobiles? Suitable for children under 90lbs, the Mini-Z's Snowmobiles are located in Happy Valley and provide all the thrills of their full size counterparts. Ask your reservation agent for more information.

Big White Ice Skating

Ice Skating

Big White's two outdoor ponds are open throughout the afternoon and late into the evening. Join in a friendly game of hockey or simply spend time on the ice with friends. Ice skate rentals are available at the Happy Valley Day Lodge. If you plan on bringing your own skates, make sure to have them sharpened before you arrive as this service is not offered.

Big White Snowmobiling


Take this exciting adventure through Big White's spacious backcountry. Riders have the option to each drive their own sled or ride together with a passenger. Guided tours include safety equipment, instruction and a mug of hot chocolate at the end.

Big White Snowshoeing


Guided tours of 90 minutes or 2 hours are available, each providing an up-close view of Big White's beautiful backwoods. Your tour will include a number of breaks to appreciate points of interest along the way and examine various animal tracks and species of wildlife.

Big White Telus Terrain Park

Telus Terrain Park

Designed with riders of all skill level in mind, the Telus Terrain Park features a progressive difficulty design allowing riders gain confidence and advance their abilities at their own pace. Complete with custom boxes, rails, half pipe and a 12 ft. transition wall, there is something for everyone.


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