The fourth annual GO Fest, Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival, returns on the Victoria Day Long Weekend. Come and spend four days trying different outdoors activities in a beautiful outdoor setting. Get outside and celebrate the convergence of summer and winter at GO Fest, May 19 – 22, 2017.

 

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Whistler's Great Outdoor Festival

  • Go Fest Self-Guided River of Golden Dreams

    Backroads Whistler is proud to be a part of GO Fest with special pricing on select self-guided River of Golden Dreams trips.

    Saturday, May 20 & Sunday, May 21

    This special GO Fest tour will bring participants to unique natural spaces to look, listen and feel. A canoe/kayak paddle down Whistler’s River of Golden Dreams provides the ideal setting for discoveries about freshwater habitat, wetlands and water quality and conservation issues.

    DATES:
    Saturday, May 20 and Sunday May 21

    START TIMES:
    10:30am
    1:30pm

    DURATION:
    3 Hours

    LOCATION:
    Backroads Whistler at Lakeside Park, 3375 Lakeside Road. There is free parking in the area.
     

    AGE GROUP:
    All ages.

    NOTE:
    Canoes must have a minimum of 2 Adults
    Children ages 3 - 11 must be accompanied by a minimum of 2 adults.
    Teenager rate applies to Ages 12 - 19
    PFD’s are included with your rental and must be worn.

    $67.15

    per person, plus taxes

    or speak to us now
    at 604-932-3111

  • GoFest SUP Rentals with Backroads Whistler

    Backroads Whistler is proud to be a part of GO Fest with special pricing on SUP rentals.

    Saturday, May 20 & Sunday, May 21

    Stand up paddle boarding is a very easy sport to learn. First timers seldom fall in. With a few tips from our staff you’re off. Once you get a feel for the board book a lesson with one of our coaches.

    DATES:
    Saturday, May 20 and Sunday May 21

    START TIMES:
    9:00am to 10:00am
    10:00am to 11:00am

    LOCATION:
    Backroads Whistler at Lakeside Park, 3375 Lakeside Road. There is free parking in the area.
     

    AGE GROUP:
    All ages.

    NOTE:
    PFD’s are included with your rental and must be worn while on our boards. Children should be accompanied by an adult.

    $15.00

    per person, plus taxes

    or speak to us now
    at 604-932-3111