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Big White Ski Resort

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Address: 5315 Big White Road, Big White, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-765-3101
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Booking a Big White vacation is easy with Big White Central Reservations,...

Booking a Big White vacation is easy with Big White Central Reservations, Big White's largest on mountain booking agency. Select from a wide range of ski-in ski-out accommodation, from economy to executive with private hot tub units, we have something to suit all budgets and tastes. Take advantage of discounted lift tickets, lessons and equipment rentals, find great special offers, book airport transfers, select airline flights and on mountain activities all through our one stop, full service booking agency. If you're driving, parking in resort and at all properties is FREE!

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Best ski resort by far.

I have skied many of the European resorts but this beats them all by far. Great pisted runs. Good selection from easy to very hard. Amazing off piste with vast areas of open... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
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Kintbury, United Kingdom
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Kintbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I have skied many of the European resorts but this beats them all by far. Great pisted runs. Good selection from easy to very hard. Amazing off piste with vast areas of open space to some awesome tree runs. More snow than I have ever see and great great powder. My only bad comment is it can be cloudy but... More 

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear Brent B, Thank you for providing such thoughtful and thorough feedback regarding your recent stay at Big White Ski Resort. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and that you were able to experience all the varied terrain our mountain has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! More 

Sydney,Australia
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123 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We stayed in Big White for six weeks. It was definitely too long a period to stay. Apart from skiing for 3 hours a day (weather permitting - which could also be an issue), there wasn't anything much to do when you aren't skiing. We would walk to the village from our condo, maybe have a hot chocolate or a... More 

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear dulcieb, Thank you for sharing your review with the travel community, we really appreciate your feedback. We are sorry to hear that our resort did not exceed your expectations. We hope that you have chance to visit Big White Ski Resort again during another visit to British Columbia and that you can experience some of the other activities offered... More 

Kapaa, Hawaii
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Big White is about an hour from the Kelowna Airport. If you book through the resort, you can schedule a shuttle to and from the airport for a reasonable fee. The village is small but very well laid out and there are quite a few ski in ski out units to stay in. Even though the village is a little... More 

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear Surferinparadise, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with the travel community. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the varied terrain and the many shops and restaurants that make up the fabric of our resort community. We are thrilled you took pleasure in the great Okanagan Champagne Powder and we hope to welcome you back... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Pros: Loved the resort as the snow was fantastic!! There is a wide selection of green, blue and black runs, well-groomed. Great choice of restaurants. Feb-March there are v short/no lift queues, not many people out on the runs, lovely as you're not constantly dodging people like in the Alps Cons: Not much atmosphere! The Treehouse and The Woods try... More 

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear Emily N, Thank you for taking the time to provide such great feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Big White Ski Resort. We are pleased to hear that your stay was so enjoyable and that you took pleasure in the varied terrain and minimal lift-lines. We can certainly look in to the option of providing louder music... More 

Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My wife, our three young adult children and I skied Big White Feb 29-Mar 4, 2016. The order was tall to satisfy a snowboarder, a freestyle park addict and three expert skiers that have skied the US, Canada and Europe. Big White delivered on their promise with a wide variety of natural and groomed terrain and the impressive Telus Park.... More 

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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

First timers to Big White from Australia and loving it. The snow this year is incredible - you can ski anywhere and there is so much to chose from with very little crowds (no doubt it might be different in peak season). Everyone is incredibly friendly and there are a number of great restaurants to chose from. Easy to get... More 

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear kazandandrew, Thank you for taking the time to provide such great feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Big White Ski Resort. We are pleased to hear that your stay was so enjoyable and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Let it snow! More 

Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

You only ever take this type of tour if you are prepared to have things go wrong. We had a couple of occasions where we went off the trail, but our guide sorted it each time without an issue. We even had one incident that resulted in my pillion passenger getting dizzy and crook, but that was the result of... More 

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anthony B, Thank you for providing such thoughtful and thorough feedback regarding your recent stay at Big White Ski Resort. We are glad you enjoyed your snowmobile experience with Chris and we hope to welcome you back for more adventures soon! More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Big White is great - awesome skiing, nightlife is good, all the staff are friendly and the mountain is well set out. A good variety of runs.

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear Luke C, Thank you for sharing your review with the travel community. We really appreciate your feedback and we are glad to hear that you continuously enjoy the varied terrain here at Big White Ski Resort. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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98 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We were a group of 5 skiers and one non skier. We stayed at Snowy Creek lodge. This was a bit dated and was not ski in ski out- as we were led to believe. It had great views over the valley. The skiers had the best time, great snow. Unfortunately for me I gave up on the Snowlimo after... More 

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear Susan, We am glad to hear the skiers in your group had a great time and enjoyed some of our Okanagan Champagne Powder! Further, we greatly apologize about your experience with the SnowLimo. The Activity Provider who is contracted by Big White Ski Resort was away for a couple of weeks. Unfortunately, this means that his stand in our... More 

Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This was my 6th trip to big white in the last 8 years. There is a reason we drive 7 hours from Seattle to get here- Big White is fantastic! The snow is always good no matter when we come. The atmosphere is relaxing and everyone is really nice and helpful. I find that even when its busier (we have... More 

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BWCR, Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this review

Dear reneek22, Thank you for taking the time to provide such great feedback regarding your recent visit to Big White Ski Resort. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy visiting our resort year after year and that you continue to make the trip from Seattle, Washington. We would love the opportunity to host you again in the near future.... More 

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