The journey to Whitewater is almost as good as the destination itself.
Whitewater Ski Resort is located 22 km south of the city of Nelson. Head south out of Nelson along Highway 6 for approximately 12 km until you see the sign for Whitewater Ski Resort. Turn left and head up the mountain for another 10 km. Be prepared to lose cell service & wifi; it's time to reconnect with nature and those around you.
Cost: $9 one way / $14 round trip
Online booking closes at midnight the night before. Please note that times are subject to change.
Pre-booked seats are non-refundable on the day of travel. If you require a refund, please email firstname.lastname@example.org more than 24 hours before your booking begins.
Please note that times may vary slightly based on bookings, so please be ready at the time below to ensure the quickest guest experience at pick-up locations.
|Prestige Inn||8:00 am|
|Prestige Lakeside Resort||8:05 am|
|Whitewater Downtown Office||8:10 am|
|Adventure Hotel||8:15 am|
|Best Western||8:20 am|
|The Hume Hotel||8:25 am|
|Alpine Inn and Suites||8:30 am|
|Arrival at the Ski Resort||8:50 am|
|Departs the Mountain||3:00 pm & 4:45 pm|
Guests 12 and under MUST be accompanied by someone 13 years or older. If you are requiring handicap assistance or plan to transport large amounts of gear please provide us with 24-hour advance notice so that we are able to ensure there is the proper transportation provided. If you are within the 24-hour period please contact email@example.com.
New Traffic Flows
Whitewater has 5 parking lots to access its base resort operation and nordic facilities, and there are a few changes to traffic flow this season. We ask all guests to review the recommended travel paths when navigating the resort to ensure smooth arrivals and departures.
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|Spokane||3 hours||240 km||149 miles|
|Kelowna||4 hours||356 km||221 miles|
|Kamloops||6 hours||457 km||284 miles|
|Calgary||7 hours||614 km||382 miles|
|Vancouver||7.5 hours||657 km||408 miles|
|Seattle||7.5 hours||689 km||428 miles|
Kootenay Gateway Spokane-Nelson Shuttle
Kootenay Gateway offers a 15-person shuttle every Thursday through Monday
from December 17, 2022 - March 26, 2023 (excludes Christmas and New Year's Day).
Departing from Nelson
|Castlegar Sandman||7:35 am|
|Rossland Prestige||8:00 am|
|Red Mountain Resort||8:15 am|
|Approximate arrival at Spokane International Airport||11:00 am|
|Departing from Spokane|
|Spokane International Airport||2:30 pm|
|Red Mountain Resort||5:30 pm|
|Rossland Prestige||5:45 pm|
|Castlegar Sandman||6:15 pm|
|Approximate arrival in Nelson||6:45 pm|
Nelson’s nearest airport is the West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar,
35 minutes away, with direct flights to Vancouver.
|Airports||Location||Distance to Nelson|
|West Kootenay Regional Airport||Castlegar, BC||44 km||27 miles|
|Canadian Rockies International Airport||Cranbrook, BC||231 km||144 miles|
|Spokane International Airport||Spokane, WA||240 km||149 miles|
|Kelowna International Airport||Kelowna, BC||346 km||215 miles|
|Calgary International Airport||Calgary, AB||619 km||385 miles|
|Vancouver International Airport||Vancouver, BC||661 km||411 miles|