Due to an electrical issue, Silver King chair will not be running today. Sorry for the inconvenience. 

Getting Here

The journey to Whitewater is almost as good as the destination itself.

Whitewater Ski Resort is located 22km south of the city of Nelson. Head south out of Nelson along Highway 6 for approximately 12km until you see the sign for Whitewater Ski Resort. Turn left and head up the mountain for another 10kms, be prepared to lose cell service and wifi and reconnect with those around you.

Whitewater Shuttle

Cost: $8.50 one way / $12 return

Online booking closes at midnight the night before. Guest must have a valid lift ticket or season pass to ride the shuttle. Please note that timings are subject to change

Pre-booked seats are non-refundable on the day of travel. If you require a refund, please email info@skiwhitewater.com more than 24hrs before your booking begins.
Please note that times vary slightly based on bookings so please be ready at the time below to ensure the quickest guest experience at pick-up locations.

Departure Point Run
Safeway

9:05 am

Prestige Inn 9:05 am
Prestige Lakeside 9:05 am
Whitewater Down Town Office 9:10 am
Adventure Hotel 9:10 am
The Best Western 9:10 am
The Hume Hotel 9:15 am
Alpine Inn and Suites 9:15 am
RETURN
Departs the Mountain 3:00pm

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 info@skiwhitewater.com

By Car

Please note that these times are for reference only until leisure travel is recommended by the BC Government and local health authorities.
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Departure City

Time (hours)

Kilometers Miles
Calgary 7 614 382
Vancouver 7.5 657 408
Kamloops 6 457 284
Kelowna 4 356 221
Spokane 3 239 149
Seattle 7.5 689 428

BY PLANE

Nelson’s nearest airport is the West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar, 35 minutes away, with direct flights to Vancouver. Please note that these times are for reference only until leisure travel is recommended by the BC Government and local health authorities.

Airport Location Distance to Nelson
West Kootenay Regional Castlegar 44 km / 27 mi
Canadian Rockies International Cranbrook 231 km / 144 mi
Kelowna International Kelowna 346 km / 215 mi
Spokane International Spokane, WA 240 km / 149 mi
Calgary International Calgary, AB 619 km / 385 mi
Vancouver International Vancouver 661 km / 411 mi