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Big White Ski Resort

5315 Big White Road, Big White, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-765-3101
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Great family-friendly powder highway stop!

I had no expectations for Big White, other than the relative ease of getting there. Only an hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TOBoarderGal
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Toronto, Canada
Stunning place so easy to ski and board

Ski in/out resort, Disneyland of the Ski/board world. The whole family had a blast, suits both... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirstylee43
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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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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5315 Big White Road, Big White, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no expectations for Big White, other than the relative ease of getting there. Only an hour away from Kelowna, it's very easy to get to. We chose to rent a car, but there are shuttles from Kelowna. Lots of different terrain to choose...More

Thank TOBoarderGal
BWCR, Communications Coordinator at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi TOBoarderGal, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for Big White Ski Resort. It sounds like you had a great stay, and you got to experience a taste of our especially powdery spring snowfall this season. (Believe it or not,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ski in/out resort, Disneyland of the Ski/board world. The whole family had a blast, suits both skiers and boarders well, room for everyone, lovely wide slopes, powdery snow, beautifully appointed chalets and excellent services. And for those who just want a bit of fun the...More

Thank Kirstylee43
BWCR, Communications Coordinator at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Kirstylee43, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Big White Ski Resort. We really appreciate your kinds words. We're proud to offer families not just a ski holiday but a winter destination vacation - with over 13 adventure activities for families...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here in feb 2017 with my father. We thought the resort was beautiful, the mountain was incredible, and conditions were outstanding. The runs were groomed to perfection, there was never a stitch of ice, and the views were out of this world! Our...More

Thank April W
BWCR, Public Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi April, Thank you so much for your review - we're so glad you enjoyed the conditions, the groomers and the restaurant. There's nothing better than skiing some fresh corduroy while looking out over the mountains! We're sorry to hear that you experienced the resort...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Big White is one of my all time favorite ski resorts in BC. The terrain is diverse, there is something for everyone. The staff is amazing and the on slope accommodations are excellent.

Thank stephanie g
BWCR, Public Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Hi stephanie g, Thank you so much for taking the time to say such kind words about Big White Ski Resort! We're very proud of our diverse terrain - from glades to steeps and everything in between. We hope to see you back next season!

Reviewed 18 April 2017

This our second year up at this mountain and what a great place for the family. Kids loved there instructors and we loved master week.More

Thank Bobby S
BWCR, Public Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Bobby S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Big White Ski Resort. We're happy to see you up here for your second visit and we're glad you enjoyed Masters' week while the kids had fun at our Big white...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stayed for a week over Christmas and loved every minute of it. From the fantastic Black Bear Lodge with a private spa on the patio, to the restaurants that cater for all types and price ranges to the celebrations on Christmas Eve, the staff...More

Thank jnshodges
BWCR, Public Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi jnshodges, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback about Big White Ski Resort. It's great that you got to see our resort all lit up for Christmas time. Christmas is definitely one of our busiest times of year, but...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Big White is an unpretentious family resort with authentic hospitality. Unlike the major ski resorts Big White does not have the feel of corporate commercialization. In addition to families, the resort accommodates groups, with which I traveled. Aside from skiing there are other activities available...More

Thank Leigh J
BWCR, Public Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Leigh J, Thank you so much for taking the time to say such kind words about Big White Ski Resort. We're glad you enjoyed the atmosphere of our resort - we're proud to be a family-run resort and with a relaxed, non-commercial feel. Thanks...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

First time in Big White. What a fantastic week. The snow was great. The ski school was great. The mountain was great with kids. Would highly recommend. Only downsides for me. The accommodation is variable. The runs aren't overly but there is plenty between the...More

Thank Brendon B
BWCR, Public Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Brendon B, Thank so much for taking the time to write a review for Big White Ski Resort! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed skiing our all-natural champagne powder and taking lessons at the Big White Ski & Board School. Thanks for your...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We rented a condo for the 7 of us, ski in ski out... we had a blast! The skiing was terrific the pricing was comparable to any top rated ski resort, every night they had activities for the children to do and there is plenty...More

Thank Merilee G
BWCR, Public Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Merilee G, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your stay at Big White Ski Resort. Spring is definitely an excellent time to visit - this spring the month of March alone saw over 260cm of fresh powder! We're glad you...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Masters Ski Week is a five day program for seniors 55 and older who want fun and a learning opportunity on some of the best ski terrain in the West. Each morning our group headed up with Tony our level 3 CSIA ski instructor....More

Thank Don D
BWCR, Public Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Don, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review on Masters Week at Big White Ski Resort. Masters' Week was a huge success this season - with an extra session even added in late March to keep up with demand! We're happy...More

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BIIslander
What is the easiest Green run for those ready to graduate from the runs off of Plaza Chair. We tried Highway 33 and it was just a bit too hard (steep). Thanks!
22 February 2017|
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Response from BWCR | Property representative |
Hi BIIslander, Thank you for your question - we also recommend that you try out Serwas. Further, if you are interested in scheduling a lesson while you are here, please do not hesitate to contact the Big White Ski and... More
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Liv2Hike
Are there yoga classes offered at Big White?
20 February 2017|
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Response from BWCR | Property representative |
Hi Liv2Hike, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately the resort does not have any yoga classes on offer, but there is a Zumba class offered twice a week, which is led by a certified instructor. Please contact Central... More
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KingJohn_2014
Do you have supermarket for grocery shopping
31 January 2017|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
Only a small one - relatively well stocked but expensive and right in the ski main centre - so you have to carry or bus the groceries to your accomodation. We got initial provisions in Kewlona - ask one of the locals to use... More
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