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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 Resort, but was Off Season

We thought that we would take a drive to Big White to see what it looked like, as we have never... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
matwaites
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Vancouver, Canada
Awesome skiing!

Big white has a great ski school with super friendly instructors. There is a lot of great terrain... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Ava M
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great snow” (52 reviews)
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5315 Big White Road, Big White, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought that we would take a drive to Big White to see what it looked like, as we have never been there before. With it being off season in between the Winter and Summer season, it was quite quiet up there, with just a...More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mat, Thank you so much for coming to visit us during the summer! It is absolutely pretty quiet up here while we wait for the summer season to kick off on June 28, but we are excited for the hiking, biking and events to...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Big white has a great ski school with super friendly instructors. There is a lot of great terrain to ski on and provides everything for all people, from beginners to the advanced! There are so many great runs and picturesque scenes. I would definitely give...More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ava, thank you so much for your review, we're so happy you had a great time on the mountain and especially with the ski school. Looking forward to hopefully seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We flew into Kelowna and used Discover Okanagan Tours for our shuttle services. We stayed at the Black Rock Manor which is a condominium unit. We usually book stand alone homes or chalets so this was a new experience for us. Was slightly noisier than...More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tkona62, thank you for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed the skiing on the mountain and the wonderful snow we had at the end of March! You're so right in that Kelowna airport is such a calm and relaxing experience compared to other...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

We have visited Big White twice now - December 2016 and December 2107 and each time we have had a ball. The snow is fantastic and we were blessed with a number of bluebird days. Even though we were there over Christmas, it never felt...More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you jodidella, we're so glad to hear that you had a wonderful time over Christmas and can't wait to welcome you back this Christmas. Fingers crossed that you'll have more wonderful snowfall along with bluebird days to enjoy! See you soon.

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Big white is a good all round Mountain to ski. Good supply of various terrain for all levels of ski experience. I would say it more family orientated than for the purist!More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vernons79, thank you so much for your review and we're glad you've been enjoyed the varied terrain. As Canada's favourite family resort, we are definitely family-oriented but endeavour to welcome everyone to the mountain and ensure they have a wonderful time. We look forward...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Been to big white more than a few times but never did the Friday night deals. It's an amazing deal! The hill and the snow are amazing! The lights give you enough to ride and it's an amazing feel and something you should experience at...More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rob, thank you so much for joining us for the Friday night deals - you're right, it's definitely the most fun you can have for $10! So glad you made the most of it and hope to see you next season.

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We love skiing and boarding here but the hill needs to get a grip on the pot smokers, there is too many of them and it smells really bad, especially on the chair where you move into their smoke. There is now where to move...More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 1and2planker, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review - we are so sorry to hear about this incident. You're right, there is no way to move away from the smoke on a chairlift and it makes the situation very...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

With is being my first time boarding in Canada, I was impressed! I came over to do an Instructors training programme and my 3 months were like no other. The variation of terrain in Big White is excellent, for beginners there is happy valley and...More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michael, Thank you so much for choosing Big White for your instructor training program - we're so glad you enjoyed your 3 months in resort, the quality of the snowfall and the variety of terrain! You're so right in that the wonderful instructors of...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Big white is run by senior management that care that you had a great experience. They offer great lessons packages with very affordable pricing. The lifts typically do not have long wait times and the skiing quality ranks very high.

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Big D Y, thank you so much for your visit. You're right, our senior management is very invested in ensuring that each guest has a wonderful time at Big White. We're looking forward to welcoming you back to the resort again in the future!

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

I was here on a solo boarding trip in January and scored! I called in and booked direct with Big White Central Reservations. Compared to similar trips in many popular Utah and colorado destinations I think this place is a Gem of a deal. Central...More

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bigwhiteskiresort, Guest Relations Manager at Big White Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Soulsurfingbrian, Thank you so much for your review. Stoked that you scored on the ski-in, ski-out deals and that you enjoyed the White Crystal Inn. We're looking forward to welcoming you back again in the future with more great deals!

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Imua_Warriors
March 23, 2018|
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Response from BWCR | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. This is an average from 2007-2012 on the temperature and snowfall throughout the season. Avg Min Temp Avg Max TempTotal Snowfall Dec -10.5C (13.1F) -6.5C... More
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chloegsr
January 9, 2018|
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Response from Bobby S | Reviewed this property |
Have done it a few times the sleigh rode is about 45 minutes long. The dinner wasn’t great. I felt sorry for the horses. Save your money
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Stella S
November 29, 2017|
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Response from bigwhiteskiresort | Property representative |
Hi Stella S, We cant wait to see you in December! There is no need to hire a car to get around our village. The village is laid out so that everything is conveniently accessible by walking. We also have a free on mountain... More
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