Rent a Motorcycle and Drive to Whistler
Want to travel to Whistler the most exciting way possible? Rent a motorcycle and cruise up the Sea to Sky Highway!
This 270 km journey will take from riding the Pacific Ocean coastline into the Coast Mountains. Experience the panoramic views of ocean and towering mountains all in just a couple hours! Motorcyclists love taking Highway 99 because of the breathtaking views and clean mountain air as you make your way through passes and over bridges to Whistler. Cycle BC is pleased to be able to provide motorcycle rentals to visitors and locals who want to make the trip to Whistler. Riding the Sea to Sky Highway on a motorcycle will be an experience you’ll never forget.
Are you looking for somewhere to go with a group? Whistler Creekside is a great location to host motorcycle shows and rallies. Plan yourself an overnight group trip and stay at one of Lodging Ovations three hotels, Evolution, Legends, First Tracks Lodge. Do you have a group of 20 or more? Get in touch with our group sales department at 604-935-7003 to get a special group rate.
Rental Motorcycle Info
Looking to make the trip up to Whistler? Well, if you need to rent a motorcycle we suggest heading over to Cycle BC Rentals. Cycle BC has Canada’s biggest selection of motorcycles and features a large selection of bikes to choose from including, classic cruisers, refined sport tourers, or adventure bikes. Whatever you want to ride, Cycle BC should have it. They also have a number of sizes so both beginners and professionals can ride.
Places Along the Way to Whistler
Often stated as one of the world’s best stretches of road to drive, the Sea to Sky Highway is a breathtaking experience. Experience a trip like never before as you go from the beautiful ocean views of the Howe Sound into the massive Coastal Mountains. Not only is the drive amazing but there are plenty of stops and viewpoints along the way to Whistler that have become common places for motorcyclists to stop and stretch their legs. Take a look at some of the popular spots to stop on Highway 99:
Lions Bay is situated about 10 kilometres north of Horseshoe Bay. This small coastal community full of artists, writers and musicians is set between the coastal mountains and Howe Sound. Featuring picturesque views and a marina, it makes a pleasant place for a short stop.
The next stop along your way to Whistler is Porteau Cove. Although it does not have a great deal to offer in terms of attractions, it is still an ideal place to stop and take in your surroundings. Porteau Cove is a Provincial Park featuring a number of facilities and activities to appeal to the outdoor enthusiast. Including; camping, a boat launch, a picnic area, windsurfing and scuba diving to name a few. Visit the BC Parks website for more information.
Britannia Beach is famously known as a mining community that was established to support a copper mine. The mine was shut down in 1974, however, in its place is the BC Museum of Mining. Stop in and take an underground tour and pan for gold at this historic landmark. While in Britannia Beach, be sure to enjoy one of the best cups of coffee BC has to offer at Galileo Coffee just off of highway 99, you won't be disappointed! Murrin Provincial Park is also located just 2 kilometres past Britannia Beach, featuring camping facilities and climbing walls.
Just before you reach Squamish you will pass through Shannon Falls, at 335 meters above the Sea to Sky Highway, they are the third highest falls in British Columbia. Shannon Falls Provincial Park has easy access off of Highway 99 makes it a perfect location to stop for a picnic. You can also enjoy cycling, hiking trails, climbing and wildlife viewing.
Squamish is the largest community along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. Located at the end of Howe Sound, it is known as the outdoor recreation capital of Canada. Squamish is famous for mountain biking and is one of the top rock climbing destinations in North America. Featuring water, mountains, valleys and so much more it is the perfect place to stop for any outdoor enthusiast.
The final point of interest on your journey to Whistler, Brandywine Falls, is located just 11 kilometres south of Whistler. This spectacular 70-metre waterfall is not to be missed. The viewpoint also provides you with stunning views of Daisy Lake and the surrounding mountains. This Provincial Park is also a great place to enjoy mountain biking, hiking and a picnic.
For more information of Motorcycle Rentals and touring the Sea to Sky Highway visit the Cycle BC website or contact them via telephone at 1 (866) 380-2453.