Whistler ATV Policies

  • Driver’s Licence – Persons going as a single rider must be at least 19 years of age and be fully licensed to drive automobiles in their country of residence without any restrictions. All drivers who are 19 years old will be asked to present their licence at the time of check in.
  • Release of Liability and Waiver Form – It is mandatory for all tour participants to sign a Release of Liability and Waiver Form prior to going on a tour with Whistler ATV. Any participant under the age of 19 must have a parent or guardian present to sign on their behalf.
  • Cancellation Policy – Any cancellations within 24 hours of the tour departure time are subject to a full charge of the tour cost. Whistler ATV reserves the right to cancel or combine any tour due to inclement weather or insufficient bookings. If a booking needs to be rescheduled or is cancelled, no fees will be charged and any refunds will be processed.
  • Age Restrictions – All passengers must be at least 5+ years old to ride as a passenger.
  • Alcohol – Under no circumstance is any person allowed to be under the influence of any drug or alcohol when participating in a Whistler ATV Tour, regardless of whether they are a driver or passenger.
  • Collision Coverage – A zero-deductible $20 collision coverage fee is mandatory for each driver and is due at the time of check in.
  • Pregnancy – Our safety regulations do not allow for any pregnant person to ride as a driver or passenger on ATV or Buggy Tours. We recommend inquiring about a Jeep Tour if you are pregnant and looking to experience a tour with us.
  • Health – Adventure sport activities aren’t recommended for individuals who suffer back or neck pain, heart or respiratory distress, or any pre-existing injuries that may be impacted. Please contact us prior to booking a tour if you are unsure which adventure is right for you.
  • Helmets – It is mandatory for all participants of ATV and Buggy Tours to wear a Department of Transport Safety Approved Full Faced Helmet while on tour – we will provide this as part of your tour.


  • Where do we meet for the tour? Our meeting location is the Brandywine Base Camp which can be found on Google Maps by searching “Whistler ATV Tours”.
  • Are we able to drive ourselves to your base facility? Yes! If you would prefer to drive yourselves to our ATV Base Facility please just let us know at the time of your booking. It is easily accessed 15 minutes south of Whistler in the Callaghan Valley. Click here for a map to our Brandywine Base Facility.
  • What’s included in our tour? All tours include transportation to and from Whistler Village to our base facility in the Brandywine Valley (10-15 minutes south of the Village), helmets, boots, clothing and goggles if required, fuel, machine rental and your guide for the tour – gratuity for your guide not included.
  • What should I wear on the tour? We recommend dressing appropriate for the weather. Meaning a t-shirt if it’s warm and hoodie if it’s colder. A windbreaker, sunglasses and your camera are also a good idea. Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.
  • What riding gear is provided? We provide you with DOT approved helmets, and if required, goggles, gloves, and boots. If you need any additional gear – such as rain gear – we have a variety of sizes for you to use at no extra charge.
  • Can we bring our cameras and GoPros? Of course! Cameras and GoPros are encouraged to help you capture the beautiful Brandywine Valley and surrounding Whistler back-country. Just make sure you have a secure place to store them (trails get dusty!). Some of our helmets do have GoPro mounts on them already. If you get a good shot, don’t forget to tag #WhistlerATV on your social media or @WhistlerATV on Facebook/Twitter and @whistlerATV on Instagram.
  • Do we have to wear a helmet? Yes. Everyone who is riding on an ATV or Side by Side with us must wear a helmet. No helmet, no riding – no exceptions.
  • How old do you have to be to drive? All drivers must have a valid driver’s license. Unfortunately not a learner’s permit. Participants under the age of 19 must also be accompanied by an adult.
  • Do we still go if it’s raining? We run our tours rain or shine and have full rain gear available for everyone on tour.
  • Can you ride if you’re pregnant? Unfortunately due to safety regulations at Whistler ATV we do not permit pregnant women to ride as a driver or passenger on an ATV or Side by Side.
  • Can we ride if we’ve been drinking? Under no circumstance is any person suspected of intoxication permitted to participate as a driver or passenger in any tour. Persons denied participation due to intoxication will not receive a refund.
  • Release of Liability and Waiver Form. It is mandatory for all tour participants to sign a Release of Liability and Waiver form. Any participant under the age of 19 must be accompanied by an adult that can sign on their behalf.
  • What does the collision coverage include? All drivers are required to pay a mandatory collision coverage of $20 per tour. This covers accidental damage to the machine. Group bookings and 3+ hour tours may require an open credit card damage deposit.
  • What is your cancellation policy? We require at least 24 hours notice prior to your tour for any changes or cancellations. Tours cancelled, modified, or booked within 24 hours of departure are liable for the full price of the original booking. Whistler ATV reserves the right to reschedule or cancel any tour due to inclement weather, unforeseeable hazards or insufficient bookings. Full refunds will be made or alternate dates will be offered in these unlikely events.

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