5 Must-Try Experiences in Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks is a truly magical spot – an award winning pedestrian only, ski through village with 1,728 hectares of terrain, also making it Canada’s second largest ski area. Known for it’s light, dry powder and no crowds and lift queues, you’ll quickly understand why Sun Peaks is consistently ranked one of the top resorts in Canada.

Not shy of receiving an accolade, this stand out resort has received numerous:

Top 10 Best Winter Trips 2019 (Global)
– Named by National Geographic, 2019 (Article)

Best for Beginners in Canada
-Named by The Telegraph, 2019 (Article)

Best for Beginners in Canada, #1
– Presented by Holidays with Kids, 2019

Best Village in Canada, #1
– Presented by Holidays with Kids, 2019

Canada’s Most Charming Winter Villages
– Named by msn.com, 2019 

Best Terrain Park
– Presented by Snow-Online.com, 2018

Top Two North American Ski Resorts by Net Promoter Score
– Presented by The Ski Club of Great Britain, 2017

Experience winter off the slopes with one of Sun Peaks adventures. Whether you’re seeking adrenaline or looking for the quiet peacefulness of the outdoors, their line-up of activities delivers on all levels. We’ve compiled a list of 5 of our favourite activities that you can do at Sun Peaks this season.

Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride

Sit back cuddled under the covers and take in the sights and sounds of the village and surrounding area. Whether by day or night, a horse-drawn sleigh ride is always a highlight. This is the perfect family activity as all ages can enjoy it.

Dog Sledding

Live the dream of feeling the raw power of Alaskan Huskies pulling the sled through the Canadian Winter Wonderland that is the backcountry of Sun Peaks Mountain Resort. This exhilarating tour is something you’ll want to experience at least once as you’re taken on a magical trip through almost enchanted lands.

Guided Ice Fishing

Spend an afternoon or evening on a fully-guided ice fishing adventure with Elevated Fishing Adventures. This experience is ultimately Canadian, you will have the opportunity to walk across a frozen lake, drill a hole into ice, peer down and see Rainbow Trout swimming as they cruise around the lures dangling below. Try your luck at catching a few of the hard-fighting and great tasting wild Rainbow Trout.

Fondue Dinner & Starlight Descent

Go for a twilight ride up to the newly renovated Sunburst Bar + Eatery mid-mountain restaurant for a fondue dinner and live music. After a delicious Swiss dining experience, make your way down the lantern-lit five-mile ski run glittering in the moonlight. This is a must-do activity at the resort!


If you’re a thrill seeker you’re going to want to try snowmobiling at Sun Peaks. The tours take you on a ride through the backcountry where you’ll get to ride on trails, past open frozen lakes, and clear meadows. If you sign up for the nightly wiener roast, you’ll get to complete your evening with a campfire cookout at the McGillivray Lake cabin.

Sun Peaks is offering an incredible 30% off Early Bird deals for the 2021 season. There is also a ‘Peace of Mind‘ booking guarantee in place with a 100% deposit refund guarantee on many properties, for bookings made by 31st August*. Kids also SKI AND RENT FREE*!