Big White Ski Resort
Kelowna, British Columbia
Big White - One Horse Open Sleigh
Photo Courtesy of: Big White Ski Resort, BC, Canada
/ Brian Sprout
Big White Resort - Snowmobile
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/Klaus Gretzmacher 

Big White - Village
Photo Courtesy of: Big White Ski Resort, BC, Canada
Transportation to Big White Ski Village:

Whether you are traveling by air or car it is so easy to get to Big White that you won’t have to worry about a thing. Big White is 56 km (35 miles) southeast of Kelowna. You can drive straight to Big White or fly into Kelowna International Airport and take a quick shuttle.

By Air:
Kelowna International Airport is serviced by Air Canada, WestJet, Horizon Air (Alaska Airlines), Central Mountain Air and Regional1. There are non-stop flights to Kelowna daily from Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Seattle as well as flights from many smaller cities in British Columbia and Alberta. Big White is only a quick shuttle away with a frequent and efficient shuttle service taking you directly from Kelowna Airport to Big White Ski Resort (Big White owns the shuttle service) in no time at all.

By Car:

  • To Kelowna
    • From Calgary
      • Take HWY-1 through Banff
      • At Sicamous turn left onto HWY-97A
      • Continue through Enderby on HWY-97A to HWY-97
      • Continue south through Vernon on HWY-97
      • After about 50 km you should be in Kelowna
    • From Spokane
      • Take HWY-395 north to Colville
      • At Colville take HWY-20 west to Tonasket
      • At Tonasket take HWY-97 north to Kelowna
    • From Vancouver
      • Take HWY-1 east to Hope
      • Bear right at HWY-3 East - go 6.5 km
      • Continue on HWY-5 toward Merrit/Kelowna/Kamloops
      • Take the HWY-5A/HWY-97C exit 286 to Kelowna/Merritt/Spences Bridge (HWY-8) - go 0.3 km
      • Bear right onto the HWY-5A S/HWY-97C E ramp - go 0.1 km
      • Turn left at HWY-5A/HWY-97C - go 23 km
      • Bear right at Okanagan Conn - go 0.3 km
      • Continue on HWY-97C E - go 81 km
      • Take the HWY-97 N exit to Westbank/Kelowna/Vernon
      • Continue through Westbank to Kelowna
    • From Seattle
      • Take I-90 east
      • Take HWY-97 north to Kelowna
  • From Kelowna, follow Highway 33 for 32 km (20 mi) until you reach Big White Road. Another 24 km (15 mi) and you will arrive in the main village.

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