AUSTRALIA DEALS

It's time to Celebarate Winter at Silver Star Mountain Resort!!!

We are pleased to announce the return of our My1Pass for the 2014/15 season, Canada's first all-inclusive season pass and lift ticket.

In addition to unlimited skiing and snowboarding on more than 3065 acres of incredible terrain, all purchased Silver Star alpine lift tickets now include FREE upgrades allowing unlimited access to…

  • 55 km of Pristine Nordic trails,
  • 16 km of marked snowshoe trails,
  • Tube Town Adventure Park and;
  • Ice skating on Brewer’s Pond.

The Fine Print: Unlimited access to Silver Star snowshoeing trails, Nordic trails, Tube Town Adventure Park and Brewer’s Pond skating rink are included in all 2013/14 alpine season passes and all regular single day and multi-day alpine lift tickets. Regular Nordic day tickets and Nordic season passes do NOT include any free upgrades.Passes are non-transferrable and non-refundable (without the purchase of optional insurance with the refundable pass option). Season passes must be paid in full before using facilities

Australian Professional Education (APE) Conferences

APE is a series of professional development workshops hosted in a unique mountain setting. Workshops are focused on:

  • Sharing best practices
  • Building new networks
  • Creating fellowship
  • Connecting with current business & professional trends

Workshop learning is balanced with active alpine activities, unique team building sessions and engaging social functions.Check it out! Summary of presentations 2013. Short bios and photos of the speakers are also available at titles and bios.

Attending APE conferences are people from a range of disciplines including; various medical specialities, legal, finance and accounting, property, business management and others.

For more information on programmes, speaker details and booking information click here.

APE Silver Star dates: January 5 to 9 and January 12 to 16, 2015.
The 2015 theme is RISK.
 

Specialized race training in alpine, skier-cross, moguls, snowboarding and snowboard-cross

FSAC PRESS RELEASE 2014

There has never been a better time to travel to Canada to ski in January!

Silver Star Mountain Resort has revamped the ski improvement program formerly known as Interschools Canada. Now known as Family Snowsports Academy Canada this new program has expanded to include a 4 week option to prepare you for the 2015 Australian Interschools season.

There has never been a better time to travel to Canada to ski in January!

We invite your family to join us at Silver Star in the winter of 2014- 2015 and give your child or school snow sports team the opportunity to enjoy a fantastic overseas family or school snow holiday and the added advantage an overseas Interschools specific training program.

What is the Family Snowsports Academy Canada?

FSAC's on-snow training program at Silver Star Mountain Resort, BC Canada, is a training program specifically designed to meet the needs of children competing in Interschool Snowsports competitions throughout Australia.

The goal of Interschools Canada FSAC is to provide memorable family snow holidays with quality coaching for both kids and parents. The program was originally designed by the School SnowSports Development Foundation (SSDF), the organisers of Interschool events around Australia, and has since been modified to include a Parent's Academy and broader interactive social element off the snow.

Dates Include:   2015 Dates

  • Session 1: Monday 29th of December - Friday January 2, 2015
  • Session 2: Monday 5th of January - Friday January 9, 2015
  • Session 3: Monday 12th of January - Friday January 16, 2015
  • Session 4: Monday 19th of January - Friday January 23, 2015

Something for Parents Too!!!

Each year the FSAC Program offers a Parent's Academy complete with expert on-snow instruction, video review, equipment analysis and more. Evening social functions bring both parents and kids back together with other families from Australia and New Zealand creating strong memories and friends for life.

What is different to other Programs?

  • Coaching: All coaches are handpicked and possess the qualifications, skills and knowledge of the Australian Interschool Snowsports systems that’s required in order to maximise improvement and ensure a fun experience.

  • Facilities: FSAC has custom built training courses and facilities at Silver Star. These courses are built to replicate as close as possible Australian Interschools courses (but with more snow)!

For more information please contact:

Steve Nelson
Business Development Manager
Australia and New Zealand

Direct Line: (61) 3 9012 5417 | Mobile: 0419 355 130
Email: snelson@skisilverstar.com

or email:

info@skisilverstar.com

Come and experience our Canadian Winter Wonderland!

Book your 6 night accommodation and 5 days skiing with us and your 7th night accommodation and 6th day of Skiing is FREE!

Stay longer save more.  Multiply you savings by staying 14 nights for the price of 12 nights.  Ski for 12 days for the price of 10 days. This special if valid from November 27 to December 18, 2014 and January 2 to April 5, 2015.

With great ski-in and ski-out options throughout our Mountain Village, from budget accommodation to luxury….we are sure to find the perfect fit for your Canadian Winter Holiday!

A true CANADIAN experience is awaiting you!

  • 116 runs of incredible skiing & boarding
  • over 100 km of world class Nordic trails
  • Magical horse drawn sleigh rides
  • Snowshoeing through the forest
  • Thrilling snowmobile rides or the mini z park for the kids
  • Tubing with the family (a good Canadian tradition)
  • Skating and some ice hockey on our natural pond
  • Pamper yourself at our Ousia Day Spa and rejuvenate your senses
  • Dine out by candle light in our remote mountain cabins from a horse drawn sleigh ride tour or snow-cat tour.

Our "Book 6 get 7" package is available through the following
Travel Agencies near you!

Travelplan: 1.300.754.754
Skimax: 1.300.136.997
Dive Fish Snow Travel: 1.800.042.195
Mogul Ski World: 1.800.335.724
Blue Powder Tours: 02.9907.1027
Sno'N Ski: 1.300.766.754
Snowcapped: 1.800.766.922

Adventure World: 1.300.295.049

You can also contact Silver Star Holidays at 250.558.6083 or by email: info@skisilverstar.com for full details and to book.

Please quote special code RB

Our Australia Special packages are available to book now for the 2014/2015 winter season.

Valid dates are November 27 to December 18, 2014 and January 2 to April 5, 2015. Not valid for December 19, 2014 to January 1, 2015

All Star Value packages are subject to availability and on new bookings only. Package special including accommodation and lift tickets. Hotel Rooms and 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites, Apartments. Condominiums & Vacation Homes, 2 lift ticket minimum, 3 & 4 Bedroom Condominiums and Vacation Homes, 4 lift ticket minimum. Special Promo available in most properties and unit types. Please ask us for details. Some restrictions may apply.

We've partnered with many major airlines to make it easier for you to get on the snow! With Kelowna International Airport's Runway Extension it will now be easier than ever to get here, more planes, more capacity, more direct routes, less hassle, more time for fun!
 
Kelowna International Airport is serviced by many of the top Canadian airlines — Air Canada, Jazz, WestJet and Alaska Air.
 
For more information on airlines, airline contact details and baggage allowances click here
 
Air Canada - FLY AND SKI THE SAME DAY. Air Canada is Silver Star Mountain Resorts preferred airline for travel from Australia. Air Canada is the easiest option for air travel from Australia as they operate daily non stop service to Vancouver from Sydney on their fleet of Boeing 777's. From Vancouver, it is a short 45 minute jet connection to Kelowna. For more information and specific connection times, contact your preferred travel professional or visit www.aircanada.com.
 

Air New Zealand - Air New Zealand is a very popular option for travel from Australia as they operate non stop service via Auckland to Vancouver. NEW for 2012/13 Air New Zealand has increased the frequency of the non stop flight and will be flying 5 times per week. Connection in Vancouver is seamless. A short 45 hop to Kelowna and you are almost at Silver Star. For more information and specific connection times, contact your preferred travel professional or visit www.airnewzealand.com.

V-Australia - V-Australia flies to Los Angeles from most large Australian cities. From LA, it is a quick hop up the pacific coast to Seattle on their partner airline, Alaska Air. From there, it is a short 45 minute flight to Kelowna. Alaska Air flies 3 flights per day from Seattle to Kelowna. Very good connection times are available with this option. For more information and specific connection times, contact your preferred travel professional or visit www.alaskaair.com.

Qantas - Qantas flies to many major USA cities but the most convenient connection to Kelowna is via Los Angeles. As with V-Australia, it is a quick hop up the pacific coast to Seattle or Vancouver with numerous convenient connections to Kelowna from there. You may also want to consider the option of connecting in LA onto their code share partner, WestJet. WestJet is the Virgin Blue of Canada and is a highly recommended airline. For more information and specific connection times, contact your preferred travel professional or visit www.qantas.com.au.

Many other connections and airline combinations are available to get to Kelowna International airport (YLW). Be sure to check with your preferred travel professional for further information and advice.

Upon arrival in Kelowna, Silver Star Mountain Resort is only 55 minutes from Kelowna International Airport. Frequent ground shuttle service is operated by Silver Star Holidays.

Immigration

International visitors to Canada must carry a valid passport and, if required, a visa. Citizens from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Mexico, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia and others do not require a visa to enter Canada. Visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for a complete listing of countries whose citizens require visas to enter Canada. To learn more about Canadian customs regulations, visit the Canada Border Services Agency website.

‘Why Silver Star?’ We offer the ultimate Canadian winter experience with superb ski-in ski-out accommodation and 7 meters of 100% natural snow each winter. Our variety of terrain featuring 115 marked trails, a progressive park and the renowned backside, make Silver Star the ideal destination for everyone, from beginners to adrenalin junkies. When the lifts close, there are loads of family events and activities for all ages, plus an array of restaurants and bars to choose from.

Dry champagne powder and stunning terrain

Explore 3,065 acres (1,240 hectares) of varied terrain serviced by 12 lifts. Skiers of all levels love the perfectly groomed runs and wide open spaces of Vance Creek. But, if you want to be challenged, jump on the high speed Powder Gulch Quad and access the double black diamonds and steep chutes on the back side.

ROCKSTAR Park is the most progressive terrain park in BC. It’s a winter playground for skiers of all levels with plenty of small and big jumps and a huge selection of features to master your tricks on.

Each night, our award winning grooming team delivers immaculately groomed runs. Nightly winch-cat grooming on the back side, creates steep fall line cruising that will leave you breathless.

When the sun goes down the lights come on at Silver Star. Every Friday and Saturday night, we provide 4 km’s of groomed and lit trails for night skiing accessed by the Summit and Silver Queen Chairs. For more on night skiing click here.

Easiest 15%
Intermediate 40%
Difficult 35%
Extreme 10%
 

Meticulously groomed trails and stunning views combined

Each year, early in November, 105 km of trails at Silver Star and Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre come alive with nordic enthusiasts from around the world. Our trails are guaranteed to keep even the most avid nordic skier occupied for the whole season.

Silver Star has been dubbed as the best early snow destination anywhere. With consistent early snow, meticulous grooming, excellent facilities, and ski in ski out accommodation, it’s no wonder the Canadian and USA National Cross Country and Biathlon Teams have selected Silver Star as their early season training centre.

We're for families

Your family will fall in love with Silver Star’s warm hospitality and fairytale village -  where service and friendliness are as honored as the values of a time gone by. It’s the size of your smile that counts at Silver Star.

We have daily events and activities complete with special guest appearances from our famous Mascots. Our unique, kid friendly ski areas include runs like ‘peanut trail’, and our endless family activities include horse drawn sleigh rides, snow cat dinner tours, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and mini snowmobiles!

Enjoy our champagne powder, world class grooming and friendly atmosphere in a true winter wonderland. Silver Star is blessed with a variety of terrain to satisfy everyone from cruisy groomers to the steep and deep of our famous ‘backside’.

Our Adventure Centre is renowned for keeping your little ones happy with programs designed especially around their needs and ages – a guaranteed way to have them in your ear “Please just one more day mom”.

Rockstar Terrain Park is guaranteed to keep your teens testing their skills and learning as they go for days on end in a safe and progressive terrain park environment. From there it’s movie night or straight to the private hot tub in your condo, while you enjoy your pre-ordered and delivered grocery service complete with a well deserved glass of wine – Or perhaps our Guest Services team have arranged a babysitter and dinner reservations at the Silver Grill for some ‘mom and dad time’ - After all it’s tough keeping everyone happy… right?

BEATON FAMILY (pictured above)
February 11th, 2011
What's not to love?
Dry silky powder, cruisey groomed to steep and deep double blacks,
awesome terrain parks (where our kids love to hang),
a family friendly winter wonderland,
intimate, kiddie-safe, it has it all,
that's why we'll be back!

"Mark, Brigitte, Isabelle and Charles Beaton of Jindabyne"

Our "Book 6 get 7" package is available through the following
Travel Agencies near you!

Travelplan: 1.300.754.754
Skimax: 1.300.136.997
Dive Fish Snow Travel: 1.800.042.195
Mogul Ski World: 1.800.335.724
Blue Powder Tours: 02.9907.1027
Sno'N Ski: 1.300.766.754
Snowcapped: 1.800.766.922

Adventure World: 1.300.295.049


The perfect way to become more intimate with the mountain


Meticulously groomed trails and stunning views


A favorite pastime for winter enthusiasts


Fun for all ages!


Your dream day awaits


Take a magical tour along Silver Star’s pristine wilderness trails


Experience the magic of Brewer’s Pond


Silver Star's Mini Sleds are perfect for your young ones!


Experience the Silver Star back country like never before


We supply BIG inner tube sleds with safety handles, you supply the camera


Canada's highest altitude art gallery


For some 'you' time


Enjoy the boardwalk and shops of our quaint village


Strengthen, Unwind, Relax

 

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