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Wildlife Viewing

Viewing our wildlife is one of the most popular and exciting activities for visitors to Banff National Park.  We see wildlife on over 95% of our tours.  
Elk, deer and coyotes are commonly seen on the Evening Wildlife Safari and while we do see bears occassionally, your best chance to see a grizzly bear is on our Grizzly Bear Refuge Tour.

The Discover Banff Tours Experience

  • We operate smaller buses so you have more interaction with the guide and everyone has a great view.  
  • We can stop more frequently to capture those spectacular photos at the Rockies most scenic locations. 
  • We see wildlife on many of our tours and binoculars are provided so you can have a closer look.

Evening Wildlife Safari

While watching for wildlife of all sizes on this Evening Wildlife Tour, hear stories about the challenges of protecting animals and their habitat in Banff National Park.  On the each bus are binoculars, antlers and animal hides to touch, feel and use.... READ MORE

Discover Grizzly Bears

Visit the Grizzly Bear Refuge, home to orphaned grizzly bear 'Boo'.  Included is an education and interactive tour of the 22 acre habitat and the opportunity to view a grizzly bear interacting much as they do in the wild; foraging, hunting, playing, swimming, snoozing and exploring.  A full day tour including gourmet lunch at Canada's highest resta... READ MORE

Evening Wildlife Safari (Fall)

Our Fall Wildlife Watching Tour departs slightly earlier to take advantage of the twilight hours; the best time to watch for wildlife.  In the Fall, the annual elk rut can make for exciting viewing as the males with racks wrestle and bugle to build their harem of females.... READ MORE