BANFF'S PREMIER TOUR & ACTIVITY COMPANY

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Locally Owned & Operated

Book direct. Look for this badge displayed on tours and activities we own and operate.

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Super-small groups

No crowded buses here. Small groups, so you get a more intimate experience.

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Guides are Banff Gurus

Our guides can fill you in on the most enthralling stories behind every Banff destination & attraction.

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See what others miss

These aren’t cookie cutter tours. Our guides will show you things you may not find on your own.

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Local Experts

Helpful and hardworking staff who truly love Banff. 20 years experience on the largest selection of tours and activities.

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Best Price Guarantee

We own and operate many of the Banff tour and activity companies, so you'll find the best price by booking direct.

OUR MOST POPULAR TOURS & ACTIVITIES

Whitewater Rafting
Whitewater Rafting
Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding
Wildlife Tours
Wildlife Tours
Sightseeing Summer
Sightseeing Summer
Sightseeing Winter
Sightseeing Winter
IceWalks
IceWalks

Sleigh Rides

Join us on a sleigh ride through the Banff mountain meadows with your family, friends or loved ones for
Dec-Mar
Throughout the day
Ice skate on Lake Louise on the winter Discover Lake Louise Tour with Discover Banff Tours $78

Discover Lake Louise

A vast frozen lake surrounded by sparkling snow and an amphitheatre of snow-dusted mountain peaks - Lake Louise is
Dec-Apr
10:15am
Johnston Canyon Icewalk with Discover Banff Tours $76

Johnston Canyon Icewalk®

Water cascades into this narrow canyon in the heat of summer, but in the winter the thundering falls freeze
Nov-Apr
8:30am, 1:30pm
The interactive tour allows you to feed wolfdogs at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary near Banff in the Canadian Rockies $56

Wolfdog Sanctuary - Interactive

Come enjoy an up-close and intimate look at wolves and wolfdogs on this semi-private guided sanctuary tour with plenty of
Year Round
10:30am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm
Banff Snowshoeing Race with Discover Banff Tours $79

Snowshoeing Tour to Paint Pots

First time snowshoeing? This easy 3-kilometre trail through Kootenay National Park to see the historical Paint Pots is the
Nov-Apr
1:30pm

Paradise Basin Snowmobiling

A full-day guided snowmobiling tour in Panorama, BC, up to Paradise Basin at 8,000 feet through the forest with
Dec-Apr
10:00am

Kicking Horse Powder Express

The Powder Express takes you straight from your hotel in Banff to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, one of the
Dec-Apr
6:40am

Banff Helicopter Flights

A once in a lifetime experience to fly over mountain peaks, alpine meadows, pristine lakes and to the "Matterhorn
Year Round
Throughout the day

Discover Grizzly Bears

Meet Boo at the Grizzly Bear Refuge! Seeing a bear in the flesh is a thrilling moment that will
Jun-Sep
8:30am
Wildlife Evening Safari Elk $56

Evening Wildlife Safari

Where do you find the animals of Banff when the sun goes down? Your guide will know! So keep
Apr-Oct
5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, (varies seasonally)
Take a guided horseback ride along the Bow River with Discover Banff Tours in the Canadian Rockies $64

Horseback Ride - Bow River 1 Hr

A 1 hour horseback ride along the Bow River and past the natural sulphur hot springs flowing from the Cave
Apr-Oct
9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm
Banff Sightseeing Gondola $64

Banff Sightseeing Gondola

Soar to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a modern gondola cabin for breathtaking 360 degree views, 5 minutes
Year Round
Throughout the day
$84

Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

See two of the world's most beautiful lakes including iconic Lake Louise - famous for its jewel-like water nestled
Apr-Nov
8:00am, 1:00pm

Guided Signature Hikes

With hundreds of hiking trails how do you know which one to choose? Come with us! Our guides have
Jun-Oct
8:00am

Horseshoe Canyon Whitewater Rafting

Calling all adventure lovers - there’s no better way to get the adrenaline flowing than big waves! Jump into
May-Sep
8:15am

Columbia Icefield Parkway Tour

Travel along the world famous Icefields Parkway Highway and see, touch and even taste an ancient glacier on this
Apr-Oct
8:00am

Float + Banff Chairlift

Combo Package; take a scenic float along the Bow River, then ride a chairlift up to 7,000' overlooking Banff.
Jun-Sep
3+

Raft + Chairlift

Combo Package; raft along the family-friendly Kananaskis River, then ride an open-air chairlift to 7,000 feet overlooking Banff. Included:
Jun-Sep
5+

Banff Tour + Gondola

Combo Package; experience the picture perfect viewpoints of Banff before soaring up to a mountain summit for 360 degree
Apr-Nov
All Ages

Horseback + Gondola + Hot Springs

Combo Package; saddle up for a riverside ride, soar up to a mountain summit and soak in mineral hot
Apr-Oct
8+

Wildlife Tour + Chairlift + Lake Cruise

Combo Package; look for wildlife on a twilight tour, ride a chairlift to 7,000' and cruise Banff's largest lake. Included:
Jun-Oct
2+

Banff + Lake Louise Tours

Combo Package; experience the picture perfect viewpoints of Banff and the world-famous Lake Louise and Moraine Lake.  Included: Discover
Apr-Nov
All Ages

Horseback + Gondola + Lake Cruise

Combo Package; saddle up for a riverside ride, soar up to a mountain summit and cruise on Banff's largest
May-Oct
8+

Raft + Horseback

Combo Package; raft along the family-friendly Kananaskis River, then take a horseback ride along the scenic Bow River. Included: Kananaskis River Whitewater
May-Sep
8+
Wildlife Evening Safari Elk $56

Evening Wildlife Safari

Where do you find the animals of Banff when the sun goes down? Your guide will know! So keep
Apr-Oct
5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, (varies seasonally)

Kananaskis Whitewater Rafting

You'll get splashed by the frothy swells of the rushing river but it won’t wash the smile off your
May-Sep
1:30pm
$84

Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

See two of the world's most beautiful lakes including iconic Lake Louise - famous for its jewel-like water nestled
Apr-Nov
8:00am, 1:00pm

Guided Signature Hikes

With hundreds of hiking trails how do you know which one to choose? Come with us! Our guides have
Jun-Oct
8:00am

Columbia Icefield Parkway Tour

Travel along the world famous Icefields Parkway Highway and see, touch and even taste an ancient glacier on this
Apr-Oct
8:00am

Deluxe Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

This evening tour gives you more time to wander and soak up the beauty of Lake Louise and Moraine
May-Sep
3:30pm

Banff Helicopter Flights

A once in a lifetime experience to fly over mountain peaks, alpine meadows, pristine lakes and to the "Matterhorn
Year Round
Throughout the day

Horseback Ride + Cowboy BBQ Cookout

Ride along the base of Sulphur Mountain to a delicious cowboy BBQ cookout at 3 Mile Cabin. First you'll
May-Sep, Sept-Oct
11:30am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm

LATEST BLOGS

5 Things Our Guides Want You to Know About: The Icefields Parkway

If you’ve never felt small while being surrounded by towering, mystic giants before, buckle up for the Icefields Parkway. Named among top drives in the world by National Geographic and Lonely Planet, the Discover Banff Tours’ Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour brings you to new heights and ancient geology.

What To Do In Banff In May

Looking for the best things to do in May? Our furry neighbours are waking up, feeding on berries in the low valley bottoms and giving wildlife watchers a show! As summer inches closer lakes start to thaw and it’s the perfect time for water activities such as whitewater rafting and lake cruises.

What To Do In Banff In April

Looking for the best things to do in Banff in April? Spring is just around the corner in Banff and as the snow thaws we start to transition towards summer activities. Here are some of the best, from horseback rides to glacier adventures and wildlife tours.

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