Small Group Tours in Banff, Alberta
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Popular Spring & Summer Tours

Bus Tour
3 Hours · All Ages

Discover Banff & Its Wildlife

From $82 / person
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Horseback Tour
1 Hour · 8+

Horseback Ride – Bow River 1 Hr

From $86 / person
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Bus Tour
4.25 Hours · All Ages

Lake Louise Spring & Fall Tour

From $97 / person
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Bus Tour
2 Hours · All Ages

Evening Wildlife Safari

From $63 / person
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Sightseeing Tour
5.5 Hours · All Ages

Discover Banff Tour with Gondola

From $168 / person
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4 Hours · 5+

Kananaskis Whitewater Rafting

From $120 / person
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Wagon Ride
3 Hours · All Ages

Wagon Ride + Cowboy BBQ Cookout

$135 / person
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2 Days · 9+

Sundance Overnight – 1 Night

From $799 / person
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Why Choose Discover Banff Tours

Locally Owned and Operated

We love Banff & we’ve been doing this since 1999.

Small-Group Tours

A more personal experience in small groups & vehicles.

Worry-Free Cancellation

Changes and refunds are free & easy.

See What Others Miss

No cookie-cutter tours. See things only our guides know.

Carbon Neutral since 2019

We plan to do more too, see our full sustainability plan.

Banff's Best Package Deals

Book a combo of two or three tours and save. You can even take the tours on different days!
Save $10 per couple

Banff Gondola + Hot Springs

$80 / person
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Save $40 per couple

Kananaskis River Raft + Horseback Ride

$186 / person
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Save $42 per couple

Horseshoe Canyon Raft + Horseback Ride

$190 / person
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What Our Guests Are Saying About Us

Spot the Little Beehive? 🐝

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🔔Snowshoeing!! New bucketlist adventure checked off my list. I always thought snowshoeing looked like the people wearing tennis racquets strapped to the bottom of their shoes. I’m not gonna lie. Before I learned better, this is definitely one of those sports I would have said Black people don’t do. 😂🫠

I’m Southern… snowshoeing is WAY out of my comfort zone. But when I interviewed wecoloroutside on my podcast (Ep.33) a couple of years ago she told me how much her and her family enjoy it so I added it to my list of adventures  to check off one day!  And now I can say I’ve done it and I actually really liked it!!! 

Snowshoes have come a long way. Now they are ultra lightweight and fairly easy to attach to your shoes. 

After almost dying a few times on that first day hike without snowshoes I really saw what a difference having them made, especially for inclines! 

I did this adventure with banfftours at Lake Louise. It was a nice trek up into the hillside in the forest. It was quiet and scenic and a nice way to escape the hustle and bustle of the Fairmount hotel since it’s so popular with tourists.

After the hike you have free time to go out onto the lake and explore more or just relax and have hot chocolate at the hotel. 

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Haaaaave you met Heidi?
She came to guiding fully by accident after travelling the world and returning home. We are so lucky to have her as a guide for many years now. Heidi encourage people to not take for granted where our feet can take us. So even on her "days off" you'll find her hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing and taking any chance to be in the mountains.

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There are only 3 more dates left for our Banff National Park winter tour, but don’t worry, this means that our summer tours are coming soon!

Bookings for both or Banff National Park summer tour as well as our Drumheller tour is open now with dates starting at the end of May. Stay tuned for future updates!

For more information and to book, visit our website - link in bio!

Photo by Lisa Bourgeault

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From the mountains to the sea with youuu 🥳

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Hoping these past couple of weeks is the last of the snow as we enter the spring season, but this is likely wishful thinking!

As we begin to enter a busier season, we encourage riders to check our website and social media for updates! Whether it’s an additional shuttle, start of our summer tours, delays or other news, we will always do our best to make sure you are aware.

A reminder that if you do need to reach us or have any questions, the best way to get a hold of us is through email or giving us a call!

Photo by Kimberly Genest

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As of this season, you can no longer drive up to Morraine Lake to see that famous view in Banff National Park. 

Parks Canada is closing the road to personal vehicles because it was overrun with traffic.  It was so bad that many people couldn’t get there.

So, how do you get there now?

🚍Parks Canada has a shuttle bus to Lake Louise and Morraine Lake from the Lake Louise Ski Resort, where you can park.  It runs June through October.  Book online with Parks Canada in advance.  The shuttle is $8 per adult.

🚍Take a ROAM transit bus from Banff to Lake Louise, then transfer to the Morraine Lake Connector Shuttle.  This costs $25/adult.

🚌Take a guided tour.

TIP:  if you want to see the beautiful turquoise colour of Morraine Lake, wait until late June to go.  The lake can still be partly frozen in early June and the colour isn’t as good until later in the month.

Note that this photo was taken on a late August morning when there was forest fire smoke in the air.

*Save this post for your trip to Banff National Park

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It’s the first day of Aries ♈️!
The day that Z is Dead, and S lives to only Profess 
Our Profession in the Canadian Rockies, and no where else because this is the Top of the Rock in my Heart!

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It’s 2023 and the world will never be the same in the Canadian Rockies! 

Locals woke early one summer morning to the rumble of a massive earthquake deep under the great divide.

Little did they know the earthquake opened a once permanently blocked corridor to a monstrously huge underworld under the Mountain Parks. It’s as though all the weight of the mountains above were magnetically imprinted in a mirror image below! 

The opening found just North East of Devils Gap is a moderate pond that empties into the deep abyss. 

Now that the two worlds are now once again we will now learn about the oldest lost legends of North America. He’s not Sasquatch nor Big Foot. His genealogy is much older than those little buggers! 

The indigenous refer to him as Ponderosa Toe if ya don’t know, and he towers 270ft tall when full gown. 

Some ponds are remnants of where he could of slept millions of years ago before the two worlds were separated by violent earthquakes caused by the vibrations of massive comet passing through the lunar orbit of our Earth.

Being 270 ft tall Apex Predator made him the King of The Rockies like no other before or after his kind actually shaped the landscape!

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In case you didn’t know, Moraine Lake is now officially closed to personal vehicles. There are still multiple ways you can get there, including taking our shuttle to Banff and then hoping on their shuttle system or taking a tour with us! We always recommend that you plan ahead and make sure you know what’s open for you to visit. 

Check out our website for more information on our shuttles and tours – link in bio!

Photo by Aniket Deole

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Banff Tips & Insights

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.
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What To Do In Banff In June

In June the snow is melting, the lakes are thawing and the rivers are filling. It's the perfect time to be outside! Here are our recommended top 6 June activities.
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What To Do In Banff In July

Looking for the best things to do in Banff in July? Summer is here and the heat of the sun brings the heat of our travel season, which is why you need to book ahead. Here are our recommended top 6 July activities.
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