7:00pm
Departure Time
1 Hour 40 minutes
Duration
8+
Age
Leisurely
Activity
May-Oct
Season

Spend a spooktacular evening unearthing ghastly ghosts, ghouls and mysterious events lurking in the shadows of the Bow Valley’s historic streets.

Banff ghost walks with an interpretive guide
Photo Credit: Canmore Theatre Productions

Please note that in 2020 only the Banff Ghost Walk is operating, the Canmore Ghost Walk will resume in 2021.

COVID-19 UPDATE
For the health and safety of staff and guests, the following measures are in place:

  • Masks are not mandatory, however they are recommended. Social distancing between participants will be monitored throughout the walk.
  • Guides will use either a face shield and/or a mask.

Take a walk on the other side and explore the Bow Valley’s hidden history on a ghost walk. From haunted hotels to ghost towns, Banff and Canmore are full of things that go bump in the night.

Discover the ghostly past of the Bow Valley on an evening stroll through the paranormal with stories of haunted landmarks, unsolved mysteries and terrifying encounters at hotels. Hear some of the most spine-tingling stories as we stroll along the historic streets, led by a knowledgeable interpretive guide on a daily Banff tour or Canmore tour on Fridays and Saturdays.

Who knows, you may even meet a ghost yourself!

Looking for a tour in French or a private tour?

French language tours and private tours are available on request. Public French tours are available for $32/person with a minimum of four people, and private tours in English or French start at $400 for up to 20 guests with one guide. Please contact us for further details and availability.

Included
  • Interpretive guide
  • Small group size (up to 20 guests per guide)
Days of the Week
  • Daily (Banff)
  • Fridays and Saturdays (Canmore)
Walking Distance
  • 3km (1.86 miles)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Banff Good Earth Coffeehouse
  • Meet at the Canmore Good Earth Coffeehouse

The best parts of the tour for most people include the following:

1

Guided walking tour

Take an evening stroll with an interpretive guide, stopping at key locations in downtown Banff or Canmore.
2

Discover the Bow Valley's hidden history

From haunted hotels to ghost towns, Banff and Canmore are full of things that go bump in the night that you’ll learn about on this tour.
Included
  • Interpretive guide
  • Small group size (up to 20 guests per guide)
Days of the Week
  • Daily (Banff)
  • Fridays and Saturdays (Canmore)
Walking Distance
  • 3km (1.86 miles)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Banff Good Earth Coffeehouse
  • Meet at the Canmore Good Earth Coffeehouse
The tour runs for 1 hour and 40 minutes, beginning at 7:00pm. Please arrive at 6:45pm to check-in for your tour. The tour will finish at approximately 8:40pm.
This tour includes a 1 hour and 40 minute guided walking tour stopping at key locations in downtown Banff or Canmore, and a knowledgeable interpretive guide who will share iconic local ghost stories and lesser known paranormal tales.
Banff tours begin at the Banff Good Earth Coffeehouse, located in downtown Banff at 333 Banff Ave. Canmore tours begin at the Canmore Goodearth Coffeehouse, located in downtown Canmore at 718 8 St. Tours will conclude back at the starting point.
The tour will be around 3 kilometres in length, on flat, paved pathways. There will be a slight elevation gain, and the walking will be at a brisk pace.
The tour is entirely outdoors. Please wear comfortable, appropriate footwear (no heels or open toed shoes) and bring a water bottle. Weather can change quickly in the Bow Valley, and nights are often cool so please dress prepared for rain, shine or cooler temperatures. Please wear/bring warm clothing even in summer months.
There is a 48 hour cancellation policy, which allows you to change/cancel or refund your booking up to 48 hours outside your booked tour (up to 7 days for group bookings).
Tips are not expected, but are certainly appreciated. If you think your guide did a wonderful job and would like to indicate that with a tip, it will be graciously accepted.
Included
  • Interpretive guide
  • Small group size (up to 20 guests per guide)
Days of the Week
  • Daily (Banff)
  • Fridays and Saturdays (Canmore)
Walking Distance
  • 3km (1.86 miles)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Banff Good Earth Coffeehouse
  • Meet at the Canmore Good Earth Coffeehouse
  • The minimum age is 8 years.
  • This tour requires a minimum of 4 participants. Please call 2 hours prior to your tour to confirm that minimum numbers have been met.
Included
  • Interpretive guide
  • Small group size (up to 20 guests per guide)
Days of the Week
  • Daily (Banff)
  • Fridays and Saturdays (Canmore)
Walking Distance
  • 3km (1.86 miles)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Banff Good Earth Coffeehouse
  • Meet at the Canmore Good Earth Coffeehouse
Take a Banff ghost tour led by an interpretive guide
Hear ghostly stories about Banff's past on a ghost walk
Banff ghost walks with an interpretive guide
Canmore Ghost Walk