9:30am, 2:00pm
Departure Time
3.5-4 Hours, 2.5-3 Hours
Duration
16+
Age
Active
Activity
Dec-Mar
Season

A half or full-day guided snowmobiling tour in Panorama, BC, up to Paradise Basin at 8,000 feet through the forest with spectacular mountain views.

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This is your ideal snowmobiling tour if:

  • You need a ride to get there – we’ve got transport. (you can also drive yourself)
  • You want to see a little of everything on tour including: incredible mountains, icefalls, wildlife and a historic town, and free time to play!
  • You are planning to snowmobile between Dec-Mar

After some practice time at the base area on your 65 HP snowmobile, your guide will lead you up a groomed snowmobile trail through old-growth forest and open slopes for a spectacular view of Panorama Mountain Resort and the surrounding peaks of the lovely Toby Creek Valley.

No experience is required for these tours, and all include breathtaking groomed scenic trails through old growth forest, a spectacular 100′ frozen waterfall, and the opportunity to see wildlife.

Included
  • Collision insurance
  • Helmet and goggles
  • Professional Guides
  • Driving training session
  • Trail fees
Meal
  • BBQ Lunch (full day tour only)
  • Snacks
Transport Options
  • + Transport (Banff)
  • Meet at Toby Creek Adventures (Panorama, BC)
Guide Quote

Jonathan's Pick

"A combination of spectacular views and the adrenaline rush during free play time in the powder bowls... awesome!" - Jonathan , Owner & Founder

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

1

Choice of driver or passenger

Take control of your own machine, or ride as a passenger on the 65 HP snowmobiles.
2

Guided snowmobiling tour up to 8,000'

Visit the remnants of an early 1900’s Silver Mining Town located at the top of the mountain at 8,000 feet with plenty of wildlife and an incredible 1oo’ icefall.
3

Mountain top meal

Enjoy a delicious snack on the half day tour or sumptuous BBQ lunch on the full day tour at the cozy comfortable alpine cabin while you watch the ravens soar on the breeze.
Included
  • Collision insurance
  • Helmet and goggles
  • Professional Guides
  • Driving training session
  • Trail fees
Meal
  • BBQ Lunch (full day tour only)
  • Snacks
Transport Options
  • + Transport (Banff)
  • Meet at Toby Creek Adventures (Panorama, BC)
Guide Quote

Jonathan's Pick

"A combination of spectacular views and the adrenaline rush during free play time in the powder bowls... awesome!" - Jonathan , Owner & Founder

Tours departs from Toby Creek Adventures’ operations base near Invermere, British Columbia, about 2 hours from Banff. The full-day tour runs for 3.5-4 hours, and the half-day tour runs for 2.5-3 hours. Please arrive at the base 30 minutes prior to your tour start time.
Your tour includes snacks, experienced and friendly guides, riding instruction, newer model 65 HP snowmobiles, minor collision insurance for up to $500 in incidental damages, and use of warm boots, a DOT certified snowmobile helmet and goggles. The full-day snowmobiling tour also includes a BBQ lunch and free play time in Paradise Basin. Snowsuit rentals and transport from Banff are available as an optional additions.
Transportation is available from Banff for an additional fee. For guests that are self-driving, please meet at the Toby Creek Adventures’ operations base at 9:00am, which is located at Panorama Mountain Village near Invermere, British Columbia, approximately 2 hours south-west of Banff. Detailed driving directions will be provided in your booking confirmation.
You should wear your own warm winter gear (i.e ski wear, ski gloves and hats). Warm boots, a DOT approved snowmobile helmet and goggles are provided at no charge, and snowsuits are available to rent for an additional fee if needed. A major credit card is required as a security deposit.
Most of the guests are first-timers so you will receive a comprehensive safety briefing and instruction on how to ride your snowmobile safely.
Not at all, there are no gears to change, just a simple gas and brake, and there are even heated handlebars for your comfort!
All bookings include a 65 HP snowmobile that can seat two people. Guests can upgrade to a high performance snowmobile for an additional cost which can be selected during the booking process.
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 14 days for group bookings of 9 or more people).
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
  • Collision insurance
  • Helmet and goggles
  • Professional Guides
  • Driving training session
  • Trail fees
Meal
  • BBQ Lunch (full day tour only)
  • Snacks
Transport Options
  • + Transport (Banff)
  • Meet at Toby Creek Adventures (Panorama, BC)
Guide Quote

Jonathan's Pick

"A combination of spectacular views and the adrenaline rush during free play time in the powder bowls... awesome!" - Jonathan , Owner & Founder

  • Minimum age for a driver: 16 years.
  • Minimum age for a passenger: 5 years.
  • A standard release of liability is required for all participants. A parent or guardian must complete a liability release for persons under 19 years of age.
  • A credit card is required on the day for the security deposit.
  • Photo ID may be required for identity verification.
  • A minimum of four drivers is required to confirm transport from Banff.
Included
  • Collision insurance
  • Helmet and goggles
  • Professional Guides
  • Driving training session
  • Trail fees
Meal
  • BBQ Lunch (full day tour only)
  • Snacks
Transport Options
  • + Transport (Banff)
  • Meet at Toby Creek Adventures (Panorama, BC)
Guide Quote

Jonathan's Pick

"A combination of spectacular views and the adrenaline rush during free play time in the powder bowls... awesome!" - Jonathan , Owner & Founder

Stunning views on a full day Paradise Basin snowmobiling tour in the Canadian Rockies
Start with instruction on the practice course on the Paradise Basin snowmobling tour
Ride your snowmobile along the snowy trails at Paradise Basin
Big and small groups are welcome on the full day Paradise Basin snowmbiling tour in the Canadian Rockies
Enjoy free time in the Powder Bowl on the Paradise Basin snowmobiling tour in the Canadian Rockies
Relax at the Alpine Cabin on the Panorama Paradise Basin Snowmobiling Tour
Relax in a cosy heated alpine cabin on the Paradise Mine snowmobiling tour in the Canadian Rockies
Warm up for lunch in the heated alpine cabin on the Paradise Basin snowmobiling tour in the Canadian Rockies
Snowmobiling Tour in Panorama, BC