As Banff visitors travel west from Calgary, the landscape goes from flat plains to the dramatic, sky-piercing Rocky Mountains. From sightseeing chairlifts to gondolas…

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.

The best way to spot wildlife in Banff is with the expert guides at Discover Banff Tours. We know the places they like to hang out, how to safely view, and some pretty cool facts that will entertain you and your family.

Glaciers and snow melt, rivers rise, and rafting is born in the Canadian Rockies – welcome to Discover Banff Tours’ wet and wild adventures with whitewater rafting! Whitewater rafting adventures near Banff gives you three rivers to choose from, and each is accessible, affordable, and full of action-packed adventure.

Banff National Park is a breath of fresh air. During our summer months, many visitors enjoy a leisurely pace to sightsee our turquoise coloured lakes, mountains with hanging glaciers and icefields, and wildlife on our Banff guided sightseeing tours. Check out our Banff summer itinerary to plan your perfect trip!

When should I book my activities in Banff? So you’ve booked your flights to Banff, your hotel room and your airport shuttle… things are starting to shape up for an exciting trip. However, you might be wondering: ‘Should I book my Banff tours and activities in advance or wait until