When fall turns to winter and the temperatures drop below freezing, canyons turn into detailed, Narnia-like ice valleys that create the best icewalks in Banff. Discover Banff Tours offers three winter Banff icewalks and each gives a different perspective. So which will you choose?

The old saying in Banff goes, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait 20 minutes.” Alberta temperatures are notorious for their unpredictable fluctuations and when traveling in the Rocky Mountains you never know what the weather will do next. So what should you pack when you visit Banff? Here are a few tips.

We’ve come a long way from the days when the only way to get from Calgary to Banff was on horseback. You’ve now got a lot more options to choose from and whether you choose to drive, take a shuttle service, a bus, private transfer or taxi, the journey is truly spectacular.

Iconic to the great white north and our most popular activity is dogsledding. These docile and well-trained animals take you on a journey like no other through our Rocky Mountains but book early! Dogsledding tours sell out well in advance.

Our guides know the best ways to explore Banff and the surrounding area. So it serves as no surprise, that the best way to hike Banff is with Discover Banff Tours’ knowledgeable hiking guides in small guided groups.

As Banff visitors travel west from Calgary, the landscape goes from flat plains to the rolling foothills, and then into the dramatic, sky-piercing Canadian Rockies. So, what about the views from the top? Well, luckily in Banff, we have two great gondola and sightseeing lift options for viewing the Rocky Mountains.

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!

If you’re reading this article, I bet you’re wondering: when exploring Banff, is it better to see the sights with an experienced local guide, or go your own way? Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages to doing it on your own versus going on a tour.