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20% OFF Sightseeing Tours
10% OFF Banff & Canmore Icewalks
10% OFF Snowshoeing (Marble Canyon & Paint Pots)
10% OFF Banff Sleigh Rides

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Banff Tour + Gondola

Discover Banff & It's Wildlife Tour + Banff Gondola
per person
Apr-Nov
All Ages
Discover Lake Louise

Banff + Lake Louise Tours

Discover Banff and Its Wildlife Tour + Discover Lake Louise
per person
Dec-Apr
All Ages

Banff Tour + Gondola

Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour + Banff Gondola
per person
Dec-Apr
All Ages
Discover Banff Tour

Banff Tour + Afternoon Icewalk

Discover Banff and its Wildlife Tour + Johnston Canyon Icewalk (PM)
per person
Dec-Apr
8+
Snowshoeing to Marble Canyon

Morning Icewalk + Afternoon Snowshoe

Johnston Canyon Morning Icewalk + Snowshoeing at Marble Canyon
per person
Dec-Apr
8+
Johnston Canyon Icewalk

Morning Icewalk + Banff Gondola

Johnston Canyon Morning Icewalk + Banff Gondola
per person
Nov-Apr
8+
Banff Trail Riders Public Sleigh Ride

Sleighride + Hotsprings + Gondola

45min Sleigh Ride + Banff Hot Springs Pass + Banff Gondola
per person
Dec-Mar
All Ages
Banff Tubing at Mt Norquay

Tubing + Hotsprings + Sleighride

Tubing at Banff Mt. Norquay + Banff Hot Springs Pass + 45 min Sleigh Ride
per person
Dec-Mar
4+
Dogsledding in Banff

Lake Louise + Dogsledding

Discover Lake Louise + Great Divide Dogsledding Tour at 12pm High season rates may apply.
per person
Dec-Apr
All Ages
Skiing at Panorama Mountain Resort in Panorama, British Columbia

Ski + Sled

Panorama Ski Shuttle + Paradise Mine Snowmobiling Tour
per person
Dec-Mar
12+

Discover Banff & Its Wildlife

Keep your eyes peeled for deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep on this morning tour of the highlights of Banff (while the bears are sleeping).  Build a connection to our World Heritage Site as you visit Banff's landmarks, learn its history and view wildlife in their natural winter habitat. The tour will include some of the most scenic and historically significant highlights of Banff such as the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner Lookout, Hoodoos Viewpoint and Lake Minnewanka. A complete orientation to Banff and a great tour for seeing wildlife in the morning!
per person
Dec-Apr
8:30am
3 Hours
Lake Louise Winter Iceskating
Most Popular

Discover Lake Louise

A vast frozen lake surrounded by sparkling snow and an amphitheatre of snow-dusted mountain peaks - Lake Louise is postcard-perfect in winter.  Lake Louise transforms into a real life snow globe in the winter that has to be seen to be believed. On this full day tour you’ll have plenty of time to explore on your own: borrow our snowshoes and explore the many trails, wander the shoreline and take in the iconic views, and warm up with a hot drink or a leisurely lunch at the elegant Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel. To make the most of your visit, rent a pair of ice skates and skate on the frozen lake - an authentic Canadian experience! From late January to mid March you can even skate around an impressive ice castle and ice sculptures. Horse drawn sleigh rides
per person
Dec-Apr
10:15am
7 Hours
Sightseeing Surprise Corner Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Discover Banff & Its Wildlife

Uncover the secrets of a historic mountain haven with a local guide leading the way as you gaze at stunning views and visit Banff's key landmarks. The Town of Banff is an island of culture and history, surrounded by a sea of untamed wilderness. This tour enriches your visit with stories of 11,000 years of history, hidden in these rugged hills. Navigate a half-day journey to some of the most important landmarks in the area. You'll stop at the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and the “oh wow!” view at Surprise Corner. Venture down peaceful pine-scented trails and learn about wildlife habitat and behaviour. Ask as many questions as you like, as our guides are experts and love to share their knowledge.  Don’t forget your camera - we spot wildlife on 95% of these tours.
per person
Apr-Nov
8:30am
3 Hours
Moraine Lake in Summer
Most Popular

Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

A jewel-like lake nestled between sky-scraping peaks - Lake Louise will make you stop in your tracks in awe. These stunning alpine lakes look too beautiful to be real. On this sightseeing tour you will visit the "Jewel of the Canadian Rockies", Lake Louise, and the world renowned Moraine Lake, both of which are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of their priceless natural beauty. Wander the shoreline at Lake Louise and see the Victoria Glacier and the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel, and then snap some shots of Moraine Lake in the beautiful Valley Of The Ten Peaks. Join your guide for a short walk up the Rockpile at Moraine Lake, where you'll find the iconic view that was once on the back of the Canadian $20 bill. During the afternoon your guide will weave
per person
Apr-Oct
1:30pm
4 Hours
Emerald Lake Lodge on the Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Tour with Discover Banff Tours

Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls Tour

This amazing full-day tour takes you to the most treasured spots in Banff and Yoho National Parks to explore the land and the stories it holds. Soaring mountains, stunning lakes and breathtaking waterfalls await you on a tour that explores the stunning lakes and streams of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. From the history of the Canadian railroad to Takakkaw Falls (the second-highest waterfall in Canada!), follow the trails through a park whose name means “awe” in the Cree language. Explore the evolution of the land and discover how it has shaped the appearance of the natural wonders found in these spectacular mountain settings as you visit highlights such as Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Emerald Lake and Takakkaw Falls.
per person
May-Oct
9:30am
10 Hours
Banff Sunrise Photography Tour at Two Jack Lake

Banff Sunrise Photography Tour

Learn how to photograph a Banff sunrise like a pro at the breathtaking mountain landscape of Two Jack Lake on this beginner photography tour. This two and a half hour photography workshop will guide the beginner photographer through essential camera settings and exposure techniques used by the professionals to capture a stunning landscape image. Upon arrival at Two Jack Lake, approximately 1 hour prior to sunrise, your photography instructor will begin your session with an introduction to the technique and process of sunrise photography. We’ll discuss how your camera settings such as shutter, aperture and ISO impact your image and how to use your histogram to get the perfect exposure. After the introduction, your instructor will assist you in finding a composition that is well balanced for landscape photography. Enjoy the remainder of the workshop taking the opportunity to
per person
Jun-Sep
Varies, before sunrise
2.5 Hours

Deluxe Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

The pale turquoise hue of Lake Louise comes from sunlight reflecting off mountain-dust particles suspended in the glacial melt-water. It's a natural wonder that you just can’t stop staring at. https://youtu.be/_OrZ1Fg5Nls Lake Louise and Moraine Lake are two of the most gorgeous lakes in the world. This deluxe tour gives you more time to soak up their beauty. Take your time meandering through the Bow Valley Parkway and then savour an early barbecue dinner in the fresh air at the rustic Baker Creek Mountain Resort. We’ll visit at one of the quietest times of the day, so you can avoid the crowds. And there will plenty of time to wander on your own. You can also enjoy an interpretive nature walk around the shoreline with your certified guide. After marveling at Moraine Lake from a scenic viewpoint, you’ll head
per person
May-Sep
3:30pm
6 Hours
Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour

Columbia Icefield Parkway Tour

Travel along the world famous Icefields Parkway and see, touch and even taste an ancient glacier on this thrilling full day Icefields adventure. Sit back and enjoy the ride along the Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most stunning scenic drives. Because you don’t have to navigate or watch the road, this tour lets you to focus on the amphitheatre of mountains towering above. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife at the edges of the forest. Afterwards, dig into a hearty mountain picnic and take a photo stop at Peyto Lake - famous for its stunning pale milky-turquoise hue. Climb aboard the Ice Explorer (a six-wheeled behemoth of a vehicle) and drive across the surface of this glittering sheet of ice. Getting thirsty? You’ll have a chance to drink pure, cold water straight from the glacier.
per person
Apr-Oct
9:30am
10 Hours
Wildlife Evening Safari Elk
Most Popular

Evening Wildlife Safari

Where do you find the animals of Banff when the sun goes down? Your guide will know!  So keep your eyes peeled for twilight wildlife encounters. As the sun sets behind the craggy peaks, the wildlife of Banff National Park become more active in the cool hours before dark. We see wildlife on 95% of our tours, so this is your best chance to get up close with some of Banff’s wildest residents. Your guide will lead a safari to the hotspots where you are most likely to see Rocky Mountain creatures. You might spot an elk sauntering across a clearing, a mountain goat perched high on a ridge, and sometimes even a grizzly bear snuffling through a berry bush. You’ll also learn about how the park protects these animals and their natural habitat from many threats to the
per person
Apr-Oct
5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm
2 Hours
Grizzly Bear Tours, Banff

Discover Grizzly Bears

Meet Boo at the Grizzly Bear Refuge! Seeing a bear in the flesh is a thrilling moment that will stay with you long after you’ve left the mountains. Meet Boo, a bear with paws the size of hubcaps, a mouth full of sharp teeth and enormous muscles moving beneath his shaggy fur. He saunters slowly through his 20-acre habitat in the Rocky Mountain bush, allowing you to watch him explore, hunt and forage just like his wild cousins. You’ll also hear his personal story and learn about grizzly bear behaviour during your visit to the largest enclosed grizzly bear habitat in the world. The tour includes stops at gorgeous Takakkaw Falls (the second highest waterfall in Canada!) and stunning Emerald Lake. We’ll also take a gondola ride up to the top of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, where you’ll enjoy
per person
Jun-Sep
8:30am
10 Hours
Canada Place Vancouver Western Canada Explorer

Western Canada Explorer

This one-way guided overnight tour from Banff to Vancouver (or Vancouver to Banff) takes you through the still-wild west of Alberta and BC. The first pioneers attempted to lasso the wilds of Western Canada with long stretches of railway track. The steep rocky terrain fought back and, at times, the mountains seemed too enormous to tame. With blood, sweat, tears and dynamite they carved a path through the sky-piercing peaks. The route is still used to this day. Now you can journey in modern comfort in a deluxe mini coach, traveling through four of Canada’s earliest national parks. The tour includes stops in Lake Louise and the famous Spiral Tunnels, Giant Cedars Boardwalk, Glacier National Park, the Cascade Mountains and the Gold Rush country along the Fraser River. our guide weaves tales of what it was like to live and
per person
May-Oct
Banff 8:00am (MST), Vancouver 2:00pm (PST)
2 Days
Banff sightseeing

Discover Banff & Lake Louise – Fall Colours

The fall is a fantastic time for sightseeing and viewing wildlife in Banff National Park. Foliage color start to change, the first hints of winter begin to appear and a low sun makes photographic opportunities more dramatic. This time of the year also heralds tremendous activity with the local elk population because of the rutting season.  This tour will give visitors a chance to see a few of Banff's highlights as well as spend an hour at Lake Louise for short walks and exploring on your own. Throughout the tour as we move from Banff to Lake Louise and return your guide will do their best to point out local wildlife and explain what its like living in a national park with animals sometimes literally, on our doorsteps!
per person
Oct-Nov
12:30pm
5 Hours
Hourly rides and backcountry horseback vacations
Most Popular

Horseback Ride – Bow River 1 Hr

A 1 hour horseback ride along the Bow River and past the natural sulphur hot springs flowing from the Cave & Basin - the original historic hot springs. Ride along the tranquil Bow River – an area home to wildlife in amongst the thick marshes and grassy meadows. And if you look up, you might spot an eagle or hawk soaring through the sky. Pass by the historic Cave and Basin – the birth place of Banff National Park. Here craggy rock walls surround pools of bubbling thermal water. And of course, as you follow the winding trail on this ride, you’ll get unspoiled views of the magnificent Rocky Mountains the entire time.
per person
Apr-Oct
9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm
1 Hour
Horseback Ride Spray River Banff Trail Riders

Horseback Ride – Spray River 1 Hr

Our guides will lead you past roaring Bow Falls where you will cross the tranquil Spray River, followed by a partial climb up Sulphur Mountain. Breathe in the pine-spiced mountain air as you approach the Bow Falls. You’ll also pass by the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course on this ride – one of the most immaculately manicured courses in Canada. Continue along the edge of the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course, and cross through the waters once more. A partial climb up Sulphur Mountain brings you through a wooded residential area and back to the corrals. The most unique feature of this trip is crossing the Spray River. On hotter days, your horse may even decide to cool itself off by splashing water onto its belly – it’s an experience unlike anything else.
per person
May-Oct
9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
1 Hour
Banff Tubing at Mt Norquay

Banff Mt Norquay – Tubing

Ever flown down a snow-covered hill with the wind rushing through your hair and looked down to see an inflated tube? If not, you should try it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rfcd858YPN8 Whether you’ve never touched skis or a snowboard, or just want to try something different, snow tubing is a great way down the hill at Banff Mt Norquay. The snow tube park, the first in the Banff area, has a magic carpet and large sliding lanes to go down along with your group of friends or your family. It’s a unique way to enjoy the slopes, and another reason to call Norquay home this winter. The tube park also has a small sliding area, and a kids play area. So there’s even more to do on the tubing hill for your little ones.
per person
Dec-Apr
10:30am – 4:00pm
Open Ticket
Hiking Lake Louise

Guided Hikes

With hundreds of hiking trails how do you know which one to choose? Come with us! Our guides have picked their five favourite 'signature' trails. We have selected what we consider the best of the best when it comes to getting out there and spending time in the backcountry of the Rocky Mountain National Parks. From the explosion of wildflowers in the spring, to the clear glacier views in the summer, to the brilliant golden of the larch trees in the fall, hiking in the Rockies should not be missed. Our Interpretive Guides' priority is having a safe, fun and informative tour that connects you more to where you are visiting. We hike in small groups which is recommended for safety to reduce wildlife encounters. Hiking time is between four and six hours, which includes an alpine picnic lunch. Please
per person
Jun-Oct
8:30am
7 Hours
Banff Climbing

Via Ferrata Explorer – 2.5 Hours

Step out of your comfort zone and join your guide up on the mountain on the Explorer Route up to 2,235 metres at the Banff Mt Norquay Via Ferrata. On this guided high-alpine climbing experience you'll be introduced to the equipment, ascend a few pitches, and cross the suspension bridge. Rest assured, no experience is required as this is a guided experience and the Norquay Via Ferrata is designed to accommodate both beginners seeking a taste of the alpine and those who already have a little alpine experience. This 2.5 hour loop takes you up to 2,235 metres above sea level and is great for those who are slightly limited on time, or are looking for an introduction to Via Ferrata. The Norquay Via Ferrata is conveniently located a five minute drive from the Banff townsite on the cliffs
per person
Jun-Oct
9:00am, 10:00am, 3:00pm, 3:30pm
2.5 Hours
Banff Rock Climbing
Most Popular

Via Ferrata Ridgewalker – 4 Hours

To get a greater feel of heights, exposure and the full Via Ferrata experience, become a Ridgewalker on this half-day guided alpine climbing excursion! The Ridgewalker Route crosses the suspension bridge and heads up the Banff Mt Norquay cliffs, climbing Memorial, Sol and Vista buttresses. Rest assured, no experience is required as this is a guided experience and the Norquay Via Ferrata is designed to accommodate both beginners seeking a taste of the alpine and those who already have a little alpine experience. This 4 hour loop takes you up to 2,300 metres above sea level and is great for families. The Norquay Via Ferrata is conveniently located a five minute drive from the Banff townsite on the cliffs above the Mt Norquay Ski Resort.
per person
Jun-Oct
8:30am, 10:00am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm
4 Hours
Banff Mountaineering

Via Ferrata Skyline – 5 Hours

The Skyline Route includes an exciting high traverse on a sheer rock wall, a scenic ridgecrest trail walk and an “airy” 55m suspension bridge. The effort is amply rewarded at the top with outstanding panoramic views of Canada's iconic Rocky Mountain peaks. With Banff as a backdrop over 1000 metres below, walk the uber-scenic ridgecrest trail as it leads you back to the Cliffhouse Bistro to celebrate your mountaineering accomplishments. This 5 hour loop takes you up to 2,450 metres above sea level. The Norquay Via Ferrata is conveniently located a five minute drive from the Banff townsite on the cliffs above the Mt Norquay Ski Resort.
per person
Jun-Oct
8:30am, 9:30am, 12:00pm
5 Hours
Via Ferrata

Via Ferrata Summiteer – 6 Hours

The “Summiteer” is the pinnacle Via Ferrata adventure and traverses an alpine ridge crossing a 3-wire suspension bridge over a gaping chasm. A continuation of the Skyline Route, this 6-hour route traverses the alpine ridge, crossing an impressive couloir on a 3-wire suspension bridge to reach the summit pitch. With Banff as a backdrop over 1000 metres below, walk the uber-scenic ridgecrest trail as it leads you back to the Cliffhouse Bistro to celebrate your mountaineering accomplishments. Experience 360-degree views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains as you enjoy lunch on the East Summit of Mt Norquay - an apres-climbing platter and beverage at Cliffhouse Bistro is also included. This 6 hour loop takes you up to 2,450 metres above sea level and is great for those seeking a challenge. The Norquay Via Ferrata is conveniently located a five minute drive
per person
Jun-Oct
9:00am
6 Hours
Snowshoeing to Marble Canyon

Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon

Your snowshoes crunch on fresh powder as you hike past Marble Canyon's 40-metre deep gorge. This half-day tour is an easy afternoon introduction to snowshoeing in Kootenay National Park where you can admire the dramatic colours of Marble Canyon, worn away over centuries by the rushing waters of Tokumn Creek. Search for snowshoe hare, moose and wolf tracks while exploring how the landscape is changing and animals are adapting. After this crisp winter walk, enjoy a uniquely Canadian treat: hot maple taffy poured into snow to make a sweet frozen dessert.
per person
Dec-Apr
1:30pm
4 Hours
Banff Horseback Rides

Horseback Ride – Sundance Loop 2 Hrs

Ride along the Bow River, past the Cave & Basin hot springs and up to the Windy Knoll viewpoint. This ride is an extension of our 1 Hour Bow River Ride, which rides along the tranquil Bow River – an area home to wildlife in amongst the thick marshes and grassy meadows -  and passes by the historic Cave and Basin, the birth place of Banff National Park. Here craggy rock walls surround pools of bubbling thermal water. The ride then continues with fantastic scenery as you climb up Sulphur Mountain around the Windy Knoll viewpoint before returning to the stables.
per person
Apr-Oct
9:30am, 12:00pm, 2:30pm
2 Hours
Horseback Rides in Banff

Horseback Ride – Bow Valley Loop 3 Hrs

This ride offers the greatest variety of scenery from the Cave & Basin area to a thick, lush forest. As you follow the trail, you’ll get to gaze up at sky-piercing mountaintops, thick alpine forests, rolling hills and jagged rock formations. Your journey continues through the Cave and Basin – the birthplace of Banff National Park, where you will find bubbling sulphur waters and remarkable rock caverns. While travelling along the Sundance Canyon Trail, keep an eye out for beaver, elk, coyotes and occasionally, bears. You'll spend approximately 45 minutes riding through the tranquility of the woods, where we often spot wildlife. Continue your ride around the Windy Knoll as you climb Sulphur Mountain for spectacular views of the Bow Valley, before we follow the Bow River back to Warner Stables.
per person
May-Sep
9:30am, 1:30pm
3 Hours
Horseback Ride Fall Banff Trail Riders

Horseback Ride – Sulphur Mtn 3 Hrs

A half day ride that gives you a scenic introduction into the quiet backcountry of Banff National Park. From snow-capped mountains and sparkling waterfalls to roaring rivers and thick alpine forests, this trip takes you from the bustling Banff town-site to the peaceful wilderness just a few miles away. See the renowned Rimrock Resort Hotel, and then trek down to the valley and lead your horse across the lively Spray River. You’ll ride along the base of Mount Rundle – where you can get a bird’s eye view of both the towns of Banff and Canmore – before passing by the immaculate fairways of the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course. You’ll continue on to the roaring Bow Falls to cross the river a second time before heading back.
per person
May-Oct
9:30am, 2:30pm
3 Hours
Horseback ride Banff Trail Riders
Family Fun

Horseback Ride – Cowboy BBQ Cookout

Ride along the base of Sulphur Mountain to a delicious cowboy BBQ cookout at 3 Mile Cabin. First you'll ride along the Bow River while watching for wildlife and enjoying the spectacular scenery. Midway through the ride, you'll arrive at 3 Mile Cabin to enjoy genuine western hospitality and some tasty comfort food. But before digging in, work up an appetite with a few western style games, like lassoing and horse-shoes. The ride is also perfect for youngsters. Anyone joining the group can choose to take a relaxing wagon ride along the Bow River to 3 Mile Cabin and then re-join the group for an authentic cowboy bbq. This ride is available as a lunch or dinner departure and meal.
per person
May-Sep, Sept-Oct
11:00am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
Canmore Activities

Float Trips

A gentle one hour float trip through stunning glacial blue waters, towering mountain peaks and diverse wildlife along the Bow River in Canmore. Located on the outskirts of Banff National Park in Canmore, your guide will gently float you through this inspiring landscape. Sit back, relax and soak it all in, as the stories and local history of the Canadian Rockies captivates your imagination. With no experience required, this family friendly tour is perfect for all ages, abilities and adventure levels as your experienced guide takes care of everything for you. This guided float tour highlights the very best of the Canadian Rockies - a truly signature experience of your stay here.
per person
May-Sep
9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm
1 Hour
Banff Covered Wagon
Family Fun

Wagon Ride – Cowboy BBQ Cookout

Take a relaxing wagon ride along the Bow River and join the horseback riders for a BBQ cookout. Arrive at 3 Mile Cabin to enjoy genuine western hospitality and some tasty comfort food. But before digging in, work up an appetite with a few western-style games, like lassoing and horse-shoes. Anyone joining the group can choose to take a horseback ride along the Bow River to 3 Mile Cabin and then re-join the group for an authentic cowboy bbq. This is the perfect adventure for all ages of the family group and is available as a lunch or dinner departure time and meal.  
per person
May-Sep, Sept-Oct
11:00am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
3 Hours
Chinook Rafting Kananaskis River
Family Fun

Kananaskis Whitewater Rafting

You'll get splashed by the frothy swells of the rushing river but it won’t wash the smile off your face on this family fun rafting tour for ages 5 - 85! The Kananaskis River is one heck of a ride - the foamy white rapids lift your raft skyward, you shake the water from your eyes and paddle with all your might as the river surges around you. Plotting a course through the best rapids and cruising swiftly down the flat stretches in between, you’ll have peaceful moments to look up and admire the Kananaskis Country scenery. You are completely in the moment - immersed in the thrill of riding these rapids. Meanwhile your river-savvy guide ensures the safety of the excursion. This voyage is suitable for the entire family - the novice-level rapids are perfect for young adventurers.
per person
May-Sep
1:30pm
4 Hours
Chinook Rafting Horseshoe Canyon Whitewater Rafting
Limited Space

Horseshoe Canyon Whitewater Rafting

Calling all adventure lovers - there’s no better way to get the adrenaline flowing than big waves! Jump into a river raft and let the foamy rapids take you coursing swiftly through the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Surrounded by shale cliffs, the Bow River thunders through Horseshoe Canyon. Here you come, clad in neoprene and whooping with excitement as the rapids surge. During the quiet stretches, you lift your eyes skyward and see large birds of prey soaring above. You might even try cliff jumping - if you dare. Many Hollywood movies have been shot here in the spectacular geology of the Canyon - your guide will tell you all about it. Even if you have no rafting experience don’t sweat it - you’ll learn everything you need to know.
per person
May-Sep
8:15am
4 Hours
Toby Creek Adventures ATV Tour

Paradise Mine ATV Tour

Visit the remnants of an early 1900’s silver mining town located high in the mountains at 8,000 feet on this amazing 3 hour ATV tour in Panorama, BC. After some practice time at our base area your guide will lead you up the 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. You will visit the remains of an early 1900’s silver mine town, walk along the banks of a rushing alpine creek and gaze in wonder at soaring rock peaks. At your feet you will discover a verdant carpet of hardy, beautiful alpine flowers. After a hot drink and cookies at the cozy comfortable alpine cabin, the group descends back to the base you will park your ATV and follow your guide along
per person
May-Oct
9:30am, 1:00pm
3 Hours
Toby Creek Adventures ATV Tour

Paradise Ridge ATV Tour

A full day ATV tour to Paradise Ridge with 4 wheel power at your finger tips takes you up to 8,000 feet on the edge of the Rockies in Panorama, BC. After some practice time at our base area your guide will lead you up the 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. The Paradise Ridge Tour starts at an elevation of 4,200 feet and there are many opportunities to see wildlife and to stop and take in the fragrance of the forest and the flowers as we travel along the trail. You will visit the remains of an early 1900’s silver mine and town, walk along the banks of a rushing alpine creek and gaze in wonder at soaring rock peaks. The
per person
Jun-Oct
10:30am
4.5 Hours
Discover Lake Louise on a Winter Tour with Discover Banff Tours

Resort Transfers

Daily coach shuttle service between Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Jasper in the Canadian Rockies. Travel safely and in comfort all year-round with the daily shuttle service from Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff and Canmore. Or enjoy our private transfers, for individuals or groups. Why drive when you can hop on one of the buses and relax all the way to the Rockies, giving you the opportunity to take photos of the beautiful mountains and lakes we pass along the way.
per person
Nov-Apr, May-Oct
Throughout the day
All Ages
Airport Shuttle and Resort Transportation in the Canadian Rockies with Discover Banff Tours

Calgary Airport Shuttles

Daily transfers from Calgary Airport to Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Jasper. Travel safely and in comfort all year-round with daily coach shuttle services from the Calgary Airport and the towns of Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff and Canmore. Why drive when you can hop on one of the coaches and relax all the way to the Canadian Rockies, giving you the opportunity to take photos of the beautiful mountains and lakes passed along the way. Looking for a more personalised service? Enjoy our private transfers for individuals or groups.
per person
Nov-Apr, May-Oct
Throughout the day
All Ages
The Banff Centre

Banff Centre

As Canada’s home for arts training and creation, Banff Centre presents over 400 public performances, events, and exhibitions annually. Take advantage of your night in Banff to attend an exciting outdoor show, a classical music recital, a dance performance, a visual arts exhibition, or to mingle with the best artists from Canada and around the world during the free artist talks and open studio events! 2017 Highlights: Featuring Blue Rodeo, A Tribe Called Red, Vijay Iyer, Corb Lund, and so much more! Performances, activities and exhibitions for all ages An artistic and educational outing  
per person
Year Round
Throughout the day
All Ages

Banff Hot Springs

Located in the town of Banff, the Banff Upper Hot Springs has all the amenities of a modern facility in a splendid historic spa and bath house - against a backdrop of Banff National Park's spectacular alpine scenery. You can relax in the comfort of soothing, natural hot springs where travellers have come to "take the waters" for more than a century. The Banff Upper Hot Springs is one of Banff's most famous attractions; discovered in 1884, the hot springs were included in Banff National Park, the first National Park in Canada. Whether you are travelling to Banff for skiing, snowboarding, hiking or sightseeing, Banff Upper Hot Springs is the thing to do in Banff, so come relax and ease your sore muscles in the natural hot springs.
per person
Year Round
Open Ticket
All Ages

Private Guides

For the independent traveller or small groups, organising a private tour and guide can be the way to build your own itinerary based on your time schedule and according to your interests, as well as offering a cost effective way to travel. All of our scheduled tours are available as a private tour, or you can customize any day to experience Banff National Park like an insider - all at your own pace.  Of course, you will have the added benefit of spending time with a local guide who love to share their knowledge, experiences and recommendations. Please contact us and let us know your ideas for a private tour and we will be more than happy to provide you with a proposal. Itinerary ideas Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour With some of the most spectacular scenery in the world and
per person
Banff Lake Cruise

Banff Lake Cruise

See the Rocky Mountains from a new perspective on a 1 hour interpretive boat cruise of the largest lake in Banff National Park, Lake Minnewanka. Beginning from the western end of the largest lake in Banff, the cruise sets sail under towering peaks. Take in breathtaking mountains and emerald-green water as you keep a watchful eye on forested slopes and rocky shorelines for wildlife and waterfalls. Interpretive guides will teach you about the wildlife and vegetation that inhabit the Canadian Rockies. The highlight of the tour is the Devil's Gap; a glacial path carved through Lake Minnewanka from the foothills of the Rockies. The Lake Minnewanka Valley offers some of the most interesting and spectacular scenery found anywhere in the Canadian Rockies.
per person
May-Oct
Throughout the day
1 Hour
Learn to Climb, Alpine Club

Learn to Rock Climb

Banff, Canmore, and Lake Louise provide some of the world's best climbing areas, and are a great opportunity to discover this exhilarating sport. The Canadian Rockies surrounding Banff, Canmore and Lake Louise are a rock climber’s paradise with climbs and areas suitable for every level of climber. Try this unbelievably exhilarating sport where you will learn basic safety and top rope techniques for climbing outdoors in addition to being coached on basic rock climbing movement skills. People of all ages and physical capabilities can try this fun sport and lessons cater to all abilities, so there is no need to worry if you are a first time climber. All climbing guides are trained and certified by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG). This fun and relaxed day on the rock is designed for beginners and those who have
per person
May-Sep
8:30am
Half Day, Full Day

Helicopter Flights (12, 25 & 30 Min)

A once in a lifetime experience to fly over mountain peaks, alpine meadows, pristine lakes and to the "Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies".  A helicopter sightseeing flight will leave you breathless. 12 Minutes  - 3 Sisters Peak Tour An excellent tour for the first-time flyer in the Canadian Rockies, and the most action packed 12 minutes of your life! Your adventure will take you past the Three Sisters Peaks as you spectacularly escape to the Spray Valley. You will see the magnificent Goat Range where you will observe the radiant aqua blue/green colors of the Spray Lakes. Your return flight will provide views of the Bow River as it meanders back towards the Town of Canmore. 25 Minutes - Royal Canadian Tour An extension of the Three Sisters Peaks Tour, your journey will take you to new heights through
per person
Year Round
Throughout the day
12 Mins, 25 Mins, 30 Mins
Marvel Pass Private Helicopter Tour

Private Helicopter Sightseeing

Located on the south west border of Banff National Park, Marvel Pass has long been a favourite spot for that special private moment.  This private helicopter tour is sure to impress. This private tour for two flies south from Canmore past the Three Sisters, over the Spray Reservoir and the high ridges to Marvel Lake and the famous Mount Assiniboine, also known as the “Matterhorn of the Rockies”. The pilot takes you in for a close-up look at the hanging glaciers before heading south to Marvel Pass, where you set down at 7,200 feet, close to Aurora Lake, surrounded by larch trees, small lakes and towering peaks. This spectacular location offers breathtaking vistas which are perfect for marriage proposals. You can spend up to quarter of an hour at this magnificent location before re-boarding for the 15 minute return flight to the
per person
Year Round
Throughout the day
45 Mins
Helicopter Tour near Banff, Canadian Rockies

Alpine Heli & Hike

The ultimate hiking experience! Take a scenic helicopter flight up to Mount Charles Stewart at 7,000 feet for a guided high-alpine hike. The helicopter flight takes you up over Canmore and up the Cougar Creek Valley to your secluded landing location on Mount Charles Stewart at 7,000 feet. Your professional trained and certified guide will lead you on an alpine hike, mostly across grassy meadows and alpine ridgelines with mountain peaks on all sides. Choose between a leisurely down slope stroll in the alpine meadows overlooking Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park or a more aggressive path. Take the time to discover natural alpine landscapes on high mountain vistas and feel free to explore while your experienced guide provides knowledgeable commentary on the areas geography, flora and fauna. After 2 to 3 hours of walking, you’ll be picked up
per person
Jun-Sep
Throughout the day
3.5 Hours
Family Carriage Ride in Banff, Canadian Rockies

Carriage Rides

See the highlights of Banff in style on a private horse-drawn carriage ride tour or arrange a custom carriage ride transfer for a special event. Each carriage can hold up to six passengers and we offer three standard tours, as well as the ability to customize a tour specifically for you. Downtown Banff Carriage Ride - 15 Minutes This carriage ride takes you through town and along the Bow River.  You will pass by many of the original homesteads of Banff, each having a story to tell.  From the Bow River you pass by Banff’s Central Park and back onto Banff Avenue for your return to downtown Banff. Bow River Carriage Ride - 30 Minutes A carriage ride taking you over the Bow River and past the Indian Trading Post (home of the Merman!) onto one of Banff’s prestigious residential streets. We follow the
per person
Apr-Oct
Throughout the day
15 Mins, 30 Mins, 1 Hour
Banff Gondola

Banff Sightseeing Gondola

Soar to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a modern gondola cabin for breathtaking 360 degree views, 5 minutes from downtown Banff. Sit back and relax in a 4 passenger, glass enclosed gondola. Marvel at the unsurpassed view of Banff, the Bow Valley and a 360 degree view of six scenic mountain ranges from 2281m (7486ft) above sea level.  You will feel like you're on top of the world when you are standing on the spacious main level observation deck, where the optional Banff Skywalk (an 1km self-guided interpretive walkway) leads you to the Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site and Sanson's Peak Meteorological Station. Other services at the Banff Gondola include two gift shops, two restaurants, a Starbucks coffee shop, one snack bar, interpretive hiking trails and an interactive giant compass.
per person
Year Round
Throughout the day
Open Ticket
Banff Chairlift

Banff Sightseeing Chairlift

Take an 8 minute chairlift ride up to 7,000 feet with breathtaking views of Mt Rundle at Banff Mt Norquay and experience Banff like never before. It's more than just a chairlift ride, this scenic ride into the sky takes you up to 7,000 feet over a natural grizzly and black bear habitat. Enjoy spectacular views looking down into the Town of Banff and across Spray and Bow Valleys with the stunning jagged edges of Mt Rundle as a feature for all your photos. At the top relax over a snack or meal, craft brews or a glass of wine at the Cliffhouse Bistro while dining at 7,000 feet, keep your eyes out for bighorn sheep and ground squirrels and take a walk along the interpretive walkway. Located just a 5 minute drive from downtown Banff!
per person
Jun-Sep
Throughout the day
Open Ticket
Hiking Sunshine Meadows

Sunshine Meadows

Ride the gondola and chairlift up to 7,875 feet for 360 degree views - the highest lift-accessed sightseeing elevation in Banff National Park! Banff’s biggest gondola (8-passenger cabin capacity) and the scenic Alpine Shuttle take you from the mountain base up to the Village at 2,164m (7,100 feet). From here, ride the Standish quad chairlift to over 2,400 m (7,875 ft) to experience 360 degree views of the Rocky Mountains that surround you. This is the highest gondola / chairlift access sightseeing elevation in the Banff and Lake Louise area! At the top, catch even more breathtaking scenery from the Standish viewpoint platform and take in the view of the three high-alpine lakes; Larynx, Grizzly and Rock Isle. Sunhine Meadows has some of the best walking and hiking trails in the Rockies! Be sure to grab lunch and a cold beverage
per person
Jun-Sep
Throughout the day
Open Ticket

Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

Located at Lake Louise Ski Resort with views to Victoria Glacier, hiking trails, and wildlife viewing opportunities, Lake Louise will capture your heart. Cruise for 14 glorious minutes, in an open chair or a fully enclosed gondola, to one of Banff National Park's greatest views! From the top at 2,088m (6850ft), the spectacular scenery is yours to explore at will – there are ambitious hikes to the summit of Mt. Whitehorn for the hardy, or equally lovely short, leisurely strolls for those with more modest exercise goals. Whatever your fitness level, Lake Louise will quickly capture your heart, so be sure to bring your camera to save your own special memories of soaring peaks, stunning glaciers, lush carpets of alpine wildflowers fed by clear bubbling springs, and-often-delightful glimpses of wildlife surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of summer. Other services
per person
May-Oct
Throughout the day
Open Ticket
Backcountry Sundance Overnight Horseback Ride in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Discover Banff Tours

Sundance Overnight – 1 Night

Want to experience the unspoiled wilderness of Banff on horseback, but don’t have a lot of time? Then this 2 day overnight trip is perfect for you. Meander along a trail that takes you to the tranquil Bow River. Relax and enjoy a cowboy coffee by campfire along the way before arriving at Sundance Lodge, secluded but just 16 kilometres (10 miles) from town. At night, relax on the porch or linger near the crackling fireplace and watch the starry night. The Sundance Overnight trip for perfect for ages, families or groups of friends because anyone can do it. Plus, the journey overall is surprisingly comfortable.
per person
May-Oct
2 Days
9+
Backcountry Sundance Overnight Horseback Ride in Banff, Canadian Rockies with Discover Banff Tours

Sundance Explorer – 2 Nights

Rugged mountain scenery and an abundance of wildlife. And when the sun sets, you’ll be relaxing in pure backcountry lodge comfort. Cowboy style. This adventure takes you along the glacier-fed waters of the Bow River, one of the best spots in Banff to spot elk, deer or even moose roaming along the shores. Follow the historic Strom Pack Trail, travelled by renowned explorer Erling Strom in the early 1900s, while taking in awe-evoking views of the Sundance mountain range. At night, the cozy Sundance Lodge gives you a surprisingly comfortable spot to rest your head. Snuggle by the fire, devour gourmet backcountry cuisine and swap tales about the day’s adventures with your fellow riders.
per person
May-Oct
3 Days
9+
Backcountry Halfday Lodge Tour in Banff, Canadian Rockies

Halfway Lodge – 5 Nights

The ultimate backcountry trip, few folks ever get to experience a place like this with rugged scenery and quintessential mountain cabin comfort. Sky-piercing mountains stretch out across the landscape, their peaks crusted with ice and snow. The air is cool and fresh. And best of all, there’s an almost zen-like quiet out here. This is just another day on the trail when you go on our 6-day Halfway Lodge horseback adventure. You’ll pass by the shimmering waters of the Bow River, travel along a historic pack trail and then ride up Allenby Pass, where jagged rock formations line the route. And although you do climb to an elevation of 8,100 feet on this trip, the terrain is gentle for the entire way. And for all the rugged scenery you’ll get to gaze at on this trek, the adventure itself
per person
Jun-Sep
6 Days
9+
Hiking Mt Edith Cavell

Mount Edith Cavell Walk

Follow the “Path of the Glacier” trail through one of Jasper’s most stunning landscapes and see the majesty of Mt Edith Cavell towering above you. This is one of the most spectacular adventures in Jasper and should not be missed by anyone visiting Jasper National Park! Your guide will transport you to and from the Jasper townsite and along the Path of the Glacier trail while providing enlightening interpretation of the local ecology, geology, and history. The walk takes place near the base of Mount Edith Cavell and follows the glacial moraines before descending to a picturesque emerald lake. You may even see icebergs calve off the Angel Glacier and cascade into Cavell Pond!
per person
Jun-Sep
1:30pm
3 Hours
Jasper Wildlife Tour

Wildlife Discovery Tour

Join the daily Wildlife Discovery Tour with knowledgeable guides who are trained to seek out Jasper’s most iconic creatures - big and small! Big or small, there are lots of animals to see in Jasper! Elk, deer, big horned sheep, mountain goats, foxes, coyotes, wolves, and moose, are just a sample of Jasper’s many wild mountain animals. Learn all about the ways these animals contribute to the rich diversity of the National Park. The guides are well versed in the history, geology, and ecology of the area and are happy to answer any questions you may have. As the bus travels through the Athabasca Valley you will be shown some of the park’s most beautiful scenery, so have your camera ready to capture some amazing photos of the highlights of your visit. This tour is the perfect way to
per person
May-Oct
5:30pm
3 Hours
Jasper Sightseeing Tours

Maligne Valley Sightseeing Tour

Take an amazing guided interpretive drive up the Maligne Valley followed by a Maligne Lake boat cruise to the famous Spirit Island or a guided hike. The exploration will include a stop at Maligne Canyon for a gentle guided walk to the first two bridges above the gorge, a short stop at the “disappearing” Medicine Lake, and finally Maligne Lake. At this picturesque gem of the Canadian Rockies you can either relax aboard the famous Maligne Lake boat cruise to Spirit Island or enjoy a guided hike along the Mary Schaffer Loop (3.2km / 2mile – weather and trail conditions permitting). The Maligne Valley Tour is mainly a nature, scenic, and geological voyage but it is also an excellent opportunity to see some of Jasper’s wildlife.
per person
Jun-Oct
8:30am
5 Hours
Jasper Train to Dunster

Jasper Sightseeing Train

Experience the by-gone era of train travel on this half day train trip from Jasper to Dunster, British Columbia with return to Jasper by mini coach. Enjoy the views of the breathtaking Canadian Rockies as you relax on this comfortable train journey as Via Rail’s Skeena train transports you along the shores of the mighty Fraser River and into British Columbia’s Robson Valley. Upon arrival in Dunster B.C. you will be greeted by your guide with a vehicle ready for your return journey to Jasper. On this portion of the tour, you will visit Rearguard Falls, famous for being the easternmost waterfall which the salmon ascend during their journey from the Pacific Ocean to their spawning grounds; and Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies at 3954 metres (12,970 feet). Each stop offers incredible photo opportunities plus
per person
May-Oct
12:00pm
5.5 Hours
Glacier Skywalk on the Jasper to Lake Louise and Banff Tour

Icefields Parkway: Banff to Jasper

This one-way tour from Banff to Jasper takes you along the famous Icefields Parkway through some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes. Following the spine of the Canadian Rockies, view a never-ending procession of mammoth mountains, jagged snowy peaks, and numerous glaciers in the majesty of Canada’s two most famous National Parks, Banff and Jasper. Sightseeing stops along this beautiful highway will include Lake Louise, Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefields, the Weeping Wall and Athabasca Falls. Your stop at the Columbia Icefields will provide you with approximately four hours to take part in the Ice Explorer tour onto the Athabasca Glacier, and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk over looking the Sunwapta Valley. You may also choose to enjoy the interpretive exhibits at the Columbia Icefield Centre or take a short guided walk to a scenic viewpoint. A picnic
per person
May-Oct
8:30am
10 Hours
Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour

Icefields Parkway: Jasper to Banff

Travel with your interpretive guide along the world-famous Icefields Parkway on this one-way journey from Jasper to Banff or Lake Louise. This one-way tour takes you along the Icefields Parkway connecting Canada's oldest and largest national parks, Jasper and Banff National Parks. Travel past glaciers, turquoise lakes, rushing waterfalls and the world-famous Columbia Icefield. At the Columbia Icefields you will enjoy a hot lunch and board an all-terrain Ice Explorer onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier where you'll have the chance to walk on the ice and learn about glaciers, icefields and the impact on our environment on your journey. You'll then stroll along a cliff-edged walkway leading onto the jaw-dropping glass-floored Glacier Skywalk separating you from a 918-foot drop. You can also enjoy the interpretive exhibit at the centre providing lots of information on the Glacier.
per person
May-Oct
8:30am
10 Hours
Calgary Flames

Ice Hockey – Calgary Flames

Listen to the roar of the crowd, watch the hockey players glide swiftly across the ice and cheer loudly for the Calgary Flames at the Saddledome. Choose between Green Seats and Black Seats, Green Seats are located on the Second Level and Black Seats are on the Press Level (3rd Level) of the Saddledome Stadium. Your Banff visit wouldn’t be complete without the quintessentially Canadian experience of seeing an ice hockey game.
per person
Nov-Apr
Varies, approx 3 hours before the game
7 Hours
Snowmobile Tour in Panorama, BC

Paradise Mine Snowmobiling

A highly-memorable half-day snowmobiling adventure suitable for all the family. This tour offers a little bit of everything: breathtaking groomed scenic trails through old growth forest, a spectacular frozen waterfall, the opportunity to see wildlife and free “play-time” in the open powder bowl are just a few of the memorable experiences you can expect on this trip up to 8,000 ft! The tour also visits the historic Paradise Mine and you will enjoy a mountain sized cookie and hot drink beside the fireplace in the cozy alpine cabin.  
per person
Dec-Apr
1:00pm
3 Hours
Snowmobile Tour in Golden, British Columbia

Golden Snowmobiling

Experience the excitement of driving a snowmobile through the majestic Rocky Mountains in Golden, BC, on this full day tour! You will be guided through spectacular scenery and given the opportunity to play in the powder. Each guest will operate their own brand new 600cc snowmobile (with heated hand-grips and easy-to-use controls) as they follow the mountain trails up through the forest stopping for a delicious mountainside BBQ lunch. The journey will take you on winding trails along the edge of an alpine valley with a variety of breathtaking panoramic views, visiting an old trapper's cabin along the way.
per person
Dec-Apr
10:00am
5 Hours
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Sanctuary Walk

Wolfdog Sanctuary – Self Guided

This self-guided interpretive walk allows visitors to see the sanctuary and view and photograph the various packs of wolfdogs at your own pace. Educational signs are placed throughout the sanctuary, so visitors are able to learn interesting and key facts about wolves and wolfdogs. This is a great opportunity to learn interesting facts about wolves and wolfdogs and support the sanctuary, as well as photograph the wolfdogs from outside their enclosures. Throughout the day different activities are scheduled, so while on the walk guests may be able to see different packs get fed, given toys etc. This tour provides a general admission into the sanctuary. Since this tour has unlimited availability, this is a great tour option for large groups, school groups, and any last minute visits to the sanctuary. Please note that there is no interaction with the wolfdogs
per person
Year Round
Throughout the day
1 Hour
Yamnuska WolfDog Sanctuary

Wolfdog Sanctuary – Intro

Want to know more about wolfdogs? Learn all about the sanctuary during a 30 minute introductory talk inside a wolfdog enclosure. During the tour guests are taken inside one of the wolfdog enclosures (behind a short barrier) and given a 30 minute presentation on wolfdogs. Guests can expect to learn general information on wolfdogs and the mission of the sanctuary from an experienced staff member. This is a great way to photograph one of the packs of wolfdogs from inside their enclosure as well as have full access to one of the wolfdog experts. In addition, guests can also enjoy a self-guided Sanctuary Walk, either before or after their tour. Please note that there is no interaction with the wolfdogs on this tour. The Wolfdog Sanctuary Interactive Tour is recommended for anyone interested in this.
per person
Year Round
10:45am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:45pm
30 Mins
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Interactive Tour
Limited Space

Wolfdog Sanctuary – Interactive

Come enjoy an up-close and intimate look at wolves and wolfdogs on this semi-private guided sanctuary tour with plenty of photo opportunities. Gain a better understanding about wolf behaviour through the wolfdogs at the sanctuary and how this behaviour fundamentally differs from domestic dogs. This is also a great opportunity to learn about the importance of wolves in our ecosystem, and why it’s so important to preserve them in the natural environment. You will also have plenty of photo opportunities and ample time to speak with a sanctuary team member leading the tour. This exclusive tour has limited availability and restricted numbers per tour to ensure the wolfdogs stay inquisitive and close during your visit, and is the only sanctuary tour that offers an up-close and personal experience with wolfdogs.
per person
Year Round
10:30am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm
45 Mins
Yamnuska WolfDog Sanctuary

Discover Wolfdogs

No vehicle? No problem! Learn all about the wolfdogs at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary from an expert inside one of their enclosures. During the tour guests are taken inside one of the wolfdog enclosures (behind a short barrier) and given a 30 minute presentation on wolfdogs. Guests can expect to learn general information on wolfdogs and the mission of the sanctuary from an experienced staff member. This is a great way to photograph one of the packs of wolfdogs from inside their enclosure as well as have full access to one of the wolfdog experts. In addition, guests can also enjoy a self-guided Sanctuary Walk to see the other packs of wolfdogs from outside their enclosures. Please note that there is no interaction with the wolfdogs on this tour. The Wolfdog Sanctuary Interactive Tour is recommended for anyone interested in this.
per person
May-Sep
8:30am
4 Hours
Banff Trail Riders Public Sleigh Ride
Family Fun

Sleigh Rides

Join us on a sleigh ride through the Banff mountain meadows with your family, friends or loved ones for a quintessential winter experience. Relax and take in the breathtaking views and sparkling winter air of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The sleigh ride will take you through the Bow River Valley showing you the remote areas around Banff, western style! Your memorable excursion includes a fireside warmup stop after the ride where you can toast a marshmallow and enjoy a warm drink back at the stables (weather and snow conditions permitting).
per person
Dec-Mar
Throughout the day
45 Mins
Banff Trail Riders Private Sleigh Ride

Private Sleigh Ride

Experience the classical romance of Banff's winter wonderland on a magical sleigh ride package for two complete with chocolates and sparkling wine. Relax and take in the breathtaking views and sparkling winter air of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in a romantic one horse open sleigh. This private sleigh ride will take you through the Bow River Valley, showing you the remote areas around Banff, western style. This 45 minute sleigh ride package includes a fireside stop with sparkling wine, chocolates and an authentic buffalo robe for extra warmth to make your ride truly special. A magical ride perfect for a romantic date, engagement or a special treat.
per person
Dec-Mar
Throughout the day
45 Mins
Snowshoe Banff
Family Fun

Snowshoeing Tour to Paint Pots

First time snowshoeing? This easy 3-kilometre trail through the Kootenay River Valley to see the historical Paint Pots is the perfect introduction. Snowshoe on an easy trail along a suspension bridge across the river and through the Kootenay River Valley to the Paint Pots, a cultural treasure within our National Park. Learn about the history of the fur trade as you explore the fascinating Paint Pots, which are mineral deposits once used by First Nations people for rock painting. Along the way you will hear stories of Banff’s indigenous people, explorers and fur traders who lived in and traveled through the Rockies. After this crisp winter walk, enjoy a uniquely Canadian treat: hot maple taffy poured into snow to make a sweet frozen dessert. This is an excellent trip for beginners as it covers a mainly flat terrain with
per person
Dec-Apr
8:30am
4 Hours
Johnston Canyon Icewalk
Most Popular

Johnston Canyon Icewalk®

Water cascades into this narrow canyon in the heat of summer, but in the winter the thundering falls freeze solid to create natural ice sculptures. Johnston Canyon is one of the most popular attractions in Banff National Park and has a network of steel catwalks built into the canyon walls that allows you to walk right along this cathedral of ice with airy views into the gorge below. As you do, you’ll get to wander through a natural cave to gaze down at the flowering waters of the lower falls. Continue onto the awe-inducing upper falls — a glittering tower of ice that rise 30 metres above your head. These gigantic pillars of ice are the tour highlight and ice climbers can often be seen scaling the frozen columns. This popular guided icewalk will lead you past the lower
per person
Nov-Apr
8:30am, 1:30pm
4 Hours
Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk with Discover Banff Tours

Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk®

Your headlamp makes the frozen waterfalls of Johnston Canyon shimmer as you hike along the suspended catwalks in quiet darkness at night. The Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk is all about heightening your senses, appreciating the darkness, the scents of the fresh pine forest and enjoying the silence of a night spent beneath the stars. At one point, the group turns out their lights and you’re immersed in the peaceful stillness of a winter night. Light your way through this narrow, water-formed canyon as your small group follows our guide to the Canyon's lower falls. The suspended catwalks, built into the limestone walls, make this an easy trip for everyone. Along the way, your guide will highlight unique features by powerful flashlight and pause for moments of darkness and quiet to foster an appreciation for spending time in the canyon at
per person
Dec-Apr
6:30pm, 7:30pm
2.5 Hours
See Pictographs on the Grotto Canyon Icewalk with Discover Banff Tours

Grotto Canyon Icewalk

Explore the icy beauty of Grotto Canyon and see ancient native pictographs using special hiking crampons to grip the smooth frozen creek bed. Here at Grotto Canyon, our Icewalk hikes the frozen creek bed through a narrow canyon, past unusual rock formations and spectacular icefalls. This is a unique experience to walk directly on the ice, and walking on the creek bed at the bottom of Grotto Canyon gives you a unique view of the canyon. You might see ice climbers scaling the frozen waterfalls, but for many the highlight of the Grotto Canyon Icewalk is the ancient native pictographs, that are easily missed by the general public. Your guide will point out the stunted pine forest and hidden ancient native pictographs, which were likely created by Hopi visitors from the Arizona region. The symbols have many possible meanings and
per person
Dec-Apr
8:30am
4 Hours
Canmore Caves

Canmore Caves Explorer Tour

An introduction to the amazing world of caves, spending 2 hours climbing, crawling and squeezing through the infamous Rat's Nest Cave. After meeting your guide at the office in Canmore, you will then follow the guide in convoy for a 10 minute drive to the cave parking lot where you’ll pack up your caving gear then hike for 30 minutes up a mountain trail to the cave entrance. Along the trail to the cave, your guide will share with you some of the incredible history of the Bow Valley. You will discuss how caves are formed, the geologic history of the area, discover and examine some of our local fossils, and much more. Make sure to keep an eye out for bighorn sheep and maybe even signs of a bear or a cougar. Inside the cave, you’ll get to
per person
Year Round
9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm
4.5 Hours
Canmore Caving

Canmore Caves Adventure Tour

Spend 4 hours underground as you climb, crawl, wiggle and slide your way through the water-worn passages of the infamous Rat's Nest Cave. After meeting your guide at the office in Canmore, you will then follow the guide in convoy for a 10 minute drive to the cave parking lot where you’ll pack up your caving gear then hike for 30 minutes up a mountain trail to the cave entrance. Along the trail to the cave, your guide will share with you some of the incredible history of the Bow Valley. You will discuss how caves are formed, the geologic history of the area, discover and examine some of our local fossils, and much more. Make sure to keep an eye out for bighorn sheep and maybe even signs of a bear or a cougar. Soon after entering the
per person
Year Round
8:45am, 10:15am, 11:45am
6 Hours
Lake Louise Dogsled
Limited Space

Dogsledding – Narnia 30 mins

This 30 minute tour captures the very best of the spectacular landscape and is the perfect introduction to dogsledding in Lake Louise. Experience stunning views of the tallest peaks and icy blue glaciers, and a magical jaunt through the woodland trail. The Narnia Tour is perfect for those who want a shorter tour and who wish to remain in the sled, enjoying the scenery - named for its likeness to the 'Chronicles of Narnia'. For the thrill of your life, come mushing with the happy, hard working Alaskan Huskies in beautiful Lake Louise. Sled Configurations  Capacity Drive Option Regular Season High Season* Maximum Weight 1 person sled Guide/Instructor driven $198 $230 400lbs 2 person sled Guide/Instructor driven $198 $230 400lbs 3 person sled (max 2 Adults + 1 small child (under 5)) Guide/Instructor driven $218 $255 400lbs * High
per person
Jan-Mar
4:00pm
30 Mins
Dogsled Tour in Spray Lakes, Alberta
Limited Space

Dogsledding – Powder Hound 2 Hrs

This is the best value for money dogsledding tour that guarantees you a hands-on experience to drive your own sled in Spray Lakes, Canmore. Enjoy panoramic views as you mush your way along the pristine trails of Goat Pond in Spray Lakes Provincial Park with alluring hills, tranquil valleys, quaint bridges and breathtaking ice-covered lakes. This tour offers you the opportunity to get to know the beautiful and friendly Canadian Huskies and participate at your own comfort level with your choice of a guide/instructor driven sled or a self-driven sled. The self-driven sleds are the most popular option and allow you to drive your very own dog team along with their friends and family without an instructor. The guide driven sleds are ideal for anyone that would prefer to leave the driving to an experienced instructor - with the
per person
Dec-Apr
9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
2 Hours
Dogsledding at Lake Louise, Banff National Park
Limited Space

Dogsledding – Great Divide 2 Hrs

The most popular dogsledding tour at Lake Louise takes you along the base of giant peaks in Banff National Park to a pass at the Continental Divide. Lake Louise is an icon of Canadian beauty and a stunning place to visit, and dogsledding is the most popular winter activity and an adventure suitable for anyone. Combine these two, and you’re bound to create the most memorable experience of your holiday. The Great Divide Tour takes you along the base of giant peaks in Lake Louise in Banff National Park to Yoho National Park through the Kicking Horse Pass at the Continental Divide, the high point separating the east from the west. There will be plenty of time to take photos while travelling through such striking mountain landscape. Guests have the opportunity to get to know the dogs, their guides,
per person
Dec-Apr
9:30am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm
2 Hours
Skiing at Panorama Mountain Resort in Panorama, British Columbia
Family Fun

Panorama Ski Shuttle

Take the weekly ski shuttle to Panorama Mountain Resort in BC, with nearly 3,000 acres of terrain across 4,000 vertical feet of fall line perfection. Situated in British Columbia's Purcell Mountains with views to the Rocky Mountains, Panorama Mountain Resort is perfect for many skiers with 75% of the runs suitable for beginners or intermediates - perfect for families or groups with a variety of experience and ability levels. Think wide open groomers, winding down the fall-line from the summit right to the village base area. For the more adventurous, Taynton Bowl is a former heli-skiing area that is now within bounds, so the slopes are patrolled, avalanche controlled and no backcountry gear is needed. Be sure to warm up first as the 750 acre bowl is all black runs! The Ski Shuttle operates on Tuesdays and you’ll arrive right
per person
Dec-Mar
6:45am
12 Hours
Dogsled Tour in Spray Lakes, Alberta

Dogsledding – Sunfeather Winterlude 4 Hrs

A longer tour with the option to drive your own dog sled in picturesque Spray Lakes, Canmore. Glide through entwined forests of towering black spruce draped in mounds of fresh, delicate snow. Beautiful clean, crisp mountain air filled with frosty breath surrounds you as your team travels along the enchanting Goat Creek. Stop to savor lunch with slow-roasted deli smokies and other Canadian-style delicacies by the campfire. Afterwards, take in breathtaking panoramic views while traversing the magnificent Goat Pond or Spray Lakes and finish with another cozy fire and laughter in sharing your adventure with the others. This tour offers you the opportunity to get to know the beautiful and friendly Canadian Huskies and participate at your own comfort level with your choice of a guide/instructor driven sled or a self-driven sled. The self-driven sleds are the most popular option
Dec-Apr
11:00am
4 Hours
Dogsled and Heli Tour

Dogsledding – Flight of the Great Snowy Owl 2.5 Hrs

A helicopter sightseeing flight and dogsledding tour all in one awesome package in Canmore! Soar by helicopter for 25 minutes over the majestic Sundance Range into the wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountains to Spray Lakes near Canmore. Meet the excited team of huskies before enjoying the Powder Hound Dogsledding Tour as you mush your way along the pristine trails of Goat Pond in Spray Lakes Provincial Park with alluring hills, tranquil valleys, quaint bridges and breathtaking ice-covered lakes. This tour offers you the opportunity to get to know the beautiful and friendly Canadian Huskies and participate at your own comfort level with your choice of a guide/instructor driven sled or a self-driven sled. The self-driven sleds are the most popular option and allow you to drive your very own dog team along with their friends and family without
per person
Dec-Apr
9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
2.5 Hours
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Powder Express Shuttle from Banff

Kicking Horse Powder Express

The Powder Express takes you straight from your hotel in Banff to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, one of the most thrilling ski resorts in Canada. You’ll arrive right as the gondola opens so you can squeeze in as many runs as you like. With plenty of steep and deep powder, Kicking Horse offers heart-pumping vertical runs, steep chutes and wide-open bowls. Featuring abundant soft snow and high alpine terrain Kicking Horse has something for everyone. Wide open bowls and long, long groomed runs for cruising, steep chutes and tree runs for the more adventurous. There is almost always fresh powder to be found. Enjoy a spectacular lunch at the Eagle’s Eye – Canada’s highest restaurant. A great day ski trip from Banff and Lake Louise and not to be missed on your Rockies ski vacation.
per person
Dec-Apr
6:45am
12 Hours
Heli Ski near Banff

Heli Skiing

Spend a day on an exhilarating backcountry ski experience in the majestic Purcell Mountain Ranges, located just outside Banff National Park. Whether you are an intermediate, advanced or expert skier/boarder, you will love the vast virgin slopes surrounded by scenic glaciers and skiing untracked powder on gladed tree runs in the pristine and breathtaking Purcell Mountains. One day is all you need to create memories to last a lifetime! 3 or 5 heli ski runs options are available with transportation an additional extra.
per person
Dec 17-Jan 16, Jan 17-Mar 31, Apr 1-Apr 10
8:30am
7 Hours
Banff Snowmobiling

Paradise Basin Snowmobiling

A full-day guided snowmobiling tour in Panorama, BC, up to Paradise Basin at 8,000 feet through the forest with spectacular views and a BBQ lunch. After some practice time at our base area 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. You will see the remains of an early 1900’s silver mine and warm-up beside the fire in the alpine cabin. Enjoy a mountain-sized cookie and a hot drink and then head out for some free play-time in Paradise Bowl. Your guide will introduce you to the play-area and offer riding and safety tips, and then you have the opportunity to free ride and explore on your snowmobile within the designated area (under the watchful
per person
Dec-Apr
10:30am
5 Hours
Hydra Kicking Horse Classic Whitewater Rafting

Kicking Horse Classic Whitewater Rafting

The Kicking Horse River is the Rockies' most thrilling whitewater rafting with Class 1-4 rapids. Located 1.5 hours from Banff near Golden, BC, this rafting tour is a popular whitewater journey combines a mix of class 1-4 rapids that the Kicking Horse River is famous for. Starting at a relaxing pace you can perfect your rafting skills with your teammates and guide and enjoy the views of the serene upper section. As the canyon narrows, the waves build, drenching rafters in continuous rapids such as Shot Gun, Man Eater and Roller Coaster. If you have energy to burn afterwards, try out the beach volleyball court with new friends or just relax and enjoy the scene. This tour is recommended for adventurous first-time rafters as well as seasoned paddlers.
per person
May-Sep
9:15am, 1:00pm
4 Hours