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Summer Tours & Activities

Discover Banff and Its Wildlife view from Surprise Corner

Discover Banff & Its Wildlife

Uncover the secrets of a historic mountain haven with a local guide leading the way as you gaze at stunning
Apr-Nov
8:30am
Moraine Lake Rockpile Hike in Summer
Most Popular

Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

See two of the world's most beautiful lakes including iconic Lake Louise - famous for its jewel-like water nestled between
Apr-Oct
1:30pm
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
Jun-Sep
Varies, before sunrise

Deluxe Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

This deluxe tour gives you more time to wander and soak up the beauty of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake
May-Sep
3:30pm

Columbia Icefield Parkway Tour

Travel along the world famous Icefields Parkway Highway and see, touch and even taste an ancient glacier on this thrilling
Apr-Oct
9:30am
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
Apr-Oct
5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm

Discover Grizzly Bears

Meet Boo at the Grizzly Bear Refuge! Seeing a bear in the flesh is a thrilling moment that will stay
Jun-Sep
8:30am

Western Canada Explorer

This one-way interpretive, overnight tour from Banff to Vancouver (or Vancouver to Banff) takes you through the still-wild west of
May-Oct
Banff 8:00am (MST), Vancouver 2:00pm (PST)
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
Oct-Nov
12:30pm

Guided Hikes

With hundreds of hiking trails how do you know which one to choose? Come with us! Our guides have picked
Jun-Oct
8:30am
Interpretive tools at the Patch on Mount Norquay

Private or Custom Tours

Sometimes, it’s nice to have a more personalized experience. You might want the flexibility to pick the trips you’re most
Year Round
All Ages

Winter Tours & Activities

Johnston Canyon Icewalk with Discover Banff Tours
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
Nov-Apr
8:30am, 1:30pm
Snowshoeing to Marble Canyon
Most Popular

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
Dec-Apr
1:30pm
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
Dec-Apr
6:30pm, 7:30pm

Kicking Horse Powder Express

The Powder Express takes you straight from your hotel in Banff to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, one of the most
Dec-Apr
6:45am
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
Dec-Apr
8:30am
Banff Snowshoeing Race with Discover Banff Tours
Family Fun

Snowshoeing Tour to Paint Pots

First time snowshoeing? This easy 3-kilometre trail through Kootenay National Park to see the historical Paint Pots is the perfect
Dec-Apr
8:30am

Discover Banff & Its Wildlife

Keep your eyes peeled for deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep on this morning tour of the highlights of Banff
Dec-Apr
8:30am
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
Dec-Apr
10:15am
Interpretive tools at the Patch on Mount Norquay

Private or Custom Tours

Sometimes, it’s nice to have a more personalized experience. You might want the flexibility to pick the trips you’re most
Year Round
All Ages
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
Dec-Mar
6:45am

Horseback Rides

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 &
Apr-Oct
9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm
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
May-Oct
9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm

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
Apr-Oct
9:30am, 12:00pm, 2:30pm

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
May-Sep
9:30am, 1:30pm

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
May-Oct
9:30am, 2:30pm
Cowboy Cookout Cooking Alberta Steak
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
May-Sep, Sept-Oct
11:00am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
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
May-Sep, Sept-Oct
11:00am, 4:00pm, 5:00pm

Carriage Rides

See the highlights of Banff in style on a private horse-drawn carriage ride tour or arrange a custom carriage ride
Apr-Oct
Throughout the day

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
May-Oct
2 Days

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
May-Oct
3 Days

Erling Strom Trail Lodge - 3 Nights

Ride through Alberta’s Wild West, tracing the paths that the early pioneers used while exploring these untamed forests. On this
Jun-Sep
4 Days

Halfway Lodge - 5 Nights

The ultimate backcountry trip, few folks ever get to experience a place like this with rugged scenery and quintessential mountain
Jun-Sep
6 Days

Whitewater Rafting

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
May-Sep
1:30pm
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
May-Sep
8:15am