Lake Minnewanka Cruise & Combination Tours

Looking to get out on the water this summer?A Lake Minnewanka Boat Tour is not to miss!

Is the Lake Minnewanka Cruise Worth It?

Yes! Take a one hour journey on an interpretive boat cruise with breathtaking Rocky Mountain views with glimpses of wildlife from the shoreline. Visitors love the native stories of the area—the submerged village of Minnewanka Landing, and visiting the glacial path of the Devil’s Gap.

When Is Lake Minnewanka Open?

Every season, Lake Minnewanka is open starting the 2nd or 3rd week of May, and it closes in early October around, typically around the 10th of October. It depends on the weather and seasonal climate change.

Tour packages that include a cruise, float or SUP

Choose from the following tour package options below that include a Lake Minnewanka Boat Cruise or guided Stand Up Paddleboarding tour on Two Jack Lake, or a relaxing scenic float tour on the Bow River in nearby Canmore.

See animals such as grizzly bears on a wildlife tour
Family Fun

Wildlife Tour + Chairlift + Lake Cruise

Combo Package; look for wildlife on a twilight tour, ride a chairlift to 7,000' and do a fun and informative cruise Banff's Lake Minnewanka. Included: Evening Wildlife Safari (start time varies seasonally) Where do you find the animals of Banff
per person
Banff Lake Cruise at Lake Minnewanka

Horseback Ride + Gondola + Lake Cruise

Combo Package; saddle up for a riverside ride, soar up to a mountain summit and cruise Banff's scenic and historical Lake Minnewanka.   Included: 1 Hour Bow River Horseback Ride (various times available) Take a guided horseback ride along the
per person
Take a fun SUP group tour in Banff
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Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Tours

Stand Up Paddleboarding is the perfect way to explore spectacular Two Jack Lake in Banff National Park. Choose from a morning introduction to stand up paddleboarding and learn the basics and general skills, or take a scenic afternoon tour. Both
per person
11:00am, 2:00pm
1 Hour
Take a scenic river tour and float along the Bow River in the Canadian Rockies
Family Fun

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
per person
9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm
1 Hour
3+, 30lbs+
Banff Sightseeing Gondola Ticket

Banff Gondola + Lake Cruise

Combo Package; soar up to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for 360 degree views over Banff, and then cruise on Banff's largest lake.  Included: Banff Sightseeing Gondola (various times available) Sit back and relax in a four passenger, modern glass
per person
All Ages