Lake Minnewanka Cruise & Combination Tours
Explore the open air and experience the full breadth of this beautiful area on a Lake Minnewanka Cruise. Located in the heart of Banff National Park, this cruise takes you on a journey of discovery and beauty. As you travel across the lake, you will be immersed in stunning views of the majestic Rocky Mountains, lush forests, and clear blue waters. The boat’s knowledgeable guide will provide interesting information about the area’s history, flora, and fauna. As you take in the breathtaking scenery, you may even spot some of the local wildlife.
At the end of the cruise, you’ll be left with lasting memories of the vibrance and tranquility of Lake Minnewanka. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the stunning corner of Canada’s most beautiful national park. Take a cruise on Lake Minnewanka today and experience the majestic Rocky Mountains like never before!
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
There a several tour packages that include a visit to Lake Minnewanka. Choose from:
A Brief Overview Of Lake Minnewanka
Lake Minnewanka is a glacial lake in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. It’s located approximately 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) northeast of the town of Banff. The lake is 21 kilometers (13 mi) long and 142 meters (466 ft) deep, making it the second-longest lake in the mountain parks of the Canadian Rockies.
The name “Minnewanka” is a Stoney Nakoda word meaning “Lake of the Spirits.” The lake is home to a variety of wildlife, including bears, elk, deer, and waterfowl. It is also a popular destination for fishing, boating, and swimming.
This spectacular lake is a must-visit destination for anybody traveling to Banff National Park. It offers various activities including finishing, boating, and swimming and the stunning mountain scenery is something you have to see for yourself.