Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour

Icefields Parkway: Jasper to Banff

This one-way tour from Jasper to Banff 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, Jasper and Banff. Sightseeing stops along this beautiful highway will include Athabasca Falls, the Weeping Wall, Bow Lake, and the Crowfoot Glacier. 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 explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking 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 lunch is also included.
per person
May-Oct
8:30am
10 Hours
Rockies Heli Sightseeing Tours at the Icefields

Icefields Helicopter Flights

See the Canadian Rockies on spectacular Icefields heli sightseeing flights with glaciers, icefalls, waterfalls, alpine lakes and 11,200 foot peaks. Located 25 minutes from the famous Columbia Icefields between Banff and Jasper, these helicopter tours are perfect for those who like to venture off the beaten track and fully immerse themselves into the incredible sights and sounds of nature. Want to stop along the way? A one-hour scenic stopover for a hike or snowshoe (depending on the season), and a picnic can be added on to all flights. Choose from three sightseeing flights: 20 Minutes  - Six Glaciers Tour Get ready for the most awe-inspiring 20 minutes of your life! Deep in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, you’ll lift off to an incredible view of Abraham Lake and soar at a cool 100mph, 9,000 ft (2,900m) over Cline
per person
Year Round
Throughout the day
20 Mins, 30 Mins, 55 Mins
Ice Hockey at the Calgary Saddledome with Discover Banff Tours

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. This tour takes you from Banff to the Saddledome Stadium in Calgary in a luxury coach with expert commentary from your on-board guide. 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. Please see the Schedule tab for the full list of seat tickets available for each game. Your Banff visit wouldn’t be complete without the quintessentially Canadian experience of seeing an ice hockey game.
per person
Oct-Apr
Varies, approx 3 hours before the game
8 Hours
Experience a full day snowmobiling adventure with Discover Banff Tours in the Canadian Rockies

Golden Snowmobiling

Experience the excitement of driving a snowmobile up to 7,000 feet through the majestic Rocky Mountains in Golden, BC on a full day tour! You will be guided through spectacular scenery and given the opportunity to play in the powder. After an informational safety talk, the guide will help you get you familiar with your new eco-friendly 600cc snowmobile (with heated hand-grips and easy-to-use controls). Start your ride by winding your way up through the scenic mountain trails, and your guide will stop to offer instructional tips and interesting information about the area. After a short break for creamy hot chocolate and homemade cookies, and another ride further up the mountain to about 7,000 feet, enjoy a delicious mountainside BBQ lunch. Enjoy chatting with other guests while warming up by the fire! After making your journey back down the
per person
Nov-Apr
10:00am
4-4.5 Hours
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Sanctuary Walk in Cochrane

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
See wolfdogs on the intro tour at the 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. Please note that Intro Tours will not be running from October 22nd to November 19th 2018, due to construction work on the viewing platform. 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
per person
Year Round
10:45am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, 3:45pm
30 Mins
The interactive tour allows you to feed wolfdogs at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary near Banff in the Canadian Rockies
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
Private Banff sleigh ride with sparkling wine with Discover Banff Tours in the Canadian Rockies

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
Canmore Caves

Canmore Caves Explorer Tour

An introduction to the amazing world of caves, spending two 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 four hours underground as you climb, crawl, wiggle and slide 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 cave you’ll
per person
Year Round
8:45am, 10:15am, 11:45am
6 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 Thursdays and you’ll arrive right
per person
Jan-Mar
6:40am
12 Hours

Dogsledding – Flight of the Great Snowy Owl 2.5 Hrs

A helicopter sightseeing flight and dogsledding tour all in one awesome package in Canmore! This tour is not available to book online. Please contact us for tour enquiries and bookings. If possible, please provide the following details to assist with your booking: each participant's age, weight, name, allergies, dietary requirements, medical conditions and physical restrictions. Please include whether you would prefer to be on a self-drive or instructor-driven sled and if multiple sleds are booked please note who will be going with who. 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,
per person
Dec-Apr
9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
2.5 Hours