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 activities
per person
May-Oct
Throughout the day
Open Ticket
Banff Sightseeing 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 four passenger, modern glass enclosed gondola. Marvel at the unsurpassed view of Banff, the Bow Valley and a 360 degree view of six scenic mountain ranges from 2,281 metres (7,486 feet) 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 coffee shop, a snack bar, interpretive hiking trails and an interactive giant compass.
per person
Year Round
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 log 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
per person
Jun-Sep
6 Days
9+
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
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. 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