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Johnston Canyon Icewalk

Johnston Canyon Icewalk

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Experience the winter wonderland of Banff’s Johnston Canyon on this ice walk tour. Join a professional guide on a hike along the canyon’s steel walkways, to visit the beautiful lower and upper waterfalls, and learn how this majestic canyon was formed. Your excursion includes round-trip transportation, ice cleats, and a hiking pole, plus a light snack and hot chocolate to help warm you up.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.15
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$72.15

Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway - Full-Day Tour
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Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway - Full-Day Tour

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The Rockies boast some of Canada’s most spectacular scenery, but the rugged mountain terrain poses a unique set of challenges. On this full-day sightseeing tour, enjoy round-trip travel from Banff and reach far-flung attractions including Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway in comfort. Stop at picturesque spots including Bow Falls and Moraine Lake, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 15 people.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.45
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$142.45

Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff

Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff

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Take a charming horse-driven sleigh ride through the snow-covered meadows of Banff during this rustic 40-minute tour. Cozy up with family, friends, or a loved one as your friendly driver whisks you away on a sightseeing tour of the area’s stunning mountain peaks.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.96
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$36.96

Banff to Calgary YYC Airport – Private Shuttle

Banff to Calgary YYC Airport – Private Shuttle

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Whether your vacation is coming to an end or you’re a Banff local jetting off on a trip, this transfer service takes the hassle out of getting to Calgary Airport from Banff. Select your pickup location and your driver will be waiting there for you. You’ll get to the airport in good time, with no need to tour the countryside picking up strangers as this is a private service.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.64
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$155.64
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Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff

Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff

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Enjoy this full-day tour from Banff, visiting the Athabasca Glacier and the stunning scenery lining the breathtaking Icefields Parkway. This tour travels halfway along the world-famous Icefields Parkway, recognized as one of the top drives in the world passing numerous Rocky Mountain peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, and emerald lakes. Your tour also includes round-trip transport from Banff, a mountain picnic lunch, Glacier Skywalk, and an all-terrain Ice Explorer tour.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$237.56
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$237.56

Banff Gondola Ride Admission

Banff Gondola Ride Admission

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Maximize your views of Banff National Park with minimal exertion during this round-trip gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Take in views of six different mountain ranges and nearby rivers aboard your state-of-the-art alpine transport, offering large windows and seating for four guests. Enjoy time exploring the ridge line boardwalk before returning back to town.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.19
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$59.19

Covered Wagon or Horseback Ride in Banff with Western Cookout

Covered Wagon or Horseback Ride in Banff with Western Cookout

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Saddle up for a ride along the Bow River in Banff and a Western style cookout. Choose from riding on horseback or in a covered wagon through the beautiful Rocky Mountain terrain. At the dining site, spend some time perfecting your roping skills or relaxing with a game of horseshoes before “tucking in”--that’s cowboy speak for “eating”—a yummy BBQ meal.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.71
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$104.71

Banff National Park Tour with Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

Banff National Park Tour with Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

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Discover Lake Louise and Moraine Lake on this guided tour from Banff. Located inside the Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, the lakes are well-known for their distinct turquoise hues. Gain insight into the area’s mountaineering history, admire views of the Valley of Ten Peaks and leave with plenty of frame-worthy photos. Round-trip transportation is included on this small-group tour. Don’t miss this seasonal tour that operates from April to November.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.19
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$79.19

Banff Area 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

Banff Area 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

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Explore many of Banff National Park’s key sights—and don’t worry about driving yourself—on this stress-free, full-day tour from Calgary or Banff Town. Set off in the morning, and travel in an air-conditioned coach. You’ll visit landmarks like Sulphur Mountain (upgrade for a gondola ride) and the dramatic Bow Falls, will tour the Johnston Canyon Walk, and will have time at leisure for wandering and lunch (own expense) in Banff Town.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.89
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$119.89
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Lake Louise & Yoho N.P & Moraine Lake 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

Lake Louise & Yoho N.P & Moraine Lake 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

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Skirt the slopes of the Continental Divide as you explore Yoho National Park and beyond with an experienced local guide all year around. Spend time meandering along the shores of Moraine Lake's opalescent waters and examine the natural span of a river-carved bridge created over thousands of years. Find out how railway engineers overcame the Continental Divide's steep terrain with a visit to the serpentine Spiral Tunnels. From a central meeting location in Calgary, heading toward the evergreen forest and granite peaks of Yoho National Park. Look for moose, bear, and elk that call this stunning landscape home, and make a stop at Lake Louise to snap photos of its turquoise waters. In the winter, snow capped mountains surround the famous lake with Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise providing a classy backdrop. *Moraine Lake is closed before June and after mid-October. Will be replaced by other sightseeing points.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.89
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$119.89
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Experience Ice Climbing

Experience Ice Climbing

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The Ice Experience program is designed to allow people of all abilities to experience the exciting sport of waterfall ice climbing. Our guides are incredible instructors, skilled climbers, and fun to be around. They are certified to the highest standards in the industry by the ACMG/IFMGA, so you can rest assured that you are in good hands.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.96
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$151.96

Private Tour of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway for up to 13 guests

Private Tour of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway for up to 13 guests

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See the vast landscapes, soaring mountains, and baby blue Lake Louise during this small-group, full-day, guided tour of Banff onboard a mini-bus. Experience driving on the Ice Field Parkway and make a stop at Lake Minnewanka keeping an eye out for elks and bighorn sheep. Lookout over the mountain town of Banff from high above at the Mount Norquay from lookout before stopping at Chateau Lake Louise to explore.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$898.71
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$898.71
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Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk

Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk

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Discover one of Banff National Park’s most popular hiking trails at night, without the fear of getting lost, during this small-group tour. Equipped with a headlight, explore Johnston Canyon with a guide leading the way, and marvel at shimmering frozen waterfalls and hike along a suspended catwalk. Then, take a break to warm up mid-route with hot chocolate and maple cookies.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.15
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$72.15

Evening Wildlife Safari

Evening Wildlife Safari

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Join an animal-spotting bus tour in Banff National Park, observing the park’s amazing wildlife at dusk on this 2-hour, small-group tour that’s perfect for nature enthusiasts. Enjoy Banff’s beautiful landscapes in the evening searching for elk, deer, bears and more because each tour has a 95% success rate of viewing animals in their natural environment. You'll also hear about the park's efforts to protect animals and their habitat from your expert guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.04
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Columbia Icefield Adventure 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

Columbia Icefield Adventure 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

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Explore the frozen expanses of the Columbia Icefield, snap photos of the snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountains, and learn about the erosive legacy of the Crowfoot Glacier on this day trip around Banff and Jasper's national parks. Hop out to explore a small corner of the largest icefield in North America and consider consider an OPTIONAL tour to the Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer, once in a lifetime experience to visit the heart of the incredible Icefields Parkway. Continue on to the shores of Bow Lake, where you can snap photos of the Waputik Range's jagged peaks, and check out the icy foot of the Crowfoot Glacier. Learn how this massive sheet of ice carved out the area's mountain-studded skyline, and then swing by Peyto Lake, whose blue-green waters seem to glow due to their high mineral content.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.88
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$152.88
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Discover Grizzly Bears from Banff

Discover Grizzly Bears from Banff

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Pursue the elusive Canadian Grizzly Bear on this 10-hour excursion through Banff and Yoho National Parks, perfect for animal- and nature-lovers alike. Head out for a gondola ride up to 7,700 feet for a mountain-top lunch at Canada’s highest restaurant, and then take a chairlift ride up to the world’s largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat to see Boo the resident bear rescued as a cub. This full-day trip also includes round-trip transportation, professional guide, lunch and light refreshments.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.37
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Half Day Johnston Canyon Ice Canyon Hike | Banff

Half Day Johnston Canyon Ice Canyon Hike | Banff

Radventures presents: Johnston Canyon Explorer. Explore Banff National Park's winter wonderland of Johnston Canyon at your own pace on this guided/self-guided hybrid tour. This incredible winter hike features bridges suspended to the canyon walls, taking you across and over cascading waterfalls with pillars of blue ice surrounding you. This tour includes return shared transportation to & from your accommodation in Banff, crampons/ice-cleats hire and the opportunity to explore the magic of Johnston Canyon at your own pace. For more information, please visit the Radventures website.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.28
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Discover Lake Louise & Snowshoeing

Discover Lake Louise & Snowshoeing

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Widely considered the Banff National Park’s top attraction, Lake Louise is transformed in winter into a snowy wonderland—but booking transportation to reach it independently from Banff is time-consuming. This hassle-free transfer service includes round-trip travel from central Banff, with interpretive commentary from your guide along the way. Enjoy free time to explore Lake Louise at leisure, with snow-shoes and warming refreshments included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.15
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$72.15

Banff to Calgary Private Shuttle

Banff to Calgary Private Shuttle

Fully customized pickup and drop off location Fully customized pickup time available 24/7 Enjoy the breathtaking views of Canadian Rockies Reliable commercial vehicle provides hassle-free transfer service Professional driver with inimitable driving skills and safety guaranteed
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$298.21
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Grotto Canyon Icewalk
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Grotto Canyon Icewalk

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Hike on a frozen creek, and explore surreal rock formations and indigenous wall art on this small-group tour through Grotto Canyon. Your specialist guide explains the unique history and geology of the canyon as you glide past wondrous icefalls in this sublime winter environment. The tour also includes use of ice cleats and a hiking pole, plus a light snack and hot chocolate.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.15
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3 Hour Bow Valley Loop Horseback Ride

3 Hour Bow Valley Loop Horseback Ride

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Situated within Banff National Park, the pretty town of Banff is the stepping stone to some of Canada’s most beautiful mountain landscapes. On this tour, swing into the saddle and trek through the Rocky Mountains scenery on horseback with your guide. Follow rugged trails past dense forests and shimmering lakes, and enjoy a relaxing introduction to the spectacular Banff National Park. Along the way, spot native beavers and elk in their natural habitat.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.09
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$175.09

Private Tour for 1 to 10 guests of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway

Private Tour for 1 to 10 guests of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway

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Stand beside Lake Louise and experience the vast landscapes, soaring mountains, of Banff during this small-group, private full-day, guided tour along the Icefield Parkway. Bring up to five passengers and set off along the winding and spectacular road making stops at stop at Lake Minnewanka, Bow falls, Crowfoot Glacier and more. Enjoy aerial views of of Banff from Mount Norquay after ascending its switchback road to the top.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$571.09
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Winter Tour: Banff and Its Wildlife
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Winter Tour: Banff and Its Wildlife

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Take an unexpected winter excursion through the landscape of Banff as you search for the park’s famous wildlife on this tour. Head out on a nature-spotting tour to observe animals and learn about their ability to survive the cold winter months. Your morning tour includes round-trip transportation, a professional guide, a light snack and hot chocolate.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.35
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1 Hour Bow River Ride

1 Hour Bow River Ride

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Saddle up for a journey through the celebrated landscape of Banff National Park on this guided horseback riding adventure. Get out of the car and onto the trails of the Bow River or the Spray River and enjoy the area’s beautiful outdoor environment, largely unchanged from the days of the pioneers. This equine-themed odyssey includes a guide, use of a horse, and all necessary equipment.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.15
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What people are saying about Banff Tours

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Johnston Canyon Icewalk
"Excellent guide Melanie. Fabulous and beautiful nature. Enjoyed the hot chocolate and the good company"..."
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Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway - Full-Day Tour
"The tour was great and Robbie was an amazing guide. Icefield Parkway was closed so we went to Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge in Yoho."..."
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Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
"All staff were wonderful and accommodating. The weather was terribly cold on Christmas day! Thank you to all staff for making this a great experience."..."
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Banff to Calgary YYC Airport – Private Shuttle
"I booked this transfer 48 hours before I required it, and the company was very accommodating. Aljay arrived on time, his vehicle was clean, and he loaded and unloaded our bags. The weather conditions that day were poor, but he got us to our destination safely and on time."..."
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Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff
"Aaron was our guide, he was very knowledgeable and added lots of interesting points, re native tribes in the area."..."
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
"What a stunning view and great experience. I would definitely recommend to friends and family. A must in Banff"..."
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Covered Wagon or Horseback Ride in Banff with Western Cookout
"Covered wagon with cook out was excellent! Our entires Our Our family enjoyed the adventure! 18 months to 60 years of age. Our wrangler was fantastic who answered many questions from our grandchildren and family."..."
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Banff National Park Tour with Lake Louise and Moraine Lake
"Andrew, our guide was fantastic. Knowlegeable, great story teller. The trip was excellent, not too long, just right. Well worth it."..."
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Banff Area 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff
"The trip was really memorable and had amazing experience. Our tour guide Allen was supper helpful and provided all information related to the places we visited. He made sure we were comfortable throughout the trip. Highly recommended and definitely worth it!"..."
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Lake Louise & Yoho N.P & Moraine Lake 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff
"The views of Lake Moraine were surreal. Very enjoyable trip. Great scenery and the tour guide Jessy was very funny and very kind. If you are on budget, bring some foods with you because the price at lake Louise is insane! Would definitely do again."..."
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Private Tour of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway for up to 13 guests
"Go with beyond Banff. Robbie is an amazing guide, very knowledgeable and very accommodating. Thank you again for the wonderful time!"..."
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Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk
"This was incredible, so beautiful and the moon was so bright we didn’t even need to use our head torches for most of it. Heidi our guide was amazing she had so much knowledge about the area and some great stories she was lovely to be on the hike with, we would definitely recommend this and will be back again."..."
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Evening Wildlife Safari
"We were driving to the Banff Springs Hotel and saw a hugh male Elk walking across the road on his way to the golf course. If you want to see Elk , they all hang out on the golf course at this hotel. Donna Toronto"..."
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Columbia Icefield Adventure 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff
"Allan was super nice, informative and pleasant to be around, took us safely up to the Columbia Icefields with a nice sense of humor he made the day extra beautiful. I super recommend Allan (the driver), Calgary Tours - Viator (the travel agency) and the trip "Columbia Icefields 1 day trip"..."
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Discover Grizzly Bears from Banff
"Great experience and totally worth it !! You must plan this in your next trip to Banff !! Lots to see and discover .."..."
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Discover Lake Louise & Snowshoeing
"Andrew and his team were. Very knowledgeable and made the experience worthwhile. I would def suggest going on the tour and the hike"..."
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Grotto Canyon Icewalk
"My mom and I booked two activities with viator (johnston canyon and grotto icewalk), which was with the Discover Banff company. Both days we were with Erin, which was truly an amazing guide. She told us all about the rockies, history, and answered all of our questions. The thing so special about her is that she's not only reading a text, she really has a lot of knowledge and is passionate about what she does and it shows !! Plus, her good mood is so contagious and makes the activites even more pleasant. I highly recommend you to book these two activities with that company, that also gave us a little break to eat cookies and hot chocolate. They also provide you with ice cleats and batons if you like. Amazing moments thank you !!!"..."
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3 Hour Bow Valley Loop Horseback Ride
"We had an amazing ride. The guide Brooklyn was funny, kind, and knowledgeable. The horses were a delight and clearly well cared for. The scenery during the ride was beautiful. Best trail ride I’ve ever done:)"..."
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Private Tour for 1 to 10 guests of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway
"Rob Jr. and his father are the best guides you can find in Banff and the surrounding areas. White glove service and extremely knowledgeable."..."
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Winter Tour: Banff and Its Wildlife
"Our driver Raven was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about our trip. Added bonus we spotted an Elk which made it more enjoyable and the scenery was amazing great stopping areas for some great photos"..."
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1 Hour Bow River Ride
"First time we were riding- perfect Everybody helped us- we felt save from the first second- thanks for everything"..."

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