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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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$139.46
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$139.46

Rocky Mountain Day Tour: Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake

Rocky Mountain Day Tour: Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake

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Discover the uniquely striking scenery of the Canadian Rockies—and get up close and personal with the highlight lakes and landmarks of Banff and Yoho National Parks—on this full-day tour from Calgary. Depart in the morning via comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle: your first stop is dramatic Lake Louise, followed by the turquoise-hued Moraine Lake. Next, continue to Emerald Lake, and finish with a stop at Kicking Horse River.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$101.43
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk
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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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$70.63
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$70.63

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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$117.37
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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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$117.37
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$117.37
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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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$140.00
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$140.00
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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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$150.74
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$150.74

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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$62.02
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$62.02

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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$70.63
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Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk
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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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$70.63
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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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$36.18
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The Sights of Banff: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

The Sights of Banff: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

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Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you explore incredible Banff! On this 5 km (return) sightseeing tour, you'll explore Banff's past as well as it's present as we point out historical buildings, sculptures, sights & attractions. Highlights include the Banff Administration Building, Luxton Home Museum, Central Park & the Cascades of Time Gardens! Don't just see the beauty of Banff, hear what it has to say! Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play. The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer. Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices. Enjoy anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop & start anywhere along route. Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$4.93
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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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$57.95
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$57.95

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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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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$77.53
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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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$49.97
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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
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2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure

2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure

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Saddle up and head out on the Rocky Mountain trails in Banff National Park. Explore the area by horseback with your cowboy guide to see the area in a way you can only experience from on the back of a horse. With a guide in the lead and a guide bringing up the rear, your ride will be a safe, fun adventure in the wilderness.  
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  • 2 hours
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$111.12
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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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$91.96
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Banff National Park Big Canoe Tour

Banff National Park Big Canoe Tour

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Delve deep into the Banff National Park and admire the scenery from the water on this canoe adventure. Paddle along the pretty Bow River and listen as your guide sheds light on centuries of Canadian history and heritage. Watch the riverbanks for sightings of native wildlife, then finish your canoe tour with light refreshments.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.55
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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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$198.12
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1 Hour Spray River Ride

1 Hour Spray River Ride

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Follow in the footsteps of Canada’s rugged pioneers during this guided horseback ride through stunning Banff National Park. Get access to more sights in less time, moving swiftly through the tranquil Canadian wilderness. Highlights include a first-hand peek at Bow Falls and its surrounding mountain range and a chance to lead your horse across Spray River.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.94
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Hop-On and Hop-Off Banff Bus

Hop-On and Hop-Off Banff Bus

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Discover Banff National Park at your own pace with a ticket for the Hop-On bus. Buy your ticket in advance to guarantee your spot on the shuttle that zips around to attractions in the park not easily accessible without wheels. The modern school bus style shuttle goes between the town of Banff, Johnston Canyon, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Samson Mall, and the Lake Louise gondola. You choose where to visit and when. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.92
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Private Tour for 1 to 10 guests of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway
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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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$559.08
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What people are saying about Banff Tours

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Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway - Full-Day Tour
"Robbie was a wonderful guide and host. Very knowledgeable and a good story teller! The sites were breathtaking. Definitely layer up. It gets cold the higher you go. Loved it"..."
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Rocky Mountain Day Tour: Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake
"Eric is our driver and guide tour. He speaks english very well. I recommend this tour. You will see the best 3 lakes in Banff. Me and my sister have a wonderful day and great pictures during our tour.Thank you so much Eric!"..."
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk
"The Johnson Canyon Icewalk was one of the highlights of our trips. Our guide Nick was great and very informational. I would highly recommend the guided tour as you learn all the facts and history of the canyon and the Bow Valley Parkway. You can always go back for a second look on your own. Highly recommend! The scenery is amazing."..."
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Banff Area 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff
"Beautiful and perfect 1-day tour! Guide is very knowledgeable and courteous, Bus was a small 24-seater, perfect size. Sulphur Mountain Gondola Ride is a must-see, breathtaking 360 views of surrounding mountains: scenery is amazing. Banff downtown is great, and just enough time to walk around and visit. Loved the day!"..."
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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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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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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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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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Grotto Canyon Icewalk
"Great tour. The ice was gorgeous, the canyon was so beautiful and fun to trek through. Our guide was very good, and had maple cookies and hot chocolate for us at the canyon end. Seeing the thousand year old petroglyphs was really interesting."..."
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Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk
"Neil was our guide! Every knowledgeable and engaging. Despite the cold weather the canyon was much warmer with no wind. It was beautiful to see the canyon at night."..."
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Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
"A lovely little trail ride, staff were friendly and very knowledgeable. Bundle up . And bring an blanket . Hotchocolate and time by the fire after to warm up..a lovely winter activity."..."
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
"I had planned a wonderful weekend getaway with my kiddos....and it also happened to be the weekend Santa was visiting. My children received ornaments and cookies to decorate and a special visit with Santa. Memories made and a very happy momma. Thank you ❤"..."
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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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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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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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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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2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
"It was so much fun! The time was just right. 2 hours of riding through the woods up and down a hill along the river! It was absolutely stunning! I got educated a lot on this trip as well and learned some about the mountains, the Cave and the river! Absolutely recommend!!"..."
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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 Big Canoe Tour
"Austin was a great guide. Very informative and fun. The canoe ride had beautiful views and was very informative. No strength or physical assertion required. Will definitely return in the future"..."
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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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1 Hour Spray River Ride
"The guide was friendly and helpful. Great sightseeing. Would recommend to friends. Reasonably priced."..."
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Hop-On and Hop-Off Banff Bus
"Local, friendly and informed guides. Shuttles run on time- don't be late. All the chosen stops were beautiful, even in the rain! Don't miss Johnson Gorge's beautiful blue water."..."
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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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