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Hop-On and Hop-Off Banff Bus
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icon8 hours  (approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Overview

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. 
  • Choose to ride between two stops, or stop at each place along the route
  • Travel to spots that would be difficult to get to without a vehicle
  • An on-board guide can give advice or book tickets for you
  • Each 48-seat bus is less than five years old
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English speaking tour escort/host on board each bus
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
GST (Goods and Services Tax)
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
12:00 AM

Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Oversized or excessive items are not allowed unless they can fit on your lap. This includes strollers.
  • Infant/Booster seats are not provided.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • There is no wifi on board
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY HopOnBanff Ltd.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.


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star-5
Best of Banff!
lorettarcooper
, Sep 2019
Dominique and Tyler are warm and gracious hosts for your trip to Banff-- much more than tour guides-- they take time with each passenger to understand their itinerary and make helpful suggestions; where to go, what to see etc. Dominique provided great local insights that shaped not only my Hop On Tour, but my trip plan for the next 3 days in the park. Terrific travel professionals. Highly recommended!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and recommendation to other travellers. Dominique is super happy to hear that her recommendations for the rest of your trip went well also.
star-5
Every stop was great...
Jane_B
, Sep 2019
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.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Thank you so much for your review, and yes, we do our best to be on time and reliable for everyone! Cheers to you from all of us here!
star-5
Amazing
Sharon_A
, Sep 2019
Despite having the trip disrupted by road works the guides sorted it so everyone saw what they wanted with the minimum delay. Very friendly and informative.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
The road works definitely caused us some consternation getting around Banff. It is really great to hear that our efforts to minimize the impact on you, our guest, was noticed is a fantastic reward! Thank you for recognizing the efforts of our guides and drivers. And thank you for your recommendation to other travellers!
star-5
Great option
Bill_A
, Sep 2019
If you want to see the top attractions at the busy time of the year this is the thing to do; the bus gets you right to the front, you can adjust your schedule to fit what you want to see the most and the staff is knowledgeable and helpful we will definitely do this again.
star-5
Great way to get around the Banff and Lake Louise area
Kaley H
, Sep 2019
We were visiting without a car and this was a great way to see the main attractions. The hosts were friendly and helpful with suggestions to get the most out of our day.
star-5
Great day on the Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus
Ronald_M
, Sep 2019
I would recommend this attraction. Guides were super. Saw things would have missed without going on this attraction.
star-5
Day tour
Julie_L
, Sep 2019
This tour was amazing! Dont give it a second thought. Do it. Guides were excellent. Scenery was fantastic
star-5
Wonderful way to see the lakes
Jaxster9639
, Aug 2019
Comfy yellow school bus, on time, great information and stories on the routes. Monique was So helpful organising what you can fit in and what you can see and do. Cannot recommend this trip enough
star-2
Disappointing!!
Marlene_R
, Aug 2019
Bus was cramped and dated. Was told could not do one of stop off. On return trip was told we could have made the stop off. Didn't get to stop off at Lake Louise chateau, only at the gondola. Very disappointing.
star-5
Must do when visiting!
Climber53905052958
, Aug 2019
My husband and I were in banff for our anniversary and booking the tour was one highlight of our trip. Stops at all the places we wanted to go to without all the hassle of trying to battle the crowds. Dom and Tyler were great. Dom was very informative and you learn a lot of interesting facts and Tyler’s stories of past tourists are really funny. We also saw two bears. At the end of the trip Dom asks everyone what else they have planned and I asked her for tips to go back to Moraine to canoe and she graciously allowed us to get back on the bus two days later so we don’t have to battle the crowds or have any trouble. It was soo nice of her to allow us to do that. We have already recommended this tour to three other groups of friends visiting Banff this year bc it was truly a great experience of kind people and hospitality.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Next best thing since sliced bread!
Debandgirls
, Aug 2019
We scheduled the bus twice during our stay in Banff this past July. Dominique and Nick were super hosts, helped us plan our daily schedules, and gave us helpful tips to make the most out of our vacation. Seeing the closed parking lots, long lines in the overflow lots, and cars parked miles up the roads made us so glad we didn't drive ourselves. The bus drove us right up to our entrances and we started off our days stress free. Compliments to our hosts who made us feel so welcomed. We enjoyed visiting with them during our time on the bus. We will for sure utilize the Hop On and Hop Off bus next time in Banff and highly recommend it to others!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
A day well spent
Go25053831831
, Jun 2019
The guides on this trip were outstanding ensuring everyone maximised their experience. Buses ran on time.
star-5
Bob from Texas
GoPlaces23659559105
, Jun 2019
Nick and Dominique were delightful. Very helpful and friendly. We traveled to several destinations. We would recommend this to anyone that wants to leave the driving to someone else.
star-5
Best decision we made
Heather_H
, Aug 2018
Tyler & Louise were amazing and gave us pointers to get most sights in on our trip. Skip lake Louise and spend entire time in moraine!
star-5
Fantastic!
Alexandra_C
, Jul 2018
Awesome experience! The staff was so friendly and informed. It was so easy to see all of the sights without having to deal with parking. The best way to see Banff!
star-5
Just Do It
Marilyn_N
, Jul 2018
Great way to familiarize yourself with the Banff area. Several options to see & spend time in the places you are most interested. Very friendly & informative guides. So glad we chose this tour!
star-4
Nice Day in Banff
Deanna_C
, Jul 2018
My husband and I enjoyed the experience. It is definitely worth letting them do the maneuvering. If we had brought our own vehicle, we would not have been able to go to see Lake Morrraine. Make sure to begin with the earliest time to beat the crowds.
star-5
Absolutely fantastic, well worth the...
Lyndon W
, Oct 2017
Absolutely fantastic, well worth the money. Both tour guides were full of useful tips. Would definitely recommend and would use again. Get up early though to miss the crowds, we caught the 7.30am bus in Banff. It was worth the early start.
star-5
We had a fantastic day visting...
Denise H
, Oct 2017
We had a fantastic day visting different areas and having the time to explore them, bus was easy to pick up and staff were great and knowledgeable to help us plan our day!
star-5
Perfect way to start our vacation...
Susan G
, Sep 2017
Perfect way to start our vacation. Our guide Tyler gave great tips and recommendations on seeing the sights in the area.

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