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Spacial way for you to discover hidden gem in Canadian Rockies


There are various Banff tours giving you fun, unique ways to explore and experience Canadian Rockies year around.

WaterRafting, HorseRiding, Heli-skiing, Dogleding, Snowmobling, and More!

You'll get an "insiders" point of view from your tour guide to see and know about places you might not discover on your own.

Here are lot of exciting tours & adventures which are categorized as Winter tours and Summer Tours.

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Summer Banff Tours

Summer Sightseeing Tours

If you don't drive, Sightseeing tours are the best way for people to explore highlight must see places.

Sightseeing Banff tours offers you a full and half day guided tours of Banff tours, Lake Louise and Moraine Lake cover all the must see and do viewpoints.

Also offers A full day Columbia Icefields Parkway tour includes an alpine picnic lunch and the glacier experience Ice Explorer.  This tour operates from April 15 to Oct 11 due to road condition restriction in winter.

White Water Rafting Banff tours (from May to September)

If sightseeing is your thing, there is no better way to experience the wonder and beauty of Canadian Rockies than a rafting trip on the Bow River, Kanaski River, or Kick horse. Where hidden beauty you cannot see by drive, or hike.

The rafting season on the Bow River runs from May to September, but the melting snow tends to make for the best rafting – if big water is your thing – in the late spring and early summer.

River Floating Tours (Mid May to Late Sept)

If you do not want rafting down the big rapids water, no problem, River floating on the Bow River is a good way for you to sit back, relax and enjoy the grandeur of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

You can choose 1 hour Hodoo tour or 3 hours Bow River Safari tour.

Your experienced river guides will share information on the Bow Valley's natural and local history. If you are interested in, click here for more ...

Horse Riding tours (April or May to Oct)

Horse riding in the Canadian Rockies is as local as Camel riding in the Sahara Desert. Horse riding tour brings you back country and explore hidden scene which you cannot see by driving, or event by hiking.

Banff horseback riding tours range from hourly horse rides with either mountain or river highlights, to full day Explorer trail rides, for those wanting to experience a little bit of backcountry by horseback.

Helicopter Tours

There are various heli-tours you can choose.

Helicopter sightseeing Banff tours offer you jaw-dropping bird`s eye view of beautiful Rockies.

There are three scenic flight tours, a 15 min Three Sister Peaks, a 25min Royal Canadian Heli tour of Goat and Sundance Ranges, or the ultimate 30min Mount Assiniboine heli tour to the "Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies".

Helicopter hike/walk tours offer you not only sightseeing, also take you to discover natural alpine landscapes on high mountain vistas.

ATV Tours (from Jun 15 - Sept 15)

One of the best and most unique ways to take in Canadian Rockies’ amazing scenery and rugged landscape is by ATV.

ATV tour from Banff to Paradise Ridge offers you 4 wheel power at your finger tips, and takes you through some rugged mountain scenery in the Canadian Rockies.

The ATV trip includes climbing to a 9000ft mountain top where a BBQ lunch is waiting.

You can choose half-day or full-day tour.

Via-Ferrata (Itallian for Iron Road)  

A NEW adventure for Banff National Park.

If you want to do some rock climbing, but you do not have experience. Via-Frrate is for you.  It offers you the stunning scenery, ascend breathtaking heights, and make memories to last a life time.

Via-Ferrata  is a cabled mountaineering path that you climb on fixed anchors, cables and ladders, or cross suspension bridges.  Two routes are set on Mt. Norquay.  

No climbing experience necessary.  Guiding and equipment provided.

Lake Minnewanka Boat Tours

Minnewanka Lake Tour: Daily cruises on Lake Minnewanka to Devil’s Gap are popular.

This Lake Minnewanka boat tour is a magnificent cruise that consists of a 1 hour tour of Lake Minnewanka and the surrounding area. Interpretive guides will teach you about the wildlife and vegetation that inhabit the Canadian Rockies

Banff Wildlife Tours

Viewing wildlife is one of the most popular and exciting activities for visitors to Banff National Park. You can choose:

  1. Event Wildlife Safari which provide the opportunity to see Elk, deer and coyotes.  You can see bears occasionally.
  2. Grizzly Bear Reguge Tour offers the best chance to see a grizzly bear.

Summer Private Guide Tours

Hire a Banff Guide and build your own Banff, Lake Louise or Jasper tour, based on your time schedule and interests.  Turn one of our scheduled tours into a private tour or create your own day itinerary.

you will have the added benefit of spending time with a local guide, who are happy to share their knowledge, experiences and recommendations.

Winter Banff Tours

Winter Sightseeing Tours

Sightseeing is still spectacular in the wintertime in Banff and Lake Louise with frozen waterfalls and lakes providing dramatic winter scenes.

A morning tour of Banff can still see wildlife seeking shelter from the harsh elements and the Lake Louise tour allows time for snowshoeing or shopping inside the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Icewalk Tour

Johnson Canyon Icewalk

The Johnston Canyon Icewalk traverses a series of steel catwalks that give spectacular views of the Johnston Canyon below. This popular ice walk will lead you past the lower falls and to the breathtaking upper icefalls.

Johnson Canyon Icewalk at night

All the spectacular winter scenes, where snow and ice have formed brilliant icicles and frozen waterfalls. Your guide will light up the canyon and lower falls with powerful uplights to showcase and capture nighttime images for your forever memory.

NOTE: This tour does not walk on the ice. If you want to step your feet on the ice, you should take Crotto Canyon Icewalk tour which allows you walk on the ice safely.

Grotto Canyon IceWalk

A short drive just outside Banff National Park, inside the Grotto Canyon, you actually walk on the frozen creek bed, through a narrow canyon, to a weeping ice waterfall.

You could easily see some ice climbers on the caynon wall, but you could easily miss the highlight of the icewalk- the ancient native pictographs, if it's not pointed out to you.

Grotto Canyon is our family’s favor hiking trail in summer. We hike here almost every year. Kids will love it.

Snowshoeing

Why go snowshoeing? Snowshoeing extends your hiking or running season into winter. It, just like hiking, takes you to where you normally can not reach by driving.

Never snowshoed before? Everyone is surprised how easy it is!

Dogsleding

Can you image how exciting you will be while you mush a group of huskies and are speeding through Rockies forest?

The Banff Dog Sleding tour offers you a unique, interactive and absolutely thrilling way to experience the Rocky Mountains!

There are various Dogsleding Banff tours. You can choose 30 minutes tours to 6 hours tours.

Helicopter Sightseeing and Dogsleding

Heli sightseeing and dog sledding Banff tours are all in one awesome package. Soar by helicopter into the wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountains near Canmore before spending a half-day tour by dog team.

Helicopter Sightseeing (year around)

There are three scenic flight tours, a 12 min Three Sister Peaks, a 25min Royal Canadian Heli tour of Goat and Sundance Ranges, or the ultimate 30min Mount Assiniboine heli tour to the "Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies".

Helicopter Skiing & Snowborading

Heli-skiing is an exciting, often heart pounding and thrilling adventure. Create memories that last a lifetime on this exciting tour that offers its guests the ultimate powder skiing experience.

One day is all you need to create memories to last a lifetime! Whether you are an intermediate, advanced or expert skier/boarder, you will love the vast slopes and untracked powder on gladed tree runs in the pristine and breathtaking Purcell Mountains.

Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling is great for families and those who are seeking an adrenaline rush.

Experience the excitement of driving a snowmobile through the Mountains. You will be guided through spectacular scenery and given the opportunity to play in the powder. The journey will take you on winding trails to just above treeline.

Snowkitting

Snowkiting is an cheerful new winter sport quickly gaining popularity across the world. The sport is similar to water-based kiteboarding, but with the footwear used in downhill skis or a snowboard, you'll be pulled across the snowy open areas on the Spray Lakes in Kananaskis Provincial Park.

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