Mount Rundle at night

Banff, AB


OVERVIEW

Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, this picturesque tourist destination is known for its stunning natural beauty, including turquoise lakes, snow-capped mountains, and abundant wildlife. With an abundance of hiking trails, skiing opportunities, and world- famous rejuvenating hot springs this is a year-round haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

Image Credit: Travel Alberta/John Price @johnpricephotography

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Lake Minnewanka Beer Voyage

Dive in to the Lake Minnewanka Beer Voyage. Sip a selection of craft beer from Banff and Bow Valley while you enjoy amazing mountain views and entertaining stories about the lake’s history from your cruise guide. 


Highlights:

  • 1.5-hour cruise on Lake Minnewanka.
  • Relax in the heated, covered boat while your cruise guide entertains you with themed commentary and history about the lake.
  • Free take-home gift.
  • Enjoy craft beer paired with a fresh pretzl-sourdough bun from a local bakery.
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$91.00
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Columbia Icefield Adventure

Journey in an all-terrain Ice Explorer to the 10,000 year old Athabasca Glacier, where you can have a fully immersive experience learning about the fascinating history of the Athabasca Valley and exploring the glacier. You can also walk along the clear-floored Skywalk at the cliff’s edge for a jaw-dropping view.

Highlights:

  • Enjoy amazing 360˚ views of the mountaintop glaciers, waterfalls, and wildlife on the Skywalk, a glass-floor platform 918 feet in the air.
  • Return transportation to the Glacier Discovery Centre is included.
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FROM
$109.00
per adult

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Nearby cities

People walking along the boardwalk in Canmore

Canmore

Canmore, located just minutes away from Banff National Park, is a charming tourist destination renowned for its breathtaking mountain scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities. Visitors can enjoy activities like hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and exploring the town's vibrant arts and dining scene, making Canmore a perfect gateway to the natural wonders of the region.

Image Credit: Travel Alberta/Victoria Wakefield @picobac 

Scenic shot of two people in a red canoe on Maligne Lake with mountains in the background

Jasper

Jasper is a captivating destination celebrated for its unspoiled wilderness, including stunning glacial lakes, rugged mountains, and abundance of wildlife. Travellers come to Jasper National Park to experience world-class hiking, wildlife viewing, stargazing, and to soak in the serene beauty of this pristine natural paradise.

Credit: Travel Alberta/Pursuit/Mike Seehagel

Hiker looking out over the mountain view on Sarrail Ridge

Kananaskis

Kananaskis Country is a hidden gem for outdoor enthusiasts that are seeking a less crowded alternative to some popular Rocky Mountain hot spots. This stunning mountainous region offers an array of recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, camping, and horseback riding, all set against a backdrop of rugged peaks and serene alpine landscapes.

Photo credit: Travel Alberta/Mike Seehagel @mikeseehagel

Person kayaking on Lake Louise

Lake Louise

Nestled in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta, Lake Louise is known for its unbelievable turquoise water, and towering mountain peaks. Whether you visit during the summer or winter season, there are always plenty of activities to soak in the natural beauty of the area, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and photographers alike.

Image Credit: Travel Alberta/Katie Goldie @goldiehawn 


 
 
 

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