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What starts out as meltwater from the Bow Glacier in Banff National Park turns into the stunning turquoise-colored Bow River, which winds steadily through the Canadian Rockies and the outdoor and adventure towns of Banff and Canmore. The Bow River provides a natural habitat for wildlife and several species of trout, as well as many opportunities for hiking, paddling, and fishing.

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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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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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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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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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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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Full Day Adventure Tour | Banff, Lake Louise & Johnston Canyon | Winter

Full Day Adventure Tour | Banff, Lake Louise & Johnston Canyon | Winter

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Maximize your Banff winter adventure with this jam-packed tour. Over one epic day, you’ll ice-skate on Lake Louise, snowshoe down hidden trails, take in Johnston Canyon’s icicle-laden waterfalls, and stop at a few amazing spots too under-the-radar for the guidebooks. Tailoring itineraries each day, your guides always look to avoid the crowds and spend more time exploring Banff’s surreal alpine landscapes.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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eBike and Hike Banff to Johnston Canyon small group guided program
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eBike and Hike Banff to Johnston Canyon small group guided program

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Maximize time in Banff with a small-group guided e-bike and hiking tour. Cover ground quickly on an e-bike as you admire views of Vermilion Lakes, the forests of Legacy Trail, and the Bow Valley Parkway. Continue this half-day tour with a day hike to Johnston Canyon, including the Lower Falls Bridge. Combine two popular activities in one guided tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Discover Lake Louise (Spring & Fall Sightseeing)

Discover Lake Louise (Spring & Fall Sightseeing)

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Discover the best places for photos along the Bow Valley Parkway. This half-day bus tour out of Banff (maximum of 24 guests) includes three stops--including one hour at Lake Louise for local exploring. Keep an eye out for wildlife and enjoy a snack of maple cookies and hot chocolate.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Tunnel Mountain Trail: a Smartphone Audio Nature Tour

Tunnel Mountain Trail: a Smartphone Audio Nature Tour

Listen to a nature guide through your smartphone as you hike to the incredible summit of Tunnel Mountain following the Tunnel Mountain Trail. On this 4.3 km (return) tour, you'll hear about the famous Banff character Bill Peyto, Sleeping Buffalo, local plants and wildlife, and some Banff Park history. Highlights include the views of the mighty Bow River, Sulphur Mountain, the Town of Banff, and more! The tour also comes with a fun location-based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and guess the answer. Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, guide commentary will automatically play! Getting started is easy, just book the tour, download the app and go. Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to. *** Please check the condition of the trail before booking, especially in the Fall/Winter/Spring.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Deluxe Evening Tour to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake with Dinner

Deluxe Evening Tour to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake with Dinner

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Lake Louise and Moraine Lake are widely considered the most beautiful corners of the Banff National Park, but their popularity means they can get busy with nature-loving sightseers. On this tour, visit Lake Louise and Moraine Lake in the evening and admire the scenery when the crowds have gone. Spot native wildlife along the Bow Valley Parkway and enjoy dinner in a log cabin in the Baker Creek Mountain Resort.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Self-Guided Audio Tours for the Canadian Rockies

Self-Guided Audio Tours for the Canadian Rockies

Don't miss a thing as GyPSy Guide's Canadian Rockies Audio Tour takes you on an incredible journey through craggy mountains, sparkling lakes, and ancient glaciers. Along the way, you'll be guided to all of the area's famous highlights while you spot wildlife along with the world's most scenic drives. This self-guided audio tour helps you discover more on your road trip with fascinating behind-the-scenes stories, local tips, and directions that play automatically along the drive. Enjoy the freedom to explore offline at your own pace so you can spend more time at places that interest you, and bypass any that don’t.
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  • 12 hours to 1 day
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Bow River hours of operation: Daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.