Top 23 Things to do in Banff National Park, Alberta

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2-Day Canadian Rockies Tour to Vancouver
Travel from Alberta to Vancouver over the course of 2 days, admiring rugged mountain landscapes and pristine wilderness in the Canadian Rockies. Stop for an overnight stay in Sun Peaks, take the air tram over the rushing waters of Hell's... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

$524
per adult

6 Glaciers Helicopter Flight & Twin Falls Hike
Take off for an outdoor adventure filled with stunning natural scenery, ancient glaciers, and the Columbia Icefield, all seen from a high-flying helicopter. Touch down in an alpine meadow and take a leisurely trek through the woods for sweeping views... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$164
per adult

Banff Gondola Ride
Climb aboard the Banff Gondola and glide to the top of Sulphur Mountain with breathtaking views of the famous 6 mountain ranges. Along the way keep your eyes peeled for wildlife like marmots and Canada jays, and then snap a... Read More

Categories: Attractions

8 minutes

$33
per adult

Brewster's Mountains, Lakes & Waterfalls Tour
Stunning vistas and picturesque lookout points in the Canadian Rockies await you on this breathtaking excursion through Banff and Yoho National Parks. Both parks are known for abundant wildlife—keep your eyes peeled for mountain goats, elk, big horn sheep, and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

15 hours

Free cancellation

$147
per adult

Brewster: Glacier Adventure & Skywalk Tour
Explore the most visited glacier in North America in the heart of the Canadian Rockies—Athabasca Glacier. Take an exhilarating walk out onto the glacier and capture some of its melting water. Go beyond nature's edge and step out onto the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$65
per adult

Columbia Icefield Discovery Sightseeing Tour
Travel into the Canadian Rockies and along one of the world's most spectacular routes to the Columbia Icefield. At the glacier, board a massive Ice Explorer for an adventure atop this ancient ice block. Explore this moving mass as you... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

14 hours

Free cancellation

$216
per adult

Complete Columbia Icefields Helicopter Tour
Take in all the rugged, wild, and majestic splendor of Banff National Park and the Columbia Icefield on this helicopter tour of the best of the Canadian Rockies. Fly from Alberta to British Columbia, across the Great Divide, and over... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

55 minutes

Free cancellation

$522
per adult

Cowboy Cookout - Dinner
Set out from Warner Stables for an evening full of trail riding, stunning surroundings, and barbecue. Whether you're on horseback or in a covered wagon, trek along the base of Sulphur Mountain, enjoy free time for games and relaxation, and... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$81
per adult

Epic Summit & Icefields Helicopter Tour
Marvel at the breathtaking majesty of Banff National Park from above on this unforgettable helicopter flight over the Wilson Icefield’s massive glaciers, soaring peaks, and pristine alpine lakes. Fly over wooded ridges and though high-elevation passes, and marvel at the... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$272
per adult

Evening Wildlife Safari
Embark on a guided tour through Banff National Park as the sun begins to set beyond the Canadian Rockies and wildlife goes on the prowl. Led by knowledgeable guides, discover some of the majestic creatures inhabiting this beautiful region and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$38
per adult

Explore Banff with Banff Gondola
Take an unforgettable journey in the picturesque city of Banff. Ride along the famous Tunnel Mountain Drive, head to the top of Sulphur Mountain via the Banff Gondola, and stand in awe of beautiful Lake Minnewanka. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$122
per adult

Explore Jasper
Explore the natural wonder of Jasper National Park's stunning Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake, and Maligne Lake on a half-day guided tour. Led by professional guides, keep an eye out for a variety of local wildlife such as grizzly bears, moose,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

Explore The Rockies Helicopter Tour
Embark on an adventure of a lifetime with a 20-minute helicopter ride over the stunningly beautiful Rocky Mountains. Take off from the Kananaskis Base, located between Calgary and Canmore, and soar over craggy peaks, alpine lakes, and even a manmade... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

20 minutes

Free cancellation

$164
per adult

Glacier Skywalk
Go beyond nature's edge and step out onto the Glacier Skywalk. After an amazing drive through the Alpine wilderness, enjoy interpretive exhibits along the cliff-side trail before feeling the adrenaline as you creep along the suspended glass walkway, taking in... Read More

Categories: Attractions

2 hours

Free cancellation

$25
per adult

Grand Rocky Mountain Helicopter Tour
Take in all the dramatic splendor and majestic beauty of the Canadian Rockies on this scenic helicopter flight over breathtaking Banff National Park. Circle mountain peaks, hover over alpine lakes, and gaze down at pristine forestlands and wilderness from your... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$272
per adult

Horseback Riding
See Banff National Park from a saddle on this horseback ride through Bow River's beautiful Cave and Basin area. Ride along Sulphur Mountain, past natural hot springs, through a marsh, and beside the river on this trek designed for all... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$44
per adult

Icefields Parkway Discovery to Jasper with Glacier Skywalk
Discover the best of the Canadian Rockies on this one-way tour to Jasper. Ride along the Icefields Parkway, see the beautiful Athabasca Falls, and feel like you're floating above the ice-capped peaks on the Glacier Skywalk. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

$216
per adult

Lake Louise & Moraine Lake Tour
Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake with a guided tour in the heart of the beautiful Canadian Rockies. Learn about the region's unique history as passionate tour guides lead you through the remarkable Bow... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$56
per adult

Lake Louise Self-Guided Tour with Lunch
Discover the incredible scenery of Lake Louise's indigo-blue lakes during a 7-hour adventure of canoeing, hiking, gondola riding, and shopping. This UNESCO World Heritage Site, surrounded by the snow-capped Canadian Rockies, offers the perfect climate for thrilling outdoor activities. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$59
per adult

Shared Coach: Calgary - Banff/Lake Louise
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Calgary City Center or Calgary International Airport and select Banff and Lake Louise locations via coach bus. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

2 hours

Free cancellation

$53
per adult

The Icefields Parkway Tour
Discover the Canadian Rockies' towering glaciers, indigo-blue lakes, and cascading waterfalls during a full-day guided adventure. Led by fun and knowledgeable guides, journey to the heart of the snow-capped mountains and get an up-close view of the region's natural beauty.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$146
per adult

Ultimate Alpine Glacier Helicopter Tour
Soar through the skies over Banff National Park in a state-of-the-art helicopter, gazing down at unencumbered views of sparkling alpine lakes, ancient glaciers, and snow-dusted peaks. See breathtaking Mount Assiniboine as you fly over the Great Divide. Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

55 minutes

Free cancellation

$522
per adult

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Tour
Travel an hour east of Banff to arrive at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Meet plenty of striking wolfdogs as their guardians give you fascinating information about their habits and needs. Then take photos with these regal creatures and even have... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$38
per adult

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