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If you're looking for an outdoor activity gift that'll tear them away from the television and into the great outdoors, this is the place to start. Breakaway Experiences has outdoor activities and adventures for nature lovers, for those adventurous 'try anything' types as well as fun outdoor activities for kids.

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Banff and Its Wildlife Tour

Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Enjoy the stunning scenery and watch for Banff’s famous wildlife on the 3-hour Banff and Its Wildlife guided tour. Build a connection to this World Heritage Site as you visit Banff's landmarks and historic places.
From $59

Banff Discover Grizzly Bears Tour

Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Visit the world's largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat. On the Banff Grizzly Bear Tour, you will ride over the refuge by gondola (mountain top gourmet lunch included) and later see orphaned bear “Boo” up close on a tour led by his guardians.
$175

Banff Sleigh Ride

Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride with breathtaking views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. On this 45-minute Banff sleigh ride you can cozy up under a warm blanket as you are taken through the Bow River Valley.
From $36

Bow Valley Horseback Riding Experience, Banff

Where: Banff, Alberta
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 9 years
Price for: 1 Participant
Saddle up for stunning scenery as you take a once in a lifetime horse ride. On this thrilling three-hour Banff National Park horseback riding adventure, you’ll ride around the Windy Knoll and then up Sulphur Mountain, where sweeping views of the Bow Valley await.
$149

Calgary Hot Air Balloon Ride

Price for: 1 Participant
Alberta: Calgary & Region
Take to the skies for an unforgettable Calgary hot air balloon ride and experience the magic of soaring over a changing landscape, suspended in a basket under a glorious hot air balloon.
$285 was $325

Calgary Paintball Adventure

Where: Calgary, Alberta
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 10 years
Price for: 1 Participant
Get ready for some paint-splashing, outdoor fun with the ultimate Calgary paintball adventure. Gone are the days of playing behind trees, wooden pallets and hay bales. The world’s largest paintball company has exploded onto the Calgary paintball scene with movie-set quality game zones and state of the art equipment.
$55 was $60

Calgary Segway Tour

Price for: 1 Participant
Where: Calgary, Alberta
Enjoy a fun 60 or 90 minute Calgary Segway Tour. This tour is your chance to discover first hand what all of the fun is about as you glide along and explore Bow River valley.
From $60

Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour

Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Discover the awe-inspiring majesty of the Columbia Icefield on this exciting daytrip. Ride the Ice Explorer right onto the Athabasca glacier and walk on the ice.
$195

Cowboy Cookout Lunch & Horseback / Covered Wagon Ride

Where: Banff, Alberta
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 8 years
Price for: 1 Participant
Enjoy a day the cowboy way! Take a horseback or wagon ride along the base of Sulphur Mountain, enjoy a BBQ feast western style, and return along the banks of the Bow River. This adventure is perfect for a group of friends or a unique family excursion in the spectacular wilds of Banff National Park.
From $89

Cowboy for A Day, Banff Horseback Riding

Where: Banff, Alberta
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 9 years
Price for: 1 Participant
Be a cowboy for a day on a full day riding adventure that will give you a glimpse of cowboy life in Banff National Park. Go horseback riding through the Spray River Valley, ride along the base of Mt Rundle and enjoy a lunch prepared western style.
$259

Discover Lake Louise Winter Tour

Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Spend a day immersed in the rugged landscape and natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies on the full day Discover Lake Louise Winter Tour. Nestled in the heart of Banff National Park, Lake Louise offers some of the finest hiking, skiing and site-seeing in the world.
$72

Dog Sledding Adventure – 2 Hour Tour

Where: Banff, Alberta
Where: Canmore, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Feel the first-hand excitement of mushing the Canadian wilderness on a 2 hour dog sledding adventure in the Rockies just outside of Canmore, near Banff. Winter is a magical time and there is no better way to see the snow covered beauty than by dog sled tour.
From $40

Dog Sledding Adventure – Half Day Tour

Where: Banff, Alberta
Where: Canmore, Alberta
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 10 years
Price for: 1 Participant
Feel the first-hand rush of excitement of mushing the Canadian wilderness on a half-day dog sledding adventure in the Rockies just outside of Canmore, near Banff. Winter is a magical time and what better way to see the snow covered mountains than by dog sled tour.
$389

Explore The Rockies Helicopter Tour

Where: Banff, Alberta
Where: Canmore, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Lift off on an adventure of a lifetime with a 20-minute helicopter tour over the breathtakingly beautiful Rocky Mountains. On the Explore the Rockies Helicopter Tour you’ll climb from the plains and soar over alpine lakes, craggy peaks and cross the imposing massif of Mt. Loughheed.
$199

Grand Rocky Mountain Helicopter Tour

Where: Banff, Alberta
Where: Canmore, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Embark on an action packed 30 minute Rocky Mountain Helicopter Tour that takes you over the iconic Three Sisters, the break taking Lake Minnewanka and through the world famous Banff National Park.
$329

Grotto Canyon Icewalk, Banff

Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 8 years
Hike on a frozen creek bed, through a narrow canyon, past unusual rock formations and spectacular icefalls on the Grotto Canyon Icewalk.
$68

Guided Banff Hikes

Where: Banff, Alberta
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 12 years
Price for: 1 Participant
This exhilarating experience is your chance to explore one of four signature hikes that represent the best trails in Banff and Lake Louise for guided hikes. Ranging from easy to moderate, discover some of Canada’s most breathtaking landscape on these Guided Banff Hikes.
$95

Heli Snowshoe Adventure in the Rockies

Where: Canmore, Alberta
Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Take adventure up a notch! Combine a 20-minute helicopter flight with an hour long guided snowshoe experience in the back country. This heli snow shoe adventure in the Rockies is truly a unique and fun way to enjoy winter in the Canadian Rockies.
$289

Johnston Canyon Icewalk, Banff

Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 8 years
Experience spectacular views as your guide leads you through a maze of colossal pillars of ice and surreal sculptures along a series of catwalks to breathtaking frozen waterfalls. It is no surprise the Canadian Tourism Commission has awarded this Johnston Canyon Icewalk as a Canadian Signature Experience.
From $68

Love in the Rockies Helicopter Tour

Where: Canmore, Alberta
Where: Banff, Alberta
Price for: 2 Participants
For a truly romantic, unforgettable experience, enjoy a private, 20 minute helicopter flight and 1 hour stop in the Rocky Mountain wilderness with someone special.
$799