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Banff and Its Wildlife Tour - Summer

Discover spectacular scenery and watch for wildlife on the Banff and Its Wildlife Summer sightseeing tour. Build a connection to this World Heritage Site as you visit Banff's landmarks and historic places.
Where:Banff, Alberta
Price for:Per Person
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Banff and Its Wildlife Summer Tour
Summer season: Mid April to the end of November.
Explore Banff, an unbelievable World Heritage Site!

This Banff sightseeing tour is a great introduction to the park. Uncover the secrets of a historic mountain haven with a local guide leading the way as you gaze upon the stunning views and visit Banff's key landmarks.

Your guide will take you to the main highlights around the town of Banff whilst providing fascinating commentary on the history of Banff National Park with stories about the wildlife. Only half your time is spent on the bus. At every stop you will have the opportunity to get off the bus and stretch your legs. All of the viewpoints are a short walk from the bus.

Often, you are able to view wildlife on the tour, however, as the animals are wild these sightings cannot be guaranteed. Most commonly seen are mule deer, white tail deer, elk, and big horn sheep. Your guide will have a lot of knowledge about the animals within the park and will fill you in about them if you see any wildlife or if you have any questions.

Tour highlights:

  • Bow Falls: Water crashes over ancient limestone creating a spectacle of sound and sight.
  • Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel: The Castle of the Rockies is the railway's contribution to the building of Canada.
  • Surprise Corner: A higher view of Bow Falls and the renowned Banff Springs Hotel.
  • Hoodoos Lookout: What is a hoodoo?  Understand the lay of the land.
  • Lake Minnewanka: A visit to the largest lake in Banff National Park.

Duration:  3-hours



What's included:

  • Friendly, certified guide
  • Hands-on interpretive tools
  • Refreshment and a light snack
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Small group size

Need to know:

  • This tour is suitable for all ages.
  • The tour includes several stops, including a brief break with hot chocolate or water and a maple cookie snack (depending on the time of year).
  • Remember to dress warm.
  • Approximately half your time will be spent on the bus. At every stop you will have the opportunity to get off the bus and stretch your legs.

Whether you are looking for a unique experience gift idea or fun things to do in Banff, this tour is the ticket.

The Banff and Its Wildlife Tour takes place at Banff Alberta. VIEW MAP

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