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Banff & Canmore

Surrounded by the dramatically rugged peaks of the Canadian Rockies, in the heart of Banff National Park, there are endless things to do and check off your bucket list in and around Banff and Canmore.

Less than a two- hour drive from Calgary, Banff, the highest town in Canada, is definitely a place that you have to visit when you are in Alberta. Set in the Rocky Mountains, Banff is literally a playground for those who love nature with a wealth of amazing outdoor pursuits to choose from.


Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Canmore is about an hour west of Calgary. Situated along the banks of the Bow River, Canmore is the perfect jumping off spot for exploring Banff National Park and the Kananaskis Region.

For an unforgettable gift idea in Banff and Canmore, choose to give your family and friends the gift of a  Banff or Canmore experience! As outdoor adventure hubs, at the foot of the Canadian Rockies, you can find experience gifts for her or him that will create memories they will never forget. From unique helicopters tours and exhilarating winter adventures, to encounters with Canadian wildlife, and so much more, let Breakaway Experiences’ be a part of the adventure of a lifetime.

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Heli – Fishing in the Canadian Rockies

Where Jasper, Alberta
Where Lake Louise, Alberta
Price for 1 Participant
Take to the skies for a fishing adventure like no other. These heli-fishing adventures are designed for anyone who wants to enjoy the sport of fly-fishing on turquoise coloured waters with the stunning backdrop of the Canadian Rockies.
From $269

Heli Snowshoe Adventure in the Rockies

Price for 1 Participant
Where Jasper, Alberta
Where Lake Louise, Alberta
Take adventure up a notch! Combine a helicopter tour with an hour long guided snowshoe experience in the back country. This heli snowshoe adventure in the Rockies is truly a unique and fun way to enjoy winter in the Canadian Rockies.
From $296

Horseshoe Canyon White Water Rafting

Where Kananaskis. Alberta
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 12 years
Price for 1 Participant
Experience a thrilling white water rafting adventure through Horseshoe Canyon on the Bow River. This half-day white water rafting tour offers adventure lovers rafting thrills and excitement close to Banff, Canmore and Calgary.
$109

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 $79

Kananaskis Hike of Canada’s Highest Pass

Where Kananaskis. Alberta
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 8 years
Price for 1 Participant
Enjoy the breathtaking scenery as you hike Kananaskis’ Ptarmigan Cirque to Highwood Pass, Canada’s highest pass. This guided 2.5 hour hike starts at 7250 feet above sea level and brings you to 8000 feet, the perfect habitat for pikas, bighorn sheep and an array of alpine plant life.
From $39

Kananaskis River White Water Rafting

Where Kananaskis. Alberta
Price for 1 Participant
Enjoy an exciting half day white water rafting adventure on the Kananaskis River. This rafting trip, ideal for families and first timers, is conveniently located only 45 minutes west of Calgary in the front ranges of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and offers a thrilling and fun introduction to white water rafting.
$103

Kananaskis Voyageur Canoe Tour

Where Kananaskis. Alberta
Price for 1 Participant
Enjoy a leisurely guided paddle along the shore of breathtaking Barrier Lake in a Voyageur Canoe. Experience paddling, portaging, and lighting a no-match fire. This tour is the perfect addition to any visit to Kananaskis.
From $1

Marble Canyon Snowshoeing Tour, Banff

Where Banff, Alberta
Price for 1 Participant
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 8 years
Escape into the serene beauty of a natural winter playground with an easy afternoon introductory snowshoeing tour in Kootenay National Park's Marble Canyon.
$79

Paint Pots Snowshoeing Tour, Banff

Where Banff, Alberta
Price for 1 Participant
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 8 years
The Paint Pots Snowshoeing Tour is a great introduction to snowshoeing that provides insight into the fur trade and its impact on Western Canada.
$79

Rocky Mountain Helicopter and Horseback Riding Tour

Where Jasper, Alberta
Where Lake Louise, Alberta
Price for 1 Participant
From high in the sky to high in the saddle, experience the splendor of the Rocky Mountains from 2 adventurous perspectives. Soar over the spectacular mountains by helicopter followed by a horseback ride through remote and unspoiled mountain wilderness.
From $415

Rocky Mountain Sidecar Adventures

Where Calgary, Alberta
Age restriction Minimum age for participation - 6 years
Price for 1 Participant
Experience the ultimate vacation adventure by touring Calgary and the Rocky Mountains in the side car of a motorcycle. On your Rocky Mountain Sidecar Tour enjoy incredible landscapes, catch the scent of meadows & mountains and stop for a picnic at the headwaters of a glacial stream. Your adventure awaits!
From $179

Rocky Mountains Helicopter Tour

Price for 1 Participant
Where Jasper, Alberta
Where Lake Louise, Alberta
Experience an exhilarating scenic helicopter flight tour of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy spectacular views of natural as you fly at a cool 100 miles per hour over glaciers, waterfalls, and crevasses.
From $214

Rocky Mountains Helicopter Tour and Wilderness Walk

Where Jasper, Alberta
Where Lake Louise, Alberta
Price for 1 Participant
Discover the wilderness and adventure of the Rocky Mountains with a Rocky Mountains Helicopter Tour and Wilderness Walk. For those who are looking for an adventurous experience, this heli-hiking trip in the Columbia Icefields is like nothing you have ever experienced.
From $296

Rocky Mountains Heli-Yoga Experience

Where Jasper, Alberta
Where Lake Louise, Alberta
Rocky Mountains Heli-Yoga Experience combines a thrilling helicopter tour in the Rocky Mountains, a guided hike and an extraordinary, location for your Hatha yoga class. Meditate, balance and strengthen your core in a spectacular mountain setting.
From $700

Snowshoeing in Kananaskis

Price for 1 Participant
Where Kananaskis. Alberta
Escape the city and enjoy a guided outdoor adventure snowshoeing in Kananaskis, at the base of the Rockies, a short drive from Calgary. Watch for wildlife as you snowshoe across the thick snowpack, learning about the area’s history, nature, and culture along the way.
From $39