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Banff is Canada's most visited National Park. Banff's eastern gate is located approximately 100 km west of Calgary in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and stretches 240 km along the eastern slope of the Continental Divide.
Originally set aside to preserve sulphur hot springs for public use, Banff's towering peaks and beautiful meadows make it among Canada's most incredible holiday areas.

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Things to Do in Banff National Park

Columbia Icefields

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Jasper and Banff National Park's Columbia Icefields. Explore Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields.

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Banff Gondola Ride Admission

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Enjoy stunning panoramas of six different mountain ranges on the state-of-the-art Banff Gondola. Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird's-eye view of town and vistas of Canada's first national park.

Banff Lake Minnewanka Cruise

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Majestic views of the Canadian Rockies while cruising beautiful Lake Minnewanka on this panoramic 1-hour interpretive cruise. Learn Native folklore while scanning the lake shore for big-horned sheep, deer, bald eagle and even the occasional bear. Cruise over to Devil's Gap for incredible views of the Prairies and surrounding mountains.

Tour Moraine Lake

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Moraine Lake is a stunning glacially-fed lake located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Famous and iconic, Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies and is renowned for its breathtaking turquoise-blue waters and stunning surrounding mountain peaks.

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Banff River Rafting

Banff River Rafting

River rafting in Banff is an exciting and adventurous activity, offering participants the opportunity to navigate through the scenic waterways surrounded by the stunning landscapes of the Canadian Rockies.

Bow River Rafting

The Bow River, which flows through the town of Banff, provides opportunities for scenic rafting excursions. These trips often offer a more relaxed and family-friendly experience, suitable for all skill levels.

Kicking Horse River Rafting

For those seeking a more exhilarating and challenging river rafting experience, the Kicking Horse River is a popular choice. Located near Golden, British Columbia, it's within a reasonable driving distance from Banff.

Professional River Rafting Guides

River rafting trips in Banff are led by experienced and certified guides who are well-versed in navigating the rivers and ensuring the safety of participants.

Banff Rafting Tours and Options

Outfitters offer a variety of rafting tours, including half-day, full-day, and multi-day trips. The tours cater to different skill levels, from introductory and family-friendly trips to more advanced adventures with rapids.

Banff's Scenic Beauty

Rafting in Banff provides an opportunity to witness the natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies from a unique perspective. Participants may enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and surrounding landscapes.

Wildlife Viewing

While rafting, participants may have the chance to spot wildlife along the riverbanks, such as birds, elk, and other local fauna.

River Rafting Seasonal Availability

Rafting season in Banff typically runs from late spring to early fall when water levels are suitable for rafting. The timing can vary depending on weather conditions and river flow.

Banff Rafting Equipment Provided

Outfitters supply all the necessary rafting equipment, including life jackets, helmets, and rafts. Participants are typically required to bring appropriate clothing, such as a swimsuit, quick-drying clothing, and footwear that can get wet.

Age and Skill Requirements

Bow River Rafting

Different rafting tours have varying age and skill requirements. Some trips are suitable for children and beginners, while others may require participants to meet certain physical and skill criteria.

River Rafting Reservations

It's advisable to make reservations in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons. Popular rafting tours can fill up quickly.

Whether you're looking for a scenic float down the Bow River or an adrenaline-pumping experience on the Kicking Horse River, river rafting in Banff provides a thrilling adventure for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, offers stunning natural landscapes and a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Banff National Park

Explore the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park, Canada's first national park. Take scenic drives along the Icefields Parkway and Bow Valley Parkway for breathtaking views.

Lake Louise

Visit the iconic Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters and stunning mountain backdrop. Enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, or simply taking in the scenery.

Moraine Lake

Marvel at the striking beauty of Moraine Lake, surrounded by ten towering mountain peaks. Take a hike around the lake or rent a canoe to experience its splendor up close.

Banff Gondola

Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the Bow Valley. Explore the boardwalk and visit the interpretive center.

Hiking Banff

Banff offers a plethora of hiking trails for all skill levels. Some popular trails include Johnston Canyon, Plain of Six Glaciers, and Sentinel Pass.

Banff Wildlife Viewing

Keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, deer, bears, and bighorn sheep. Wildlife spotting tours are also available.

Banff Hot Springs

Relax in the Banff Upper Hot Springs while enjoying mountain views.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Paddle along the Bow River, Lake Louise or Bow Lake for a peaceful and scenic experience. Banff has some spectacular places for Canoeing and Kayaking.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Banff

In winter, Banff transforms into a winter wonderland with opportunities for skiing and snowboarding at resorts like Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mount Norquay.

Banff Dog Sledding and Ice Walks

Experience the thrill of dog sledding or join an ice walk to explore frozen canyons and waterfalls during the winter months.

Town of Banff

Stroll through the charming town of Banff with its shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Banff Park Museum and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies for cultural insights.

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield covers an area of approximately 325 square kilometers (125 square miles). It is one of the largest icefields in North America and is the source of several major glaciers.

Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway, also known as Highway 93, is a world-renowned scenic highway that stretches through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, connecting Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is famous for its unique shape that resembles the head of a wolf. It is named after Bill Peyto, an early trail guide and trapper in the Banff area.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

Learn about the history of Banff National Park and the discovery of the hot springs at the Cave and Basin historic site.

Banff National Park by Horseback

Exploring Banff by horseback is a classic and enjoyable way to experience the stunning landscapes and scenic trails of the Canadian Rockies.