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Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, offers a plethora of winter activities that showcase its stunning natural beauty. Among these are ice walks, grottos, and winter tours, each providing a unique perspective on the landscape:

Banff's Ice Walks

Banff's ice walks are guided tours that take you through frozen canyons and along icy pathways, offering a surreal experience amidst towering ice formations. One of the most famous ice walks in Banff is the Johnston Canyon Icewalk. Visitors can marvel at the spectacular frozen waterfalls, narrow canyon walls adorned with ice crystals, and the tranquil beauty of the winter landscape. These walks are often accompanied by knowledgeable guides who provide insights into the geological formations and the surrounding ecosystem.

Grottos to Explore in Banff

Banff's grottos refer to natural ice formations within caves or rock formations. These grottos can be explored through guided tours or independently, depending on their accessibility and safety. Grottos offer a unique opportunity to witness the mesmerizing beauty of ice formations up close, from intricate icicles to expansive ice walls. Exploring these grottos requires proper equipment and caution, as the conditions can be slippery and the terrain rugged.

Banff Winter Tours

Banff's winter tours encompass a wide range of activities, catering to diverse interests and skill levels. These tours may include activities such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, ice climbing, and wildlife viewing. Guided tours are available for those seeking expert guidance and instruction, while self-guided options are also available for more experienced adventurers. Winter tours provide an immersive experience in Banff's winter wonderland, allowing visitors to explore its pristine wilderness and iconic landmarks in a unique and memorable way.

Banff's ice walks, grottos, and winter tours offer visitors an opportunity to immerse themselves in the breathtaking beauty of the Canadian Rockies during the winter season, providing unforgettable experiences amidst snow-covered landscapes and frozen wonders.

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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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Rocky Mountain Train Tickets

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6-Day Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff, Icefield, Jasper, Lake Louise. OR 6 Day VIA Rail Banff - Jasper Rocky Mountain Train Tour from Calgary to Vancouver.

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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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Experience the Canadian Rockies' Majestic Canyons, Grottos, Unusual Rock Formations, Ancient Native Rock Art, Ice Bubbles, Icefalls and Ice Walks.

Banff Grotto Canyon Icewalk

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Walk on a frozen creek through Grotto Canyon, past unusual rock formations, ancient native rock art, and icefalls. Escorted by a specialist guide, this small-group tour offers an unforgettable personalized sightseeing experience!

Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk

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Johnston Canyon is one of Banff National Park's most popular hiking spots, but most people don't think to experience its at night. Your headlight (yours to keep after the tour) makes the frozen waterfalls shimmer as you hike along the suspended catwalk in quiet darkness. The evening icewalk is all about heightening your senses, appreciating the darkness, the scents of the fresh pine forest and enjoying the silence of a night spent beneath the stars as you follow your guide through this narrow, water-formed canyon.

Book Banff Johnston Canyon Icewalk

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Experience the winter wonderland of Banff’s Johnston Canyon on this ice walk tour. Join a professional guide on a hike along the canyon’s steel walkways, to visit the beautiful lower and upper waterfalls, and learn how this majestic canyon was formed.

Johnston Canyon Icewalk at Night

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Enter an unforgettable icy wonderland under a blanket of stars in this evening icewalk through the frozen walls of Johnston Canyon. We supply the headlamps and the hot cocoa! Departing from 6pm - Your  professional guide leads you past waterfalls frozen in mid-stream, and through a short tunnel for a close up view of the Lower Falls!

Abraham Lake Ice Bubbles Winter Photography Tour

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Strengthen your photography skills while experiencing the world renowned beauty of Banff National Park and Abraham Lake's infamous ice bubbles with a National Geographic Traveler award winning photographer.

Book Banff National Park Adventures and Attractions

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.