Banff Activities & Attractions

Experience the sight of emerald green lakes and the grand mountain surroundings of both Banff and Jasper National Parks in the picturesque Canadian Rockies.  There is no other place like this in the world! Visit the enchanting locations of Moraine Lake, Emerald Lake, Maligne Lake and Takakkaw Falls. There so much to see and do in the Alberta Rockies and Western Canada, so don't forget your camera

Plan your sightseeing tours, adventures and activities in advance with Explore Rockies or speak to our concierge desk upon arrival. Visit the Banff Events Calendar to see upcoming events and activities in the Bow Valley during your visit.

Banff Gondola Banff Sightseeing Gondola  

Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain and experience a bird's eye view of six mountain ranges. See more mountains in a moment than most see in a lifetime. This exhilarating activity is open year-round - a definite 'must-do' on your trip to the Canadian Rockies. Learn more about the Banff Gondola

Banff Lake Cruise Banff Lake Cruise  

Enjoy a one-hour interpretive cruise on Lake Minnewanka, the largest lake in Banff National Park. Knowledgeable guides will take you through this rugged paradise richly steeped in history, native folklore and geology. Operates daily mid May to mid Oct (weather permitting). Learn more about the Banff Lake Cruise

Glacier Adventure Glacier Adventure  

The Glacier Adventure is one of the most unique attractions in the Canadian Rockies. Board a Brewster Ice Explorer, as it takes you onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier to walk on ice that is as thick as the Eiffel Tower is tall! Operates daily mid April to mid Oct (weather permitting). Learn more about the Glacier Adventure

Explore Rockies Tours Explore Rockies Tours  

Experience some of the best activities and tours from Banff, Lake Louise, Calgary or Jasper on a luxury motorcoach equipped with large windows for optimal viewing opportunities. Learn more about Explore Rockies Tours

Brewster Banff Airport Express Brewster Banff Airport Express  

Daily transfers to and from downtown Calgary, Calgary International Airport (YYC), Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore, Kananaskis and Jasper. Includes pick-up and drop-off at all hotels in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper, and at major hotels in downtown Calgary. Please click here to book shuttle transfers between Banff and Calgary.

Explore Rockies Activity Centre The Explore Rockies Activity Centre  

The primary booking location for the must-see attractions, activities and tours. Stop by and our Explore Rockies Experts can help you plan an unforgettable trip in the Canadian Rockies

Also boasting a selection of quality apparel and gifts, from fine jewelry to custom and unique Banff souvenirs this is a must-stop before departing on your adventures.  

Click here to see wildlife photos from visitors in the Canadian Rockies including mountain sheep, elk, mountain goats, and deer and if you're lucky you might catch a glimpse of a bear.

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