Columbia Icefield Adventure 1-Day Tour from Calgary or Banff

Tour info

10 hours - 11 hours
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Why take this tour?

Explore the frozen expanses of the Columbia Icefield, snap photos of the snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountains, and learn about the erosive legacy of the Crowfoot Glacier on this day trip around Banff and Jasper's national parks. Hop out to explore a small corner of the largest icefield in North America and consider consider an OPTIONAL tour to the Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer, once in a lifetime experience to visit the heart of the incredible Icefields Parkway. Continue on to the shores of Bow Lake, where you can snap photos of the Waputik Range's jagged peaks, and check out the icy foot of the Crowfoot Glacier. Learn how this massive sheet of ice carved out the area's mountain-studded skyline, and then swing by Peyto Lake, whose blue-green waters seem to glow due to their high mineral content.

What’s included?

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Gratuities

  • Bilingual Tour Guide

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

  • Traffic Accident Insurance (10M liability)

  • National Park Fee

  • Guests can purchase lunch at Icefield Centre

  • Personal Expenses

  • Admission (Ice Explorer)

  • Entry/Admission - Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 10-11 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Based on Alberta Government new temporary measures towards COVID-19, we will be implementing Alberta’s Restrictions Exemption Program that requires proof of vaccination OR negative rapid test result to be on board to the tour bus (for customers ages 12 and over), starting from September 20th, 2021.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Calgary Tours

About operator:

Seat in Coach Group tour to Canadian Rockies (Banff, lake louise, Columbia ice field/waterton lake national park) daily schedule departure from Calgary and Banff for all year round.

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