Columbia Icefield Discovery with Skywalk from Banff

Highlights

  • Experience the beautiful Banff National Park

  • See gorgeous Lake Louise

  • Ride the all-terrain Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier

  • Check out the views from the Columbia Icefield Skywalk

  • Drive along the stunning Icefields Parkway

Summary

Admire lakes and glaciers on a full day tour from Banff to the Columbia Icefield. Ride the Ice Explorer and settle in as a local guide provides fascinating commentary of the starkly beautiful Alberta Rockies region.

Tour info

Duration
11 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (16-99 years)
$281.00
Child: (6-15 years)
$141.00
Commentary
English
Meeting Point

Banff

Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle. The Icefields Parkway runs from Banff National Park into Jasper National Park and is one of the most scenic drives in Canada.
Visit Lake Louise, the icon of the Canadian Rockies, before your spectacular journey along the Icefields Parkway. At Lake Louise stand on its emerald green shores with a picture perfect view of the Victoria Glacier. With photographic stops at Crowfoot Glacier and Peyto Lake, you head towards the impressive view at the Big Hill.
On this guided tour learn about the unique ecosystem and the creation of the glaciers you experience on your way to the Columbia Icefield. After your ride on the all-terrain Ice Explorer, there is time to visit the Glacier Gallery, restaurant or gift shop at the Icefields Centre. Return to Banff in the late afternoon
This tour is seasonal and only operates from May through to October.

What’s included?

  • Ride in the Ice Explorer

  • Hot buffet lunch

  • Columbia Icefield Skywalk Admission

  • Local Taxes

  • Gratuities (optional) Food and drink

Things to know

Cancellation Policy

    Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Redemption information

    Buses will only stop at the hotels listed if a booking has arranged a pick-up ahead of time. To guarantee hotel pick-up your hotel details must be provided to the local tour operator so they may arrange it. If you do not indicate this at the time of booking, you will be required to call and advise them of this information directly. The local tour operator can be reached at 1-800-760-6934, or please visit one of the local offices to schedule this as well:
    • Transportation Center: 100 Gopher Street, Banff
    • Banff Gondola: Front Lobby – Lower Terminal
    • Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
    • Calgary International Airport
    • Elk + Avenue Hotel
    • Cave and Basin: 311 Cave Ave
    • Maligne Lake Office: Jasper Downtown 616 Patricia Street

    This operator requires you to contact them directly prior to this tour/activity.


    Your voucher will be collected or scanned on redemption

About operator:

Discover the best spots and scenery of the Canadian Rockies with Brewster Sightseeing tours. Relax in a luxury motor coach and revel in the majestic winter views without worrying about the drive. Our skilled and knowledgeable drivers offer fascinating insight of the spectacular Canadian Rockies.

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