Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
Learn the stories behind the most famous natural and historic sights near the renowned resort town of Banff on this small-group tour. Discover the history and geology of the Banff area and get an overview of the unique landmarks that give this mountain town its distinctive flair. Start the day with a morning pickup in Banff, continuing onwards to some of the most scenic and historically significant highlights of Banff such as Bow Falls, the famous Banff Springs Hotel, Lake Minnewanka, and the Hoodoos, and Bow Valley lookout. Keep your eyes peeled for elk, deer, bears and bighorn sheep as this is a great tour for seeing wildlife in the morning. Please note this tour is seasonal and only operates between April and mid-October.
Why take this tour?
Uncover the secrets of the historic mountain town of Banff with a local guide leading the way as you gaze at stunning views and visit key landmarks. This morning journey takes you to some of the best sightseeing viewpoints including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and the “oh wow!” view at Surprise Corner of the 'Castle in the Rockies'. This tour is the perfect introduction to Banff as you hear stories about the local history and animals, while keeping your eyes out for local wildlife.
Maple cookie snack, fresh water
Small group size (up to 24 guests per guide)
Hands on interpretive tools
Pick up from the public bus parking located behind the Mount Royal Hotel
Frequently asked questions
Things to know
Before you book
Mobile tickets accepted
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
As per the order of the Government of Alberta due to the Covid 19 pandemic, guests over the age of 12 years old will need to produce government proof of vaccination at check in time for their tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Discover Banff Tours provides small personalized tours in Banff National Park. We offer activities in both summer and winter for individuals and groups. Our tours are smaller giving you plenty of time to chat with our friendly, local and professionally trained guides.
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