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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff

Highlights
  • Full-day tour from Banff to the Columbia Icefield
  • Enjoy one of the greatest mountain drives in the world, the Icefield Parkway
  • Learn about the history behind glaciers and ice fields from an expert guide
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff
USD 206.16
Overview
Discover the awe-inspiring mountain scenery and massive glaciers of Alberta’s Rocky Mountain region on this full-day Banff glacier tour to the Columbia Icefields. As you follow one of the world’s most famous mountain drives, the Icefield Parkway, you’ll stop at stunning Lake Louise, Crowfoot Glacier and Peyto Lake before the tour culminates in an all-terrain ride on the Ice Explorer through the amazing Columbia Icefields. This day trip includes roundtrip transport from multiple locations in Banff, a knowledgeable guide and buffet lunch.
What to Expect
Explore the most scenic attractions in Canada’s Banff National Park and Jasper National Park on this full-day tour to the Columbia Icefields, the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle. Your day in the Rockies finishes with an unforgettable ride on the all-terrain Ice Explorer atop the icefields, offering a first-hand view of this huge natural wonder.
Start your tour with pickup in Banff, heading out for your first stop at Lake Louise, the superstar alpine lake of Banff National Park. From there, proceed north on the Icefields Parkway, considered by many to be one of the world’s greatest scenic drives, and listen as your guide shares details about the unique ecosystem of the area and about the history of its remarkable glaciers. You’ll also visit two of the parkway’s notable landmarks, Peyto Lake and Crowfoot Glacier, for photo opportunities and to take in the views.
Next, arrive at the Columbia Icefields for your ride on the Ice Explorer, which takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey across the surface of this amazing sheet of ice. After your ride, stop by the Glacier Gallery, gift shop and restaurant at the Icefields Centre before boarding the bus for the drive back to Banff, where your day trip ends.
Reviews (110)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Fantastic

A wonderful tour, especially as there were very few people on the glacier. Made all the better by our driver, Pat and courier Lauren

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Didnt get to enjoy

Travelled from hinton to the discovery centre 3 times with tickets but due to the weather it was cancelled everytime so we got a refund just disappointed that each time they didnt state it on their website and each time i called they didnt say...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous

Used this tour as a transfer from Banff to Jasper and what a day. Sunny with blue skies, so many sights, breathtaking scenery and so so many photos, all made better by our excellent guide George and the driver (sorry name forgotten). The information given...More

Thank Clive S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Excursion

Enjoyed our excursion to Columbia Icefield and Glacier Skywalk in September. Tom was our guide and was very knowledgeable & super friendly. Also enjoyed the Peyto stories and maple syrup biscuits. Brilliant scenery stops. thank you for a great day Tom.

Thank Deb G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Disney

Our trip up to the Glacier and walk on it was awesome and can’t say enough about our driver/guide, Andrew! Highly recommend.

Thank Tony D
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SENGEN D
27 September 2018|
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Response from Madge K | Reviewed this property |
It wouldn’t harm to check with Viator about joining tour. Tour included Ice explorer as well as skywalk.
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Donsque
3 July 2018|
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Response from Sam S | Reviewed this property |
It is best to check the weather forecast a day before your trip, it changes on a daily basis. Even up in the icefield, it depends on the forecast but it is best to bring an extra layer especially if your tolerance with cold... More
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choco565
20 June 2018|
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Response from glenn70foodie | Reviewed this property |
Even though a small part of the Glacier remains opposite the enormous Hotel, there is little snow or ice on the ground at this time of year. The Icefields Parkway drive however still has snow on the peaks of the mountains... More
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