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Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife

From USD 57.23
Highlights
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and its wildlife
  • Visit historic places and famous landmarks
  • Learn about the history and geology of the area from your knowledgeable guide
Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
From USD 57.23
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8:30am Departure
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Overview
Explore the historic landmarks and natural wonders near the town of Banff on this half-day, small-group tour. Admire the unparalleled beauty of natural sights including Bow Falls, the surreal Hoodoos rock formation and beautiful Lake Minnewanka, among others. This 3-hour tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Banff, a professional guide, and light refreshments.
What to Expect
Learn the stories behind the most famous natural and historic sights near the renowned resort town of Banff on this small-group, half-day 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.
Reviews (35)
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Reviewed 15 October 2018
Summer turned into Winter

Matt, our tour guide, shared his enthusiasm and love of Canada and the National Parks. His admiration for the country was so infectious. He is an amazing guide and keeps studying to learn more and share with his tour guests. We had an unexpected snow...More

Thank Carol C
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi Carol, Thank you for sharing your experience on the Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour with Matt. We certainly did have some early snow this year (although would you believe it now looks like fall outside!), but we're glad to hear that you still...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Great tour Gide and actual sightings make for a great time

The tour of Banff National Park obviously can only scratch the surface in three hours. However the excellent story telling of Norm the driver made for a wonderful experience. Norm’s knowledge of where animals might be found paid off with a great view of MuleDeer...More

2  Thank JimofAC
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hi JIm, Thank you for joining us on the Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour with Norm. While this is primarily a sightseeing tour, that's wonderful that you were lucky to spot wildlife as well! We're glad that you enjoyed the tour and were able...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Great tour

This was a great tour for us, our guide Pam was very knowledgeable and kind. She made sure that everyone was comfortable and she told us all the fascinating stories about Banff. We enjoyed it very much, definitely worth it. Thank youMore

Thank Busiewami
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Hello, Thank you for joining us on the Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour with Pam. We love this morning sightseeing tour of Banff as well, it's actually the first tour that the company ever ran! We're so glad you enjoyed the tour and hope...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile
Awesome views

Our guide Andrew was fantastic. Super energetic and was hugely informative about the history of Banff and the surrounding areas. Did a great job showing off the spectacular Banff scenery. Will definitely be back.More

Thank Mark B
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Hi Mark, Thanks for joining us on the Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour with Andrew, and for sharing your experience with us. This is our original sightseeing tour that the company started off with some 20 years ago, and we're so glad to hear...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Extra nice !

I did the "Discover Banff & Its Wildlife" this morning with our guide Norm. It's a 3 hours basic tour of Banff but I must say that it exceed my expectations ! I am very pleased, I learnt a lot during this tour, and we...More

1  Thank AlexandraB4667
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Alexandra, Thank you for sharing your feedback on the Discover Banff & Its Wildlife sightseeing tour with Norm. Isn't it a great introduction to Banff? It's amazing how many sightseeing spots there are, tucked away from the main downtown area. We're so glad you...More

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You are more out of the bus than on the bus. We got off at every location and spent time either walking around the area or just to take some pictures. Depending upon the location determined how long we were there. The bus... More
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