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This Banff wildlife safari is the perfect opportunity to spot the park’s amazing creatures during their most active evening period, all set against the beautiful landscape of the Canadian Rockies.

After an early evening pickup in Banff, you’ll head into the park with your guide. As the tour passes through the park’s diverse mountain landscapes, keep your eyes peeled for sightings of animals such as sheep, elk, deer and bears as they begin their evening activity. Your guide will share additional details about these amazing creatures and their unique habitat, along with some of the challenges of trying to protect them and a stop will be made at an interactive touch table to view rare animal props and artifacts.

At the end of the two hours, you’ll be dropped back in downtown Banff, arriving with a newfound appreciation and understanding of the incredible wildlife that calls this area home.

Please note: this tour is seasonal and only operates from April through October.
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Overview
Join an animal-spotting bus tour in Banff National Park, observing the park’s amazing wildlife at dusk on this 2-hour, small-group tour that’s perfect for nature enthusiasts. Enjoy Banff’s beautiful landscapes in the evening searching for elk, deer, bears and more because each tour has a 95% success rate of viewing animals in their natural environment. You'll also hear about the park's efforts to protect animals and their habitat from your expert guide.
Highlights
  • Evening bus tour in Banff
  • Go searching for wildlife in Banff National Park at dusk from the comfort of a coach bus with large viewing windows
  • Keep an eye out for bears, big horn sheep, deer, elk and more
  • Learn about the local wildlife and preservation efforts from an expert guide
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Wildlife Viewing

Norm was a great guide for our wildlife safari. Although no bears were out, likely due to it being the hottest day on record, this was an informative & enjoyable way to spend an evening in Banff. Great way to find al the wildlife hot...More

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice guide, lame tour

Our tour guide was very nice and very personable. That said... the majority of the tour is spent in some of the most obvious locations in Banff that I could have (and for the most part, already did) know to go to myself. In the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Tom was a great tour guide!

First let me preface this with the fact that Tom was an amazing tour guide and although we only saw a bighorn sheep, we really enjoyed the bus ride and meeting with the other guide who spoke to us about the highway. We didn’t see...More

Thank Bikinigirlhawaii
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for joining us on the Evening Wildlife Safari tour with Tom, and sharing how much you enjoyed the tour. Some days we see lots of animals (and even some bears in the last week!) and sometimes the animals have wandered away from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Awesome Tour

Great tour around banff searching for wildlife , started out with alot of branches and rocks then we hit the spot with a black bear and some deer. Very informative tour and the tour guide was very friendly , Highly RecommendMore

Thank HamishMcClelland
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hamish, Thank you for sharing your experience on the Evening Wildlife Safari Tour. We never know what wildlife we'll be lucky to spot each night, but we're thrilled to hear that you spotted a black bear and deer on your tour with us. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wildlife tour

This tour is OK. Small buses which make for a nice tour. Not too many people at a time. However, don't expect to see too much wildlife. This area is so full of tourist that most of the wildlife have gone elsewhere. May see a...More

Thank Shorty6734
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for joining us on the Evening Wildlife Safari tour. You're absolutely right that anyone can drive around Banff National Park and look for animals themselves. We do see wildlife on 95% of our tours (including elk and deer), but of course even...More

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Hi Ursula, I was wondering the same thing. Did you end up doing it?
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