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Banff Day Trip from Calgary provided by Brewster Sightseeing

Banff Day Trip from Calgary

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Experience the highlights of Banff on a tour that covers all the logistics so you can take in the sights hassle-free. Ideal for everyone from first-time visitors to Rocky Mountain-regulars, the tour includes city views from the Banff gondola and transportation from Calgary. That way, you can enjoy the journey as well as the destination.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Brewster Sightseeing
    Bow Falls
    Tunnel Mountain Drive
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    Banff Gondola
    Stop: 80 minutes - Admission included
    Ascend the Banff Gondola to enjoy 360 views from our boardwalk
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  • Enjoy a flexible tour that includes set activities as well as free time to shop and dine
  • Calgary hotel pickup and drop-off make the trip hassle-free
  • Lake lovers can choose a trip that includes a cruise around Lake Minnewanka (additional cost)
  • Traveling by coach means you have opportunities for scenery and wildlife photos along the way
Important Information
9h 30m
  • Banff Gondola
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick-up and/or drop-off at multiple locations available
  • Local taxes
  • Lake cruise (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Banff Gondola
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Prior to your travel date, your hotel details must be advised to tour operator so they may arrange your pickup. 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 contact details will be on your voucher once you have a confirmed booking
  • Guests may depart this tour in Banff if accommodation has been arranged
  • The return transfer back to Calgary departs at 3:45pm
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 52 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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SheilaandGary wrote a review Sep. 2019
Orlando, Florida36 contributions16 helpful votes
Everything was perfect from pick up to drop off. The drivers, assistants, and tour guides were very nice, well informed, and interesting!
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Date of experience: September 2019
B Kenney wrote a review Jul. 2019
1 contribution
Pat and Skye where fun on trip and gave a great perspective of the arena and Canada. They where able to answer all questions.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Voyager02655800931 wrote a review Jun. 2019
2 contributions
Was a great trip. Want to o back. Would love to take a long train ride through Canada. We drove to "The Gang Ranch", Stayed there a week. I mean that was a beautiful trip. ;SUMMER 2017
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Date of experience: July 2018
Gregg M wrote a review Jun. 2019
san francisco15 contributions3 helpful votes
The drive to Banff from Calgary is an easy 90-minute drive and always spectacular as one nears the mountains having traveled across the plains. Sadly for me, the weather was not the best the day I went so I couldn't see the tops of my mountains - and the streams weren't showing
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Date of experience: May 2019
Mark C wrote a review Mar. 2019
Santa Barbara, California15 contributions9 helpful votes
We have toured with them previously and loved it, but this time Katie and Robin made a special effort to find a lost backpack, and had a driver bring it to our hotel. Customers for life!
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Date of experience: March 2019
Response from Devon D, Manager at Banff Day Trip from Calgary
Responded 15 Mar. 2019
Thank you for the great review Mark C! We are happy your backpack was found and returned!
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About the operator

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By: Brewster Sightseeing
Great customer experience
Andrew and Sam were amazing tour guides and just gave us a great customer experience. Andrew was extremely knowled
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Amazing experience on the lake!
I went on this cruise multiple times in the past 10 years but my recent visit has been my favourite so far! Melissa
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The best experience that you should not miss!!
Thanks to Captain Melissa I had a really nice time over the lake, she put a smile that makes your trip to the lake
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Wonderful experience and staff
Had a wonderful experience at the Lake Minnewanka Cruise! It was very informative and fun experience. Melissa was a
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Would recommend
We had Jen as our captain and eliot as our tour guide. They where both awesome ! Jen was very smooth When operating
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Beautiful tour
Admiral Nick and supreme tour guide Eliott made this tour a wonderful, funny and informative experience. Spectacula
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Fantastic cruise
Recently went on the 1.5 hour cruise to Spirit Island. Our captain Alexis, and guide Jordan were both fantastic and
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great experience
We went on the cruise today and had a great time. Despite the smoke from forest fires obstructing some of the view
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We visited Maligne Lake on a rainy day and I even didn't expect too much in such weather. However, it turned out th
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Andrew Y
Beautiful and Entertaining!!! A Jasper Must!
It was a cool and cloudy morning last week when my friend and I booked the Maligne Lake Cruise. A soft drizzle was
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We have captain Nick and Floue. They were awesome..Nick was really nice to describe the history of Spirit Island an
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Absolute must!!! Does not disappoint!!!
This activity is an absolute must when in Jasper!!! We had Alexis and Becka as our captain and guide for our trip a
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Maligne Lake Cruise
The lake cruise and stop by Spirit Island was awesome. Booked thru Sundog Tours. I believe they used Pursuit for
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One to add to the bucket list
We were extraordinarily lucky to have beautiful weather for this trip and it will stay in my memory for a long time
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The wonderful staff
We went on the 9.30am cruise for one hour on Saturday morning. The waters were slightly choppy and a few of us were
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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