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The Only way to see the glacier

Booked this prior to leaving the UK, we met our guide in the parking lot at the base of the glacier... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AdeMSurrey
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Surrey
via mobile
IceWalk Deluxe - 5 star experience

An absolutely unique and awesome experience! Having never been on a glacier before, we wanted to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robin G
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New Jersey
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Guided interpretive hikes on the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefield, since 1985.
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Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 800-565-7547
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked this prior to leaving the UK, we met our guide in the parking lot at the base of the glacier where we were kitted out with thermal gear (we had our own) and cramp on’s, after a gentle climb you arrive at the toe...More

Thank AdeMSurrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely unique and awesome experience! Having never been on a glacier before, we wanted to really experience and treated ourselves to the 5-hour IceWalk Deluxe tour ($175CAD/pp). It was expensive, but definitely worth it!! One of the cooler things we did on the trip,...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good friendly staff with amazing information and humor on the way to the glaciers. Make sure you get the ice walk and glacier ride combo. It's definitely worth it!

Thank Hamza R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the absolute best way to see the glacier, we took the half day morning walk & came down from Jasper, then departed for Banff after it ended, we packed a picnic lunch (actually we picked it up at the Sunwapta Falls Lodge on...More

Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful morning walk on the glacier. It is rocky and a bit steep at the beginning. You don’t have to be athletic to do the walk. If you’re accustomed to walking, you can do this. It would be a shame to take the bus. Professional...More

Thank wrla2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is so much better than taking the bus. Highly, recommended!!! The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was one of the highlights of the trip. Both me and my daughter had lot of fun. They provide everything, crampons, gloves and hats. It...More

Thank tanum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide, Corrin, was very knowledgeable and friendly! You learn a lot on the 3-hour tour and we saw the buses driving down and up the steep hill to get on the glacier. It seemed like they spent 30 minutes traveling to and from...More

Thank Brittany H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ice walk was amazing, enjoyed by our whole group from the 10yr old who loved jumping over ice streams in crampons to the 60yr old who was there for the view. Absolutely breathtaking.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went on the Athabasca Ice Walk with Corin as our guide. He was excellent, guiding us walking on the glacier and providing details of this majestic wonder of the world. This is really NOT to be missed if you get to...More

Thank Kay C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent guided tour on the glacier - teenagers and parents both enjoyed! Great explanation by the guide. We had some weather blowing in but the gear supplied made it comfortable and just fine. Definitely recommend for the type of person who wants to be a...More

Thank Lisa B
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12 July 2018|
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Response from Juan A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We did our booking through the website and it worked just fine.
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18 December 2017|
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Response from xbox409 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you could, but I would suggest you to get a tour guide unless you feel confident that you can deal with any kind of problem that might come up during the walk. Walking on ice is dangerous to say the least, you... More
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Margaret C
4 September 2017|
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Response from shutterbug1976 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't purchase tickets for the tour. I stopped and hiked in the area with my son. I would've stayed longer but I wasn't dressed appropriately. You'll need to layer, knit cap, and a coat to stay warm. It was misting and... More
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