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Columbia Ice Field

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Address: Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Jasper

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A must see destination

Visited the Ice Field excursion during peak season and it was very well organized. not much waiting around. Travelled with our two teenage sons and they loved it.

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Brantford
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Brantford
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the Ice Field excursion during peak season and it was very well organized. not much waiting around. Travelled with our two teenage sons and they loved it.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After visiting this Ice field in Sept I have thought about it several time. It's shocking how much the glacier has retreated in the last 100 years.

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Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove Banff to Jasper in early April (too early for the Ice Bus to be working - but it should be in full swing now (we saw them being transported on the highway). We pulled into the roadside park area and marvelled at the glacier in the distance - would have loved the ice bus to be running to... More 

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Neuss, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is really a unbelievable place to visit. It's directly located near the highway if you drive from Jasper to Banff. We start our trip early in the morning and was early there. So we start our breakfast in our Motor home and love it to look to the ice field. The bus shuttle is in my point of view... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not every day you will get the opportunity to walk on a glacier! The only thing I did not like about this visit it was too short! I could've stayed over there way longer. But worth every cent anyway.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there a few times and each time I am amazed at the experience. Ice thousands of years old and 200 meters thick is not something one would find anywhere. I suggest purchasing the tickets to go on the snowbus that takes you to the middle of the glacier where you can get out, walk around, and drink the meltwater... More 

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Lee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though the tourist ice field trip wasn't available due to it not being open yet we stopped off and were able to see the ice field with a change in the colours where the ice was a little bit of sun came out so it looked even more spectacular. Parking available.

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its definitely worth a stop but the views will definitely be better in the summer. Right now there is still too much snow so you cannot see the ice very much. Still worth a stop if you are passing by but will be better in the summer for sure.

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Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Athabasca Glacier on a Brewster.s coach trip Banff to Jasper with Brewster's food & trip to glacier experience booked.. I felt we missed out on its splendor by the sheer rushed processing of us through the queues for restaurant and the transport to the glacier. Just too many of us tourists. My daughter experienced the glacier... More 

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Beaumont, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wind was cold and hard but the beauty of everything made you not care. Everything is closed right now but you can still pull over in the parking lot and walk around and enjoy the scenery. We will be going back in the summer.

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