Banff Featured Tours & Activities
If roaring waterfalls, emerald lakes, alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks are on the list of things to do, then a sightseeing tour with SunDog is a must. Their sightseeing tours take guests to the most exceptional locations for photos, wildlife viewing, and nature walks. Learn about the fascinating natural and human history of Jasper and Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies. Experience sightseeing tours in Banff, Lake Louise or Jasper in small personalized luxury vehicles equipped with large viewing windows for optimal viewing opportunities. Enjoy the comfort of a SunDog sightseeing tour in the majestic Canadian Rockies.
Toby Creek Adventures is an award-winning adventure-based company located near Banff, Lake Louise, Invermere, Panorama Mountain Village, Fairmont Hot Springs and Radium Hot Springs, with daily transportation from Banff hotels. Activities available include snowmobiling and ATV tours.
During the spring, summer and fall, explore Banff’s spectacular high alpine on a guided hike through flower-filled meadows, past alpine lakes and to incredible mountain views. Bring only running shoes and a jacket as the Sunshine Village shuttle, an expert naturalist/hiking guide, lunch, a water bottle and use of a pack and rain poncho are supplied.
Owned and operated by rocky-peak Holidays, Rocky Mountain Holidays specializes in Rocky Mountaineer train vacation packages in Western Canada. All holiday packages are customizable and focus primarily on the Canadian Rockies and Western Canada. Most Rocky Mountain Holiday travel itineraries in Western Canada include Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper in Alberta and Kelowna, Kamloops, Vancouver, Quesnel, Whistler and Victoria (Vancouver Island) in British Columbia (B.C.). All itineraries are customizable to meet individual vacation needs. Visitors can save time by booking through Rocky Mountain Holidays and enjoy exclusive savings on Rocky Mountaineer packages not available anywhere else. Licensed by Consumer Protection BC offering financial protection and A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau.
Wet N Wild Rafting Adventures offers unforgettable daily whitewater rafting trips suitable for all ages and levels of experience on the Kicking Horse River in Golden, BC. From the mild Family Float Trip up the the adrenaline-pumping Class 3 and 4 rapids of the middle and lower canyon. Raft N Stay vacation package includes one night's accommodation at McLaren Lodge and a choice of rafting tour. A riverside BBQ lunch is included with most trips. Rafting adventures are available from May to September. Other group discounts are available.
Banff Trail Riders offers true Western heritage experiences in Banff National Park. With trail rides running every hour that take riders into the heart of the Rocky Mountains – this is the perfect way to see Banff. There are many different trail rides offered including one hour, three hours or a full day of seven hours of riding. The Banff Trail Riders have all rides to suit all levels of riders – no experience necessary. While on the journey riders will learn about the area's wildlife and their habitat, environmental issues, conservation, the history of Banff – all while having fun on horseback.
Located in Golden, BC, Rocky Mountain Riders Snowmobiling offers a variety of snowmobile tours and rental packages to suit all abilities from scenic trail rides to extreme backcountry. Ice fishing trips, snowcat tours and ski and snowboard tours. Free transportation is available from Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise. With high performance snowmobiles and local, qualified guides to ensure a first-rate experience, Rocky Mountain Riders is a stellar choice for Golden snowmobile tours.
Banff Adventures Unlimited offers activity bookings for a wide range of adventures including river rafting, fly-fishing, golfing, ziplining, hiking, sightseeing, ice walking, dog sledding, skiing, snowshoeing, caving and horseback riding. Equipment rentals are also available.
Offering exciting rafting excursions from Golden, British Columbia, Hydra River Guides operates on the Kicking Horse River and offers trips that suit all levels of adventurers. Those looking for a gentle rafting experience may opt for the Mild White Water trip. The Upper and Middle Canyon spans two to two-and-a-half hours and offers mild to Class 4 rapids and includes a BBQ lunch. Those seeking a thrilling ride may embark on the Ultimate White Water, which rafts the Upper, Middle and Lower canyons and features intense Class 4+ rapids. A variety of packages are available that combine rafting with other activities like ATVing, ziplining and horseback riding.
Boundary Ranch offers a wide range of activities including trail rides and overnight pack trips, horse drawn wagon or sleigh rides, bus hold-ups, gunfights, Wild West Rodeos, horseshoe pits, volleyball, croquet, calf and horse-roping and much more.
From a Banff, Canmore, Kananaskis Country or Lake Louise day hike to a multi-day helicopter-assisted backcountry trip at Mt. Assiniboine, there's a hiking adventure in the Rocky Mountains that is perfect for all fitness levels. White Mountain Adventures specializes in guided hiking trips and walks in the Canadian Rockies and Western Canada. Since 1987 they have been leading trips and adventures which focus on nature and ecology and on gaining a better understanding of natural surroundings.
The Red Earth Creek trailhead is located 20 km (12.5 mi) west of Banff on Highway 1. This trail leads guests 14 km (9 mi) to Brewster's Shadow Lake Lodge by foot, mountain bike or cross-country skis. The lodge has 12 log cabins, a historic day lodge, a dining cabin and a heated washroom building. Gourmet mountain meals are available.