Private tour

Banff: Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Activity provider: Discover Banff Tours

Banff: Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Activity provider: Discover Banff Tours

From US$ 67.15 per person

Explore Banff on a private horse-drawn carriage ride with an experienced and knowledgeable coachman. Choose from a 15-minute, 30-minute, or 1-hour tour and enjoy the ride.

About this activity

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Duration 15 minutes - 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Private group


  • See Banff in style on a private horse-drawn carriage ride
  • Sit back and let your driver take you on a scenic journey
  • Enjoy a unique and authentic way to explore Banff
  • Ride along the Bow River and Banff Avenue if option selected
  • See the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel if option selected
Full description
Embark on a ride on a horse-drawn carriage to explore the main sights of Banff in a fun, romantic, and authentic way. Each carriage can hold up to 6 passengers. Choose from 3 regular tours from downtown Banff. The Downtown Banff carriage ride is a 15-minute ride that takes you through the town and along the Bow River. Pass by many of the original homesteads of Banff, each having a story to tell. From the Bow River, pass by Banff’s Central Park and back onto Banff Avenue for your return to downtown. The Bow River carriage ride is a 30-minute ride that takes you over the Bow River and past the Indian Trading Post onto one of Banff’s prestigious residential streets. Follow the Bow River and loop back to downtown, crossing the Bow River again before returning to downtown Banff. The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel ride is a 1-hour carriage ride along the Bow River and past Central Park. Continue over the Bow River, past the Luxton Museum, and past the world-famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.
  • A horse and classic carriage
  • Guide/driver for your ride
  • Tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Suitable for groups of 6 or less
  • Children aged 17 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Dress for the weather
  • All adult riders must sign a waiver; a waiver must also be completed by the parent or legal guardian of any rider under the age of 18 (documentation may be required to confirm the signatory's authority)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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November 26, 2021

Assistance with just 2 steps up from Mike... made a bucket list check mark for one 78 yr old man who just about lost his life to cancer just 2 months ago. These moments will be treasured for always... thank you Mike.

September 2, 2021

It was over way priced for only half hour ride and the route taken. I at least thought we would see the town of Banff but we went down some skinny road that went along the Bow River and back yards for viewing. I would highly NOT recommend this. Ned and Oliver were great though

August 25, 2021

Product ID: 393714