Adventure

Banff: Wildlife and Sightseeing Minibus Tour

4.8 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: Discover Banff Tours

Banff: Wildlife and Sightseeing Minibus Tour

Activity provider: Discover Banff Tours
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From US$ 61.98 per person

Keep your camera handy as you visit spectacular viewpoints, landmarks, and historic places around Banff. Experience the perfect introduction to the area and its wildlife as you look out for elk, sheep, and deer in their natural habitat.

About this activity

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Duration 3 - 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the must-see places in Banff National Park in all its beauty
  • See Lake Minnewanka, the Bow Falls, and the famous Banff Springs Hotel
  • Keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, deer, and bighorn sheep
  • Travel with a knowledgeable and friendly local guide
Full description

Get ready to explore the best of Banff, as you discover the history of the Bow Valley. Be picked up from your hotel in a modern minibus by your guide, and start your 3-hour experience. Learn about local wildlife while you keep watch for elk, deer, and bighorn sheep.  Visit Bow Falls, where many iconic movies from the 1950s were filmed. See the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, known as the Castle of the Rockies. Stop at Lake Minnewanka, and learn the importance of wildlife management practices from your expert guide. Be amazed by iconic views from Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos Lookout. There will be plenty of stops along the route for you to enjoy the sights, snap photos, and walk to incredible viewpoints. At the end of your tour you'll be dropped off back in Banff.

Includes
  • 3-hour tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Banff (available on request)
  • Guide
  • Maple cookie
  • Hot chocolate
  • Gratuities
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
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Wait at the public bus parking spot located behind the Mount Royal Hotel at 138 Banff Ave. Your guide will be there within the 15-minute pickup window.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place in a group with no more than 24 guests.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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King Family from Edmonton! We had a wonderful experience . Of course the views were amazing, It’s Banff! But the cherry on top was our Guide named JEFF. I can’t say enough food things about him. He was not only professional and on time. He was extremely friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. He made the trip that much better!! He was also a very good driver :) Thank you Jeff for a great experience :)

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April 9, 2021

June 23, 2022

Great on/off the bus tour with just the right amount of time at each stop.

June 6, 2022

Product ID: 301498