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Bow Lake: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Athabasca Glacier: Columbia Icefield Parkway Tour from Banff

    1. Athabasca Glacier: Columbia Icefield Parkway Tour from Banff

    Get picked up from your Banff hotel in a modern mini bus by your friendly guide. Departing from Banff, your friendly guide will welcome you on the tour with an overview of where you'll be headed as you sit back and enjoy the ride along the Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most stunning scenic drives. Because you don’t have to navigate or watch the road, this tour lets you to focus on the amphitheatre of mountains towering above as you keep your eyes peeled for wildlife at the edges of the forest. The highlight of the tour is the Glacier Adventure, located approximately halfway along the Icefields Parkway near the border of Jasper National Park. Stop at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre and board a bus that will take you to the specially designed 56-passenger Ice Explorer vehicle. Then, drive onto the Athabasca Glacier that is thousands of years old. After learning abou...

    Rob was fantastic and made our trip so enjoyable. He was very knowledgeable and pleasant. Would highly recommend. Thank you

  • Icefields Parkway: Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

    2. Icefields Parkway: Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

    Discover the incredible Icefields Parkway with this smartphone audio tour between Lake Louise and Jasper. Let your audio guide transform this beautiful scenic drive into a sight-seeing, fact-finding, trivia-answering, family-friendly adventure.

    With your phone or tablet at your guide (download instructions found on your confirmation voucher), start from either Jasper or Lake Louise, and end at the other. Enjoy the same tour experience in either direction.

    Watch as your audio guide point out must-see sights, attractions, breathtaking mountains, and glaciers that you pass along the journey. Learn about the area's early pioneers, animals, geography, and the historical events that led to the highway’s creation.

    Take in the panoramic views of Lake Hector and Bow Lake, and stop for easy trails in Banff National Park. Explore the Columbia Icefields a...

  • Banff National Park: Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Day-Pass

    3. Banff National Park: Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Day-Pass

    Maximize your time in Banff National Park with this Hop-On-Hop-Off Pass and see all the main sights at your own pace. The stops include Johnston Canyon, Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, and the Lake Louise Gondola (admission is not included). There are 3 departures from Banff, so you can start early and see everything, or sleep in and enjoy a tour along the famous Bow Valley Parkway to Moraine Lake before your return to Banff. • Stop 1 - Banff - The tour departs at 07:45 AM, 9:30 AM, and 12:15 PM daily • Stop 2 - Johnston Canyon - Hop off here to hike up to the beautiful Upper and Lower Falls or even go all the way up to the famous Ink Pots • Stop 3 - Lake Louise Gondola - Soar by gondola or chairlift to the most stunning views on the Lake Louise Gondola • Stop 4 & Stop 5 - Lake Louise - Make sure to hop-off here to enjoy Lake Louise and all that it has to offer. Check out Lake Agnes Teahous...

    Just great! Guides were knowledgeable and so nice, seen all the main attractions in one long day

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What people are saying about Bow Lake

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 39 reviews

This is the way to go

Couldn’t recommend any higher. We got to just ride up and enjoy our activity. They gave us so many tips to make our trip easier

What a great experience!

This was fantastically well organized tour. The service was outstanding and I had a great time. I highly recommended this tour!

Rob was fantastic and made our trip so enjoyable. He was very knowledgeable and pleasant. Would highly recommend. Thank you

Just great! Guides were knowledgeable and so nice, seen all the main attractions in one long day

Our guide Rob was amazing! Thanks for all the knowledge!