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Calgary: Bow River Trail Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours
Other experience

Calgary: Bow River Trail Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

From US$ 5.17 per person

Discover Calgary's majestic Bow River Trail on this smartphone audio walking tour. Experience the sights and sounds of Calgary's many different cultures, and play location-based fun trivia games.

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Audio guide included
Wheelchair accessible


  • Marvel at the sights along the Bow River Trail with a smartphone audio guide
  • Visit bridges, cultural centres, historic houses, a monastery, and an armoury
  • Enjoy the freedom to see the sights at your own pace, even over a few days
  • Find out about Calgary's history an audio guide that plays automatically
  • Take your tour at any time or as many times as you like — it's yours to keep
Full description

Explore the highlights around Calgary's stunning Bow River with an audio walking tour of the Bow River Trail on your smartphone. Find out about the city's history and admire its sights.

From the starting point, follow the audio on your smartphone, which plays automatically as you approach points of interest, and use the app offline to save your data. You'll occasionally detour off the path to experience Calgary's varied cultures, too. Hear information and interesting facts about contemporary Calgary, the Calgary Folk Festival, Eau Claire Market, the Turkish Festival, and the not-for-profit Calgary Zoo with its new zoo bridge. Discover the mission of the Chevron Learning Pathway and the Ripple. Learn about Calgary’s impressive history as you pass by the Mewata Armouries, Prince’s Island Park, Fort Calgary, the Inglewood Bridge, and two famous houses reputed to be haunted. Discover the Avatamsaka Monastery, the Peace Bridge, the Chinese Cultural Centre, and Sien Lok Park. Take a break and admire the Centre Street Lions, and check out the views from Rotary Park and the Mount Pleasant Viewpoint.

  • Downloadable tour app for Android and Apple
  • Lifetime tour access
  • Trivia challenge
  • Hands-free audio
  • Device to use the app on
  • Headphones
  • Attraction tickets
  • Live guide

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Meeting point

The tour starts at the Mewata Bridge, west of Shaw Millennium Park. *** the tour is accessed via the Tripvia Tours mobile app, not the Get Your Guide app. Unique code to access the tour provided after booking (found by clicking on 'More Details' then 'Notes from Activity Provider' section in confirmation email).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone
  • Downloaded app

Know before you go

  • How it works explainer video --> https://youtu.be/m44LZUgXaDM
  • Although you will book for a specific date, you can use the tour at any date or time
  • You will need WiFi or a good mobile signal to access and download the Tripvia Tours app (separate from Get Your Guide App)
  • The number of people you select for this tour is the number of devices you can download the tour to
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Nous aimons beaucoup marcher donc cette visite a pied en nous permettant de faire les arrêts que nous souhaitions etait parfait pour nous.

April 30, 2022


Product ID: 411312