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  2. Alberta
  3. Banff
  4. Lake Minnewanka

Banff: Lake Minnewanka Cruise

Product ID: 283927
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See the Rocky Mountains from a new perspective while sailing on the beautiful Lake Minnewanka on a 1-hour interpretive cruise. Sail under towering peaks while learning about the native people, wildlife, and vegetation.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Sail on the largest lake in Banff National Park
  • Marvel at the beautiful valley landscape of Canada’s oldest national park
  • Listen to stories from a knowledgeable and entertaining guide
  • Learn about Minnewanka Landing, the underwater town below the lake
Full description
Admire views of the Canadian Rockies as you cruise on the largest lake in Banff National Park. Meet your guide and captain on the boat dock at Lake Minnewanka and begin your 1-hour adventure.

Glide through the crystal clear water of this glacier lake and soak up the views of the mountains and blue sky above you. Keep an eye out for wildlife on the lakeshore, including big-horned sheep, deer, mountain goats, and even the occasional bear.

During your cruise, interpretive guides will share interesting facts and stories about the wildlife and vegetation that inhabit the Canadian Rockies. Learn about the culture of the indigenous people who used to call the area home and hear a lot of entertaining legends of the area.
  • Interpretive commentary onboard
  • All taxes and fees
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Lake Minnewanka is located 15 minutes from Banff at Lake Minnewanka Scenic Dr, Improvement District No. 9, AB T1L 1A1, Canada. Arrive by public transit or by car. Parking is available on-site. The boat dock is just 2 minutes from the parking lot. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the cruise departs.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Cruise may not operate due to inclement weather
• You have to make your own way to Lake Minnewanka. Public transit is available from Banff and there is a parking lot on-site
• Please arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes prior to departure time
• The time you booked is not guaranteed as boats can fill up during peak season. In case your requested departure time is sold out, later departure times will be available
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Product ID: 283927