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From Jasper: Columbia Icefield Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 378734
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Embark on a 7.5-hour tour from Jasper to the Athabasca Glacier of the Columbia Icefield. Then, experience the famous Skywalk with panoramic views of the Sunwapta Valley.
About this activity
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Duration: 7.5 hours
Starting time 8:45 AM
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

Pick up available at select Jasper Hotels

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  • Travel in a comfortable vehicle along the scenic Icefields Parkway
  • Enjoy photo stops at Athabasca Falls and Stutfield Glacier
  • Travel on the massive "Ice Explorer" onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Take in spectacular panoramic views at the Columbia Icefield Skywalk
  • Enjoy a hot buffet lunch with light snacks and refreshments
Full description
Start with pickup from your hotel in Jasper. Board the comfortable bus and enjoy a scenic journey along the famous Icefields Parkway. Take in the views, try to spot local wildlife, and learn about the area from your experienced guide. There will be several stops along the way, including the stunning Athabasca Falls and the Stutfield Glacier.

Once you arrive at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Center, step onboard the "Ice Explorer," a massive all-terrain vehicle. Enjoy an adventure onto the Athabasca Glacier and experience the power of the glacier up-close. Step out onto ice that is deep enough to bury the Eiffel Tower.

At the Columbia Icefield Skywalk, enjoy an unobstructed view from a glass-floored observation platform extending 30 meters out over the Sunwapta Valley. Take in a panoramic view of the entire valley, which allows for fantastic photo opportunities. Finally, enjoy a hot buffet lunch at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Center, before returning back to Jasper.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from selected hotels in Jasper
  • Hot buffet lunch
  • Light snacks and refreshments
  • Columbia Icefield Adventure and Skywalk Admission
  • Taxes and Fees
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (15-20% recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof shoes
Know before you go
• Warm layers are recommended as temperatures on the glacier can be significantly cooler
• The audio devices at Columbia Icefield Skywalk are subject to availability and are not available when it is raining
• It is recommended that you take a bottle with you so that you can fill it with glacier water