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Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
"Build a connection to the World Heritage Site as you visit Banff's landmarks and view wildlife in their natural winter habitat. Hear how the history of the Bow Valley changed when three railway workers rediscovered a hidden treasure. See and le habitat and their winter survival adaptations. This is Banff's best tour for viewing wildlife and animal species are seen on 95% of the tours. Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates from December through April.""""Join a personalized small-group tour and discover beautiful Banff in the winter! Over three hours your local guide will point out all the landmarks and wildlife in their natural habitat particularly their ability to survive the cold winter months."title=Tour+Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+sightseeing+tour+of+Banff+and+its+wildlife&2=Visit+historic+places+and+famous+landmarks&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+geology+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Complimentary+pickup+and+drop+off+from+most+Banff+hot
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk
Hike on steel walkways built into the canyon walls and get an airy view of the canyon below. Travel through breathtaking scenery and nature on your way to the trail head and learn about the history and geology of Johnston Canyon.This popular wal""Join this small-group Banff guided tour and hike on steel walkways which have been built into the canyon walls. Travel through prime wildlife habitat and learn how Johnston Canyon was formed. You'll be led past lower falls and end up at breathtaking uptitle=Icewalk+Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+beautiful+tour+of+the+Johnston+Canyon+Icewalk%AE&2=Look+out+for+the+various+types+of+wildlife+which+inhabit+the+area&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+geology+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Complimentary+pick"""Banff Canada"
From CAD71.00
 
Maligne Valley and Wildlife Tour
"There’s only one way to see the splendor that is the winter wildlife and nature of Jasper National Park. This guided tour takes you in a van through the most stunning sites of the park including Athabasca Valley Maligne Valley and Medicine Lake. See the diversity in the National Park as the van rolls along. There is minimal walking. Get great photos of animals along the way including Elk deer sheep goats
From CAD68.00

Lake Louise/Chateau Lake Louise. Tips (46)

Lake Louise

Although one of the premiere attractions in the National Park, I was thinking that Tuesday afternoon in late-September would not likely be too bad for crowds. I was wrong. When we arrived shortly...
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Bwana_Brown
Oct 06, 2004

Very Swiss in the Canadian Rockies

Try & spot how many Swiss influencies infaltrate the tourist spots.The Horn Blower introduced both himself & Lake Louise to the gathering tourists.We were entertained with a few melodies on...
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scottishvisitor
Aug 13, 2005

Lake Louise

Lake Louise is located some 50 kilometres north of the town of Banff. The lake with a glacier at the far end is one of the major tourist attractions of Banff. However, to me this spot seems a bit...
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JanPeter74
Sep 15, 2004

10,000 visitors a day can't be wrong!

Once you get past the crowds & walk the lake shore the view is stunning - Lake Louise is very well advertised & holds great beauty often missed by other tourists who read the information have...
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scottishvisitor
Aug 08, 2005

Lake Louise

Lake Louise is Banff National Park's crown jewel and in park so packed with scenic beauty, that is saying a lot. As with most things renowned as the best, one should not expect to find it to...
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richiecdisc
Nov 26, 2009

Lake Louise

Lake Louise is probably the most visited place in Canadian Rockies. Each year more than a million visitors come here to admire its beauty. Most tourists don't venture far beyond this point, but...
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lhe
Aug 31, 2004

Lake Louise

Lake Louise definetly lived up to expectations!Unfortunately the day we visited Lake Louise was wet and miserable, but the weather wasn't going to stop us having a look around..... we are Scottish...
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Webboy
Jul 23, 2004

Lovely Lake Louise

Lake Louise was named in 1884 in honour of Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria. This is a VERY popular destination for all visitors to Banff NP, your first clue will be all of the tour buses...
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windsorgirl
Jul 13, 2004

The Big Beehive

To reach the Big Beehive, first take the Lake Agnes trail until you reach the Lake Agnes teahouse. Then head west along north shore of Lake Agnes and climb steeply to Big Beehive. 500m high above Lake...
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lhe
Sep 01, 2004

wow - lake louise

this lake is really beautifull - just clear blue water , and victoria mountain surrounding the lake , and all the snow around it - just amazingwe hiked there to the big beehive and to lake agnes tea...
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orke
Oct 27, 2004

Lake Louise

If you have extra time to stay around, don't miss the sunrise at Lake Louise. You will experience a very different scenery from what you have seen during daytime. Wait for the moment sun comes out...
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lhe
Aug 31, 2004

Lake Louise

Even though at times it gets crowded as a busy city street, Lake Louise, known as "The Jewel of The Rockies" has retained its stunning beauty. The tiny village of Lake Louise is located just off the...
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madamx
Sep 19, 2007
 
 
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"CANADA'S FIRST NATIONAL PARK"
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Things to Do Near Banff National Park

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Cave and Basin

Tourism in the area started here with this Hot springs Cave. Today bathing is no longer allowed in the cave ( you can view it though) but you can still visit the site and hike the trails in the nearby...
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Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum

This was one of the best museums I visited on this trip, the everyday scences resembling the life of the Buffalo Nation People are outstanding. Our visit gave me an understanding of these people which...
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Johnston Canyon

We decided to begin our trip with a visit to Johnston Canyon, one of the parks most popular hikes. Perhaps we should have picked another time than a gorgeous Sunday afternoon because the trail was...
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Upper Hot Springs

We only had 1 day to sight-see in Banff. We had spent the previous day on the road from Jasper so today we just wanted to do something local. Perfect! I had seen pictures of the hot springs and...
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Bow Falls

Early Sunday morning, we were in town and looking to kill some time, and we ended up hiking along this trail - you take Banff ave across the river, and the trailhead begins about here. For the first...
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Hiking/Trails

One of the most easily accessible alpine meadows in the Rockies is the Sunshine Meadows area, just west of Banff. A ski area in the summer, the Sunshine Meadows complex stays open in the summer to...
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Getting to Banff National Park

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36 Miles or 56 Kilometers from Banff

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