Banff Best Tours and Activities

Evening Wildlife Safari
Evening Wildlife Safari
         
Banff, AB
2 hours
from 49 CAD
Wildlife lovers, this small-group personalized tour is for you! In just over 2-Hours, you'll travel through a variety of Banff landscapes, giving you the best chance to observe animals in their natural environment. Your knowledgeable guide will teach you how the national parks strive to protect animals and their habitat. A must do for all nature enthusiasts and animal lovers!
Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
         
Banff, AB
Varies
from 49 CAD
Banff National Park is Canada's oldest and most celebrated national park - and one worth getting out of the car and onto a trail for. Go back to a simpler time with a 1-hour or 2-hour horseback ride and experience the park at a relaxed pace. Led by your cowboy guide, saddle up and ride past natural sulfur springs and along the gentle Bow River, and get a feel for what it was like for pioneers first settling in this once-wild area.
Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
         
Banff, AB
3 hours
from 62 CAD
Discover glorious Banff in the summertime on a 3-hour tour. Visit famous landmarks and historic places with your local guide and hear how the Cave and Basin were rediscovered. This small-group tour allows ample time to take photos and participate in short walks.
Banff Food Walking Tour
Banff Food Walking Tour
         
Banff, AB
2 hours
from 62 CAD
On this 2-hour guided tour, you will visit six local food stops and sample various Canadian cuisine. From Nanaimo Bars to Poutine, experience the best dishes from Alberta and across Canada. On this walking tour, you will learn about the history of Banff, get insider tips on the best shopping and dining, and sample and sip your way through the beautiful downtown core.
Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
         
Banff, AB
3 hours
from 63 CAD
Join a personalized small-group tour and discover beautiful Banff in the Winter! Over 3-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. 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 learn about wildlife behavior, habitat and their winter survival adaptations.
Johnston Canyon Icewalk
Johnston Canyon Icewalk
         
Banff, AB
4 hours
from 73 CAD
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 upper icefalls.
Grotto Canyon Icewalk
Grotto Canyon Icewalk
         
Banff, AB
3.5 hours
from 73 CAD
Walk on a frozen creek through Grotto Canyon, past unusual rock formations, ancient native rock art, and icefalls. Escorted by a specialist guide, this small-group tour offers an unforgetable personalized sightseeing experience!
Lake Louise and Moraine Lake Tour
Lake Louise and Moraine Lake Tour
         
Banff, AB
4 hours
from 73 CAD
Come and discover beautiful Lake Louise and the world renowned Moraine Lake at their very best! Listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites, there will be plenty of photo opportunities on this half day, small-group tour. Learn about the mountaineering history and how a tragic accident shaped Canadian mountain culture.
Kicking Horse River Rafting Adventure for Beginners Including Lunch
Kicking Horse River Rafting Adventure for Beginners Including Lunch
         
Banff, AB
2.5 hours
from 82 CAD
While in Banff, enjoy a mild whitewater-rafting trip on the Kicking Horse River, the premier rafting river in the Canadian Rockies. On this half-day tour, spend an hour paddling Class II and III rapids at a leisurely pace with your knowledgeable guide, and then enjoy a BBQ lunch. This activity is perfect for families and those seeking a calmer river-rafting experience.
Classic Hikes from Banff
Classic Hikes from Banff
         
Banff, AB
7 hours
from 94 CAD
Hike to classic locations in the Banff and Lake Louise area. Share your passion for the mountains with the local, enthusiastic guides. Explore the trails in Yoho, Larch Valley, Staley Glacier, and Plain of 6 Glaciers.
Kananaskis River Rafting Adventure
Kananaskis River Rafting Adventure
         
Banff, AB
5.5 hours
from 99 CAD
Enjoy a beautiful day rafting down the picturesque Kananaskis River in Alberta, Canada. This day trip from Banff or Canmore will get you into a raft and cruising down the turquoise waters of the Kananaskis, one of Alberta's most pristine waterways. This excursion is an ideal introduction to the thrill of white-water rafting, great for families or groups. Spot local wildlife and soak up Canada's unparalleled beauty as you cruise down this beautiful river. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
Banff City Sightseeing Tour
Banff City Sightseeing Tour
         
Banff, AB
4.5 or 6 hours
from 125 CAD
Discover the Canadian Rockies' favorite resort town and its beautiful environment on a 4-hour guided tour of Banff. You'll visit the intriguing hoodoos earth pillars shaped by centuries of wind, then spot where Banff's history began. Ride up Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola, and enhance your experience with a Lake Minnewanka cruise (if you choose the upgrade option). Hotel pickup is included.
Banff to Jasper One-Way Tour
Banff to Jasper One-Way Tour
         
Banff, AB
10 hours
from 127 CAD
This one-way tour from Banff to Jasper takes you through some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes in North America. Following the spine of the Canadian Rockies, view a never-ending procession of mammoth mountains, jagged snowy peaks and numerous glaciers. Stop at the Columbia Icefield to experience the Glacier SkyWalk!
Kicking Horse River Whitewater Rafting
Kicking Horse River Whitewater Rafting
         
Banff, AB
4 hours
from 137 CAD
White water rafting is the ultimate summer outdoor activity and the Kicking Horse River is the best river in the Canadian Rockies! With your transport included, embark in 2 - 2.5 hours of upper canyon rafting on a half day trip from Banff, before heading back to enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch.
Banff Via Ferrata Climbing Adventure
Banff Via Ferrata Climbing Adventure
         
Banff, AB
Varies
from 149 CAD
Tap into your sense of adventure in Banff, Alberta, with the Via Ferrata experience, an activity that lets you climb to unprecedented heights. Via ferrata is Italian for 'iron road' and Banff's Via Ferrata is just that: a protected climbing route that allows novice and expert climbers alike to ascend a mountain by way of a steel cable that is fixed to the rock. And scenic Banff is the perfect place to try this technique. This is a fun, safe and adventurous way to get out of your comfort zone and experience the thrill of the mountains.
Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Trip from Banff
Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Trip from Banff
         
Banff, AB
8 hours
from 159 CAD
Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies with its backdrop of the glistening Victoria Glacier on a full day guided coach tour from Banff. Marvel at Lake Louise, the jewel of the Canadian Rockies and see the reflecting Ten Peaks. You'll visit scenic Yoho Valley and witness the Takakkaw Falls, Kicking Horse Pass and Spiral Tunnels.
Discover Grizzly Bears from Banff
Discover Grizzly Bears from Banff
         
Banff, AB
10 hours
from 181 CAD
Animal lovers, don't miss your chance to discover the grizzly bear! Leaving Banff behind, you'll take a ride in a gondola for a great view of grizzly country, then visit the grizzly refuge where you can observe an orphaned grizzly bear as it romps and plays in a natural bear habitat.
Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff
Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff
         
Banff, AB
9 hours
from 191 CAD
Visit Canada's famous glaciers on a full-day seasonal excursion from Banff. Your personalized small group tour takes you through an awe-inspiring landscape carved by glaciers and remnants from the last ice age, as you travel along the Icefields Parkway, one of the world's most scenic highways.
Helicopter Tour over the Canadian Rockies
Helicopter Tour over the Canadian Rockies
         
Banff, AB
Varies
from 215 CAD
Enjoy bird's-eye views of the Canadian Rockies as you soar high above and around them in a helicopter! You'll fly over a variety of incredible scenery, from waterfalls to the peaks of Mt Assinboine and Mt Sparrowhawk to the 1988 Olympic Park. The heliport is located a short distance from Banff (transfer included) and Calgary, and you can choose from a 20-, 30-, 42- or 55-minute flight. This will surely be the highlight of your Rocky Mountain experience!
Horseback Riding Tour in Banff with BBQ Lunch
Horseback Riding Tour in Banff with BBQ Lunch
         
Banff, AB
7 hours
from 233 CAD
Explore the breathtaking Canadian Rockies on this horseback-riding tour in Banff. Following your cowboy guide, journey into the Spray River Valley and past Mt Rundle or Sulphur Mountain, and break to enjoy a Western cookout lunch.