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1 Hour Bow River Ride
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1 Hour Bow River Ride

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Saddle up for a journey through the celebrated landscape of Banff National Park on this guided horseback riding adventure. Get out of the car and onto the trails of the Bow River or the Spray River and enjoy the area’s beautiful outdoor environment, largely unchanged from the days of the pioneers. This equine-themed odyssey includes a guide, use of a horse, and all necessary equipment.
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  • 1 hour
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2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
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2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure

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Saddle up and head out on the Rocky Mountain trails in Banff National Park. Explore the area by horseback with your cowboy guide to see the area in a way you can only experience from on the back of a horse. With a guide in the lead and a guide bringing up the rear, your ride will be a safe, fun adventure in the wilderness.  
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  • 2 hours
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Covered Wagon or Horseback Ride in Banff with Western Cookout
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Covered Wagon or Horseback Ride in Banff with Western Cookout

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Saddle up for a ride along the Bow River in Banff and a Western style cookout. Choose from riding on horseback or in a covered wagon through the beautiful Rocky Mountain terrain. At the dining site, spend some time perfecting your roping skills or relaxing with a game of horseshoes before “tucking in”--that’s cowboy speak for “eating”—a yummy BBQ meal.
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  • 3 hours
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission

Banff Gondola Ride Admission

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Maximize your views of Banff National Park with minimal exertion during this round-trip gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Take in views of six different mountain ranges and nearby rivers aboard your state-of-the-art alpine transport, offering large windows and seating for four guests. Enjoy time exploring the ridge line boardwalk before returning back to town.
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  • 2 hours
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Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
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Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff

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Take a charming horse-driven sleigh ride through the snow-covered meadows of Banff during this rustic 40-minute tour. Cozy up with family, friends, or a loved one as your friendly driver whisks you away on a sightseeing tour of the area’s stunning mountain peaks.
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  • 40 minutes
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3 Hour Bow Valley Loop Horseback Ride

3 Hour Bow Valley Loop Horseback Ride

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Situated within Banff National Park, the pretty town of Banff is the stepping stone to some of Canada’s most beautiful mountain landscapes. On this tour, swing into the saddle and trek through the Rocky Mountains scenery on horseback with your guide. Follow rugged trails past dense forests and shimmering lakes, and enjoy a relaxing introduction to the spectacular Banff National Park. Along the way, spot native beavers and elk in their natural habitat.
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  • 3 hours
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Evening Wildlife Safari

Evening Wildlife Safari

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Join an animal-spotting bus tour in Banff National Park, observing the park’s amazing wildlife at dusk on this 2-hour, small-group tour that’s perfect for nature enthusiasts. Enjoy Banff’s beautiful landscapes in the evening searching for elk, deer, bears and more because each tour has a 95% success rate of viewing animals in their natural environment. You'll also hear about the park's efforts to protect animals and their habitat from your expert guide.
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  • 2 hours
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Banff National Park Tour with Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

Banff National Park Tour with Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

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Discover Lake Louise and Moraine Lake on this guided tour from Banff. Located inside the Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, the lakes are well-known for their distinct turquoise hues. Gain insight into the area’s mountaineering history, admire views of the Valley of Ten Peaks and leave with plenty of frame-worthy photos. Round-trip transportation is included on this small-group tour. Don’t miss this seasonal tour that operates from April to November.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
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Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk

Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk

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Discover one of Banff National Park’s most popular hiking trails at night, without the fear of getting lost, during this small-group tour. Equipped with a headlight, explore Johnston Canyon with a guide leading the way, and marvel at shimmering frozen waterfalls and hike along a suspended catwalk. Then, take a break to warm up mid-route with hot chocolate and maple cookies.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk

Johnston Canyon Icewalk

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Experience the winter wonderland of Banff’s Johnston Canyon on this ice walk tour. Join a professional guide on a hike along the canyon’s steel walkways, to visit the beautiful lower and upper waterfalls, and learn how this majestic canyon was formed. Your excursion includes round-trip transportation, ice cleats, and a hiking pole, plus a light snack and hot chocolate to help warm you up.
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  • 4 hours
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Banff Ghost Walks

Banff Ghost Walks

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Nestled beneath the peaks of Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade, Banff is considered among Alberta’s must-see destinations—but away from the spectacular scenery lies a ghostly past only the bravest visitors can uncover. On this spooky evening walking tour, follow your guide through Banff’s historic streets and hear spine-chilling tales from beyond the grave. Learn of the unsolved crimes and terrifying encounters that haunt Banff’s dim and distant past.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
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Banff National Park Guided Hike with Lunch
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Banff National Park Guided Hike with Lunch

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Choose from among four of Banff National Park’s most iconic trails on this 7-hour guided hiking tour with packed lunch. Pick the perfect walk for your level of ability and experience, varying from 4.5 miles (7km) to 6.6 miles (10.6km) in length, with spectacular mountain scenery no matter which option you select. The trip’s four options include explorations of Larch Valley, Stanley Glacier, Consolation Lakes or the Plain of Six Glaciers.
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  • 7 hours
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Grotto Canyon Icewalk

Grotto Canyon Icewalk

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Hike on a frozen creek, and explore surreal rock formations and indigenous wall art on this small-group tour through Grotto Canyon. Your specialist guide explains the unique history and geology of the canyon as you glide past wondrous icefalls in this sublime winter environment. The tour also includes use of ice cleats and a hiking pole, plus a light snack and hot chocolate.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff

Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff

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Trek safely through Johnston Canyon in the winter, surrounded by frozen waterfalls and ice pillars, in the company of a guide. This half-day tour allows you to embark on an icy trek without worrying about safety issues or directions; your guide is with you the whole way. Listen to guided commentary on the canyon's formation and see fossils buried in the rocks, giving a window into the past. This moderately difficult hike includes cookies and hot chocolate to warm up with at the conclusion.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Experience Rock Climbing

Experience Rock Climbing

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The Rock Experience program is designed to offer a unique rock climbing experience to people of all abilities. Our guides are incredible instructors, skilled climbers, and fun to be around. They are certified to the highest standards in the industry by the ACMG/IFMGA. For beginners, the guides will review all of the basic safety systems and demonstrate proper climbing technique. For guests with intermediate climbing skills, the guides will work on advanced movement skills and other rope techniques such as rappelling. For guests with advanced climbing skills, the guides will offer expert level instruction to keep you engaged - be prepared for steep climbing technique lessons, mock leading, building anchors and rigging rappel systems.
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  • 7 hours
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Canyoning - Ghost Canyon (Intermediate Level)

Canyoning - Ghost Canyon (Intermediate Level)

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Get ready for a Rocky Mountain adventure like no other. This thrilling tour takes you into the canyons near Jasper National Park for a day of hiking and rappelling with a small group. Featuring eight rappels, this adventure starts in Brule, Alberta (about an hour from Jasper) and takes you down into the rugged landscapes only the truly adventurous get to experience.
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  • 8 hours
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eBike and Hike Banff to Johnston Canyon small group guided program
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eBike and Hike Banff to Johnston Canyon small group guided program

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Experience two of Banff's best attractions in one guided tour, cycling the world famous Bow Valley Parkway by e-Bike to access Banff's most popular dayhike Johnston Canyon.
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  • 4 hours
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Exclusive Skoki Backcountry Guided Hiking in Lake Louise with Van Shuttle
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Exclusive Skoki Backcountry Guided Hiking in Lake Louise with Van Shuttle

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This is the most exceptional hike in the Banff vicinity with incredible views of the Bow Valley, Cory Pass, the Gargoyle Valley and the imposing face of Mt. Louis. It is one of the few loop hikes in the region and for strong hikers, it is a must do. We’ll provide transportation, a professional driver and interpretive guide with commentary and local stories as they whisk you away to your hiking adventure. We’ll bring everything you need, including lunch.
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  • 8 hours
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Canyoning - Heart Creek Canyon (Beginner level)
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Canyoning - Heart Creek Canyon (Beginner level)

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Never tried canyoning before? Then this is the trip for you! A relatively easy approach, an ideal location to introduce rappelling, and amazing scenery all make this canyon trip the perfect choice for your first canyoning experience. Heart Creek Canyon is also our closest trip to the townsites of Banff & Canmore. A popular summer day hike destination, few visitors of Heart Creek ever explore the top of lower Heart Canyon or venture to the upper Heart Canyon. Upper Heart Canyon provides a perfect location to learn and develop your comfort with rope rappelling. The introductory short rappels allow you to ease into the rappelling. Rappels progressively increase in length, finally culminating with an exciting 60ft waterfall rappel and slide.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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2-Hour Guided Banff Townsite e-Bike Explorer
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2-Hour Guided Banff Townsite e-Bike Explorer

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Banff's only guided townsite tour by e-bike! Avoid the crowds and traffic in the big bus as you coast along bike paths and side streets immersed in the fresh air and stunning mountain vistas around Banff townsite.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Hike in Lake Louise
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Day Hike in Lake Louise

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Take a walk through a real-life ‘postcard’ during this 7-hour hike amidst the sublime scenery of the Canadian Rockies. Join a knowledgeable local guide on the trails near Lake Louise, pausing as you walk to admire the local geology, plants and animals that make up this stunningly beautiful place. Depending on the season you’ll also enjoy majestic snow-capped peaks, blooming wildflowers or rainbow-hued fall colors. Pack some snacks to ensure you stay fueled up during your trek.
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  • 6 hours
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$101.00
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Johnston Canyon to the Inkpots

Johnston Canyon to the Inkpots

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Enjoy this full day hike, explore a narrow canyon and see how water in its many forms has shaped the mountains over time. After reaching the back of the canyon, go further to the ink pots, a great day out covering 11.6 km with 315 m elevation gain and loss. This hike is perfect for couples, families and friends. Minimum age: 13. Youth should be accompanied by a guardian.
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  • 6 hours
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Bow Falls Day Hike
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Bow Falls Day Hike

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Enjoy photo opportunities of the classic Bow Lake, hike back through time from valleys strewn with alpine flora to barren areas just free of ice.
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  • 6 hours
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Discover the Lake Agnes Tea House Trail with a Guided Audio Hike

Discover the Lake Agnes Tea House Trail with a Guided Audio Hike

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Listen to a nature guide through your smartphone as you explore the Lake Agnes Tea House Trail. This 7km tour is on a relatively smooth trail to the famous Tea House. You'll be immersed in nature while we tell you about the many animals & plants in the area and some of it's history. Highlights include the Victoria Glacier, Lake Louise, Mirror Lake & more! Don't just see the Lake Agnes Tea House Trail, hear what it has to say! The tour also comes with a fun location game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer. Keep the professional nature guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices. Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, guide commentary will automatically play! Getting started is easy, just book the tour, download the app and go. Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour too.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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1 Hour Bow River Ride
"Had great weather, sunny day with a breeze. Beautiful views and quiet peaceful trail. A good chunk of the trail was enclosed with trees, with some of it along a road with people walking and biking, with not much of a view but the second half was worth it."..."
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2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
"Bow River ride with experienced, calm guides. Rich was insightful and assisted me when foot slipped out of stirrup. All staff helpful, especially to get me and my hip replacements on and off Sailor."..."
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Covered Wagon or Horseback Ride in Banff with Western Cookout
"Covered wagon with cook out was excellent! Our entires Our Our family enjoyed the adventure! 18 months to 60 years of age. Our wrangler was fantastic who answered many questions from our grandchildren and family."..."
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
"So much fun! Lots to see and amazing views! Would definately recommend going!! Fast trip up and no line ups!"..."
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Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
"A lovely little trail ride, staff were friendly and very knowledgeable. Bundle up . And bring an blanket . Hotchocolate and time by the fire after to warm up..a lovely winter activity."..."
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3 Hour Bow Valley Loop Horseback Ride
"We had an amazing ride. The guide Brooklyn was funny, kind, and knowledgeable. The horses were a delight and clearly well cared for. The scenery during the ride was beautiful. Best trail ride I’ve ever done:)"..."
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Evening Wildlife Safari
"Heidi was a fantastic guide. We really enjoyed our safari! We highly recommend this tour. We learned a lot about keeping wildlife safe."..."
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Banff National Park Tour with Lake Louise and Moraine Lake
"It was so much fun. Ronnie, our driver and tour guide was so informative and friendly. Thank you so much!"..."
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Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk
"Neil was our guide! Every knowledgeable and engaging. Despite the cold weather the canyon was much warmer with no wind. It was beautiful to see the canyon at night."..."
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk
"The Johnson Canyon Icewalk was one of the highlights of our trips. Our guide Nick was great and very informational. I would highly recommend the guided tour as you learn all the facts and history of the canyon and the Bow Valley Parkway. You can always go back for a second look on your own. Highly recommend! The scenery is amazing."..."
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Banff Ghost Walks
"The tour guide Sam was fantastic and clearly enjoyed her job. I think the only the suggestion I have is make it a tad shorter."..."
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Banff National Park Guided Hike with Lunch
"There were only 2 of us on our hike so it turned out to be a private tour. Our guide suggested a hike up Stanley Glacier in Kootney Park just inside the BC border. It was a good hike for those that can manage and took about 2 hrs to reach the end of the path. We had a fantastic lunch on the mountainside (provided by our guide) and learned quite a bit about the local geology as well as the flora and fauna. We enjoyed ourselves and were absolutely beat after but in a good way! Highly recommended!"..."
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Grotto Canyon Icewalk
"Great tour. The ice was gorgeous, the canyon was so beautiful and fun to trek through. Our guide was very good, and had maple cookies and hot chocolate for us at the canyon end. Seeing the thousand year old petroglyphs was really interesting."..."
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff
"This tour is really cool. We went to the canyon with George, who was sharing lots of facts and interesting stories along the way. With the ice cleats, it's an easy hike up the canyon where you can enjoy amazing views and breath in a lot of fresh air."..."
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Experience Rock Climbing
"Austin was an awesome guide so very laid back and knowledgeable. Even when I felt stuck he gave ideas and got me up the wall."..."
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eBike and Hike Banff to Johnston Canyon small group guided program
"A new experience for us but well worth the cost. Jenn was understanding of our nervous 1st attempt @ e-bike & was very knowledgeable & patient as she taught us. A great way to see hidden treasures of the Banff area & get just enough moderate exercise for a relaxing vacation. Would highly recommend & we book again. Thank you"..."
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Canyoning - Heart Creek Canyon (Beginner level)
"This was a Mother/daughter adventure together. After self reflection a few days later I still couldn’t believe I did this, tested me physically and mentally. It was definitely a feel good moment in my life. Thanks to the two guides who were patient and experienced to help each of us on this journey. My daughter wants to do the intermediate level next. She was on a thrill high after this. Great people and great motivation for each other definitely a team effort!"..."
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2-Hour Guided Banff Townsite e-Bike Explorer
"Great tour and the ebikes were a lot of fun. Corey was really knowledgeable about the history of the town and very accommodating with our family. Would definitely recommend."..."
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Day Hike in Lake Louise
"What a great guided hike by Shauna ! The views were spectacular ! Shauna was very pleasant and informative. We departed Lake Louise for the 6-Glacier Trail at 8:30AM and returned about 5.5 hours later. I wish all tour guides would be as good as Shauna. Very enjoyable."..."

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