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Creepy Calgary Ghost Tour

Creepy Calgary Ghost Tour

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For a night out with a difference, embark on this adult-only ghost tour of Calgary by sidecar. You’ll travel to historic parts of the city, including Fort Calgary, Inglewood, and Scotsman’s Hill. Along the way, hear spooky tales of notorious Calgary residents, hauntings, and dark history, and pause for non-alcoholic refreshments—or an alcoholic drink at your own expense—at historic pubs.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$301.65
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$301.65
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Returning 2021 > Banff Private Walking Tours

Returning 2021 > Banff Private Walking Tours

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Skip the crowded tours and enjoy a more intimate view of Banff with this private and personalized walking tour. In the company of just your party (up to 10 people) and a guide, explore Banff at your own pace and discover such places as Cascade Gardens and the Bow River Trail.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$227.52
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$227.52
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Canadian Rockies Tour by Chauffeured Sidecar from Jasper

Canadian Rockies Tour by Chauffeured Sidecar from Jasper

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Feel the rush of the open road and the wind on your face as you tour the incredible landscape of Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park in the sidecar of a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by a professional driver. Pick from among a range of destinations for your ride, customized to meet your interests, including Medicine Lake, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake, Athabasca Falls, Angel Glacier, Miette Hot Springs or Mount Edith Cavell. Along the way, spot local wildlife and listen to insightful commentary from your guide about the area’s history and natural scenery. Your motorcycle ride can accommodate up to two passengers and also includes round-trip transport from your hotel or the train station, and 1-, 2- or 3-hour ride options.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.66
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$124.66
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Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon

Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon

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Immerse yourself in Canada's stunning winter landscape on a 4-hour snowshoe tour from Banff to Kootenay National Park. Follow your guide through Marble Canyon and keep your eyes peeled for moose and wolf tracks. The 2-mile (3km) route is along mostly flat terrain and perfect for first time snowshoers. You also enjoy a hot chocolate break with the opportunity to make your own maple taffy in the snow.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.84
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$67.84
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Discover Lake Louise & Snowshoeing

Discover Lake Louise & Snowshoeing

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Widely considered the Banff National Park’s top attraction, Lake Louise is transformed in winter into a snowy wonderland—but booking transportation to reach it independently from Banff is time-consuming. This hassle-free transfer service includes round-trip travel from central Banff, with interpretive commentary from your guide along the way. Enjoy free time to explore Lake Louise at leisure, with snow-shoes and warming refreshments included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.67
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$68.67
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Drumheller & Horseshoe Canyon 1-Day Tour

Drumheller & Horseshoe Canyon 1-Day Tour

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Uncover your inner archaeologist as you look for fossils and learn about the prehistoric creatures that roamed the hills and grasslands outside of Alberta's capital. Visit Drumheller on this full-day excursion, explore rugged canyonlands, and get-up close looks at monolothic hoodoo rock formations.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.73
Price varies by group size
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$112.73
Price varies by group size
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Town of Banff Audio Walking Tour

Town of Banff Audio Walking Tour

Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you discover this idyllic mountain town! Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, audio commentary will automatically play! On this 5 km (return) self-guided audio walking tour, you'll explore Banff's past as well as it's present as we point out historical buildings, sculptures, sights & attractions. Highlights include the Banff Administration Building, Luxton Home Museum, Central Park & the Cascades of Time Gardens! Easy. Book the tour, download the app & go! Freedom. Explore at your own pace with Don, a professional tour guide who will show you around for a fraction of what a live tour would cost. No crowded tour groups or time constraints allows you ultimate freedom to explore! Booking Options. The number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to. Trivia Challenge. Each tour stop has a fun multiple choice trivia question (optional) that adds to the fun!
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.30
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$6.30

Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive & Walk with our Discover the Rockies Package

Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive & Walk with our Discover the Rockies Package

'Discover the Rockies' package includes: Two Walking Tours. Your phone becomes your tour guide as you explore Banff & Canmore with two self-guided audio walking tours! Each with 30 fully narrated points of interest. Driving Tour. Listen to a tour guide as you drive between Calgary, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Sunshine Village & Nakiska! Over 50 points of interest. Freedom. No directions or time limits. Stop at as many sights & attractions as you like. Start / stop anywhere. Travel in any direction along route. Hands Free. Fun audio clips play automatically as you drive. Live GPS map. No data used during tour. Easy to Use. Download the app. Select the tour. Go! Family Friendly. Fun Tripvia Guides keep you laughing & engaged along the way! Trivia Fun. Each point of interest has a fun multiple choice trivia question. Keep score or just listen! Inexpensive. Only 1 tour booking needed per vehicle / group. Play audio through vehicle's stereo so everyone can hear.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.02
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$11.02
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Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive between Calgary and Lake Louise

Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive between Calgary and Lake Louise

Listen to a tour guide as you drive between popular destinations! Use as a highway audio companion while traveling between destinations, or as a one way stand alone tour! 50 points of interest including mountains, tourist attractions, sights, cities & towns. Learn about the animals, geography, historical events & people unique to the area! Routes. Trans-Canada Highway 1 between Calgary, Lake Louise, Sunshine & Banff. Freedom. Stop at as many sights & attractions as you like. Start / stop anywhere. Travel in any direction along route. Hands Free. Fun audio clips play automatically as you drive. Live GPS map. No data used during tour. Easy to Use. Download the app. Select the tour. Go! Family Friendly. Fun Tripvia Guides keep you laughing & engaged! Trivia Fun. Each point of interest has a fun multiple choice trivia question. Keep score or just listen! Inexpensive. Only 1 tour booking needed per vehicle. Play audio through vehicle's stereo so everyone can hear.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.30
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$6.30
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Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive between Sunshine Village and Calgary

Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive between Sunshine Village and Calgary

Listen to a tour guide as you drive between popular destinations! Use as a highway audio companion while traveling between destinations, or as a one way stand alone tour! 50 points of interest including mountains, tourist attractions, cities & towns. Learn about the animals, geography, historical events & people unique to the area! Routes. Trans-Canada highway 1 between Calgary, Lake Louise, Canmore, Sunshine & Banff. Freedom. Stop at as many sights & attractions as you like. Start / stop anywhere. Travel in any direction along route. Hands Free. Fun audio clips play automatically as you drive. Live GPS map. No data used during tour. Easy to Use. Download the app. Select the tour. Go! Family Friendly. Fun Tripvia Guides keep you laughing & engaged! Trivia Fun. Each point of interest has a fun multiple choice trivia question. Keep score or just listen! Inexpensive. Only 1 tour booking needed per vehicle. Play audio through vehicle's stereo so everyone can hear.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.30
per group
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$6.30
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Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive between Banff and Calgary

Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive between Banff and Calgary

Listen to a tour guide as you drive between popular destinations! Use as a highway audio companion while traveling between destinations, or as a one way stand alone tour! 50 points of interest including mountains, tourist attractions, cities & towns. Learn about the animals, geography, historical events & people unique to the area! Route. Trans-Canada Highway 1 between Calgary, Lake Louise, Canmore, Sunshine & Banff. Freedom. Stop at as many sights & attractions as you like. Start / stop anywhere. Travel in any direction along route. Hands Free. Fun audio clips play automatically as you drive. Live GPS map. No data used during tour. Easy to Use. Download the app. Select the tour. Go! Family Friendly. Fun Tripvia Guides keep you laughing & engaged! Trivia Fun. Each point of interest has a fun multiple choice trivia question. Keep score or just listen! Inexpensive. Only 1 tour booking needed per vehicle. Play audio through vehicle's stereo so everyone can hear.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.30
per group
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$6.30
per group

Listen to a Tour Guide as you Drive between Lake Louise and Calgary

Listen to a Tour Guide as you Drive between Lake Louise and Calgary

Listen to a tour guide as you drive between popular destinations! Use as a highway audio companion while traveling between destinations, or as a one way stand alone tour! 50 points of interest including mountains, tourist attractions, sights, cities & towns. Learn about the animals, geography, historical events & people unique to the area! Route. Trans-Canada Highway 1 between Lake Louise & Calgary. Freedom. Stop at as many sights & attractions as you like. Start / stop anywhere. Travel in any direction along route. Hands Free. Fun audio clips play automatically as you drive. Live GPS map. No data used during tour. Easy to Use. Download the app. Select the tour. Go! Family Friendly. Fun Tripvia Guides keep you laughing & engaged along the way! Trivia Fun. Each point of interest has a fun multiple choice trivia question. Keep score or just listen! Inexpensive. Only 1 tour booking needed per vehicle. Play audio through vehicle's stereo so everyone can hear.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.30
per group
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$6.30
per group

Downtown Canmore Audio Walking Tour

Downtown Canmore Audio Walking Tour

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Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you discover the majestic mountain town of Canmore! Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, audio commentary will automatically play! On this 5 km (return) self-guided audio walking tour, we'll point out must-see sights, attractions & sculptures, as well as explore historical buildings from Canmore's coal mining days. Highlights include Policeman's Creek Boardwalk, the Canmore Miner's Union Hall, NWMP Barracks & more! Easy. Book the tour, download the app & go! Freedom. Explore at your own pace with Don, a professional tour guide who will show you around for a fraction of what a live tour would cost. No crowded tour groups or time constraints allows you ultimate freedom to explore! Booking Options. The number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to. Trivia Challenge. Each tour stop has a fun multiple choice trivia question (optional) that adds to the fun!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.30
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$6.30

Romantic tour in Whistler

Romantic tour in Whistler

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Is your lover a big fan of winter sports, cold climate and immense forests? Whistler and Blackcomb are the perfect mountains to explore. Isn’t this the best option for you both to get in touch with the purity of nature? And to realize how small one is? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$486.71
per group
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$486.71
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The Best of Whistler Walking Tour

The Best of Whistler Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. A big fan of winter sports, cold climate and immense forests? Whistler and Blackcomb are the perfect mountains to explore. Isn’t this the best option to get in touch with the purity of nature? And to realize how small one is on this planet? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Whistler. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$486.71
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$486.71
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Romantic tour in Edmonton

Romantic tour in Edmonton

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Want to impress your sweetheart with an astonishing taste in architecture? Maybe you are dating a visual art lover? A twisting modernist building on Sir Winston Churchill Square, the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton is dedicated to visual arts with an emphasis on Western Canada. The gallery features changing and traveling exhibitions and maintains an extensive collection of more than 6,000 pieces.This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$486.71
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$486.71
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The Best of Edmonton Walking Tour

The Best of Edmonton Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Do you consider yourself a fan of impressive architecture? An visual art lover perhaps? A twisting modernist building on Sir Winston Churchill Square, the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton is dedicated to visual arts with an emphasis on Western Canada. The gallery features changing and traveling exhibitions and maintains an extensive collection of more than 6,000 pieces. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Edmonton. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$486.71
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$486.71
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Romantic tour in Calgary

Romantic tour in Calgary

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Do you consider yourself as a couple of animal lovers? How about adventurous festivals? The 10-day Calgary Stampede can trace its roots back to the 1880s and is the highlight of Calgary's summer, cementing this Alberta city's reputation as Canada's "Stampede City”. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$486.71
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$486.71
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The Best of Calgary Walking Tour

The Best of Calgary Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Do you consider yourself an animal lover? How about festivals? The 10-day Calgary Stampede can trace its roots back to the 1880s and is the highlight of Calgary's summer, cementing this Alberta city's reputation as Canada's "Stampede City”. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Calgary. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$486.71
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Cowboys and Coal Mines - 1.5 hrs Walking Tour

Cowboys and Coal Mines - 1.5 hrs Walking Tour

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Join our local guides for an immersive historical walking tour of Canmore. Learn about the hardy pioneers, wild cowboys, and loyal miners who came together to create a community that just wouldn't quit! Time: 1.5 hour round trip Distance: 3-5km / 2-3mi Elevation: Mostly flat
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.61
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$25.61

Voyageur Canoe Tour

Voyageur Canoe Tour

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Step into our stable 25' voyageur canoe and paddle breathtaking Barrier Lake. A leisurely paddle along the shore of this lake is the perfect addition to any visit to Kananaskis. The voyageurs were responsible for the Western settlement expansion of Canada by utilizing large canoes that held many people. Learn how to light a fire without a match and watch for wildlife as you paddle along the rugged shoreline surrounded by mountains. Tour is per family/cohort, minimum of 4 adults required to run tour. Maximum of 9 participants.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.60
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$39.60
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Voyageur Canoe and Horseback Ride

Voyageur Canoe and Horseback Ride

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Your day will begin at the Barrier Lake Day Use Area, where you will climb into our voyageur canoe and paddle the breathtaking Barrier Lake. A leisurely paddle along the shore of this lake is the perfect addition to any visit to Kananaskis. As you paddle along the rugged shoreline surrounded by mountains, be sure to watch for the wildlife that frequent this area! Once you return to shore, you will drive south on the picturesque Highway 40, and right into cowboy country. When you arrive at Boundary Ranch, you will enjoy a sumptuous ranch lunch before heading out on horseback. This trail ride is a great introduction to our riding terrain: You will travel through wooded trails, past picturesque ponds with the Kananaskis Range towering against the blue Alberta skies. Voyageur Canoe Portion of tour is sold as per family/cohort, minimum 4 adults maximum of 9 participants.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.25
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$104.25
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Mohkinstsis Walking Tour - Explore Calgary's Indigenous History

Mohkinstsis Walking Tour - Explore Calgary's Indigenous History

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This is Calgary's only Indigenous walking tour where you will hear traditional stories and learn about Indigenous culture and history from your guide who is from the Blood Tribe of southern Alberta and grew up on reserve. Tarra Wright Many Chief is the owner and head tour guide of Many Chief Tours. She’s a successful tourism consultant who grew up on nearby Kainai Reserve (Blood Tribe) and now she has created her own tourism business. Tarra walks guests through St. Patrick’s Island and shares personal stories, explains some cultural traditions of her family, and explains the cultural significance of this location to the Blackfoot people where the Bow and Elbow Rivers meet.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.09
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$33.09
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Mohkinstsis Winter Walking Tour of Calgary's Indigenous History

Mohkinstsis Winter Walking Tour of Calgary's Indigenous History

The Mohkinstsis (MOH-kin-stiss) Winter Walking Tour is an authentic Indigenous walking tour of St. Patrick’s Island that provides guests with the opportunity to learn about local Indigenous history through cultural sharing with a local Indigenous guide. We share with our guests traditional ways of life, the history of Indigenous people in Calgary and how the Blackfoot people have overcome many barriers to once again thrive in their traditional territory. The tour provides guests with the opportunity to connect with a local Indigenous guide in a winter outdoor setting that fosters learning and open dialogue. The tour is approximately 1.5 to 2 hours depending on the speed of the group. The trail is 2.5 kms and is a combination of paved trail and snow-covered gravel. We suggest warm clothes and comfortable footwear. During the tours we maintain physically distancing of 2 metres (6 feet) or more, and are in compliance with all COVID-19 guidelines as outlined by Alberta Health Services.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.09
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