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Canmore Caving Explorer Tour

Available from Oct 29

Canmore Caving Explorer Tour

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Discover the amazing, underground world of caves on this half-day, small-group guided cave explorer tour with all equipment included. Follow your guide through the twists and turns of this subterranean world, crawling past prehistoric bones and observing centuries-old rock formations. Choose to explore lesser-travelled places in the cave and wriggle through manhole-cover sized passages (optional) to test yourself in this rugged environment.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.92
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$107.92
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Stargazing Tour - Kananaskis After Dark

Available from Dec 11

Stargazing Tour - Kananaskis After Dark

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The Banff National Park is famous for its spectacular scenery, but after dark, the landscape takes on a whole new look and feel. On this tour, strap on your snowshoes and stomp into the Kananaskis forest on a guided moonlit hike. Stop in open clearings and peek at the stars through the telescope. With a hot drink and cookie included, marvel at the wonders of nature in the Canadian wilderness.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.24
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$66.24
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1-Hour Horseback Trail Ride in Kananaskis

Available from Oct 21

1-Hour Horseback Trail Ride in Kananaskis

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See the mountains of Kananaskis Country the way they have been seen for hundreds of years…on horseback. You’ll spend about an hour riding the Lodgepole Loop around Boundary Ranch. Take in the stunning Rocky Mountain scenery on a sturdy horse who knows the trail well. You will love this authentic Western experience.
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  • 1 hour
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$51.15
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$51.15

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2-Hour Horseback Trail Ride in Kananaskis

Available from May 2

2-Hour Horseback Trail Ride in Kananaskis

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Prepare for a real rustic Alberta mountain adventure at Boundary Ranch! The 2-Hour Ridge Ride travels high above Kananaskis Valley to capture a breathtaking view of the entire Kananaskis area. Journey into remote arboreal forests and enjoy the serenity of the backcountry with friendly and professional guides. Trail rides are suitable for riders of any level, and no previous experience is required. Please Note: Minimum of 2 people required per booking
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.02
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$90.02
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Cowboys and Coal Mines - 1.5 hrs Walking Tour

Available tomorrow

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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$25.33
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$25.33

Winter Wilderness & Wildlife Walking Tour - 2hrs

Available today

Winter Wilderness & Wildlife Walking Tour - 2hrs

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Explore Accessible Wilderness! Experience Canmore's wonderful trail system with our local guides. With over 20 years of experience our guides insure a safe and fun outdoor adventure. A truly authentic experience suitable for the whole family. Learn about local wildlife and enjoy undisturbed nature. Don't forget to bring your camera! This tour stops frequently to view wildlife.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.40
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$30.40

Rundle Forebay Canmore Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Tour

Available from May 7

Rundle Forebay Canmore Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Tour

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Stand Up Paddleboarding(SUP) is the most unique way to explore the Rocky Mountains and the waterways within them. The Rundle Forebay is one of the most stunning lakes on the planet and there is no better way to explore and appreciate its beauty than by standing on a SUP in the middle. Turquoise waters welcome you to paddle in its serenity, while Rundle, Ha-Ling and Lady Macdonals Mountains loom overhead.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.78
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$53.78

Kananaskis River Rafting Adventure

Available from May 15

Kananaskis River Rafting Adventure

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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 for 1.5 - 2 hours on the turquoise waters of the Kananaskis River, one of Alberta’s most pristine waterways. This excursion is an ideal introduction to the thrill of whitewater rafting, and is great for families or groups on the class 1-3 rapids. Spot local wildlife and soak up Canada’s unparalleled beauty as you cruise down this beautiful river. Includes optional pick-up and drop-off in Banff and Canmore.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.02
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$90.02
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Canmore Caving Adventure Tour

Available from Oct 30

Canmore Caving Adventure Tour

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Tackle Rat’s Nest Cave, located near Canmore, Alberta, on this all-day adventure tour. After being outfitted with your gear, head out on a short hike up to the cave. Along the way, learn how caves are formed and the geologic history of the area, plus possibly spot bighorn sheep. Once at the cave, rappel down 59 feet (18 meters) and begin navigating the route, which includes some challenging sections that involve climbing, crawling, squeezing, and sliding through the cave. At the end, reach the grotto with its crystal-clear pool and stalactites and stalagmites.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.89
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$139.89
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Banff Area 1-Day & Breathtaking Lake Visit from Calgary or Banff

Available tomorrow

Banff Area 1-Day & Breathtaking Lake Visit from Calgary or Banff

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Attractions & Activities: ● Sulphur Mountain Gondola (Optional) ● Banff Town ● Lake Minnewanka ● Lake Minnewanka Cruise (Optional) *Closed for the season from Oct 12th. ● Bow Falls ● Surprise Corner ● Hoodoos Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies with a variety of 1-day tour. From the quaint mountainside town of Banff, to the must-visit glacial lake Lake Minnewanka, scoping out the exhilarating scenery of Lake with Mount Inglismaldie and Fairholme range at Banff as you explore this rugged slice of Alberta with an experienced guide. Enjoy some leisure time in downtown Banff; snap photos of Lake Minnewanka - Mountain ridges stretch as far as the eye can see, eventually blurring into a blissful cascade of colours; indulging with the sweeping views from Surprise Corner.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.16
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$96.16
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Snowshoeing in Kananaskis

Available from Dec 1

Snowshoeing in Kananaskis

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Embark on a winter snowshoeing journey in Kananaskis from Calgary with the assistance of a guide. Focus on the scenery and the sound of your footsteps crunching the snow instead of puzzling over directions, since your guide leads the way. You'll learn the history of the Kananaskis through guided commentary as, well as facts about the local flora and fauna.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.34
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Fatbike Frozen Waterfall Tour

Available from Dec 20

Fatbike Frozen Waterfall Tour

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The countryside outside Calgary in the Rocky Mountains offers a world of outdoor adventure, but few pursuits offer as much fun as fat-biking. On this tour, hop into the saddle and spin through the Canadian wilderness by fat-bike, and tackle the snowy terrain with ease. With safety kit included and your guide to lead the way, visit a frozen waterfall and enjoy uninterrupted views over the wintery scenery.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.04
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Small-Group Banff National Park Tour

Available from May 7

Small-Group Banff National Park Tour

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Get a comprehensive tour of Banff, Lake Louise, and Moraine Lake highlights during this full-day excursion from Calgary. Learn about the history of Canada's first national park and take in the scenic views around Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, accompanied by your guide's engaging commentary. Banff National Park entrance fees included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.60
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Half-Day Canadian Rockies Canyon Exploration

Available from Jun 12

Half-Day Canadian Rockies Canyon Exploration

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Trek through a canyon in the heart of the Canadian Rockies on this guided hiking tour from Canmore. Explore waterfalls, pictographs, and more over the course of an easy trail, and learn about the local wildlife as you hike along with your guide and your small group.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.25
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Nature by Nightfall Walking Tour - Headlamps Included

Available tomorrow

Nature by Nightfall Walking Tour - Headlamps Included

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Exploring the Rockies at night is a truly magical experience. The quiet sounds of nature, the amazing starlit skies! Nature like you have never seen it before! Head lamps supplied upon request.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.40
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Winter Wilderness & Wildlife Hiking - 3hrs

Available today

Winter Wilderness & Wildlife Hiking - 3hrs

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Explore off the beaten path and get into nature safely with one of our professional mountain guides. With over 20 years of experience our guides monitor the best trails for seasonal conditions and wildlife viewing opportunities. All of our guides carry bear spray and first-aid kits.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.87
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$42.87

Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Calgary

Available from May 1

Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Calgary

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Explore the sapphire-blue lakes and towering waterfalls of Banff National Park and the Yoho Valley on this day trip from Calgary. Discover the iconic Lake Louise, a UNESCO World Heritage Site set against the backdrop of the majestic Victoria Glacier. Then head to the Yoho Valley, where you'll stop by the beautiful Takkakaw Falls. Your mountain lakes and waterfalls day trip also includes lunch, coach transport and round-trip transport from select Calgary hotels.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$240.60
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Calgary Scavenger Hunt: Calgary Culture

Available today

Calgary Scavenger Hunt: Calgary Culture

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.31
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$12.31

Canmore Clue Solving Adventure: Smugglers Blues

Available from Jan 3

Canmore Clue Solving Adventure: Smugglers Blues

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Smuggler Blues is a clue solving scavenger adventure for teams of 2 - 4 people, priced per team. Discover the popular sights, hidden gems and spots even the locals don’t know about in Canmore on a 1-1.5 hour adventure. You and your team work together to solve a series of clues & puzzles delivered to an App on your phone. Each clue guides you around Canmore solving puzzles, and seeing many interesting spots around the town. You can start any time (Daylight hours suggested). The puzzle of an escape room, the fun of a scavenger hunt, and the thrill of the amazing race. So! Much! Fun!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$50.12
per group
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Banff Day Trip from Calgary

Available from May 1

Banff Day Trip from Calgary

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Spend the day exploring the incredible scenery of the Canadian Rockies during this day trip from Calgary to the mountain town of Banff and its surrounding attractions. Check out the surreal rock formations near Tunnel Mountain Drive, shaped by thousands of years of wind and rain. Then soar above Banff on board the Banff Gondola as you take in incredible views of the town and surrounding peaks. At the conclusion of the tour, you have the option of being dropped off in Banff for your own leisure before your shuttle departs back to Calgary. Your Banff day trip also includes round-trip transport from select hotels, coach transport, and gondola ride.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$207.05
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Canadian Horseback Adventure

Available from Oct 28

Canadian Horseback Adventure

The Mountain Metis and first Nations of the Jasper National Park area were known as the Asiniwuche Winewak, which means the Rocky Mountain People in Cree. We lived off the land as Hunters and gatherers and later became guides and scouts; we depended on the use of trail horses and packhorses to survive. In this program, we share some of the skills that were crucial for our survival, and hope that all our visitors take away useful skills that will serve them in life. Get up close and personal with a program that gives you horseback skills and confidence to be in the backcountry
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,558.03
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Snowshoe in Kananaskis Country

Available tomorrow

Snowshoe in Kananaskis Country

Travel up 984 feet (300 meters) to a sub-alpine lake during this snowshoe tour in Kananaskis Country. With snowshoe rental included, follow your guide across the snow-covered ground as you catch sight of the Canadian Rockies. Take in other views of the nearby towering cliffs and wintery wilderness as you go.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.16
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Canmore Clue Solving Adventure: Around the World

Available from Nov 12

Canmore Clue Solving Adventure: Around the World

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Around the World is a family friendly immersive clue solving adventure for teams of 2 - 4 people, priced per team. Discover the popular sights, hidden gems and spots even the locals don’t know about in Canmore on an approx. 1.5 hour adventure. You and your team work together to solve a series of clues & puzzles delivered to an App on your phone. Each clue guides you around Canmore solving puzzles, with some interactions in local businesses and visiting many interesting spots around the town. You can start any time between 11am – 5pm any day. The puzzle of an escape room, the fun of a scavenger hunt, and the thrill of the amazing race. So! Much! Fun!
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    $84.09
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    Experience Banff National Park and Lake Louise | Private Sightseeing

    Available today

    Experience Banff National Park and Lake Louise | Private Sightseeing

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    Experience the picturesque scenery of the Canadian Rockies during this day trip from Calgary to Banff National Park – Lake Louise. Canada’s first national park, one of the world’s best destination spots. Whether you only have a short stay in Calgary, ABest Experience™ is here to make your trip a memorable one. No Rush ... No Hassle sightseeing tour of Banff, Lake Louise, and Moraine Lake is the highlights of this 10 hour (approx.) Day Tour from Calgary. Visit Canada's first national park and take in the scenic views around Banff Town, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake. A free time to explore around Banff Town, Bow falls, Secret Corner, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Lake Minnewanka and Two Jack Lake. Round-Trip Transportation from Calgary. • Update: We only offer a Private Tour exclusively for your group and family, We will follow the strict health guidelines to operate this Private Tour to the highest safety standard. Together we will still enjoy traveling and experiencing Banff National Park.
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    • 8 hours 15 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
    • Taking safety measures
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    $160.00
    Price varies by group size
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