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Banff and Its Wildlife

Tour Description
Build a connection to our World Heritage Site on our trademark sightseeing tour as you visit Banff’s landmarks and historic places – Hear how the 11,000 year old human history of the Bow Valley changed when three railway workers rediscovered the Cave & Basin, now a National Historic Site – See and learn about wildlife behaviour, habitat, and their winter survival adaptations.  Your time will be spent enjoying the sights, taking photos, and participating in short walks to view points, on the many stops of the tour.

Tour Highlights:

Bow Falls – Water crashes over ancient limestone creating a spectacle of sound and sight. Be introduced to the tour, land, and place
Banff Springs Hotel – The castle of the rockies is the railway’s contribution to the building of Canada
Cave & Basin – The birthplace of Canada’s national parks
Surprise corner – A higher view of Bow Falls and the majestic Banff Springs Hotel
Hoodoos Lookout – What is a hoodoo? and getting the lay of the land
Lake Minnewanka – An underwater village, native history, and a pleasant refreshment break
Bankhead – An abandonded coal mining town closed by the national park


Friendly guide, Small group size, Hands on interpretive tools, Entry to Cave & Basin National Historic Site, Hotel pick up and drop off, Refreshment and light snack, Certified guide, Use of binoculars


Departures: 9:00 am  Duration: 3 hours
Adult: $52.00
Children: 6 – 12 yrs $30.00
5 and Under: Free
Prices exclude 5% GST

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