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If you book any of our Banff holidays, you can book the following excursions.
Once you have made your booking, please call us on 0844 573 0088 and quote your booking reference number.
Pre-booking an excursion saves you loads of time and effort and means that you can get straight into enjoying your holiday!
We offer a total of 3 Prebookable Excursions in Banff.
Glacier Trail from Banff
Prepare yourself for the experience of the Columbia Icefield! Covering an expanse of 325 sq km and reaching depths of up to 320m, this impressive icefield forms one of the largest masses of ice south of the Arctic Circle. Your route along the Scenic Icefields Parkway provides a spectacular view, but you will enhance your experience by venturing directly onto the Athabasca Glacier, which represents a substantial portion of the entire ice blanket, in a special Ice Explorer.
Please note: Includes Alpine picnic lunch and Ice Explorer ride included.
Duration: 9 hours.
Operates 01 May-14 Oct '13.
Mountains Lakes & Waterfalls from Banff
Discover the beauty of Banff and Yoho National Parks plus other landmarks. Take a short nature walk at Johnston Canyon. Enjoy the views of Moraine Lake and Lake Louise the "Jewel of the Rockies". Cross the Great Divide, enter Yoho National Park and visit Takakkaw Falls, Kicking Horse Pass and the Natural Rock Bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River.
Please note: Tour includes lunch.
Duration: 9 hours 30 min.
Operates 15 Jun-30 Sep '13.
Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)
Staying in Banff or Lake louise?
Experience the spectacular magic and beauty of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) which dance across the sky nightly from Sep-Mar in certain areas of northern Canada. You’ll be flown up to the Northern Lights’ unofficial ‘capital’, Fort McMurray, where you’ll enjoy a 2-night stay at the Sawridge Hotel. Once you’ve settled in, you’ll partake in a delicious welcome dinner with an invaluable orientation and slide show detailing what you can expect to see during your stay. Each night you’ll be taken out to the special viewing area, accompanied by an expert astrologer, who will explain exactly what’s going on, answer any of your questions and help with night-time photography. The astronomer is equipped with a powerful telescope for even more impressive viewing! There are also plenty of hot drinks and snacks on hand to warm you up while watching this natural phenomenon.
During the day there is a wide range of exciting tours to choose from, including dogsledding, snowboarding and skiing (not included).
Optional activities are available at a local charge.
2 nights accommodation at the Sawridge Hotel, Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Transfers to/from Fort McMurray airport to hotel.
2 nights Aurora watching, transfers to/from viewing area, warming-up building, hot chocolate, coffee, tea and snacks.
Services of an astronomer with telescope to provide information and instruction on night-time photography.
Transfers within Fort McMurray.
Departs Fri-Sun on the following dates:
06-08 Sep '13, 13-15 Sep '13, 27-29 Sep '13, 04-06 Oct '13, 11-13 Oct '13, 25-27 Oct '13, 01-03 Nov '13, 08-10 Nov '13, 29 Nov-01 Dec '13, 06-08 Dec '13, 27-29 Dec '13, 30 Dec-01 Jan '14, 03-05 Jan '14, 24-26 Jan '14, 31 Jan-02 Feb '14, 21-23 Feb '14, 28 Feb-02 Mar '14, 07-09 Mar '14, 21-23 Mar '14 and 28-30 Mar '14.
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