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River Explorer (Big Canoe Tour)

by Banff Adventures
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Non-refundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Spectacular views of Bow Valley & the surrounding mountains

  • Chance to see native wildlife in Banff National Park

  • Beautiful scenery & countless photo opportunities

  • Learning about native folklore, history & geology

  • Family-friendly tour with no canoeing experience necessary

Highlights

  • Spectacular views of Bow Valley & the surrounding mountains

  • Chance to see native wildlife in Banff National Park

  • Beautiful scenery & countless photo opportunities

  • Learning about native folklore, history & geology

  • Family-friendly tour with no canoeing experience necessary

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River Explorer (Big Canoe Tour)

Activity Location

Corner of Wolf Street and Bow Avenue

Banff

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Banff Canoe Docks

    Bow Avenue

    Banff T1L


Description

Explore the beautiful scenery of Banff National Park as you paddle along the serene Bow River in a 12-person canoe. Learn about the park's history from an expert guide and watch for local wildlife on a trip along the glacier-fed river.

First, learn how to get in and out of the canoe, and how to paddle along with your group, before you take your seat and head out to the river. With gentle strokes, propel yourself along the picturesque route, with outstanding views of the Bow Valley and the rugged peaks of Alberta's Rockies in the distance.

Glide through the water, admire the scenery around you and listen to your guide's description the river's path through Calgary and Banff National Park. Keep your eyes out for wildlife along the way as you learn about the Canadian fur trade and the exploration of western lands.

This tour is perfect for the whole family and requires no paddling experience. Relax, enjoy the journey, and be inspired by the power of the glacier-fed river system that still plays a vital role in the valley.


Inclusions

  • Guided Canoe Tour

  • Use of personal floating device


Know Before You Book

  • You must weigh at least 2 st 5 lb (20 lb/9 kg).

  • If you are pregnant, you should not take part.

  • If you have back, neck, lower back, joint or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.

  • At least 5 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • You do not need previous experience to participate.

  • This activity is not able to accommodate pushchairs or baby carriers.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


River Explorer (Big Canoe Tour) ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

4 out of 5

Jul 18, 2016

jack was our guide; nice, funny informative fellow. rowing was easy; boat was comfortable-stayed dry-would definitely recommend it.

A verified traveller

United States