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Jasper-Banff-Lake Louise-Calgary Shuttle *

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Price: $20 and up
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* PLEASE NOTE this service is available from October 20th 2016 to April 30th 2017. Schedule changes to Brewster bus service on May 1st 2017.

Departures Southbound from Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff to Calgary International Airport

Jasper 07:00 a.m.
Lake Louise 10:45 a.m.
Banff * 12:00 p.m.
Arrive Calgary Airport  1:50 p.m.

*Banff to Calgary segment operated by Brewster Transportation from Brewster Bus Depot at 12:00 p.m.

Departures Northbound from Calgary International Airport, Banff, Lake Louise to Jasper

Calgary Airport**       11:30 a.m.
Banff  1:30 p.m.
Lake Louise  2:45 p.m.
Arrive Jasper  5:30 p.m.

**Calgary Airport to Banff segment operated by Brewster Transportation. Please present yourself to Brewster/Sundog transportation desk located at international arrivals gate C. Connecting SunDog vehicle departs Brewster bus depot at 1:30 p.m.

2015-2016 (GST not included) Adult Child
Jasper / Calgary $124.00 $69.00
Jasper / Lake Louise $64.00 $35.00
Jasper / Banff $74.00 $39.00
Banff / Lake Louise $20.00 $10.00

Important Booking Information

  • All costs are per person in Canadian Dollars. Please add 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) to all rates.
  • All schedules are shown in the 24-hour clock format.
  • Pick-up location and flight times required for all Shuttle bookings.
  • Client will need to notify SunDog of pick-up location or time changes from the original request or client may be missed.
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs available from any address in Jasper.

Jasper Lake Louise Banff Calgary Transportation *

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* PLEASE NOTE this service is available from October 20th 2015 to April 30th 2016. Schedule changes to Brewster bus service on May 1st 2016.

Departures Southbound from Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff to Calgary International Airport

Jasper 07:00 a.m.
Lake Louise 10:45 a.m.
Banff * 12:00 p.m.
Arrive Calgary Airport  1:50 p.m.

*Banff to Calgary segment operated by Brewster Transportation from Brewster Bus Depot at 12:00 p.m.

Departures Northbound from Calgary International Airport, Banff, Lake Louise to Jasper

Calgary Airport** 11:30 a.m.
Banff  1:30 p.m.
Lake Louise  2:45 p.m.
Arrive Jasper  5:30 p.m.

**Calgary Airport to Banff segment operated by Brewster Transportation. Please present yourself to Brewster/Sundog transportation desk located at international arrivals gate C. Connecting SunDog vehicle departs Brewster bus depot at 1:30 p.m.

2014-2015 (GST not included) Adult Child
Jasper / Calgary $119.00 $69.00
Jasper / Lake Louise $59.00 $35.00
Jasper / Banff $69.00 $39.00
Banff / Lake Louise $20.00 $10.00

Important Booking Information

  • Daily Winter scheduled Airport shuttle service between the Calgary International Airport, Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper.
  • Daily scheduled Airport shuttle service between the Edmonton International Airport and Jasper.
  • Private charter services throughout Alberta.
  • Convenient schedules, with numerous daily departures to and from Calgary International and Edmonton International airports.
  • Group services for 10-1000 people.

Edmonton-Jasper Shuttle Service

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Price: $29 and up
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A convenient schedule has been put in place that offers the opportunity to travel to and from West Edmonton Mall or the Edmonton International Airport without changing buses and with limited stops. If all you require is a half-day in the city; passengers who book a same day return will have approximately 4 1/2 hours to enjoy the city before returning home at a convenient time at one low price! This service also makes the stunning town of Jasper much more accessible for all visitors. Be sure to visit our Winter Activities page or Winter Deals page for exciting things to do while in Jasper!

Eastbound

  • 7:00 a.m. Commence pick-ups at Jasper Hotels.
  • 7:25 a.m. Depart Jasper Park Lodge.
  • 8:15 a.m. Pick-up drop-off in Hinton (Hinton IGA). No rest stop.
  • 8:20 a.m. Depart Hinton.
  • 9:15 a.m. Arrive in Edson (Best Western High Road Inn) for pick-up / drop-off and rest stop.
  • 9:30 a.m. Depart Edson.
  • 11:30 a.m. Arrive at West Edmonton Mall.
  • 11:35 a.m Depart West Edmonton Mall.
  • 12:30 p.m. Arrive Edmonton International Airport.

Westbound

  • 3:00 p.m. Guests meet at door #10 International Arrivals.
  • 3:15 p.m. Depart Edmonton International Airport.
  • 3:50 p.m. Guests meet driver in lobby of Fantasyland Hotel at West Edmonton Mall.
  • 4:00 p.m. Depart Edmonton.
  • 6:00 p.m. Pick-up / drop offs, rest stop in Edson (Best Western High Road Inn).
  • 6:15 p.m. Depart Edson.
  • 7:05 p.m. Pick-up / drop-off in Hinton.
  • 7:10 p.m. Depart Hinton.
  • 8:00 p.m. Drop-offs begin in Jasper.
One Way Fares Adult Child
Jasper-West Edmonton Mall $89.00 $49.00
Jasper-Edmonton Int’l Airport $99.00 $59.00
Hinton-West Edmonton Mall $59.00 $35.00
Hinton- Edmonton Int’l Airport $69.00 $39.00
Edson-West Edmonton Mall $49.00 $29.00
Edson-Edmonton Int’l Airport $59.00 $35.00
West Edmonton Mall Day Bus-from Jasper $99.00  $59.00
West Edmonton Mall Day Bus-from Hinton $69.00 $39.00
West Edmonton Mall Day Bus-from Edson $59.00 $35.00

Important Booking Information

  • All costs are per person in Canadian Dollars. Please add 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) to all rates.
  • All schedules are shown in the 24-hour clock format.
  • Pick-up location and flight times required for all Shuttle bookings.
  • Client will need to notify SunDog of pick-up location or time changes from the original request or client may be missed.
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs available from any address in Jasper.

Canoe Adventures

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Price: $45 and up
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Canoe Adventures
The “Sunburst” Canoe AdventureThe “Sunburst” Canoe Adventure is the perfect way to start your day in the Rockies! Paddle with your guide on the peaceful waters of pristine mountain lake. This is a great time of day for animal sightings in this area so keep watch for loons, eagles, osprey, and more! all with the backdrop of the majestic Rocky Mountains. No experience is required for this tour and all necessary paddling and safety equipment will be provided by your guide. Coffee and fresh baked goods will be provided as well! Transportation included. Other times are available upon request.
Departures: 8:00 a.m. Hotel pick-ups start at 7:30 a.m.
Duration: 3-3.5 hours
Adults: $125.00
Children under 12: $45.00
The Pyramid Lake ‘Evening’ Canoe AdventureThe Pyramid Lake ‘Evening’ Canoe Adventure provides and incredible evening experience in a pristine Rocky Mountain environment. Fish breaking the surface of the still water, the call of a loon, the sighting of beaver, or perhaps a moose grazing in the water, as you paddle a canoe with your guide on a lake, create memories not soon forgotten. An extraordinary peaceful way to end your day, with the sun setting behind the surrounding mountains.
Only minutes from town, Pyramid Lake offers unique opportunities to appreciate the natural beauty that surrounds us. We can provide transportation from town, or join us at the lake for this mountain memory.
Departures: 6:00 pm. Hotel pick-ups start at 5:30 p.m.
Duration: 3 hours
Adults: $125.00
Children under 12: $45.00

Columbia Icefields Tour

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Price: $174.00 Adult $89.00 Child
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Columbia Icefields Tour
The Columbia Icefields Tour is a must do if you are in the Jasper Region. The Icefield Parkway is considered one of the most scenic roadways in the world. This is the best way to experience this famous highway and to see all the sights along the way! Travel from Jasper to the Columbia Icefield with a stop at the beautiful Athabasca Falls en route to the Athabasca Glacier. When you arrive at the Columbia Icefield Centre you will have an opportunity to take part in a 90-minute ‘Ice-explorer’ tour onto the glacier, and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Sunwapta Valley. You may also choose to enjoy the interpretive exhibit at the Icefield Centre or take a short guided walk to a scenic view point. Keep your camera close at hand for spotting bears, bighorn sheep, moose, and mountain goats! Our knowledgeable guides and small personalized group sizes will make this tour the highlight of your time in the Rocky Mountains! Glacier Adventure and Glacier SkyWalk included in price. Columbia icefields tour
This tour is a must do for visitors arriving in Jasper by train or not making the journey to Lake Louise or Banff!
Departure: 8:30 a.m. (Mondays and Thursdays)
Duration: 5-6 Hours
Adults: $174
Children under 12: $89
*Tour Extensions Included:
Glacier Adventure and Skywalk Combo (Ice Explorer and Glacier Skywalk)
(*prices subject to 5% GST*)

Jasper Planetarium and Stargazing

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Price: $29 and up…Book Now to reserve your spot on any of the events below!
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Welcome to our virtual guided tour inside our inflated domed theatre LIVE with our astronomy guides. Orbit the Earth, looking down on the night-time storms and auroras. Explore local constellations, the Northern Lights, the Milky Way, right to the edge of the universe from Jasper Dark Sky Preserve.
In 2011, Jasper was designated the world’s largest Dark Sky Preserve by the Royal Astronomy Society in Canada, (11,000-square-kilometre of stargazing), for its low light pollution that creates ideal conditions for astronomical viewing.
In addition to being the world’s largest most accessible dark sky preserve, Jasper is also one of the smallest towns in North America with it’s very own planetarium.
We invite you to choose from our selection of programs below to experience these extraordinary opportunities for yourself.

Jasper Planetarium Experience

In addition to being the world’s largest most accessible dark sky preserve, Jasper is also one of the smallest towns in North America with its very own planetarium. Join the virtual guided tour in our inflated domed theatre LIVE with our astronomy guides, exploring local constellations, auroras, the Milky Way, to the edge of the universe from Jasper Dark Sky Preserve (Includes Q&A with staff / This program does not include the Telescopes Experience)
Times (daily April 28th – Sept 18th): 7:45 pm, 8:45 pm
Times (daily Sept 18th – Oct 28th): 7:45 pm only
Duration: 40 mins
Cost: Adult: $29.00 Child: $9.00 (ages 6-15), children 5 and under free.

Jasper Planetarium AND Telescope Experience

“The Full Experience”… Guided Planetarium dome theatre tour PLUS educational Telescope Experience
Planetarium Experience (dress warm)
In addition to being the world’s largest most accessible dark sky preserve, Jasper is also one of the smallest towns in North America with its very own planetarium. Join the virtual guided tour in our inflated domed theatre LIVE with our astronomy guides, exploring local constellations, auroras, the Milky Way, to the edge of the universe from Jasper Dark Sky Preserve (Includes Q&A with staff)
Telescope Experience (outdoors, dress warm)
Telescopes 101: LIVE guided tour of the largest, most powerful telescope in the Rockies, how telescopes work (and how to pick the right one for you… to explore the sky), a look at the latest archived imagery from our telescopes in Jasper, workshop on how to photograph the sky with your DSLR camera, …and if Mother Nature is kind enough to grace us with clear skies, live views through our telescopes from outdoors, next to the planetarium. This is an outdoor event.
Times (daily April 28th – Sept 18th): 10:00 pm
Times (daily Sept 18th – Oct 28th): 9:00 pm
Duration: 40 mins planetarium/60-90 mins for telescope experience
Cost: Adult: $49.00 Child: $19.00 (ages 6-15), children 5 and under free.

Telescope Experience ONLY

Telescopes 101: LIVE guided tour of the largest, most powerful telescope in the Rockies, how telescopes work (and how to pick the right one for you… to explore the sky), a look at the latest archived imagery from our telescopes in Jasper, workshop on how to photograph the sky with your DSLR camera, …and if Mother Nature is kind enough to grace us with clear skies, live views through our telescopes from outdoors, next to the planetarium. This is an outdoor event, please dress warm. (This experience does not include the Planetarium program)
Note: The Telescope Experience is a learning opportunity with weather permitting views of the sky. While we DO NOT need the sky to be completely clear to use our telescopes, we CAN NOT guarantee clear skies. We DO NOT provide refunds if skies are too cloudy, but will offer a “rain check” to re-book for another date.
Times: (daily April 28th – Sept 18th): 11:00 pm
Times: (daily Sept 18th – Oct 28th): 10:00 pm
Duration: 60-90 mins
Cost: Adult: $29.00 Child: $9.00 (ages 6-15), children 5 and under free.

Important terminology & things to know:

Planetarium vs Observatory
A Planetarium is a domed theatre that simulates the night sky by use of a projection system. In contrast, an Observatory is a building that houses one-or-more telescopes, for live viewing, under a retractable domed roof.
While we do have telescopes, and we do offer an educational Telescope Experience… we are not an observatory.)
We operate rain or shine / clear sky or cloud covered, even when snowing. We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. We will not refund “No Shows”.
Tickets: Book online / Sundog Tours office / Jasper Adventure Centre / Concierge Desk at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge / Front Desk at Marmot Lodge.
Marmot Lodge (Summer location): Pool courtyard, 86 Connaught Drive, Jasper.
NOTE: The Telescope Experience is a learning opportunity with weather permitting views of the sky. While we DO NOT need the sky to be completely clear to use our telescopes, we CAN NOT guarantee clear skies. We DO NOT provide refunds if skies are too cloudy, but will offer a “rain check” to re-book for another date.

Jasper Skytram

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Price: $52.00 Adult $25.00 Child
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Jasper Skytram
“Jasper’s Peak Attraction” package includes round-trip transportation to the Jasper Skytram plus your ticket to the top. This is the longest and highest aerial tramway in the Rockies! Your Skytram Guide will provide a fully narrated tour during the seven-minute ride to the top of Whistler’s Mountain. Take in the breathtaking views from the visitor’s centre or hike to the summit. Take your time enjoying the view and return when you are ready.

Jasper Skytram Summer Schedule 2017

Jasper Hotels to Jasper Skytram

Sawridge Hotel 9:00 11:30 1:30 3:30
Marmot Lodge 9:00 11:30 1:30 3:30
Tonquin Inn 9:00 11:30 1:30 3:30
Chateau Jasper 9:05 11:35 1:35 3:35
Jasper Inn 9:05 11:35 1:35 3:35
Amethyst Lodge 9:10 11:40 1:40 3:40
Jasper Adventure Centre 611 Patricia St. 9:15 11:45 1:45 3:45
Mount Robson Inn 9:20 11:50 1:50 3:50

Jasper Park Lodge to Jasper Downtown and Skytram

10:15    11:15    2:30

Jasper Park Lodge to Jasper Downtown ONLY

12:30    4:45     6:00

Jasper Adventure Centre (611 Patricia St.) to HI Hostel and Skytram

9:15    10:30    11:45    1:45    2:45    3:45    5:15

Skytram/Hostel to Jasper Downtown

9:30    10:45    12:00    2:00    3:00    4:15    5:30*
*last shuttle to town

Jasper Downtown (Jasper Adventure Centre-611 Patricia St.) to Jasper Park Lodge

9:45    11:00    12:15    2:15    4:30    5:45
Allow anywhere from 1-3 hours
Adults: $52
Children 5- 12: $28
Children under 5: free
Jasper Park Lodge pick-up: $55
Hostel Shuttle: $6 one-way $10 return
(*5% gst included in price)

Jasper Train Tours

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Price: $99 Adult $55 Child
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Ride the Steel Rails! Enjoy breathtaking views of the Rockies aboard Via’s Skeena Train on one of our Jasper Train Tours. Experience both the train and a small personalized sightseeing tour all in the same day! Both of our unique Train Tours will transport you along the shores of the mighty Fraser River and into British Columbia’s stunning Robson Valley.

Jasper Train Tour-Dunster Station

Jasper Train Tour-Dunster StationThis amazing Train Journey and Sightseeing Tour starts from the Jasper Train Station and culminates in Dunster, British Columbia. You will first enjoy approximately 3 hours of “Train Time” aboard Via’s luxurious Skeena Train. Upon arrival at the Historic Dunster Train Station, you will be greeted by our SunDog Driver/Guide and vehicle for your return sightseeing journey to Jasper. On your return journey, you will visit Rearguard Falls, famous for being the easternmost waterfall which the salmon ascend during their journey from the Pacific Ocean to their spawning grounds; and Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies at 3954 metres (12,970 feet). Each stop offers incredible photo opportunities plus a chance to get some fascinating information from your guide about the rich history, geology, and ecology of the region.
Departs: Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Pick-ups between 12:00 p.m.-12:15.pm.
Duration: 5-6 Hours
Adult: $109
Child (2-12): $55
(prices subject to 5% gst)
Cancellation fee: 24 hours before departure; refundable less a $20.00 + applicable taxes service charge. Within 24 hours non-refundable.

Jasper Train Tour-McBride Station

Jasper Train Tour-McBride StationSlightly longer than the Dunster Station tour, offered on different days and in the reverse direction! SunDog Tours offers up another exciting version of our Train Tours. This train tour variation will have you start off from Jasper on a guided sightseeing tour and return to Jasper on the Via Skeena Train departing from the McBride Train station. Similar stops are completed on this slightly longer version of the Dunster tour, with Rearguard Falls and Mount Robson ranking high on the list. Explore a little further into British Columbia along the Robson Valley with the snow capped Cariboo Mountains on one side, the majestic Rocky Mountains on the other as you make your way to the quaint McBride Train Station.
Departures: Thursdays and Saturday.
Pick-ups: between 11:00 am-11:15 am
Duration: 6-7 Hours
Adult: $125.00
Child (2-12): $65
(prices subject to 5% gst)
Cancellation fee: 24 hours before departure; refundable less a $20.00 + applicable taxes service charge. Within 24 hours non-refundable. A $20.00 plus applicable taxes will also be applied for any reservation date changes.
Both Train Tours offer incredible photo opportunities and a chance to interact with our friendly, professional guides who will share their knowledge of the rich history, geology, and ecology of the region.

Mount Edith Cavell Tour

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Price: $65 Adult $40 Child
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The Mount Edith Cavell Tour follows the “Path of the Glacier” trail though one of Jasper’s most stunning landscapes. This is one of the most spectacular adventures that we offer and should not be missed by anyone visiting Jasper National Park! Your guide will transport you to and from the Jasper townsite and along the Path of the glacier while providing enlightening interpretation of the local ecology, geology, and history. The walk usually requires 1.5 hours to complete and is 1.6 km (1 mile) in length and gains 170 ft of elevation over half of this distance. Most people find this walk to be of little to moderate difficulty to achieve. On this hike you will experience the majesty of Mount Edith Cavell towering over a mile above you. You may even see icebergs calve off the Angel Glacier and cascade into Cavell Pond.
Mount Edith CavellThis tour lasts approximately three hours. Please ensure you have water, closed toe footwear, and a jacket. This tour is operational for a relatively short period of the year due to seasonal closures of the road by Parks Canada. This tour operates June 26th through to October 15th.
Departure: 1:30 pm
Durations: 3-3.5 hours
Adults: $65
Children (6-12 years): $40 (not recommended for children under 6 unless you are carrying them in a backpack)
(*prices subject to 5% GST*)