Banff, Jasper, Canmore and Lake Louise
The parks in the Canadian Rockies, such as Banff and Jasper, and towns like Canmore and Lake Louise, offer awesome choices for your summer activities.
Whatever your interest, whether it be finding the best hike, going caving, or taking a heli-tour over the fast terrain here, you’ll find it here in the Canadian Rockies. Below we offer a comprehensive list of companies that are eager to serve you.
ATV Tours – 4 wheel power all at your finger tips will take you through some rugged mountain scenery.
Bike Rentals – The best way to rent bikes in Banff.
Canoe Rentals – Experience a totally Canadian experience right from downtown Banff. Explore the wetlands of Vermillion lakes or journey up the majestic Bow River. All equipment is included.
Cave Tours – This tour will see you climbing, crawling and squeezing through the infamous Rat’s Nest Cave.
Guided Tours – guided outings, tours and self-drive packages are just a few ways to see our magnificent country in all of its glory.
Heli Hiking – The ultimate hiking tour designed for people of any experience level.
Hiking – Hike on classic trails near Banff and Lake Louise and walk the path of pioneers and trailblazers from an era gone by.
Horseback Riding – The Rocky Mountains were tamed on Horseback. Today you can live the lore of the west on trail rides in the Banff area.
Rafting – Whitewater rafting on the Kananaskis River, Horseshoe Canyon, or the exciting Kicking Horse.
Sightseeing – Visit icons of the Canadian Rockies and learn the rich human and natural history of the Rocky Mountains.
Wildlife Viewing – Big and small, wildlife is abundent here and these tours will give you the best chance to see them.
Banff Gondola – One of the best ways to see the mountains of the Canadian Rockies. The ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain. The views get more and more amazing by the second as you climb.
Boat Cruises – Enjoy a magnificent cruise, which consists of a 90-minute interpretive tour of the lake and surrounding area.
Fly Fishing – There are few things more challenging than the art of fly fishing. Try to conquer the river wild in beautiful Canada. Tours include all fly-fishing equipment and a packed lunch.
Golf – Golfers book golf vacations to Banff, Alberta to experience some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada, which also happens to surround some of the top golf courses in North America.
Helicopter Tours – One of the most exhilarating activities you can possibly find in the Canadian Rockies is a helicopter tour. Fly over the Spray Lakes of Kananaskis Country, and go for a ride down the spine of the Goat range, hover over the Canadian Rockies.
Kayaking – Run rapids rated up to and including Class III. While not overly dangerous, these rapids will get your heart pounding.
Rock Climbing – There is perhaps no more exhilirating outdoors activite than rock climbing, and the Canadian Rockies just happens to offer some of the world’s best climbing areas.
Zip Line – Take a zip line tour to get an incredible rush while taking in some of the best scenery the Canadian Rockies have to offer.
Backpacking – A myriad of backpacking experiences in the Canadian Rockies’ stunning mountain wilderness is available to backpacker in Banff, including access to those exclusive, hard-to-reach areas visited only by a limited number of Banff’s tourists.
Interpretive Hikes – Hiking in Banff National Park offers 1,500 km of trails, 50 backcountry campsites, two trail shelters, four backcountry lodges, several alpine huts, two commercial horse outfitters and numerous licensed guide services.
Back Country Adventures – Back country adventures like back country skiing enables tourists on their vacations to Banff, Alberta to experience the beauty of Canada’s back country mountain terrain set in the Canadian Rockies.
Trekking – Banff National Park boasts numerous trekking opportunities throughout the Canadian Rockies’ beautiful mountain wilderness. Trekkers can access Banff’s exclusive areas visited only by a limited number of tourists annually.
Maligne Canyon Icewalk – Take an exceptional tour of the deepest canyon in Jasper National Park – Walk on the frozen floor of the canyon, pause for photos of the Queen of Maligne and Angel Icefalls. It is a different world down there.