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Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff provided by Banff Trail Riders

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 13/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
Each row in the sleigh will be exclusive to a booking. Each row can hold a maximum of 4 guests. Bookings of more than 4 guests will need to be divided into more than one booking. Masks are required for the duration of the sleigh ride.
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Updated 13/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Experience the beauty of winter in Banff on a horse-drawn sleigh ride through peaceful, snow-covered meadows. Along the way, enjoy picturesque views of the surrounding Rocky Mountains as a driver entertains you with stories and details about your surroundings. While hiking and other tours can be restricted by snow, a sleigh is the perfect way to see the area in the winter.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Warner Stables - Banff Trail Riders
    100 Sundance Rd, Banff, AB T1L 1B9, Canada
    Please meet at Warner Stables, the big red stables located at the end of Sundance Road in Banff. When you arrive, please follow the sleigh ride signs to check in for your ride at the office in the west barn. There is plenty of free parking at the site.
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    Banff National Park
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission excluded
    Your winter sleigh ride departs from Warner Stables in Banff. After hopping in the horse-drawn carriage with your family or friends, your friendly driver will take the reins and lead you along snow-covered meadows. On your 40-minute ride, soak in amazing views of the valley and Canadian Rockies, watching for wildlife as you glide along the snow. You’ll be provided with wool blankets to make your riding experience comfortable and warm.
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  • You'll end at
    Warner Stables - Banff Trail Riders
    100 Sundance Rd, Banff, AB T1L 1B9, Canada
    Please meet at Warner Stables, the big red stables located at the end of Sundance Road in Banff. When you arrive, please follow the sleigh ride signs to check in for your ride at the office in the west barn. There is plenty of free parking at the site.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Enter a winter wonderland on a sleigh ride through Banff
  • Family members of all ages and fitness levels can enjoy nature together
  • Chat with your neighbors and the driver throughout the ride
Important Information
Departure Point
Warner Stables - Banff Trail Riders, 100 Sundance Rd, Banff, AB T1L 1B9, Canada
Duration
40m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 40-minute sleigh ride
  • Friendly driver
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Marshmallows are available for purchase onsite
  • Entry/Admission - Banff National Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • There are no age restrictions for this tour and children 3 years and under are free. However, children 3 years and under are not guaranteed a seat (they may have to sit on your lap).
  • Sleigh rides are weather dependent, and may not operate in certain conditions (eg: -35C).
  • Children aged 17 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • All adults must sign a waiver prior to the tour. A waiver must also be completed by the parent or legal guardian of any rider under the age of 18 (documentation may be required to confirm the signatory’s authority).
  • Any minors under 18 years who are not accompanied by an adult must present a pre-signed waiver to go on the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Each row in the sleigh will be exclusive to a booking. Each row can hold a maximum of 4 guests. Bookings of more than 4 guests will need to be divided into more than one booking.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • A minimum of two participants are required to make a booking.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
25Reviews
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Dianne S wrote a review Mar 2020
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Beautiful scenery, knowledgeable host and driver. It was a bitter cold day, so If you plan to do this, dress according to weather, then add another layer. :)
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Horsebackbanff, Manager at Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
Responded 15 Jun 2020
We are glad you enjoyed your sleigh ride with us.
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Angela V wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions
Absolutely awesome little jaunt in the snow on a sleigh. The driver was informative and entertaining had a great time.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Horsebackbanff, Manager at Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Im glad you enjoyed your time with us, thank you for sharing.
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Cathy F wrote a review Jan 2020
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The sleigh ride was a nice way for a little bit of different perspective of the Mountains in Banff. The guide we had, Mike was so knowledgeable and very interesting. He made the ride super entertaining. I feel like I learned a lot but had fun as well. It was neat to see
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Horsebackbanff, Manager at Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Thank you for your comments. We are glad you liked the ride and the info Mike shared with you. We hope to see you back soon.
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Charlene J wrote a review Jan 2020
Clayton3 contributions
Our family of three thoroughly enjoyed the sleigh ride. Max was our guide and he was funny and informative. It was really cold so the blankets they provided were great! There was hot chocolate, hot cider and an open fire for us to warm ourselves. The scenery was
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Horsebackbanff, Manager at Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
Responded 10 Jan 2020
Thanks for your feedback am glad you enjoyed the ride and Max's jokes.
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zorkaiva wrote a review Jan 2020
Brisbane133 contributions22 helpful votes
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Even with heavy blankets they give you it was beyond freezing. We had to sit in the back row so it was at times difficult to hear the guide. It was very overpriced for what you got. The circuit was boring but we did get to see some Elk. The sleigh does travel at a very slow
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Response from Horsebackbanff, Manager at Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride in Banff
Responded 10 Jan 2020
Im sorry you did not feel like you received value in your sleigh ride. We constantly strive to exceed expectations and would value any suggestions you have to improve the product.
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About the operator

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By: Banff Trail Riders
pedaltothepedal
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Beyond Underwhelming
My girlfriend and i did the 2 hour Sundance tour, and we both strongly feel it was a rip off. People on walking tra
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Vittoria W
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Will do it again
#horsebackbanff. We enjoyed our ride on Oct 5 and would recommend it to anyone who has this on their bucket list
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138paigej
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Great Experience
Awesome activity to do while in Banff! Great for anyone who is new to riding horses as they just walk the whole tra
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BunD333
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Boring
Did the 2 hour Sundance loop with my boyfriend and was pretty disappointed. We thought it would be a fun activity a
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nicolekY7634OQ
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Amazing experience! 100% would recommend
The ride was beautiful & the horses were 100% good boys . (Taylor & Tom tom) Our guide Hunter was so sweet and very
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GarrettP149
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Trail ride
A very enjoyable afternoon. The staff is competent and highly organized. The horses are well trained and safe for e
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Q5715IUsamh
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Bullied my friend
We booked a one hour ride for four people, however they didnt even have enough horses for us. The staff was rude, h
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ayydee519
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Called me fat
She looked at me and said we definitely don’t have a horse for you. She made me step on the scale and made a weird
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moeh367
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PURE LOSER EXPERIENCE
The most trash service ever. The 2 lady’s in the front were pure losers completely laughed at my buddy for being ov
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ReviewsRimportant1
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Disgusting Customer Service
Today was absolutely horrible! The staff right from the start were judgemental and rude. They embarrassed me by mak
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reichmec
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Nice trail ride
We did the 2 hour trail ride and really enjoyed it. Saw lots of great scenery along the way and the guides shared t
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JFLTravels
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Best way to experience the Canadian Rockies
My spouse and I went on the 6 day lodge trip as part of our honeymoon. It was an amazing trip. It is truly the best
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229DC
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Great first experience
We went on this tour in mid-August. Great first ride with our kids. Clear instructions, manageable trail, friendly
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chelzeac2020
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terrible
so we are supposed to ride with them on saturday, sep 5 2020. the appointments at 10, and they tell ppl to come 30
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CheryleLF
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Most worthwhile
Riding astride a beautiful roan who responded with immediacy to my gentle moves, we moved along a well traveled tra
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