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Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff provided by Discover Banff Tours

Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff

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US$218.22
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff
A minimum of 4 paying adults or equivalent fees paid per booking. Each booking will then receive a private tour. All guests must be part of the same family or friend cohort. Guest will be required to answer COVID screening questions prior to booking.
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by Icefields Parkway
  • 2
    Crowfoot Glacier
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 3
    Bow Lake
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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Important Information
Duration
11h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure: Ice Explorer! Tour and Glacier Skywalk
  • Small group tour (maximum of 24 guests)
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant rates do not include lunch
  • Early and late season road / trail closures may limit access to some areas.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • A minimum of 4 paying adults or equivalent fees must be paid per booking. Each booking will then receive a private tour. All guests must be part of the same family or friend cohort.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Cameron J wrote a review Nov 2019
perry bridge5 contributions3 helpful votes
We had it all wind, rain, snow ,sunshine,we broke done which the driver handle extremly well,they also gave us extra time at the Glacier .All the staff were very informative.This was simply amazing and will do again when we return. Thank you for a wonderful day to remember.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Melissa V wrote a review Oct 2019
37 contributions35 helpful votes
I think we were extremely lucky to have Nick as a driver and guide. He was really pleasant and had such a chill vibe that it was easy to warm up to him. His commentary chatter throughout the journey was something that I kept paying attention to (and I usually just tune off). I
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Date of experience: October 2019
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LazytravellerT wrote a review Oct 2019
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We had Ronnie as our driver. She was fun and informative. She was able to make this trip a learning experience as well as a good sightseeing trip. She was very knowledgeable about the area and were able to give me satisfying responses for my questions. There were several stops
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Madman281 wrote a review Oct 2019
Katy, Texas7 contributions
Rob, was our tour guide/driver for the day and he was outstanding. We made many stops for photos (and bathrooms). He was engaging, knowledgeable and attentive to our tour group. The Glacier is a once in a lifetime adventure. Everybody at the Glacier center was helpful and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Suzanne B wrote a review Sep 2019
Sydney, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
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Neil was really informative, friendly and funny. Met some lovely people from all over the world. Was such a great day!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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This is worth it! Scenery you may never experience again.
This was an experience you’ll remember. Amazing winter scenery, and the final stage might just take your breathe aw
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melaenaa
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Great tour and guide
We were the last group of tours for the season due to COVID. So there were only 6 people in our group, .all Canadia
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simonehoare
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Beautiful
The Johnston Canyon Ice Walk Tour is highly recommended. It was picaresque, our guide, Rob, was very informative
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Banff Johnston Canyon Icewalk
This was such an amazing tour! Our tour guide Nick was knowledgeable and really made it such a great experience for
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zebedeewill
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Incredible!
This was on our bucket list when in Banff to see our son whose working here & joined us for the tour. Well organise
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anita212020
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Professional guide
We went for a city tour and later to Lake Louise and Johnston Canyon with Jeenie from Discover Banff Tours. She was
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arnettm52019
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Beautiful and educational
Beautiful hike during a snowy, winter night. We didn't see any nightlife or stars since it was snowing, but that di
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Travellerhp2018
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Awesome Tour Guide
Thanks to Hugh for such a great trip up to Lake Louise yesterday for dog sledding and ice skating. He is super know
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dotc2015
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Oh, the stars!
Very cold night so many layers of clothes. Tour company loaned snow boots, cleats, poles. Headlamps provided. D
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Johnson Canyon hike
Great well informed guide. Well equipped and took us about 4 hours to hike up and back. Easy to book. Friendly and
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roslyns430
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off the beaten track
it was so enjoyable to be able to walk through pristine and soft snow amongst the trees on a beautiful day in snow
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Key Details
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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