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Mt. Norquay

2 Mt Norquay Rd, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
+1 403-762-4421
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Family-friendly Mt. Norquay offers outstanding conditions for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers and riders. Since its opening in 1926, Mt. Norquay continues to be the locals’ gem. Famous for being the training ground of Olympic and World Cup athletes, and with excellent beginner terrain, everyone will love this small, family-friendly resort.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“snow tubing” (19 reviews)
“chair lift” (26 reviews)
“tube park” (13 reviews)
2 Mt Norquay Rd, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
+1 403-762-4421
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I bought the “First Time Skier” package that included rental, magic carpet and instructor. Brad Smith, our instructor was so good that at the end of our day we were easily stopping and doing parallel turns!! He was very attentive to details...More

Thank hcferreira
Reviewed 19 October 2017

In all of our various tours in and around Banff, I found this place to be off the beaten path, yet its so close to the townsite of Banff. The trip up the hill is twisty and turny and has a great spot to pull...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We drove up the mountain to get to the chairlift but as we arrived it was closed due to unforeseen circumstances till the end of the season (what season?). We ended up half way the mountain on a open clearing from which we could see...More

Thank Blok
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Mt. Norquay point was not open when we got there and the place is more popular for skiing - but the drive to the point was lucky for us and we got to see a lot of wildlife.

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

What a cracker time at Mt Norquay!! Myself and my Girlfriend worked at Mt Norquay over last winter and WOW! what a great team of enthusiastic staff members to show off arguably the most beautiful place in the Banff National Park. Even though we worked...More

Thank Tyler J
Reviewed 11 September 2017

If you are looking for a change from the expensive gondola costs, visit Mt. Norquay. It is a short 5 minute drive from downtown Banff, easily accessible from the highway. The drive up is a driver's paradise, great winding roads. We saw a family of...More

Thank DDuck61
Reviewed 2 September 2017

we only found it on the last day and truly I would have loved to see a sunrise or sunset here. The view over banff was spectacular and easy to get to littler ally no walking just drive up.

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Good experience. Reasonably priced compared to other activities we tried. Good view (was a bit smokey due to the forest fires but nothing to be done about that). Views are not as impressive as the Sulphur mountain but the bistro is quaint, offers decent food...More

Thank davidhL1196HD
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Our reservation had a minor hiccup. Fault was completely ours. But the staffmembers, affectionately known as "the Trifecta", made sure we were able to climb Mt Norquay. They send us on our way with K, our guide. K did an amazing job telling is all...More

Thank Friso W
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We looked at the chairlift, and the prices, and felt like stretching our legs instead. The staff were very helpful with advice, although one british chap almost scared us into staying in our RV with tales of multiple 8' grizzlies round every corner. His colleagues...More

Thank ClaraTim
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Teha C | Property representative |
You don't need a lift ticket but you do need to purchase a tubing pass.