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Blue Canoe - CLOSED

Sundance Mall | 215 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B5, Canada
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Such fun, rowing as a group

As a group of travellers who didn't really know one another this experience rowing on the lake... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
christine c
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Doncaster, Australia
Loved it

I'm usually not very good with boats, often avoiding them at all costs, but as we were only in... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2013
JasmineArchie
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Blue Canoe is a must visit for locals and visitors alike, we offer Canoe, Kayak, Cruiser Bike rentals and guided Voyager Canoe tours everyday of summer. A 5 min walk form Banff Ave, come down to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Bow River. Ice cream and refreshments available - the experience on the water? Just read our reviews.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
10 Sep 2017
“Such fun, rowing as a group”
13 Nov 2013
“Loved it”
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Sundance Mall | 215 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B5, Canada
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

As a group of travellers who didn't really know one another this experience rowing on the lake bonded us together. The guide was very informative and skillful. We laughed and rowed, sometimes out of time and hitting oars but this was not a problem or...More

Thank christine c
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

I'm usually not very good with boats, often avoiding them at all costs, but as we were only in Banff for a few days I thought I should face my fears and rent a canoe! Me and my boyfriend had a great time, it was...More

1  Thank JasmineArchie
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

The canoe rental was good in theory but the service was abysmal. The young teenage ish guys working there barely spoke two words to us, getting us in and out as fast as possible, They didn't even bother to tell us that if you paddle...More

8  Thank Karmaloop339
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

I had the great opportunity to go canoeing with my friend Jaqui. We used our free canoe session and still have 1 more to use. The staff were awesome, so kind, friendly and helpful. It was such a lovely day on the Bow River in...More

Thank rtbouch
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

We took this trip over the weekend and did the voyager canoe with a guide. The views are breath taking, the water blue and the sun was out! We had 5 kids with us age 6 to 14. Most of us had experience paddling but...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Deciding to play tourist in our own backyard, we booked a WagJag 'deal' and snagged this tour for $20/pp instead of the usuall $40/pp. We had a guide (dressed up in 'historical' attire) who gave us some history about the area and voyageur canoeing (always...More

2  Thank loves2camp
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

We rented a kayak for two hours and while the guy(Chris I think) was helpful, the experience was very lackluster. There is no really incredible view, and once you get to the lake the sound of any animals and quiet are drowned out by the...More

2  Thank Restaurantour
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

HIred two canoes for the four of us and although it's not cheap it was great to see the scenery from a different vantage point. One canoe spotted a beaver! Good location so even if you don't have a car with you you can walk...More

1  Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

The rental office is very conveniently located on the waterside at the edge of downtown. You had a choice of hiring your own canoe or going out with guides on a large group canoe (which looked great but we opted for our own). the staff...More

Thank Fi0naMac
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

Great company, easy process, fantastic experience! Sitting in the bow of a canoe is a unique and wonderful way to experience the breathtaking beauty of Banff and the surrounding mountains. The staff were friendly and we got a locals discount (for the Bow Valley) which...More

1  Thank Katrina A
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