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Discover Banff Tours

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Address: 215 Banff Ave | Box 1566, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-760-5007
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Discover Banff Tours provides small personalized tours in Banff National...

Discover Banff Tours provides small personalized tours in Banff National Park. We offer activities in both summer and winter for individuals and groups. Our tours are smaller giving you plenty of time to chat with our friendly, local and professionally trained guides.

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Originally was just doing the tour for the Ambassador program discount, however i found the experience really worth while. Norm and Christian were a great team and had alot of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Drew H
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Banff, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would definitely NOT recommend D.B. T. They quoted me a price for an activity and then reneged on it and raised the price. Last week (late November) I went into the Discover Banff to book a dogsled tour for my wife as a Christmas present and was quoted a price. I decided not to book it there and then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Originally was just doing the tour for the Ambassador program discount, however i found the experience really worth while. Norm and Christian were a great team and had alot of Charisma between the two, Norm reminded me of Marshal from How i Met Your Mother. All round great experience, would recommend

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BKKMTN, Owner at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this review

Hi Drew Thanks for the review of the Discover Banff & its Wildlife Tour. Really appreciate your review from a locals perspective and glad you had a great time with Norm and Christian. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I actually went on the Discover Grizzly Bear tour back in Sept 2015. I'm a local and have always regretted not writing this review so here it is. Although this tour in particular is long - there is so much to see along plus a great lunch! Would recommend it to whoever is set on seeing a bear in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This trip was a 'Must' ! Incredible beauty and a brisk hike! Our guide, Becky ROCKED! She was insightful, knowledgeable and gave us just the right amount of history and interesting stories to not overbear us but instead create an excursion that was our best of our eight day stay in Banff. Check it Out!!

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1 Thank Scott C
BKKMTN, Owner at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this review

Hi Scott, thanks so much for the review of Discover Banff Tours' Johnston Canyon Icewalk. It sounds like Becky hit the nail on the head with your tour. So glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour guide was lively and informative. I learnt a lot about animals that morning and even got to see loads of deer and mountain goats. Recommend this tour to anyone visiting Banff! Especially if you love animals. There are a lot of beautiful scenic stops, paused for the local animals. Even got to try some lovely maple cookies! And... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We just went on the snowshoeing tour a couple of days ago and it was so much fun! We got to hike around the beautiful Marble Canyon in the snow, the view was magnificent at every step, and we made delicious maple candy at the end. Our tour guide Bethy was super patient and personable! We really felt like we... More 

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BKKMTN, Owner at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this review

Hi Thanks so much for your review of Snowshoeing at Marble Canyon. Glad you had a great time with Discover Banff Tours. The snow is continuing to fall and the conditions are getting better each day. Becky will be happy to hear that you enjoyed her tour. The winter magic is falling into place! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we did 2 tours with this company the first one banff and lake louise combined and it was brilliant! Superb guide (Becky) with such great knowledge, plenty of time to take pictures and wonder round lake louise! Our second tour was snow shoeing at marble canyon but there wasn't enough snow so we used ice cleats instead but still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Banff is the most amazing place I have ever been. Everything about Banff made it so hard to leave, after only planning on staying in Banff for 2nights, to visit my best friend, while I was travelling this summer, we ended up delaying our plans of traveling the east coast of America to spend an extra few nights in Banff.... More 

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BKKMTN, Owner at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this review

Wow! Febe thanks so much for the great review of our Discover Grizzly Bears tour and Lake Louise & Moraine Lake Tour. Norm will be pleased to hear he helped make your experience with Discover Banff Tours a great one. We hope to see you again. More 

Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked to go on the Signature Larch Valley hike,picked up forty five minutes late,got stuck in traffic another hour so by the time we got to start the climb it was 11:45.By this time the trail was packed,Graham surged on ahead with the few who were very fit,the others he just left behind until we reminded him constantly how... More 

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Thank Iona B
BKKMTN, Owner at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this review

Hi Iona I'm glad you got to visit Larch Valley and were pleased with the scenery and location. We're sorry you didn't have the time you were expecting. It sounds like you joined the tour during the high season. Traffic struggles are beyond our control and when they do cause delays it puts tremendous pressure on the guides to complete... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 2 friends did the Lake Louise tour and LOVED IT!! Our tour guide Norm was spectacular, he really knew his stuff and you could tell that he was very passionate about his job! We learnt so much from Norm - especially about all the local Canadian wildlife. The tour itself was great, no long boring drives and we... More 

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