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Canmore Cave Tours

129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
+1 877-317-1178
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My husband and were looking for unique outdoor experiences for our trip to the Canadian Rockies and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Erica R
St. Petersburg, Florida
Exciting and Fun

It was an amazing experience. Our guide was super friendly and encouraging. If someone wants to try... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Winnipeg, Canada
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Canmore Cave Tours operates year-round tours in Rat's Nest Cave, near Canmore, Alberta, Canada. For those seeking as much excitement as possible, including squeezes, rappels, and other adrenaline-inducing activities we offer a 6-hour "Adventure Tour". For those just looking to sample what the cave has to offer, or those with less time, we offer a 4.5 hour "Explorer Tour". We can offer these tours year-round, in any weather because the cave is a constant 5 degrees Celsius, a comfortable temperature any time of the year.
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tight spaces” (41 reviews)
“laundry chute” (34 reviews)
“knee pads” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
+1 877-317-1178
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and were looking for unique outdoor experiences for our trip to the Canadian Rockies and Canmore Cave Tours did not disappoint! :) Max was a wonderful guide- He told us loads regarding the history of the area and how it applied to the...More

Thank Erica R
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was an amazing experience. Our guide was super friendly and encouraging. If someone wants to try something new, this is best activity to do. Hike to the cave was little hard but we took few quick stops on the way and it was fine....More

Thank kamytoor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of other strong reviews so I'll only say, they are accurate! This is a real experience, skilfully organized and guided. Recommended.

Thank Dexit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four including kids aged 10 and 12 went on the 1/2 day explorer tour at the end of August. It was one of the highlights of our trip. We started off on a bit of a steep climb, with our backpacks holding...More

Thank Elkridgetraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I very rarely give five stars on trip advisor but I cannot fault this tour! The guide was friendly, helpful and super encouraging. He was also more than happy to take photographs for everyone. I only wished we'd booked the longer tour! You have coveralls...More

Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing adventure. My husband and I went on the explorer tour for our honeymoon. Max was our guide and I can't thank him enough for how incredible he was , so knowledgable and really shared his passion for caving and makes you want...More

Thank Shannon J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Girlfriend Anastasia and I decided to do the Solitude Tour and even know we went into this with high hopes, it completely exceeded our expectations. Our guide "Max" was phenomenal at his job. He has a degree in Geology so he was constantly answering...More

Thank joey b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group (two couples in our 30's) signed up and were in a bigger group of 8 total and we had a great time on our tour. We took the longer option and enjoyed every moment of it. The entire experience is very organized and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 16-year-old son found out about this tour after I suggested he find an "adventure" activity for his 15-year-old brother and me (their 48-year-old father) on our family trip to Banff and Jasper. We chose the adventure version of the tour - which was longer...More

Thank TBRoadWarrior
A TripAdvisor Member
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We've done other caves previously, but this was AMAZING! They provide all the gear, coveralls, knee pads, helmets and headlamps. Brent, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and patient. There were 7 of us on the adventure tour and he expertly guided us through tight...More

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Hajir a
5 August 2017|
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Response from Adam W | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! We have three different tour options, all with different age limitations. The Adventure Tour has a minimum age of 12, the Explorer Tour minimum age is 10, and the Discovery Hike (because it is a... More
30 March 2017|
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Response from Adam W | Property representative |
Hi marina202017, thanks for the great question! It is difficult to offer a simple yes or no because, as you can imagine, there are a lot of variables to consider. We prefer to have discussions with parents beforehand and... More
10 March 2017|
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Response from Adam W | Property representative |
Thanks so much for the great question! We provide all of the necessary caving equipment including helmets with lights, kneepads, gloves, coveralls, safety harnesses, plus a backpack to share with a friend. We will also... More