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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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Amazing team building experience!

The Calgary Hitmen had a fantastic time visiting Rats Nest Cave as part of a Canmore team builder... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Melissa B
Amazing experience - but not exactly a walk in the park

Staff were amazing - both in the office and on the Explore tour itself. Our guide was great and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary, 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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“tight squeezes” (44 reviews)
“laundry chute” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Calgary Hitmen had a fantastic time visiting Rats Nest Cave as part of a Canmore team builder weekend in November. The guides created five interactive stations for our groups to do inside the cave and the unique, challenging experience really had our team working...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were amazing - both in the office and on the Explore tour itself. Our guide was great and knowledgeable. Cave tour was very interesting, however some decent level of fitness is simply a must - you have to crawl thru tight spaces, hike up...More

Thank Milan_Pavic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Girl Guide group joined Canmore Cave Tours for a great adventure tour into Rat's Nest Cave. The girls and leaders had a great time - pushing the envelope for some girls - and all had lots of stories. Rapelling is always a highlight! We've...More

1  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the first time for me to do a wild cave. Our guide is a talkative guy, however, when he led us deep into the cave, he asked us to turn off all the lights and listen to the water drop in absolute darkness...More

1  Thank 浣 明
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never done a wild cave before and did not know what to expect. The experience was incredible and our guide was great. I would love to go back for more!

1  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having caught the bug for this sort of experience while travelling abroad a few years ago, I was incredibly pleased to have found this touring company while planning our road trip here in Canada! The whole experience was incredible, but I think most praise is...More

2  Thank Sara C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first went on a tour in rats nest cave and loved it! Since then I booked onto the vertical caving course which was a 2 day course, one in a climbing gym in calgary getting to know rope techniques and then the second day...More

1  Thank Emma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the adventure tour where you get to repel down 16 m. it was a great time. squeezing, repelling, and learning so much! Brent was a very knowledgable guide who was friendly and a little nerdy which is right up my alley. was a...More

1  Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had an awesome guide called Nathan who took us through the cave and made it feel like he went the extra mile to make sure we enjoyed ourselves - we got to challenge ourselves going through small spaces, climbing up and across lots of...More

1  Thank Flin Elizabeth T
Reviewed 25 October 2017

My husband and I decided to step out of our comfort zone and went on the Canmore Cave Adventure Tour. The mention of rappelling down into the cave got us interested right away! It was a demanding experience, but doable. My husband and I are...More

1  Thank traceyrene
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3 December 2017|
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Response from BVDowell | Reviewed this property |
He would probably have to choose which ones he went through - I weigh 132 & some were VERY tight.....
28 September 2017|
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Response from Kimberley H | Reviewed this property |
Great question. There are toilets at the office so make sure you go there. There's then two areas on the hike where you can go - it it outdoors and there's no toilet so girls, take toilet paper! In the cave there's nowhere... More
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