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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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Better than anticipated

I had never done a wild cave before and did not know what to expect. The experience was incredible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew C
Crawling in the dark

Having caught the bug for this sort of experience while travelling abroad a few years ago, I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sara C
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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%
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Travellers talk about
“adventure tour” (80 reviews)
“tight squeezes” (44 reviews)
“laundry chute” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
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+1 877-317-1178

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Reviewed 1 week 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!

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Flin Elizabeth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank traceyrene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

myself and my husband did the adventure tour this past weekend. I am not a fan of heights of super small places but i really loved this tour. Our guide Tiffany was really fabulous and cheered me on as i did the Laundry Chute! The...More

Thank Jenny H
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Jenny - we love to hear how you challenged yourself. It sounds like if Tiffany ever gives up guiding maybe she could be a cheerleader ;) We'll be sure she sees your kind comments!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We underestimated how unique this experience would be. For two people who had never been caving before, our guide, Cameron was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. The best thing was he let you get on with navigating the the various tricky parts of the caves without...More

2  Thank kshiani
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your recommendation kshiani! Unique is certainly a good choice of words for our tours.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not overly impressed by this cave nor the tour. The trail head was not overtly easy to find (look for a bend in the road upon cresting a hill) Linda was friendly and personable but relied heavily on her cue cards and her...More

1  Thank tj2010
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi tj2010, We truly appreciate your feedback, we are always looking for ways to improve our guest experience. Would you be interested in speaking with our owner directly and sharing your thoughts on how we can offer a better experience for the Discovery Tour? It's...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great experience.....imagine 10 kids at the age of 10-11 going into the cave together! Our two guides handled everything with patience and the necessary authority to keep everything together and everyone save. I am a big guy but our guides gave me the confidence to...More

1  Thank Thomas K
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thomas, Thank you for sharing your experience. The cave is a great place for kids. They can have fun AND learn something at the same time! We love to hear that you almost felt like a kid again yourself while you crawled through all...More

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littletimma
28 September 2017|
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They a bottle you can pee into. Nobody on our trip had to use it. I cut back on my coffee that morning :-)
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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
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marina202017
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
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