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Address: 215 Banff Ave | Box 1566, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 760-5007
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Description: 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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Columbia Ice Field Tour

Took a tour to the Columbia Ice Fields with John. Great tour, interesting guide, he was knowledgeable in the area and local lore. Had a picnic on a bluff. He was always on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Took a tour to the Columbia Ice Fields with John. Great tour, interesting guide, he was knowledgeable in the area and local lore. Had a picnic on a bluff. He was always on the lookout for wildlife, we saw a grizzly bear cross the road in front of us! Highly recommended!

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Our guide with Karst Stage was wonderful. Getting through and avoiding crowds except for Bison jams. She was very informative and we were able to see most of the park in 2 days of touring and many animals. Highly recommend this company. They picked us up in a small van at our Bozeman hotel. Everything was just right for our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Our party of four decided in the morning to do the wildlife evening tour that same day. We knew we may not see wildlife but we figured we would learn some interesting information. We were picked up at our hotel in a small van that was comfortable and held about 20 people. After driving for a very short while, we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Tour: Wildlife Evening Safari Tour (2hour trip) Wildlife spotted: ducks and squirrels. If you have a car you can drive around surrounding area of Banff yourself to spot wildlife, they go nowhere that the public can't drive themselves. If you don't have a car, maybe you might like tour but your not missing out on much by not going. Informative... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I purchased a package with horseback riding, a chair lift ride and an evening wildlife tour to do with my 12 year old while in Banff. The horseback riding was good, although was behind schedule by about an hour, so long wait. Once we were on our way, it was lovely travelling through woods and over the Spray River twice,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

the tour itself wasnt bad. There was some wasted time as we stopped in the middle of nowhere to look at a birds nest for 20 minutes which took away from our time at the two lakes. Instead of having 40 minutes at each we ended up having 30 minutes, which made a significant difference. The light snack was a... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Bus drivers were very knowledgeable about the area and will answer any question that they are able to. There was one planned stop where a guide discussed the type of wildlife in the park and how bridges and overpasses have been built to allow the wildlife to move from one side of the Trans-Canada Highway to the other side. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you want a bit of a sight see around banff and the chance of seeing some animals, its not to bad. If you really want to see animals, then i would give it a miss. They drive in a bus around major roads and its sort of hit and miss. We got lucky enough to see a couple of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had a day to see Banff and surrounding area.we wanted to see Lake Louise So we booked a tour for the afternoon which also took in Lake Moraine. The driver we had was brilliant stopping at interesting spots to see the Ospreys nest etc . He passed round photos of specific creatures that we may see on our travels... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I love not having to drive to an activity. These tours pick you up at your hotel! It seems all the other tour groups have stopped doing this especially the ones operated out of Golden like White Water Rafting and zip lining. Norm was our tour guide for The Evening Wildlife Safari. Great host who is both friendly and very... More 

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