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Address: Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 17808527034
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Up close & personal with a glacier :)

Short and sweet - no doubt about it, this is one very special place and it gives you the rarerst of chnces to get up close and personal with a glacier. I live up in the Southern... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Short and sweet - no doubt about it, this is one very special place and it gives you the rarerst of chnces to get up close and personal with a glacier. I live up in the Southern Alps of NZ so I am used to mountains and glaciers but this place wows even some one like me! If you are... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

My family (including 3 teenage children) did the walk on the glacier. It was led by an experienced and informative guide, great to see all the different aspects of the glacier. It was quite cold and windy so wear windproof clothing and use their hats and gloves.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Such an awesome experience. The trip was approximately one hour with about 20 minutes spent on top of the glacier. Originally I thought 20 minutes was not enough but when we were at the top, it was quite cold. We took pictures FAST! Our drivers had great facts, stories, anecdotes about the glacier for us. They patiently answered all questions... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This was a rare experience to walk on a glacier. Quite exciting and although it was heavily supervised is potentially dangerous. The ice is melting at a terrific rate and holes are opening all the time as the ice melts under the surface.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We came with our two children ages 2&4, we decided to walk to the ice field . It was chilly the further up you go but so worth it . Our kids loved it . It's so interesting to see where the ice came down to through the years . We will be doing this again but maybe take a... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

You can take a trail to the glacier and avoid the crowds waiting for the special bus. The trail is about one mile and has spectacular views. A very unique place!

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Unbelievable to think the ice is as thick as the height of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Loved the Ice Explorer. Cold though

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a must vist place while you are in Jasper. Brewster has invested quite a lot of money to ensure that the ice-field (glacier) is maintained well and the tourists can enjoy. The buses that take us into the ice field are just huge. Don't miss the chance of standing on hendreds of years' old ice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

What a magnificent place to visit. We had been there before and had done the tour that takes you by tractor/truck onto the glacier. This time we just walked up to it. Very, Very cold and windy. Beautiful.

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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We didn't do the Glazier walk as we had flown to a glazier in Alaska - a much deeper and larger one. However, driving the Ice Field highway is a special trip. Stunning, awesome, unbelievably beautiful. If visiting the ICe Field centre, go early - it fills with thousands of tourists lining for food or excursions.

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