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Address: Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 17808527034
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Jasper

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There are not many places left on this planet, where an inexperienced tourist can ride and walk on top of glacier. So don't miss it! The machinery you'll ride is unique, and the... read more

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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are not many places left on this planet, where an inexperienced tourist can ride and walk on top of glacier. So don't miss it! The machinery you'll ride is unique, and the views of blue ice that you can touch are incredible.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To be able to ride out and walk out on these glaciers is an amazing experience. Watch out for the crevaces! Not too sure about global warming after being here!

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Airdrie
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pretty amazing spot to visit. You can actually walk up and across the Ice Field! A great spot for photos and take a walk.

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Thank travellinggypsy888
New Delhi
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50 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a lifetime's experience as out specially designed bus, the Ice Explorer, drove onto the Columbia Ice Field! From the sprawling Visitor Centre, well provided with restaurants, washrooms etc., a normal bus takes you to the stand - about four minutes drive - from where you change over to the Ice Explorer. The journey itself on this special bus... More 

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125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was great fun, the entertaining guide accompanies you in a coach from the reception centre to where you then get on to the big wheeled ice bus that drives you out on to the glacier. You can't quite believe how big it is until you get out and walk about on the ice. We refilled our water bottle with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the sky-walk. Unfortunately the weather was terrible so not very good value for our dollar as there was no way to get out of the storm, except to get back on the bus. We will go again next year on a better day.

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Thank Michelle N
Amsterdam
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb blue-white ice colours, nice trip on a big truck, ice cold natural water stream make the trip to the icefiled a must around Japsers. Highly recommended

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manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a great spectacular that - due to climate change is shrinking. You have to drive to get there and a few hundred years ago, it came right up to the road but now its receded quite a way. Some of the oldest ice on the planet is here. Wow !

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Thank UKDavidN
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place to visit - but so sad to see how far the glacier has retreated. Straightforward walk - but not so easy for anyone with mobility issues.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome in Summer, and now seen in its desolation and isolation in winter. As noted by others, don't enter the snow country unprepared. Once there, one can experience from a safe distance, the hostile environment.

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