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“Lake Minnewanka boat trip is worth the cost.” 5 of 5 stars
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Lake Minnewanka
24km (15 miles) north of Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Banff City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #4 of 71 things to do in Banff
Activities: Fishing, Hiking
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Owner description: Banff National Park's largest waterway.
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“Lake Minnewanka boat trip is worth the cost.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Pricey but worth it, if the weather is clear and not too cold or windy. Staff on board our boat was highly qualified and quite professional for young folks working for the summer.

Visited September 2013
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“Okay, but much better ways to spend your time in the park.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This for us was just another lake, not the beautiful turquoise as are some in the park, and too many people since it is fairly close to Banff and you can drive right to it. It is also commercialized with the boats for rent, cafe, etc. We most likely would not go here again.

Visited September 2013
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Fremont, California
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“Just an OK lake”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We took the motor boat ride which was boring. Avoid spending money on this boat ride. Good place for picnic. It is better to go for a hike than take the boat tour.

Visited August 2013
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Saskatoon, Canada
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“Wonderful boat ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful hour long boat cruise on Lake Minnewanka and it was great! Very informative and the staff was very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this on your trip to Banff.

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“Lovely boat trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We went on the boat trip which had both beautiful scenery and a very informative host.we loved all the history about the lake.Had a great walk along the lake after and saw lots of wildlife

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