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Review of Banff Visitor Information Centre

Banff Visitor Information Centre
224 Banff Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
403-762-8421
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Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in Banff
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Other
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Helpful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Get all the info you need on trails + maps & tickets - all the advice you need is available here.
Staff was very helpful and this is very easily spotted in the middle of the town's main road.
Visited in September 2012.

Visited October 2012
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Cleveland, Ohio
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211 reviews 211 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 106 cities Reviews in 106 cities
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
“Stop here first!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Terrific place....National Park rangers available to help you on one side, and Banff Information people on the other. We got help with hiking/driving ideas, and a helpful ranger gave us detailed info on our drive from Calgary to Glacier N.P.
We paid our park fees there too.
Always a good idea to stop in one of these places if you have limited time in an area, so you know what not to miss.

Visited September 2013
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Herts England
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“All you need to know!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Staff were friendly and informative. We were quickly able to get the updates we needed on trail status etc. Great short video in the small theatre. good clean restrooms.Only issue was the shop was frequently closed when we called in.

Visited July 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Super helpful staff to help plan your day or week.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Advice, maps, tickets, directions are all available here. A great resource. If you are looking for help, this place is located in the middle of town and is great way to get a start on fun activities.

Visited September 2013
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sherwood park, Alberta
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277 reviews 277 reviews
108 attraction reviews
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
“very busy place with long lines”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

compared to the visitor center in jasper, the banff information center is much smaller, does not sit on nice grounds, is very busy with a long wait to get information, and generally feels more like going to a bank and waiting for a teller rather than going to a visitor center to get tourist information

Visited September 2013
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