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“Fantastic day tour” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Discover Banff Tours

Discover Banff Tours
215 Banff Ave | Box 1566, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
(403) 760-5007
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Ranked #13 of 54 Activities in Banff
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Owner description: 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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“Fantastic day tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

We had a fairly miserable day weather wise in banff and had little hope for the the tour. But from the moment we were collected by Nate he really went above and beyond to ensure we had a fantastic trip. Along the way we scouted for wildlife and got great shots of a black bear, elk and deer. The ice fields explorer is a must see. Would definitely recommend this tour if the quality of tour guide is as good as Nate you cannot go wrong.

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“Fabulous introduction to Banff!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

I originally thought this may have been a tour within town that you could easily do without. However this tour was fabulous & well worth the cost. A great tour of town, including history of the town, loads of picture opportunities & included Lake Minnewanker, the hoodoos & Bankhead. Hugh was a knowledgeable & passionate guide who made the tour very enjoyable. Definitely recommend.

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“Magical trip to see the glaciers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

What a fantastic experience! I would HIGHLY recommend doing the Discover Banff Glacier tour. Our tour guide Jeff was friendly and knowledgeable and looked after us superbly - he is clearly passionate about what he does. The smaller groups make for a more intimate tour with stops at sites like Lake Louise, Lake Waterfowl, Crowfoot glacier and Columbia icefield to name a few. There are many personal touches to this tour (which I won't spoil by listing here) which make it that much more memorable. Jeff did an outstanding job of making sure that we had the best seats in the house to view the Athabasca glacier!

My husband and I only had 2 days in Banff and this tour was great. We were picked up at our hotel, lunch was provided. If the weather is poor, don't let that deter you! It was raining in Banff and we still managed to see a lot and even had some sun while we enjoyed Athabasca.

It is a full day trip, but well worth it.

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“Evening Wildlife Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Magda was a terrific guide and very knowledgeable about Banff and its wildlife - lots of entertaining stories and a great deal of information given about the black and grizzly bears, elk, moose and the rest of the local wildlife, She answered all the questions, both simple and difficult, with the same degree of seriousness and made the whole trip a pleasure. The highlight of the trip being the time spent observing a female black bear with her three cubs, just on the verge of the road up to Norquay. Some great photos - not attached as not yet downloaded to computer.

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“Outstanding Columbia Ice Fields Parkway Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

This was an outstanding tour. Our guide Hugh was a wealth of information and kept the tour fun and entertaining. Hugh was also very efficient, keeping up on schedule while providing us plenty of photo opportunities. At no time did I feel rushed or hurried. Excellent experience.

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