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Address: Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 17808527034
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Nice experience. A bit over crowded. Having been on the great Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska this was a bit underwhelming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Alpine, Utah
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Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was shocked at the number of tourists and how the park has commercialized the ice fields. What should be a place of natural beauty is now several large car parks and a large building that sells tickets to take buses out on the glacier. At any point in time you can see 2 or 3 buses driving on the... More 

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Alpine, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice experience. A bit over crowded. Having been on the great Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska this was a bit underwhelming.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went up with Brewster up onto the glacier and it was amazing! It was foggy but it really added to the beauty of the glacier and the ones around it. Our guide (Super Kyle) was really nice and quite funny!

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Columbia, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was disappointed with this tour. Not the guide, just the glacier and the roped off ice field (frozen parking lot) that we walked around for 20 minutes. I wouldn't recommend this attraction.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed over at the hotel and booked on the first trip of the day at 9am. Take a bottle so you can fill up with glacier water. Think about your footwear - it was VERY slippery at that time in the morning. The journey up in very informative and quite exciting. Emma drove us to the glacier and she... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The glacier, and how it has retreated, is a interesting thing to see. We walked up and around with the kids. If you want more access, you should take a tour. There is only one outhouse (long lines during busy season) so stop for a bathroom break first.

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gentbrugge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having visited the glaciers in Patagonia the Columbia Ice Field was a bit of a let down as you are quite far from the foot of the glacier.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ice Field tour is amazing and Brewster tours' staff is completely professional, pleasant and have a great sense of humour. My daughter & I were in the back of the bus going down a very steep hill and the driver was always reassuring the passengers while educating them on the Ice Field creation. We brought our water bottles to... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the tour up to the ice fields. It was such a unique experience. The vehicle you ride up in is make for this kind of trip. You can even fill up your water with the glacier runoff. We really enjoyed it.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We planned to visit but the car park was already over full. The glacier looks a dull grey rather than white & blue. Went to Edith Cavell glacier instead but you need a car.

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