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Canmore Cave Tours

129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
+1 877-317-1178
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Fun adventure.

Really enjoyed this cave tour with my son. Our guide, Cameron was informative and experienced. If... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bill B
via mobile
Amazing tour! Completely worth it!

We were expecting a fun experience, but this went way beyond our expectations. We went with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine C
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Canmore Cave Tours operates year-round tours in Rat's Nest Cave, near Canmore, Alberta, Canada. For those seeking as much excitement as possible, including squeezes, rappels, and other adrenaline-inducing activities we offer a 6-hour "Adventure Tour". For those just looking to sample what the cave has to offer, or those with less time, we offer a 4.5 hour "Explorer Tour". We can offer these tours year-round, in any weather because the cave is a constant 5 degrees Celsius, a comfortable temperature any time of the year.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
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+1 877-317-1178

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this cave tour with my son. Our guide, Cameron was informative and experienced. If you are looking to do something very different and fun while in Banff/Canmore area, this is very much worth your time. Not too difficult physically but you do get...More

Thank Bill B
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review Bill! What a great adventure with your son. We appreciate the recommendation.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were expecting a fun experience, but this went way beyond our expectations. We went with a group of 5, ages 26-60 and it was incredible. Be ready to climb in and out, up and around cave chambers. This is no boring tour but a...More

Thank Christine C
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Christine! Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We love that you noted the age ranges in your group. We are glad to have exceeded your expectations. We'll make sure Nathan sees your kind feedback. The Canmore Cave Tours Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cave tour is not ad great as the caves in Belgium, such as Grottes De Han. It is a lot if crowling and luckily you wear an overall. Nothing much to see compared with some other caves. It is okay if you want to...More

Thank FranceGlobetrotter
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi FranceGlobetrotter, Thank you for taking the time to share you feedback with us. We are disappointed to hear that our tour didn't meet your expectations. It sounds like you may have been expecting a show cave. Rat's Nest Cave is a wilderness cave and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the absolute best guide, his name was Doug, he was SO sweet and nice, answered every question so we understood. It's a must do. You don't have to go to the super tight spaces if you don't want to and just really really...More

1  Thank Emma R
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Emma! Our guides LOVE questions, so glad to hear you put Doug to the test answering yours :) We truly appreciate your recommendation.

Reviewed 1 week ago

When my boyfriend and I were planning our trip to Banff, we read (on several sites) that cave exploring was a top to do. The suggestions weren't wrong! Our tour with Max and Canmore Cave Tours was incredible!! He was extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and passionate...More

Thank andrea_ipp
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Andrea, Great advice on the bug spray front! The 30 minute hike to the cave entrance does spend some time in the trees where bugs love to gather. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour and we appreciate you sharing your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend this tour over and over. My wife and I were celebrating our honeymoon in Canmore, and didn't know exactly what to expect. Let me tell you, the whole experience is amazing and worth the higher ticket price. We bought the whole adventure package...More

Thank konigblau13
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow! Thank you for you recommendation, it really is the best we can ask for. We love to hear how you enjoyed your adventure. Sounds like we might be seeing you again ;)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing, challenging and unique experience going on this tour! It was a really awesome and I recommend it to anyone looking for something different to do in the Canmore area. Our tour guide Cameron was lots of fun, very supportive and super knowledgeable.

Thank Tabitha P
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Tabitha! We'll be sure Cameron sees your awesome review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Claire was an amazing tour guide! She was able to guide us on an unforgettable tour of the cave. Her passion for exploration was apparent in her style as a guide!

Thank smcken2
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love your choice of words 'thrilling' really does sum it right up! We'll be sure Claire sees your kind feedback, much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour guide, knew everything there was to know about the history and geology of the cave. it is a physically demanding day as the tour description states but very worth while and extremely fun. I would definitely recommend doing this tour

Thank lm9612
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

FUN is the key word, thanks for your review. Well actually safety is our number one key word but fun follows closely behind :) We truly appreciate your recommendation. Thanks for sharing your experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really an amazing experience. I did the Adventure Tour (~4.5 hours) in June, 2017. I've done a lot of 'adventure tour' 'thrill-seeker' package stuff in a lot of places, but this really stood out. It was physically challenging, a little bit psychologically challenging...More

Thank PriyankPP
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi PriyankPP, We really appreciate your description of your experience in the cave. You hit on many great points, especially how it can be a bit of a psychological challenge. Way to go and face your fears! Thanks for mentioning that there are ways around...More

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marina202017
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Hi marina202017, thanks for the great question! It is difficult to offer a simple yes or no because, as you can imagine, there are a lot of variables to consider. We prefer to have discussions with parents beforehand and... More
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March 9, 2017|
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Thanks so much for the great question! We provide all of the necessary caving equipment including helmets with lights, kneepads, gloves, coveralls, safety harnesses, plus a backpack to share with a friend. We will also... More
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Currently access to the Gargantua area is in question due to a proposal to establish new provincial parks that will encompass that region. We are still waiting to see what will be required to obtain permission to guide tours... More
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