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“Lake Minnewanka” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka
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Banff Lake Cruise
Ranked #5 of 69 things to do in Banff
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Owner description: Banff National Park's largest waterway.
Manchester england
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“Lake Minnewanka”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Peaceful and serene with panoramic views and only a 5 minute drive from Banff. Overlooking miles and miles of pine trees. and only a short drive to 2 Jack Lake

Visited November 2012
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“Jewel Just Outside of Banff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

What a beautiful mountain lake. Clean and cold. Spectacular scenery all around you! We saw a family of bighorn sheep right next to the road.

Visited April 2012
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Beautiful lake. :) It's a must if you are in Banff.
I wish I could have done the boat trip, unfortunately it was too late. :/

Visited September 2012
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Scenery at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We had a leisurely visit to this wonderful piece of Rocky Mountain splendour. Tree colours were coming into the beauties of the Fall.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank AEM59
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Lurgan, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful location - walk !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We visited the lake from Banff September 2012 and while it is no doubt a beautiful location , we regretted spending the time and funds on the boat trip when compared with other attractions in the area it does not seem value . The boat trip was very fast ride up the centre of the lake and back - no added value from a good walk we thought . There was some commentary but mostly about bears which if you have got that far in the Rockies you will have heard before !
Beautiful place worth a visit for sure , spend time but think twice on the boat trip unless you have the combined ticket - gondola , lake and ice field as stand alone it is expensive . We regretted not spending the time walking and taking in the views on foot as it is a spectacular place .

Visited September 2012
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