We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“A great winter area” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka
Book In Advance
More Info
$48.26*
and up
Banff Lake Cruise
Ranked #4 of 75 things to do in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Banff National Park's largest waterway.
Key West
Level Contributor
51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“A great winter area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

We went snowshoeing her and had a great hike once we got off the groomed cross country ski trail. This is the prime area fro cross country sking - wooded, but with plenty of open gorgeous vistas. A lot of game tracks. We were told to look for elk at about sundown, buit we did not see any.

Visited January 2013
Helpful?
2 Thank vidalegre
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

2,238 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1,153
    784
    265
    26
    10
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
51 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Chipmunks and wild life”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

We were able to watch and feed chipmunks who are adorable little creatures and photographed many species of birds there. It was great to sit on the bank of the lake and eat a picknic prepared in our camper van.

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
2 Thank edmondsSELondon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Off the beaten track”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

This Lake is a bit of the normal tourist track, but well worth the drive. We saw it when it was frozen, and had a beauty of its own, In summer, it must also be wonderful.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
2 Thank Kathryn150
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Bhopal, India
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“The biggest lake of the group.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

Here again the scenic beuty is beyond imagination.The boating in the calm waters was so soothingg to the mind that we forgot all tiredness

Visited September 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank Musafir011
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

Everywhere you turn in Canada you see fantastic lakes and this one is no exception. A must stop off when you are in the area, if the weather is good you will get some great photo's.

Visited July 2012
Helpful?
2 Thank Martin R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Lake Minnewanka also viewed

Banff, Banff National Park
Banff, Banff National Park
 
Banff, Banff National Park
Banff, Banff National Park
 

Been to Lake Minnewanka? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing