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“A great day out”
Review of Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka
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$47.83*
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Banff Lake Cruise
Ranked #4 of 74 things to do in Banff
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Owner description: Banff National Park's largest waterway.
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A great day out”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

The boat trip on Lake Minnewanka was very good, the tour guide was excellent and gave lots of good commentary. His stories were really interesting and he had quite a sense of humour. Bald Eagle spotted!!! The only thing we found a disappointment were the facilities there. There is only a small hut selling limited snacks and drinks. So be prepared to take a picnic as the area is beautiful and there are plenty of picnic benches and places to sit and eat.

Visited July 2013
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Carver, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“walk up into the canyon”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

loved the rocky mountain sheep and eagles all over. the lake is beautiful and you can walk up into the canyon and see a ton of sheep. they are along the river which leads to the lake and well maintained trails are safe and accessible. we even got some coffee and a muffin at a little shack for snacks afterwards and ate at a picnic table.

Visited August 2012
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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Boat tours are just average”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

My husband and I took the boat tour of the lake. I felt that the cost was disproportionately expensive for what we saw and learned. The lake is large so the tour took about an hour. There were much better sights to see in that hour and at no cost.

Visited July 2013
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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“good”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Stopped here for a brief visit only to find the ladies conveniences were closed so we had to post a man outside the gents so that the ladies on our trip could relieve themselves. Good information on the signs telling you all about the lake and the wildlife in the area.

Visited July 2013
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Markham, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great scenery”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

The park activity was curtailed during our visit due to the effects of the recent floods, however the scenery and wildlife more than sufficed, great ice cream too.

Visited July 2013
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