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“Check out the video!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Banff Visitor Information Centre

Banff Visitor Information Centre
Ranked #7 of 76 things to do in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Welcome to the official visitor centre for Banff National Park. We invite you to stop by the visitor centre on Banff Avenue for all your trip planning needs, accommodation, dining and activity booking, Parks Canada trail, campground and backcountry information. Whatever your need, our friendly staff will ensure you are equipped to have a fantastic visit to Canada's first national park. We look forward to your visit!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator
Bellevue, Washington
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282 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Check out the video!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

They run a fascinating wildlife video for people who have to wait in line. We didn't, but watched the video all the way through

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Hollyrik
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Newcastle, Australia
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Helpful & friendly.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

Stopped in here for some ideas for the day and got so much help. We were told how to get the local bus as we didn't have a car, good ideas for things to see and great dining locations close to our hotel. We were also told how to get access to other information, eg road reports ( a winter essential), other tourist sites for the computer, and helped with information on tipping. This place is a great source of information with great staff!

Visited March 2013
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2 Thank Sue-Anne H
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Cape Breton
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Very helpful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

We asked for out-of-season information just minutes before they closed and were given all the attention we needed.

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank MRHunter
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Ottawa, Canada
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178 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Always friendly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013

THis place has the friendliest experienced desk staff! Very helpful advice no matter the season. They know all the available activities within the National Parks and surrounding townsites and are always willing to supply you with park maps for your outings or travels. Love going there for tourist information every time I find myself in Banff. A definite stop to add to your travel plans. Conveniently located downtown, on Main Street in Banff.

Visited February 2013
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2 Thank LuvdaRockies
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“All the help and advice you will need.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

Called in for leaflets etc. Staff very helpful, friendly and chatty during our visit. Seemed keen to ensure that we found all we needed to make our stay the best it could be.

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Paul B
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