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“Interesting”

Banff Visitor Information Centre
Ranked #7 of 83 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: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Orebro, Sweden
Level 6 Contributor
454 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

Canadian Visitors Centers are always very good where you can find most things that you need with helpful staff.

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Tom D
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Sutton, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Help”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Very informative staff, and well equipped traveler information centre in downtown Banff. We chatted about the Robinson history in Banff, and the reunion of 19 cousins/descendants who were descending on Banff for a very special gathering.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank GopherGolfing
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Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
187 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“BC is very close!”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

I know the centre serves Banff mainly but many people do the drive to Golden and ten back through Kootenay National Park...and we did buy our pass for all the National Parks. The person who tried to help us knew very little about the circuit we eventually took. Better training needed here, Parks Canada!!!

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank HelencTorontO
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Vancouver, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Highly recommend you start here”
Reviewed April 23, 2013

Very knowledgable staff, no agenda but to help you with what I thought were unbiased recommendations.
The only negative I can think of is it is on the second floor and I'm not sure if they have handicapped accommodations ?

Visited April 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Brian D
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Calgary, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Lots of Information”
Reviewed April 11, 2013

The information centre was very helpful and had all the brochures
and literature that I was looking for. The staff was very helpful and professional. Thanks

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank HarveyMarshall
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