The Whyte Museum inspires discovery and wonder when people and the Rocky Mountains meet. We share stories and explore the culture shaped by this mountain landscape. Our founders, Peter and Catharine Whyte, were local artists and philanthropists who wished to offer a place where people could gather and appreciate the culture and beauty of the area. We welcome visitors to our mountain home, sharing with them our sense of awe and belonging, through our exhibitions, events, heritage homes, archives, library and museum shop.
Reminiscent of the hot springs that beckoned travellers over 100 years ago the pulsating waterfalls and the mineral pool in the heart of the spa rejuvenate tired muscles and soothe troubled spirits. The intensity of oxygen inspires clarity of thought and renews strength of purpose. Willow Stream brings to life the unique healing powers of the alpine air the sacred waters and mountain magic.
Cedar & Sage Co. is Banff’s only holistic based healing facility. The professional staff specialize in sports therapy and muscle recovery via massage Therapy, acupuncture, reflexology, reiki and yoga modalities.The centre has a dedicated staff complete with registered massage therapists and other specialists to help guests relax and be healthy.
Lake Louise is an incredible resort, with more terrain than you can cover in a week! Ideal for experts and beginners, the resort boasts some of the best Rocky Mountain views around.
From beautiful Lake Louise to the iconic Rocky Mountain resorts of Banff and Jasper, discover Canada's most beautiful province on this self-drive tour. Price correct as of 15/01/16.
The Calgary Stampede is known as ‘the greatest outdoor show on earth’. Combining this remarkable show and a trip to the majestic Canadian Rockies.
Explore iconic destinations and discover unforgettable travel experiences with Pursuit; a collection of inspiring adventures in Banff, Jasper and Waterton National Parks, as well as other North American destinations. Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit provides immersive sightseeing tours (Brewster Sightseeing), deluxe transportation (Brewster Express), remarkable attractions (Banff Gondola, Banff Lake Cruise, Glacier Adventure including Glacier Skywalk, Maligne Lake Cruise) and signature lodging properties (Elk + Avenue Hotel, Glacier View Inn, Mount Royal Hotel - opening July 2018) that delivers memories for a lifetime. Create your journey. Discover the unforgettable.
Get the most out of your Canadian Rockies experience by accompanying our professional interpretive guides as they lead you through marvelous backdrops of snow covered mountain peaks and waterfalls frozen in mid stream. Or opt to explore snow-covered forests and along the shorelines of frozen lakes surrounded by picturesque mountain ranges by snowshoe, the easiest way to experience the magic of winter.
You'll find some of the best year-round adventures in the world right here in the Canadian Rockies. Incredible summer hiking and walking, amazing winter ice walks, wildlife watching, and snowshoeing adventures. Take the time to experience them with your own exclusive guide. You choose the date, time, trip length and go at your own pace. Our expert guides and naturalists will make your outing the unique adventure you are looking for.
Come to the Banff Center to witness this rapidly rising smooth jazz guitarist as he brings his signature musical flair to the sun soaked Shaw Amphitheatre. Jesse Cook - Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer - incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz and many forms of world music into his work. He is a Juno Award winner, Acoustic Guitar Player's Choice Award silver winner in the Flamenco Category, and a three-time winner of the Canadian Smooth Jazz award for Guitarist of the Year. He has recorded on the EMI, E1 Music and Narada labels and has sold over 1.5 million records worldwide.
Visit the Banff Centre for Arts and creativity and stay to join the legendary Canadian band Blue Rodeo for their annual outdoor performance. One of Canada’s most iconic bands! In the thirty years since forming, Blue Rodeo have sold over 4 million albums, won countless Juno awards, been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame, been named to the Order of Canada and have been honored with the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award. Come watch them play live!
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity presents The Hamlet Complex. The Hamlet Complex will focus four weeks of intensive studio and stage time to develop and create this new work. it will involve Twelve dancers and three actors who will work with internationally acclaimed choreographer Alan Lucien Øyen Program Head Stephan Laks, and a highly experienced creative team of sound, light, costume, and set designers .Øyen will continue his highly acclaimed explorations of fluid combinations of dance and text in The Hamlet Complex. Through a reworking of Shakespeare’s classic and canonical work Hamlet, Alan will explore the depth and range of our most essential and basic emotions. Our love. Our longing. Our desperation. Our search for meaningful affirmation of our existence. The Hamlet Complex is a major reworking of Shakespeare’s classic play for actors and dancers, exploring the quintessentially existential topics of the play through contemporary words and movement.