Located along the Bow River, Central Park offers a serene place to enjoy nature within the Town of Banff. Take a walk, run, or bike ride on the paved pathway and stop for lunch at one of the picnic tables or in the gazebo. A rock playground offers a place for kids to burn off some energy while parents take a breather. For the convenience of visitors, the park has washrooms, water-bottle fillers, and a bike repair station.
Journey to the top of the Banff Gondola to see a whole new side of Sulphur Mountain and the Canadian Rockies. The attraction has completely rebuilt, redesigned and re-imagined the mountaintop experience, creating a world-class indoor experience that equals the awe-inspiring ridge-top boardwalk 2900 ft. above Banff. From new restaurants and interactive exhibits to a multi-sensory theatre and a breathtaking 360-degree rooftop observation deck, the all-new Banff Gondola experience heightens every sense.
Located in the Moose Hotel & Suites, Meadow Spa is available for all of your relaxation needs.
This weekend is designed to introduce people to the back country in the Lake Louise, Kananaskis Country and Hwy 93 north areas. If you are interested in ski touring, the Weekend Warrior program will suit you. Valid on select Jan. 2019 weekends only. Mention Travel Alberta for an exclusive price.
Discover all of what Lake Louise has to offer on this package deal from Banff with Discover Banff Tours. See stunning scenery on a private 1.5-hour dogsled adventure in Lake Louise as you drive the sled to a pass at the Continental Divide, with two hours to enjoy Lake Louise.
Ride in style on a private horse-drawn carriage ride through downtown Banff with Banff Trail Riders. This 15-minute tour for six people takes you through town, along the Bow River and past many of the original homesteads of Banff. 30 minute, one hour and custom carriage rides are also available.
Guided rock climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, ski touring in Banff and the surrounding areas. Banff Alpine Guides also offers avalanche courses and climbing instruction. All of the guides and instructors are certified under the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides and/or the International Federation of Mountain Guides.
Let's go fishing!! Spring, Summer and Fall are the seasons for fly fishing and spin fishing the World Famous wild blue waters of the Bow River and Hawgwild Fly fishing Guides would be happy to entertain you, your friends and family on a fun walk and wade fishing adventure whilst on your fun vacation in the Canadian Rockies. Winter also has great angling opportunities at their heated fishing lodge right out in the middle of Spray Lakes Reservoir. Trout, trout and more Trout!! Brown trout, cutthroat, brook trout, rainbows, white fish and the odd rogue bull trout you'd be angling on the Bow River and on Spray Lakes Reservoir, they tackle some fine Lake Trout. Biggest this winter was a 12lb slob. Trips with Hawgwild Fly Fishing Guides are client friendly and include G. Loomis rods, all the flies, lures and tackle, waders and wading boots, spare jackets, lunch and soft drinks, transportation and experienced guide. They have half and full day outings with flexible start and finish times. Ice fishing trips include their warm heated ice fishing lodge, warm outer layers, ice fishing boots, all the gear, hot lunch and transportation! To book it is best to call or text Jim's cell phone at 1 403 678-7980 or kindly email BigJim@BanffFlyFishingGuides.com, which is checked daily! A WIN number and an Alberta Provincial Sportfishing License are required and they can be purchased on line at www.AlbertaRelm.com
Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures is a Banff based, locally operated business offering custom designed tours, workshops and seminars in Banff National Park and the Canadian Rocky Mountains. They are knowledgeable and super enthusiastic about developing your photography skills and enjoyment of our amazing scenery in this world-class travel photography destination. They are passionate about the wider photography community and actively engage in educational, environmental and wildlife events and projects, both independently and through partnerships. Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures is a proud sponsor of the iconic Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.
Banff Park Museum National Historic Site is offering free admission Friday November 23, 2018. Visit for a glimpse of more than 5,000 botanical and zoological specimens. Enjoy the temporary exhibit 'Banff Bison Return', and stroll through exhibit cases filled with a collection of stuffed wildlife over one hundred years old. Don't forget to appreciate the building's architecture - this is oldest surviving federal building in any Canadian national park. In 2017, to celebrate Canada 150, Parks Canada offered free admission and welcomed over 27 million visitors. What better way to say “thank you” than to offer a free admission day? Admission is already free on Canada Day, but Parks Canada has added another day for you to enjoy your favourite activities without paying any admission fees.
The Debaters Live is the comedy stage show where comics go toe to toe in a battle of laughs and logic and the audience picks the winner. After a sold out show last year, The Debaters is back with this special Christmas themed event that features host Steve Patterson and two of his favourite comics performing stand-up, and two hilarious debates focused on the holiday season. Some language may be inappropriate for younger audiences.
The annual SnowDays Festival is the highlight of the winter season in Banff and Lake Louise. A month-long celebration held during January and February, the festival features a variety of events, shows, and activities that combine history, culture and winter adventure.