Grotto Canyon Icewalk

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Grotto Canyon Icewalk information and booking

4 hours
Departs from
Hotel pickup is available from Banff hotels.
Returns to
Returns to the original departure point approximately 3.5 hours after departure
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Tour description provided by Viator

Walk on a frozen creek through Grotto Canyon, past unusual rock formations, ancient native rock art, and icefalls. Escorted by a specialist guide, this small-group tour offers an unforgettable personalized sightseeing experience!

The history of the rock art, which is over a thousand years old, and the geology of the mountains are at your fingertips as the guides explain the mystery of the area. You might also have the unique opportunity to witness ice climbers scaling the frozen waterfalls.

  • Return Distance: 2.6 miles (4.2 km)
  • Elevation Gain: 330 feet (100 meters)

This tour is seasonal and only operates from December through to April

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Ice cleats
  • Hiking pole
  • Hot chocolate and a light snack
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

What isn't included

  • Optional gratuities