Banff to Athabasca Glacier Full-Day Ice Explorer Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Canada

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Visit Canada's famous glaciers on a full-day seasonal excursion from Banff. Your personalized small group tour takes you through an awe-inspiring landscape carved by glaciers and remnants from the last ice age, as you travel along the Icefields Parkway, one of the world's most scenic highways.
On your trip to Canada's glaciers, you'll hear stories of the early explorers who opened up these valleys. You'll enjoy an alpine picnic and visit the Columbia Icefields Centre, with the opportunity to join an exciting all-terrain tour onto the Athabasca Glacier and visit the Glacier Skywalk (included in the cost of the tour).Highlights of the tour include: Columbia Icefields: Venture onto the Athabasca Glacier on the Ice Explorer! and walk on the glass floor Glacier Skywalk Crowfoot Glacier: One of the day's many up-close glacier views Mountain picnic lunch: Enjoy a hearty lunch with your choice of sandwich at a scenic stop along the Icefields Parkway Bow Lake: The headwaters of the mighty Bow River This tour is seasonal, operating from April through to October.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Ice Explorer! Tour
  • Glacier Skywalk admission
  • Small group tour (maximum of 24 guests)
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)