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  • Location:Banff, Canada
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife

Discover glorious Banff in the summertime on a 3-hour tour. Visit famous landmarks and historic places with your local guide and hear how the Cave and Basin were rediscovered. This small-group tour allows ample time to take photos and participate in short walks.


  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and its wildlife
  • Visit historic places and famous landmarks
  • Learn about the history and geology of the area from your knowledgeable guide
  • Complimentary pickup and drop off from most Banff hotels

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What You Can Expect

Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife

Visit The Cave & Basin National Historic Site on your Discover Banff Summer Tour

Build a connection to this World Heritage Site on a trademark sightseeing tour as you visit Banff's landmarks and historic places.

Hear how the 11,000 year old human history of the Bow Valley changed when three railway workers rediscovered the Cave and Basin, now a National Historic Site.

Your time will be spent enjoying the sights, taking photos, and participating in short walks to view points.

Tour Highlights:

  • Bow Falls
  • Banff Springs Hotel
  • Surprise Corner
  • Hoodoos & Bow Valley Viewpoint
  • Lake Minnewanka

This tour is seasonal and only operates from April through to mid October.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

I was a great way to get acclimated to Banff and both learn my way around town and the history of the town. It was a morning well spent. Our guide Jordan did a very good job.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Becky was a most awesome tour guide. The hot chocolate and Two Jacks lake was very nice touch.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

Great way to see the sights of Banff and learn about its history. Great guide, would definitely suggest it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2011

Wonderful tour; beautiful scenery and a very interesting, fun, responsible tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2011

The tour was excellent and very good value for money. The guide,a gentleman calley Roy, was very friendly and very knowledgeable. He enhanced our enjoyment of the tour. Booking tours like this in advance through Viator is splendid especially as, having paid in advance, you can budget more easily on your holiday

4 star rating: Recommended October 2013

Even though the bus was small you should have had some seats upfront for handicapped people. Did see some rutting elks the wish we had seen other types of wildlife

4 star rating: Recommended July 2012

We really enjoyed seeing wildlife in a natural environment on our tour.

Though there are no guarantees of seeing wildlife, our guide did a great job of finding Elk, Mule Deer, and Bears and where possible stopped to allow us to take photographs.

In addition to seeing wildlife, the tour also made stops at some beautiful locations such as the Bow River Falls and at several lakes.

4 star rating: Recommended May 2012

Great guide with good local knowledge.

Dawn F
United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended July 2010

A easy way to see the sights of Banff without the worry of the driving.

3 star rating: Worth doing July 2015

Nice tour but bit disappointed it did not visit all the attractions advertised.

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