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

Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife

Take an unexpected winter excursion through the landscape of Banff as you search for the park’s famous wildlife on this 3-hour tour. Journey back through the region’s history at the Cave and Basin National Historic site, then head out on a nature-spotting tour to observe animals and learn about their ability to survive the cold winter months. Your day includes round-trip transportation from most Banff hotels, professional guide, entry fees and use of binoculars, plus a light snack and hot chocolate.


  • 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

What You Can Expect

Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife

Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife

Get up close and personal with the famous wildlife of Banff National Park on this 3-hour exploration of the region’s animals and history. Learn about the winter survival mechanisms, habitats and behaviors of Banff’s non-human residents, plus get an overview of the area’s history, geology and famous landmarks.

Start the day with a morning pickup at your Banff hotel, continuing on for a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic site, site of thermal springs rediscovered by railway workers in the 1800s. As you explore the site, your guide will help explain the fascinating story behind this important monument. Then continue onwards for a wildlife expedition in search of some of the park’s many animals. Your chance of spotting a local species is high; the tours have a 95% success rate with wildlife encounters.

Finish you tour by warming up with a snack and a steaming cup of hot chocolate before drop-off back at your hotel in Banff.

Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates from December through April.
From USD $ 44.98

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Tour code: 3827DB_W


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