Feel the rush of the open road and the wind on your face as you tour the incredible landscape of Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park in the sidecar of a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by a professional driver. Pick from among a range of destinations for your ride, customized to meet your interests, including Medicine Lake, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake, Athabasca Falls, Angel Glacier, Miette Hot Springs or Mount Edith Cavell. Along the way, spot local wildlife and listen to insightful commentary from your guide about the area’s history and natural scenery. Your motorcycle ride can accommodate up to two passengers and also includes round-trip transport from your hotel or the train station, and 1-, 2- or 3-hour ride options.
- Motorcycle and sidecar tour with professional driver, from Jasper
- Choose the length and destination of your itinerary for an unforgettable motorcycle tour on a Harley Davidson
- Visit some of the most scenic spots in Jasper, such as Medicine Lake, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake and Athabasca Falls
- Soak in hot pools fed by natural thermal water at Miette Hot Springs, set in the remote Fiddle Valley (if option chosen)
- Take a shorter tour if time is tight, seeing the lakes, vista points and scenic mountain roads just outside Jasper
- Feel confident with a professonal driver, provided safety gear and seating choice: behind the driver or in the sidecar
- Enjoy plenty of stops throughout your tour to take photos, switch places on the motorcycle, and stretch your legs
Take the ultimate ride through the Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park in the sidecar of a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by a professional rider. There’s no better feeling than exploring the sublime scenery of this beautiful outdoor area as you drive along in a classic motorcycle.
Meet your guide in Jasper on Patricia Street at a pre-determined time. If you need a pickup from your hotel or the train station, please refer to the pickup schedule in the Important Info tab. At the meeting point, get outfitted with motorcycle safety gear and get ready for your ride. Each motorcycle can accommodate up to two passengers, with one in the sidecar and another on the back of the bike with the driver.
During the course of your thrilling ride you’ll hear fascinating commentary from your driver about the history of Jasper and the many sights in the area. They’ll also check in periodically to ensure your comfort, and make any requested stops for photos or sightseeing. You’ll visit a variety of incredible sights along the way. Depending on the length of the trip you select, you may visit locations including Jasper Lakes, Athabasca Falls, Maligne Canyon and Medicine Lake, Mount Edith Cavell and Miette Hot Springs. Please see below for a full run-down of tour options.
Please note that any of the various riding options can be customized to suit your specific interests. Check with your guide before starting your trip, and they will do their best to accommodate your request given the time and road conditions on the day of your ride.
Choose from two options for a shorter ride:
Marmot Basin Road – Ride up the winding mountain road to Marmot Basin Road where you take in stunning views of the Athabasca Valley.
Jasper Lakes – Cruise around the outskirts of Jasper for photo ops of lakes and vista points with gorgeous scenery.
Choose from three options:
Athabasca Falls – Motor along the scenic and less-traveled highway 93A to Athabasca Falls. During a stop at the magnificent falls, you can take an easy walk across a foot bridge to reach the viewing platforms. Be amazed at the beauty of these falls and the enormous rush of water that cascades into the gorge.
Maligne Canyon and Medicine Lake – Enjoy the ride to Maligne Canyon, and then take a short walk across two bridges that span a 165 foot (50m) deep gorge, and view the waterfalls crashing into the canyon below. Then get back on the Harley and continue along a thrilling cliffside road that takes you to Medicine Lake, known for ‘vanishing’ every year! Dramatic mountain and forest landscape surrounds you as you drive.
Mount Edith Cavell – Twist up numerous switchbacks on an 11-mile (17 km) road up Mount Edith Cavell, a major peak in the Rockies. The road takes you close to the mountain's North Face, an area famous for moraines, alpine flowers, Cavell Meadows, and spectacular views of the Angel Glacier. (Not available during seasonal road closures).
Choose from two options:
Maligne Lake – You’ll travel along Maligne Road, famous for pristine scenery and wildlife sightings, with a stop at Maligne Canyon and Medicine Lake before continuing along the torrential Maligne River to Maligne Lake, the second largest glacier-fed lake in the world. You’ll have time to enjoy a snack or beverage (own expense) at a lakeside restaurant with a viewing deck that overlooks the biggest lake in the Canadian Rockies!
Miette Hot Springs – Wind through the wild Fiddle Valley to a remote hot spring nestled in the mountains. A small development boasts two hot pools fed by the hot springs, two cool pools, a restaurant and gift shop. Have time for a dip in the waters or enjoy a tasty snack on the outdoor patio (food and entrance fees at own expense) and take in the spectacular scenery and wildlife of the area.