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Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife

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    What to Expect
    Learn the stories behind the most famous natural and historic sights near the renowned resort town of Banff on this small-group, half-day tour. Discover the history and geology of the Banff area and get an overview of the unique landmarks that give this mountain town its distinctive flair.

    Start the day with a morning pickup in Banff, continuing onwards to some of the most scenic and historically significant highlights of Banff such as Bow Falls, the famous Banff Springs Hotel, Lake Minnewanka, and the Hoodoos and Bow Valley lookout. Keep your eyes peeled for elk, deer, bears and bighorn sheep as this is a great tour for seeing wildlife in the morning.

    Please note this tour is seasonal and only operates between April and mid-October.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please meet in the public bus parking area behind the Mt Royal Hotel (hotel address: 138 Banff Ave, Banff).
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Maple cookie snack, fresh water
    • Small group size (up to 24 guests per guide)
    • Hands on interpretive tools
    • Optional gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 4 participants.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    I had a great time with Discover Banff. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and funny. Her name was Raven and she made the trip so interactive and fun. I saw so much that I did not see if I would have toured this place by myself. Discover Banff showed showed me what Banff and the
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    Had a great guide thanks Aaron you made it fun as well as informative, would have given 5 but we didn’t see much in the way of wildlife. Probably as it was such a glorious sunny day.
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    We went on this tour today having just arrived in Banff for our first visit. Pete was a fantastic guide and extremely knowledgeable and personable. He knows so much about the history of Banff and all the different wildlife of the area. I highly recommend this tour because it’s
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    Great trip but no wildlife at all not even a squirell Great tour of Bnaff. Lots to see. Lot of good information about the area great guide. Learned a lot about the wildlife but they all were hiding.
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    We arrived in Banff late last night after a full day travelling. The Banff tour and its wildlife was our first thing to do. KATY our tour guide was brilliant. Lots of local knowledge and added humour. Thoroughly enjoyed it. The scenery is stunning and this trip ticks all the
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