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Tunnel Mountain Drive
Tunnel Mountain Drive

Tunnel Mountain Drive

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Banff’s Buffalo Street transforms into the picturesque Tunnel Mountain Drive at Surprise Corner. It provides a view most visitors know before they’ve even seen it, as the area looks out on Banff’s most famous landmark, the historic Banff Springs Hotel, which has been featured in countless photos. The rest of the driving loop is equally beautiful with panoramic views of Bow Valley as it winds through pristine fir and pine forests. Even though Tunnel Mountain Drive is on the edge of Banff’s town limits, it’s common to see both elk and deer along the route. It’s also possible (especially in the spring and fall) to spot a black or grizzly bear in the area.

Whether jumping out of the car to explore Banff’s hoodoos (impressive geological formations) or to climb to the summit of Tunnel Mountain, the immense beauty of the Canadian Rockies is never far away. It’s even possible to spend the night in the mountain wilderness while remaining within walking distance of downtown. Hotels, cabin rentals, a youth hostel and several campgrounds lie along Tunnel Mountain Drive and most are only a little over a mile from town.

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Banff Day Trip from Calgary

Banff Day Trip from Calgary

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Spend the day exploring the incredible scenery of the Canadian Rockies during this day trip from Calgary to the mountain town of Banff and its surrounding attractions. Check out the surreal rock formations near Tunnel Mountain Drive, shaped by thousands of years of wind and rain. Then soar above Banff on board the Banff Gondola as you take in incredible views of the town and surrounding peaks. At the conclusion of the tour, you have the option of being dropped off in Banff for your own leisure before your shuttle departs back to Calgary. Your Banff day trip also includes round-trip transport from select hotels, coach transport, and gondola ride.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Banff City Sightseeing Tour - Roundtrip from Banff

Banff City Sightseeing Tour - Roundtrip from Banff

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Get a quick immersion in the stunning environment surrounding the city of Banff on this tour. Discover natural attractions like the hoodoos, strange rock pillars twisted by millions of years of wind, and take in fantastic views on a Banff Gondola ride up to Sulphur Mountain. You can also upgrade to include a cruise on placid Lake Minnewanka. This Banff sightseeing tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive & Walk with our Discover the Rockies Package

Listen to a Tour Guide as You Drive & Walk with our Discover the Rockies Package

'Discover the Rockies' package includes: Two Walking Tours. Your phone becomes your tour guide as you explore Banff & Canmore with two GPS-guided audio walking tours! Each with 30 fully narrated points of interest. Driving Tour. Listen to a tour guide as you drive between Calgary, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Sunshine Village & Nakiska! Over 50 points of interest. Freedom. No directions or time limits. Stop at as many sights & attractions as you like. Start / stop anywhere. Travel in any direction along route. Hands Free. Fun audio clips play automatically as you drive. Live GPS map. No data used during tour. Easy to Use. Download the app. Select the tour. Go! Family Friendly. Fun Tripvia Guides keep you laughing & engaged along the way! Trivia Fun. Each point of interest has a fun multiple choice trivia question. Keep score or just listen! Inexpensive. Only 1 tour booking needed per vehicle / group. Play audio through vehicle's stereo so everyone can hear.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Sights of Banff GPS-Guided Audio Walking Tour

The Sights of Banff GPS-Guided Audio Walking Tour

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Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you explore incredible Banff! Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices. Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play! On this 5 km (return) sightseeing tour, you'll explore Banff's past as well as it's present as we point out historical buildings, sculptures, sights & attractions. Highlights include the Banff Administration Building, Luxton Home Museum, Central Park & the Cascades of Time Gardens! Don't just see the beauty of Banff, hear what it has to say! The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer. See your score as you go! Getting started is easy, just book the tour, download the app and go. Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour too.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Banff City Sightseeing Tour - Roundtrip from Canmore

Banff City Sightseeing Tour - Roundtrip from Canmore

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Discover the Canadian Rockies' favorite resort town and its beautiful environment on a guided tour of Banff. You'll visit the intriguing hoodoos earth pillars shaped by centuries of wind, then spot where Banff's history began. Ride up Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola, and enhance your experience with a boat cruise on the majestic Lake Minnewanka (if you choose the upgrade option). Canmore hotel pickup and dropoff is included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Experience Banff National Park and Lake Louise | Private Sightseeing

Experience Banff National Park and Lake Louise | Private Sightseeing

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Experience the picturesque scenery of the Canadian Rockies during this day trip from Calgary to Banff National Park – Lake Louise. Canada’s first national park, one of the world’s best destination spots. Whether you only have a short stay in Calgary, ABest Experience™ is here to make your trip a memorable one. No Rush ... No Hassle sightseeing tour of Banff, Lake Louise, and Moraine Lake is the highlights of this 10 hour (approx.) Day Tour from Calgary. Visit Canada's first national park and take in the scenic views around Banff Town, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake. A free time to explore around Banff Town, Bow falls, Secret Corner, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Lake Minnewanka and Two Jack Lake. Round-Trip Transportation from Calgary. • Update: We only offer a Private Tour exclusively for your group and family, We will follow the strict health guidelines to operate this Private Tour to the highest safety standard. Together we will still enjoy traveling and experiencing Banff National Park.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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Tunnel Mountain Drive hours of operation: Daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Tunnel Mountain Drive can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 6 Tunnel Mountain Drive tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Tunnel Mountain Drive costs USD 4.84. Guided Tunnel Mountain Drive tours start around USD 4.84 per person. See all 6 Tunnel Mountain Drive tickets and tours on Viator.

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