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Banff Ghost Walks

Banff Ghost Walks

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Nestled beneath the peaks of Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade, Banff is considered among Alberta’s must-see destinations—but away from the spectacular scenery lies a ghostly past only the bravest visitors can uncover. On this spooky evening walking tour, follow your guide through Banff’s historic streets and hear spine-chilling tales from beyond the grave. Learn of the unsolved crimes and terrifying encounters that haunt Banff’s dim and distant past.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.68
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$25.68
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Not only do you get to learn about some spooky Banff stories, but you also get great insight into some history of Banff.

Sam was super knowledgeable and really entertaining! We really enjoyed the tour! I would highly recommend checking this out!

Jennifer_H, Sep 2020

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Winter Tour: Discover Lake Louise

Winter Tour: Discover Lake Louise

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Widely considered the Banff National Park’s top attraction, Lake Louise is transformed in winter into a snowy wonderland—but booking transportation to reach it independently from Banff is time-consuming. This hassle-free transfer service includes round-trip travel from central Banff, with interpretive commentary from your guide along the way. Enjoy free time to explore Lake Louise at leisure, with snow-shoes and warming refreshments included.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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$66.60
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$66.60

Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon

Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon

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Immerse yourself in Canada's stunning winter landscape on a 4-hour snowshoe tour from Banff to Kootenay National Park. Follow your guide through Marble Canyon and keep your eyes peeled for moose and wolf tracks. The 2-mile (3km) route is along mostly flat terrain and perfect for first time snowshoers. You also enjoy a hot chocolate break with the opportunity to make your own maple taffy in the snow.
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  • 4 hours
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$65.80
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$65.80

Creepy Calgary Ghost Tour

Creepy Calgary Ghost Tour

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For a night out with a difference, embark on this adult-only ghost tour of Calgary by sidecar. You’ll travel to historic parts of the city, including Fort Calgary, Inglewood, and Scotsman’s Hill. Along the way, hear spooky tales of notorious Calgary residents, hauntings, and dark history, and pause for non-alcoholic refreshments—or an alcoholic drink at your own expense—at historic pubs.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$292.55
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$292.55
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Returning 2021 > Banff Private Walking Tours

Returning 2021 > Banff Private Walking Tours

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Skip the crowded tours and enjoy a more intimate view of Banff with this private and personalized walking tour. In the company of just your party (up to 10 people) and a guide, explore Banff at your own pace and discover such places as Cascade Gardens and the Bow River Trail.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$220.66
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Classic Banff 1-Day Tour: Calgary, Banff, Sulphur Mountain, Johnston Canyon

Classic Banff 1-Day Tour: Calgary, Banff, Sulphur Mountain, Johnston Canyon

Banff Old Town: The scenery of the mountains and rivers with the human history, and stroll through the caves and basins of the National Historic Site Fairmont Hotel Lunch: The high-quality ingredients, cooking method, exquisite display, and all the details, those can bring you to a delicate lunch. Bird’s Eye View of Banff: Take the 【Sulphur Mountain】Gondola for a panorama view of Banff at the altitude of 2900 ft. on the mountain.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.06
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$84.06
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Cowboys and Coal Mines - 1.5 hrs Walking Tour

Cowboys and Coal Mines - 1.5 hrs Walking Tour

Join our local guides for an immersive historical walking tour of Canmore. Learn about the hardy pioneers, wild cowboys, and loyal miners who came together to create a community that just wouldn't quit! Time: 1.5 hour round trip Distance: 3-5km / 2-3mi Elevation: Mostly flat
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.18
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$28.18

Explore The City That Moved in Historic Walking Tour Through Strathmore

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Explore The City That Moved in Historic Walking Tour Through Strathmore

The On This Spot app takes people on guided walking tours through the history that surrounds them. At each stop on their journey users will find themselves standing on the spot a historic photo was taken. They can view a then and now photo comparison, use the built in camera to create their own, and read about local history and how it ties into the broader human experience. Based in Vancouver, On This Spot is working with heritage, tourism, and business organizations across Canada to expand the app's coverage.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$3.67
$4.59
$0.92 savings
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Dinosaur World 1 Day: Drumheller-Badland-Hoodoo-Mine National Historic

Dinosaur World 1 Day: Drumheller-Badland-Hoodoo-Mine National Historic

If you see the world’s largest dinosaur, you’re in the right place. The towering replica – 4.5 times the size of a real T-rex ※ Learn something: The Royal Tyrrell Museum will have you needing out in no time. It’s home to some of the most remarkable prehistoric specimens ever unearthed. That includes an armored nodosaur that is so amazingly well preserved that it looks more like a statue than a fossil. ※ Cretaceous outdoors: Take a self-guided tour through the Badlands
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$69.54
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$69.54

The Best of Calgary Walking Tour

The Best of Calgary Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Do you consider yourself an animal lover? How about festivals? The 10-day Calgary Stampede can trace its roots back to the 1880s and is the highlight of Calgary's summer, cementing this Alberta city's reputation as Canada's "Stampede City”. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Calgary. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$477.50
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Romantic tour in Calgary

Romantic tour in Calgary

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Do you consider yourself as a couple of animal lovers? How about adventurous festivals? The 10-day Calgary Stampede can trace its roots back to the 1880s and is the highlight of Calgary's summer, cementing this Alberta city's reputation as Canada's "Stampede City”. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$477.50
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The Best of Edmonton Walking Tour

The Best of Edmonton Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Do you consider yourself a fan of impressive architecture? An visual art lover perhaps? A twisting modernist building on Sir Winston Churchill Square, the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton is dedicated to visual arts with an emphasis on Western Canada. The gallery features changing and traveling exhibitions and maintains an extensive collection of more than 6,000 pieces. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Edmonton. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$477.50
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$477.50
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Romantic tour in Edmonton

Romantic tour in Edmonton

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Want to impress your sweetheart with an astonishing taste in architecture? Maybe you are dating a visual art lover? A twisting modernist building on Sir Winston Churchill Square, the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton is dedicated to visual arts with an emphasis on Western Canada. The gallery features changing and traveling exhibitions and maintains an extensive collection of more than 6,000 pieces.This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$477.50
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$477.50
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The Best of Whistler Walking Tour

The Best of Whistler Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. A big fan of winter sports, cold climate and immense forests? Whistler and Blackcomb are the perfect mountains to explore. Isn’t this the best option to get in touch with the purity of nature? And to realize how small one is on this planet? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Whistler. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$477.50
per group
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$477.50
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Romantic tour in Whistler

Romantic tour in Whistler

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Is your lover a big fan of winter sports, cold climate and immense forests? Whistler and Blackcomb are the perfect mountains to explore. Isn’t this the best option for you both to get in touch with the purity of nature? And to realize how small one is? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$477.50
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Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour of Downtown Canmore

Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour of Downtown Canmore

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Your phone becomes your tour guide as you explore Canmore with a self-guided audio walking tour! See the sights and sounds of Canmore with the help of our professional tour guide! Just walk and listen to the tour, or stop and play the trivia challenge game at each POI. Live GPS map show where you are and where to go next! No data used during tour. Freedom Explore at your own pace with knowledgeable & entertaining tour guides for a fraction of what a live tour would cost! Easy As you walk close to a point of interest, the audio will automatically play from your device. No data used during tour (d/l on WIFI before). Navigate Each tour has a pre-set route with a live GPS map. Easily navigate to the next tour stop and explore as much as you like. Booking Options The number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to. Starbucks To meet the minimum price for this booking service, we're including a $5 Starbucks e-card.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$4.59
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$4.59

Self-Guided Audio Driving tour between Lake Louise and Calgary

Self-Guided Audio Driving tour between Lake Louise and Calgary

Listen to a tour guide as you drive with the Tripvia Tours app! 50 total points of interest (24 you'll drive right past). Our fun tour guides will point out mountains, tourist attractions, sights, cities & towns; and tell you all about the animals, geography, historical events & people unique to the area! Main Route Trans-Canada hwy 1. Tour experience is the same in any direction. Start anywhere. Secondary Route Hwy 40 to Kananaskis Freedom No time constraints. Stop at as many attractions as you like. 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! All Ages Entertaining Tripvia Guides keep you & your family 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. Play audio through vehicle's stereo so everyone can hear.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.11
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$6.11
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Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour of Banff Avenue & Central Park

Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour of Banff Avenue & Central Park

Your phone becomes your tour guide as you explore Banff with a self-guided audio walking tour. We'll show you, and tell you all about the sights and sounds of this iconic mountain town! Just walk and listen to the tour, or stop and play the trivia challenge game at each POI. Live GPS map show where you are and where to go next! No data used during tour. Freedom Explore at your own pace with knowledgeable & entertaining tour guides for a fraction of what a live tour would cost! Easy As you walk close to a point of interest, the audio will automatically play from your device. No data used during tour (d/l on WIFI before). Navigate Each tour has a pre-set route with a live GPS map. Easily navigate to the next tour stop and explore as much as you like. Booking Options The number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to. Starbucks To meet the minimum price for this booking service, we're including a $5 Starbucks e-card.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.11
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$6.11

Drumheller & Horseshoe Canyon 1-Day Tour

Drumheller & Horseshoe Canyon 1-Day Tour

Uncover your inner archaeologist as you look for fossils and learn about the prehistoric creatures that roamed the hills and grasslands outside of Alberta's capital. Visit Drumheller on this full-day excursion, explore rugged canyonlands, and get-up close looks at monolothic hoodoo rock formations.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.77
Price varies by group size
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$91.77
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Mohkinstsis Walking Tour - Explore Calgary's Indigenous History

Mohkinstsis Walking Tour - Explore Calgary's Indigenous History

This is Calgary's only Indigenous walking tour where you will hear traditional stories and learn about Indigenous culture and history from your guide who is from the Blood Tribe of southern Alberta and grew up on reserve. Tarra Wright Many Chief is the owner and head tour guide of Many Chief Tours. She’s a successful tourism consultant who grew up on nearby Kainai Reserve (Blood Tribe) and now she has created her own tourism business. Tarra walks guests through St. Patrick’s Island and shares personal stories, explains some cultural traditions of her family, and explains the cultural significance of this location to the Blackfoot people where the Bow and Elbow Rivers meet.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.10
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$32.10
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