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Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took in the various viewing points on this worthwhile drive. Gets good views of the Fairmont and Sulphur Mountain

Thank David G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Rocky mountains soar around you & lakes surprise you. Very scenic and you might even see some wildlife.The city of Banff is so nice and be sure to do the Banff Gondola. (you can get to it on the city bus). At the top is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great drive with mountain views everywhere you turn. You get out to take a picture and on your way back to the car you see the incredible views behind you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the road is good and you can do the loop from Banff to Banff stopping at the hoodoos. An eagles view of the Fairmont Chateau from the Hoodoos viewpoint.

Thank Chezsmall
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Though said to be the site of the original tunnel to be made and later dispensed with for the railways the name has stuck nonetheless

Thank NayantSavani
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

This drive coonects tunnel mountain, past the Banff Conference centre and into town. It is narrow, windy, and really pretty but there are no footpaths on either side of the road - take caution if you plan to run or walk this route

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

I have driven this many times in my life and I love driving this bit of road, it is scenic, and not busy in the spring and fall. It is absolutely worth taking the long way some times.

Thank Ian K
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

We went up with this great bus service they have through Banff. What an excellent service. Brilliant scenery. Great staff on the bus. Senior discounts. Happy tourists.

Thank Kath107
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

On our recent trip to Banff, the first day was overcast and many of the majestic peaks were shrouded from view! When the next day gifted us with sunshine and bright blue skies, a trip up Tunnel Mountain Drive was a must! In the early...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Driving through the Tunnel Mountain Drive may yield some incredible wildlife photo ops for your passenger. As well as the various falls, cliffs and mountainous plateaus which can be breathtaking.

Thank Michael B
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TourGB14
May 7, 2016|
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Response from ggirtel | Reviewed this property |
Or... you can just drive along it slowly. Most of the spots are well marked. The speed limit is fairly low, and most people in Banff are not in a hurry, so taking a slow drive won't aggravate too many. This is a quote... More
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