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Banff Lake Cruise

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Banff Lake Cruise
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See the Rocky Mountains from a new perspective while touring beautiful Lake Minnewanka on a panoramic 1-hour interpretive cruise. Beginning from the western end of the largest lake in Banff, the Lake Minnewanka Cruise sets sail under towering peaks...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Lake Minnewanka Trail, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 866-606-6700
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All reviews boat ride wine and cheese awesome captain rear deck tour guide was informative great commentary nice boat interesting info nice tour second half great pics views of the mountains well worth the trip take photos great trip enjoy the scenery surrounding area
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

make sure you have enough space on your phone or camera as you cannot stop taking photos of the scenery. this is definitely a must if you are in the Banff area.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good lake and mountain view and cruise experience. Waited longer than expected (arrived around 10:00a but next cruise is 12:00), though...

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Thank Lennon406
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Really loved and enjoyed the lake and cruise it was one of the most awesome experience the staff was good and we both enjoyed it

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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Would do this again. What a fantastic way to spend some time on the water rather than on the shore, and you get to see sights you cannot see from land.

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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Sat October 7, was a perfect sunny day. The Captain tour guide and his pilot were competent, well organized and very knowledgeable. This lake is a must do!

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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We loved every minute of our time! Lake Minnewanka cruise, Glacier Adventure, Lake Louise, Banff Gondola. This was a 10! Hope to be back someday.

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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Beautiful area. Was bone aching cold day but much warmer in the boat. Our guide and driver were casual, funny and entertaining. Disappointed no wildlife to be seen but know that can't be controlled. Relaxed hour on the water.

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This was a very enjoyable cruise with awesome mountain and wildlife views. The staff is very professional and knowledgable. I would recomend this cruise to everyone to enjoy.

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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice way to see the lake and was wheelchair accessible too. It was a bit noisy at the back of the boat and we couldn’t hear the commentary but otherwise was a good trip

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I found the boat ride to be educational and beautiful. The captain and guide were wonderful! My daughter really enjoyed the cruise! I would recommend this

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It is very Pet Friendly.
June 30, 2018|
Response from Oz B | Property representative |
Dear Traveller, Advanced booking is recommended as tours during the peak of the day often sell out in advance. You can get the best deals and savings by booking directly on the Banff Jasper Collection website. Bookings made... More