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Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure

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Discover the power of nature on the Glacier Adventure – the must-do experience in the Canadian Rockies. At the heart of the incredible Icefields Parkway is one of the largest non-polar ice fields in the world. Here, you’ll travel on a massive Ice...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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301 Highway 93, | Icefields Parkway, Jasper National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped off here en route from Banff to Jasper. I visited here in 1987 and it's changed a lot, not least in how far the glacier has retreated in that time. Going onto the glacier was quite an experience. Our guide was named (in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dabran
Reviewed 5 days ago

The view is spectacular. The employees, from the ticket person to the drivers , are fantastic and fun. The ride on the snow mobile is a once in a lifetime experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dean K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great buck-list item for us, you get to walk on a glacier as part of the tour. The guides were informative and entertaining. Make sure you have lots of time if your driving from Banff the distances from Banff were somewhat unclear...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank susanpU8741UZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour drives you on top of the glacier, where you can stay for ~30 minutes. Sure, you'll have better glacier experiences in Alaska or Patagonia, but every glacier is majestic, and we still enjoyed our brief time on these glaciers crammed with other tourists....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

There are two activities that you can do here. One is the Glacier Adventure and skywalk. These adventure are a little bit pricey so I took the liberty of grading it 3 out of 5 thats for the value of the money. Also it is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank siegfr3d
KarolaneD1, Front Office Manager at Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi siegfr3d, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the value of the tour. Although there is no cell phone service on the Icefields Parkway, we do offer free wifi at the...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018

I read all the reviews about the Glacier that the bus tour is amazing and one not to miss. Based all reviews, we paid $107.00 per person for the bus tour to the Glacier and the walkway. SAVE your money. The bus ride to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mrouge900
KarolaneD1, Front Office Manager at Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Hi mrouge, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry to hear your trip did not meet your expectations. As opposed to snow capped mountains, glaciers form when snow remains in the same area year-round, where over time, enough snow accumulates...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018

It's an amazing experience and a thrilling one. Very comfortable experience. The trips wer arranged from Banff through a tour group and the entire trips were amazing.More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank maax m
KarolaneD1, Front Office Manager at Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Hi maax m, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip out to the Columbia Icefield and your Glacier Adventure Tour with us! We hope you took away some interesting information about the glacier...More

Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

This is truly unforgettable experiences in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Even with smoke and dirt from wildfire still cannot cover it scenario!More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank imparimz
KarolaneD1, Front Office Manager at Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Hi imparimz, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Columbia Icefield, despite the smoke in the air! Wildfires in the summer are a reality for us out in the mountains. We...More

Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience getting to actually go out on a active glacier. Plan and get tickets in advance so you won’t be disappointed. This is a must see when you are visiting the ice field parkway.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank charliemail
KarolaneD1, Front Office Manager at Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Hi charliemail, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Glacier Adventure Tour with us! We are a very busy attraction, especially during the summer months. We always recommend purchasing tickets and booking a time in...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Wonderful experience, the Tour Guides were very informative, it was like being at home (the Tour Guide to the Glacier was Aussie). Do yourself a favour add this experience to your bucket list.More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kim C
KarolaneD1, Front Office Manager at Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Hi Kim C, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Glacier Adventure Tour with us and your driver/guide was able to make your experience all the more memorable! We hope you took away some interesting...More

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KeithM1704
January 24, 2019|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the total Glacier Adventure will take 2 to 3 hours. You will take a bus from the icefields centre to the glacier tour, then return to the icefields centre and take a bus to the viewing platform. After the viewing... More
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suvadeet
November 4, 2018|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
The Glacier Tour and Viewing Platform tour took approximately 2 hours in total. You will taking a bus to each location which are both in close proximity to the Icefield Center
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