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Canmore Cave Tours operates year-round tours in Rat's Nest Cave, near Canmore, Alberta, Canada. For those seeking as much excitement as possible, including squeezes, rappels, and other adrenaline-inducing activities we offer a 6-hour "Adventure...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
+1 877-317-1178
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The experience we had with Louise Stephens as our guide for the day was just unforgettable. She put our needs and made sure we had everything needed to enjoy the entire day. I’ve travelled a lot and she ranks up there with the absolute best....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

3 generations of family enjoyed a guided hike including fossil finding and introduction to the Rat’s Nest Cave. Tiffany our guide was friendly and patient with our crew. She had lots of interesting details about the natural beauty of the area and hidden treasures found...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My boyfriend and I had one day left in Banff and wanted to do something different so we booked this tour. At first I was a bit nervous but Brandon, our guide reassured me the whole way and was incredibly knowledgable. The 6 hours flew...More

Thank alfresco2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did this tour today, one of the most amazing things we did on our trip, highly recommended, out guide Brandon was very knowledgeable and funny. And put us all at ease, certainly knew his stuff and is a credit to the company would definitely do...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cave tour was the highlight of my trip! I went with my teenage son -we booked the adventure tour and we both had a blast. Our guide was both very knowledgeable and very funny. He also did a great job encouraging people to explore...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are multiple tours to choose from. We did the "adventure" tour, which includes a rappel, some tight squeezes, and all the things you see on the "explorer" tour. Husband and I (late 20s) loved it! The hike to the cave was probably the most...More

2  Thank Snoozen321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trip in August with my 10 year old son and 12 year old daughter. They LOVED it. I was a little nervous at first but the guide (Sarah) was terrific and was calm, supportive, super knowledgable and great with kids and adults alike. A terrific...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a 49 year old male, 6 foot 3 inches tall 225lbs. I knew I was uncomfortable in tight spaces but never really challenged myself to find my limits. I found this fantastic adventure tour to be a real test of my abilities in...More

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great adventure, I feel privileged that our family got to experience this. You will need to be in decent physical shape as there is a strenuous hike up to the cave and back down. Once inside, you will shimmy, crawl, crab, slither and use your...More

Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great guide, very informative briefing, equipment provided even energy bars (yummy). This is quite a strenuous activity and such great fun with a sense of achievement and exhilaration as you squeeze through gaps (optional) and haul yourself up and down rocks. Couldn’t recommend it enough...More

Thank Kate H
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Claudia G
December 28, 2017|
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Response from Adam W | Property representative |
Hi Claudia, thank you for the question. Our cave tours are available year-round thanks to the constant temperature inside the cave. There is a 30-40 minute hike to access the cave so it is important to dress appropriately... More
December 3, 2017|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
At 220lb I managed to make it everywhere within the cave system that our guide took us. Yes some of the squeezes were tight, but I made it through. We were on the short tour (2 hours in cave) and there were 2 optional... More
September 28, 2017|
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Response from Sri G | Reviewed this property |
Have to use the bushes. No toilet facilities on site.