Warm weather is here! Summer 2022 promises plenty of thrills, long sunny days, and endless ways to get out and explore this beautiful country of ours! Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park is the perfect place to unplug, recharge and unwind surrounded by the awesome power of nature this summer. As your all-access guide to adventure, Banff Adventures is here to help you explore every inch of the rugged wilderness safely, with countless activities designed to show you a new side of our gorgeous “backyard”! Whether you’re looking for the perfect spot to celebrate Canada Day, camp and relax, or treat yourself to the ultimate luxury getaway, Banff truly has something for everyone.
From families looking to introduce their littlest adventurers to the great outdoors to making the most of an exciting road trip with friends or reconnecting with your loved ones, there’s no shortage of ways to make the most of your time in the Rockies this Summer. Below, we’ll cover some of the must-experience activities in Banff National Park during the warmer months. Read on to learn more!
Hiking, Biking, and Canoeing
One of the best reasons to visit the Rockies is the chance to unplug from our busy everyday lives and connect with nature. Banff National Park is home to hundreds of trails, lakes, and gorgeous spaces making it perfect to explore by foot, bike, or by dipping your paddle into the still waters of the Bow River or Lake Minnewanka! Banff Adventures offers several rental options including canoes, mountain bikes (including helmets and locks), and other outdoor equipment to make it easy to adventure without having to worry about bringing your own gear to the mountains.
Looking for a more guided experience? Our sightseeing tours are a great way to see the region in a unique way. From riding in a vintage open-top coach to flexible hop-on/hop-off tours and exciting treks on the Columbia Icefield guided tours allow you to make long-lasting memories while ensuring you never miss a detail!
Banff and Yoho National Park are famous worldwide for epic rivers that are home to some of the best rapids you’ll find across the globe! Suitable for all experience levels, whitewater rafting is a thrilling way to make a splash and connect with your inner adrenaline seeker. Banff Adventures is proud to partner with Hydra River Guides to give you access to their exclusive river base located right on the banks of the Kicking Horse River, giving you an extra 60-90 minutes on the water and the added comfort of heated change rooms and warm showers post-trip!
Looking to try your hand at rappelling and experience the Rockies up close? Banff Adventure’s canyon tours allow you to take in breathtaking views and learn some new mountaineering skills under the watchful gaze of our trained guides. Traverse over waterfalls in Heart or Ghost canyon and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime, with all the gear and guidance you need included!
The Banff Gondola
Perfect as a stand-alone activity, or as an add-on adventure, the Banff Gondola presents one of the most spectacular ways to see the entire Bow Valley Region from new heights! Travel to the top of Sulphur Mountain and visit the stunning interpretative centre located 7500 ft above sea level. With family-friendly activities and fine dining available, soaring to the top of Banff is a great way to make new memories, snap breathtaking photos and make your trip to the Rockies extra special!
Plan the Ultimate Summer with Banff Adventures
Don’t miss your chance to make the most of summer! If you’re headed to the Rockies, Banff Adventures is here to help you plan the adventure of your dreams, one activity at a time! Contact us today to learn more about our summer activities and adventure packages in and around Banff National Park!
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