Kid playing in Central Park in Banff
The Wildlife on the Bow Big Canoe Tour at dock
Calf roping fun at the Cowboy Cookout

Fun for the whole family!

Little Adventurers


Itinerary Details

Activity Level
Moderate / Active
May - Sep
10 - 60 minute drive

During the summer months, Banff National Park has something for everyone! Suitable for all ages, make the most of family time and create life-long memories throughout this 4 day itinerary. 

Day 1

Banff Gondola is a great way to start your visit to Banff! Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain, take in the views along the boardwalk and learn about the history and wildlife of Banff National Park at the interactive centre! Parents and children dig deeper into the world around us with self-guided activities and adventures.

In the evening, take your new found knowledge of the park on our Evening Wildlife Safari and spend a couple of hours safely watching Rocky Mountain critters. Your local wildlife expert & guide will travel to the hotspots where you are most likely to see the animals. You might spot an elk sauntering across a clearing or sometimes (if you are extra, extra lucky) see a bear snuffling through a berry bush. You’ll also learn about how the park protects these animals and their natural habitat from many threats to the ecosystem. 

Banff Gondola in Summer

From $66
Experience a bird's eye view of six mountain ranges from Sulphur Mountain. The Banff Gondola doesn't disappoint.

Evening Wildlife Safari

From: $72.60
Your best chance to get up close with some of Banff’s wildest residents.

Day 2

Start your day with an adventure on our Big Canoe Tour with our fantastic interpretive guides. Starting at the Banff Canoe Club you'll take a guided paddle up the Bow River with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the views and spot wildlife.

For dinner, immerse yourself in the Old West charm as you embark on a wagon ride along the scenic Bow River. The journey takes you to the historic 3 Mile Cabin, nestled amidst the picturesque beauty of Banff National Park. Once you arrive at the cabin, get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a mouthwatering steak dinner. Whilst you await your western BBQ, why not see who is the natureal lasso-er in the family! 

Big Canoe Tours

From $67
A fun way to explore the beautiful waterways of Banff National Park.

Cowboy Cookout

From $129
A cowboy experience for all the family to enjoy. Ride by horseback or wagon and meet for a BBQ meal.

Day 3

A visit to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake is a must! For your final full day, it's the perfect location to snap those family photos that you'll look back on for years to come.

You'll need to park at the Lake Lousie Ski Resort to hop onto the lake shuttles, so why not make a stop at Lake Louise Summer Sightseeing Gondola. It is a great activity for all-ages, with some of the best chances to spot wild grizzly bears. Once you've taken in the stunning views, it's time to visit the lakes! Whether you're wishing to see Moraine Lake only or include a stop at Lake Louise, the Moraine Lake Shuttle makes getting between Lake Louise Ski Resort and the two lakes very easy. 

Lake Louise Gondola

From $62
Ride the Lake Louise Summer Gondola taking in breathtaking views.

Moraine Lake Shuttle

From $49
Access the stunning Moraine Lake and enjoy spectacular views.
  • Wildlife tours are very popular. We'd recommend booking in advance to secure your spots.
  • Parking is limited in Banff and Lake Louise - learn how to get around and where to park
  • Wildlife viewings are not guarenteed but we will try our best

We're here to help

Got questions? We would love to chat with you. Our team of expert staff are ready to help create your dream mountain adventure!

Get in touch on 403 -762 -4554 

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