Canadian Rockies
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Canmore: 3-Hour Canyons and Cave Paintings Hiking Tour

1. Canmore: 3-Hour Canyons and Cave Paintings Hiking Tour

Embark on a hiking tour by meeting your guide at the designated meeting point. From there, depart on a short 15-minute drive to the trailhead.  Explore the narrow-walled creek bed which twists and turns for many kilometers. Reach a fork in the creek bed as the smooth limestone walls get steeper and steeper. Head right to see a glistening waterfall.  Discover ancient, indigenous pictographs hidden in the cave walls and learn about the history that has almost been lost in time. The tour is offered in the summer and winter.  In the winter, ice cleats and hiking poles are supplied. Exploring the canyon in the winter is a very unique and rewarding experience. Go deep into the canyon with your ice cleats allowing you to go into more unexplored areas.

Canadian Rockies: Abraham Lake Ice Bubbles Helicopter Tour

2. Canadian Rockies: Abraham Lake Ice Bubbles Helicopter Tour

Start the day at the base with a hearty hot buffet that might include stew, chili or soup with freshly made bread, dessert and a side salad, veggies or fruit. Then, embark on your helicopter flight over Abraham Lake. Fly over the Canadian Rockies to Landslide Lake for breathtaking views and an experience you will never forget. Admire the impressive fierceness of the massive mountains as you fly close to them. Pass over 6 different astonishing glaciers surrounded by frozen lakes and waterfalls.  After landing at Landslide Lake, go on a guided snowshoe tour with complimentary hot chocolate and Irish cream. Then, head back to base by Helicopter taking a different route back with equally spectacular views of the Rockies and valleys. When you return to base, take a seat around a fire to warm up your toes. Roast some marshmallows as you enjoy complimentary coffee or tea. Finally, take a guided tour of the Bubbles on Abraham Lake. Marvel at this natural phenomenon of methane gas getting trapped in the ice, a mesmerizing sight that makes for great pictures and attracts a lot of attention on social media platforms.

Canadian Rockies: Scenic Winter Helicopter & Snowshoe Tour

3. Canadian Rockies: Scenic Winter Helicopter & Snowshoe Tour

Treat yourself to a Heli Snowshoeing Adventure in the Canadian Rockies and see them from a different perspective. Admire stunning, birds-eye views of the snowy mountains, frozen lakes, and glaciers as you soar above them in a helicopter. Then, your pilot will land at a high alpine meadow with over 2 meters of snow or at the at the confluence, where Cline River and Waterfalls Creek meet. From there, set off on an exciting 1-hour snowshoe adventure to a frozen waterfall. Warmup half-way through your snowshoe with a complimentary hot chocolate and Irish cream in the wilderness. Once you’ve enjoyed your drink and have snowshoed back to the helicopter, you will climb back to the base.  This tour is suitable for the whole family or just for two, with 20-minute or 30-minute helicopter rides to choose from.

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What people are saying about Canadian Rockies

Best tour we have ever done! Really kind employees! The tour guide was super funny and you can see he really loves his job. The view out of the helicopter was amazing and the snowshoeing was super fun as well. We booked last minute so they didn‘t have lots of time to plan, nevertheless they made pie, bread and lots of other things for lunch! The whole team works together. I would really recommend this tour to everyone, you won't regret it!

Had the greatest helicopter and snowshoe adventure last week! Everything was perfect, including the hot lunch afterwards. This is an experience to remember! I would highly recommend to all adventure seekers.

Our guide was super informative and his relaxed demeanour was very enjoyable and appreciated. He knew his stuff and you could feel his passion for Grotto Mountain and it’s history.

Guide was very knowledge and interesting to to talk to.

We had a great time, and the guide was very informative