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From Banff: Lake Louise Half-Day Winter Tour

From Banff: Lake Louise Half-Day Winter Tour

From US$ 68.79 per person

Discover Lake Louise, a vast frozen lake surrounded by snow and an amphitheater of snow-dusted mountain peaks.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • Look for wildlife along the scenic Bow Valley Highway
  • Enjoy the iconic views at Lake Louise
  • Get a detailed narration on the area's history and nature
  • Complimentary snowshoes for an introduction to snowshoeing.
Full description
Begin your journey with a scenic drive along Bow Valley Parkway to Lake Louise, where you may be lucky enough to spot wildlife. Once at Lake Louise, your guide can provide you with complimentary snowshoes and will lead you on an introduction to snowshoeing. Enjoy some free time at the lake and take an easy, quaint snowshoe walk through the serene woods and take in iconic views along the shoreline. Explore Lake Louise, a picture-perfect winter wonderland. The lake transforms into a real-life snow globe in the winter that has to be seen to be believed. Enjoy some hot chocolate and local maple taffy. Come and discover this winter wonderland for yourself.
  • Guided tour to Lake Louise
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Banff
  • Hot chocolate and a maple cookie snack
  • Snowshoes
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please wait at the public bus parking spot located behind the Mount Royal Hotel 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time. Your guide will be there within that 15-minute window of time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Thermal clothing
  • Warm clothing
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof shoes
  • Hat
  • Snow clothing
  • Warm shoes

Know before you go

  • The minimum age for this tour is 8 years old
  • Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by someone 18 years or older
  • All adults must sign a waiver prior to the tour and a waiver must also be completed by the parent or guardian of any child under the age of 18
  • Guests should dress in winter clothing for this trip including a winter jacket, snow pants, hats, mittens, and waterproof winter boots
Customer reviews

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We loved the views and knowledge our tour guide had. The only thing that didn’t work out for us was that our 9 year old found the snow shoes too difficult to maneuver. As a result, we did not snowshoe and just took advantage of the picture taking opportunity. Beautiful place!

December 21, 2021

January 14, 2022

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