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Featured Tours & Excursions

Experience It All


See and do more on your journey by booking one of our carefully curated packages with sightseeing tours before, during, or after your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey.  We’ve partnered with the best tour operators to offer a wide array of unforgettable activities, from scenic gondola rides to glacier hikes.


Banff Highlights

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Banff National Park. Among the highlights are visits to Bow Falls, the Banff Gondola (admission included), Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. 


Banff Gondola

Ascend Sulphur Mountain in style and get a bird's-eye view of six stunning mountain ranges from its summit. Once you reach the top, you’ll be free to hike, dine, or just take in the view from the rooftop observation deck.

Yoho Park including Lake Louise

A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location.  


Calgary to Banff Tour

Begin with a sightseeing tour of Banff. See Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner as well as the Hoodoos. A scenic trip on the Banff Gondola is included in this tour. 


Ice Explorer

Tour the Athabasca Glacier in a giant six-wheel drive Ice Explorer vehicle while your guide explains the history of this ancient glacier and points out interesting geological features. Think of it like a "monster-truck meets glacier" adventure where you learn new things!


Jasper Highlights Tour

Experience all the beauty of Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Canada's largest national park. Enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions, including Maligne Lake—the largest natural lake in the Canadian Rockies.

Glacier Skywalk

Consisting of a 400 metre (1,640 feet) interpretive boardwalk and a glass-floored observation platform extending 30 metres (98 feet) out over the Sunwapta Valley, Glacier Skywalk takes spectacular scenery and a rare view of nature to unbelievable heights. The award-winning architecture of the Skywalk is a feat of contemporary design. 

Lake Louise

Voyageur Canoe Experience

Canoes are a historic way in which to experience Lake Louise as they have been on the water for over a century. Paddle on the sparkling emerald surface of the lake from the comfort of an authentic 26’ cedar strip group canoe. As you journey across the lake, your guide will share local stories about the wildlife, the indigenous people, and the early explorers. 

Walking Trails

Only about 50 kilometres (31 miles) East of Banff, Lake Louise offers amazing picturesque views. The sparkling blue-green alpine lake is nestled at the foot of the Victoria Glacier, creating an epic backdrop no matter the time of day. Walk along one of the many trails located at the surrounding mountain ranges for spectacular views of the area. 


Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge

The Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain Tour takes you to the amazing temperate rainforest of Vancouver’s North Shore. Stops include Capilano Fish Hatchery, Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain. Make sure you visit Coola & Grinder, the resident grizzly bears at Grouse Mountain! 

Sea Safari

Experience the Howe Sound coastline on a “Sea Safari”.  Spend an unforgettable 2 hours cruising along the water’s surface, surrounded by BC’s unique Coastal Mountains, taking pictures with seals bathing in the sun, or cruising through the waves on our natural roller coaster. 

Cycling Grand Tour of Vancouver

Experience many neighbourhoods in a short time with a cycling tour of Vancouver. See Stanley Park, English Bay, Granville Island (Aquabus Ride on False Creek included), False Creek, Chinatown, Gastown, and Coal Harbour.  


Butchart Gardens

This must-see attraction is located in the quaint Brentwood Bay area outside Victoria, on serene Vancouver Island. Stop and smell thousands of roses and other flowers that flourish amid rolling landscapes and themed gardens. Check out the lovely little gift shop, charming restaurant, gelatoria, and plant identification shop.

Vancouver to Victoria by scenic seaplane

Take a 35-minute flight from downtown Vancouver to the downtown harbour of Victoria.