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Explore Banff with Gondola Ride from Calgary

Learn about the geology, history and wildlife of Banff National Park while exploring the charming town's incredible surroundings on this enjoyable day tour which includes a spectacular Gondola trip to the summit of Sulphur Mountain.

Beginning with a scenic 2-hour drive through picturesque prairies, rolling hills and towering snow-capped mountains, this tour focuses on the town of Banff and its stunning National Park surroundings.

Upon arrival at this alpine-esque utopia, visit some of its most photogenic sites including Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, Lake Minnewanka and the Hoodoo rock formations.

Hop on the Banff Gondola for a breathtaking ride to the peak of Sulphur Mountain - at the summit, as well as the panoramic 360 degree views across six mountain ranges, there is an interactive trail and multiple observation points.

Complete the day with a historial tour of Lake Minnewanka on the Lake Minnewanka Cruise* (*included between May 22 - Oct 11) before your coach transfer back to Calgary.

Experience Includes

  • Tour exploring Banff and its scenic surroundings
  • See Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Hoodoo rock formations, Lake Minnewanka Loop and more
  • Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain
  • Transportation including hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Informative expert guide
  • Lake Minnewanka Cruise* (*included between May 22 - Oct 11)

Experience Excludes

  • Refreshments
  • Optional gratuities


Daily from 1 May to 14 Oct.

Start times



9.5 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Present your voucher to the guide at the start of the tour.
  • The exact itinerary and route is subject to change depending on local conditions.
  • Guests aged 6-15 years old are eligible for the Child rate. Children aged five or younger may travel for free when sharing a seat with an adult.
  • Cancellation Policy: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled prior to your holiday departure date. No refunds are given for cancellations made post departure.