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Hop-On and Hop-Off Banff Bus

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    Hop-On Banff Stops and Sights

    Route Duration: 8 hours

    Stops on the Hop-On Banff Stops and Sights:
    • 345 Banff Ave - Moose Hotel and Suites, 345 Banff Avenue
    • Banff Train Station - Buses depart from directly out front of the Station.
    • Johnston Canyon Resort - Pick up and drop-off directly at trailhead in front of the Johnston Canyon Resort
    • Unnamed Road - Pick up and drop-off directly in front of The Lodge of the Ten Peaks
    • Samson Mall - Pick up and drop-off directly in front of Wilson Sports
    • 111 Lake Louise Dr - Pick up and drop-off is directly in front of the Chateau Lake Louise. Located 50 feet to the right of the main lobby entrance when facing the hotel.
    • 622 Moraine Lake Rd - Pick up and drop-off directly by the Lake Shore
    Attractions on the Hop-On Banff Stops and Sights:

    Bow Valley Parkway / Temple Mountain

    Operates: ******IMPORTANT NOTICE******** Due to construction on the Bow Valley Parkway starting on September 5th we are unable to offer our regular schedule from that date. We have created an alternative schedule that will permit you to visit the 4 main stops we offer and still enjoy the beautiful scenery. Find details here: https://www.hoponbanff.com/schedule-sept-5th-to-oct-2nd Departing the Moose Hotel and Suites on Banff Avenue at 7:45am, 9:30am, 12:15pm, and 3:05pm or the Banff Train Station at 7:50am, 9:35am, 12:15pm, and 3:05pm and looping around Johnston Canyon, Lake Louise Gondola, Lake Louise Village (Samson Mall), Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and then looping back to the Banff Train Station in reverse order with the last bus arriving in Banff at 5:45pm every day. On board each bus is an English-speaking host that will provide knowledge of the area, colorful stories, and also act as a personal concierge that can book other activities, simply take your photo, or even make dinner reservations for you. Connect with spectacular scenery. Explore the Banff Townsite at your own pace, rent a bike, hit the hot springs, or do some shopping.  Hop off at Johnston Canyon and hike up to the beautiful Upper and Lower Falls or even go all the way up to the famous Ink Pots.  Soar by gondola or chairlift to the most stunning views on the Lake Louise Gondola (skip the lines and purchase a direct to lift pass aboard your HopOnBanff bus).  Take the time to enjoy Lake Louise and all that it has to offer. From the Lake Agnes Teahouse to the breathtaking Plain of Six Glaciers. And see the most amazing Lake and Valley in Banff by visiting Moraine Lake. The buses are school bus style, professionally driven, have windows that open for photos, and follow the scenic Bow Valley Parkway. They are all guaranteed to be five years old or newer. Each bus seats up to 48 passengers.

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I can’t recommend this tour enough. We started at the 7.45 tour from banff and got to go to Johnston Canyon, lake Louise, Moraine lake and the lake Louise gondola and arrived back in banff at 6 pm. It is an excellent service for an...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank EttyMc94
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The best decision we made when planning our visit to the Banff/Lake Louise area was to book reservations on the Hop on Hop Off Bus. The information we learned and the professionalism of the staff added so much to our experience. We loved not having...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Nick and Dominque were great hosts. Dominique's sense of humour had me grinning most of the ride! No line ups, great information and just the right amount of time at some key attractions. Highly recommended.

    Thank christophergH4133HR
    Tyler T, Owner at Hop On Banff, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    It might be said that Dominique has the best jokes of all of us here at HopOnBanff Ltd. Being able to deliver them in multiple languages doesn't hurt either. Thank you for your review! And Nick says thank you for laughing at his one-liners also.

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My wife and I . We parked in the Fenlands lot which allowed 12hr free parking and walked to the Moose Hotel for early pickup 745AM. Check In was easy and we left promptly. We expected to enjoy the lakes and hadn’t thought much of...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank danner1019
    Tyler T, Owner at Hop On Banff, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you so much for such an amazing summary of your experience with us. One of the best things about running this tour has been being able to show guests all the extra things that are possible to see here in the Park that they...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Both Tyler and Dominique were enjoyable and knowledgeable guides. We were able to decide which excursions we were interested in taking. We would definitely take this hop on-hop off again as we were told that driving & trying to find parking is next to impossible....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Gale A
    Tyler T, Owner at Hop On Banff, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Hearing that we were able to make your day in Banff easy and rewarding is a great feeling. Add two bear sightings in to the mix and well... It doesn't get much better than that!

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    Dawn G
    21 August 2019|
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    Response from Robin E | Reviewed this property |
    They are very flexible and you can start later if you want. To do it all justice it is well worth starting early, especially if you want to do the canyon as that gets very busy later on.
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    4 August 2019|
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    Response from 805robynw | Reviewed this property |
    There would probably not be enough time. Talk to Tyler at hop on hop off they will help you
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    15 July 2019|
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    Response from kornelr1864 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they’ll have the tickets on hand if you buy them ahead of time. If the góndolas don’t operate due to inclement weather, they’ll refund the tickets. You can also buy them onsite once you get there.
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