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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number:
0422112852
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Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.

Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.

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Icefields Parkway Sidecar Ride and Champagne Helicopter Flight
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Canadian Rockies 6-Glacier Helicopter Tour and Optional Hike

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Banff to Jasper

Stayed in Bannf at Banff Intrnational ,tired but ok . Went to lake Moraine ,arrived 9.20 got one of last parking spots . Short walk up steps to a fantastic view of Lake and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Stayed in Bannf at Banff Intrnational ,tired but ok . Went to lake Moraine ,arrived 9.20 got one of last parking spots . Short walk up steps to a fantastic view of Lake and surrounding cliffs and forests . A really deep blue. Walked to Lake Consolation , bit tricky at start over rocks and you have to walk in... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

One of the things that you must go on while in Alberta is the Glacier Adventure. I think the cheaper option is just to drive to the bottom of the parkway itself but if you join the Glacier Adventures, they've got a bus that brings you into the icefield itself. I thought I've seen snow before coming from Vancouver where... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Drove from Calgary to Athabasca Glacier...stunning lakes and glaciers throughout the trip with plenty of places to stop for photo shoots!! Athabasca glacier tour was breath-taking, just riding in those monster vehicles was amazing enough!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Amazing experience. Highly recommend. Be prepared to pay to enter either Jasper or Banff National park on your way in, depending on which direction you are coming from. We drove up from Banff and it took us most of the day as we stopped to enjoy the views and take a walk on the glacier.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Icefield Parkway, in early July. Start of the tourist season, and one of the most peaceful and beautiful drives you could imagine. This visit, we went the full length of the parkway from South to North, and then back South again. Staying a couple of nights at Sunwapta Falls gave us the perfect opportunity to investigate all the beauty of... More 

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Pineville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

I have driven in Alaska up to Denali. I have driven on the Amalfi Coast. This is by far the most beautiful drive I have ever taken. The mountains, the hanging glaciers, the waterfalls and the lakes just keep you so mesmerized. plenty of turnouts for photos and just gazing. One thing to remember fill up with gas before you... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This is one of the most amazing drives anywhere. It was raining on our first trip south on the parkway, so we circled back a couple of days later to enjoy the scenery and stop at some of the outstanding views of mountains, glaciers, and lakes. Jasper and Banff National Parks are wonderful treasures, the Icefields Parkway connects them with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We drove on the Icefields Parkway when going for the Glacier Adventure that is about one hour away from Jasper. From Banff the drive took us about three hours because we stopped to see the many beauties of nature on the highway. This is probably the world's most scenic highway and reminded us about how God has created an unbelievably... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

This really is a drive of a lifetime and you will be blown away! Stunning scenery and abundant wildlife! I have never seen such natural beauty in all my travels. If you are considering making this trip, don't think twice. Just book it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

What an absolutely gorgeous drive. We drove all the way from Vancouver and had amazing views along the way, but the Parkway was definitely the highlight. Make sure you stop at the various places along the road to make the most of it. Also, when travelling from Lake Louise to Banff, take the 1A instead of Hwy 1 and you... More 

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