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Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average13%
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“short drive” (20 reviews)
“hoo doos” (7 reviews)
“surprise corner” (22 reviews)
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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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"short drive"
in 20 reviews
"hoo doos"
in 7 reviews
"surprise corner"
in 22 reviews
"the banff springs hotel"
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"great drive"
in 13 reviews
"relaxing drive"
in 7 reviews
"pull over"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 14 reviews
"bow river"
in 20 reviews
"take pictures"
in 9 reviews
"easy hike"
in 5 reviews
"take your time"
in 5 reviews
"canadian rockies"
in 6 reviews
"hoodoos"
in 94 reviews
"wildlife"
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"views"
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"elk"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did you rent that car? Make use of it by driving around and seeing the vistas and beautiful sights of Banff.

Thank Vicar_of_Dibley
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tunnel Mountain Drive begins in Banff at the intersection of Banff Avenue and Buffalo Street. Follow the loop road for 5.5 miles where it rejoins Banff Avenue. Get out of the car at the viewpoints to more fully enjoy what you are driving past. Several...More

1  Thank Violette54
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide explained the tragic train accident that motivated the spiral tunnels as a safe means of moving trains through this rugged terrain. We were lucky enough to see 2 trains go through the tunnels while we were visiting this spot so we could...More

Thank Bonnie L
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Great drive straight out of downtown Banff. Speed limit is slow so you can really enjoy looking around. No one seemed to be in a hurry. We had hoped to see some wildlife on the drive but it didn’t happen. Several great stop off places-Hoodoos...More

Thank beth070303
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful views of the valley. Turn off to see the voodoos...they aren’t huge, but there is signage. Just a nice picturesque valley.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

The short drive out of town gives access to several mountain and river views. Take the time to walk the trail with views of the Hoodoos. Be on the lookout for wildlife (deer, elk, bears) along the upper reaches of the road.

Thank Bob J
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This was a nice, peaceful drive with great views! Definitely worth the few minutes to drive if you're in the area!

Thank Goophygirl
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Took in the various viewing points on this worthwhile drive. Gets good views of the Fairmont and Sulphur Mountain

1  Thank David G
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Rocky mountains soar around you & lakes surprise you. Very scenic and you might even see some wildlife.The city of Banff is so nice and be sure to do the Banff Gondola. (you can get to it on the city bus). At the top is...More

1  Thank sfran2017
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Another great drive with mountain views everywhere you turn. You get out to take a picture and on your way back to the car you see the incredible views behind you.

Thank Heatonclan
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TourGB14
7 May 2016|
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Response from ggirtel | Reviewed this property |
Or... you can just drive along it slowly. Most of the spots are well marked. The speed limit is fairly low, and most people in Banff are not in a hurry, so taking a slow drive won't aggravate too many. This is a quote... More
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