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Surprise Corner

Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-1550
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Banff and Lake Louise Full-Day Tour with a Small Group
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US$52.61*
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Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
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Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 403-762-1550
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1 - 10 of 403 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked there from the Fairmont Banff Springs as had been told that this was the best view of the hotel. It was a picture postcard setting. Not to be missed!

Thank Sheehan2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

We got to see this only because our daughter had discovered it and made sure we visited it. It has a wonderful view of Bow Valley and the perfect place for pictures of the Banff Springs Hotel.

Thank DWS-Toronto
Reviewed 6 days ago

You must go down this Road. A lot of gorgeous territory and a good view of the Chauteau! Gorgeous and beautiful!

Thank shelia r
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were leaving and realized that we hadn't seen Surprise Corner, which we could see from our room at the Fairmont Banff. It was raining and we were disappointed. Then the valet said he would drive us up so we could take a picture and...More

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend this hike it has a nice view of the Banff Springs Hotel. Good for kids too.

Thank jameswY8010IM
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a good view of the Fairmont Springs this is the place to view it from. Great trails from here as well.

Thank allyhuggs
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely views of the fairmont hotel and bow river. its an easy walk round to see everything at different angles. just watch yourself when crossing the road to go to the other lookout. we had a clear day but i think it would be nice...More

Thank MDKbrisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot has a fine view of the historic Fairmont Hotel. If you are staying in the hotel it is a good memory photo opportunity, if not there are much nicer areas to visit in Banff.

Thank Andrei_K_v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visting Banff while on a business trip to Calgary and had heard that we should stop here for some great views. We thought it was going to be tricky to find, but actually there are signs from Banff directing you to Tunnel Mountain Road and...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Fairmont Banff Springs and enjoyed the 20 minute walk to see the property from this angle. Lovely photo spot

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