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Banff Trail Riders - Day Rides

#9 of 39 Outdoor Activities in Banff Features Animals
132 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-4551
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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132 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-4551
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While most of our group had no previous riding experience, we were in expert hands for our Bow River Ride. Ali was an excellent guide - enthusiastic, friendly and highly knowledgeable. The horses were calm, patient and easy to ride, and the scenery was beautiful...More

Thank authenticadventurer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Left the Warner stables on a 1hour wagon ride out to their 3mile cabin where they cook you a steak to your requirements you also get jacket potato bread roll,beans and a little cheesecake as well as tea,coffee,water. While there for an hour they show...More

Thank Julie_loveabargain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Josh and Ma were awesome guides on our 2 hour trail ride in Banff. The horses had a great temperament and the scenery was beautiful.

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a nervous rider as had bad experience elsewhere but they were so kind. The horses were very well cared for and every employee were smiling and friendly. We did the 1 hour ride which was more than by a few minutes. The horses...More

Thank treetrippers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the three day Sundance Adventure and it was amazing! We were spoilt with incredible views, good weather and wildlife, including a Grizzly Bear! All the staff from the guides, packers and cooks were legends and great fun! The food was amazing and the...More

Thank Garth117
BanffHorseback, Manager at Banff Trail Riders - Day Rides, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I heard it was a great trip, im glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointing because we went through the streets of Banff rather than the famous countryside. Steak at the bbq was excellent and cooked to perfection but the rest of the meal was very ordinary. Seating was rough and difficult to get in to. The entertainment consisted...More

Thank Carol T
BanffHorseback, Manager at Banff Trail Riders - Day Rides, responded to this review

Carol Thank you for the review. As you know we had to alter our regular trip because our regular route and site was closed due to snow. Our team worked hard to provide your group an alternative and I feel your review does not take...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

My boyfriend and I recently went on the private sleigh ride in February, 2017. He had surgery the month before, so there were not a lot of options for activities in Banff. This sleigh ride sounded like a great fun way to be outdoors. We...More

Thank hannahb6388
BanffHorseback, Manager at Banff Trail Riders - Day Rides, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, Im sorry you did not feel value in the ride. Thank you for your positive feedback regarding your guide. I will be sure to share your comments with the team.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Took a one hour sleigh ride in the afternoon. Loved the experience! Had a great guide who shared a lot about the area - facts and folklore. They provided hot chocolate and hot cider and nice warm blankets. It snowed lightly the whole ride which...More

Thank ValueTraveler19454
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We have never been on a sleigh ride before, so when we got tickets for Christmas, we finally got our chance. Because of icy roads, we were late for our scheduled time, but were told that we could catch the next time. The ride itself,...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a relaxing and secluded place to kick back in front of the crackling wood stove after a 16km cross-country ski (or 10km from the alternate trailhead). My partner and I spent one night at Sundance Lodge for a special birthday. Meals were superb -...More

Thank 42travellerT
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you need horsebackriding experience?
8 March 2017|
Response from BanffHorseback | Property representative |
No experience necessary, we will give you some instructions and we have lots of calm horses. Most of our customers on our hourly rides have not ridden before
what is the youngest age allowed to ride?
27 February 2017|
Response from BanffHorseback | Property representative |
Our minimum age for day rides is 8. We do take 3-7 year olds on pony leads.
Can you book this trip in Banff and could you do it on the day of booking
24 January 2017|
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Response from BanffHorseback | Property representative |
Yes you can as long as we have availability on the day. We are quite busy in Summer especially July and August. To book just give us a call once your in town, or on our website.