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Address: Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Athabasca Glacier Full-Day Tour

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Be in awe of mother nature

What a majestic display by mother nature. We just walked to the face of the main glacier, didn't partake in the commercial activities and it was still plenty to enjoy.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Initially we were excited to go on the icefield as we had heard so much about it. However on arrival, we realized the massive amounts of people coming and leaving, and we were part of it! We were part of a human conveyor belt of tourists. Heavy machinery was moving melted slurry away to ensure safe vehicular traffic. But we... More 

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Tugun, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a majestic display by mother nature. We just walked to the face of the main glacier, didn't partake in the commercial activities and it was still plenty to enjoy.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can drive to the base of the Athabasca Glacier and hike up the piles of stone and rock until you reach the toe of the Glacier. (To walk on the Glacier you need to be with an official tour group.) Bundle up. Even in June the altitude and winds made it mighty chilly, but all of us enjoyed the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a beautiful place. It's free and just amazing. Plan for at least 45 minutes to get to all the vantage points if not longer. The views are all stunning. I have yet to go and it's super busy. Stop in whenever you are passing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the icefields in Sep 2017 and I have to say it was one of my favourite parts of the holiday!! We did the Brewster tour and our guide was very funny and informative- highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled in January, very little traffic on the road. The scenery here is amazing. Snow can be deep, although minus 12 when I travelled, of course sense is needed to wear the correct clothing, it wasn't as cold as it looked. Good waterproof boots are a must.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's cold for sure but the ice fields are so cool. I feel dwarfed every time I come here. There is a nice little walk part way up the valley where you can get some outstanding pictures and great views of surrounding glaciers.

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Albion Park Rail, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an absolutely amazing experience to drink ice water from the glacier that was flowing and crystal clear

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We managed to get on the last trip to the glacier for the day, so after the short bus trip and the ride onto the glacier itself aboard the 'monster wheeled' bus, we were the only group out there. Earlier in the day there are a number of buses on the glacier at the same time. On the glacier, it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place you must go on your way to Jasper/Lake Louise. This is the place if you want to walk across an icefield and have beautiful views. Also the sky walk is really beautiful, a nice view and a great building "over the sky"

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