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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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This is the most amazing experience! The visitors centre is a little hackneyed (ie exit through the gift shop!), but otherwise this is amazing. A bus takes you to the moonbus... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cork, Ireland.
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the most amazing experience! The visitors centre is a little hackneyed (ie exit through the gift shop!), but otherwise this is amazing. A bus takes you to the moonbus type machine that can drive on the glacier, and then it's about a 10 minute drive on this huge machine on to the glacier. When you get off, it's... More 

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Hamble, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful drive from Jasper to Lake Louise- very dramatic views. The road was covered in thick ice when we did it, but OK to drive on with care, winter tyres and 4WD.

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AB and MB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

one should see this so that one day you can tell your grandchildren what a glacier looked like and do go there and do drink the water atop the ice field lots of Asians aboard with many many cameras - ignore and enjoy the ride aboard the big wheeled machine

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St. Paul, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the major source of fresh water runoff for the Province of Alberta. We were here in June after the main melt was over, so it was rather barren, but I have been here in early spring when the snow was near the highway which leaves you feeling that you are on the glacier itself. I have also taken... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the Snowmobile bus onto the glacier for the tour and then on to the Sky Walk. We enjoyed the experience of the tour and to be able to walk on the glacier. The SkyWalk was very disappointing.

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Houston
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't take a tour, but simply walked up to the glacier. Although the idea of being on a glacier or seeing a glacier is exciting, in actuality it wasn't that interesting. It just looks a big mountain of dirty snow. And the hike up from the parking lot is elevated, so it's not the easiest. In my opinion, you... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very very cold but worth the drive. Too bad the hotel is closed during winter otherwise it would be better. Largest Ice field in the world.

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Southampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sells itself really - you can catch a buggy out to the glacier and get down and walk, drink water directly from the glacier. There's even a pair of red chairs. It's expensive but why wouldn't you want to spend the money. Early and late you do better with the crowds.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Ice Cubed Afternoon walk with Ice Walk. They leave from a small parking lot near the bottom of the Ice Field. They have all the equipment you need and didn't bring such as coats, gloves, walking boots and snow irons to put under your walking boots. The walk is in total about 5km (from start to start... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For South Africans, who do not know Snow, Glaciers and the like, this was a fairly expensive experience, but worth EVERY CENT!!! We were in awe of the magnificence and pure magnitude of God's Creations!

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