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Columbia Ice Field

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Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-852-7034
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Jasper
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Jasper Rafting Trip on Athabasca River Mile 5
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“sky walk” (84 reviews)
“global warming” (63 reviews)
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Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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"athabasca glacier"
in 174 reviews
"sky walk"
in 84 reviews
"global warming"
in 63 reviews
"glacier water"
in 121 reviews
"climate change"
in 36 reviews
"snow coach"
in 33 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 88 reviews
"unique experience"
in 81 reviews
"visitor center"
in 61 reviews
"bus ride"
in 33 reviews
"lake louise"
in 95 reviews
"walk around"
in 50 reviews
"parking lot"
in 101 reviews
"car park"
in 79 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 34 reviews
"canadian rockies"
in 58 reviews
"skywalk"
in 304 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the Columbia Icefield not with a bus fro either town. Drove to the welcome center, with reservations, and hoped on the ice bus. Our guide to the Icefield bus was great, he was cracking jokes and telling us about the Icefield. Then we...More

Thank 63Kathyd
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It says it all in the title. The glacier must have been waiting for the highway to arrive so that it could entertain weary travellers. You travel from the booking area to the trucks by coach and then set off up and down the scree...More

Thank rOCHJA
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the icefield during our stay.. Fantastic experience..never been to a glacier before and maybe never again.. The experience is enhanced by the use of a snow coach, which takes you right up to the glacier.. Memorable experience, highly recommend.. Top tip.. Make sure you...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really good chance to go on a glacier and travel on something out of Thunderbirds are go. Lunch afterwards also good. Organised by Brewster who looked after us very well.

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic experience. Peter was a great guide and was not only very knowledgeable but good fun.

Thank Varoon
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots to do and see here. Food hall very expensive, lunch for 4 adults and 1 child cost me more than dinner in a fairly good restaurant and it was below average fair. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank LesleySnz
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We planned to go for the explorer adventure tour only. They don't like this I think and that's the reason for a limited number of such tours. For us it would have meant to wait 2 1/2 h, whereas for Skywalk and combination tour we...More

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The glacier looks small, visible shrinking from its former glory. However, once you get up there, it is still massive. Very interesting hearing about it. The special snow buses are quite amazing. Spend about 30 minutes on the glacier, then go back down and take...More

Thank MimiFan926
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We’ve been to the ice fields and always left with such wonder in our hearts. This time, we saw it for the first time coming from Jasper and it was even more spectacular!

Thank Mygig
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the icefield brass into glaciers and one can experience the views in both ways either going to it or from far. We did not take the tour to the glacier bt watched the same from far. A lot of ice still remains though over the...More

Thank NayantSavani
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Elijah M
10 May 2018|
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Response from andyhum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw hikers whist we were there.
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Elijah M
10 May 2018|
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Response from jaunty5 | Reviewed this property |
You can certainly walk up to the end of the glacier but travelling on the ice - it should be discussed by the National Park Service. (Are you an experienced mountain climber ???)
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Kelly C
18 April 2018|
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Response from BMphotoTours | Reviewed this property |
You get off of the bus around 6500 feet about sea level. And, at the highest point the farest edge of the skywalk horizontally reaches out from the edge if the cliff about 100-150m above the ground.
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