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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 780-852-7034
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited the Ice Field in late October, which may not have been so ideal. It was very cold, hard to walk around the rocks because of the snow, and I only spent around 30 minutes here because of this. The tours don't run during...More

Thank citymouse2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ice fields are nice but the pricing of most things is very expensive. The service is reasonable and the servers are pleasant.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to an ice field and there is no way to describe how massive the glacier is until you are traveling in the huge coach that takes you there and then stepping out onto the ice. It was a fantastic experience.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Columbia Icefield is about a 2 hour drive from Calgary. it is remarkable to see how the glacier is shrinking over that past 20 years. The walking tour allows the visitor a change to see the size and grandeur of the glacier.

Thank marilyng673
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove through the ice fields. Well worth the drive. First time driving through the Ice Fields. One drawback, no wifi for miles. We did manage to cope though, lol.

Thank renee_bee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid for the walking tour and it was well worth it. You can drive yourself to the ice field and view it from a reasonable distance, but the walking tour allows you to walk on the glacier and to experience it from a close...More

1  Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The glaciers are a sight to behold. The walkway is not for the faint of heart, although, they do have an option of staying away from the glass.

Thank catarinas882
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an excellent travel experience there. It was my first time walked on the Ice field. I booked a Glacier Adventure Tour via Brewster, the tour was great and so excited, but the actual time we stayed on ice was short... I will take...More

Thank reany1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We certainly did not expect to experience walking on a Glacier. It is something not to be missed. The extent and depth of the ice was incredible and going on the Ice Explorer was simply fantastic. The tour guide was very knowledgeable which made the...More

Thank Maggie029
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must for anyone travelling between Jasper and Banff. The buses that take you there are terrific, with a good guide it makes it fun. Great ecperience.

Thank FredtheTread538
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lauralS704ZU
7 October 2017|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
You can pay to take a 3 hr. guided walk onto the glacier where they supply all needed supplies. It costs about $120/person. If you don't go w/ this group or the more expensive tour with the big tire buses you cannot go onto... More
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beachbabySurrey_BC
31 August 2017|
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Response from Nelli S | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can access ice fields on your own, only by a tour bus or guided walking tour. There is no public access. You can see it from the road for free.
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sissy48
28 July 2017|
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Response from brigettelcc | Reviewed this property |
I would seriously advise crampons its very icy Warm weather gear too - even in summer x
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