Banff National Park Big Canoe Tour

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Enjoy the serenity of the Bow River and marvel at the surroundings whilst on a Big Canoe Tour. As you journey upstream, your local guide will entertain you with stories of the past, history of canoeing and interesting local facts. Every tour includes life jackets and paddles plus instruction on how to paddle as a team. Perfect for the whole family as no paddling experience is necessary. Great for kids!

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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 28, 2021
Austin was a great guide. Very informative and fun. The canoe ride had beautiful views and was very informative. No strength or physical assertion required. Will definitely return in the future
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 14, 2021
I enjoyed meeting Mitch M, our guide and learning from him. The river was such a beautiful colour and lovely to paddle in. An excellent day with great service.
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 9, 2021
The guide was knowlegeable and entertaining. Lovely day, sunny and the water was amazing teal color.
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About This Deal



Meet at the Banff Canoe Club, just a 5 minute walk from downtown Banff. The River Explorer Tour is a fun way to hit the river as a group! After being set up with a life jacket and paddle, our friendly guide will share some safety instruction and paddling techniques. Then load into a 12-seater Big Canoe and journey up the beautiful Bow River. Let our guide entertain you with fun facts, keep an eye out for wildlife and take in the stunning views. Many groups like our River Explorer Tour because no experience is necessary and everything is supervised by a qualified guide. Your tour will be followed by a light refreshment at the end. This tour is perfect for the whole family and It’s a fun and interactive way to explore the waterways of Banff National Park.

Stop At:

• The Banff Canoe Club, Corner of Wolf Street and Bow Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A8 Canada
• Banff National Park, Alberta Canada

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • Guide
  • Light refreshments
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Hydra River Guides in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates.
  • Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment.
  • Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale and Extraordinary Event Policy do not apply.
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  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

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