Grotto Canyon Icewalk - Banff

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Parking lot directly behind the Mount Royal Hotel (Hotel address: 138 Banff Avenue)
  • Return Details :
    Returns to the original departure point at approximately 12:30pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Walk on a frozen creek through Grotto Canyon, past unusual rock formations, ancient native rock art, and icefalls. Escorted by a specialist guide, this small-group tour offers an unforgettable personalized sightseeing experience!

Know More about this tour

The history of the rock art, which is over a thousand years old, and the geology of the mountains are at your fingertips as your guide explains the mystery of the area. You might also have the unique opportunity to witness ice climbers scaling the frozen waterfalls.

  • Return Distance: 2.6 miles (4.2 kilometers)
  • Elevation Gain: 330 feet (100 meters)
  • Walking Time: 2 - 2.5 hours

This tour is seasonal and only operates from December through to April.

Meet for this tour in the parking lot directly behind the Mount Royal Hotelat 138 Banff avenue. After the tour is over, you'll be taken back to the meet-up spot.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Ice cleats
  • Hiking pole
  • Maple cookie snack, hot chocolate
  • Small group size (up to 12 guests per guide)

Exclusions

  • Optional gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 8 years

Guests should dress in ski wear for this trip including hats, mittens, and warm boots