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Columbia Ice Field: Tours & Tickets

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Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth seeing ........extremely impressive but unfortunately the weather was bad the day we visited so didn’t quite get the best out of it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jtb2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

OMG this was definitely a highlight of our trip. To be able to walk over this Glacier was beyond belief. Loved the ride in the Ice explorer got the funniest guide ever. This is definitely a must do if your in the area. Only thing...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tootrue
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this attraction as it was included in our overall tour package so cannot comment on pricing at all. We arrived at the Visitor's Centre in the Jasper National Park and in a short time were transferred to another coach that took us to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Terry B
Reviewed 3 days ago

A worthwhile stop between Jasper and Banff. The mountains surrounding the glacier are spectacular. However, additional sites nearby, such as waterfalls and viewing areas, are limited and controlled which diminishes the experience for those of us wanting to spend our own time there.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank curtisstdenis
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walking up to this enourmous natural structure is a humbling experience. The closer you get the stronger becomes the katabatic wind blowing freezing air down the valley. This is nature in the raw but also nature in retreat as evidenced by the occasional signs showing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Keith S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The day we went we could not take the Icefields explorer tour as it was closed because of high winds.. But we did walk up to the Toe of the Glacier and experienced the glacier that way.. The trek up is abit of a climb.....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank k0rd0n
Reviewed 4 days ago

Being close and experiencing a glacier can only be magnificent. The glacier can be driven up to fairly close with a 10 minute walk up a fairly steep incline to the foot. The walk up is deceiving, it is steeper than it looks. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank devinelisette
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Columbia Icefield and Glacier was a remarkable proof of how nature is awe inspiring. The Glacier and Skywalk were beyond belief. I m glad I had the opportunity to experience this on the way from Jasper to Banff

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bcasro5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved this experience. How great to tell my grandkids that I walked on a glacier!!! It was very cold but we dressed appropriately. Our guide was very good. Glad we did it!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank foxygm
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We found the Columbia Icefield to be a great experience, to get to walk around on the icefield and finding out all about it from the guide. Not cheap but what is these days in the scheme of things. The parking lot for vehicles has...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Katie O
10 September 2019|
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Response from Cherdud | Reviewed this property |
We had tickets in advance, so we got on the transport bus pretty quickly. From that moment until we returned to the Center, was one and one-half hours. Skywalk was closed the day we were there, so no help there.
25 August 2019|
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Response from Oriarna | Reviewed this property |
Hi I was there in July and everything was opened. Amazing place to visit.
25 August 2019|
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Response from Verne85 | Reviewed this property |
If you're fit and mobile I strongly recommend doing the walking tour rather than the bus tour. It's the difference between walking 3km across the ice in a small group Vs getting on a packed bus and driving on the ice to... More