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Icefields Parkway

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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US$ 192.49*
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Jasper to Banff One-Way Tour
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US$ 1,050.01*
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Icefields Parkway Sidecar Ride and Champagne Helicopter Flight
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US$ 184.15*
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Athabasca Glacier Full-Day Tour
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Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful drive” (88 reviews)
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Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did this day with Brewster tours ( approx 9hrs ) from jasper to Banff our driver for the day Alan Was so informative and really helped make our day even more special . It is such a stunning drive and rightly so in national...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Driving from Banff to Jasper on Icefield Parkway has many amazing views along the way. Speechless and breathtaking to see how majestic they are.

Thank happygmb
Reviewed 3 days ago

No kidding, I must have taken a thousand pictures as we drove this road! One breath-taking vista after another. Saw so many glaciers that I lost count! Dizzying heights for backdrops, amazing craggy peaks! The first day we drove it, it snowed, causing kind of...More

Thank happy_in_paris_10
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have had the privilege of seeing much of the Rocky Mountain west in the US and parts of Canada - and nothing prepared me for the majesty of what we saw on this easy 130 mile drive. It was quite cold and there had...More

Thank JennL6
Reviewed 3 days ago

So many wildlife spotted on the way to Jasper!! Bull elk, coyote, black bear, mountain goats, birds... You really feel in touch with nature unfortunately there are still a lot of people that do not respect Parks Canada's regulations regarding wildlife observation... So many places...More

Thank Tommy-Nature-Guide
Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove from Lake Louise to Columbia Icefield Discovery Center. The drive itself is absolutely gorgeous, I can only imagine how wonderful it is in the winter time or in the fall with all the colours. We stopped along the way in a couple of...More

Thank Vinettta
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The drive from Banff to Jasper is hard to beat...stop at Peyto Lake and Athabasca Falls for sure. Hit the Jasper Sky Tram...and of course the Columbia Icefields

Thank clarkscottkent
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE went for the skywalk with Brewster, and we did enjoy it. They give you a thing that lets you listen as you walk to the actual skywalk, so its a nice interpretive walk. Its pretty cool to be able to stand up there and...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked on the Rocky Mountaineer and the leg of the trip between Jasper and Banff was provided by Brewster Bus Lines. The trip is absolutely amazing along the Icefield parkway or Highway 93. There is no National Parks pass required. Many opportunities for pictures.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of sightseeing along the road to be seen. Many stops for Glacier, trails, water falls, wildlife, .... The road is free and might be closed partially during the winter regarding snow falls. There is only 1 gas station between Lake Louise and Jasper,...More

1  Thank sdt_lyon
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8 August 2017|
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Response from Steve A | Reviewed this property |
No, not to get to the Icefields visitors center or the walking/hiking paths. As for seeing the icefields themselves, I believe you have to take a bus and can't do it yourself. But I would check with the park people to... More
Shell R
20 July 2017|
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Response from leonlafreniere | Reviewed this property |
The Trans Canada Hwy has fences along the sides and special crossover bridges to keep the wildlife off the highway to avoid accidents with vehicles. Consequently you won't see wildlife on the Trans Canada between Banff and... More
Sally F
6 June 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey D | Reviewed this property |
I love the Canadian Rockies and have driven the Icefields Parkway twice in both directions to and from Banff to Jasper . It's one of my favorite drives, particularly by motorcycle. However, the Athabasca Glacier has... More

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