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Address: Columbia Ice Field Highway | Highway 1, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-852-7034
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Athabasca Glacier Full-Day Tour

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Breathtaking

Seeing the Columbia Ice Field was like being in a different world. It is simply breathtaking and unlike anything I've seen before. The water running through that hasn't frozen... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seeing the Columbia Ice Field was like being in a different world. It is simply breathtaking and unlike anything I've seen before. The water running through that hasn't frozen yet makes it even more beautiful. A must see.

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Jizan Province, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's Just , Just wonderful. True Nature there. I collected the water & drank. It's Amrit.., Necktar of Life.., Life time experiences.

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Buderim, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot to stop however check the weather forecast - the day we were there it was cold and there was a very cold breeze coming off the ice so pack warm clothes.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving past the ice field you are brought to life with the scale, the immense impression of life in the raw, history sliding down the mountains..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited in September. The place was, as one might expect, heaving but there was plenty of space for all and the visitor centre is well able to cope with the sheer volume of visitors. The restaurant was very busy but the throughput moved along quickly. Not gourmet food, of course, but a perfectly adequate selection to satisfy most tastes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the beginning of the Columbia river and what a sight. It also has a triple continental divide by it, and there are only a handful on Earth of these. Enjoyed the time exploring, sight seeing and taking pictures, what a magnificent sight.

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Moncton, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped there on our way to Jasper. Not much to see. What was interesting was how much the ice has receded over the years.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ice fields are incredible: cold and misty. A beautiful "fog" rose from the glaciers as we neared the fields. Very powerful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Columbia Icefield is a must do if you are holidaying in the Canadian Rockies. We have done the Glacier Walk in June 2015 and this time around we have done the Toe of the Glacier short hike/walk. It is a must do either way.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a popular stop, lots of people walking around, and signs warning you that your car is going to get broken into. It also can't be good for the environment to have that many people just tromping around all over the area. People also don't respect the signs warning you not to walk closer to the glacier.

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