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Canmore Cave Tours

129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
+1 877-317-1178
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Adventure!!!

Went with my boyfriend and it was an amazing experience. We did the adventure tour and our guide... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angela V
via mobile
Exactly what we were looking for...

We have visited caves before. Some were "show caves," and others more rustic/authentic. Rat's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
R K
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Toronto, Canada
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Canmore Cave Tours operates year-round tours in Rat's Nest Cave, near Canmore, Alberta, Canada. For those seeking as much excitement as possible, including squeezes, rappels, and other adrenaline-inducing activities we offer a 6-hour "Adventure Tour". For those just looking to sample what the cave has to offer, or those with less time, we offer a 4.5 hour "Explorer Tour". We can offer these tours year-round, in any weather because the cave is a constant 5 degrees Celsius, a comfortable temperature any time of the year.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
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+1 877-317-1178

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went with my boyfriend and it was an amazing experience. We did the adventure tour and our guide was Brent. I'm not much of a climber and while there are hard parts during this adventure everything was manageable and I never felt unsafe. Brent kept...More

Thank Angela V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited caves before. Some were "show caves," and others more rustic/authentic. Rat's Nest Cave blew these all away and the experience offered by Canmore Cave Tours is second to none. You can tell that the guides and the company love and respect the...More

Thank R K
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went with my family, two young kids and they did fine. The website is pretty good at describing the experience and what you need to bring for the hike up the mountain (Grotto canyon) and for the cave. We went on the explorer tour,...More

1  Thank pw0867
Reviewed 3 days ago

My son and I saw an advertisement on television and decided that this would be a great addition to our camping trip in Canmore. We easily booked the tour online and found the office the day of the tour. We were met by very friendly...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an absolutely amazing day trip with the family. The kids wished it could have been longer. Our guide was knowledgeable, entertaining with a great sense of humour. Highly recommend Canmore Caves!!

Thank LisaBuss
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It was our pleasure to host your family LisaBuss! Thanks for your recommendation.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this family bonding adventure. Cameron was our guide and a class act. Super genuine and fun. The experience was very unique, hands on, and personalized. Definitely worth the investment in memories.

Thank Mercedes Sadie L
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Mercedes Sadie L, We love when families join us! You are so right about the bonding part, there is something special that happens underground. The Canmore Cave Tours Team

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wife and I decide to do a Cave adventures over a wine bus tour... total strangers told us it is a was good tour to take... we had a lot of fun so they were right... Doug was an amazing guide... he provided lots of...More

Thank Kyle L
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Ahhhh, all good decisions are made over wine, no? We're glad to hear you loved it. Thanks for sharing your experience with your fellow travellers!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I spent the last 5 hours conquering the explorer tour provided by Canmore cave tours. Our guide Cameron, did a awesome job keeping us safe and provided us some great education about the Rats Nest Caves. It was definitely a intermediate hike...More

Thank Steve G
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your recommendation Steve! The hike certainly gets you warmed up for the caving adventure :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of two teens and two adults loved this tour! It was the most memorable part of our stay near Banff. We did lots of adventurous things that week, but the favorite of all four was the cave tour. It was unique, challenging (engaging...More

Thank 169tammy
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It was unanimous! We can't ask for better than that. We appreciate your recommendation and love your mention about it being a unique activity for a variety of ages.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect when I signed up for this, but boy was it incredible! Going through tight squeezes, being in pitch darkness when headlamps are turned off, not seeing where you're repelling down to, seeing the natural and beautiful rock formations, experiencing...More

1  Thank ktsue17
CaveTours, Admin Support at Canmore Cave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Sounds like you had an amazing time on our Adventure Tour! Shall we start calling Nathan our 'Selfie King?' If you have any good shots we always love to see them on Instagram or Facebook if you haven't already posted them. I'm now going to...More

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Hajir a
5 August 2017|
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Response from Adam W | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! We have three different tour options, all with different age limitations. The Adventure Tour has a minimum age of 12, the Explorer Tour minimum age is 10, and the Discovery Hike (because it is a... More
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marina202017
30 March 2017|
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Response from Adam W | Property representative |
Hi marina202017, thanks for the great question! It is difficult to offer a simple yes or no because, as you can imagine, there are a lot of variables to consider. We prefer to have discussions with parents beforehand and... More
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996TT
10 March 2017|
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Response from Adam W | Property representative |
Thanks so much for the great question! We provide all of the necessary caving equipment including helmets with lights, kneepads, gloves, coveralls, safety harnesses, plus a backpack to share with a friend. We will also... More
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