Discover Banff's grizzly bears

Animal lovers, don't miss your chance to discover the grizzly bear! Leaving Banff behind, you'll take a gondola ride to grizzly country to visit the grizzly sanctuary where you can observe an orphaned grizzly bear frolicking and playing in a natural bear habitat.


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Visit the orphan grizzly frolicking and playing in its natural habitat. Your Grizzly Bear Refuge guided tour also includes stops at Lake Louise, Takakkaw Falls and Kicking Horse Pass. Experience a close up tour with Hoot, the shelter's resident bear.

Go gondola to the Kicking Horse River for an eagle's eye view of grizzly bear country, at the foot of the top of the slopes and a gourmet dinner and lunch at Canada's tallest restaurant.

Tour highlights include:

  • Lake Louise
  • spiral tunnels
  • Takakkaw Falls
  • Kicking Horse Canyon
  • Grizzly Bear Refuge Tour
  • Guided gondola ride
  • Superior mountain lunch

This tour is seasonal and only operates from June to October.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Pick up at hotels in Banff.

Departure time :
08.30 p.m

Hotel pickup begins before this time, exact time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

Return details:
Return to the starting point around 18:30 p.m.

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