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Banff to Jasper Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 9+

From $3,999 - $4,349 /person

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6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual & Casual Plus Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Special Youth Savings: Kids 4 to 17 save up to 20%. See details.

Banff to Jasper Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 9+

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual & Casual Plus Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jul-Aug 2025: Jun-Aug

From $3,999 - $4,349 /person

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Iconic Lakes, Peaks & Glaciers in the Canadian Rockies

This family adventure takes your breath away! Pedaling along shimmering lakes. Floating in your raft on a glacier-fed river. Hiking up a dramatic limestone gorge to a rushing waterfall. Spying moose or elk—and the kids' wide eyes and happy smiles. At every turn, get ready to catch your breath discovering magical corners of the Canadian Rockies. 

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Biking
Walk/Hike
Raft
Ice Walk

Highlights

  • Discover natural and historic treasures and stunning mountain views by foot, bike and boat through Banff, Kootenay and Jasper National Parks
  • Walk the massive Athabasca Glacier's icy lunar landscape as you trek in ice cleats with informative mountain guides
  • Bike along roadways flanked by towering peaks to the pristine waters of the Bow River and hike gorgeous alpine trails
  • Float with your family through magnificent canyon scenery along the mellow Class II rapids of the Athabasca River's glacier-fed waters
Canada Banff to Jasper Family Multi-Adventure Tour map

Alberta

Start/End Banff

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Welcome to the regal Canadian Rockies! • Cycle around the famous Banff Springs Golf Course and relish views of Mount Rundle, Cascade Mountain and Cascade Falls • Marvel at the vivid blue hues of Lake Minnewanka, the largest body of water in Banff • Hike through the scenic Kootenay National Park, known for its varied climate, diverse topography and wealth of wildlife • A scenic trail leads us to spellbinding views of Moraine Lake • Take advantage of a photo op at Lake Louise, a world-renowned beauty and World Heritage site ringed by towering glaciated peaks • Pause to admire Marble Canyon, carved by glacial waters.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Buffalo Mountain Lodge
Banff
Casual Plus Hotel

A timbered lodge on the gentle slopes of Tunnel Mountain with fieldstone fireplaces in each cozy guest room.
 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 3-6

Description

Hike along the shores of Bow Lake and ascend higher for lovely views of Bow Glacier Falls • Check out Athabasca Falls, where the most powerful river in the park plunges over a cliff of eroded limestone • Float gentle Class II rapids on the Athabasca River, following a route used by early fur traders and explorers • Traveling by boat offers a new perspective on the landscape—as well as more chances to see wildlife • Travel the stunning Icefields Parkway with sweeping vistas of mountains, glaciers, lakes and evergreens • Got keen eyes? Use them to spot wildlife, including moose, bighorn sheep and black bears • Amble through pristine mountain wilderness in the Valley of Five Lakes, winding past its blue-green namesakes • Be wowed by teal-hued Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park’s longest and deepest lake • Kids join expert guides for a day of rock climbing • In the mood for ice walking? Explore Athabasca Glacier with expert mountain guides.

Accommodations

Nights 3-5

Pine Bungalows Resort
Jasper
Casual Hotel

Incredible stargazing opportunities await at this cozy retreat tucked away in the trees on the shore of the mighty Athabasca River.

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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Buffalo Mountain Lodge
Banff

Casual Plus Hotel

A timbered lodge on the gentle slopes of Tunnel Mountain with fieldstone fireplaces in each cozy guest room.
 

Nights 3-5

Pine Bungalows Resort
Jasper

Casual Hotel

Incredible stargazing opportunities await at this cozy retreat tucked away in the trees on the shore of the mighty Athabasca River.

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