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Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff National Park, Summer
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SUMMER ACTIVITIES

For more information or to book your summer, do not hestitate to contact our Concierge any time by email or by phone at +1 403 762 6895.

LAKES & WATER ACTIVITIES

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff National Park, Summer

Summer in the Canadian Rockies is unlike anything else. From glacier-fed, turquoise blue lakes that provide endless of types of adventure (hiking, floating, fishing, rafting, canoeing, just to name a few) the possibilities of what your summer has in store for you is truly remarkable.

Please note, advance reservations are recommended.

LAKE MINNEWANKA

Located a few minutes from the town of Banff, this local spot is ideal for swimming, fishing and canoeing. It also boasts some wonderful hiking and biking trails along its 21 km long shore.

Lake Louise

Lake Louise is the quintessential spot when visiting the Canadian Rockies. With its turquoise blue waters, surrounding mountain peaks and glaciers, this iconic spot is sure to leave you in awe.

MORAINE LAKE

Boasting reflections of the Valley of the Ten Peaks on its surface, Moraine Lake is home to jaw-dropping views. With plenty of hiking trails around it – this spot does not have a bad angle.

BOATING, CANOEING & FLOAT TRIPS

Love spending time on the water? From canoeing to float trips and everything in between, Banff has a plethora of water activities and unbeatable views to keep your days busy.

WHITE WATER RAFTING

Get your adrenaline and heart pumping with a white water rafting adventure in Banff National Park. Experience the thrills of racing down a river in the Canadian Rockies.

FISHING

Fishing in Banff is one of the most serene experiences. With stunning backdrops and pristine lakes, casting your rod here is a real treat.

EYE IN THE SKY

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff National Park, Summer

Take your sight-seeing adventures to new heights! These activities are designed for you to experience Banff National Park from a different vantage point.

GONDOLA & LIFTS

With 360° sweeping views of mountains surrounding you, taking a gondola or lift is an experience you’ll never forget.

CLIMBING TOURS

Incredible views and a heart-pounding challenge are only a harness strap away. Climbing Tours in the Rockies offer something very few get to experience.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff National Park, Summer

Take your passion for exploration to the great outdoors! With plenty to see and do during the summer, Banff National Park does not disappoint.

Hiking

Globally known as a hikers paradise, Banff National Park is home to many trails for all fitness levels.

ATV TOURS

Fully guided and featuring a array of gorgeous trails, ATV Tours will have you beaming with delight as you rush down a mountain side.

CAVE TOURS

Available year-round, Cave Tours are the perfect activities for those looking for something creative and unique. This tour allows you to explore the underground world of Rats Nest Cove.

CANYON WALKS

Take a tour of the incredible photogenic Johnston’s Canyon. From the rushing river to mossy greens that surround you – this is a quintessential Banff National Park experience.

HORSEBACK RIDING

Ride through the wilderness of the Canadian Rockies on horseback. As you explore your surroundings be sure to take a moment to appreciate nature’s fine work.

VIA FERRATA

A climbing experience for those with little experience. Let your guide take you through a series of ladders and ropes as you climb through one of Banff’s majestic mountains.

WILDLIFE TOURS

Take a tour to discover how the true Banff local lives. From bears, elks and everything else you’ll fid in our forest, this expeirence will give you a new appreciation for the wild.

COLUMBIA ICEFIELDS

Rated as one of the most scenic highways in the world, this bucket-list drive will provide you with views of incredible peaks, hidden turquoise blue lakes and many opportunities to see wildlife along the way.

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff by Scooter

banff by scooter

Experience the thrill of driving modern Vespa scooters around the beautiful streets of Banff! Located on site, in the Conference Centre, for your convenience.

Fairmont Banff Springs, Summer Activities, Glacier Skywalk

GLACIER SKYWALK

Experience waterfalls, wildlife, fossils and more, on an exciting cliff-edge walkway that leads to a platform where glass is all that separates you from a 918 foot drop.

Fairmont Banff Springs, Summer Activities, E-biking

E-BIKE TOURS

Think outside the bus this summer and see the best of Banff’s natural beauty via active, accessible guided e-bike tours.

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