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Have Banff National Park all to yourself! Banff Private Experiences exclusively for you.

Please note, some Resort Activites may not be available due to current governmental health guidelines. Please contact our Concierge team for current activity details & hours.
During your stay, we would like for you to experience the best of Banff National Park through one of Banff’s Exclusive Private Experiences by Fairmont Banff Springs. These custom itineraries are created to give our guests an experience that only Fairmont can deliver. You will get fully immersed into the landscape, history, culture and adventure that lives in the National Park.

Have any questions or need more info? Email or call 403 762 2211

All Seasons Private Experiences

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff National Park

Photography Add-On

This add-on’s primary focus is taking photos of you and the scenery, while you are being guided to some of our favourite locations in Banff and the Canadian Rockies. Our favourite local photographer will join you and our guide, on your journey capturing your experience with their camera and Go-Pro. No hassle, no spoiled moments, just an enjoyable private experience in Banff. Our photographer will also spend some time discussing photography in the mountains and giving a couple of tips on how to capture the great scenery for yourself. At the end of the experience, you will be provided with a link where photos of your experience will be ready for you to print, share with friends or on social media.

Includes: Photographer, 25 photos sent via online site and unedited SD card from Go-Pro.
Dates: Available Friday afternoon – Sunday. Must be booked 4 days in advance. 2 hour experience.
Cost: $299 + tax for 2 hours; $100 + tax for each additional hour.

Banff Summer Private Experiences

Fairmont Banff Springs, Summer

Sunrise Hike

Allow our experience guides to whisk you away on a private sunrise hike. Start your morning with a 360 degree view of Banff atop Tunnel Mountain. Listen to stories of the area and animals from your experienced Fairmont guide, while stopping to get those key photos. You’ll find a gourmet picnic to dine on as the sun comes up over the Canadian Rockies. Hike difficulty – moderate.

Private 2 Persons
Includes: Transport, STOCK meal, one non-alcoholic drink, water & Fairmont guide
Dates: June – September (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat). Time depends on season. Tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance. Max two guests per booking. For additional guests, please contact hotel directly.
Cost: $199 + tax

Fairmont Banff Springs, Summer

half day hike

Create memories to last a lifetime with our Half Day Hike. During this private hike, wind through the forests of Banff National Park and take moments to appreciate its calm serenity, later you’ll find a gourmet picnic to enjoy during your hike or post-hike. Hike difficulty decided by guest, working with guide. Easy, moderate and hard hike options available.

Private 2 Persons
Includes: Transport, STOCK meal, one non-alcoholic drink, water, hiking poles & Fairmont guide.
Dates: Daily, June – October. Departure time: 1:00pm. Length depends on chosen trail. Picnic may be moved indoors post-hike depending on weather. Tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance. Max two guests per booking. For additional
guests please contact hotel directly.
Cost: $369 + tax

EVEning vermilion lake bike tour

Our Fairmont guide will take you on a private bike ride to one of the most picturesque areas in Banff National Park. Leaving from the hotel, you will bike along the Bow River and Vermilion Lakes, stopping along the way for you to take some beautiful photos and hear your guide talk about the area, mountains, and animals

Private 4 Persons max
Includes: Bike, helmets, water, snack & Fairmont guide.
Dates: Daily, 6:00pm – 7:45pm. Length 15km return. Max four guests per booking. Recommend age 13+. For additional guests please contact hotel directly.
Cost: $199 + tax

wildlife corridor tour

Enjoy the luxury of Fairmont Banff Springs while exploring the most active wildlife corridors in the Canadian Rockies. Highlights of the tour include: the opportunity to see local wildlife, historic wildlife locations, the Bow Falls & more! During your tour you’ll stop at our Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course clubhouse for a locally-sourced charcuterie board and drink on one of the best patios in Banff.

Private 4 Persons max
Includes: Golf cart ride, Fairmont guide, charcuterie board, one alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink and water.
Dates: Daily, 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Max four guests.
Cost: $279 + tax

Fairmont Banff Springs, Golf Course

MOUNTAIN VIEW RANGE EXPERIENCE

The left side of the practice facility at the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course is your private space with comfortable seating and tables, a fire pit, music and an amazing view! Target greens, a practice bunker and grass-hitting area allow you to hit a variety of shots while enjoying a bite to eat and beverages with your group.

Private 6 Persons max
Includes: Rental golf clubs, range balls, private area on practice facility, access to putting & chipping greens, and a grill experience (featuring a burger or sausage, french fries, cookie and one non-alcoholic drink per person).
Dates: Daily, June – August. 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:00pm, and 6:30pm. Max six guests.
Cost: $249/first hour; $99/one additional hour + tax. $30/hour/person + tax for up to two additional guests.

Banff Summer Luxury Small Group Tours

stanley thompson golf course cart tour

The golf cart tour is a one-hour experience that takes you around the front nine holes of our historic Stanley Thompson-designed golf course, reaching the base of Mount Rundle and the edge of the Bow River. The tour is led by a knowledgeable guide that will provide information on the golf course, history, and surrounding mountains in the area. There are a number of great photo opportunities on this tour!

10 Persons max
Includes: Golf cart, keepsake, water & Fairmont Banff Springs golf guide.
Requirements: Only two people per cart (children under six years of age may ride with the parents in the same cart). Only persons possessing a valid driver’s license may drive the golf cart.
Dates: Daily, May 15 – October 3. 5:30pm & 7:00pm. This is a group tour. Max number of guests is 10. Must be booked 24 hours in advance.
Cost: $49 + tax per person (complimentary for children under six years of age).

UNIQUELY LOCAL BREWERY TOUR

Experience three of the Bow Valley’s finest craft beer breweries! Take in the amazing Rocky Mountain views as we transport you to and from our stops and listen to the stories that our guides share with you along the way. Driving first to the town of Canmore, where our first stop will be Grizzly Paw Brewery. Here you will enjoy a light lunch before moving on to Canmore Brewery. After finishing up in Canmore, we will head back to visit our third and final brewery, Three Bears in Banff. Must be 18+.

10 Persons max
Includes: Transport, three guided brewery tastings and light lunch.
Dates: June – September (Monday & Wednesday). 11:00am – 3:30pm. This is a group tour. Max number of guests is 10.
Cost: $149 + tax per person.

LAKE LOUISE & MORAINE LAKE TOUR

Enjoy a half day tour of Lake Louise & Moraine Lake with one of our accredited Fairmont guides. Take advantage of a hassle-free experience to enjoy the most popular destinations in the Canadian Rockies. During this experience, you will be dropped off at Moraine Lake to spend 45 minutes at your leisure. Your guide will provide a map with their favourite stops and spots. From there you will head to Lake Louise where we receive priority parking at our sister property of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Here you will get to enjoy the stunning views and iconic trails by choosing to join our guide on a walk around the lake or spend time at your leisure.

10 Persons max
Includes: Transport, breakfast pastries, snack, non-alcoholic drinks & Fairmont guide.
Dates: June – September (Tues, Thurs, Sun). 7:00am – 12:00pm. This is a group tour. Max number of guests is 10.
Cost: $129 + tax per person.

Banff Fall & Spring Private Experiences

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff National Park

Banff Scenic Photo Tour

Join us on this private adventure around some of Banff’s greatest photo locations, while learning about the history, mountains and Banff National Park with our Fairmont accredited guide. Banff has some of the most stunning landscapes in the world and is well known for its turquoise lakes and jagged mountain peaks. This tour will take you to Banff’s most scenic Instagram photo spots in a couple hours. Stops include: Surprise Corner, Banff sign, Mt. Norqauy lookout, Lake Minnewanka, and some of our hidden favourites.

Private 2 Persons
Includes: Transport, STOCK snack, non-alcoholic drinks, Fairmont guide, use of Go-Pro and keepsake memory card
Dates: October – December 16 and April 1 – May 31 Daily, 9:00am – 12:00pm. Tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance. Max two persons per booking. For additional people please contact hotel directly
Cost: $199 + tax

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff National Park

Lake Louise Tour

TOUR NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME. Enjoy a half day tour to Marble Canyon and Lake Louise with one of our accredited Fairmont guides. During this private experience, you will view the Continental Divide on the boundary of Alberta and British Columbia, hike along the edge of Marble Canyon and then spend 1.5 hours at Lake Louise, where you can join our guide on a guided walk around the lake, or spend at your own leisure.

Private 2 Persons
Includes: Transport, STOCK meal, non-alcoholic drinks, Fairmont guide
Dates: NOT CURRENTLY OFFERED
Cost: $499 + tax

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff National Park

VERMILION LAKES BIKE TOUR

Our Fairmont guide, will take you on a private bike ride to one of the most picturesque areas in Banff National Park. Leaving from the hotel, you will bike along the Bow River and Vermilion Lakes, stopping along the way for you to take some beautiful photos and hear your guide talk about the area, mountains, and animals.

Private 4 Persons
Includes: Bike, helmets, water, STOCK snack & Fairmont guide.
Dates: October – December 16 and April 1 – May 31. Daily, 9:30am – 11:30am. Length 15km return. Max four persons per booking. Recommend age 13+. For additional people please contact hotel directly
Cost: $199 + tax

Banff Winter Private Experiences

Fairmont Banff Springs, Winter

Grotto Canyon ICe Walk Tour

Join our Fairmont guide as you hike the creek bed through a narrow canyon, past unusual rock formations and spectacular icefalls – a private experience in Banff not to be missed. Among the best Banff Private Experiences, to walk directly on the ice, and on the creek bed floor gives you a unique view of the canyon. Your guide will point out the stunted pine forest and hidden ancient native pictographs, which were likely created by Hopi visitors from the Arizona region. The symbols have many possible meanings and origins and you will learn more about First Nation history in the Bow Valley.

Private 2 Persons
Includes: Transport, snack, non-alcoholic drinks, Fairmont guide, ice cleats & poles
Dates: January – March. Daily, 8:30am – 11:30am. Tour must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Max two guest per booking. For additional guests please contact hotel directly
Cost: $249 + tax

VERMILION LAKES FAT BIKE TOUR

Join our Fairmont guide on one of the most uniquely Banff Private Experiences – a fat-bike ride to one of the most picturesque areas in Banff National Park. Leaving from the hotel, you will bike along the Bow River and Vermilion Lakes, stopping along the way for you to take some beautiful photos and hear your guide talk about the area, mountains, and animals.

Private 4 Persons
Includes: Fat Tire Bike, helmets, water, STOCK snack & Fairmont guide.
Dates: January – March Daily, 9:30am – 11:30am. Length 15km return. Max four persons per booking. Recommend age 13+. For additional people please contact hotel directly
Cost: $199 + tax

Fairmont Banff Springs, Winter

Snowshoe Tour – private experience

Join us on this exclusive private experience – a guided adventure around some of Banff’s great snowshoe trails, and experience winter with one of our experienced Fairmont guides the way they like to experience it – as a mix of fun, challenge, and learning, combined with the simple enjoyment of being outside in nature. We’ll stop for a hot cocoa along the way and finish with a nice picnic lunch.

Private 4 Persons
Includes: Transport, STOCK meal, non-alcoholic drinks, Fairmont guide, snowshoes & poles
Dates: January – March. Daily, 12:30pm – 4:30pm. Duration of trip depends of trail chosen. Tour must be booked 48 hours in advance. Max 4 guests per booking. For additional guests please contact hotel directly.
Cost: $349 + tax

Fairmont Banff Springs, Winter

Evening Snowshoe Tour

One of the best Banff Private Experiences is snowshoe under the stars. This truly unique winter experience will take you on an awe-inspiring night-time walk to view the night sky as you’ve never seen it before. Experience what it feels like to be in a winter forest while getting a lesson on the constellations and Banff National Park. Finish the evening off with a campfire, s’mores and a hot beverage.

Private 2 Persons
Includes: campfire, s’mores kit, alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks & Fairmont guide.
Dates: January – March. Daily, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Tour must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Max two guests per booking. For additional guests please contact hotel directly.
Cost: $199 + tax

LAKE LOUISE TOUR PRIVATE Experience

TOUR NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME. Enjoy a half day tour to Marble Canyon and Lake Louise with one of our accredited Fairmont guides. During this private experience in Banff, you will stop at the Continental Divide on the boundary of Alberta and British Columbia, hike along the edge of Marble Canyon and then spend 1.5 hours at Lake Louise, where you can join our guide on a guided walk around the lake, or spend at your own leisure. Winter – Snowshoe Lake Louise or Ice Skate the lake during the 1.5 hour time

Private 2 Persons
Includes: Transport, STOCK meal, non-alcoholic drinks, Fairmont guide, snowshoes, poles & skates included
Dates: NOT CURRENTLY OFFERED
Cost: $499 + tax

Rentals for Banff Private Experiences

Winter Rentals

Fat Tire Bike – Based on Availability
Includes: Bike, helmet & lock
1st hour – complimentary (part of resort experience fee)
Half Day
(1 hour complimentary + 3 hours = 4 hours total) – $25 per bike
Full Day
(over 4 hours) – $40 per bike

Hockey Stick – Based on Availability
Daily – $5

Ice Cleats – Based on Availability
Daily – $12

Sleds – Based on Availability
Daily – $10

Snowshoes – Based on Availability
Daily – $12

Summer Rentals

Bike – Based on Availability
Includes: Bike, helmet & lock
1st hour – complimentary (part of resort experience fee)
Half Day
(1 hour complimentary + 3 hours = 4 hours total) – $25 per bike
Full Day
(over 4 hours) – $45 per bike

Cruise Bike Trailer – Limited Availability
Full Day (over 4 hours) – $25 per trailer

Stand Up Paddle Board – Limited Availability
Includes: Inflatable paddle board, life jacket, paddle & pump
Half Day (4 hours)
$40 per board
Full Day (over 4 hours) –
$55 per board

For more details regarding our Resort Activities or to make reservations, please reach out to our Concierge Team at 403-762-6895 or e-mail.  You can also find our Resort Activities Policies here.

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