Plan your holiday in Jasper National Park to new heights with a ride on the Jasper SkyTram, The Canada’s longest aerial tramway. Soar above the park’s sub-alpine vegetation, watching for wildlife down below, as you gently move towards the upper station. As you climb aboard your enclosed tram car for the ride to the top, a knowledgeable guide will accompany you on the flight to share a few insights about the area, its history and the wealth of wildlife nearby. Over the course of your 7.5 -minutes ride, enjoy incredible views of the largest park in the UNESCO Canadian Rockies World Heritage Site. Soon you arrive at the alpine upper station where you can take a stroll on the boardwalk and the 1.4 km (0.9 mile) Summit Trail to the top of Whistlers Mountain at 2,463 meters (8,081 feet) above sea level to view six mountain ranges. Along the way, you might spot ground squirrels, hoary marmots and sometimes even Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep.
No skill or experience is required on this elating whitewater rafting down the Fraser River. You'll handle fierce Class 3+ rapids bound to splash every rafter! You will love the scenic drive to our next point near Mount Robson. Our guide will provide you with all the necessary gadgets including paddles, wetsuits, neoprene booties, paddle coats/jacket and helmets. Being geared up with your swimming outfit, enables you to be fit up and prepared for the river in record time. As you begin your float along the gentle current, your licensed guide provides instruction and offers tips for navigating the rapids that lay downstream. After a little practice in calmer waters, tackle the river’s rolling, roiling, and swirling Class II. Dodge rock gardens and dip into swells and eddies as you paddle along, deftly maneuvering your raft under the careful supervision of your guide. In between stretches of thrilling white water listen to commentary and interesting facts about the river, the wildlife, and the natural wonders of scenic valley.
On this one-way tour to Jasper discover the best of the Canadian Rockies. Ride along the Ice fields Parkway, explore the beautiful Athabasca Falls and just feel like you are floating above the ice-capped peaks on the Glacier Skywalk. Make your way through the spectacular scenes of Clearwater County to a helipad nestled at the edge of Banff National Park’s untouched wilderness. Climb aboard a comfortable helicopter, get acquainted with your pilot, and take off, gazing down as you veer toward the untamed alpine world to the west. Soar high above the peaks and valleys below you at an altitude of 12,400 feet (4,000 m) for truly unencumbered panoramas that stretch out as far as the eye can see. Cruise over icy glaciers, emerald-hued lakes, and tumbling waterfalls between stretches of rocky ridges and dense evergreen forests, flying above the turquoise waters of Lake Louise and passing over the Great Divide.
Take a nearly 30-mile (45 km) journey through probably the most captivating natural and topographical features of the Canadian Rockies. On this tour, you will see natural life in the Maligne Valley, find bridges in Maligne Canyon and make a memorable 90-minute ride to Spirit Island. Sit back, relax and enjoy vibrant stories from the onboard tour guide, including the history of the lake and its earliest explorers, along with the geology, glaciology, flora & fauna of the area. Upon arrival at Spirit Island, the boat docks and guests are able to disembark and enjoy a short nature trail leading to a viewing platform for that bucket list photo overlooking Spirit Island.
Discover the best of the Canadian Rockies on this one-way tour to Jasper. Ride along the Icefields Parkway, see the beautiful Athabasca Falls, and feel like you're floating above the ice- capped peaks on the Glacier Skywalk. Choose from pickup spots including Calgary, Canmore, Banff, and Lake Louise. See scenic mountain vistas and wildlife along the way, with photo stops at Athabasca Falls. Then head to the Columbia Icefields and reach the Athabasca Glacier via the Ice Explorer, a massive vehicle specially designed to travel on glaciers. Step onto the glacier's surface for a once-in-a-lifetime experience and then stop for a hot lunch at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Next, take a 5-minute shuttle ride to the Glacier Skywalk and feel your heart pump faster as you step out on the walkway, made of clear glass over a 918-foot (280-m) drop. Feel like you're floating above the snow-capped mountain peaks and vast valleys as you walk along the observation platform above the Sunwapta Valley—filled with boulders, streams, and wildlife. This tour also includes stops in Lake Louise, Bow Lake. Stops are approximately 15 to 25 minutes to explore around each lake and take photos.
Take off for an outdoor adventure filled with stunning natural scenery, ancient glaciers, and the Columbia Icefield, all seen from a high-flying helicopter. Go down in an alpine meadow and take a leisurely journey through the woods for sweeping views of the Rockies and a dramatic cascading waterfall. Make your way to a helipad on the banks of the beautiful Cline River, just a stone’s throw from the protected wilderness and pristine mountain landscapes of Banff National Park. Climb in and peer out the window as your pilot spins the chopper into action and you take off, the ground dropping away beneath you as you cut a course toward the peaks. Zip through Cline Pass and soar over the ancient glaciers of Cline, Lion, and Lioness. These slow-moving, frozen hulks carve valleys, rivers, and lake beds as they inch across and erode the mountainside over the course of millennia. Marvel at their icy mass, and then touchdown in a picturesque meadow and hop out of the helicopter for your hike. Follow your guide along an easy trail, enjoying the remote and secluded environs as you admire evergreen forests, wildflower-blanketed knolls, and rocky ridges that drop into grassy valleys. The pinnacle of your hour-long nature walk is a 900-foot (274-m) waterfall that plunges down from 2 aqua-hued alpine lakes with the snow-capped peaks of the Rockies as its backdrop.