TWO UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES IN THE HEART OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES

Discover the power of nature on the Glacier Adventure – the must-do experience in the Canadian Rockies. At the heart of the incredible Icefields Parkway is one of the largest non-polar ice fields in the world. Here, you’ll travel on a massive Ice Explorer to a place where you can walk on, feel and drink from the Athabasca Glacier. Then, take a jaw-dropping walk along the glass-floored Glacier Skywalk at the cliff’s edge.

Tours fill quickly. We strongly recommend reserving a time before you visit us.

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$85 ADULT
   $43 AGES 6-15
PRICES AT THE GATE FROM $94 ADULT | $47 AGES 6-15

The wildfire in the Verdant Creek area of Kootenay National Park continues to burn since first being detected on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Parks Canada staff are actively managing the fire; however, smoke is affecting air quality and reduced visibility in some areas of Banff National Park. 
 
At this time, there are no impacts or disruptions to our operations.
 
Those with respiratory conditions should take precaution when visiting the area while smoke advisories are in place.

We are working closely with our partners to monitor and stay informed about the wildfire to ensure that we have the most up-to-date information.
 
For more information on the Verdant Creek wildfire, please visit Parks Canada’s website
EVENINGS ON THE ICE
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EVENINGS ON THE ICE

Available June 10 – Sept 10

Evenings are magical at the Columbia Icefield. Experience this first-hand with an evening tour and appetizers on the glacier. Then, return for dinner at Altitude Restaurant.

From $109 /ADULT | $68 /AGES 6-15.

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THE INCREDIBLE ICE EXPLORER

Designed for glacier travel, the massive Ice Explorer is an all-terrain vehicle that’ll take you directly on to a 10,000 year-old sheet of ice.

DINE BY THE GLACIER

Overlooking the mighty Athabasca Glacier rests Altitude Restaurant, a truly unique dining experience located directly off the world-famous Icefield Parkway. Altitude’s décor brings the outdoors in. Everything from the crevasse-blue light fixtures to the rock-like surfaces and icy-blue textiles mirrors the glacial history that it overlooks. Altitude’s menu features locally-sourced ingredients such as a rack of lamb from Sungold Farms. Altitude is the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploring.  

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Tips & Tricks

BEAT THE CROWDS
The best time to visit the Columbia Icefield is before 1pm or after 3pm. Beat the crowds, increase your chance of wildlife sightings and take advantage of enhanced experiences like a guided morning tour on the Glacier Skywalk.
ALTITUDE and CHALET RESTAURANTS
Two all-new restaurants! Chalet serves casual and fresh food from a grab-and-go menu. Altitude takes the experience of dining to new heights; with exceptional glacier views and locally-sourced Canadian cuisine.
EVENINGS ON THE ICE
Evenings are magical at the Columbia Icefield. Experience this first-hand with an exclusive tour that includes appetizers on the glacier. Then, head inside for dinner at Altitude Restaurant. Reservations required.
GLACIER SKYWALK
Short on time? Amaze yourself with views from the Glacier Skywalk. Single attraction admission available. Learn more about the Glacier Skywalk
CURIO SHOP
Located on the first floor of the Glacier Discovery Centre, the Curio Shop offers clothing, postcards and other souvenirs perfect for preserving your memories of the Columbia Icefield.
COLUMBIA ICEFIELD SIGHTSEEING TOURS
Let us do the driving! Join a sightseeing tour that includes the Glacier Adventure, Glacier Skywalk and other iconic locations on the Icefields Parkway. Explore Sightseeing tours

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