Specialty Evening Wine + Cheese Cruises at Lake Minnewanka

Make the most of the long Summer evenings by setting sail upon the open emerald waters of beautiful Lake Minnewanka at dusk with weekly speciality themed cruises at the Banff Lake Cruise.
While you enjoy selected pairings of Canadian wine and cheeses, you’ll be treated to an engaging interpretive tour that focuses on the theme of the week surrounded by the stunning Rocky Mountain scenery– it truly is a unique opportunity to learn, relax and socialize on Lake Minnewanka.
Cruises departs every Wednesday and Saturday in July & August at 7:00pm and space is limited. Please arrive at Lake Minnewanka at 6:30pm. 

Book online by first selecting 'tickets only' then the cruise date, or call the Boathouse on 403-762-3473 to book your specialty cruise today.
90 Minutes
from $95.00
per person
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Hours & Rates

Hours & Rates

2017 Rates
Adult $95.00
Child $45.00

  • Children must be accompanied by full paying adult
  • Wine and cheese is included for adults
2017 Departure Times & Themes
June Summer Solstice Cruise June 20 9:00 PM
July Nations of the Past Every Wednesday & Saturday 7:00 PM
August Minnewanka Wild Every Wednesday & Saturday 7:00 PM

*Programming is subject to change without notice

Getting Here

Driving Distance
Canmore, Alberta 25 km 20 minutes
Lake Louise, Alberta 58 km 45 minutes
Calgary, Alberta 117 km 1 hours
Jasper, Alberta 299 km 3 hours
Edmonton, Alberta 400 km 4 hours

Note: Drive times are based on direct travel routes and exclude stop times for sightseeing.

GPS Coordinates
Driving here in a car with GPS? Enter the following coordinates into your GPS unit: Latitude 51° N 14.851 and Longitude 115° W 30.037.
Directions to Lake Minnewanka
Banff Lake Cruise is located in the boathouse “on the dock” at Lake Minnewanka. We are located 9 km (5 miles) from the town of Banff on the Minnewanka Loop Road, about a 15 minute drive. Please plan to be at the dock 15 minutes prior to your cruise departure time.


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