Welcome to the Banff Lake Cruise

Thank you for visiting the Banff Lake Cruise. Experience the same stunning Rocky Mountains scenery that has attracted visitors to enjoy boat tours on Lake Minnewanka for more than 100 years. We are proud to offer the best cruise in the lake's long boating history; boasting a one hour, hands-on interpretive cruise the entire length of the largest lake in the Canadian Rockies.

For information and to purchase tickets please visit our helpful staff on the dock at the boathouse. If you have already puchased a ticket but do not have a departure time, please visit the boathouse to recieve your boarding pass. We ask that you are on the dock 15 minutes prior to the departure time printed on your boarding pass.

Please note, there are no washroom facilities on the dock or any of the boats. The nearest washroom is located at the parking lot.

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See the ticket agents in the boathouse for more information and to recieve your combo attraction tickets.
Black Anchor Snack Shop
Serving a great selection of light meals, ice cream and snacks to-go, perfect for a family treat while enjoying the beauty of the lake after your Banff Lake Cruise.

The Black Anchor is located onshore in the green building at the top of the ramp.
Rental Motorboats & Pedal Boats
Enjoy a leisurely ride in one of our aluminum motorboats for hire; no experience necessary. Or try a pedal boat: these four-person craft are stable, easy to maneuver and perfect for a unique family adventure on the lake.

To rent a boat visit the dock hands in the rentals shed (turn left when you get onto the dock from the ramp) or visit the boathouse for more information.

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