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Regardless of when you visit, you can travel with confidence knowing your safety is our priority. This includes the peace of mind to cancel and receive a full refund up to 48 hours before your visit.

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Hit the open water this summer at Minnewanka!

Feel the fresh mountain air, watch for wildlife and get adventurous on Banff's largest lake. Choose from one of our acclaimed cruises and explore under the lead of a knowledgeable guide on a heated, covered boat. Or set your own course with a kayak, canoe or motorboat rental.

Back on the shore, stop by the Black Anchor Snack Shop for a picnic lunch. It just feels like summer out here!

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Getting to the Lake

Lake Minnewanka is one of Banff’s most popular destinations and the parking lot fills quickly; please arrive at least two hours prior to your cruise time to ensure you find a parking spot and have time to explore the area from the shore.

For the best experience, leave the drive to us. Show your tour ticket to the Route 6 bus driver of the Bow Valley's Roam Public Transit service from Downtown Banff to Lake Minnewanka and get a FREE RETURN RIDE on the day of your cruise.*

*Please allow for 30 minutes of travel time if taking Roam Public Transit.

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Alberta residents save up to 20%
Ages 5 and under ride free anytime
Cancel up to 2 days before your trip for a full refund

2023 Dates: May 12 – October 9, 2023*

*Weather dependent

Make memories your way

Make memories your way

From family-friendly expeditions to cruising with a craft beer in hand, find the right tour for you on Lake Minnewanka.

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