Lake Minnewanka Cruise Now Closed for Winter

The Lake Minnewanka Cruise is currently closed for winter and is scheduled to reopen May 8, 2020.
We’re planning for our best season yet with exciting experiences and fun adventures.

Please see 2020 rates operating hours below.

2020 SEASONAL RATES

  ADULT CHILD  
Classic Cruise
 
$59 $30 Early Bird Pricing
Explorer Cruise
Extended cruise to Devil's Gap
$89 $45 Early Bird Pricing

BUNDLE & SAVE WITH PACKAGES AND COMBOS

Family Cruise
One free child with each full paying adult , daily at 11 AM and 3:30 PM. Additional children extra.
$59 FREE Early Bird Pricing
Beer Voyage
Tour the mighty Minnewanka while enjoying a tasty selection of local craft beer
$80 $40 Early Bird Pricing
Banff Explorer
Banff Gondola & Lake Minnewanka Classic Cruise
Save up to
15%*
Ultimate Explorer
Banff Gondola, Lake Minnewanka Classic Cruise & Glacier Adventure
Save up to
15%*
Explore Banff Sightseeing Tour
Brewster Sightseeing tour with Lake Minnewanka Classic Cruise and Banff Gondola
$192 $96  


BOAT RENTALS AVAILABLE
GUIDED FISHING AVAILABLE

2020 DAILY OPERATING HOURS

Classic Cruise
May 8** – June 11 Departures every hour, on the hour from 11 AM to 5 PM
June 12 – June 25 Departures every hour, on the hour from 10 AM to 6 PM
June 26 – Sept 7 Departures every hour, on the hour from 10 AM to 6 PM
Plus every half hour from 11:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Sept 8 – Sept 20 Departures every hour, on the hour from 10 AM to 6 PM
Sept 21 – Oct 12** Departures every hour, on the hour from 12 PM to 5 PM
Explorer Cruise
June 12 – Sept 20 Departures at 10 AM
Family Cruise***
June 26 – Sept 7 Departures at 11 AM and 3 PM
Beer Voyage
June 12 – Sept 15 Departures at 5 PM

 

  • *On multiple attractions.
  • **Weather Dependent
  • ***Family Cruise includes one child admitted free with each paying adult.
  • Please allow approximately one hour for this excursion; we recommend you arrive at the boat house 30 minutes prior to cruise.
  • The Lake Minnewanka boathouse is fully wheelchair accessible with access ramps leading down to the dock. We have the Minnewanka II that is available to take wheelchairs onboard.  
  • Rates and hours of operation subject to change without notice.
  • Availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis and specific departure times cannot be guaranteed without pre-purchased tickets.
  • Attraction tickets are non-refundable.
  • For the safety of those onboard bear spray is not permitted on cruises.
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