The well-being of our guests and staff has always been our top concern. This season we are taking extra measures to ensure you can travel with confidence. This includes the peace of mind to cancel anytime and receive a full refund.

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  • Crowd-Free Comfort and Mandatory Masks Crowd-Free Comfort and Mandatory Masks
  • Enhanced cleaning program Enhanced cleaning program
  • Rigorous staff training Rigorous staff training
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  • Flexible Cancellations Policy Flexible Cancellations Policy

Soak in Banff's Spectacular Attractions with Open Top Touring.

Cruise through majestic mountain vistas aboard an Insta-worthy vintage-style vehicle.

This summer head to Banff, where you can travel back in time as you tour the region’s most jaw-droppingly beautiful destinations. Board a 1930’s style coach appointed with modern amenities and experience the rich culture and history of Canada’s first National Park. Open Top Touring offers a one-of-a-kind local experience to help you immerse yourself in the simplicity of nature and leave the rest behind.

Tour Options


Daily until October 11

Expect rich characters, fascinating stories, gorgeous views and photo opportunities at every turn.


  • Departures from the east entrance of the Mount Royal Hotel
  • 90 minute tour
  • Storyteller guide in 1930s costume
  • Visit the most Insta-worthy photo spots

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Daily until October 11

This summer discover the unspoiled natural beauty of Banff on this family-friendly interactive tour. Get ready to travel back in time when you board a 1930s vintage-style coach and listen to the rich stories that have shaped Banff culture.


  • Departures from the east entrance of the Mount Royal Hotel
  • 90 minute tour
  • Tour designed for Kids 12 and under
  • Interactive games, music and prizes included

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Daily, June 18 – September 26

Venture back to Banff's prohibition era with Open Top Touring. The exclusive Moonshine & Microbrews Tour includes a guided, round-trip tour in one of our open-air, vintage-inspired automobiles and a tasting experience aboard our Lake Minnewanka Beer Voyage Cruise. A prohibition-style cocktail from Farm & Fire caps off the night.


  • Departures from the Elk + Avenue lobby
  • 3.5 hour tour
  • 18+ only tour
  • Special route and themed commentary to Lake Minnewanka
  • Beer Voyage Cruise ticket included

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