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Lake Minnewanka offers the premier fishing experience in Banff National Park.

Spend a few hours, or even a whole day, on the turquoise waters of Lake Minnewanka with an experienced fishing guide, learning the lines, or trying to catch the big one. Three fishing trips are available, include refreshments, and all boats are fully equipped with everything you’ll need; rods, reels, tackle and modern fish tracking equipment to help reel in that big one.

All of our guided fishing trips are only bookable at the Lake Minnewanka boathouse or by phoning 1.866.606.6700. Reservations and a deposit may be required.

Prices from
Fishing Experience per adult$190
Fishing Experience per child$95
Half-Day Charter first two anglers$575
    Additional angler$100
    Additional child$75

Fishing Experience

This three hour trip is the perfect introductory to fishing or for the angler who is traveling with family less keen to fish than they are. The Fishing Experience is a group trip purchased by the seat rather than the boat. National Park fishing licence included.

Departure Times

16 May – Sept 7 Duration Times
Half-Day on the Lake 4 Hours 8 AM, 1 PM, 5:30 PM


  • Children are 6-15 and must be accompanied by full paying adult; Children under 5 are complimentary.
  • Rates are subject to GST and are quoted in Canadian funds. VISA, MasterCard, American Express accepted with reservations, Direct Debit at time of purchase.
  • Reservations are required to guarantee fishing charters.
  • Fishing licenses are included with fishing experience.   
  • Click here for more information on the Canadian Fishing Regulations.
  • 48 hours notice is required for cancellations to avoid cancellation charges.

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