Lake Minnewanka is an angler's playground. It's the only lake in Banff National Park where power boats are welcomed.

Come and try your luck fishing in one of our 16-foot aluminum motorboats available for rent. Or, if fishing isn't your game, you and your family can simply enjoy a leisurely hour or two exploring the lake. Our rental boats come complete with all the necessary safety equipment and gas.

Our rental boats are not bookable online. They are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Lake Minnewanka docks.

Prices from
Motor Boats 1st hour$115
   Additional hours$65
   Half Day (4 Hours)$295
Double Kayaks 1st hour$75
   Additional hours$40
Single Kayaks 1st hour$45
   Additional hours$25
Canoe 1st hour$85
   Additional hours$45

Boathouse Hours

May 7 – June 4 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
June 5 – June 30 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
July 1 – September 6 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
September 7 – September 26 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
September 27 – October 11 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Rental Hours Opens as the first tour departs.
Closes as the last tour departs.
All rentals boats need to be returned no later than 1 hour after the last tour departs.


  • *Weather and social distancing dependent
  • Maximum 4-5 passengers per 16 foot aluminum boats with 8 and 9.9 hp outboard motors.
  • Rates are subject to GST and are quoted in Canadian funds. VISA, MasterCard, American Express accepted with reservations.
  • Half-day (4 hours) rental boats are only available on weekdays, Monday to Friday.
  • Operating season is weather dependent.

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A member of our team will respond within 24 hours (weekdays) and 48 hours (weekends).

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