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Calgary: 3-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

Calgary: 3-Hour Sightseeing Bus Tour

Explore Calgary and its landmarks, from the Calgary Tower and Heritage Park to the famous WinSport's Canada Olympic Park. Travel through the city while discovering how the Calgary Stampede, the 1988 Winter Olympics, and the railway helped to create this cosmopolitan city. Discover city sights such as Calgary City Hall, Olympic Plaza, Telus Spark, Calgary Zoo, East Village, Studio Bell, Stampede Park, Lougheed House Shopping Areas, Heritage Park Historical Village, Canada Olympic Park, Crescent Hill Peace Bridge, Downtown Calgary, Chinatown and Calgary Tower. This tour includes 3 brief stops, allowing for photo opportunities and additional commodity of the sights. At the end of the tour, you will be retuned to the base of the Calgary Tower.

Calgary Downtown: 2-Hour Introductory Walking Tour

Calgary Downtown: 2-Hour Introductory Walking Tour

Calgary is a blend of a brash frontier town and a lively metropolis. Explore the downtown with a tour guide who will introduce you to this dynamic city. Enjoy the public art and historical buildings along the route. Begin at Municipal Plaza and learn about the origins of Calgary. Continue on to see the newly-revitalized East Village buildings. Pass by more public art and many historic buildings. Travel along the most extensive pathway system in North America and into Chinatown. Work your way back towards the historic Stephen Avenue where your tour will end.

Calgary: Tips-Based City Highlights Walking Tour | 3-Hour

Calgary: Tips-Based City Highlights Walking Tour | 3-Hour

Enjoy an adventure through the streets of Calgary that is perfectly tailored for those with limited time in the city. Choose a public or private tour option and see some of the city's most famous landmarks on a short walking tour. Start your tour at the base of the Calgary Tower where you will meet you guide and other like-minded travelers from across the globe. Your guide will introduce the group, key some icebreakers, and give you an overview of the tour at large. Head west to your first destination, Edison Square. This is a great place to start historically in Calgary and the block is surrounded by 4 iconic buildings that have shaped Calgary to be what it is today; The Fairmont Palliser, The Grain Exchange, Edison Building, & Canada Pacific Railway Station. Travel one block north to Stephen Avenue, named after the first president of the CPR. This street is mainly a pedestrian only street which makes for great sightseeing. Notice the beautiful architecture and sandstone facades. Make your way east towards Olympic Plaza. This plaza was used for many ceremonies and events during the games and continues to be a gathering place in Calgary whether it be sunny and hot, or snowing and cold. Continue on your journey to Arts Common. Head inside and see how the arts shape the city and the impact it has on the wintery months. Whilst inside head up to the Plus 15, a public sidewalk that connects downtown 15 feet in the air. Use the airwalk to the Calgary Municipal Building where you will see a beautiful memorial for Chief David Crowchild, a monumental figure in Calgary. Visit the Calgary Public Library. This building was designed by two firms that did a wonderful job and is a huge highlight for many visitors. Spend some time discovering the many perks of such a building and then continue into East Village where we can see the National Music Centre, and Calgary's Saddledome in the distance. After a short introduction to East Village you will re-enter downtown to visit Calgary's City Hall, a picturesque building that might be missed without a knowledgeable local guide. Next, Juame Plensa's Wonderland Sculpture sit below the Bow Tower. The Bow's towering height and Wonderlands grandeur size compliments the area and gives Calgary a larger than life feel. From here you enter into The Bow for a short 15-minute rest, where you'll have the opportunity to use the restroom, or pick up a coffee. The second half of the tour is filled with excitement and awe, including; a real plane hanging from the rafters, a C-train ride, Calgary's Devonian Gardens, the Galleria Trees, Birdo's impressive mural, a city planners dream, and much more. At the end, you'll be left with local recommendations and tips for the rest of your time in Calgary.

Calgary: 3.5-Hour Bus City Tour with Gasoline Alley Museum

Calgary: 3.5-Hour Bus City Tour with Gasoline Alley Museum

Begin at the base of the Calgary Tower and travel through downtown on your way to the Calgary Zoo and Telus Spark Science Center. Travel in a comfortable bus through the East Village to historic Inglewood. Listen to your guide as they share stories and facts about this cosmopolitan city. The first stop will be at Scotsman's Hill, where you'll get a panoramic view of the skyline. Proceed through the Beltline to the Lougheed House and then to Heritage Park. Take time to explore Gasoline Alley, a museum dedicated to historical gravitational gas pumps and antique vehicles. Continue to Canada Olympic Park to watch some sporting activities. Following your time there, head back toward Calgary Downtown. On the way, stop for one more amazing view of the city. Travel through Downtown Calgary where the tour will conclude at the base of the Calgary Tower, where it began.

Downtown Calgary: Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Downtown Calgary: Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

As you explore downtown Calgary, listening to the guided tour on your smartphone, you'll learn about Calgary's dynamic history, from its robust arts community to the economic powerhouses to the wild west beginnings of the city. This looped tour begins and ends at the imposing Calgary City Hall buildings and is 4 kilometers long. It will take about 2 hours to complete, but you can explore for as long as you like! There's always plenty to see in this bustling city, whatever the weather. Some highlights of the tour include the Arts Commons, historic Stephen Avenue, The Palace Theatre, the Calgary Public Building, the Devonian Gardens, and The Grand. Explore some of Calgary's diverse public art installations, admire the distinctive Fairmont Palliser Hotel, learn about the historical significance behind the Famous Five and Family of Man sculptures, and crane your head back to take in the Bow skyscraper. A live GPS map shows where you currently are and where to go next, so you won't get lost. As you get close to the next destination, the tour guide commentary will automatically play. The tour also comes with a fun location-based trivia game. After the commentary plays, check out the trivia questions on your device and tap your guess at the answer. Enjoy a professional tour guide experience at your leisure, without the crowded tour groups and tight schedules. You can access the tour anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop and start the tour anywhere along the route if you want to explore something nearby, and get back to the trail whenever you want.

Calgary self-guided walking tour and scavenger hunt

Calgary self-guided walking tour and scavenger hunt

Looking for things to do in Calgary? Our Calgary scavenger hunt is a walk through the city’s center is an opportunity to learn about its history and discover many attractions. Solve challenges at each step to discover your next destination. Walk from Calgary Tower to Olympic Plaza and McDougall Centre, by way of the Bow and Stephen Avenue Walk. Have fun completing the challenges at each stop. The Calgary Tourist Scavenger Hunt is a 4.2 km / 2.6 mi walking tour with challenges along the way. It should take you 3 hours to complete. - A fun learning experience - Learn some local history - Challenge your knowledge: 26 varied challenges = Fun for all ages, kids included - Take as little, or as much time as you wish to complete your hunt Buy 1 scavenger hunt for your party of 1 to 6 people.

Calgary: City Tour by Vintage-Style Sidecar Motorcycle

Calgary: City Tour by Vintage-Style Sidecar Motorcycle

Discover Calgary, in a unique and engaging way as you tour through the city in a vintage-styled sidecar motorcycle. Enjoy 360-degree views and perfect photo angles during this stylish and comfortable ride. Meet your expert driver-guide at the downtown hotel or at the base of the Calgary Tower to begin your tour. Your first stop will be at the Fort Calgary - the birthplace of Calgary at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, where you will discover the heritage connection between the northwest Mounted Police and the Indigenous Peoples. Then, head to Scotsman’s Hill, from where you will be able to see the Stampede Grounds, the Saddledome, the National Music Centre, and the Calgary Tower. From there, enjoy the ride through the rejuvenated East Village to highlight the art and community engagement strategies of this progressive city. Next, make a stop on Crescent Road for views of Downtown and the Rocky Mountains that anchor our horizon. Drive down Centre Street to experience the diversity of the city, and glimpse the iconic Wonderland art installation, while you wave up at the visitors on the glass floor of the Calgary Tower. Finally, return to your pick-up location where your tour will end.

Calgary: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Calgary: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the Calgary Self-Guided Audio Tour, an immersive journey through one of Canada's most vibrant and culturally rich cities. In this unique experience, we invite you to explore Calgary at your own pace, on your own terms, embracing the freedom and flexibility to delve into its history, culture, myths, architecture, and more. Calgary, nestled in the foothills of the majestic Rocky Mountains, offers a tapestry of experiences for visitors seeking to uncover its hidden gems and iconic landmarks. Whether you're a history buff, an architecture enthusiast, or simply someone eager to learn about the city's diverse culture, this tour has something for everyone. With the convenience of audio guides, you have the power to choose your own adventure, deciding which attractions to visit and how long to spend at each one. No rigid schedules or fixed itineraries—just the joy of exploration on your terms. Throughout your journey, you'll gain insights into Calgary's fascinating past, from its humble beginnings as a small trading post to its emergence as a dynamic metropolis. Discover the stories behind iconic landmarks such as the Calgary Tower, the historic Stephen Avenue Walk, and the bustling Calgary Stampede grounds. But it's not just about history; delve into Calgary's vibrant culture, where tradition meets modernity. Learn about the indigenous peoples who have called this land home for thousands of years and the multicultural influences that have shaped its identity. Marvel at the architectural wonders that grace Calgary's skyline, from sleek skyscrapers to historic buildings that whisper tales of bygone eras. Each structure tells a story, reflecting the city's evolution and aspirations. As you embark on this self-guided tour, prepare to be captivated by Calgary's charm and beauty. Let your curiosity be your guide as you uncover hidden treasures, untold stories, and fascinating facts about this dynamic city. So, grab your headphones, hit play, and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Calgary. The adventure awaits, and the possibilities are endless.

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Great tour! We didn't know much about Calgary so this was a good way to learn more about the city and its history. Jennifer was fantastic, very well prepared and very welcoming! We definitely recommend this tour.

It was very well organized. Our tour leader Darrel is knowledgeable about the city and is engaging with the participants. The pace is good, not too fast and not too slow. Highly recommended.

Wonderful experience. Guide was very knowledgeable and driver was very friendly. It is a must if you want a full tour of Calgary.

Great tour. Our guide (Tobi) was very enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgeable about her home city. I highly recommend this tour

Micaela was great, friendly, funny and very knowledgeable.