From Banff: Lake Louise and Moraine Lake Sightseeing Tour

4.7 / 5

23 reviews

From Banff: Lake Louise and Moraine Lake Sightseeing Tour

From $75.46 per person

Complete your trip to Banff by visiting two of the area’s most beautiful lakes, Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. This half-day tour gives you the chance to see both stunning lakes, experience their beauty on a small group tour and take amazing photos.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please be ready 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. Pickup will be from the lobby of the listed hotels, except in the following cases: • Mount Royal pickup will be from the bus parking area behind the hotel • Banff Springs pickup will be from the Gatehouse Foyer • Banff Centre pickup will be from the PDC Building


  • Take a scenic drive along the Bow Valley Parkway through a wildlife rich habitat
  • Admire Lake Louise's world-famous beauty against the backdrop of the Victoria Glacier
  • Take in stunning Moraine Lake's famous viewpoint of the Valley of the Ten Peaks
  • Relax and enjoy the views without worrying about driving or parking on this small group bus tour
Full description
Enjoy the drive from Banff in a modern minibus after your friendly guide picks you up from the meeting point. Keep your eyes peeled for animals such as deer, elk, and bears as you drive along scenic, winding Bow Valley Parkway. Your guide will share stories on Banff National Park, its history and the local animals on the way. Arrive at iconic Lake Louise after a scenic stop along the Bow Valley Parkway to admire the views of Castle Mountain. Your 30-minute visit at the lake gives you plenty of time to wander the famous shoreline, take photos of the lake against the backdrop of the mountains and Victoria Glacier, and admire the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel. Next, your guide will take you to Moraine Lake, set in the rugged Valley of the Ten Peaks with waterfalls and rock piles. Enjoy a short guided walk to the famous Valley of the Ten Peaks viewpoint, or relax and take in the lake from the shoreline. After a 30-minute stop here, your guide will transport you back to Banff and drop you at your hotel.
  • Banff hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional certified guide
  • Small-group tour, maximum 24 guests per guide
  • Maple cookie snack and hot chocolate
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • The access road to Moraine Lake is closed between early October and late May each year due to avalanche risk, the exact dates of closure vary each year depending on the weather conditions
    • Early season and late season bookings will not include Moraine Lake, but will instead spend 1 hour at Lake Louise.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 23 reviews

    Review summary

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    Best money spent in Park!

    This was by far the best thing we did in Banff. We've been several times to the park, but having Linda drive and discuss all the interesting things we were seeing was the absolute best. Safe driving. Interesting talk. Perfect timing. Such a lovely way to relax, enjoy the scenery, and learn at the same time!

    September 25, 2019

    Best Tour and Best tour Guide!

    This was one of the best tours ever! Basically due to the very knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide, Tyler. He told the best stories along the way, and was very attentive to everyone. Since we had s small group of 5, I feel we got even more personalized attention. So going on September 6, after a lot of people were home and back at school was perfect timing. The stories about the wildlife in the area and his own personal encounters were wonderful. The scenery at Lake Louise and Moraine were amazing, and breathtaking. I had heard a lot about Lake Louise, but when you see both these iconic places in person, you feel like it’s a dream. The deep tourquise blue at Moraine was stunning. Highly recommend this tour and Tyler

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    September 14, 2019

    Recommended excursion!

    A very nice tour with a lot of information. The organization and implementation were impeccable. A small misunderstanding regarding the pickup location could be clarified quickly by email. Our guide (Kelsey) was easy to understand and with her open-minded nature made for a pleasant atmosphere and provided plenty of information about the country and its people. (very funny)

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    June 22, 2019

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