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This Banff wildlife safari is the perfect opportunity to spot the park’s amazing creatures during their most active evening period, all set against the beautiful landscape of the Canadian Rockies.

After an early evening pickup in Banff, you’ll head into the park with your guide. As the tour passes through the park’s diverse mountain landscapes, keep your eyes peeled for sightings of animals such as sheep, elk, deer and bears as they begin their evening activity. Your guide will share additional details about these amazing creatures and their unique habitat, along with some of the challenges of trying to protect them and a stop will be made at an interactive touch table to view rare animal props and artifacts.

At the end of the two hours, you’ll be dropped back in downtown Banff, arriving with a newfound appreciation and understanding of the incredible wildlife that calls this area home.

Please note: this tour is seasonal and only operates from April through October.
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Overview
Join an animal-spotting bus tour in Banff National Park, observing the park’s amazing wildlife at dusk on this 2-hour, small-group tour that’s perfect for nature enthusiasts. Enjoy Banff’s beautiful landscapes in the evening searching for elk, deer, bears and more because each tour has a 95% success rate of viewing animals in their natural environment. You'll also hear about the park's efforts to protect animals and their habitat from your expert guide.
Highlights
  • Evening bus tour in Banff
  • Go searching for wildlife in Banff National Park at dusk from the comfort of a coach bus with large viewing windows
  • Keep an eye out for bears, big horn sheep, deer, elk and more
  • Learn about the local wildlife and preservation efforts from an expert guide
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Informative tour

We were picked up at a nominated hotel by our tour guide, Ed. A couple more stops for pickups and we were on our way. Ed took us to some of the hidden spots where he knows various animals frequent. Along the way he told...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Waste of Time and Money

This 2 hour evening tour (which got a late start and stretched to 2 1/2 hours because of pick-ups and drop offs) started with our driver guide telling us Banff was located in a wildlife corridor, that there were plenty of animals in the area,...More

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DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Andy, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on the Evening Wildlife Safari. Our guides keep detailed notes of where animals have been sighted lately, which is where they then take guests to, although we can never guarantee if or what...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful tour!

Andy did a fabulous job looking for animals to see. He was very knowledgeable about the wildlife and the park system. Enjoyed the tour very much!More

1  Thank Karen G
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Karen, Thank you for sharing how much you enjoyed the Evening Wildlife Safari with Andy. We never know exactly which animals we may be lucky to see but we're glad to hear that Andy was successful and that you enjoyed learning about the park...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Go rent a car and do a tour of the local roads yourself - much better bang for your buck

I had an issue with my original reservation as I was not able to meet the tour guide at the Banff Centre - PDC Building location. Obviously as a tourist, I am not familiar with the area of Banff. As such, I relied on navigation...More

Thank x_eliz
BKKMTN, Owner at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Elizabeth Thank you for taking the time to write. Sorry you were not able to find the pick up location on time, and missed your original date. We have a small window to pick everyone up for the tour and we do want to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Introduction to wildlife locations

The 5 star rating is based upon reasonable expectations when looking for wildlife. There are NO guarantees as to what you will see and how close it will be to the bus. We saw a few elk a very long ways away, some young bighorn...More

Thank Mark H
DiscoverBanffTours, Manager at Discover Banff Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Mark, Thank you for sharing how much you enjoyed the Evening Wildlife Safari with Gina (she's one of our favourites too!). We couldn't agree more, while we do head to locations where we have recently seen wildlife, we never know if or what animals...More

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Hi Ursula, I was wondering the same thing. Did you end up doing it?
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