We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Canmore Cave Tours operates year-round tours in Rat's Nest Cave, near Canmore, Alberta, Canada. For those seeking as much excitement as possible, including squeezes, rappels, and other adrenaline-inducing activities we offer a 6-hour "Adventure...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
129 Bow Meadows Cres | Unit 202, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W8, Canada
We went out with Canmore Cave Tours on the Discovery Tour earlier this week and had a fantastic time. Gabrielle was our guide and she was so knowledgeable and accommodating to all of our needs. There were 4 of us and we all learnt so...More
From the start meeting our guide Tiffany was fun. Extremely easy to talk to and any question that I had she had an answer to it and explanation. Our grupe was amasing we had nothing but laughs from start of the hike all the way...More
Beautiful walk to the cave mouth and lots of fun underground. The grotto is beautiful and really sparkled with the guide's uv light. The kids were expecting to find golem at the bottom. Our guide, Tiffany, was very sweet and fun. She was also incredibly...More
My family (four us ranging from 14-66) did the Explorer Tour with Brent while visiting Banff and Jasper. It was great. The reviews on TripAdvisor were very helpful, both in terms of alerting us to this great adventure and also preparing us for the afternoon....More
Our family of four (kids aged 11 and 13) started summer with an Explorer Tour with Canmore Cave Tours. It was literally last minute as I contacted the company early in the previous day to inquire about availability. We thought we might go camping but...More
Max our cave guide was awesome. Very knowledgeable and friendly. He tailored the tour towards our particular group and what we were comfortable with. We did many squeezes and even a section in the dark.
Highly recommend the early tour at. We were basically the...More
First the customer service was excellent and that's why the reviews will get top marks.
Ryan, our guide was a geologist which help the tour 100% as he had lots of facts to back up the tour. Second, his sense of humor ( and the...More
Met at the tour shop where we met our guide who explained what would happen and got us geared up. Short drive to parking lot and a 30 minute hike partway up Grotto Mountain - nice views, we took our time and the guide explained...More
55m under the Rockies, surrounded by millennia of natural history, our group got to rappel, climb, squeeze, and explore Rat's Nest Cave featuring many natural water based rock formations, including an underground grotto. Could not have asked for a better or more iconic way to...More
We took our almost 10 and almost 12 year old daughters and we all had a blast. My husband really liked it despite not being something he’d normally do. Our guide Doug was great and gave us the option to wait outside some of the...More
Hi Claudia, thank you for the question. Our cave tours are available year-round thanks to the constant temperature inside the cave. There is a 30-40 minute hike to access the cave so it is important to dress appropriately... More
Hi Claudia, thank you for the question. Our cave tours are available year-round thanks to the constant temperature inside the cave. There is a 30-40 minute hike to access the cave so it is important to dress appropriately for the weather while on the hike, but once inside the cave the temperature is a consistent 5 degrees Celsius. The cave tours are a great option when the weather is too cold to do other outdoor activities and we are able to do evening tours so you can make the most of your daylight hours.
We do offer an interpretive hike called the Diacovery Tour that only goes to the cave entrance and this tour is only available May - October.
If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.
At 220lb I managed to make it everywhere within the cave system that our guide took us. Yes some of the squeezes were tight, but I made it through. We were on the short tour (2 hours in cave) and there were 2 optional... More
At 220lb I managed to make it everywhere within the cave system that our guide took us. Yes some of the squeezes were tight, but I made it through. We were on the short tour (2 hours in cave) and there were 2 optional squeezes. The rest of the cave was not difficult to get through as the passages are larger.