What better way to experience the Rockies than on a guided tour, which conveniently departs right from Lake Louise Inn? With Brewster Travel Canada, you can get close to lakes, waterfalls and icefields or choose a helicopter ride for a panoramic view.Discover Banff Tours offers personalized activities and tours: create a perfect day trip by adding sightseeing, boating, cave touring, or horseback riding onto your itinerary.
Get wet and wild rafting down the rivers near Lake Louise. Choose from easy and fun class II rapids or more challenging class IV rapids for an adrenaline-pumping adventure. Guided trips and gear are offered by Wild Water Adventures.
Take a short trip from Lake Louise Inn to find world-famous fly-fishing and lake fishing. Permits are required and are valid from one day up to one year. Fishing tours and guides will help find your perfect spot. Banff Fishing Unlimited offers guiding in the lakes and rivers of Lake Louise. Alpine Anglers specializes in fly-fishing in the Upper Bow Valley.
The Lake Louise Sightseeing gondola is one of the best places to see wildlife in their natural environment. The open chair, or fully enclosed gondola, whisks you up to 2,088m (6,850ft) to take in the spectacular scenery of Lake Louise. Learn about the wild animals you can find in the Canadian Rockies in the Nature Interpretation Centre or embark on a more strenuous hike to the summit of Mt. Whitehorn. Sightseeing Gondola tickets are available at the front desk.
Take in the beautiful mountain scenery while canoeing or kayaking on sparkling blue water. Perfect for families, boats can be rented from Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake and non-motorized boats can be used in many other lakes in Banff National Park, including Johnson Lake, Vermillion Lakes and Bow Lake.
Push yourself to the limit by climbing in the Rockies. Mountains near Lake Louise offer the opportunity to scramble to the peak (an easy climb using just hands and feet) or get out your gear to try the more serious alpine faces. Try the challenge at Mount Fairview or Mount Temple for spectacular views or visit the Lake Louise Visitor Centre in the Village for more inspiration.
For a scenic drive, consider the Icefields Parkway, the Bow Valley Parkway or a drive through Yoho National Park. Takakkaw Falls, one of Canada’s highest waterfalls, Spiral Tunnels, an amazing engineering feat, and Johnston Canyon are just a few of the dramatic views and points of interests.
Explore faster and further and enjoy the thrill of rushing through nature! Bring a bicycle from home, or rent one from Wilson Mountain Sports in the Village of Lake Louise. See the Banff National Park Mountain Biking and Cycling Guide for a list of trails and rides.