Monday - Friday : 09:00 - 19:00
Hop aboard an open top double decker to discover Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. Snap photos of unparalleled scenery & immerse yourself in the Canadian Rockies.
Breathe in the fresh mountain air and embark on an exciting ride to beautiful Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. Take in panoramic views and learn about the area from a local host, ready with fascinating stories and to answer any questions.
Canoe across tranquil water while surrounded by towering mountain peaks.
*Trip experiences available at checkout
Need a way from Banff to Lake Louise? We got you covered! Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Bow Valley Parkway on your way to the Lake Louise Ski Resort. After arriving at the Lake Louise Ski Resort, board your open top double decker Explorer to Lake Louise & Moraine Lake.
Get a bird's eye view at Lake Louise Ski Resort
At Lake Louise and Moraine Lake
Explore the Rocky Mountains
Recharge at Lake Agnes Tea House
Traverse exciting bike trails
From early June to early October.
The bus departs Lake Louise Ski Resort every hour between 8:00 am & 3:00 pm. A bus departs from Lake Louise to Moraine Lake every hour between 8:30 am & 4:30 pm and a bus departs from Moraine Lake back to the Lake Louise Ski Resort every hour between 9:00 am & 5:00 pm.
Bookings must be cancelled 24 hours prior to departure time in order to receive a full refund.
Free parking is available at the Lake Louise Ski Resort which is the location of Parks Canada’s Park & Ride. All shuttles to Lake Louise & Moraine Lake leave from this location.
Yes, kids of any age are allowed. There are lots of fun and exciting things for kids to do and see while exploring Lake Louise!
Kids aged 2-5 are free.
Yes, tickets take effect at the time you board the bus. We ask for a date so we can gauge demand for each day. However, if you miss your selected date we cannot guarantee a spot on the bus.
The bus tour is suitable for any age or fitness level.
The upper deck is not wheelchair accessible. The lower deck (inside of the bus) is wheelchair accessible.
Tickets can be purchased at the bus however, seats sell fast. It is recommended you show up at least 30 minutes prior to your desired departure time or purchase tickets online.
Dogs are allowed however, with the exception of service dogs, all dogs must sit outside on the upper deck.
Please note that WowBanff Sightseeing operates in a mountain climate. While temperatures during our operating season are generally comfortable and ideal for an open-air tour, weather conditions can change quickly. Make sure to check the forecast before you ride and dress accordingly.
We recommend our guests bring an extra piece of clothing such as a light fleece/ windbreaker jacket.
We knew the lakes would be beautiful, but didn’t think getting to them would be so awesome and such an experience too. WowBanff’s double decker open top provides for the… read more best possible views and allows riders to soak in every piece of these amazing mountains.
Staff where so pleasant and knowledgeable!! Just so great to be around.
A must do if taking a shuttle to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake.
WOWBANFF hop on hop off bus was simply terrific. Took the new service on July 9, 2021 at 9 am. Mount Norquay was spectacular as was the entire 2-hour trip.… read more Excellent driver. Been in Banff many times but this tour surpassed all taken before. Would also mention that the comfort of the bus and the view from the top deck made this a special outing. …
WOWBANFF hop on hop off bus was simply terrific. Took the new service on July 9, 2021 at 9 am. Mount Norquay was spectacular as was the entire 2-hour trip.… read more Excellent driver. Been in Banff many times but this tour surpassed all taken before. Would also mention that the comfort of the bus and the view from the top deck made this a special outing.
We thoroughly enjoyed the open air bus tour in and around Banff. It was a perfect blue sky day. Going up Mount Norquay was fabulous. Seeing the Banff… read more Springs Hotel from across from the Bow Falls was spectacular. All the scenery was just
incredible! The conductor was especially nice and knowledgeable as well. Thank you WowBanff! I recommend this to everyone!
Had an amazing time on this sight seeing tour with Pierre and Andrew !! The top of the double decker ensured a never before seen vantage point of beautiful… read more Banff National Park and area.. I really enjoyed the informative commentary that was available and learned a lot about the area . Would highly recommend !!
The one an only double decker bus sightseeing tour in Banff. Takes you to must to see places in Banff. Great customer service was great Andrew is really customer oriented… read more and entertaining. You wont miss a thing from Fairmont to surprise corner to tunnel mountains campground drive to hoodoos , to drive lake two jack and lake Minnewanka , to Norway patch , train station. You get all in one experience. If you are first timer in Banff this is must do experience. …
Hoped on the double decker bus at Banff Train station and completed a full loop in the morning in early July. Entire family enjoyed the views and audio experience! Great… read more way to get around to Banff to visit the spectacular sites.
Really enjoyed our Wow Banff tour! Stunning scenery and informative dialogue. I recommend this open air tour!
I live in Banff (been here 16 years) and I was blown away by the views from the open top bus! I have skied or hiked many of the mountains… read more you can see from the Banff townsite and the view from the bus was a perspective I haven’t seen before. Highly recommend!
I’ve been in Banff for 7 years and have been to most of the location on the loop 100s of times so I was a bit sceptical of the idea… read more but I have to say it was fantastic. The open top and tall bus provides a unique vantage point that made me appreciate every stop along the way. The guide was great and informative. Would recommend even if you thought you’ve already seen Banff from all the angles.
The one an only double decker bus sightseeing tour in Banff. Takes you to must to see places in Banff. Great customer service was great Andrew is really customer oriented… read more and entertaining. You wont miss a thing from Fairmont to surprise corner to tunnel mountains campground drive to hoodoos , to drive lake two jack and lake Minnewanka , to Norway patch , train station. You get all in one experience. If you are first timer in Banff this is must do experience.
We had bought Parks Canada shuttle tickets to both Moraine and Lake Louise. Things are extremely busy up there and couldn’t get tickets until 3:00pm. We noticed WowBanff had departures… read more at 10:00am and after seeing their bus and hearing about how it worked, we decided to buy tickets – on top of the ones we had just bought from PC. Really happy we did. The open top double decker provided an awesome experience for seeing the mountains and wildlife. Totally worth the $25.
Just finished a 2 hour Banff loop with Wow. Totally amazing and so informative. The owner was on board with us. He and our driver were great.… read more Worth every penny. Highly recommend WOW.
Great host and driver. Easy on and off. Cheaper than other tours especially with large family or groups.
Perfect for families with children.
30 min, and three hour… read more time slots work great.
I spent 35 minutes in the bus instead of the lake because they decide to wait until more customers show up, to make more money. So at the lake Moraine,… read more the stop was 30 minutes. We went up at the rock pile and spent 5-7 minutes there, got back and that was all. I felt I was cheated, mind that it cost 3 times more that the regular bus.
Geniuses – an open top double decker through the Canadian Rockies!! Amazing views. As far as we are concerned, truely the best way for getting around Lake Louise and Banff.… read more
Not to mentioned the inside of the bus is done in a cabin theme making the experience that much more enjoyable and special.
It was clear the staff love people and sharing this magical place with others.
5 star all the way!!