Monday - Friday : 09:00 - 19:00
Book either the Moraine/Lake Louise Shuttle Explorer or Banff Double Decker Explorer and receive a 15% off coupon code to use towards your next booking.
Need a ride to Moraine Lake? Join Wow’s Moraine tour & shuttle. Breathe in the mountain air and enjoy spectacular views from an open top double decker all while learning about the area from our local coach host.
Prices include 5% GST.
Discover Banff & Banff National Park the way they were meant to be – from the outside! Explore Banff’s best points of interest on an open-top double-decker. The best & easiest way to see Banff.
The Same Day Sightseeing Loop is the easiest, most flexible and best way to see Banff and Banff National Park. The only open-top double-decker tour in the Canadian Rockies.
Bookings of 4 or more receive a 10% discount. Kids aged 5 & under are free. Prices include 5% GST.
0% effort, 100% mind-blowing. From ground-level to jaw-dropping in minutes.Embrace the freedom of exploring a wide-open alpine neighborhood, surrounded by soaringpeaks and stunning glaciers. Reach the summit and choose your own adventure.
Lake Louise Summer Sightseeing Gondola is the ultimate stop-off for all-ages sightseeing, with some of the best chances to spot wild grizzly bears. To say it’s one of Banff National Park’s best-kept summer secrets would be a cliché, but you’ll see when you arrive how this place balances sheer beauty, effortless-to-extreme adventure, and an escape from the bigger crowds you’ll come across elsewhere.
The views will leave you feeling like you’ve got an all-access pass to the finest scenery Mother Nature has to offer. The impressive vistas that have earned the Canadian Rockies a reputation as one of the world’s most picturesque places, will be abundant.
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*Some Exclusions Apply
Children Aged 6-12
Discount for Albertans
Coupon Code: alberta15
WowBanff adheres to all COVID-19 policies as set out by Alberta Health.
The bus tour runs from June 1st to October 9th.
The bus runs everyday from 09:00 to 18:00. The bus stops at each location roughly every 15 minutes, depending on weather and road conditions.
Bookings must be cancelled 24 hours before booked date in order to receive a full refund.
The WowBanff bus stops at the train station which has a new, 500-stall parking lot. The train station is located at 327 Railway Avenue. This is free, public parking, with a time-limit of nine hours per day. The lot is open from 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. Motorhome/RVs are permitted.
Yes, kids of any age are allowed. There are lots of fun and exciting things for kids to do and see while exploring Banff!
Kids aged 2-5 are free.
Pets are not allowed on the tour bus with the exception of service animals.
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.
Yes, the tour has an audio guide. Just download the “Listen Everywhere” App on your phone and bring your own headphones.
Languages offered for Banff Tours only. Languages included are English, French and Punjabi.
The bus tour is suitable for any age or fitness level.
Water is available for purchase on the bus.
Yes, the bus is accessible to wheelchairs.
Tickets can be purchased at the bus but a spot is not guaranteed. Booking online in advance is recommended.
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.
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 had a tremendous experience, in the open top double decker bus!!
– Tremendous staff the driver was Francois and guide Andrew, both were very welcoming, knowledgeable individuals.… read more />
– The busses were frequent, they take three full rounds in a day, so there is no chance of missing it, their schedule is posted right beside the driver’s seat, I just clicked the picture so we arrive at time on the bus stop.
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.
The driver and guide were incredibly polite and helpful, while building up a great rapport with us and fellow passengers.
Our experience of WowBanff was Canadian hospitality and… read more kindness at it’s finest, we’d about recommend them!
Both staff where great. Very friendly and even gave tips on other spots to check out. We ended running late getting to the Park n ride. Emailed and said that.… read more Had a quick response that we had be moved to another time which was great. Was alot of fun on the bus and great experience with the open top. Highly recommend using Wow Banff. We will again.
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.
Really enjoyed our Wow Banff tour! Stunning scenery and informative dialogue. I recommend this open air tour!
Everything from the bus and staff were next level. If looking for a great and unique ride to Moraine Lake and Lake Louise, highly recommend. If taking a shuttle to… read more the lakes, use these guys and avoid the chaos of the other providers. Flexible schedule and open top bus combine to make this an awesome experience.
I have always just driven through Banff and never taken the time to see what the surrounding countryside has to offer. I took the WOW Banff open top bus tour… read more and was amazed at how much I had missed out on over the years. We went down roads with spectacular views of the majestic Rocky Mountains to lakes and waterfalls with more beautiful views. We were educated about the local history and terrain via the interpretive app (free Wi-Fi). I saw so much more from the top of the bus than I ever would have from a car. We stopped regularly for photo opportunities. All in all, worth every penny!! It is indeed WOW!!