End of Wolf St, BanffCanoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and wetsuit rentals. Paddle gentle sections of the Bow River or Forty Mile Creek into Vermilion
Boat Tours & Rentals
Minnewanka Loop Dr (15 min from downtown Banff), BanffGlass-enclosed cruisers take visitors the length of 27-km/17-mi Lake Minnewanka. Guides provide heritage interpretation: geology, history, wildlife and folklore. Mid May-early
Bison Courtyard, 211 Bear St, BanffPaddle a 12-person fur trading-style canoe ($49, 6-12 $24, -6 free; 1.5 hrs; 11 am, 1 pm, 3:30 pm, 6pm;
Lake LouiseEmerald waters and Victoria Glacier view. 2017: Drop-in canoe rentals: $95 half hr, $105 hr. Sunrise Canoe: 1.5-hr rental and
Minnewanka Loop Dr (15 min from downtown Banff), Banff16-ft aluminum motorboats ($80 first hr, $50 extra hr; Mon-Fri half-day $225) and stable 4-person (2 side-by-side) pedal boats ($50
Moraine Lake Rd, Lake LouiseCanoes $85 hr. Lovely lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks near Lake Louise.