Canoeing on Lake Louise

No visit to Banff National Park is complete with a paddle across world-famous Lake Louise. Soak in the spectacular mountain views while guiding your canoe across turquoise blue waters. This iconic experience will be one you will never forget.

HOURLY CANOE RENTALS - Operates on a first come first served basis. 

Paddle on the beautiful and always breath-taking Lake Louise. Enjoy stunning scenery, aquamarine water and the dramatic peaks of the Victoria Glacier. Canoe rentals are available at the boathouse, located on the west shore of the lake. Each canoe may be rented at an hourly rate and can hold either three adults or two adults and two small children under 55 pounds (25 kilograms) each.

In-house Guest: $95+GST one hour
In-house Guest: $85+GST 30 minutes
Day Visitor: $145+GST one hour
Day Visitor: $135+GST 30 minutes

HOURS OF OPERATION: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM (last boat at 7:00 PM)


Canoes are a historic way in which to experience the lake as they have been on the water for over a century. Join one of our Mountain Adventure Guides for a paddle on the sparkling Lake Louise from the comfort of our authentic 26’ cedar strip group canoes. As you journey across the lake, your guide will share local stories about the wildlife, the indigenous people and the early explorers. To learn more about this activity, view our Voyageur Canoe Experience Video.

Hotel Guest: $55+GST per adult, $30+GST per youth (ages 8-12)
Non-Hotel Guest: $65+GST per adult, $35+GST per youth (ages 8-12)

HOUR OF OPERATION: Reservations exclusive for registered hotel guests - Please visit our booking website for availability, departure times and to book. 

SUNRISE CANOE EXPERIENCE - Available until September 5, 2022.

Exclusive hotel guest-only experience. Enjoy an early morning wake-up, venture outside for an unforgettable opportunity to canoe on Lake Louise at the break of dawn. Enjoy the stillness of the water, the crispness of the air, and the great photo opportunity this excursion affords. 

PRICE: $150+GST per canoe (includes $20 Guide's Pantry voucher per person) 

HOUR OF OPERATION: Please visit our booking website for availability and to book. 




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