Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Canoeing

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.

Please note: The boathouse operates seasonally from late-may/early-June until Canadian Thanksgiving weekend and is weather dependent. 

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 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 | $85+GST 30 minutes
Day Visitor: $145+GST one hour | $135+GST 30 minutes


Friday, May 26 - Sunday, May 28:
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*

Friday, June 2:
Full Operational Hours, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (last boat at 5:00 p.m.)*

*Operating hours may vary. Please contact the Concierge for current information.

 **The Boathouse is closed for the season**   

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: $60+GST per adult, $30+GST per youth (ages 8-12)
Non-Hotel Guest: $75+GST per adult, $40+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. 




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