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.


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.

PRICE FOR HOTEL GUESTS: Summer 2020 prices coming soon
PRICE FOR NON-HOTEL GUESTS: Summer 2020 prices coming soon

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


After an early morning wake-up call, 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. Enjoy your breakfast from the Chateau Deli after your experience as you watch the rest of the day awaken.

PRICE FOR HOTEL GUESTS: Summer 2020 prices coming soon
PRICE FOR NON-HOTEL GUESTS: Summer 2020 prices coming soon. Hotel guests receive priority when booking. Non-hotel guests must contact Concierge the night before departure for availability. 

DURATION: 1.5 hours

*Departure time may vary. Please check with the Concierge. Reservations required by 8:00 PM the day prior. Please note that hotel guests receive priority when booking.


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.

PRICE: Adults $55 | Children $30 (8-12 years)

*Multiple daily departures. Please visit the Concierge to learn more.

EVENING CANOE EXPERIENCE (hotel guests only) 

The Evening Canoe Experience is designed for guests who want to avoid the crowds and experience an authentically local activity to end their day! Grab a blanket, a small snack and soak up the serenity from the middle of the lake.

PRICE: Summer 2020 prices coming soon
DURATION: 1 hour

*Please contact the Concierge for more information and availability. For this event only, guests have the option to book a canoe ahead of time. Reservations required by 6:00 PM the day of departure. Cancellations and no-shows between 6:00 - 8:00 PM will incur a fee.

For more information, please e-mail the Concierge or call +1 403 522 1601

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