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“Nice and quiet but not the best.”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka
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US$47.37*
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Banff Lake Cruise
Ranked #4 of 76 things to do in Banff
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Owner description: Banff National Park's largest waterway.
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Nice and quiet but not the best.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

Its probably not fair to say it but we weren't wowed by it. Yes its clean and there are nice walks but we thought Maligne lake near Jasper and Lake Louise were far nicer.

Visited July 2014
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“Picturesque..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

The Lake Cruise is included in our activity package and this is an interesting experience. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the place. It's view is just stunning, a must if you're visiting Banff.

Visited July 2014
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Wellington
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“what a name !”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

Where I come from this name has quite a meaning ...!!!. took some great photos here but really its a fairly standard lake & not much to write home about . We drove in a loop around it & saw some wild life , the cultural centre wasn't open when we where there .

Visited April 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Big Horn Sheep”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

We took a drive out to Minnewanka and were surprised by the number of Big Horn Sheep wandering around the area.

Visited June 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Peaceful spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

A great place to go to relax and enjoy a picnic. Beautiful scenery. We did take the boat ride for an hour on the lake. Our guide and captain were fabulous. I learned a lot of information about the area and the animals that I never knew before. Our friends went for a swim in the lake and it is very cold - 3 degrees celsius - but they had a great time. Bring a bathing suit and a towel. There is a little snack shop that you can get sandwiches, drinks, chips, chocolate bars.

Visited July 2014
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