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Review of Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka
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US$50.59*
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Banff Lake Cruise
Ranked #8 of 90 things to do in Banff
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Owner description: There’s no comparing the emerald green waters of Minnewanka with any urban landscape. Mountain ridges stretch as far as the eye can see, eventually blurring into a blissful cascade of colours.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lake is about 25 km long. We had a really good experience renting a boat 1 hour to explore the lake. The lake is obviously not as clear blue ad Moraine or Louise, but it’s definitely really pretty. You can go there from Banff on public transport for $2, it’s like 20 min from the town.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see the lake and ended up taking a kayak out on this beautiful lake. It was calm, clear and the color was like I was in the Caribeans. Park staff are friendly and there is good trails near lake. A must see!!

Thank barb t
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went in the Lake Minnewanka Cruise because it was part of the Ultimate Explorer package. I was surprised at how much we enjoyed it. It was a great start to a relaxing day. We had spent the two days prior to this one hiking. So we were a little tired. We loved the quiet ride around the lake. And the guide was very informative. Our guide, Collin, was very considerate. We watched him take care of some elderly guests after the tour. He went above and beyond for them. We were impressed.

Thank friends000
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PursuitCollection, Manager at Lake Minnewanka, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome! Thank you freinds000 for this wonderful review. I have the pleasure of reading many reviews about our team and specifically Colin, but this is special. He is a very good tour guide and an even better person. Thanks for sharing this moment with us.

Glad you enjoyed your relaxing tour and we're ready to get back to some hiking!

Regards,
Travis Mann
Lake Minnewanka Cruise

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A picturesque lake . We took the cruise and the guide kept us informed of its history and wild life. We saw a flock of big horned sheep in the rest area where we took the bus back to Banff

Thank Melvyn F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Short drive from Banff to this area. Beautiful with mountains and forest surrounding the lake, recommend taking your time and walk around and take some photographs of this area. Parking is available with restrooms, picnic tables, beach area, boating and trails for hiking.

Thank JazzyButtons
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