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“AWESOME and worth every penny”

Toby Creek Adventures Ltd.
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Panorama
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Canada’s Premier Snowmobile & ATV Adventure Centre! We are located on the edge of the Canadian Rockies at the western gateway to Kootenay and Banff National Parks. Our snowmobile and ATV tours are perfect for all levels of experience, from complete beginners to advanced riders. We provide all the gear, equipment and instruction you will need. You will experience old-growth forest, incredible scenery and a spectacular alpine basin surrounded by soaring rock peaks. You will see the remains of a former gold and silver mine and relax by the fireplace in our alpine cabin. We provide free guest transport from all major hotels in Banff and Canmore. This is the real Canadian experience of a lifetime, which you will never forget. Many of our guests tell us this experience was the highlight of their Canadian Rockies vacation. Our award-winning snowmobile and ATV tours are very popular and often fill up fast during peak periods. Please book early to avoid disappointment. We look forward to guiding your ATV or Snowmobile adventure in our beautiful mountain playground. Daily transportation from Canmore and Banff Hotels. Banff ATV Tours, Banff Snowmobile Tours, Canmore Snowmobile Tours, Canmore ATV tours, Banff Alberta Located near Panorama Mountain Village on the edge of the Canadian Rocky Mountains close distance to Radium Hot Springs, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere, BC. FREE Hot Springs Passes - Promo, ATV Rentals Banff Alberta, Banff ATV Tours adjacent to Kootenay National Park with Wildlife Tours that show case Moose, Bears, Deer, Elk, Mountain Goats, Eagles, Wolves, Owls in the Great Outdoors in the real Wilderness.
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Lethbridge, Alberta
Level 6 Contributor
203 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“AWESOME and worth every penny”
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Found Toby Creek Adventures online and saw it as a good company to deal with and I was right.
Good customer service at the office and best was my group only had four of us (inc. the guide). They had boots, a suit and a helmet for me so that I was fully warm and ready.
Tour was great with fantastic views, good snow and lots to look at.
Had a great snack break and a fantastic bbq burger lunch on the mountain.
Our tour got lots of riding in and alot of free riding time to do what we wanted (like going fast on the open valley)
Our guide Rob was excellent and had a wealth of knowledge. I would recommend him to anyone.
My experience with Toby Creek Adventures was better than I had expected and worth every dollar without question and I would like to return when I can.
I had tried for two years to do a day trip snowmobiling and this tour satisfied me and more.

Great job to the staff that were there and there were NO HIDDEN FEES/ITEMS. All the damage and insurance policies were well explained and no surprises.

Most important was the onus on safety. It wasn't overemphasised, but mentioned enough to sink in that you are driving a fast sled in avalanche areas so be careful and not stupid.

Highly recommend this activity in the area and after my research, the best company for the price in the area of Panorama-South (inc BC, Alberta and Northern Montana)

Visited February 2013
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Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Awesome fun and breathtaking beauty!”
Reviewed 31 January 2013 via mobile

After being picked up by Chris, our driver, tour guide and chef,we were driven through outstanding winter scenery to panorama outside of radium hotsprings. The trail up the mountain was incredible! White deep powder and snow covered trees couldn't have been more beautiful! We wound up in a bowl where we were set free to race and play! What a blast! Then Chris barbecued burgers and bratwursts, followed by huge cookies and hot chocolate! The trail down was even more exciting, speeding and flying between the trees screaming art the top of our lungs, outstanding! Don't miss this adventure!

Thank Rise H
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
229 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Its not where your GPS thinks it is”
Reviewed 22 January 2013

My friends GPS had some trouble locating the place, but a quick stop in town got us pointed in the right direction. We booked the full day tour and had a blast. As others have said the last minute mention of insurance was a bit of a surprise, a lot of the machines show signs of wear, and we didnt opt for the insurance. Our guide was pleasant but seamed to get a bit frustrated with the teens toward the end of the tour. At no point did we feel pressured to tip the guide, though we did in fact tip him, others on our tour did not.

Visited January 2013
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Snowmobile tour was an absolute blast”
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We went on the full day tour on 12/31 and had so much fun. Our guide, Gord, was great! We had a nice ride up the mountain, snacks and lunch at their cabin, and plenty of time to blast around in the basin before heading back down. What makes this tour so much better than the competition is that when you get to the basin, you have about 45 min to do whatever you want. The guide basically lets you go off on your own (staying inside the basin). Much better than just following your guide the entire day. I would definitely do this tour again. Thanks Gord

Visited December 2012
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Saskatoon, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“All I can say is wow!!!”
Reviewed 27 December 2012 via mobile

We got picked up at our hotel in Banff and driving to there launch site the ride was about 1 and 1/2 hours but well worth it. The instruction was great and the guide was a knowledgeable gentleman named Chris he was pleasant and patient with us newbies.
The trail was beautiful and it wondered up the mountain every so often Chris would stop to let us take pictures and explain what we where looking at. The free play time was even more awesome and the meal in the cabin was relaxing and peaceful.

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