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Uncover the Best Calgary Tours & Activities for Your Next Adventure

Calgary, Alberta, offers a surprising blend of cowboy charm and urban energy. Beyond the iconic Calgary Stampede rodeo, this city boasts a vibrant arts scene, stunning natural beauty, and a growing culinary reputation. Hike or bike through pristine wilderness areas, explore world-class museums, or delve into the rich history of the Glenbow Museum. Whether you're a thrill-seeker, a culture vulture, or a nature enthusiast, Calgary offers ma tours and activities that will transform your trip into an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Alberta. Get ready to discover the best things to see and do in Calgary!


Disclaimer

Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed below are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Tour of Calgary

This tour of Calgary will take you through the historic center and the main points of interest of the largest city in Alberta, located east of the Rocky Mountains.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10 am, 2 pm and 6 pm

Price

Free!

Alternative


Calgary Food Walking Tour

Taste your way through Calgary with a food-themed walking tour featuring a stop at a bustling farmer’s market. Learn about where local food comes from and meet Alberta farmers and food artisans at the market. Snack along the way on a variety of foods from pastries to cheeses and more. Market bags, shopping lists, and recipes are included.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Sunday at 10 am

Price

$78


Street Art & Craft Beer Walking Tour

Enjoy stunning street art murals on a walking tour of Calgary's hip Beltline neighborhood. Follow your guide to 2 craft breweries with a beer tasting of 4 x 4 oz tasters & a 16 oz pint included.


Duration

3 hours

Availability

Everyday at 2 pm

Price

$89 per person

Alternative

Calgary Brewery Tour - $89 per person

Heritage Park Historical Village

Complete your trip to Calgary with a visit to the Heritage Park. Spend an incredible day at Canada’s largest living history museum, and witness history come to life.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Everyday from 10 am - 5 pm

Price

$25 per person

Alternative


The Calgary Stampede

The world-famous Calgary Stampede is a unique event your whole family will love. The annual 10-day rodeo, exhibition and festival is a century-old tradition featuring authentic rodeo competitions, chuckwagon races, grandstand shows and much more. This is an amazing way to enjoy a taste of the Wild West in Alberta, Canada.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Varies. See calendar for availability.

Price

Starting from $42 per person

Alternative


Banff, Lake Louise & Moraine Lake Tour

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Banff National Park. This full-day adventure begins with convenient pick-up from Calgary, Banff, or Canmore. Experience the magnificence of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, where you can capture the vibrant blue hues of these two lakes. Take part in a remarkable ice walk through the stunning Johnston Canyon, equipped with special ice crampons for an unforgettable experience. This comprehensive tour ensures you see all the must-visit destinations in Banff National Park, including Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Johnston Canyon, and Banff town.


Duration

4 hours

Availability

Everyday at 8 am

Price

$96 per person

Alternative

Columbia Icefield Tour with Glacier Skywalk from Calgary

Explore the majestic scenery along the Icefields Parkway, including a trip out onto Athabasca Glacier by all-terrain vehicle, during this 14-hour day trip from Calgary. Visit iconic sites like Lake Louise before enjoying a drive along the Icefields Parkway, admiring the road's jaw-dropping scenery, before arriving at the Columbia Icefield, where you'll have the chance to visit the amazing Athabasca Glacier up close on board the all-wheel-drive Ice Explorer.


Duration

14 hours

Availability

Everyday at 6:15 am

Price

$362 per person

Alternative

Drumheller and Badlands Tour

Experience the unique landscape of the Drumheller Valley on a day tour from Calgary. Visit the Royal Tyrrell Museum, and discover the rich history of mining in the region at the Atlas Coal Mine.


Duration

At your leisure

Availability

Tuesday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30 am

Price

$210 per person

Alternative


Buffalo Loop Horseback Trail Ride

See the mountains of Kananaskis Country the way they have been seen for hundreds of years…on horseback. You’ll spend about an hour riding the Lodgepole Loop around Boundary Ranch. Take in the stunning Rocky Mountain scenery on a sturdy horse who knows the trail well. You will love this authentic Western experience.


Duration

1 hours

Availability

Everyday at 3 pm and 4:15 pm

Price

$72 per person

Alternative

Cross Country Ski Lesson

Learn or improve your skiing technique, so you can maximize your time and enjoyment when out on the trail. This 2-hour lessons will teach you the basics of classic skiing and have you ready to venture out on your own. You'll start on flat terrain to learn basic classic cross country skiing technique before skiing over to a small hill to learn how to navigate uphill and downhill techniques.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Friday - Sunday at 10 am

Price

$149 per person


Learn to SUP

If you’ve always wanted to try stand-up paddle-boarding, Calgary is a great place to do so. This short lesson can easily fit into busy schedules, whether you’re a resident of or visitor to Calgary. Start with a dry-land lesson so you can get the hang of the techniques, then take to the water at Wedge Pond. Grab a group of friends and learn a new skill while having fun.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Everyday at 10 am

Price

$148 per group of 4


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