Our Snowshoe Tours offer an exciting way to discover Jasper National Park in the winter. Our knowledgeable guides are well versed in the history, geology, and ecology of the area and will provide commentary as you explore the mountain wilderness.
Search for animal tracks, and listen for the song of the chickadee.
Join SunDog Tours on our daily Wildlife Discovery Tour. Our knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic creatures. Big or small, there are lots of animals to see in Jasper!
Elk, deer, big horned sheep, mountain goats, foxes, coyotes, wolves, and moose, are just a sample of Jasper’s many wild mountain animals. Learn all about the ways these animals contribute to the rich diversity of the National Park. Our guides are well versed in the history, geology, and ecology of the area and are happy to answer any questions you may have.
This tour is an amazing guided interpretive drive up the Maligne Valley. Our trip will include a stop at Maligne Canyon for a gentle guided walk to the first two bridges above the gorge, a short stop at the “disappearing” Medicine Lake, and finally Maligne Lake.
At this picturesque gem of the Canadian Rockies you can choose to participate on a Maligne Lake boat cruise to world famous Spirit Island or enjoy a guided hike along the Mary Schaffer Loop (3.2km / 2mile – weather and trail conditions permitting). The Maligne Valley Tour is mainly a nature, scenic, and geological voyage but it is also an excellent opportunity to see some of Jasper’s wildlife.
This package includes round-trip transportation to the Jasper Skytram plus your ticket to the top. This is the longest and highest aerial tramway in the Rockies! Your Skytram Guide will provide a fully narrated tour during the seven-minute ride to the top of Whistler’s Mountain.
Take in the breathtaking views from the visitor’s centre or hike to the summit. Take your time enjoying the view and return when you are ready.
This is one of Jasper’s most popular and impressive winter adventures. Your Sundog tour guide will take you to the bottom of the Maligne Canyon – the deepest accessible canyon in Jasper National Park – where you will explore frozen waterfalls, ice caves, and incredible ice formations.
You will learn about Jasper’s Maligne Valley, Karst topography, and the mystery of the “disappearing” Medicine Lake. The Maligne Canyon Icewalk Tour is a great option for anyone who does not ski or snowboard. Or if you are in for the week, get a full morning in on the slopes and than head into the Canyon for the afternoon. The Icewalk Tour covers approximately 3.5 kms (2.1 miles) and is mostly downhill. Participants are required to dress appropriately for the weather. Transportation is included and pick-ups are available from all Jasper accommodations. Please indicate your shoe size when booking as warm boots and ice cleats will be provided.
The Mount Edith Cavell Tour follows the “Path of the Glacier” trail though one of Jasper’s most stunning landscapes. This is one of the most spectacular adventures that we offer and should not be missed by anyone visiting Jasper National Park!
Your guide will transport you to and from the Jasper townsite and along the Path of the glacier while providing enlightening interpretation of the local ecology, geology, and history. The walk usually requires 1.5 hours to complete and is 1.6 km (1 mile) in length and gains 170 ft of elevation over half of this distance. Most people find this walk to be of little to moderate difficulty to achieve. On this hike you will experience the majesty of Mount Edith Cavell towering over a mile above you. You may even see icebergs calve off the Angel Glacier and cascade into Cavell Pond. This tour lasts approximately three hours. Please ensure you have water, closed toe footwear, and a jacket. This tour is operational for a relatively short period of the year due to seasonal closures of the road by Parks Canada. This tour operates June 26th through to October 15th.
This amazing Train Journey and Sightseeing Tour starts from the Jasper Train Station and culminates in Dunster, British Columbia. You will first enjoy approximately 3 hours of “Train Time” aboard Via’s luxurious Skeena Train.
Upon arrival at the Historic Dunster Train Station, you will be greeted by our SunDog Driver/Guide and vehicle for your return sightseeing journey to Jasper. On your return journey, you will visit Rearguard Falls, famous for being the easternmost waterfall which the salmon ascend during their journey from the Pacific Ocean to their spawning grounds; and Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies at 3954 metres (12,970 feet). Each stop offers incredible photo opportunities plus a chance to get some fascinating information from your guide about the rich history, geology, and ecology of the region.
Have you dreamed of driving a dogsled through a pristine alpine valley while driving your own team of dogs. Don’t wait a moment longer – Your adventure begins now! Our Dogsledding partners are located 90 minutes outside of Jasper in Valemount, British Columbia.
They provide transportation (or you may drive your own vehicle) through the Yellowhead Pass to your dogsled experience. Following a brief lesson you will have the opportunity to drive your own team of 6 to 8 dogs, or you can choose to snuggle up in a blanket and let someone else to do the driving.
Travel time to the dogsled staging area is approximately 90 minutes from Jasper. Please be prepared for winter mountain driving conditions and a time change to Pacific Standard Time (one hour behind Jasper) if you choose to drive yourself.
This tour is the best way to experience the Icefield Parkway and to see all the sights along the way! Travel from Jasper to the Columbia Icefield with a stop at Athabasca Falls en route to the Athabasca Glacier.
When you arrive at the Columbia Icefield Centre you will have an opportunity to take part in a 90-minute ‘Ice-explorer’ tour onto the glacier, and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Sunwapta Valley. You may also choose to enjoy the interpretive exhibit at the Icefield Centre or take a short guided walk to a scenic view point. Keep your camera close at hand for spotting bears, bighorn sheep, moose, and mountain goats! Our knowledgeable guides and small personalized group sizes will make this tour the highlight of your time in the Rocky Mountains! This tour is a must do for visitors arriving in Jasper by train or not making the journey to Lake Louise or Banff!
The “Sunburst” Canoe Adventure is the perfect way to start your day in the Rockies! Paddle with your guide on the peaceful waters of pristine mountain lake.
This is a great time of day for animal sightings in this area so keep watch for loons, eagles, osprey, and more! all with the backdrop of the majestic Rocky Mountains. No experience is required for this tour and all necessary paddling and safety equipment will be provided by your guide. Coffee and fresh baked goods will be provided as well! Transportation included.
The Pyramid Lake ‘Evening’ Canoe Adventure provides and incredible evening experience in a pristine Rocky Mountain environment.
Fish breaking the surface of the still water, the call of a loon, the sighting of beaver, or perhaps a moose grazing in the water, as you paddle a canoe with your guide on a lake, create memories not soon forgotten. An extraordinary peaceful way to end your day, with the sun setting behind the surrounding mountains. Only minutes from town, Pyramid Lake offers unique opportunities to appreciate the natural beauty that surrounds us. We can provide transportation from town, or join us at the lake for this mountain memory.
SunDog Tour Co. is proud to have created a safe, reliable, comfortable and affordable Edmonton, Edson, Hinton, Jasper shuttle service. With stops at both the Edmonton International Airport and the West Edmonton Mall, we have your travel and shopping needs covered!
A convenient schedule has been put in place that offers the opportunity to travel to and from West Edmonton Mall or the Edmonton International Airport without changing buses and with limited stops. If all you require is a half-day in the city; passengers who book a same day return will have approximately 4 1/2 hours to enjoy the city before returning home at a convenient time at one low price! This service also makes the stunning town of Jasper much more accessible for all visitors. Be sure to visit our Winter Activities page or Winter Deals page for exciting things to do while in Jasper!
Join SunDog Tours on our daily Winter Wildlife Discovery Tour. Our knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic creatures. Big or small, there are lots of animals to see in Jasper!
Elk, deer, sheep, goats, coyotes, wolves, and moose are just a sample of Jasper’s wild mountain fauna. Learn all about the ways these animals contribute to the rich diversity of the National Park and how they survive the mountain winters. Our guides are well versed in the history, geology, and ecology of the area and are happy to answer any questions you may have. As we travel through the Athabasca Valley we will show you some of the park’s most beautiful scenery, so have your camera ready to capture some amazing photos of the highlights of your visit. This tour is the perfect way to spend a morning and your best opportunity to see the wildlife of Jasper! The Wildlife Discovery Tour is a van tour with minimal walking. Photos are usually taken from the inside the vehicle or on the ground at a safe distance from the animals. Jasper National Park is not a zoo but a wild, protected area. The types of animals seen on the tour depends on the season, the time of day, and the weather. Kindly note that the selected route is at the discretion of your guide.
SunDog Tour Co. boasts one of the most diverse, modern, and well-maintained vehicle fleets in the industry. We currently operate a fleet of 24 midsized and smaller vehicles; including luxury SUVs, and mini coaches with capacities of 14-29 passengers.
Slightly longer than the Dunster Station tour, offered on different days and in the reverse direction! SunDog Tours offers up another exciting version of our Train Tours.
This train tour variation will have you start off from Jasper on a guided sightseeing tour and return to Jasper on the Via Skeena Train departing from the McBride Train station. Similar stops are completed on this slightly longer version of the Dunster tour, with Rearguard Falls and Mount Robson ranking high on the list. Explore a little further into British Columbia along the Robson Valley with the snow capped Cariboo Mountains on one side, the majestic Rocky Mountains on the other as you make your way to the quaint McBride Train Station.