Stretching 232km through the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountainse, this journey offers access to a vast wilderness of pristine lakes and ancient glaciers. This special travel route winds its way through two national parks, boasting an irreplaceable landscape rich in natural beauty.
Winter is a great time to see wildlife. Explore Jasper’s lower valleys and go into the subalpine on the Maligne Lake road to search out the natural beauty of winter in the Rockies and the abundant wildlife.
Frozen lakes and rivers provide a great back drop and contrast for the elk, deer, moose, wolves, sheep and coyotes that are still very active in winter.
On this tour we dive a little deeper into Jasper National Park and spend a little more time exploring areas that are further away from town. On this trip we may visit Maligne Lake or drive down the Icefields Parkway towards the Athabasca Glacier, allowing for stops along the way or on the way back.
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!
Jasper welcomes ski guests from around the world to enjoy the great alpine skiing at Marmot Basin, yet few venture into the magic of the backcountry. If you are curious as to what gems lie hidden in the wilderness, let our guides show you a few of our favourites.
Private guided ski touring trips are available December 1 to March 31.
Jasper National Park is well known for its abundant wildlife. Join our tour to learn the challenges of managing and protecting wildlife in the national park. This journey will take you to seasonal locations with the best opportunity to spot various animals such as elk, bear, moose, sheep and deer.
Autumn in the Rockies can be a special time of year. If timed right, we can spend our days photographing little known canyons with bright blue glacial water and groves of Aspen trees in their brightest of fall color, followed by beautiful sunsets and possible starry nights.
On these tours we get up early for sunrise, chase the light all over the park or possibly into Banff National Park or the Kootenay Plains if the weather takes us there. We return to Jasper each night and during the mid-day hours we can spend some time processing images, unless of course the light is good!
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 full-day tour will have you venturing down the Icefields Parkway to the famous Columbia Ice Fields. From there, you will gear up to step onto the breathtaking Athabasca Glacier.
Walk through snow and ice while your experienced guide navigates crevasses so that you may explore the glacier and ice caves safely.
"This tour offered by Jasper Motorcycle Tours has been recognized as a ""Signature Experience"" by the Canadian Tourism Commission. Explore a series of ice-age old glaciers that form the Icefields Parkway.
When travelled by motorcycle the thrill seems to be 10 times greater than from an enclosed vehicle. It's feels like you become a part of the Canadian Rockies. You will ride 100 km of the famous Icefields Parkway to the Icefield Visitors Centre. Stops are made to enjoy some of the most amazing viewpoints and attractions while travelling there and on the return. The Icefields Parkway, "One of the worlds 10 greatest drives", National Geographic Magazine. Make an afternoon of it and Ride Jasper! Pricing is based on 2 passengers; one in the sidecar and one on the motorcycle behind the driver.
Take a two hour motorcycle tour to one of Jasper's most iconic destinations. You will have the choice of visiting Athabasca Falls, Maligne Canyon & Medicine Lake, Mount Edith Cavell or we will try our best to create a customized tour for you.
Paula offers the Columbia Icefield Adventure year round in the summer we stop at Athabasca and Sunwapta rivers: these are short walks to view the impressive waterfalls. Paula drives the van to the Icefield.
Once we arrive at the Icefield it is your choice to take the Snowcoach/Ice Explorer or join Paula as we hike to view the glacier from Wilcox Pass. We stop in the awesome Pass for a "picnic " lunch. The winter tour we stop at the frozen waterfalls and snowshoe at the Icefield.