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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Calgary and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Calgary activities? We have 35 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Trail Riding in the Canadian Rockies

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 6 days
Priced From: USD 2382.61


Unleash your inner cowboy/cowgirl on a six day adventure into the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Experience rustic camping with all the comforts of home while you travel into the most spectacular and scenic country in the world. This summer we will explore the wilderness of Castle Provincial Park and Wildlands in southwestern Alberta Canada. Disconnect from the internet and sit back and let our professional tour guides and... Read More

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Adrenaline & Extreme

Summer Bobsled Adventure in Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 62.15


Who needs ice when you've got wheels’ Experience the thrill of the summer bobsled at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. Accompanied by a professional pilot, soar down the legendary Olympic track, twisting and turning around 10 turns and traveling at speeds up to 50 mph (80 kph). This will be 60 seconds you talk about for the rest of your life!

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Attraction Tickets

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Admission

Calgary, Canada
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 10.44


Visit Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, an international award-winning facility with over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences. Located at WinSport's Canada Olympic Park, the site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame features 12 interactive galleries and a collection of 100,000 artifacts. With dozens of hands-on interactive exhibits like shadow boxing, wheelchair racing, rowing and... Read More

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Heritage Park General Admission

Calgary, Canada
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 9.53


Learn about the settlement of Western Canada in an interesting and interactive way at Heritage Park, a family-friendly historical museum in Calgary that covers history from the 1860s to 1950s. Across nearly 130 acres (50 hectares) of land, the park is home to more than 180 exhibits and attractions, including vintage automobiles at Gasoline Alley Museum and 100-year-old buildings like schools and saloons. Find out what life... Read More

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Beer & Brewery Tours

Calgary Craft Beer Tour

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 112.25


This guided, 7-hour craft beer tour in Calgary is all about spirited craftsmanship. But more importantly, it's about the delicious, refreshing beverages produced through the creativity of locals brewers. Experience the city's good-natured, welcoming breweries and eateries with people who enjoy a satisfying brew. Visit five breweries and enjoy a cold beer at each. Then have lunch at the popular Craft Beer Market. Pickup and... Read More

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Beer & Brewery Tours

Another Round Brewery Tour

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 86.15


Join a 4.5-hour guided brewery tour and tasting at Trolley 5 Restaurant & Brewery, Wildrose Brewery, Banded Peak Brewery, and Cold Garden Beverage Company. You'll visit brewpubs that offer a first-rate pairing of industry experience with a strong passion for brewing that embodies Calgary's culture. Enjoy dinner at Trolley 5 Restaurant and Brewery served family style. Tours run year round every Thursday... Read More

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Beer & Brewery Tours

Full-Day Rocky Mountain Brewery Tour from Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 138.36


Experience Alberta's good-natured and welcoming breweries and distilleries for 8.5-hours with your guide, who enjoy a satisfying drink as much as you. Along with your fellow journey men and women, your ventures will take you west of Calgary along the rolling foothills of the Bow Valley Cowboy Trail to the heart of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Witness the region's rich history and realize the crazy lengths brewers... Read More

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Beer & Brewery Tours

Half-Day Craft Beer Tour from Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 103.55


Experience Alberta's welcoming breweries on this 5-hour tour from Calgary. Witness first-hand the impressive growth of the region's craft beer and international beer companies as you stop at each pub and taste along the way. This tour includes craft beer tastings, a driver/guide, and pickup and drop-off from central Calgary.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Calgary and Banff Mountain Biking Adventure

Calgary, Canada
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 348.07


Join a local expert to see the beauty of of the parks around Calgary and Banff. This mountain biking adventure takes you on an insiders tour to experience the natural splendors of the area. Each adventure is personalized to the group to maximize comfort and fun and led by an expert local guide who will take you to all their favorite spots and trails. You will be awed by the natural diversity this area has to... Read More

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Bus Services

Ski Shuttle from Calgary to Revelstoke

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 78.73


Enjoy a breath-taking trip to the Canadian powder mecca, Revelstoke, BC, on board a safe and reliable mini bus shuttle from Calgary. Ride easy on a reliable vehicle, with comfortable seats and plenty of luggage space.<br /><br />

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Cultural Tours

Ski Shuttle from Revelstoke to Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 78.73


Enjoy a breath-taking trip to the Canadian powder mecca, Revelstoke, BC, on board a safe and reliable mini bus shuttle from Calgary. Ride easy on a reliable vehicle, with comfortable seats and plenty of luggage space.<br /><br />

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Cultural Tours

Shared Ski Shuttle from Fernie to Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 58.01


Enjoy a breath-taking trip to the Fernie, BC, on board a safe and reliable mini bus shuttle from Calgary. Ride easy on a reliable vehicle, with comfortable seats and plenty of luggage space.<br /><br />

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Day Trips

Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 14 hours
Priced From: USD 294.12


On this day trip from Calgary, see the exciting Icefields Parkway on your way to the Columbia Icefield, and explore the Athabasca Glacier with the Ice Explorer. Stop for dinner in Banff, a beautiful town set amidst the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies. Return to Calgary late in the... Read More

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Day Trips

Banff Day Trip from Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: Up to 12 hrs with the option to end earlier.
Priced From: USD 187.96


Take a full day to explore the Canadian Rockies, and travel along Tunnel Mountain Drive, with its wind-carved rock formations. Then ride to the mountain top on the Banff Gondola for amazing views! Enjoy free time in the picturesque town of Banff before making your way back to Calgary.

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Day Trips

Icefields Parkway Discovery to Jasper from Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 254.09


Travel from Calgary to Jasper on this one-way Canadian Rockies day trip by coach, ideal for photographers, outdoor enthusiasts and casual sightseers alike. Explore Banff National Park and Jasper National Park, and travel along the Icefields Parkway, one of Canada's most scenic drives. You'll visit sights including Lake Louise, Crowfoot Glacier and Peyto Lake, and ride the Ice Explorer on the Columbia Icefield. Enjoy... Read More

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Day Trips

Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 14 hours
Priced From: USD 210.58


Discover Canada's beautiful mountain lakes and waterfalls during this day trip from Calgary. Explore Banff National Park and visit Lake Louise, the 'Jewel of the Canadian Rockies,' with its backdrop of the glistening Victoria Glacier. Visit the scenic Yoho Valley and such sights as... Read More

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Day Trips

Canadian Badlands Day Trip from Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 120.95


Discover hoodoo rock formations and dinosaur fossils in the Canadian Badlands of Alberta. On this day trip by coach from Calgary, travel through the lunar landscapes of Drumheller, known as the Dinosaur Capital of the World, and visit Horseshoe Canyon. Walk a pedestrian suspension bridge built for coal miners, and learn about the region's unusual geology from a guide. At the world-class Royal Tyrrell Museum, chat with... Read More

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Food Tours

Calgary Food Walking Tour

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 112.09


Join a 3-hour walking tour of great foodie neighborhoods and savor 6 to 10 tastings from Calgary's best chefs, food artisans, restaurants and markets. Meet local food experts who will share entertaining stories of Calgary's history, art and happenings to enrich your experience and connect you with the daily life and culture of the city.

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Nature & Wildlife

Intro Survival Course Rockies

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 239.30


Learn some incredible survival techniques in the Central Canadian Rockies. Sharpen your bushcraft skills, and enjoy an amazing two day experience in the breathtaking Kootnay Plains on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River just outside Nordegg, Alberta. This intro survival and bush-craft training provides an introduction to basic outdoor skills and northern bushcraft. Participants will focus equal amounts on... Read More

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Segway Tours

Calgary Bow River Valley 60-Minute Segway Adventure

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 49.72


On this 60-minute Segway tour of Calgary, Alberta, you will receive in-depth training from a certified Segway trainer. After the training, get ready for the experience of a lifetime as you ride through Calgary's world famous and award-winning river valley. <br /><br />This... Read More

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Segway Tours

Calgary Bow River Valley 90-Minute Segway Adventure

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 70.43


On this 90-minute Segway tour of Calgary, Alberta, you will receive in-depth training from a certified Segway trainer. After the training, get ready for the experience of a lifetime as you ride through Calgary's world famous and award-winning river valley. 

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Ski & Snow

Small Group Ski Shuttle from Calgary to Fernie

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 58.01


Enjoy a breath-taking trip to the Fernie, BC, on board a safe and reliable mini bus shuttle from Calgary. Ride easy on a reliable vehicle, with comfortable seats and plenty of luggage space alongside your guide/driver.<br /><br />

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Sporting Events & Packages

Calgary Stampede Including Overnight Accommodation

Calgary, Canada
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 792.60


Experience the greatest outdoor show on earth at the Calgary Stampede. There's nothing like this annual rodeo, exhibition, and festival for the ultimate cowboy excitement, featuring the thunder of the chuckwagons, the explosive power of the rodeo events, and the intricate skill of... Read More

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Ziplines

Zipline Adventure in Calgary

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 58.00


Get big air as you soar from the top of Canada Olympic Park's iconic ski jump tower on North America`s fastest zipline! Riders fly down the unique cable system in a comfortable harness, reaching speeds up to 75 mph (120 kph). As Calgary`s highest vantage point, the ski jump tower provides a zipline that is 1,640 feet (500 meters) long with a vertical drop of more than 328 feet (100 meters). Your adventure... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Shared Arrival Transfer: Calgary Airport to Alberta Hotels

Calgary, Canada
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 60.04


Avoid long lines for taxis or public transport when you arrive at Calgary International Airport by booking this shared arrival transfer to your Alberta hotel. On arrival at the airport, simply meet your professional driver and hop aboard your air-conditioned luxury motor coach for a convenient... Read More

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Shared Departure Transfer: Alberta Hotels to Calgary Airport

Calgary, Canada
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 60.04


Why spend the end of your Alberta vacation arranging taxis or public transport to the airport’ Make things easy by booking this shared departure transfer service to Calgary International Airport. Start with pickup from your hotel in Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Canmore or Kananskis, and enjoy... Read More

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Private Arrival Transfer: Calgary International Airport to Calgary and Surrounding Area

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 119.63


Enjoy the convenience and a worry free arrival to Calgary, one of Canada's most beautiful and culturally unique cities nestled against the foothills and Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Your professional and friendly chauffeurs will take care of you every step of the way until you reach your final... Read More

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Private Departure Transfer: Calgary and Surrounding Area to Calgary International Airport

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 106.06


Enjoy the convenience and a worry free departure from Calgary, one of Canada's most beautiful and culturally unique cities nestled against the foothills and Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Your professional and friendly chauffeurs will take care of you every step of the way until you reach your final... Read More

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Private Arrival Transfer: Calgary International Airport to Banff

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 437.79


Enjoy the convenience and a worry free transfer from Calgary International Airport to Banff, Alberta. Banff is in the heart of one of the largest parks in Canada, Banff National Park. Your professional and friendly chauffeurs will take care of you every step of the way until you reach your final... Read More

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Private Departure Transfer: Banff to Calgary International Airport

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 424.20


Enjoy the convenience and a worry free departure from Banff, one of Canada's most beautiful and culturally unique tourism destinations, nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Your professional and friendly chauffeurs will take care of you every step of the way until you reach your final... Read More

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Private Arrival Transfer: Calgary International Airport to Canmore or Kananaskis Country

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 331.73


Enjoy the convenience and a worry free arrival to Canmore, Alberta or Kananakis Country, which is in the heart of one of the largest parks in Canada, Banff National Park. Your professional and friendly chauffeurs will take care of you every step of the way until you reach your final destination... Read More

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Private Departure Transfer: Canmore or Kananaskis Country to Calgary International Airport

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 318.15


Enjoy the convenience and a worry free departure from Canmore, Alberta or Kananakis Country, one of Canada's most beautiful and culturally unique tourism destinations nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Your professional and friendly chauffeurs will take care of you every step of the way... Read More

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Private Arrival Transfer: Calgary International Airport to Lake Louise

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 543.84


Enjoy the convenience and a worry free arrival to Calgary, one of Canada's most beautiful and culturally unique cities, as you make your way to Lake Louise, nestled against the foothills and Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Your professional and friendly chauffeurs will take care of you every step of... Read More

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Private Departure Transfer: Lake Louise to Calgary International Airport

Calgary, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 530.26


Enjoy the convenience and a worry free departure from Lake Louise, one of Canada's most beautiful and culturally unique tourism destinations nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. Your professional and friendly chauffeurs will take care of you every step of the way until you reach your final... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private SUV Transfer: Calgary International Airport to Banff Hotels

Calgary, Canada
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 403.93


Enjoy a one-way private transfer between Calgary International Airport and Banff Hotels. This luxury transfer service includes airport greets and baggage assistance, and accommodates a maximum of 4 people per vehicle.

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