The Canadian wilderness is home to some of the world’s most incredible wildlife. In a day, you can witness grizzlies fishing for salmon, come face to face with a majestic moose and watch a breaching humpback whale off the coast. For wildlife photographers, the dramatic landscapes of Canada provide the ultimate setting whilst nature lovers are bound to be blown away by the diverse flora and fauna that awaits around every corner.
Canada’s landscapes are primed for a hiking adventure and its many thousands of trails are fit for any age and ability. Whether it be heli-hiking in the mountains, or a gentle stroll around one of its many alpine lakes, no matter your fitness or walking preferences, there is bound to be something that appeals to everyone.
Canada’s formidable scenery is primed for discovery on four wheels. Roads skirt majestic mountain passes, shimmering blue lakes and endless wilderness making for a journey you and your loved ones will never forget. Whether its that of a sparkling ocean, a lush pine forest, a thundering waterfall, a craggy peak or a gurgling stream, there is a postcard perfect view awaiting at every turn in the road.
The soaring mountains and thick forests of inland British Columbia are a thrilling wilderness where hikers roam through flower-filled meadows and grizzly bears fish for salmon, but venturing to the coast provides just as much fun and adventure. Our specialists have handpicked their favourite ways to spend their days in Coastal BC.
A pristine wilderness on a scale difficult to imagine, Canada’s glaciated Rocky Mountains are a true adventure playground with a huge range of activities on offer. From hiking to horse-riding and of course wildlife spotting, there is no end of things to do. Here’s our lowdown on the top ten ways to spend your days in this grand region, which spans the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia...
The Rimrock Resort Hotel
Banff, Alberta & The Plains, Canada
Best for: Honeymoon
The Rimrock Resort is a large hotel perched on the edge of Banff with exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies. Awarded AAA Four Diamond status, it is a luxurious resort with plenty of amenities and facilities for all the family to enjoy.
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Offering unmatched hospitality and elegantly designed guest rooms, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is one of Banff's most luxurious accommodations. A jaunt for many skiers throughout the winter months, the resort opens up in summer to outdoor lovers and those who seek deluxe accommodation in the heart of Canada's great outdoors.
Located on Sulphur Mountain in the heart of Banff National Park, the hotel lies just steps from the Banff gondola and Upper Hot Springs as well as a 5 minute drive from downtown shops and restaurants.
With over 300 guest rooms, there is a room to suit all budgets whether a couple or family. Some have expansive balcony views and modern decor, whereas others have maintained their grand and elegant design.
When to go
BC’s varied climate is influenced by latitude, elevation and ocean proximity but it’s generally warmer in the south and cooler in the north. Winters are mild in Vancouver and Victoria, with only brief snowfalls, while other regions – especially the north and the interior – are subject to freezing temperatures and heavy snow from November to March.
Spring and fall are often warm and pleasant but rainfall can be heavy, particularly on the coast. Summers (June to September) are mostly dry and sunny with warm temperatures, but the interior is hot in July and August, with temperatures surpassing 30°C
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Things to do
Cowboy Horseback Cookout
Enjoy a leisurely one-hour trail ride to the BBQ site, located near the Sundance Canyon trail. Try your hand at roping, challenge friends to a game of horseshoes or relax in the picnic area while our cook prepares your steak to order.
Lake Minnewanka Cruise
Take an interpretive boat tour of the magical Lake Minnewanka and experience some of Alberta's rugged wilderness from the water. Hear stories of aboriginal folklore, geology and wildlife as you cruise through some of the most spectacular Rockies scenery.
Ice Explorer Tour & Skywalk
Experience the power of glaciers in the Canadian Rockies. Travel on an Ice Explorer onto an ancient glacier and hang mid-air on the Glacier Skywalk.
The Gondola departs from the base of Sulphur Mountain for a breathtaking ascent to the pinnacle and 360-degree panoramic views of sheer mountain majesty. Enjoy the interpretative hiking trails that lead along the ridge of the mountain.
Banff Signature Hikes
Join our hiking guides on a full day tour that includes 4-6 hours of hiking time. Share the passion for the mountains with our local guides on the classic hikes of the Banff and Lake Louise area - Hikes include Yammuska, Larch Valley and Healy Pass.