KIDS EXPLORE LAKE LOUISE
Kid-Friendly Chateau Lake LouiseThe Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise recognizes that traveling with kids can be a challenge and that a successful family vacation starts with a hotel that is also kid friendly. Located in the heart of Banff National Park and within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise offers adventures for children of all ages. We are proud to offer a number of onsite activities suited for traveling kids.
Junior HikersDuring the day we have a hike especially designed for our junior hikers (ages 5 to 12 years old). Led by one of our talented guides, your children will head out on our trails and learn about outdoor safety, the flora you can find in the Lake Louise area and how to interpret the clues that animals leave behind.
Kid’s Art in the MountainsLake Louise is well known for its beautiful environment and surroundings and we want to give your little ones (ages 5 to 12) an opportunity to capture it and create memories to last a lifetime. Our Kid’s Art in the Mountain program takes the art easels outside where your children will learn about colors, receive painting tips and have the opportunity to paint your own keepsake of Lake Louise.
Budding Nature PhotographersWith our Kid’s Photo Expedition, each child is provided with a digital camera and a list of photo objectives to capture and discover. At the end of the activity, each child is invited to pick their best shot to be framed while the others will be emailed to you to share your Lake Louise adventure with your family and friends.
Kids Cooking and CraftsOur sweetest of kid’s activities will have your children working in our hotel kitchens with one of our talented chefs baking and decorating their very own cake. Be sure to let us know which outlet you will be dining in for dinner and their creation will be delivered as dessert! Another one of our sweet activities is the Kid’s afternoon tea with Teddy. First you start by creating a Teddy Bear of your own in our Children’s playroom and then head outside with Teddy in tote for a one of a kind Rocky Mountain Teddy Bear picnic. This Teddy Bear picnic is fully equipped with ice tea, finger sandwiches and a special visit by the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel’s very own Bow the Bear.
Kids CanoeIf you prefer to be on the open waters, we invite you to float along the pristine Lake Louise where you will learn about glaciers, mountains and help paddle the boat! Guided by a knowledgeable coordinator who will answer any and all question you might have. This activity is for children ages 7 to 12 years old.
Kids Slumber PartyOn Saturday nights we offer a slumber party for children ages 5 to 12 where they meet in our Playroom and spend the night making crafts, playing interactive games, video games, board games, rock climbing and end the night with popcorn and a movie.
All About Horses and PoniesAnd, for our little hotel guests (ages 7 to 12) who have always wanted their very own pony, we have our program, All About Horses and Ponies. This activity will give your children the opportunity to learn everything it takes to groom, saddle and care of a horse and pony. At the end of the interactive session your children will have the opportunity to ride a horse or pony.
*All ‘Traveling with Kids’ programs are subject to availability. For some programs, specific numbers are required for the activity to run. Please contact the Concierge for age restrictions, the schedule of events or to register for the Explorers Kid's Camp at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +1.403.522.1601
Interesting & Fun Facts to share with your friends back home:
- 2600: the estimated number of mountain goats.
- 50: the estimated number of wolves.
- Banff National Park has in excess of 1,000 glaciers
When stepping into our backyard, remember that you are in Bear Country and it is important to be alert. Check out these Bear Aware safety tips.