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Self Drive Tours


This tour is available in English, French and German
Driving time: approximately 1/2 - full day with many stops.

The National Park history of Canada began in Banff. Follow the Banff loop tour around the UNESCO World Heritage site to see the hot springs where it all began. Visit the “Castle in the Rockies” - the Banff Spring Hotel, pristine blue lakes surrounded by towering rugged mountains.

The chance of seeing wildlife is good and some classic viewpoints and photographs can be taken on route. Give yourself at least a half day to complete the Banff loop tour. This is one of Canada's most famous places.

Watch this video to hear one family's experience with the GyPSy GPS tour.



• Sulphur Mountain Gondola
• Banff Upper Hotsprings
• Cave and Basin
Fairmont Banff Springs
• Bow Falls
• Surprise Corner

• Hoodoos
• Two Jack Lake
• Johnson Lake
• Lake Minnewanka
• Mt Norquay
• Vermilion Lakes

Rent the GyPSy Guide to take with you on your driving tour. Use it in your own vehicle or in a rented car or RV.


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 $39 $74

All rates are CAD$ + taxes.
*+7 rate applies as a daily rate after 7 days.
A $10 one way drop fee applies to rentals return to a different location to the pick up.

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Click on the play buttons below to hear sample commentary from this area.