Snow coach on the Athabasca Glacier

Description

Duration : About 90 minutes
Schedule : 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from May 1 to September 25 
Season : May 1 to October 17
Departing from Columbia Icefields Glacier Discovery Centre (Highway 93 N)

 

Drive out onto the Athabasca Glacier, at an altitude of 2,700 metres, in an all-terrain Ice Explorer, a massive vehicle specially designed for glacier travel. On this thrilling trip, an experienced driver-guide will share a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers and their impact on our environment.

The snow coach will travel to a place where you can stop and take photos, walk on the ice and fill your bottle with fresh glacier water. 

The Athabasca Glacier is one of the 6 principal glaciers fed by the Columbia Icefields. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is a must for anyone visiting the Icefields Parkway!

Rates

Season Adult 6 to 15 yrs old 0 to 5 yrs old
2021/05/01 to 2021/10/17 56 28 0
2022/04/30 to 2022/10/16 58 30 0

* A hike on the glacier is also possible. For more information, please contact your travel agent.

Location

Centre du Champ-de-Glace (Highway 93), Jasper, (AB)

Travel reviews

Travel reviews

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Sadly, slowly receeding due to global warming. Act now!

Anthony Zimmermann Friday June 29, 2018

Take a sip from the Glacial stream.