Snow coach on the Athabasca Glacier

Travel reviews
4.1 / 5 - 16 reviews

Description

Duration : About 90 minutes
Schedule : 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from May 1 to October 1st
Season : May 1 to October 10
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
2023/05/01 to 2023/10/16 £53 £35 £0

* A hike on the glacier is also possible. For more information, please contact your travel agent.
This excursion will take you out onto the Athabasca Glacier in an all-terrain Ice Explorer, a massive vehicle specially designed for glacier travel.
* During this thrilling trip, an experienced driver-guide will share a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers and their impact on our environment.
* Your visit includes a stop at a place where you can walk on the ice and fill your bottle with fresh glacier water. 

Location

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

Travel reviews

Travel reviews

4.1 / 5 according to 16 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.

MUST STOP

Anonymous Tuesday September 13, 2022

(Translated by Google) BELLE EXPERIENCE

Unbelievable!

Adeline Desneux Monday September 12, 2022

(Translated by Google) Great experience to have the chance to walk on a glacier.
Last generation who will be able to have the chance to walk on this melting glacier has seen by eye... Sad reality of global warming