Snow coach on the Athabasca Glacier


Duration: About 90 minutes
April 17 to 26 : 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m
April 27 to Sept. 27: 10:00 a.m tp 5:00 p.m
Sept. 28 to Oct. 18: 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m
Season: April 17 to Oct. 18
Departing fromColumbia Icefields Glacier Discovery Centre (Highway 93 N)


Excursion au glacier AthabascaDrive 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!


Season Adult 6 to 15 yrs old 0 to 5 yrs old
2021/04/16 to 2021/10/17 $84 $43 $0

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


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

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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.

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