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Review of Columbia Ice Field

Columbia Ice Field
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

After having a great time in Jasper we took a Brewster coach to Banff via the Columbia ice field, it was a really good trip with Mitch and his partner they were very knowledgeable. We went on glacier skywalk and to the athabasca glacier it was like being in the arctic with the glacier behind you and the Canadian flags put in the ground.

Thank Alan C
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This trip is an absolute must. Very good value if you book the glacier skywalk too as a package.
Easy to get to, staff young, friendly and knowledgable. Great to see young women driving the coaches to the base of the glacier. Once we transferred onto the ice explorer vehicle, which was driven on this particular day by Andrew, who was a great host and skillful young driver, the huge size of the glacier became apparent. The descent was hair raising at times, bumpy and very exciting. Andrews running commentary and interesting facts kept us all on the edge of our seats quite literally. Once at the glacier we had the opportunity of getting off and walking on it. It really is something else. We had at least twenty minutes on it, which was long enough for photos.
The rate at which it is melting is staggering and we were told it would not be here in a hundred years. I felt so privileged to go on it and wonder at it.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This came with our package, and it was a nice trip. We've been to Alaska, so we saw plenty of glaciers and ice. Still, it was nice to be on the ice machine and walk on the ice.

Thank cyw
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Coach stopped here while travelling from Banff to Jasper. Coach driver contacted destination ahead of time. Booked places Our party given their own special vehicle which drive up and onto the glacier. Young girl driving the vehicle was excellent with her commentary. On glacier for approx 40 mins enough time for walk and photos. Wear good waterproof footwear to get the best experience of walking on the ice. Fantastic views.

Thank Allybowler
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

It was a blast to ride the snow bus up to the Glacier. Our driver, Peter, made the trip fun and interesting. Actually walking on the glacier and drinking the ice cold water was unreal. This was part of our tour and I am so glad it was included. One more experience to check off my bucket list.

Thank Linda M
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