Banff National Park: 2-Hour Sundance Loop Horseback Ride

4.4 / 5

17 reviews

Activity provider: Discover Banff Tours

Banff National Park: 2-Hour Sundance Loop Horseback Ride

Activity provider: Discover Banff Tours
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Likely to sell out

From US$ 128.12 per person

Take a horseback ride along the tranquil Bow river, through thick marshes and grassy meadows. Climb up Sulphur Mountain around the Windy Knoll viewpoint.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you climb up Sulphur Mountain
  • Pass by the tranquil Bow River
  • Bond with your friendly horse as you enjoy this relaxing ride
  • Learn about the area from your knowledgable guide
Full description
Explore stunning sections of wilderness on this two-hour trip and spot wildlife that you might not get to see on foot. Learn a few cowboy tricks along the way from your experienced guide.  Pass by natural sulphur hot springs as you make your way to one of Banff’s national historic sites, the Cave and Basin. Trek along the tranquil Bow River and take in magnificent views of the Bow Valley before pressing through thick marshes as you climb Sulphur Mountain. Continue up to Windy Knoll where you can take striking photos of the sweeping landscape
  • 2-hour horseback ride
  • Knowledgeable guide
  • Lead and tail guides for your ride
  • Basic horseback riding instruction
  • Helmet
  • Parking
  • Tips (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 230 lbs (104 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Warner Stables, 1 Sundance Rd, Banff, AB T1L 1B9, Canada. Meet at the big red stables located at the end of Sundance Road in Banff. When you arrive, please check-in for your ride at the office in the east barn which has signs for ‘Warner Stables’ and ‘office’. There is plenty of free parking at the site. Please ensure that you arrive 30 minutes prior to your tour start time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Insect repellent
  • Long pants

Not allowed

  • Backpacks
  • Open-toed shoes
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Guests participating in horseback riding need to be 8 years or older and a maximum of 230 lbs; guests may be required to confirm their weight on a scale and provide proof of the child's age; if these requirements are not met, the booking will be forfeited without a refund
  • Children must ride their own horse and will not be paired with an adult
  • A basic level of English is required so that you can understand simple instructions from the guides
  • Children aged 17 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Backpacks are not permitted on the ride
  • All adult riders must sign a waiver; a waiver must also be completed by the parent or legal guardian of any rider under the age of 18 (documentation may be required to confirm the signatory's authority)
  • Riders must be physically capable of controlling the horse without assistance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 17 reviews

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Wonderful stable located a short walk from Banff Ave. Also has ample parking if you prefer to drive. The staff are very patient and helpful in ensuring you are matched with the right horse based on your experience. I rode Possum and my husband rode Moose. Both horses were gentle and easy to manage for two inexperienced riders. We took the two hour ride which takes you along the gorgeous Bow River and then up into the forest area. The guides were terrific making sure both riders and horses remained safe throughout the trip. These are trail horses so no trotting etc, but it is a perfect and relaxing way to enjoy the beautiful views and an ideal family activity. They do offer other rides for more experienced riders, cowboy cookouts and I believe multi day camp out trips so many options to choose from. Overall, loved the experience and highly recommend!!

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