Guided tour

Banff: Family Friendly Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride

4.2 / 5

29 reviews

Banff: Family Friendly Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride

From £25.94 per person

Glide over the sparkling snow in Banff in a horse-drawn sleigh. Cozy up under a wool blanket with family, friends or a loved one as your friendly driver takes you on a scenic ride through snow-covered meadows.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 40 minutes
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  • Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride, the quintessential winter experience for all ages
  • Bundle up under warm wool blankets and enjoy winter panoramas of Banff National Park
  • See some of most iconic mountain peaks including Rundle Mountain and Cascade Mountain
  • Toast marshmallows by the campfire after your sleigh ride
Full description
Start your tour in Banff, where you will meet a member of the riding office, who will check you in for your sleigh ride. Now it's time to climb into the sleigh and get cozy with your loved ones under a cozy wool blanket. Hear the tinkling of sleigh bells, as the horses lead you on a journey through Banff's mountain meadows. Along the way, listen to stories from your guide and soak in the spectacular views of the valley and surrounding mountains, while keeping your eyes peeled for local wildlife, such as elk and deer. Finish your memorable excursion with a fireside warm-up stop after the ride, where you can toast a marshmallow and enjoy a warm drink back at the stables.
  • Sleigh driver
  • Campfire with marshmallows
  • Hot drinks
  • Free parking
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • 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, 100 Sundance Rd, Banff, AB T1L 1B9, Canada. The big red stables located at the end of Sundance Road in Banff.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Hat
  • Gloves

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Due to COVID-19 measures, blankets will not be provided and marshmallows are available for purchase only
  • Campfires are weather-permitting
  • Children 3 years and under are free of charge, but are not guaranteed a seat and may need to sit on a lap
  • Sleigh rides are weather dependent and may not operate in certain conditions (eg: -35C)
  • Children aged 17 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • All adults must sign a waiver prior to the tour; a waiver must also be completed by the parent or legal guardian of any children under the age of 18 and documentation may be required to confirm the signatory’s authority
  • Any minors under 18 years, who are not accompanied by an adult must present a pre-signed waiver to go on the tour
  • Each booking will reserve one row in the sleigh; each row can hold a maximum of 4 guests
  • Bookings of more than 4 guests will need to be divided into more than one booking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 29 reviews

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This is our second visit to Warner Stables, but our first sleigh ride. It was fantastic again! Staff was so friendly and accommodating. The horses were beautiful as was the scenery! Our guide Emily was fantastic and super knowledgeable! Nice touch with the hot chocolate or apple cider that you could bring on the ride, as well as with the fire pits and marshmallows to roast at the end! We will definitely be back again!

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12 January 2020

14 March 2021

Weather was great!! Guide was super friendly and knowledgeable! Would do it again!

10 March 2021

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