Altitude: 1463 Meters

Banff in short

  • Highest ski resort in Canada
  • In the heart of Banff National Park
  • Great skiing and good food

The Canadian ski resort of Banff is perched up at an altitude of 1463 meters and is set in the heart of the huge Banff National Park. Surrounded by the Canadian Rockies and turquoise mountain lakes sits the bustling town of Banff where no-one ever gets bored. Banff offers plenty of cultural activities, entertainment, luxury and of course, great skiing. The grandiose backdrop of Banff and its idyllic location make this the perfect spot for nature lovers wanting to enjoy the fairytale landscape. The skiing in Banff is also legendary!

From Banff itself, you have the option to ski in one of the three local ski areas: Banff Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village and Lake Louise Ski Resort. The Canadian Rockies are well known for the wonderful powder snow found here - enjoyed by off-piste fans from all around the world. Apres-ski in the vibrant resort of Banff includes musical events such as the "Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show" - a Canadian pop and rock show. Art lovers can combine their ski holidays in Banff with visits to some oustanding art galleries.

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Banff

Restaurants 92 Theatre
Bars & cafes 21 Casino -
Nightclubs & discos 3 Concert hall -
Cinema 1  

 Ski school and ski lessons Banff

No. of ski schools 2Private ski lessons Yes, price on request
No. of ski instructors - Ski lessonsYes, price on request
Area for beginnersSnowboarding lessonsYes, price on request
Ski lessons in - Cross-country skiing -

 Facilities Banff

No. of hotels 39 Supermarkets -
Total no. of hotel beds - Banks
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 Tourist information for Banff

Banff & Lake Louise Tourism
001 - 0403 - 7628421

 Distances from Banff

Railway station
- by bus
Calgary approx. 128 km by bus
From the motorway:Near the motorway

 Banff for families and children

Childcare Magic carpet
Playground - Ski lift for children
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Banff

Public saunaFootpaths
Fitness centreTorchlight descent -
Public solarium Indoor ice rink
Massage Outdoor ice rink
Spa & wellness - Curling
Indoor swimming pool Snow rafting
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding
Paragliding - Snowmobile tours
Indoor tennis court - Toboggan run -
Squash court -
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Ski area
Banff Mount Norquay

Banff Mount Norquay
Total slopes 28 (km)
Green slopes 6 km
Blue slopes 10 km
Red slopes 8 km
Black slopes 4 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (5 )
Drag lifts 1
Chair lifts 4
Gondala lifts 0
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