Paradise Basin Snowmobile Tour

If it is a spectacular day of outdoor fun and adventures you want, than this is the snowmobile tour to take.

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Tour Includes:

  • Suitable for beginner to advanced riders
  • Free Riding Time to explore Paradise Basin
  • Top of the Mountain high alpine experience
  • Professional, experienced and knowledgeable guide
  • Full safety briefing, instruction and practice laps
  • Snacks, hot drinks and sumptuous BBQ lunch at 8,000ft
  • Quality helmets
  • Free Canmore / Banff hotel pick-up + return transport
  • 65 hp 2-person touring snowmobile with hand-warmers
  • Upgrade to Summit 600 120 hp $100.00
  • Upgrade to Summit 850 150 hp $200.00
  • Warm winter boots and cozy FXR snowmobile suit (if needed)
Many of our guests have told us that this unique day trip is the most memorable experience of their entire Canadian Rockies vacation. Visit the remnants of an early 1900’s Silver Mining Town located at the top of the mountain at 8000 ft. With plenty of wildlife, scenic trails, a spectacular icefall walk within an old growth forest. You will relish in the open powder bowl for an hour of playing after being fueled by a mountain sized lunch in our cozy Alpine Cabin! This is the premier snowmobile tour of the West!

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Or Call 1-888-357-4449


Arrival Duration
9:00 am4-4.5 Hours


  • Professional, experienced and knowledgeable guide
  • Time to explore "Free Ride" on your own in Paradise Basin plus hours of guided trail riding and snowmobiling fun
  • Visit the remnants of an early 1900’s Silver Mining Town
  • Plenty of wildlife, scenic trails, a spectacular icefall walk
  • Mountain sized lunch in our cozy Alpine Cabin with fireplace
  • Groomed trails through old-growth forest
  • Incredible scenic view points overlooking the Purcell Mountains, Panorama Mtn Resort, Columbia Valley, Toby Creek Valley, & The Canadian Rockies
  • Visit the magical Smith Icefall
  • Easy Self drive to location or Free Transportation from Canmore or Banff National Park

What To Bring:

  • Winter Gloves (can be purchased at our office if required)
  • Goggles (can be purchased at our office if required)
  • Layered clothing – whatever you wear for skiing or snowboarding is generally suitable – we provide snowmobile suit, boots, goggles if needed.
  • Come prepared ready to go, Dress in your winter ski cloths. if you do not have suits or boots we will lend you some.
  • Light backpack (optional)
  • Camera (recommended)
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Personal daily medications (if required) – please let us know of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with.


Time Activity
Your ArrivalPlease arrive on time to avoid delaying other guests on your tour. We will get you registered for your tour and then you will meet your professional snowmobile guide and receive all the gear you need including helmet, boots and snowmobile suit. Most of our guests are first-timers so you will receive a comprehensive safety briefing and instruction on how to ride your snowmobile safely.
Hitting The TrailAfter some practice time at our base area your guide will lead you up a groomed snowmobile trail through old-growth forest and open slopes for a spectacular view of Panorama Mountain Resort and the surrounding peaks of the lovely Toby Creek Valley.
ParadiseYou will see the remains of an early 1900’s silver mine and warm-up beside the fire in our alpine cabin. Enjoy a mountain-sized cookie and a hot drink and then head out for some free play-time in Paradise Bowl. Your guide will introduce you to the play-area and offer riding and safety tips. You will then have an opportunity to free ride and trail basin explore on your snowmobile within the designated area under the watchful eye of your guide who will be there to assist you if required.
Lunchenjoy a sumptuous BBQ lunch at our cozy comfortable alpine cabin while you watch the ravens soar on the breeze.
Return To BaseAs we descend back to the base you will park your snowmobile beside the trail and follow your guide along a short pathway to the base of the frozen Smith Falls. This is a magical sight of a 100′ frozen pillar of blue ice amidst pillows of soft powder snow on a rock cliff.

Banff’s Best Snowmobile Trip!!

If you seek an awesome day of adventure on top of a mountain then this is the snowmobile tour to take.

Surround yourself with spectacular snow-covered mountain scenery.  This tour has alpine terrain suitable for all members of the family.  No prior experience operating a snowmobile needed, we will provide practice training and outfit you in all the safety gear needed.

Daily Banff/ Canmore Hotel Pick-up and Transportation available.


Design Your Own Snowmobile Tour To Suit Your Group’s Schedule and Requirements

These snowmobile upgrades are available on this trip (subject to availability)
Select your upgrade when booking online or call us at 1-888-357-4449

Ski-doo Expedition 900cc 4-stroke Touring Snowmobile (2-person)

Ski-doo Summit 850 cc or 600 cc High-Performance Mountain Snowmobile (Driver only)