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Columbia Icefield Skywalk: Tours & Tickets

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Go beyond nature's edge and immerse yourself in an awe-inspiring interpretive experience in one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. Explore the immense powers of glaciology from a fully-accessible, cliff-edge walkway that leads to a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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The Icefields Parkway | Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, Jasper National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Part of our tour allowed us to walk on the Skywalk. Even for someone slightly afraid of heights, it was awesome to see the scenery and walk on a glass floor.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ozfan77
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the skywalk with our 3 young children (5, 3, 1). We all enjoyed our time there. You have to go to the Columbia Icefields building to buy your tickets and then get on a bus and they drive you to the site a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank NGolamco
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi NGolamco. Thank you so much for this feedback! It is wonderful to hear that you and your family found the Skywalk to be very cool. I hope you had an amazing time travelling through the Canadian Rockies! Sincerely, Matthew Laitinen Programming and Experience Manager...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A glass floor and glass sides 300m up the mountain and 30m out from the mountain. Quite exhilarating and manageable even for those not keen on heights.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Malcolm E
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Malcolm E. I am delighted to hear that you had an exhilarating time at the Skywalk. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Sincerely, Matthew Laitinen Programming and Experience Manager Columbia Icefield

Reviewed 4 days ago

The walk to the skywalk is pleasant. If you suffer from vertigo you can bypass the walk with the glass floor and view the scenery from afar.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank GmaSandra
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi GmaSandra. I appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. It is wonderful to hear that you had a pleasant time at the Skywalk. I hope you took lots of photos. Sincerely, Matthew Laitinen Programming and Experience Manager Columbia Icefield

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the tour to the glacier and entrance to the skywalk was included in the package we purchased. Thought it was a great addition and appreciated the engineering involved in constructing it. You also get to see more outstanding views and the self guided...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jgalwaysonholiday
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi jgalwaysonholiday. Thank you for your review. It is awesome to see that you enjoyed this addition to your glacier tour and everything the Skywalk has to offer! I hope you have a chance to visit us again one day! Kind regards, Matthew Laitinen Programming...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good way to look at the canyon. Look around and below. Great photo oppportunities here, whether it be for th family or for that great selfie.More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lucyb37
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello lucyb37. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the great views around the Skywalk! We always love hearing back from our guests. Thank you very much for the feedback! I hope your pictures turned out amazing! Best regards, Matthew Laitinen Programming and Experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Skywalk because it was part of the glacier tour that we purchased. After walking out on the glacier, they have you board busses, and it's a short drive to the Skywalk. The views are beautiful, but not really much more than what...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank volcanogirl
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi volcanogirl. Thank you for your review. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed the Skywalk, despite not finding overly thrilling or unique. We do find it difficult to compete with the amazing natural sights that can be found all throughout the Canadian Rockies,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was in the old way of saying - “cool!” Amazing views and on it you feel like you’re in mid air even with a little “give” in the balcony portion of this amazing viewing area. Quit an engineering accomplishment to allow us tourists wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 65panther
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 65panther. Thank you for this awesome review! I am super happy to hear that you enjoyed the views, engineering and everything else that we have to offer at the Skywalk. I hope you took some wonderful photos! Sincerely, Matthew Laitinen Programming and Experience Manager...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few hours taking in the spectacular view. It's an amazing experience....the view, the unbelievable engineering, the guided tour. Stepping out onto the glass walkway is unlike anything I have ever experienced before. An afternoon well spent. Special shout out to our tour guide...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NorthStar579044
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello NorthStar579044. I am very happy to read that you had an amazing time exploring the Skywalk! I will make sure to pass your feedback onto the team as I am sure they will also be excited to hear back from you! Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was part of a tour for us so I am not sure if it is worth the money or not. There are informative displays along the walk way to the skywalk. The skywalk is pretty cool and the views are great.More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank SpyderWitch
MatthewL38275, Manager at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi SpyderWitch. Thanks for the review! I am glad to see you enjoyed the Skywalk, despite not having all of your expectations met during your visit. I do hope you have the chance to come by again and visit so we can work to better...More

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Samantha L
11 October 2019|
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Response from volcanogirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Skywalk closes for the season after that date.
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momgriff
2 September 2019|
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Response from MatthewL38275 | Property representative |
Hi there! The Skywalk faces south west and we can see the sun setting over the mountains some times. However, we are not always open during sunset as during this time of the year our hours are 10:15AM - 6:00PM. If you are in... More
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