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Lake O' Hara

Access from 11-km Lake O'Hara Fire Rd. off Lake Louis-Great Divide Dr., Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-343-6433
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Walk in 11km and out by bus, totall worth the time

I had no luck with the bus ticket as I only knew about this place in May, ticket would have been... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Jollyshandy
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Singapore
Worth the Challenge of Tickets

We visited Lake O'Hara late June (22nd) and there was still a lot of snow in the trail so we didn't... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
MaddyMummy
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Markham, Ontario
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Access from 11-km Lake O'Hara Fire Rd. off Lake Louis-Great Divide Dr., Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

I had no luck with the bus ticket as I only knew about this place in May, ticket would have been all snapped up within first 10 minutes of bookings opened. I waited in the shelter starting 630am, hoping cancellation will land me a ticket...More

14  Thank Jollyshandy
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We visited Lake O'Hara late June (22nd) and there was still a lot of snow in the trail so we didn't do the Alpine Trail as originally planned, but we still spent the entire time in the park (in on the 8:30am bus and out...More

4  Thank MaddyMummy
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Lake O'Hara in 17 June, there were still a lot of snow in the trail, we spent 7 hours to hike in Lake Oesa trail(because we have a 6 years old kid, we walked really slow), we felt exhausted after a day of...More

2  Thank Rogerlin2016
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I'm fairly fit 62 years. Took me two hours to walk in. Started just before 7 a.m. Beautiful en-route - cascading falls, forest floor covered in verdant moss, 3,000 meter peaks, hanging glaciers ... Did half of Alpine Route in four hours - Wiwaxy gap...More

8  Thank paul m
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Like many others I tried but failed to get bus tickets at 8 am mdt on April 20, 2017 but all tickets were booked within 2 seconds of opening. Very disappointed. I suspect all tickets went to people staying in lodge at lake O'Hara who...More

5  Thank vcdas
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The high demand and low number of tickets available makes this hike basically impossible to get to.... unless you are willing to hike 11 km to it. I sat down at my computer with everything ready to go shortly before April 20, 8:00 MDT. As...More

7  Thank JayBirds25
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I was surprised to read the previous three reviews that were very critical of the bus reservation system. The issue is not the reservation system, but rather that only about 15 people are allowed to reserve spaces on each bus, and there are only two...More

10  Thank InsideScooper
Reviewed 21 April 2017

my review is about my experience for the booking experience for the bus tickets for Lake O Hara. the tickets were to be released for booking today April 20 at 8AM MDT I was signed in before 8 am ready with a refreshed page at...More

8  Thank H20RAT
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I've been planning this trip specifically to see Lake O'Hara with my family for the past year. I knew we had to reserve bus shuttle 3 months in advance. The reservation system opened at 8am MDT April 20,2017. I was fully ready to make the...More

11  Thank Scott B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Lake O'Hara has been on my bucket list for years. But unfortunately I will never be able to see it. The reason is the ridiculous ticket reservation system which opens ONCE a year. This year there must be some cheating of the bus ticket system....More

9  Thank UTEL_78
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marabosc
17 August 2017|
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Response from Adamsjc | Reviewed this property |
Would of loved to have helped but I'm working. Sorry. Hope you find someone.
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Kyle F
8 August 2017|
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Response from MaddyMummy | Reviewed this property |
There was no issue with space. Campers also go up on the bus with their camping equipment.
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Jackie P
10 July 2017|
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Response from InsideScooper | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is to call either Parks Canada in the area or the lodge at Lake O'Hara.
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