While Covid-19 restrictions are in place, capacity is limited. Some products and services may be unavailable. Pool rentals are unavailable until further notice. For travel trade inquiries, contact hotsprings@canada.ca

  • General entry

    Soak in some history!

    Located on Sulphur mountain, 1500 m above sea level, Canada’s highest elevation operating hot springs is ready to welcome you. Set against a backdrop of magnificent alpine scenery, this historic bathhouse is the perfect place to relax.

    Soak in the steamy hot pool where travellers have come to “take the waters” for over a century.

    Start the day off right with a relaxing soak, or easy your tired muscles after an epic day of hiking or skiing. Located 4 km form downtown Banff, the Upper Hot Springs are easily reached by bus, taxi or car. Swimsuit, locker and towel rentals available. Gift shop and cafe with terrace on site.

    Dates

    Banff Upper Hot Springs remains closed until further notice as Parks Canada continues to assess how this iconic experience can safely resume operations.

    Price

    Groups of 10 or more (per person entry, must be paid in single transaction):

    Adult - $7.51
    Senior – $6.54
    Youth - $6.54

    Individual entry:

    Adult - $8.48
    Senior - $7.46
    Youth - $7.46

    Rentals:

    Towels and swimsuits are not available to rent
    Additional locker token - $1
    Contact us for commercial rates

    Reservations

    Banff Upper Hot Springs operates on a first come, first serve basis and does not accept reservations during regular business hours.

    Travel trade

    • Suitable for FIT
    • Fully Accessible
    • Washrooms on site
    • Gift shop
    • Capacity limited and some services unavailable while Covid-19 restrictions are in place
  • Pool rental

    Pool rentals are unavailable until further notice.

    Escape the crowds!

    Enjoy a truly unique experience with a private pool rental at Banff Upper Hot Springs. Lie back, let the hot water sooth your tired muscles and soak the hot springs in all their bliss, privately and uninterrupted. Perfect for weddings, anniversaries, and large groups looking to experience Banff’s hot springs history on their own schedule.

    Dates

    Pool rentals are unavailable until further notice

    Price

    Currently unavailable

    Travel trade

    • Suitable for small to large groups
    • Fully Accessible
    • Motorcoach parking available
    • Washrooms on site
    • Service unavailable while Covid-19 restrictions are in place
  • Thermal waters pass

    Thermal Waters Passes are currently unavailable.

    “Splash into the Past!”

    Treasured by Indigenous Peoples and coveted by explorers and travellers, experience Banff’s rich hot springs history for yourself. Learn about the hot springs’ rich history from their initial discovery by Indigenous People, to their role in the establishment of Canada’s first national park and the world-class experience they are today with a visit to Banff Upper Hot Springs and the Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

    Start your day with a relaxing soak in the hot pool at Banff Upper Hot Springs then dry off and take a trip back in time at the Cave and Basin. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of rich cultural treasure as you learn about Banff’s smallest endangered species, the Banff Springs’ snail, take a stroll on the board walk trails and explore the cave that started it all. Gift shops on site at Banff Upper Hot Springs and Cave and Basin. Cafe on site at Banff Upper Hot Springs.

    Dates

    Thermal Waters Passes are currently unavailable.

    Price

    Contact us for combined pass program details and commercial rates.

    Reservations

    Available through pre-approved voucher only.

    Travel trade

    • Suitable for FIT(Fully Independent Travelers)
    • Fully Accessible
    • On site café/restaurant
    • Washrooms on site
    • Gift shop
    • Service unavailable while Covid-19 restrictions are in place