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Mt Norquay  Alberta - Banff 'BANFF'S BEST FAMILY RESORT' Banff Mt Torquay ski resort

Overview

Family friendly
Off-piste
Back Country
Park
Apres/Nightlife


Mount Norquay

Mt Norquay is the closest of the three mountains included on the tri-area lift pass when you stay in Banff. Your lift pass allows you to ski/ride Mt Norquay, Sunshine Village, and Lake Louise. Only 15 minutes from Banff a quick getaway for the family and you get those ski legs back in action. A fabulous Canadian style day lodge allows the nonskier to relax, read a book and watch friends and family ski the slopes.

RECOMMENDATION

Finish your last day on a high at Mt Norquay. A great way to brush up on skiing and boarding is by taking three days of ski or board lessons. You will get to ski at all three resorts Mt Norquay, Sunshine Village and Lake Louise and is a combination of guiding and lessons.


The Stats

 Vertical Rise: 1,650 feet
Peak Elevation: 8,040feet
Base Elevation:  5,500 feet
Annual Snowfall: 120 inches
Trails: 38
Lifts: 5
Skiable Terrain: 190 acres

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WEATHER

  • Accommodation
  • Activities
  • Getting there



  • FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS Mt Norquay Ski field FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS 

    This majestic world famous 768 roomed luxury hotel is full of history and fascinating stories. The guest rooms range from a Fairmont room to a Signature room which is fit for royalty.

    Don't forget to sign up for the Fairmont Presidents Club which has a range of benefits including complimentary internet access register at www.fairmont.com/fpc/benefits/

    FEATURES

    Shuttle to Ski Areas/ Indoor & Outdoor Pools/ Hot Tubs/ Willow Spa & Health/ Fitness Centre/ Shops & Boutiques/ Laundry Service/ Concierge

    MOOSE HOTEL, BANFF Mt Norquay ski resort MOOSE HOTEL, BANFF 

    Newly opened in July 2016 The Moose Hotel & Suites is an impressive one minute walk from the heart of downtown Banff. Designed with a mountain elegance featuring a rooftop health club and spa with impressive views of the Rocky Mountains. Rooms range from a hotel room to two bedroom suites.

    Amenities include the Meadow Spa & Pools with 10 treatment rooms and private outdoor hot pool, a bright indoor swimming pool and exercise room on the 3rd floor, and 2 spectacular rooftop hot pools with views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

    FEATURES

    Complimentary Roam Bus Passes/ Free Wi-Fi/ Pacini Italian Restaurant/ Meadow Spa and Pools/Exercise Room/Suites with Kitchen Nook 

    THE FOX HOTEL & SUITES Mt Norquat ski field Banff THE FOX HOTEL & SUITES 

    The perfect location on Banff Ave close to downtown Banff with 116 rooms from a hotel room to two bedroom suites. These are a fantastic option with a kitchenette for those long stays. A great feature is the unique style cave and basin hot pool with an open roof.

    FEATURES

    Restaurant & Bar/ Heated Underground Parking/ Cave and Basin Hotpool/ Red Earth Spa/ Sauna/ Fitness Room/ Free Continental Breakfast/ Communal Laundry/ Complimentary Banff Bus

    HIDDEN RIDGE RESORT Mt Norquay Banff HIDDEN RIDGE RESORT

    This is located on Tunnel Mountain overlooking Banff in a stunning, peaceful alpine setting. There are 4 premier king suites with private outdoor hot tubs and 107 condo style units.With so few choices of apartments in Banff , Hidden Ridge Resort is a hidden gem. Rooms range from a king suite with hot tub to a premier two bedroom with loft

    FEATURES

    Woodburning fireplace/ Wi-Fi/ Complimentary Banff Bus/ Outdoor Hot Tubs/ Sauna/ Full Kitchen/ Communal Laundryl

    BANFF CARIBOU LODGE Mt Norquay BANFF CARIBOU LODGE 

    This 184 cozy mountain style hotel is located on Banff Ave and a short stroll to downtown Banff. There are 6 loft jacuzzi suites that have a two person tub with stunning views. The Caribou has an onsite restaurant and spa along with a 26 person jetted hot pool, steam room and exercise room. Rooms are standard hotel with coutyard views, superior with exterior view, Corner loft Jacuzzi Suite and Mountain Loft Jacuzzi Suite.

    FEATURES

    Laundry service / Ski storage / Onsite parking / Spa / Wi Fi/ Exercise room/ Jetted hot pool/Restaurant/ Onsite Ski School




  • FREE MOUNTAIN TOUR Mt Norquay ski resort FREE MOUNTAIN TOURS

    Make some new friends and join a free mountain tour and learn about the resort, local history and fun places to visit.

    Where: Directly opposite the day lodge

    Time: 10.00am and 1.30pm

    CLUBSKI Mt Norquay ski resort Banff, house of travel CLUBSKI

    A fabulous combination of ski/board lessons and guiding around all three ski resorts in the Banff Area. Meet fellow skiers and boarders of the same ability while having some fun.

    Start your first day at Sunshine Village and finish the last day at Mt Norquay.

    Three resorts, three days and one instructor. This is for all abilities skiers and boarders and includes Club Junior (6-12yrs) with lunch.

    Programmes start on a Sunday and Thursday. Let us know and we can add this in at the time of your booking infoski@hot.co.nz


    FROZEN ICE WALKS Mt Norquay ski resort Banff FROZEN ICE WALKS

    Banff National Park has some of the most stunning scenery and wildlife. While you are there take some time to explore breathtaking frozen waterfalls, geology and the opportunity to see wildlife.

    There are two great walks that you can take with a guide Johnston Canyon is where you walk on a steel walkway built into the canyon and Grotto Canyon Icewalk where you walk along a frozen creek bed.

    Ask us for more information about booking these stunning ice walks.


    CALGARY FLAMES ICE HOCKEY -NHL Banff Mt Norquay CALGARY FLAMES ICE HOCKEY - NHL

    Go and see the (NHL) Calgary Flames ice hockey team in fast paced action in the famous Calgary Saddledome.

    This is great fun for all the family and you will get up to speed with the rules for this sport which is the Canadian equivalent of NZ rugby.

    The packages include return transport from Banff and the ticket to the game. Contact us for more information and home game schedule.


  • Getting there

     

    Location 129kms west of Calgary

    Closest Airport Calgary Airport

    Transfer 1.5 Hrs

    Car Hire Yes from Calgary Airport

    Flight 

    Fly to Vancouver and connect with a domestic flight to Calgary

    Please note there are several options available for flights via the US. Stopovers can be arranged in Vancouver, Los Angeles, and San Fransico.

    Contact us today at infoski@hot.co.nz

     




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