Overview

Join us on either the McBride or Dunster Train Tour into British Columbia on the Skeena Train and spend another day on our Wildlife Tour to see all of the sights and wildlife in Jasper!

Dunster Train Tour
This amazing Train Journey and Sightseeing Tour starts from the Jasper Train Station and culminates in Dunster, British Columbia.  You will first enjoy approximately 2.5 hours of “Train Time” aboard Via’s luxurious Skeena Train.  Upon arrival at the historic Dunster Train Station, you will be greeted by our SunDog Driver/Guide and vehicle for your return sightseeing journey to Jasper.  On your return journey, you will visit Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies at 3954 metres (12,970 feet). This entire trip offers incredible photo opportunities plus a chance to get some fascinating information from your guide about the rich history, geology, and ecology of the region.

Jasper Wildlife Discovery Tour
With thousands of pristine acres and a small population, Jasper is the ultimate place to go sightseeing and to view wildlife in their natural surroundings. Join our informative wildlife tour and discover Jasper’s hidden gems all while seeking out the regions furry original inhabitants! Elk, deer, bear, moose and mountain goats are just a sample of the many wild animals roaming the park.

Highlights

FRIENDLY GUIDES

Join friendly local guides for an informative adventure. Our knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic sightseeing opportunities and creatures.

VIA Rail Train

Sit back and relax as you take in the surroundings along the Fraser River with views of Moose Lake and Mount Robson.

Rearguard Falls

Take in the cascading water of Rearguard falls during the summer or join us in late summer to catch the Chinook Salmon run.

FAQ

WHERE WILL WE GO?

Kindly note that the selected route is at the discretion of your driver/guide.  The Wildlife Discovery Tour is a driving tour with minimal walking.

WILL I SEE ANIMALS?

While the natural habitat around  Jasper is conducive to animal sightings, animal viewing is not guaranteed and depends largely on the season, the time of day, and the weather.

WILL I BE ABLE TO TAKE PICTURES?

Photos of wildlife are usually taken from the inside the vehicle or on the ground at a safe distance from the animals.

What locations will we pick up from?

We pick up from any door or accommodation in the Jasper town site plus some outlier accommodations. Outlier hotels we will pick up from: Jasper Park Lodge, Pine Bungalows, Tekarra Lodge, Alpine Village, Jasper House Bungalows, Beckers Chalets, Patricia Lake Bungalows, Pyramid Lake Resort. Although we do encourage guests (if possible) to come to a central location like the VIA Station (Totem pole) or the Jasper Adventure Centre to meet for any Jasper scheduled tours as this expedites pickups.

What locations do we NOT pick up from?

Sunwapta Resort, Wapiti Campground, Wabasso Campground, Whistlers Campground, Athabasca HI Hostel, Maligne Canyon HI Hostel, Miette Mountain Cabins, Overlander Lodge, Jasper East Gate Cabins and any accommodation in Hinton.

Is lunch provided?

Lunch is not provided on this tour, please bring enough lunch, snacks and drinks to last the 6 hours.

In a typical summer season there is a café in the Jasper Station, café in Dunster General store and a café at Mount Robson along with a food cart on the VIA Train.

Can we book dome car seating?

Unfortunately, we are unable to book dome car seating with VIA Rail.

How should I dress?

Dress comfortably as you will be sitting on the train and bus for majority of your tour!

Can I do these tours in one day?

Unfortunately, you need 2 days in order to complete this tour deal.

Is there a cancellation fee?

Bookings cancelled 48 hours in advance will have a zero percent cancellation policy on the SunDog Tours Sightseeing portion.

VIA Rail has implemented as of June 13th 2022  a $25.00 per ticket cancellation fee on all tickets. Should VIA Rail hold this fee at the time of cancellation this will be held when you request a cancellation.

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Wildlife & Dunster Train Tour Deal

Experience our Jasper Wildlife Tour, one of Jasper’s most outstanding iconic tours as you explore different ecosystems within the park. Also, travel a little further abroad on the “VIA Train” into beautiful British Columbia!
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Minimal
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Duration

5-6 Hours
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Ages

All Ages

Adult

$184
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CHildren

$94
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