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Jasper to McBride Train Tour

Sightseeing, Train, Bus, Guided Interpretation Activity
Thursday's: Year 'round Season
6-7 hrs Duration
All ages Ages
Price: $129/Adult | $65/Child

STARTING JUNE 10TH 2022 – EXTRA TOUR DAY (MONDAY & THURSDAY)

All travellers over the age of 12 will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate in this tour.

Ride the Steel Rails! Enjoy breathtaking views of the Rockies aboard Via’s Skeena Train on one of our Jasper Train Tours. Join us as we embark on a fully Guided Sightseeing Luxury Coach Bus Tour to McBride, British Columbia and then return back to Jasper on a train journey through the incredible Rocky Mountains.¬†

Explore a little further into British Columbia along the Robson Valley with the snow capped Cariboo Mountains on one side, the majestic Rocky Mountains on the other as you make your way to the quaint McBride Train Station for your train journey back to Jasper National Park. Highlights include a stop at Mount Robson, the Highest Peak in the Canadian Rockies!

Unfortunately, we are unable to book any Dome Car Seating with VIA Rail.

Please bring a piece of Government Issued ID as VIA Rail requires ID for each passenger. You will not need a train ticket as our driver/guide will have everything prepared for you and your group. 

We recommend bringing a camera, water, snacks and lunch as the train no longer supplies their snack cart as per COVID-19. McBride Station typically has a small food canteen but selection may be limited during this time.  

Dress comfortably! Most of this tour will be on a train and bus with a little bit of walking around at Mount Robson. 

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 and a café at Mount Robson that have not confirmed  seasonal hours in Summer 2022.

There are cafes in McBride that you could get a takeaway lunch from. 

 

Following the Government of Canada’s requirements on mandatory vaccination and to further protect the health and safety of our employees, passengers and the communities we serve, VIA Rail is implementing a COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy.

Passengers over 12 years and 4 months are required to be fully vaccinated to travel on VIA Rail trains, as well as to access a VIA Rail Business lounge.

To qualify as fully vaccinated, you need to have:

 

  • Received the full series of a vaccine or a combination of vaccines accepted by the¬†Government¬†of¬†Canada;¬†
  • Received your last dose¬†at least 14 days prior to your train‚Äôs departure;
  • And a proof of vaccination credential.

The valid proof of vaccination needs to be in line with what is available in your province or country in a paper or digital format.

The proof of vaccination must include:

  • The name of the person who received the vaccine;
  • The name of the government or the name of the non-governmental entity;
  • The brand name or any other information that identifies the vaccine that was administered; and
  • The dates on which the vaccine was administered or, if the evidence is one document issued for more than one dose and the document only specifies the date on which the most recent dose was administered.

For passengers originating outside Canada, an ArriveCan receipt with immunization status denoted is accepted.

Bookings cancelled 48 hours in advance will have a zero percent cancellation policy on the SunD0g Tours Sightseeing portion. 

 

VIA Rail has implemented as of June 13th 2022  a $40.00 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. 

Pick-ups: between 9:15 am-9:30 am
Duration: 6-7 Hours
Adult: $129.00 Child (2-12): $65  (Under 2 Free)
(Prices subject to 5% gst)

Please note there are no pick-ups at the Overlander Lodge, Pocohontas Cabins, Jasper Campgrounds, Jasper East or Hinton.

Cancellation/Reservation Policy:

Cancellation fee:  48hours before departure; refundable less a $25.00 + applicable taxes service charge per person.  Within 48 hours non-refundable.  A $25.00 plus applicable taxes will also be applied for any reservation date changes per person.
*Rate effective as of April 1st 2019

*PLEASE NOTE: SunDog will have to confirm availability for Train Tickets with VIA Rail Canada. If the Train is SOLD OUT, we will contact you immediately to reschedule. This Tour is not completely confirmed until we can establish train availability with VIA RAIL.   DOME CAR SEATING CANNOT BE GUARANTEED

**SunDog Tour Co. is not responsible or liable for delays for the VIA Rail Portion of your half day train tour once your tour has departed Jasper.

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