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Jasper to Dunster Train Tour

Sightseeing, Train, Bus, Interpretive Guide Activity
Sunday's: Year 'round Season
5-6 hrs Duration
All ages Ages
Price: $119 Adult $65 Child

STARTING JUNE 10TH 2022 – EXTRA TOUR DAY (SUNDAY & FRIDAY)

All travelers over the age of 12 will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate in this 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 luxury motor coach 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.

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

The train portion of this tour requires valid ID, however, you do not have to worry about train tickets or tour tickets. Please let our guide know your name and they will take care of the rest!

We recommend bringing camera, water, snacks and a lunch if you haven’t eaten before the tour. Typically there are food stations on the train, however, VIA Rail has closed them due to COVID-19. Dunster Station does have a small eatery but selection may be limited at this time.¬†

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

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 that have not confirmed  seasonal hours in Summer 2022.

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 12:00 p.m.-12:15.pm.

Adult: $119  Child:  $65

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

Cancellation/Reservation Policy:

Cancellation fee:  48 hours 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 their 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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