Road Runner

2 Days

From $319 CAD
Adventure trip, Vancouver to Banff, British Columbia, Travel, Canada


Jump on this fun 2 day trip from Vancouver to Banff, for a quick western tour into the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The Road Runner Pass takes you through Kelowna and along the Okanagan Lake with exciting water sports, beach fun and great nightlife. This short tour of Western Canada will introduce you to the incredibly varied landscapes of beautiful British Columbia. The bus will climb higher into the mountain ranges, past waterfalls and snowy peaks before finishing in the heart of the Canadian Rockies – Banff! From Banff, you can continue to explore the great Rocky Mountains at your own pace!

2018 DEPARTURE DAYS – from Vancouver

April 26 to May 17: Mondays, Thursdays

May 21 to September 22: Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays

September 24 to October 11: Mondays, Thursdays

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2019 DEPARTURE DAYS – from Vancouver

April 25 to June 06:    Mondays, Thursdays

June 08 to September 07:    Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays

September 09 to October 10:    Mondays, Thursdays

What’s included

  • Moose Bus transportation
  • Services of a professional & fun tour guide/driver
  • Paddleboarding on Skaha Lake
  • 1 group dinner
  • 1 breakfast
  • National Park fees

Get more information on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

*Please note that accommodation is not included in the tour price. Accommodation in hostels is pre-booked for those that want it, or you can purchase our accommodation package.

Moose bus pass holders receive discounts on activities, attractions and accommodation.


2 days | From Vancouver


  • The cascading waters of Bridal Veil Falls
  • Soak in the hot springs, enjoy shopping and the wicked nightlife in Banff!
  • Try any of our suggested adventure activities (optional)

Leaving the city behind, we travel east into the mountains. For our first stop we’ll take a short walk in a west coast rainforest to check out Bridal Veil Falls. Following this, we’ll take lunch in the town of Hope. Making our way through the Coastal Mountains, we then stop for a paddle board at Skaha Lake in Penticton. The night is spent in Kelowna at the Samesun hostel. Stand Up Paddleboard and Dinner included.

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the Samesun Kelowna
  • Today we cross into the province of Alberta, hitting up four National Parks on our way into Banff. Our first stop of the day is in Revelstoke, where you have the option to kayak in hand crafted wooden boats. The Rocky Mountains and aqua blue glacier lakes await us. Tonight we settle in the historic town of Banff, in the heart of the Rockies. Breakfast included at Samesun Kelowna

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Banff. These reservations are not included in the Roadrunner accommodation package. If you would like to use this booking, you will need to pay the HI Banff on arrival.
  • Dates & Prices

    Tours run from April to October each year.
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    The 2 day Road Runner tour offers fun outdoor activities enroute from Vancouver to Banff. Experience the best of summer in Briitsh Columbia with paddleboarding on Skaha Lake in the Okanagan (included) and go hiking through incredible scenery on your way into the Rockies. Take in the breathtaking mountain vistas while kayaking on a pristine blue lake or choose to add on adventure activities like horseback riding and whitewater rafting after hoping off the tour in Banff. (Note: some of the activities below are only available after finishing the tour in Banff).







    Lake Kayaking 

    $60 Revelstoke



    Various Locations

    Wildlife Spotting


    Various Locations


    Activities that are available after your tour finishes in Banff *



    Banff Gondola



    White Water Rafting

    From $130

    Kicking Horse (near Banff)

    Hot Springs



    Horseback Riding (1-3 hrs)

    $72 - 174


    Helicopter Ride (12-30mins)

    $121 - 291


    Banff Mountain Bike Rental

    From $36


    *All activities must be booked while on tour with your Moose guide in order to receive the discounted Moose rate

    Moose books your accommodation for each night of the tour so all you need to worry about is having fun! We always choose top rated hostels with high quality accommodation and a fun atmosphere. Moose reserves a single bed per passenger in shared hostel dorm rooms. You simply pay for your bed when you arrive at the hostel or you can purchase the optional Accommodation Package.

    You must make your own reservation if a) you would like to upgrade to a private room, b) you choose to stay in a different hostel/hotel, and always c) for the final night of the tour in Banff.

    Listed here are our preferred hostels on Vancouver Island. Prices range from CAD$25 to $75 plus tax per person per night. Pre-paid accommodation package is available.





    DAY 1

    Vancouver > Kelowna

    Samesun Kelowna


    DAY 2

    Kelowna > Banff

    * see notes below


    *In 2018, you will have a reservation made at the HI Banff for the night your tour ends. If you would like to use this reservation you will need to pay the hostel on arrival.

    *In 2019, you will need to make your own reservation in Banff for the night your tour ends. If you would to stay in the same place, Moose passengers that are continuing on the tour will be staying at the HI Banff.


      Pick Up Time Pick Up Location
    HI Jericho 7:30am 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver
    HI Downtown 7:50am 1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver
    Cambie - Seymour St 8:00am 515 Seymour St, Vancouver
    HI Central 8:10am 1025 Granville St, Vancouver
    SameSun Vancouver 8:10am 1018 Granville St, Vancouver
    SameSun Kelowna 8:00am 245 Harvey Ave, Kelowna

    1.  Bring proper clothing for the tour. The weather in Canada is predictable, but changes in temperature can occur throughout the day depending on location (this is especially true in the mountains or during the spring and fall months elsewhere).
    2. If possible bring a credit card with you while traveling. Credit cards can be used as identification and for making deposits on rentals if needed.
    3. Don't forget your camera- we will guarantee that you will want to take photos of new friends, beautiful scenery and wild animals!
    4. Book your pre-departure accommodation in advance. Moose tours pick up at major hostels in Vancouver. Not sure where to stay? Contact our office for recommendations.
    5. Join our Facebook group site and hook up with you future bus mates. If you have any questions we can surely answer them there. Possibly peruse some of the pics of passengers past! 


    10 reviews of “Road Runner


    1. Road Runner
      Skye Pederson

      female, 20, England
      The extra activity of Kayaking which included a lesson was my favourite – the team were amazing! Highly recommend participating in that!!!

      Rating: 4/5

    2. Road Runner
      Craig Cunningham

      Male, Australia
      Remy was fun, knowledgeable and contributed to the enjoyment of the trip – amazing guide!

      Rating: 5/5

    3. Road Runner
      Leanne Shaw

      female, 35, England
      Remy was exactly what a tour guide should be. Listens to passengers and friendly at all times. Awesome job and nice guy.

      Rating: 4/5

    4. Road Runner
      Steven Wright

      Male, 21, Australia
      Just one word – AWESOME!
      Oh and the jetboat ride rocks!!

      Rating: 5/5

    5. Road Runner
      Jess Gorman

      female, 30-39, Australia
      Frank made the tour an awesome experience. Terry from kayaking was awesome too. Thanks for a brilliant tour, thoroughly enjoyed it.

      Rating: 5/5

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