While Covid-19 restrictions are in place, capacity is limited. Some products and services may be unavailable. Pool rentals are unavailable until further notice. For travel trade inquiries, contact hot.springs@pc.gc.ca

Soak in some history!

Located on Sulphur mountain, 1500 m above sea level, Canada’s highest elevation operating hot springs is ready to welcome you. Set against a backdrop of magnificent alpine scenery, this historic bathhouse is the perfect place to relax.

Soak in the steamy hot pool where travellers have come to “take the waters” for over a century.

Start the day off right with a relaxing soak, or ease your tired muscles after an epic day of hiking or skiing. Located 4 km from downtown Banff, the Upper Hot Springs are easily reached by bus, taxi, or car. Swimsuit, locker, and towel rentals available. Gift shop and cafe with terrace on site.


Open daily, year-round.

Services available in English and French.

Please visit the hot springs website for up-to-date hours, COVID-19 restrictions and trip planning information.

2022 Price

Groups of 10 or more (per person entry, must be paid in single transaction):

Adult - $8.25
Senior – $7.00
Youth - $7.00

Individual entry:

Adult - $9.25
Senior - $8.00
Youth - $8.00


Towel: $2.00
Swimsuit: $2.00
Additional locker token: $1.25
Contact us for commercial rate agreements


Banff Upper Hot Springs operates on a first come, first serve basis and does not accept reservations during regular business hours.

Travel trade

  • Suitable for FIT
  • Fully Accessible
  • Washrooms on site
  • Gift shop
  • Capacity limited and some services unavailable while Covid-19 restrictions are in place
Pool rental

Pool rentals are unavailable until further notice.

Escape the crowds!

Enjoy a truly unique experience with a private pool rental at Banff Upper Hot Springs. Lie back, let the hot water sooth your tired muscles and soak the hot springs in all their bliss, privately and uninterrupted. Perfect for weddings, anniversaries, and large groups looking to experience Banff’s hot springs history on their own schedule.


Pool rentals are unavailable until further notice


Currently unavailable

Travel trade

  • Suitable for small to large groups
  • Fully Accessible
  • Motorcoach parking available
  • Washrooms on site
  • Service unavailable while Covid-19 restrictions are in place
Thermal waters pass

“Splash into the Past!”

Treasured by Indigenous Peoples and coveted by explorers and travellers, experience Banff’s rich hot springs history for yourself. Learn about the hot springs’ rich history from their initial discovery by Indigenous People, to their role in the establishment of Canada’s first national park and the world-class experience they are today with a visit to Banff Upper Hot Springs and the Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

Start your day with a relaxing soak in the hot pool at Banff Upper Hot Springs then dry off and take a trip back in time at the Cave and Basin. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of rich cultural treasure as you learn about Banff’s smallest endangered species, the Banff Springs’ snail, take a stroll on the board walk trails and explore the cave that started it all. Gift shops on site at Banff Upper Hot Springs and Cave and Basin. Cafe on site at Banff Upper Hot Springs.


Available during scheduled business hours, seven days per week.


Contact us for combined pass program details and commercial rates.


Available through pre-approved voucher only.

Travel trade

  • Suitable for FIT(Fully Independent Travelers)
  • Fully Accessible
  • On site café/restaurant
  • Washrooms on site
  • Gift shop