Edmonton Tours Made for Exploring

Whether you’re a nature lover, history buff or just a curious traveller, this list of some of our favourite tours will guide you through everything from hidden gems to iconic sites. Edmonton is yours for the exploring by foot, snowshoe, boat, helicopter or even Segway!

Big E Bus Tours

Ride in comfort in a 24 passenger bus with big windows, comfortable chairs and air conditioning. The knowledgeable driver will give you a mix of history, current goings-on and a view of the natural beauty of Edmonton and the surrounding area. There are 2 separate tours to choose from within Edmonton, as well as a combo tour of Elk Island and Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village (available after May 24). What are you waiting for... get exploring!

The Tours at City Hall
City Hall guided tours are free and are offered to all ages by knowledgeable tour guides. During a tour of City Hall you will learn about municipal government, discover Edmonton's past, and marvel at City Hall's art and architecture. You may even have a chance to see City Council in action! Self-guided tours are also available.

Availability: year-round, please book in advance if visiting outside summer hours.

Art Tour YEG
Take the free, self-guided art tour and uncover the stories behind our love of quirky steel sculptures, tributes to over-the-top personalities, and whimsical, cement-blasted poetry. Follow along this tour using your smartphone or you can pick up a brochure at one of the participating Downtown hotels, or visit the Welcome Centre.

Availability: year-round.

Edmonton Food Tours
Edmonton Food Tours leads walking tours with six to ten tastings over a three hour period. Your guides will share entertaining stories of the history, arts and daily life in Edmonton's great foodie neighbourhoods.

Availability: select Saturdays from 10:00am-1:00pm.

Segway Tours with River Valley Adventure Co.
Explore North America’s longest continuous trail system in the heart of Edmonton’s river valley on Segway with River Valley Adventure Co. It’s where bold travelers break off from the beaten path and make their way into the wild!

Availability: weather-permitting.

Core Crew Downtown Tour
Discover Downtown's colourful history, outstanding architecture, and must-see landmarks on a free, historical walking tour with the Core Crew! Tours are provided during the summer, sign up online in advance.

Availability: mid-June to mid-August.