Kananaskis travel guide

Kananaskis Tourism | Kananaskis Guide

You're Going to Love Kananaskis

With a population of 249, Kananaskis is a must-see destination in Alberta, Canada.

When to visit Kananaskis

Kananaskis in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kananaskis in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kananaskis in July, when the average temperature is 15 °C, and the highest can go up to 22 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -12 °C, with an average temperature of -6 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 119 mm. In contrast, December is usually the driest month of the year in Kananaskis, with an average rainfall of 19 mm.

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How to Get to Kananaskis


Although Kananaskis doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Calgary Airport (YYC), which is located 78 km from Kananaskis. The shortest flight to Kananaskis from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 21h 38m.


Another option to get to Kananaskis is to pick up a car hire from Calgary, which is about 74 km from Kananaskis. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Hertz, among others, in Calgary.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Kananaskis, including Rider Express, Cold Shot and Bus. From Red Deer, the bus ride to Kananaskis takes 161 km and will cost you around $49. From Edmonton, the ticket costs about $110 for a journey of 257 km.

Airports near Kananaskis

Airlines serving Kananaskis

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British Airways
Good (3,455 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,060 reviews)
Air France
Good (838 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,269 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
Good (406 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (4,030 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (203 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (759 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in popular areas of Kananaskis

Most booked hotels in Kananaskis

Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Canmore Rocky Mountain Inn
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
Grande Rockies Resort-Bellstar Hotels & Resorts
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
Canmore Inn & Suites
Good (7, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Kananaskis

Expect to pay $2.42 per litre in Kananaskis (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $28.94 and $38.59.