Kicking Horse, Golden Canada | Rocky Mountain Getaways | Lodging and Ski Vacation Packages


A stunning scenic drive brings you to a world-class skiing destination so well-hidden and unknown that most travelers drive right past… leaving the lucky to enjoy the many pleasures of this undiscovered paradise: Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, the best kept secret in the Rockies!

Finding Kicking Horse isn’t hard if you know where to look. The resort is just 1.5 hours west of Banff (145 km) and 2.5 hours west of Calgary (270 km) on the Trans-Canada highway. 

Rental Cars

Getting to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort just got easier. We are pleased to be offering a new transportation option through the addition of a new shuttle service connecting Calgary International Airport to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort twice a week. Please note that fare is one way, per person, before tax. Times are subject to weather and road conditions.


The closest international airport to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is the Calgary International Airport, a 2.5-hour drive from Golden along the scenic Trans Canada Highway. It provides multiple daily commercial flights to and from most regional, national and international destinations.

Alternate Airports

The Canadian Rockies International Airport – located in Cranbrook, British Columbia – is 2.5 hours south of Golden via Highway 95 through the heart of the Kootenay Rockies. Vancouver International Airport and the Kamloops Airport are west of Golden, located nine and five hours away respectively.

What you should know as an International Traveler:

For short term visits to Canada you will need a valid passport. Persons under 18 years traveling without their parents should have identification and a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian to travel into Canada.

For citizens of certain countries Canada requires a visitors visa to be obtained from their nearest Canadian Consulate before entry into Canada, please check if this is required before your trip.

For more information the following options are available.

The most convenient source of information about travel and consular services is the Consular Affairs home page.

The Overseas Citizens Services call center can be reached at 1-888-407-4747 from a touchtone phone, from overseas the number is 202-501-4444.