Icefields Parkway GyPSy Guide

Icefields Parkway GyPSy Guide

By GPS Tour Guide

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2012-08-11
  • Current Version: 2.0.6
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 167.66 MB
  • Developer: GPS Tour Guide
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 5
5
From 71 Ratings

Description

GyPSy Guide GPS driving tour of the Icefields Parkway is a great way to the experience the “World’s Most Beautiful Mountain Drive". There are 150 audio points that play automatically, featuring what to see, stories, tips and advice. All the benefits of a guided tour, the freedom to drive yourself. TOUR GUIDE AS YOU DRIVE THE CANADIAN ROCKIES If you like driving yourself when you go sightseeing, GyPSy Guide™ tour apps allow you to enjoy a guided tour experience while remaining totally independent. By driving yourself, you'll be able to get from place to place faster, see more things and not be tied to anyone else's schedule. DON'T MISS OUT ON THE BEST SIGHTS AND STORIES The tour apps use your device’s location abilities to play the commentary AUTOMATICALLY. All you have to do is drive, listen and decide which places you want to stop at. Our tour guides have created insightful and entertaining tours of the Rockies. We’ll recommend the best places to see and some great locations that most visitors don't get to see. PLAYS AUTOMATICALLY GyPSy Guide knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays commentary automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice. EXPLORE LIKE A LOCAL It’s just like having a local friend to show you around. And that friend just happens to be a professional tour guide. GREAT VALUE The same information you would get on a bus tour or from a guide book, for just a fraction of the price. And you control the itinerary and schedule. WORKS OFFLINE No data, cellular or even wireless network connection needed while touring. Download over Wi-Fi before you tour. Anyone can use them with no need for roaming data – even visiting from another country. DRIVING TOUR ROUTE The tour includes the most popular sightseeing stops and many more: 1) Athabasca Falls 2) Sunwapta Falls 3) Stutfield Glacier 4) Columbia Icefields and Ice Explorer 5) Peyto Lake 6) Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier This tour starts at the Highway 1 exit onto 93N (Icefields Parkway) outside of Lake Louise. Join 93N from Jasper by driving south from the town. Its is popular to do this tour as a day trip by driving from Banff or Lake Louise to the Columbia Icefields Centre and back. CANADIAN ROCKIES APP BUNDLE This tour is a part of a set of tour apps by GyPSy Guide to explore the Canadian Rockies National Parks. Other tours in the series include: * Banff Townsite Tour * Banff Lake Louise Yolo * Jasper National Park * And Calgary to Banff (Free) NOTES Download the app on Wi-Fi from your network at home or use any free Wi-Fi network. Because the app is filled with audio commentary and maps, its larger than "normal" apps. Many phone/data networks may block the download because of size - so its important to download over a Wi-Fi network. ++ Continued use of GPS running in the background increases battery usage - we strongly recommend taking a cigarette style (DC outlet) car charger. This is much better than simply plugging into the USB port in a vehicle. ** iPad users - please note that WiFi-only iPads will not activate the commentary automatically. Any iPhone or network-capable iPad (WiFi + Cellular - whether you have a network connection or not) will work just fine. ABOUT US GyPSy Guide™ produce award winning audio tours along scenic drives around the world. Enjoyed by travelers who prefer to set their own pace and itinerary on vacation, but enjoy a fun, informative and educational guided experience. Our goal is to provide a great introduction to the region and perhaps inspire you to learn more and return. None of our apps include paid advertising or placements for benefit.

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  • Love it

    5
    By ESAxueqiou1109
    It was so great. Just followed the talk, you won't miss a thing.
  • Icefields!

    5
    By Ronvalen
    So glad we stumbled on the brochure for these guides to Canadian Rockies. We used this in both directions on the Icefields Parkway and it was like having a personal tour guide. He was humorous and informative. We would have missed a lot about the area if we had driven on our own.
  • Loved the app

    5
    By bbesigns
    Great app made drive so interesting and fun. Wish we had it both ways but had issues getting it downloaded. Be sure to install where you have good wi fi
  • Great information

    5
    By ;-) !!!
    This is a great app worth the money. The history provided added to our trip. The recommended beauty creek hike was not in any of my other guide books but was one of the best hikes we've been on. I just bought the app for banff and yoho for the rest of my trip
  • Worth the money!

    5
    By angelphish35
    This was so worth the cost. I never buy apps, but I'm SO glad I bought this one and will buy more for other trips. The information and stories were so interesting. We listened to the app on the way back, too. I'm so glad we did. Some of the stories were the same, but the way back had lots of new stories.
  • Incredibly useful, worth every cent

    5
    By Beemboy
    We would've driven right past many fascinating points of interest had it not been for these apps. Don't leave home without it.
  • Best travel guide

    5
    By Yogisingh
    Used this app and other apps in the suite for Banff and Jasper. So thorough, with information for tourists of all age. I hope they will keep building similar apps for other tourist destinations. Super.
  • Super

    5
    By vnovotny
    Great interesting facts and history along with helpful tips on where to stop.
  • Expert Guide

    5
    By COJN14618
    We used this App to tour the Icefields Parkway in July, 2017. The guide is accurate and provided an entertaining and highly informative tour of scenic viewpoints along with history, geology, wildlife, and other topics. It greatly enhanced our trip. We purchased the bundle of all four Canadian Rockies guides. The other three are equally good and we highly recommend their purchase as well.
  • Informational Narrative.

    5
    By Fun Moms
    While making our way through the scenic Ice Fields Parkway, the informative yet entertaining narrator taught our family quite a bit throughout the drive. By pointing out landmarks and points of interest, we were able to observe and learn more about the beautiful Parkway landscape than we would see by ourselves. The history lessons are easy to understand and interesting for the whole family to learn about. Our kids enjoyed it just as much as my husband and I did and we all were very glad to have the inside scoop on the drive. The app is well worth the download.

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