Jul 1, 2013

‘Today’ Stars join Scenic Tours to broadcast live from Banff


Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson, Richard Wilkins, Richard Reid and Georgie Gardner will broadcast live tomorrow morning from The Fairmont Banff Springs in the heart of Banff National Park.

The TODAY team will be busy experiencing life in the Rockies over the three-and-a-half hour program, including:

  • Karl and Lisa meeting with local Mounties, participating in a ‘white hat’ ceremony and dining on a traditional Canadian barbeque of Bison;
  • Christine Ahern riding the sidecar on a Scenic FreeChoice Harley Davidson trip through Jasper National Park before partaking in an evening of western hospitality at the Scenic Enrich Rocky Mountain Round Up; and
  • Georgie Gardner discovering her inner cowgirl style at the Rafter Six Ranch.

Meanwhile weather presenter, Steve Jacobs continues his tour of the East, presenting from the 19th century Place Jacques Cartier in Old Montréal where he will be serenaded by local jazz musicians at the city’s famous jazz festival. He will also visit the majestic Mont Royal and Schwartz’s, a landmark delicatessen established in 1928, the most famous remaining Montreal-style smoked meat restaurant.

Tune into Channel Nine and WIN/NBN each morning from 5:30 – 9:00 (AEST). You can also follow the TODAY team in Canada on Twitter by following @scenictours and searching #TODAYinCanada or #ExploreCanada, and on the Scenic Tours Facebook page: facebook.com/scenictours