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Sunshine Village

Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 877-542-2633
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I am a new skier, I spent my first day in a ski lesson and wasnt compltely convienced as we didnt... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PetaTravels2017
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Banff, Canada
Great early season skiing!

First time here, but loved it! Three mountains (Goat's Eye was not open yet), plenty of diversity... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charles C
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Humble, Texas
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Sunshine Village sits high on the Continental Divide in the heart of Banff National Park, and is just minutes from the mountain town of Banff. Three sprawling mountains provide breathtaking sitelines, uninterrupted by any signs of civilization beyond the resort's leasehold. Ski or ride in Alberta and British Columbia in one run. Sunshine Village's seven-month season stretches from early November until late May - the longest non-glacial season in Canada. The Village's altitude of 7,082 feet ensures the snow stays dry. Sunshine can receive up to nine metres (30 feet) of snow in a season, and it stays all year.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski resort” (51 reviews)
“great ski” (15 reviews)
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Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am a new skier, I spent my first day in a ski lesson and wasnt compltely convienced as we didnt go to the mountain the ski instructor gave a good base lesson. The second day I had a great instructor and was able to...More

Thank PetaTravels2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here, but loved it! Three mountains (Goat's Eye was not open yet), plenty of diversity in run difficulty. What I really liked was that almost every single lift has green, blue, and black choices on the way down. Was lucky enough to be...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunshine is a great place to board and ski! We came with a group of friends and had an awesome time. Lots of good green runs for the beginners, it's a great hill for people of all ski levels. Nice restaurants and bars with lots...More

Thank BHakes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you just want to take a look at the view from the top of the mountain, you can get a sightseeing pass for $40 and climb up in the gondola and them in the lift chair. Views in a clear day are amazing, walking...More

Thank gatocanada
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review. We're glad to hear our sightseeing pass didn't disappoint. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Wonderful mountain to Ski with plenty of terrain for all levels. The ambassadors were some of the friendliest volunteers, not to mention the staff were super accommodating. The only drawback was with regards to their "mountain tours". Most ski areas accommodate all levels of skiers,...More

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Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and kind words about our staff. We appreciate your feedback and will be sure to pass along to our management team. Kind regards,

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great early season skiing! Only 20 minutes from Banff with the best earl season (and late season) skiing in North America

Thank Richard K
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for the review. We're looking forward to the start of the 2017-18 season, opening day November 10th (Mother Nature dependent) All the best,

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Sunshine Village does a very good job of having an appealing summer visit. The Meadows is picturesque and worth checking out

Thank CodyMav
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for the review and joining us this summer. We're looking forward to Summer 2018 starting June 29th All the best,

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

After much deliberation, I chose the sunshine village gondola as the one gondola ride on our Banff area vacation. I am so glad I made this choice. After a very long and lovely gondola ride, we continued to a chairlift. Total ride time was about...More

Thank Elkridgetraveller
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for the review, we're delighted you enjoyed our summer gondola! Look forward to seeing you again next summer All the best,

Reviewed 10 September 2017

. We went mid week, which kind of sucked since we were not able to take advantage of the gondola ride up. During the fall (off season) they said that they run the gondolas only on the weekends. The only other options were a "school...More

Thank Peter R
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your review and coming out this past summer. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

To go up to the sunshine village, it takes a 25 minute gandola ride and then a ski lift to the top. Then from there on the hikes start. We went up there to see the wild flowers as the pink ones looked very pretty....More

Thank iVish
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your review and exploring our Sunshine Meadows this past summer. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Kind regards,

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OKgal55
20 August 2017|
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Response from stevefr0madelaide | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on the weather too and what time of year you are heading up there. But yes well worth the hike, stunning scenery! And yes, wear comfortable hiking shoes.
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atljul
13 March 2017|
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Response from Cainthecity | Reviewed this property |
You definitely want to rent a car, the road is totally fine, just very deserted at night. My sister and I had an SUV and got around with no problems. I wouldn't recommend taking shuttles to the mountains as it's a 30- 45 min... More
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gr8momx5
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Response from dkcpdk | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen any pets during my visit there, but I would definitely suggest calling in and confirming with them. You can reach them at (403) 705-4000.
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