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Banff Gondola

Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
+1 403-762-2523
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Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a stunning bird's-eye view of six incredible mountain ranges. With breathtaking vistas in every direction, your adventure begins with an eight-minute journey to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a modern, fully enclosed four-passenger gondola cabin. Glide up over the treetops to the crest of a steep-sided Rocky Mountain peak and step out into a jaw-dropping mountaintop experience at an elevation of 2,281 metres (7,486 feet). Stroll along the ridgetop boardwalk where the views get better with every step. Then warm up in our newly transformed, state-of-the-art summit facility. With new restaurants, interactive interpretive exhibits, a multi-sensory theatre and a breathtaking 360-degree rooftop observation deck, the new Banff Gondola summit heightens every sense.
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  • Average6%
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Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
+1 403-762-2523
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had booked tickets through our travel agent but had not booked a particular time. We knew we had to get there early to avoid the crowds. We arrived at 9am and were able to get a slot @ 0920. Time enough for a coffee...More

1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 2 days ago

For a brilliant panoramic view of the mountains, the Gondola can't be beat. The ride itself is enjoyable and the once up, you can't stop marveling at the sight below you. Thoroughly enjoyable. If you're in Banff, do this!

Thank maryCapeT
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you saw a grizzly it would be worth it but otherwise it's just an ok experience . Amazing views abound in this part of the world without taking a chairlift. The interpretive centre was good and the cafe terrible.

Thank Nadenetravels
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got a free shuttle bus from the Elk and Avenue hotel there and back. Fantastic views with very little wait time. Well worth it

Thank edel0505
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even though many choose to hike up Sulphur Mountain to experience one of the most amazing views I've ever seen, however, even though the price may seem like a lot at first (about $62 CAD) the Gondola is great, and personally, worth the price -...More

Thank ebrillwen1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The gondola was fantastic. It was an awesome ride up and the views were amazing. Such a great time. The line moved very quickly and the staff was very friendly.

Thank crashman2600
Reviewed 2 days ago

The gondola is one of the best we went to in the Rockies. It is very pricey (around $65 per person) but really worth it. It is efficiently run and suitable for all kind of people. The walk to the top is not difficult. The...More

Thank Harriet590
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you miss the Gondola, you miss the whole picture of Banff. Up there, you will be amazed. And we saw mountain goats running around.

Thank Yamin W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a visit, cheaper to book tickets online beforehand. Get fantastic views and photo opportunities. Could hike up if feeling energetic!!

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Did the gondola on a recent visit to Banff. The ride takes you up to Sulphur mountain where there is spectacular views of Banff. The gondola ride takes about 10 mins to get up to the top and the view going up is amazing. You...More

Thank Herman N
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19 June 2017|
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Response from Oz B | Property representative |
Dear Traveller, Thank you for your question. You are able to change the time of your advance purchase ticket booking based on your plans, however any change would be based on availability. Moving your tickets to within the... More
13 June 2017|
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Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that information is correct as the charges (Regular Rates) are Adults (16+) C$62, Child (6-15) C$31 & Infants (0-5) free. If you buy a Family Experience Package Adults C$62 1 child is admitted free with each... More
10 June 2017|
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Response from Randy and Geri B | Reviewed this property |
Parking was available but during summer lot fills up quickly.....