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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This was such a fun adventure. It was a bit expensive, but totally worth it. The ride up and down were fun and the sights were good, even though visibility was low. We walked over to the weather observatory and it offered even more scenic...More

Thank Jessica H
BrewsterTravelCanada, Explore Rockies Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hello Jessica, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed the scenic views at the summit of the mountain and enjoyed the boardwalk. It is definitely worth visiting during the summer as the...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Just stunning views. Gondola stops at the top of the mountain and then there is a nice stair (not steep) hike going further up. It is breathtakingly beautiful.More

Thank angie o
BrewsterTravelCanada, Explore Rockies Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hello Angie, Thanks for visiting the Banff Gondola. It's wonderful that you enjoyed the ride up the gondolas as well as the 1km long summit boardwalk up to Sanson's Peak. We hope you'll be back to visit us again soon. Kind regards, Vicky R. Explore...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience Even if the weather was not that good, Gondola offers a lot to discover the valley and the RockiesMore

Thank Val B
BrewsterTravelCanada, Explore Rockies Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hello Val, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for your feedback. I'm glad you found the experience to be an amazing one despite the temperamental weather. We hope you'll be back to visit us again, hopefully in clearer weather conditions! Kind regards, Vicky...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I am afraid of heights but the 8 minute ride up the gondola is truly a magical experience. You see Banff from such a unique view. There is nothing like it. The centre at the top has wonderful exhibits to look at and the view...More

Thank sarper7
BrewsterTravelCanada, Explore Rockies Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed the unique views and breathtaking views at the summit despite your fear of heights. it's great you were able to enjoy the delicious lunch and...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had a trip up on the gondola. It has had a 26 million dollar upgrade and is far better than when previously visited. Choose your day to visit and you get good views of Banff and surrounding area.More

Thank JEFF W
BrewsterTravelCanada, Explore Rockies Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hello Jeff, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed visiting the newly renovated Upper Terminal building at the summit. The views at the top are very good indeed. We hope you'll be...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

really worth it even in the winter ! can't wait to come back and see it in the summer ! the staff was genuinely nice !More

Thank Christina D. L
Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Christina, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm glad you found our staff genuinely nice, I will make sure to pass this on. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome views😀😀. Well worth the $$$. I am not a big fan of heights but I did it. The guys at the start noticed that I was nervous and put me at ease.More

Thank Donna P
Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi Donna, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the awesome views and that our staff were able to put you at ease in reagrds to riding the gondola. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017

I still cant get the views out of my head. Its beauty is in my opinion, unrivaled. It is truly a "pinch" yourself to see if it is real kinda place. I loved every single moment from start to finish. Just wonderful!!!!!

Thank pheelinphunki
Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm glad you found the whole experience wonderful and loved every moment of it. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Been up the Gondola some years ago but went again this year on our ski holiday. It's changed! For the better! Great visitor centre at the top with interesting historical exhibition. Good free short film on the area. Not to mention the fab views. There's...More

Thank GillyJenks
Chris T, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your review of the Banff Gondola. It's great that you came back to visit us again and see our changes. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed our newly renovated upper terminal, as well as the boardwalk up to Sanson's Peak which...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great day to go on gondola! Enjoyed the nice slow ride up and down the mountain! Guides were so kind and helpful. The souvenir store was a great to browse through. Be sure to go on a clear day if you can!More

Thank Angela G
Chris T, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Hi Angela, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of the Banff Gondola. It's great to read that you enjoyed your visit on a nice, clear day. I hope you managed to take plenty of great photos from the top of Sulphur...More

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Good20
12 September 2017|
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Response from Oz B | Property representative |
Dear Traveller, The Banff Gondola is expected to be operating from 9:00 am-8:30 pm in April next year. Please double-check the hours on the Banff Gondola website closer to the date. We also advise purchasing your tickets in... More
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nadinesallen
27 August 2017|
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Response from Weazie1850 | Reviewed this property |
There are a fair number of steps. It is a series of steps and platforms. It is a wide walkway with railings on both sides.
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Hotwheels M
22 August 2017|
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Response from Oz B | Property representative |
Dear Traveller, Thank you for your interest in the Banff Gondola. Our gondola and facilities are fully accessible (excluding the wooden stairway at the summit). We gladly offer a discount to carers or attendants. This... More
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