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Sandia Peak Tramway

10 Tramway Loop NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
+1 505-856-7325
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Free tix. Every real estate agent has tickets

Great view,but not much to do at the top. Scary trip when the wind is blowing Every.real estate... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dick S
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Amazing view

Amazing view from the tram car. Staff was friendly and courteous. We went early and there was no... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jon E
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The world's longest aerial tram ride takes visitors 2.7 miles to the 10,000-foot peak of the Sandia Mountains.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10 Tramway Loop NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great view,but not much to do at the top. Scary trip when the wind is blowing Every.real estate agent has free tickets

Thank Dick S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing view from the tram car. Staff was friendly and courteous. We went early and there was no line, right to the top.

Thank Jon E
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amassing trip..Have taken it in the day. But in the evening the view of the lights of Albuquerque are awesome.a truly spiritual feeling at night...

Thank Real1953
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the tram on a chilly day in October, it was about 50 degrees at the bottom and in the low 30's at the top. Well worth the chilly temperatures for the sunset though.

Thank 495tech
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you hike one mile in to the top of the tram on the Ellis Trail from the trail head at the 12 mile marker on the Crest Rd and purchase your ticket to go down the tram to the wonderful restaurant at the bottom,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We rode the Tramway up around 4 PM and our views were stunning. Our guide was entertaining and informative. We hiked at the top for an hour until sunset was approaching. We were able to watch the sunset at the top and ride down as...More

Thank Riley M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our ride up Sandia Peak unfortunately weather was overcast but still very enjoyable. I took my 79 year old mum & she really loved it. The staff in the cabin gave a great commentary of local information. This is a must visit if...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Do not wear any stupid flip flops. This isn't the beach! Its a hiking mountain if you want. 2. Bring something warm since you are up high and its windy and can get cold. Don't be foolish, this is NOT Disneyland either. 3. Its...More

Thank Orlando M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with my mom. Unbelievable experience to travel in cabin on air 10,000 feet above the ground. We made a great memory together.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here twice with my friends. The cable car experience is good. Its applicable for all age groups. Usually it takes approx 15-20 minutes for 1 side journey. Last cable car for return is at 8:30 pm or so. At the top, temperature...More

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Laurel S
18 February 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way, but also the most expensive, is a taxi. You could ask your hotel about alternatives, or even ask them to book a taxi that could take a wheelchair. From memory, the cable cars are large, so I believe they... More
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barryn338
19 January 2018|
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Response from MaryEllenM27 | Reviewed this property |
Also the best time to ride the tram is in the morning to about 2PM, so the sun is not in your eyes. In the late afternoon, you look right at the sun.
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LenaHull
7 January 2018|
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Response from Second P | Reviewed this property |
Miss Lena, don’t go it alone. Take a friend! :) Honestly, the cars are not huge but you don’t have to stand up against the glass windows. You can stand in the middle and hold onto the poles. You’ll still see a lot of... More
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