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Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

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Address: Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-522-3555
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Description: Cruise for fourteen glorious minutes, in an open chair or a fully enclosed...
Cruise for fourteen glorious minutes, in an open chair or a fully enclosed gondola, to one of the world's great views! From the top, at 2088m (6850ft).The end of the lift and gondola ride is only the start of the adventure. At the top of the lift and gondola Interpretive Programs are available daily, including indoor presentations and themed guided walks.Stop by and enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast, lunch, or dinner prepared fresh, and served daily in the Lodge of the Ten Peaks!
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Fabulous Scenery & Nearly Saw A Grizzly!

The Rocky Mountains are without doubt an incredible experience with outstanding vistas, especially from the comfort of either the open chair or enclosed gondolas (you choose... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The Rocky Mountains are without doubt an incredible experience with outstanding vistas, especially from the comfort of either the open chair or enclosed gondolas (you choose). Closed gondola is much nicer on windy, wet days. Hold onto your hat if on the open chair - there were many hats on the ground below us. You ride over grizzly habitat and... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We ski every weekend at Lake Louise but rarely get there in the summer. They transform the resort with nice flowers and paved access to the lift. You are given a choice of an outdoor chair lift or an indoor gondola. So there is no need to worry about the weather. We chose an outdoor life and very much enjoyed... More 

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Redditch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We did breakfast and then the gondola ride, whilst having breakfast we could see a brown bear grazing high up on the ski slopes, but as we travelled up on the gondola she/he had moved away. The views are spectacular from the top on clear days, (and we had a good one) you can then hike to several points if... More 

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kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Gondola ride in Lake Louise is an awesome experience. Among the two type of chair , open one is better for adventure. You can see the bear in the bottom while taking the ride. From the top you can see the full mountain range and the birds view of Lake Louise which is awesome. Very nice experience.

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Syracuse, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This was a great activity for all ages. The ride up was great and the ride down even better! You can choose a closed in gondola or an open chair lift - do the chair! On the top there is an interpretive center with some really entertaining and informative wildlife videos and displays - worth the time. There restaurant on... More 

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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We did all the gondolas (Lake Louise, Banff and Jasper) and we enjoyed them all for different reasons. The main purpose of us doing the Lake Louise gondola was to see grizzly bears – and we did! We saw 2 on the way up who were in the middle of the ski hill but when we came down they had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

lake Louise from distance and fairmont chateau in the background, such is the place where kings used to live or probably God is somewhere there.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Loved the gondola ride. Great views, friendly service and a lot of wildlife to see. Great interpretive centre.

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We did not see any bears but had a great time looking at the views. You can take 2 full trips on the ski chairs or gondolas. We went up once and looked around, ate lunch and then went up again. The wild life center at the top was great for kids. There are things to touch, pictures to color,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I saw two grizzly bears -- one on the way to the top of the mountain and one of the way down. Made my day. Oh...you also get a spectacular view of Lake Louise. I paid for the gondola ride and the breakfast buffet. The gondola ride took about 15 minutes each way. The view from the top was excellent... More 

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Address: Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-522-3555
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise

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