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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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This was lovely. You can choose between open gondola or enclosed. The enclosed is perfect for 4 people. The view was great. It was quite long a ride. My younger daughter is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was lovely. You can choose between open gondola or enclosed. The enclosed is perfect for 4 people. The view was great. It was quite long a ride. My younger daughter is a little sensitive with heights , so the enclosed gondola was best for her. We did get a coupon from our hotel for 5$ off per ticket. We... More 

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Strathmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had a great afternoon on this hillside. They have two types of gondolas to ride. There was a grizzly visible the day I was there . I bought the ride with the meal at the whitehorn bistro for around 52.00that includes a 25.00 meal voucher . It was well worth it . Food was good and view unbelievable.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had a very tight schedule (Drumheller in the morning then drove to Lake Louise for the afternoon just in time to ride the lift). Fabulous view, pictures can't do it justice (one of the most beautiful places in the world!). Wish we had more time on our holiday so we could have spent a day or two skiing here (a... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

There's a choice of either a chairlift or gondola on the same lift going up to the top, I chose the chairlift on the way up and gondola on the way down as started to rain. Tickets are about $32 return trip and once at the top there's a building with a restaurant and a bear exhibit which is cool.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the chairlift ride up to the top of the mountain. Once there, we were lucky enough to see a grizzly in the field below at a safe distance. Also great view over the valley to the Fairmont and Lake Louise. A little pricey, but we're glad we went.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a must do for anyone visiting the area. I recommend the open chair ride to really experience the views. Tickets purchased easily and be prepared for lines but they do move quickly. We were fortunate enough to see a Grizzly foraging on the slopes. We later re aquatinted ourselves with the bear on a trail walk where we... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Some of the other gondolas in the area were much more thrilling but it's a good one to go on if you are hesitant or afraid of the height. Stays much closer to the ground than the others, hence why people have seen so much wildlife. We didn't see any though. Nice unique view of Lake Louise and the glacier.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Ride is beautiful. I fortunately enough, saw a grizzly from gondola. It is prohibited to walk / hike in this area, since it is a conservation area. At the top, you could see beautiful Lake Louise, hotel at the foreground, and glacier mountains at the bacground. Pay 34CAD for return ticket. Don't forget to bring your long tele lens, you... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This by far exceeded our expectations. Amazing all round views. Got to see our first grizzly here and enjoyed a great meal in the restaurant at the top, which has one of the best views ever.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Decided to give this a go after reading that it's the best place to see Grizzlies in the area but did not really expect to see any. We decided to go in the open chairlift so there was a bit of a queue. On the way up we spotted two bears and one on the way down. The view from... 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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