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Hell's Gate Airtram

43111 Trans Canada Hwy | Boston Bar, Hope, British Columbia V0K 1C0, Canada
604-867-9277
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Ranked #2 of 16 Attractions in Hope
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Drive the Scenic Fraser Canyon with its’ seven mountain tunnels through the historic heart of British Columbia and relive the biggest ‘rush’ on the... more » Owner description: Drive the Scenic Fraser Canyon with its’ seven mountain tunnels through the historic heart of British Columbia and relive the biggest ‘rush’ on the Gold Rush Trail. A location so unique the ‘afterlife’ have come back to use it as a playground. Early explorers refer to it as “a place where no human being should venture”, and man & nature battle here for supremacy. « less
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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
30 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Exciting (terrifying for my wife) drop down into the canyon, terrific views, well worth the stop off.

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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113 reviews 113 reviews
5 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We've driven by this place a number of times. Our loss. The tram ride seems expensive until you actually take it; what a spectacular view and steep run across the canyon. As mentioned, the historical display is very informative( as are the staff), and very nicely arranged. The fudge factory is nice but a bit pricey. The souvenir shop is... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
58 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. The Airtram ride, down over the river is excellent. The historical aspects of Hell's Gate are very interesting, along with the various artifacts that still remain, such as the haunted stove/oven. There's a great souvenir shop and restaurant, both surrounded by beautiful gardens. We had lunch at a table overlooking the river gorge, and... More

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Manila
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148 reviews 148 reviews
14 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was a great way to break the journey between Vancouver and Kamloops. The air tram ride across the canyon provides spectacular views and the cafe at the lower side is a utilitarian, though pleasant, spot to grab a simple lunch. We were surprised and pleased at how delicious the Salmon Chowder was - one of the nicest chowders I've... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Hell's Gate Air Tram was a pleasure to visit!! Best thing of all they are PET-FRIENDLY!! 🐶👍😃The staff were welcoming, friendly and knowledgable. It was a relaxing, informative and very interesting attraction. We learned so much and the whole family enjoyed the attraction. There is so much to do yet one doesn't need a lot of time there either -which... More

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Fresno
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This trip will take your breath away! It is so cool and the people that work there, are really great! My Wife and I met Brian McKinney, what a great guy! He gave is a lot of information, about everything around there. Would go back in a second. This place is a must see! Steve And Carolyn

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I had purchased tickets in advance for this attraction and boy was I ever glad I did! It was an unreal experience taking the gondola down to beside the river with all the rushing water. There was a lot to see and take in because of the history of this location. I would recommend visiting this attraction to anyone who... More

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Wellingborough
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Interesting downward airtram to river, lots information and improvements made to salmon fishing on Fraser River from this area. Good place to watch the very long freight trains pass by whilst standing right by the track.

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Kelowna, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

If you have never been on these airtrams, you have to go at least once. The last time I went was when I was seven in 1977, and I had a great flood of nostalgia visiting again.Everything was great about our visit. The trip down to the village on the tram was breathtaking, and the short hike across the suspension... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Stop here for a thrilling and inspiring view from the cable car and relax at the stop, visiting the museum and enjoying the natural environment and history.

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