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“Fun new attraction in Calgary” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Skyline Luge Calgary

Skyline Luge Calgary
88 Canada Olympic Road, Calgary, Alberta T3B5R5, Canada
+1 403-776-0617
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Ranked #2 of 49 Fun & Games in Calgary
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: With more than 50 twist and turns and covering a distance of over 1800 metres on a continuous downhill trajectory, the Skyline Luge in Calgary is the longest in the world and is certain to bring smiles to the faces of both the young and old this summer. Sounds awesome (and it is)........but what is it exactly? Invented in New Zealand in 1985, Skyline Luge is a unique wheeled gravity ride that provides the rider full control over their descent on a purpose built track. The unique braking and steering system control speed and direction - it's easy to learn and is suitable for people of all ages and abilities. But most of all - it's fun, great fun! The simple enjoyment of hurtling down the track in the specially constructed Luge kart as you navigate the twists, turns and bumps never fails to make adults giggle like children. And the children will beam with excitement, before hopping back on the chairlift to the top so they can do it all again. Those under 6 years old (or less than 110cm tall) can even share a ride with Mum or Dad, so no-one misses out and the whole family gets to have some safe fun. In fact, over 30 million people have enjoyed the Luge worldwide and their comments have led to the Luge slogan; 'Once is never enough'! And it's not. Most are hooked after their 1st Luge ride. It's easy to master and soon you'll notice yourself moving to the chairlift a little quicker, not quite running, but certainly walking fast.....all so you can get back to the top and do it again as soon as possible! It's thrilling, it's exciting and it's perfect for a family, a group or a team. In fact, just about anyone can enjoy the Luges. The universal appeal is what has made Luge a success in New Zealand, Singapore and Mt Tremblant already. Skyline Luge Calgary is owned by New Zealand based Skyline Enterprises. An innovative and leading tourism company, Skyline Enterprises have a portfolio of iconic tourism products within New Zealand and international Luge sites in Singapore and Canada.
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“Fun new attraction in Calgary”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I visited Calgary Luge with my husband and a friend on the 4th of July. It was difficult finding the right way to the Luge from the main parking lot, as we couldn't see any signs for it at all and the steps from the main building to the ticket area was cordoned off. We ended up spotting a Luge employee on his lunch break and asked him for directions, and in the end we ducked under the cordon as we simply couldn't find another way in.

Once we got to the Luge area it was easy to buy tickets, grab helmets and catch the chair lift to the top. It was very easy to learn how to luge and off we went! The ride down was fun, and if you don't brake a lot, it it surprisingly fast! I recommend paying for two rides up front as it's much cheaper than buying two single tickets, and it's fun enough to want to do it twice. :)

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“Fast Fun!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Our family of 6 visiting the Stampede from Dallas - kids loved this - go as fast or as slow as like. The lift to the top was slow - but worth the ride down. Family also did zip-line and bobsled - also lots of fun! Only complaint: several of the attractions at Olympic park were closed and there was no warning on the website (eurobungy, climbing wall and spider web all closed) (mini golf closed an hour before the website said it would for a private event).

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