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“Beautiful scenery,but expensive” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Gondola at Heavenly

The Gondola at Heavenly
Ski Run Blvd., Heavenly Ski Resort, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
775-586-7000
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Type: Trams, Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Owner description: Hop aboard an 8-passenger glass cabin and be whisked 2.4 miles up the side of a mountain for breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Riders can hop off at an observation deck, located half way up, for even more spectacular sights.
Boynton Beach, Florida
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“Beautiful scenery,but expensive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Staff were friendly and helpful. Views beautiful. Prices are not cheap, especially if you are a family of 4. Kids had great fun on the tubing slide...that costs another $10 for 3 rides. So the two hours we spent at Heavenly cost over $150!

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“39. per person, but views spectacular!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

GO to the VERY TOP and wear a coat and long pants. Take your cameras and get a snack and sit out on the first stop deck and have a snack from the snack area and just enjoy the views!

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“Expensive but worth doing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

At $38 per person, we thought twice about doing this but were glad we did as the views (and the air) at the top are amazing. The ride itself is in two parts, by gondola to the midway point where you disembark for the view and then by chair lift to the top for hikes. Not for the faint hearted but worth braving it!

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“Pricey but worth it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Go early so you can enjoy the activities up top. We went late in the afternoon and missed out on tubing. It was 4:02 and they would let us go down the hill. The view is great. Its a little pricey but I would suggest a first timer take the gondola and hang out up top.

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Mesa, Arizona
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“Awesome View!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

It is well worth the trip up, do dress warm, comfortable shoes. The view up there is spectacular. The employee's were very friendly. The only thing I would say negative. They have someone up ther taking picture when you gback on the gandola. It would be nice if they were taking picture of you with the awesome view. Then I would have paid $20 for the picture.

Visited June 2013
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