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Banff Gondola

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Address: Mountain Avenue | Closed for renovation until Summer, 2016., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-762-2523
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a stunning bird's eye...

Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a stunning bird's eye view of six mountain ranges. Witness breathtaking views in every direction from one of several observation decks. Discover a 1 km interpretive boardwalk to a national historic site. This exhilarating activity is open year-round and a definite 'must-do' on your trip to the Canadian Rockies.

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Banff Gondola Ride Admission

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Well worth the price for the amazing views!

So glad I ventured on this trip. I was a single rider and was excited to actually get my own Gondola both up and down the mountain. When I arrived at the peak it was snowing and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So glad I ventured on this trip. I was a single rider and was excited to actually get my own Gondola both up and down the mountain. When I arrived at the peak it was snowing and a beautiful rainbow appeared. It was so peaceful and serene. I wish I could go back in a heartbeat. Amazing place to be!

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was so popular when we arrived that we had to wait until our allotted time before we could even start to queue to board a gondola! It really is worth the queueing and waiting though. The journey is fairly quick and once at the top station the views are amazing. Whilst here you also must follow the marked walkway... More 

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Thank Kilmahew
Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The new interpretive center is really nice, lots of cool, interactive displays, and nice to be able to stay inside and see the views when the weather is chilly. Gondola Ride is pricy though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went early in the morning and loved the experience. There is signage at the top indicated length of wait time so it must get very busy later in the day and so early arrival is highly recommended. The gondola is very smooth takes a short length of time. There is a very nice restaurant at the top and they... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome views gondola ride was smooth with stunning views on the way up and down You can actually hike it if you have time it's about 5.5 Kms and if you're too tired to go back down by foot you can take gondola. There is nice sturdy boardwalk with viewing areas very safe. The building at the gondola has 4... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rising 7000 or so feet above village, the Gondola takes the visitor to another world. I one that enables visitors really appreciate the scale and grandeur of the Rockies. Views across the valleys and surrounding are priceless, especially when enjoyed under the clear blue skies that we enjoyed. Facilities and access atop the mountain are excellent. There are viewing platforms,... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were very lucky that we had a booking and got on the gondola quite easily. Amazing views and we all loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Rocky Mountains are just about the most majestic thing I've ever seen in my travels. This is a great way to view them plus look down at the Bow Valley and lakes below. The board walk is a nice walk, not too strenuous but still gives you a bit of a workout and lets you see all around. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had pre booked a 9.00 ride on the gondola but were up really early due to the time difference so went early anyway and they let us change our time to about 8.00 as there was no queue. The views were fabulous and it was nice and quiet at the top as it was so early. Although it was... More 

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wasn't expecting too much from this tour-was I surprised! We arrived at 9:30am on a Monday so no problem with the line for the Gondola but another tourist told me they had a two hour wait on the weekend afternoon-so come early. The facility at the top is brand new and very well done. After we exited we were immediately... More 

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