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Banff Gondola

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Address: Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
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+1 403-762-2523
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10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Mon 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 8:30 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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$50.59*
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Amazing views from up top Sulphur Mountain

You get up so high in 8min!!! Amazing views and the restaurant in the newly renovated building: WOW!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
juliemcdougall
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Bend, Oregon
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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You get up so high in 8min!!! Amazing views and the restaurant in the newly renovated building: WOW!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I thought it would be rather ordinary before going up. But the scenery proved me wrong, it was rather amazing. The river along Banff town is like the cover you see in a disney movie. Nice boardwalk too, but it is very windy. Definitely would recommend a visit.

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Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm glad once riding the Gondola, your initial thoughts were taken aback and you found your experience amazing. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of fun and a great way to see Banff from above. Breathtaking views. I would recommend walking to the old weather station at the top of sulphur mountain.

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Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Hi Erin, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm pleased you found it a lot of fun and enjoyed the breathtaking views. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola More 

Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A little expensive but a great experience. Nice shops and coffee at the bottom and a beautiful boardwalk up the top

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Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm glad you found it a great experience and the boardwalk beautiful. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola More 

Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I drove out to Alberta to checkout Edmonton, Calgary and Banff. We spent the better half of a day on Sulphur Mountain. The experience was amazing; from the drive to the ride up the mountain. Being from Ontario, we definitely aren't used to having views like we saw. We bought tickets online ahead of time, joined a... More 

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Thank Allan L
Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Hi Allan, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm pleased you found the whole experience amazing, had great weather and had our friendly staff help you out while you were here. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We weren't planning on taking the ride but since we went to Hot Springs and were two minutes away we decided to give it a try. Glad we did! Once at the top, there is constructed walkway along the mountain top and the view is superb! There is also a restaurant at the top but book in advance!

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Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm glad you did decided to take the ride up Sulphur Mountain after your trip to the Hot Springs. I'm glad you enjoyed the superb views too. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The view is exceptional!! There were lots of things for kids to explore, including historic exhibits!

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Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Hi Mel, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the exceptional views and the exhibits on the Above Banff Interpretive level. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After hiking up the mountain we were too tired to hike down. Luckily it's free to take the gondola down during the winter.

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Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently took time to be tourists in our own backyard and checked out the new renovations at the top of Sulphur Mountain. The upper terminal of the gondola has been completely refurbished with the Sky Bistro restaurant one of the new highlights. We purchased the Sky Experience. For $65 which includes the $49 gondola ride, we enjoyed a great... More 

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Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Hi Bob, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us an insightful review. I will pass this onto our management of Sky Bistro. They will be pleased with the great experience you had. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Taking a gondola up to the top. Good experience, line up seamed long but it disappears quick. Fast and friendly service. It is expensive 49 per adult children starting from 6 are 25 dollars.

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Johnson G, Front Office Supervisor at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Hi Akim, Thank you for visiting the Banff Gondola and for leaving us a review. I'm glad you enjopyed the good experience and had fast and friendly service. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Johnson G Front Office Supervisor Banff Gondola More 

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