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Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

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Address: Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-522-3555
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Cruise for fourteen glorious minutes, in an open chair or a fully enclosed...

Cruise for fourteen glorious minutes, in an open chair or a fully enclosed gondola, to one of the world's great views! From the top, at 2088m (6850ft).The end of the lift and gondola ride is only the start of the adventure. At the top of the lift and gondola Interpretive Programs are available daily, including indoor presentations and themed guided walks.Stop by and enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast, lunch, or dinner prepared fresh, and served daily in the Lodge of the Ten Peaks!

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Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

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Great fun, good value with breakfast buffet

Arrived early around 8:45 and booked the gondola with breakfast buffet. This was only $3 more expensive per person and a great buffet with hot and cold choice, we ate so much we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived early around 8:45 and booked the gondola with breakfast buffet. This was only $3 more expensive per person and a great buffet with hot and cold choice, we ate so much we didn't need lunch! We also found a coupon in one of the maps we picked up from Banff visitor centre with $5 off the buffet deal per... More 

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Edmonton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The lodge and gondola are wonderful! We went up on an open chair and were so fortunate to see a black bear foraging for food below us. The view was spectacular and the scenery amazing. We did a small hike at the top of the gondola that was probably 15 minutes. It was picturesque and very mild. While on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went up the gondola on a very sunny day. One of us was slightly nervous to go on the open chair but went for it and would 100% recommend this in comparison to the closed in gondola. No difference in price. Wonderful views far down to Lake Louise and an interesting wildlife centre at the top of the gondola. Would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views on top of the mountain and nice lunch at the Summit restaurant! The only thing I didn't like was the fact they cram too many people on the small gondolier trams.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not feeling like a hike but want a relaxing and peaceful way to get to the top of the mountain? Then take a chairlift ride up the Lake Louise Gondola! The views on the way up, at the top and on the way down are truly amazing! Well worth the time out of your day while in Banff!

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful views! If you're lucky you might see bears, we were not so lucky! Recommend this activity!

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Thank Joseeefan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bit of a drive from Lake Louise but was well worth the wait. The views going up and coming down were spectacular and highly recommend bringing your camera up for a few photos

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice. We happened to be there before there were so many people. It's a gorgeous view and lovely hiking around the top

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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

don't miss al least one of the gondolas, unless you can walk up to the summit on the trail... I'm too old for that.

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Livingston, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is not a must do. We went there and the visit was okay. You get some nice views, but nothing special. We liked the Jasper and Banff gondola/tramway much better than this. If I was going to Lake Louise again, I would skip this.

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