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Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-3555
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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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  • Average9%
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Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-3555
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Reviewed yesterday

We used the shuttle bus from Chateau Fairmont for this visit. There were no queues and we had the choice of an open or closed gondola. We chose the open one and enjoyed the rides up and down. At the top there was still a...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Came across this by accident as we had tried to get down to Lake Louise and Lake Moraine but it was completely full. Best mistake I had made. The chairlift was great fun and we caught a glimpse of a grizzly bear!! Booked a package...More

Thank tetley2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to the gondola this morning and ate breakfast (and for $4 more than a regular ticket) it was delicious! It was an awesome experience for the price and we got to see a family of bears (mom and two cubs) right below us on...More

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very happy with our experience here. It was not crowded at all, and the view at the top is amazing. We did not see any bears, but we did not need to. The lift stalled a couple of times, which was annoying, but other than...More

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We would recommend this Gondola than the one in Banff. Although we did not see any grizzlies on our way up, the sceneries and the view of Lake Louise on top was amazing. The wildlife exhibition was interesting and there were very few people up...More

Thank xuanchiz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a ski lift in the summertime. I was not impressed and would recommend the Banff Gondola as an alternative any day.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The view is simply breathtaking. We had three seasons going up ... Warm to start at the bottom ... Midway cool ... Then rain ...then snow and back to cool. Dress properly, it is invinting to tske the opened ride but beware it gets quite...More

Thank Franca A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can ride up and down in either an open lift chair or enclosed gondola. Great views of the surrounding area and a short walk to a wonderful interpretive centre or a shuttle you can take there if necessary.

Thank Jmarshall2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

The open chairlift was a great change but you can take a gondola if you prefer. A beautiful long ride amongst the trees. We saw a grizzly mum with her 2 cubs making her way down the hill. At the top is a resteraunt and...More

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First off they don't tell you that the lift does go to the top of the peak, just mid peak. Views were ok , because of smoke from BC fires drifting in. Didn't see any bears along the ride up and down.

Thank electricglide91
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June 4, 2017|
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Response from MarcLiu1950 | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website: lake Louise gondola, you would see an icon labeled "Purchase Tickets". Click on it, you'll see "Lift Ticket Pricing" & "Ride & Dine Packages". Then you should be able to do what you wanted to do. Hope... More
tom g
May 27, 2017|
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Response from ShellBell914 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, To the best of my knowledge, I don't recall getting priority in line. There was one line that forms. The advantage is that you don't have to stand in the ticket line on site. :)
Wayne S
January 20, 2017|
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Response from AdelaidePam | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but suggest you check on line