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Address: Heavenly Mountain, Heavenly Village Way at Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number: +1 775-586-7000
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Best thing in Tahoe so do it

Don't wait until the last day of your trip. Go on the first or second day to the Heavenly Gondola ride. It is fun and the views are spectacular. The best thing that you can do in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 22, 2016
Deborah S
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Sevierville, Tennessee

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Don't wait until the last day of your trip. Go on the first or second day to the Heavenly Gondola ride. It is fun and the views are spectacular. The best thing that you can do in Tahoe. I would have done it twice if I had had one more day in town.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

The ticket is a bit pricy considering that once you get to the top you need to pay another admission for other activities (e.g. Zip-lining) but the view is really awesome

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We did this very spontaneously, and was so glad we did. We were just going to take the gondola and then saw the activities they offered at the top of the mountain. This is their Summer Adventures. We had a blast. Got the wrist band to experience it all. Roller coaster, tubing, rope climbing, rock climbing, zip lining. Zip lining... More 

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We had a really good time taking the Gondola up and enjoying the fun on top of Heavenly. Bring sunscreen, a sweatshirt, hat n walking shoes. The view is gorgeous. It's actually a bit intimidating coming back down the mountain. But you can get some amazing pictures. The cafeteria has pretty good choices of food. They are pretty pricey, but... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We had some in our group who were nervous to ride the gondola because of the height. They overcame their fears and were so happy they did. The views are incredible and unsurpassed in this area. At the end of the gondola ride you are placed into a small little valley that is filled with a variety of fun things... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

With an Adventure Pass you not only get the picturesque gondola ride up and down the mountain, but also access to Ridge Rider Mountain Coaster, Tubing, Zip Line, Ropes Courses, and a Climbing Wall. Line waits can be a bit, but we had a lot of fun on most of the activities. Plus the views from the observation deck a... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We were staying in South Lake Tahoe for 2 weeks and wanted to take the Scenic Gondola Ride up the mountain. Senior fare was $37.00 for a one day pass. Knowing we would most probably want to spend more than one day on top of the mountain, we opted for the Summer Season Pass. Senior rate was $59.00. It paid... More 

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Victoria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

It was almost $100 for the 2 of us just to ride the gondola, so be prepared for a bit of a steep price. The views are excellent on the way up and down again, and we did enjoy the stop at mid-point. It was also important to get off at mid-point because the gondolas are very hot to ride... More 

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Sumas, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The ride and view was fantastic!!! Stop at the mid point on the way up, because it does not stop on the way down. The rides at the top r awesome, especially the coaster!!! I would get up early to try to avoid the lines, and give yourself most of the day to do it all. Definitely take the chairlift... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

The views are stunning from the observation platform on the way up the mountain. What beautiful scenery! We found out that there IS a senior 65+ discount. We did not buy the adventure package, but wished they sold individual tickets at the top of the ride. We didn't know what actually was offered at the top but would have like... More 

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