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The Gondola at Heavenly

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Address: Ski Run Blvd., Heavenly Ski Resort, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number: 775-586-7000
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Hop aboard an 8-passenger glass cabin and be whisked 2.4 miles up the side...

Hop aboard an 8-passenger glass cabin and be whisked 2.4 miles up the side of a mountain for breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Riders can hop off at an observation deck, located half way up, for even more spectacular sights.

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Beautiful way to see all of Tahoe!

The gondola at heavenly is an amazing way to get spectacular view of the lake and all of Tahoe, both CA and NV. The ride is all glass so you have amazing vies on the way up, as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The gondola at heavenly is an amazing way to get spectacular view of the lake and all of Tahoe, both CA and NV. The ride is all glass so you have amazing vies on the way up, as well as a stop part way up and a skyway to walk around and take pictures. Taking the gondola all the way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

definitely recommend taking this gondola up the mountain. a wonderful view at the platform stop. enjoyable day.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing views from the gondola and the observation deck! Lots to do when you reach the top also! Great for kids and adults!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gondola ride up to the Heavenly resort provides a magnificent view of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding forest. The stop at the view platform will give you an opportunity to take plenty of stunning photos. And the ride itself is fun - for the whole family.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Gondola ride was excellent. You have great views of the lake and there are so many things to do at the top of the mountain. Plan a few hours for this if you want to partake in any of the activities at the top or if you simply want to hike at the top. However, this was definitely overpriced.... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ride the Gondola at Heavenly and experience the beautiful mountain range from the top. The Gondola is only open on weekends during the Fall/Winter Season, Friday - Sunday. It's really worth the time.

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to see how big Lake Tahoe really is, take this ride. The water colors are amazing.The tram is smooth and easy to get on and off. Bring a jacket as it is cool at 8,800 feet.

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Sunset Beach, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gondola service was very efficient on our visit, the last day of skiing for the season. It's an expensive ride but you will love the views and never forget the experience. Gives a lasting impression of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This ride is worth the expense. It rises from the very heart of South Lake Tahoe, just on the California side, in a series of fairly small gondolas where each party can ride separately. The ride pauses about two-thirds of the way up, where there is a deck with panoramic views of the lake -- a really fabulous place to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gondola is fun and provides an amazing view of Lake Tahoe. It is expensive but well worth the cost to ride to the top of the mountain where there are many more activities.

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