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The Gondola at Heavenly

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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...more
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4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6907
+1 775-586-7000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the ride up and down the mountain plus the observation deck was very nice. the zip line ... if you've ridden one before was ok. If it is your first time then it will be a little more exciting. however when you factor in the...More

1  Thank RayMaryR
Reviewed 5 days ago

if you are in South Lake Tahoe you must go to the Gondola it's incredible. The view from the top of Heavenly mountain is awesome!! Once you get to the top you can zip line they even have a zip line for young kids. Check...More

Thank Philly62
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are from Australia and decided to do a road trip not knowing where we were going stop. When we arrived in South Lake Tahoe we loved the vibe and decided to stop in. In the morning we decided we had to...More

1  Thank tammyalilovic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, breathtaking views, summer activities for the kids to participate in once you reach the top.

Thank sharlinshahbaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an incredible way of seeing Lake Tahoe. They seem to try to keep couples in their own gondola. I dont know how the summer months are but for the last weekend we were able to ride in our gondola. I would totally pay...More

Thank O1109OLcarlal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe! A must do when visiting Lake Tahoe! We went during September and would love to go back during the winter for all the winter activities they offer.

Thank ericang10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a little pricey just to get pictures but worth it if you’re wanting to see a scenic view. You’ll be viewing Lake Tahoe which is perfect for panoramic view.

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gondola ride was really an exhilarating experience, with panoramic view of Lake Tahoe and the mountains. A once must visit place, though I was told that in winter with snow all around it looks really great.

Thank ravin1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ride can be used by skiers and non-skiers alike. It offers wonderful views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains. However, it does not operate year-around. So you will want to check its operating schedule if you have flexibility in timing of your visit...More

Thank Pierresdad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time we've ridden the Gondola. It's an incredible experience to rise up the mountain and see the whole lake appear before you. The construction of the gondola car allows for almost unobstructed views. It is a peaceful, beautiful ride. It is...More

Thank dcrunner5
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Ana S
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Richard A | Reviewed this property |
You must check with them. We are now 3,000 miles away!
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Jgray0615 | Reviewed this property |
The gondola has three segments. The first one you end on the overlook deck would be easy for you. However the second gondola you end up with steps to go down. Unless there is an elevator for the second one you could only do... More
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Ronin28 | Reviewed this property |
It's $39 for everyone. You can buy it at the ticket office