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Address: Ski Run Blvd., Heavenly Ski Resort, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number: +1 775-586-7000
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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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Grab a bag of treats, a warm drink and your coat. Be prepared to enjoy the view and MUCH COOLER temps at the top. A treat for all ages, and a view the is...well, Heavenly. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Grab a bag of treats, a warm drink and your coat. Be prepared to enjoy the view and MUCH COOLER temps at the top. A treat for all ages, and a view the is...well, Heavenly. I haven't found many places more beautiful, than the view from the Gondola @ Heavenly.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the views, great ride. But Vail Co has preset a premium upon the properties they own and its exhorbitant. $52 was a half day lift ticket not too long ago. Taking a family of 5 up for a nice view shouldnt break the kids piggy bank.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The gondola ride up the mountain is absolutely gorgeous. We were skiing, so did not get out at the overlook, but it was a sunny day and you could see for miles. Expensive, but beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must do activity if you are in Tahoe. The ride is beautiful and the views after reaching the top are spectacular! I felt the ride was decent but very high in price.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not cheap at $52 per person but the view was well worth the money, went mid week after recent snow fall which was spectacular, went to the cafe at the top which had nice hot food on a freezing cold day, Would recommend the gondola ride, would have skied if we had the time as wasn't much more to do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there in September. Went up just for the ride. The view was simply incredible. The gondola was very efficiently managed by the staff. The remind you more than once to stop at the observation area on the way up ONLY since the way down does not stop there. We went up to the cabin area, had cocktails, walked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It doesn't get any better than this! The observation deck with breathtaking views is like none other. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The whole experience from top to bottom was delightful and memorable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ride to the top is breathtaking. There is a stop half way up to take pics. At the top is a lodge, which is great for getting warmed up with hot chocolate or lunch. Wish there was more tubing available. The price is a bit high ($52 adults) for just sightseeing.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from Texas and seeing that this attraction was the #1 activity in South Lake Tahoe planned our week long holiday around the Gondola opening dates on the website which also included us Going to Disneyland which we cut down to 1 day instead of 2 to accommodate an extra day at Heavenly for the Gondola. While booking, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Got into town last week and arrived for opening day. It was also my birthday so we were all stoked. Got in line at the gondola early and got free goodies and donut holes. I always love the location of this gondola as it is close to the hotel i frequent

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