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The Gondola at Heavenly

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4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6907
+1 775-586-7000
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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 spectacular sights.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6907
+1 775-586-7000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a let down, we paid a little over $500 for 2 days use of the Gondola and this was not to ski or board this was purely just use of the Gondola. what they don't tell you is if you buy your tickets daily...More

Thank NewlyTravellers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sold out on Sunday but luckily we were leaving Monday. So got a chance to ride the gondola up just for sightseeing. Friendly staff and great ride up!

Thank guadalupes738
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Lake Tahoe over the Christmas period. There had been fresh snow a couple of days before we arrived, but there was plenty at the top of the mountain. We missed out on our first day getting to the top, as they only sell...More

2  Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing ride up the mountain. went from 50 and sunny at the base to a blizzard on top. one world to another fairly quickly

Thank jexmann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take a ride on the Gondola after we were done skiing for the day. We are so glad we did! We took the Gondola to the Observation Deck. When we got out we were so impressed with the view of Lake Tahoe...More

Thank rgoben
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Tahoe during a time of not too much snow so the gondola was a pricey but worth it experience for us. We got to see snow up close in the mountains. I don't ski but still had fun traveling, seeing snow, and...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heavenly Ski Resort is a touch of paradise in Lake Tahoe. Huge terrain, quality snow, friendly and very helpful staff, and a massive layout. Good for intermediate to experienced skiers with long runs and quick chairs. The Gondola to the top is a worthy experience....More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views of the lake. Efficient to get to the ski slopes. Warm and comfortable. Operators are friendly and good. Service runs as much as the slopes are available for skiing. Good gondola to take.

Thank stevewB9401RC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much snow at the Lake, but quite a bit at the top. I didn't mind paying the $55 round trip to the top, but the $6 for a bottle of Pepsi at the observation deck is a bit much... Beautiful view, but the windows...More

Thank carrot_fixer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great great view. If you are only looking for views, get out at observation deck on the way ‘up’ (it does not stop at observation deck on way ‘down’). If you are a skier/boarder who is not a beginner, this is a slow way...More

Thank robgriffith5365
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Monique U
December 31, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer D | Reviewed this property |
No, they’re aren’t heated because riders and skiers are already wearing winter gear. There are small ventilation windows. The sun really warms up the gondola, too.
December 13, 2017|
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Response from Pama72 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i can’t answer..was there only for a quick day trip..
Areli N
December 2, 2017|
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Response from G5568IUwaynes | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Just let the people there know, and they will hold it for you until fully seated, and help you off as well.