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The Gondola at Heavenly

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4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 775-586-7000
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Heavenly Scenic Gondola Ride
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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%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 775-586-7000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had great hopes going up to the activities via the gondola..... It was very expensive for the gondola trip - $176 for the 4 of us..! Once up there we felt we need to at least try something, we went for the 4 line...More

Thank Mariana L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We rode the gondola after lunch on a weekday afternoon. A beautiful view of the lake from the middle observation stop. The top had a lot of activities that would appeal to families, but we paused just long enough to look around. Well worth the...More

Thank brandont947
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was looking forward to this adventure and was very disappointed. The cost was high at $86 per person for the all inclusive (except zip lines) option. The biggest disappointment was the coaster being closed. There was nothing stated anywhere down below about this ride...More

Thank Wild_Stallions71
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Expensive but gorgeous experience. Would be nice if there was a discount for 4+ people. Kind of hot and steamy inside gondola but tolerable.

Thank poole a
Reviewed 3 days ago

The group of employees that run the gondola and the zip line, tubing and rope climbing are the best. I have never come across a more professional group of young (18-25+?) people that are the nicest and accommodating. If the rest of the young people...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pricey but worth the visit. Lots of activities to do with the family. Good is highly overpriced though.

Thank zeegurl13
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is well worth doing if you are staying in Lake Tahoe or nearby. The views are spectacular and unrivalled in the whole area in my opinion. One gripe is the cost. $120 for two adults and a child, no activities. That really is turning...More

1  Thank tomellis6680
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Inexpensive way to see the whole lake! Amazing views even on a not so clear day. Lots of activities at the top as well.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not for those who are afraid of heights. The views of the lake were spectacular from the observation deck! Somewhat pricey, and the windows of the gondolas are all scratched up.

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Gondola ride is very beautiful with views of the lake that you can't see anywhere else. We have taken this ride multiple times over the years and never miss taking guests up the mountain.

Thank John H
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from joneo | Reviewed this property |
The elevation should not put him at increased risk.
Chetana M
July 5, 2017|
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Response from mulberry442000 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other answers - if your doctor says it's ok, it would be fine. A smooth ride and I wouldn't see a problem.
Patti V
June 21, 2017|
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Response from Jason A | Reviewed this property |
I do believe so