Sea to Sky Gondola
Sea to Sky Gondola
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Open year-round, the Sea to Sky Gondola is located 2km south of Squamish, BC along the beautiful Sea to Sky highway. The Sea to Sky Gondola is a wheelchair and stroller accessible 10 minute ride accessing walking & hiking trails, a suspension bridge, tube park (winter only) and local fare in the Summit Lodge.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Katie M
    Wellington, New Zealand43 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing views from the top
    We had a great trip up the gondola and enjoyed the time at the top. There are some great trails accessible from the top and the views are spectacular!! The gondolas were not busy and we had one to ourselves both ways. The shop and cafe at the top were quite crowded so pleased that we went in the off season.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written April 15, 2023
  • Kelvin
    Dunedin, New Zealand574 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great viewing positions…….
    Saw this before we left and had this as a must stop at as we travelled. The views were amazing and the whole operation is pretty slick. It was extremely busy on the day we went and we had trouble even parking at the base area, although the guys running things there were doing a good job trying to get things moving. If you have time, there are plenty of trails to explore and a suspension bridge takes you over to some pretty spectacular viewing positions.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 11, 2023
  • John B
    Sutton-on-Sea, United Kingdom333 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A ride in the Clouds
    First Time we have visited this and WOW so good. The Gondola ride up is epic, a ride above the trees really good and brilliant views of the surrounds both ways. Up Top there are refreshments and a good gift shop as well as a suspension bridge which is a brilliant experience. The views are stupendous and not to be missed. A must see place.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 20, 2023
  • Amy
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Must do
    I am not a fan of heights or traveling up a mountain face in a small box however, I did it and I can say I would do it again. The views are amazing, the bridge is a must see and taking the trails at the top is a nice break before heading back down. We did not eat while in the area as we brought our own snacks but we did get to enjoy the gift shop staff and those that help you get on and off the gondola. Everyone was very kind and helpful and I must say given how many people travel up, the gondolas are very clean and well maintained. If you are a first timer to the area it is one of the “tourist” locations I do suggest everyone visits.
    Visited July 2023
    Written July 23, 2023
  • Czar Emmanuel
    Manila, Philippines6,262 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely ride to a spectacular place!
    This is one of the most scenic gondola rides I've ever taken. The whole ride lasts for about ten minutes. The beauty of what you can see as the gondola makes its way up the mountain prepares you to all the wonderful things you'll see once you've reached the Summit Lodge. The view from the mountain top is amazing, particularly of the Howe Sound Sea below and the surrounding mountains! There are trails to follow, a panoramic viewing deck, a suspension bridge, a restaurant with a souvenir shop, etc. On your way down, you'll be given the option of either taking the gondola all by yourself (private ride) or taking it with other passengers. Highly recommended!
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written August 14, 2023
  • Sandra B
    105 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing views!
    We visited the Sea to Sky Gondola and lookout in August 2023. The gondola ride was great (it was tough to endure due to my fear of heights). Amazing views from the top; however, we didn't have the courage to walk across the suspension bridge. We sat at one of the outdoor tables and had lunch while taking in the spectacular views! We even saw some squirrels scampering around. The meal was lovely, we had the tacos; however it was very very busy and very overpriced! Overall a very good couple of hours spent at the top.
    Visited August 2023
    Written September 10, 2023
  • The Happsters
    Honolulu, Hawaii7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spectacular View
    This spectacular view from the summit. The ride to the top and back down is amazing. It was a really smooth ride, even with the winds. You can see the Howe Sound below. Riding the gondola was really fun, and once you get to the top, you can walk on the Pilot Bridge or hanging. It was majestic.
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 7, 2023
  • Duke H
    Boulder, Colorado147 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Guided Via Ferrata was a great way to get off the main path
    We rode the gondola up with a reservation to do the Via Ferrata. The ferrata was a great way to expand on our visit with a hike partway down the mountain, clipping our safety harnesses into the cables and climbing the iron rungs back up to the visitor deck. Our guide, Lorna, was fantastic, describing various aspects of the landscape and flora as we went. She had all of the gear necessary already laid out along with shoe spikes for the icy sections. That saved us having to bring our own gear. If you have climbed a moderate amount, you will find this easy. If you have never rock climbed, this is fun for the family as long as you can tolerate heights. At most we were 30m - 40m off the ground and always safely clipped in. Highly recommend.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written February 27, 2024
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catadair
Clinton, SC186 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
The only reason I'm giving this four stars instead of five is because of the expense. Unusual for me, but I was with my mom instead of my husband and kids, so I had to pay only for myself. There's no way we could have afforded to pay for all four of us. However, the gondola experience was very well-run and the views were absolutely stunning. I don't think I've ever seen any landscape so beautiful! The day was a little overcast, but it didn't really matter. The bridge was a breath-taking experience, and the trails on the other side led to other hidden-gem views. There are plenty of hiking opportunities. Additionally, there is a cafe' and a gift shop at the top. This was a great experience, especially on our first visit to the area.
Written August 7, 2022
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CharG1965
Mission Viejo, CA98 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Great view at the top but a bit pricey if you only have an hour or so. We were in the clouds for the majority of the time we were up at the top. The suspension bridge was very cool. Next time we would like to try tubing up there (5$ add on to the price) but we didn't have boots on and would have been tough getting to the tubing area.
Written February 22, 2023
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EBPandDSP
Greenville, SC273 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
It's worth it to take the gondola: not only is the mountain big and steep but the gondola passes right over fabulous rocks and the view is amazing. Trails at the top are great, especially the Panorama Trail. Swinging Bridge is fun too.
Written October 20, 2021
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Czar Emmanuel
Manila, Philippines6,262 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
This is one of the most scenic gondola rides I've ever taken. The whole ride lasts for about ten minutes. The beauty of what you can see as the gondola makes its way up the mountain prepares you to all the wonderful things you'll see once you've reached the Summit Lodge. The view from the mountain top is amazing, particularly of the Howe Sound Sea below and the surrounding mountains! There are trails to follow, a panoramic viewing deck, a suspension bridge, a restaurant with a souvenir shop, etc. On your way down, you'll be given the option of either taking the gondola all by yourself (private ride) or taking it with other passengers. Highly recommended!
Written August 14, 2023
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Spencer G
Calgary, Canada3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
Excellent experience to see the upper mountains of the Squamish region. It was moderately busy but once you go on to the trails it was most isolated. Several trails and hiking options to choose from. VERY family friendly, as you can choose small hikes that take minutes to much longer ones that could take >1 hour. At the top there is a well designed map showing all of the hiking options and directions. The suspension bridge is a must try too.
Written September 14, 2021
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Duke H
Boulder, CO147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
We rode the gondola up with a reservation to do the Via Ferrata. The ferrata was a great way to expand on our visit with a hike partway down the mountain, clipping our safety harnesses into the cables and climbing the iron rungs back up to the visitor deck. Our guide, Lorna, was fantastic, describing various aspects of the landscape and flora as we went. She had all of the gear necessary already laid out along with shoe spikes for the icy sections. That saved us having to bring our own gear.
If you have climbed a moderate amount, you will find this easy. If you have never rock climbed, this is fun for the family as long as you can tolerate heights. At most we were 30m - 40m off the ground and always safely clipped in. Highly recommend.
Written February 27, 2024
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mdpalms
Mississauga, Canada435 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Family
We like everything about the experience, starting with their website, vary easy to start the plans.
We went on the sun set sea to sky gondola and were awarded with amazing views. We enjoyed the attractions, suspension bridge, view deck , and Panorama and Spirit trails ,which they offered spectacular views.
We had delicious dinner at Sea to sky pilot restaurant.
Very safe and well organized attraction.
Written July 8, 2021
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Kelvin
Dunedin, New Zealand574 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Saw this before we left and had this as a must stop at as we travelled. The views were amazing and the whole operation is pretty slick. It was extremely busy on the day we went and we had trouble even parking at the base area, although the guys running things there were doing a good job trying to get things moving. If you have time, there are plenty of trails to explore and a suspension bridge takes you over to some pretty spectacular viewing positions.
Written June 11, 2023
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tpbel
Belfast, UK567 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2021
Well you need a strong disposition for this one! Do not go if heights aren’t your thing. Having said that, once up there the views are absolutely spectacular and it would be a pity to miss them. You just have to talk yourself into being suspended in a small cable car for ten minutes to get there!
Written September 12, 2021
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Emma H
Vancouver, Canada105 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Couples
Wow!!! So glad we choose to do this while passing by Squamish on our trip to Whistler. My boyfriends first time to Canada (and after being couped up during covid) he finally got his first taste of Beautiful British Columbia! I mean, I’m from here and I was blown away ;) The gondola is great, the views are literally to die for, the hikes are gorgeous and the restaurant at the top is amazing! We were lucky to have great weather and even witnessed a wedding, how special?! An activity I highly recommend and I was also super impressed with their covid safety measures...Great time to go!!! (no crowds either).
Written August 3, 2020
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