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Nice place to stop and see

Nice stop-off attraction if you’re driving the Trans Canada Highway between Hope and Kamloops... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
EuroBen
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Zurich, Switzerland
Interest place. Long walk if walking in.

My wife took the Gondola "Air Tram" down but I did the walk. She enjoyed the ride and said it was... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Les B
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Bathurst, Australia
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

When we got there we were a bit put off by the prices for the air tram but we decided to do it anyway because we'd driven all this way. I'm glad we did because it was pretty spectacular. The tram ride down is short...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Nice stop-off attraction if you’re driving the Trans Canada Highway between Hope and Kamloops. Short but spectacular Tram ride up and down, interesting bridge, great river views and knowledgeable staff. Tram ride was expensive for the duration and ice cream was over priced. Takes 1.5...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EuroBen
Reviewed August 19, 2018

My wife took the Gondola "Air Tram" down but I did the walk. She enjoyed the ride and said it was very stable even though it was windy. I cannot handle heights so did the alternative of the walk down the track. To access the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Les B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We have been here several times. On our first trip we took the tram down than discovered we could walk up. On subsequent trips we always walk down and up. The history is unique. Rail traffic is close by and demonstrates the determination of our...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Hilford B
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Hells gate....yes it is a hell area!!! it deserves the stop and just see the nature all round, the train on each sides, the rivers flowing below your feet like hells, it is really impressive! One advice, you can go walking there and if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JulienChretien
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Found $2 off coupon online so Tram ride was $22 each. The tram is only a few minutes long, the lower complex was interesting with displays and the staff was friendly. Salmon chowder sampled was outstanding. A foot bridge over the river is neat. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ken T
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have been coming to Hell's Gate almost every year for the last 20 years with my family. I think this year will be our last. The tram is exciting and the information available is interesting and relevant to the location. The Fraser River is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 2Nikkels
Reviewed July 3, 2018

another fun place to go out with families and see different things.good place to see and explore the country.we went there to take pictures with our families,going on the bridge was little scary but fun at the same time..we enjoyed our trip going down in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rose78666
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I'll keep this short. $88 family price is a lot. Tram is alright and there really isn't much to do. Food is overpriced for the value and servers are not the best. The suspension bridge isn't even suspended! The ice cream was alright though.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

The area is wonderfull. The staff are great and helpfull. But the attraction itself is a bit short and not very interesting. Lucky the view is great.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Danae T
August 7, 2018|
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Response from rose78666 | Reviewed this property |
We did see dogs but not sure if they were allowed on the tram.
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ontarians2018
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Xanerin | Reviewed this property |
I surely wouldn't if you are first timers. I do canoeing and I would not even think about it. Be safe.
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August 5, 2016|
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Response from Dexter010 | Reviewed this property |
Just drove it again yesterday- great shape. Quite a few passing lanes so you don't get stuck behind trucks etc too much. Wonderful scenery!!
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DUtraveller88
Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Where to do Rafting??? (13 Replies)
Hi, I am trying to work out what might be the best place to raft, I think I have narrowed it down to two locations - but would love some advice on which one. I was thinking either Fraser River (through Hells Gate) or Kicking Horse River? Any suggestions? Thanks
May 28, 2015|
Response fromCharlieRogers|
Are you considering a day trip or longer multi-day trip?
Brit_abroad_7
England
Vancouver - Calgary, Calgary - Vancouver or circular trip? (12 Replies)
We are planning a 3 week self drive/hotel trip between Calgary and Vancouver ( or vice versa), arriving in Canada on June 27th, 2015 and taking in Banff, Jasper, Wells Grey Park, Kamloops, Whistler, Vancouver Island(south) plus sundry Parks and scenic points between them, probably including side trips into Yoho and Kootenay NPs. We like mountain scenery and day hikes of reasonable duration and difficulty (not youngsters any more!) with the occasional museum, souvenir shop or “heritage” town....More
September 23, 2014|
Response fromcbaarch|
hi In all your plans you have not included the Okanagan Valley which would get you driving to Manning Park if you take highway #3. Whistler can easily be done as a day trip from Vancouver.
Alfwro
Crawley, United Kingdom
Lillooet to Vancouver route 1 (8 Replies)
Dear all, In the second week of September we will be driving from Lillooet to Vancouver. We are planning to stop at the Hells Gate but I was wondering what other interesting places there are along the route 1 that are worth seeing or stopping for? Any suggestions as usual are greatly appreciated. Thanks
August 08, 2015|
Response fromGelli550|
In Lytton, make your way down to the small park that overlooks the confluence of the blue Thompson & muddy Fraser Rivers. It's a neat sight.