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Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area

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1001 Parkway, Suite 2, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3138
+1 865-436-5423
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Ober Gatlinburg

We rode up the mountain in the tram. This was great fun and exciting. The driver was knowledgeable... read more

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yonts47
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Hazard, Kentucky
Just an up and down trip

Looks like a lot of fun. The ride up was fun and there were more things to do once up there. There... read more

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From downtown Gatlinburg, hop on to the 120 passenger aerial tramway for a ride to this ski area with a 600-foot vertical drop, nine beautiful trails and an amusement park complete with indoor ice skating, wildlife encounter, Alpine Slide, water rides and more.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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1001 Parkway, Suite 2, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3138
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Reviewed yesterday

We rode up the mountain in the tram. This was great fun and exciting. The driver was knowledgeable and the view was great. On top there is an ice skating ring and many shops and places to eat. Great fun

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Looks like a lot of fun. The ride up was fun and there were more things to do once up there. There is a chair lift up to the ski slopes and an Alpine Slide. Both are always fun. Especially at that vantage point.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The only thing good was the tram ride up and back down. There are a lot of small shops on two floors with extremely high prices. There is, what they call, an arcade. Most of the games were out-of-order. Outside, there is a swing, carousel...More

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Ober G, Public Relations Manager at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're so sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. We are currently in the process of switching out from our winter season to summer and will have many more rides and other activities set up in a few weeks. Once we fully switch over in May,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tram ride was beautiful. Not exactly my cup of tea - especially when it sways a bit, but my kids loved it. We visited the arcade - which I will admit was quite poor. Many of the games did not work or were so...More

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Ober G, Public Relations Manager at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed our Wildlife Encounter and that the kids loved the Aerial Tramway! We apologize that you didn't enjoy the arcade or your meals. Please consider visiting us again in the future - we do have a full service, casual dining restaurant...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tram up the mountain, not much to do once we got there seems the wind caused things to shut down and it was 5pm and everything closed at 5:30. The “shops” were a disappointment.

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Ober G, Public Relations Manager at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're so sorry you weren't able to enjoy many of our attractions. We hope you'll give us another chance and that the weather will cooperate more for you.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would say it is definitely worth checking out if you are visiting the area, even when there is not snow it is a neat place. Take the tram up the mountain, it is swedish-ish.

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Ober G, Public Relations Manager at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed our Aerial Tramway! Thank your for the review and we hope you'll come back on your next trip to Gatlinburg.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are nice going up, the animal encounter was great. We didnt get to do the kiddie play land as it wasnt opened yet in April.

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Ober G, Public Relations Manager at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed the Wildlife Encounter! Our playground tends to get muddy in the spring so when that happens it doesn't open. Hopefully you will be able to enjoy it on your next visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tram up the mountain was awesome! Our family loved it! However, every worker we came in contact was either rude or acted like they didn’t want to be there, except for the guys running the kiddie rides, they were great. We came during the...More

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Ober G, Public Relations Manager at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're very happy that you enjoyed the Aerial Tramway, Alpine Slide and Scenic Chairlift. We do apologize for your unacceptable dining experience and that you felt that our staff didn't appreciate you. We thank you for information, customer service is always a top priority for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must for anyone wanting to enjoy the natural beauty of the mountains. The Lift takes you to the halfway point. One ticket keys you ride unlimited all day. From the amusement area, spend the extra $7 to take the chair lift to...More

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Ober G, Public Relations Manager at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so happy you enjoyed your visit to Ober Gatlinburg. Our Scenic Chairlift is the longest one in the area and, on a clear day, you can see a good portion of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee- it is spectacular! Thank you for you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the tram ride. Tram operator was very informative on the ride up. Lots to see and do once you get to the top. Bar served excellent drinks!More

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Ober G, Public Relations Manager at Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoyed Ober Gatlinburg's Aerial Tramway- it offers truly beautiful views that change throughout the year. The Loft Lounge is a neat place to hang out and we're happy our bartenders took great care of you! Thank you for your nice review...More

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sandy s
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Ober G | Property representative |
Yes, we do sell round trip Aerial Tramway tickets at both locations.
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Candy C
March 3, 2018|
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Response from Ober G | Property representative |
The opening and closing dates of our ski slopes each year completely depend on the weather and are never the same each winter. Unfortunately our ski season closed very early this year (February 18 was our last day), due to... More
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Saliceti
February 2, 2018|
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Response from Ober G | Property representative |
The opening and closing dates of our ski slopes each year completely depend on the weather and are never the same each winter. Unfortunately our ski season closed very early this year (February 18 was our last day), due to... More
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