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“Great view, but expensive” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Banff Gondola

Banff Gondola
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$49.79*
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
Ranked #1 of 75 things to do in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a stunning bird's eye view of six mountain ranges. Witness breathtaking views in every direction from one of several observation decks. Discover a 1 km interpretive boardwalk to a national historic site. This exhilarating activity is open year-round and a definite 'must-do' on your trip to the Canadian Rockies.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great view, but expensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

Unless you climb a mountain, you won't see views like this, so I would say its worth seeing. It is a bit pricey though.

Visited September 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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“Best for a nice quick view of Banff !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

If you are on a short visit to Banff and want to have short view of the lovely area, take beautiful pictures at the 2 mountain top restaurant mountain view balconies and enjoy food and snacks on the deck 7000 ft above sealevel; go for it. usually i'd recommend a hike up till the restuarant, but that means you should have 2 hrs and a lot of stamina at your disposal

Visited February 2012
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Wollongong, Australia
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“Spectacular views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

Open all year round, take the short trip up the mountain for spectacular 360 degree views. I went in November and it was much colder up top with a fresh wind blowing, so take warm clothes.

Visited November 2012
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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

Good view of local mountains and scenery. Walk to the peak from the top of the gondola ride is worth it.

Visited November 2012
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Red Deer, Canada
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“great view, rather expensive, easy to use coupons”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

I have been going on this gondola since I was very young, I enjoy being able to take my kids on it, I enjoy the weather mans cabin at the top, it's a little bit of a walk for my 4 year old but it was beautifully done with a broad, safe boardwalk.

Visited November 2012
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