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“My Guests from England were Wowed” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Banff Gondola

Banff Gondola
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$50.81*
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Banff Gondola Ride Admission
Ranked #1 of 73 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: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase
Vernon, Canada
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“My Guests from England were Wowed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

The ride was scenic, but the view from up on high was truly stunning. I think a sunny winter day, as we had, must be the best. Make sure you go up to the weather station on the boardwalk. Take your time. Be prepared for wind, and for it perhaps to be warmer than you expect. Don't expect anything special in the cafe. It's less than basic, and staffed by people who appear not to care. Check out the webcam (google will get it for you) before going, so you know if it will be worth it. It's not cheap, so that will be a real help. But do go if you can. It's stunning up there.

Visited January 2013
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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“You just have to go here”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

We visited the gondola on our last whole day of our holiday. The views are spectacular, I almost used a whole 16gb memory card on my camera. You really need to go here if you visit Banff.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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“AWESOME”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

Clear at the bottom and then it snowed at the top - very beautiful. Some climbing stairs but not too strenuous. Worth the ride up.

Visited October 2012
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Belfast
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“excellent views, nice walks at the top”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

this was magic - great views and a good walk with lots of different viewing platforms. Didn't feel too busy. Restaurant food was ok and reasonably priced.

Visited October 2012
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Bhopal, India
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“the view is so enchanting that you forget that all this is on this beutifull earth”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

The scenic beuty,the snow capped mountains as your neighbor and the glide off the gondola is to be experieced to be believed.Do visit before the snlow comes in as you would enjoy the greenary as well.

Visited September 2012
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