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Banff Gondola

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Address: Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
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+1 403-762-2523
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10:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Mon 10:00 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 20:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a stunning bird's eye...

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.

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US$50.85*
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what great views

We were extremely lucky s the weather was absolutely perfect. The ride on the gondola was wonderful; and the views from every direction was spectular. Surprisingly even the food... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Ed P
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Laguna Beach, California
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Laguna Beach, California
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376 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were extremely lucky s the weather was absolutely perfect. The ride on the gondola was wonderful; and the views from every direction was spectular. Surprisingly even the food and short movie was good

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Thank Ed P
SF Bay Area
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great views of Banff area, a good restaurant on top, good exhibts, hike to the top of Sulphur mtn is quite easy for those in decent shape

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Thank BigMo46
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent an afternoon up the mountain with spectacular views. There's a nice cafe and what looked like a lovely bistro. The lift ticket was $49 which I thought was a bit pricey but after having a great time it was sell worth it.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here for Canada day with a friend. We had a lovely day and the scenery was spectacular. Views go on for miles! We're locals and gained the discount so we were super chuffed!

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Thank Halles182
Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a view from the top! The weather was against a little bit, but the view is definitely worth it, even with a bit of mist around. The facility at the top is incredible, I don't know how they built such a thing on top of a mountain, but it's great. There's a great restaurant up top, burger was fantastic.... More 

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Thank Chris B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a must go place to go. Go up and take a look at the mountains around. It's amazing and great to take some pictures.

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Caraquet, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It worth the cost to make this trip to the top:) what an amazing view we all along the trip. We take a lunch at the top... it was good

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, it's pricey, but the views are simply magical. At the top are four levels of viewing and the boardwalk is an easy kilometre to the very top of Sulphur Mountain. Staff are friendly. Try and get a clear day. Banff Roam bus #1 will go right there from Banff Ave. $2 for the trip up. For those who are... More 

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Blackfalds, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a nice ride however thought it was a little over priced ride ($185.09 for three adults, 1 child 7yrs / 2 four yr olds and a baby and all of us fit into one gondola)???

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Oz B, Front Office Manager at Banff Gondola, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your Banff Gondola experience with us. I am glad you had a nice ride and we all able to ride together to experience the great views as a family. I hope you took some great photos of your experience as well. Kind Regards, Oz B. Banff Gondola More 

Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A little pricey ($50) but extremely worth it. I went on a beautiful clear day and was completely amazed. The view was absolutely breath taking. This is a must do if you are visiting Banff.

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