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Banff Gondola

Opens in 20 min: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Banff Gondola Ride Admission
From US$51.80*
Banff Gondola Ride Admission
From US$51.80*
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Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a stunning bird's-eye view of six incredible mountain ranges. With breathtaking vistas in every direction, your adventure begins with an eight-minute journey to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in a...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
+1 403-762-2523
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Reviewed yesterday

The views are stunning and well worth the $64. We visited in September and it was freezing at the top so come prepared. There is a Starbucks at the base and the hot coffee helped take the chill off a bit. The only thing I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful ride up and stunning views at the top. We enjoyed lunch at the top. Incredible experience!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a large family group who spent Christmas Eve at the Gondola. The walk out to the peaks was breathtaking, activities inside kept the kids entertained and the food and drink offerings were great. We got an unforgettable photo with Santa and created memories...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ROBBO131
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view from the top was mesmerizing and the walk to the other side of the top was great and the facilities were clean. It was even better value for money to buy the tickets for rides before noon and we could easily spend 1-2...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mvongsuvanh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous and the cafe outside on the 4th floor was the best view!! Drinks on the top of the world!! Great views and 2nd floor very informative.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank airnmum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an amazing experience,when you get to the top you can walk and even get higher to see a scenic view. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was an overcast day but decided to check out the gondola. Staff showed clear skies at the top. We took an amazing ride through the clouds and ended up in mountains majesty on the other side!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank allysiae
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got there early on New Years day, ALL the staff smiled and wished us a happy new year. It was quiet and we rode up in our own gondola, we looked down over the town on the journey up and it was so amazing....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Honest T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Expensive trip to the top of the mountain and the viewing platforms and 1km "trek" walk to the original weather station. We went on a clear day and it was stunning. Cold and a little windy and we walked to the very top of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tallguy1968
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a perfect day with only a little cloud and snow and a lot of blue sky. The view is awe inspiring. We walked the board walk up to the peak then enjoyed lunch at the Sky Bistro. It was a couple of days...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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27 December 2018|
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Response from CraigS4020 | Property representative |
Hi latinross00, I am finding it hard to answer your question as there are reasons to visit at any time during the day! For example, if you have children, I would suggest coming between 10am and 1pm as we have special... More
1 September 2018|
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Response from CraigS4020 | Property representative |
Hi Global135416, From the majority of the hotels in Banff it will take 10-15mins by bus to travel to the gondola. Our free shuttle continues to operate from the Elk and Avenue Hotel on Banff Avenue every day and from the... More
Aishwarya R
26 August 2018|
Response from CraigS4020 | Property representative |
Hi Aishwarya, Smoke from wildfires in British Columbia are currently creating limited visibility in the Banff area. Those with breathing conditions should take special precaution when outside, and we are pleased to offer a... More