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Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-3555
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Cruise for fourteen glorious minutes, in an open chair or a fully enclosed gondola, to one of the world's great views! From the top, at 2088m (6850ft).The end of the lift and gondola ride is only the start of the adventure. At the top of the lift and gondola Interpretive Programs are available daily, including indoor presentations and themed guided walks.Stop by and enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast, lunch, or dinner prepared fresh, and served daily in the Lodge of the Ten Peaks!
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-3555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you only do one Gondola ride, this is the one! Would recommend this one over Banff's, but if you have time for both, do both! This was a spur of the moment decision for us. We only planned on doing the Banff Gondola, but...More

1  Thank timhuset
Reviewed 2 days ago

The gondola is just on the opposite site of the valley of lake louis, which allows you an amazing view on lake louis without having to fight your way through hordes of tourists. The gondola was quite empty when we visited it in mid of...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the gondola ride to the top - never did we imagine we would see a Grizzly Mom and cubs on the way up AND back down The ride is gentle, with gorgeous view from the top and the way down the interactive centre...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first stop to Lake Louise. It is everything you read about it. There is a terrific lodge at the base of the gondola ride. We didn't eat there, but it looks like they could put on a good feed...full bar as well....More

1  Thank Dick T
Reviewed 3 days ago

As advertised, the Lake Louise Gondola provided a great sighting of a mother grizzly bear and her two cubs just on the other side of a protective fence. Great vista views from the top as well.

1  Thank D W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the gondola at the ski resort after booking if through a Trip Advisor. It's the only place we saw a small discount. Since we were traveling I did not have a way to print the voucher so I showed the email confirmation on...More

1  Thank HappyExplorer7752014
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wife and I decided to take the Gondola up to the mid point of the ski slopes, beautiful scenery up and down. Spotted two grizzlies from the lodge before embarking on the gondola, unfortunately they were out of sight by the time we got to...More

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have lived in Alberta for 21 years and this was our first trip up the Lake Louise Gondola. Wow, we sure have missed out on this wonderful gem! Will be back for sure, especially with people from out of town. A 14 minute trip...More

1  Thank M T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went up here to see the sights and wildlife. Now we did see a Momma Bear and two cubs which was nice but it was windy. The views are very nice but it is a very expensive ride to see the range.

Thank Sjwiden
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a pleasant gondola ride, the views open up and take your breath away. Be prepared for a lot of people up top, though their presence will not take away from the beauty you will see. It's hard to leave. We haven't seen any bears,...More

Thank zuzanka1
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I have heard about the good deal for the gondola/breakfast that you mentioned. However, how or where do you actually buy this combo? I've seen some combos that are $37-$40. I don't think this is the combo you are referring to. Please advise, thank you :-)
5 June 2017|
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Response from MarcLiu1950 | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website: lake Louise gondola, you would see an icon labeled "Purchase Tickets". Click on it, you'll see "Lift Ticket Pricing" & "Ride & Dine Packages". Then you should be able to do what you wanted to do. Hope... More
tom g
If one buys tickets online in advance does that allow for priority in line? We would be there on June 30th, so I am imagining it will be busy.
27 May 2017|
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Response from ShellBell914 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, To the best of my knowledge, I don't recall getting priority in line. There was one line that forms. The advantage is that you don't have to stand in the ticket line on site. :)
Wayne S
When does the lake Louise Gondola re-open for the summer? I will be there in May and would like to know if it will be open then.
21 January 2017|
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Response from AdelaidePam | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but suggest you check on line