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Banff Gondola

Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
+1 403-762-2523
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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 modern, fully enclosed four-passenger gondola cabin. Glide up over the treetops to the crest of a steep-sided Rocky Mountain peak and step out into a jaw-dropping mountaintop experience at an elevation of 2,281 metres (7,486 feet). Stroll along the ridgetop boardwalk where the views get better with every step. Then warm up in our newly transformed, state-of-the-art summit facility. With new restaurants, interactive interpretive exhibits, a multi-sensory theatre and a breathtaking 360-degree rooftop observation deck, the new Banff Gondola summit heightens every sense.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
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"weather station"
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"sulphur mountain"
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"cosmic ray station"
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"amazing views"
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"observation deck"
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"minute ride"
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"afraid of heights"
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"walk up"
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"great ride"
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"worth the trip"
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"surrounding mountains"
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Reviewed today

After reading other reviews, we decided to purchase our tickets on a sunny day, as opposed to purchasing in advance. It was an amazing activity- great views outdoor on the boardwalk and observation decks, as well as indoors in the restaurants and "museum". Dress warm,...More

Thank Anastasia M
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Reviewed yesterday

Well organized and scenic gondola ride up to Sulphur Mountain. There are well designed trails at the top, with interesting exhibits. There are rest area and restaurants at the observation point at top.

Thank GintamaZ
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First thing: book the sky experience if you can. For $85 per person you get your round trip gondola ride PLUS 2 course dinner at the Sky Bistro. Food was amazing! We ordered the bison and duck appetizer- highly recommend. Then dinner if steak and...More

Thank jennkrn
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful views which were truly breathtaking. Staff so friendly and polite. The lunch menu was well worth the additional $7, food quality was excellent. Well worth a visit.

Thank Tony_Carol
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Reviewed yesterday

Plan on spending a few hours to enjoy the views and walk along the edge. There is an interactive learning area as well as a cafe and resturant.

Thank Tricia D
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We didn’t pick a very good day as it was snowing and cloud covered. But it was still a beautiful sight from top to bottom. Little pricey I thought. Once atop had lots of informational displays about the area and what is imagine on a...More

Thank Seth H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If travelling to Banff, this is worth every penny! The views are spectacular and the long boardwalk allows you to take in the view from multiple vantage points. The observation deck is a great feature too with a few fire pits to enjoy fresh maple...More

Thank Claudia T
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great gondola with good sized cars and plenty of them to get you up the mountain without too much of a wait. The Visitor centre at the top has great views in all directions and is well catered. Ensure you get a...More

Thank Rob-ol55
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my favourite moments of the holiday, the views blew me away.. worth waiting for a clear day. Great service, friendly staff, well organised.

Thank claire_obrennan
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a spectacular way to see Banff, and get your bearings. Can be extremely chilly depending on the season, but I recommend getting a warm drink at the bar inside.

Thank kerlecatx
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LP123456789
18 February 2018|
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Response from Oz B | Property representative |
Hi Traveller, During November 2018, the Banff Gondola will be open: Wed-Sun: 10am to 8pm Mon-Tue: 10am to 4pm Please check the Banff Gondola website closer to the date to confirm. Kind Regards, Oz B. Banff Gondola
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Steffaney J
9 January 2018|
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Hi Steffaney, Thank you for considering the Banff Gondola again for your return to Banff National Park. The Evening Savings promotion has now ended. Please check the Banff Gondola website for the most current promotions and... More
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Snowski11
31 October 2017|
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Dear Traveller, The Banff Gondola closes for annual maintenance in January (Jan 7 to Jan 19 in 2018). During the winter, the hiking trails are not cleared. However, the observation decks and boardwalk are shovelled for... More
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