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Banff Gondola

Open Now: 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Banff Gondola Ride Admission
from USD 53.06*
Banff Gondola Ride Admission
from USD 53.06*
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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 today

Great ride to top, brilliant views especially from Bistro at top. A varying range of weather from Sun, wind and snow all in two hours. Get to it from town on free number one bus, just show hotel room key.

Thank ChrisH6648
Reviewed today

The Banff Gondola Ride is well organised. Breath taking views over the Rockies and Banff. There is a free bus to the Banff Gondola outside The Elk Hotel. Pre book your time slot before you go you will not be disappointed. I would advise checking...More

Thank John B. D
Reviewed yesterday

This was my first visit to Canada on a Rockies tour. The Banff gondola is an absolute must. On arriving at the base there was thick grey cloud and you couldn’t see the tops of the mountains. However we were told there was a phenomenon...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed yesterday

The thrilling ride up the mountain and the breathtaking views are once in a lifetime. Banff Gondola Ride is a must!

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Thank imnailing
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fantastic, no queues and great friendly staff. The views are breathtaking. I prebooked the tickets and time slots. A must do when visiting Banff.

Thank Mcnamat
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So compared to the whistler and jasper gondola this comes last in my opinion. Not much to do when up there. We can at least say we did it

Thank Nazandkate
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Banff Gondola is an absolute must if you are in the Banff area. Purchase your tickets ahead of time on line if possible especially if you are there during the summer months. The ride up the mountain in the gondola is smooth and a...More

Thank GirlieTraveller17
Reviewed yesterday

Magnificent views both going up and coming down. It was a beautiful and clear day. A must trip to take. Bistro was a pleasent surprise

Thank meena452
Reviewed yesterday

Efficient handling of the crowds during a lovely day in July. Spent a few minutes both going up and coming down chatting with two others in the gondola - was enjoyable to talk with them. The views were overwhelming - would have stayed longer but...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The weather was great on the day we visited so views were brilliant. Booked Gondola in advance. Lovely lunch in the Bistro.

Thank Tony H
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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
26 August 2018|
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Response from CraigS4020 | Property representative |
Dear PCbound20, The drive from Banff to Jasper is approximately 180 miles. There literally is a lifetime of exploring that can be done in this vast wilderness area. To help your planning, the drive (Banff-Jasper) is... More