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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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“sulphur mountain” (734 reviews)
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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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"afraid of heights"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Came here for the first time, Beautiful ride! had lunch at the top, and the views were amazing . Definitely go if you get a chance

Thank GoldenGateGirl396
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was my first experience in the SNOW !!! Was a great smooth ride up to the summit where there is a lovely couple of different restaurants, and a beautiful view then a great boardwalk to walk on out and down into the snow ,...More

Thank MartineGCAust
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place and lots to do when at the top. Excellent views over Banff and easy to park. Also the Upper hot springs is a short walk once you have finished your trip. Again staff here and friendly and helpful. At the top lots of...More

Thank sherbert1979
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Reviewed yesterday

A clear sunny day,what more do you want when you get the gondola to the top of sulphur mtn...the views were spectacular and you could see for miles around from the viewing area which hadopen fires....you walk across the decking path to see more views...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice ride up and once at the top the view was beautiful; however, not worth the $64 per adult rate. The exhibits and displays were good and the show in the theater was very short. Would have been nice to have some commentary to tell...More

Thank RamIrem88
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Even though the weather was not very cooperative - rainy and cloudy with some fog - the ride up was incredible, and once at the top, the view was astonishing.

Thank cynschmidt124
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing 360 views await at the top of Sulphur Mtn. Appreciated heated viewing decks and Adirondacks chairs. Disappointed that the cafe was closed for a private event. Would be nice to know before you board. Staff are super friendly and helpful.

Thank Sue K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful dining at the sky bistro on top of the mountain after taking the tram. Views were great. Food was excellent. Not cheap but I think the view is worth it.

Thank Mark92108
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Sulfur Mountain Gondola is a nice ride up the mountain. Take the walk on the boardwak to the weather station. The views are well worth the effort. A word of caution, the fee is quite steep at about $65 per adult.

Thank averagejoehender1
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fabulous perspective of the area that I’m not sure you could get without hiking the mountain, photographing with a drone or chopper tour! Loved it! Best value for what we spent in Banff as an “excursion!” Views were spectacular enroute as well as the...More

Thank Dorothy O
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JBRetired
21 May 2018|
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Response from trent p | Reviewed this property |
There is two restaurants at the summit both are open at lunch. One is a sit down other is more like a cafeteria not sure about lunch packages
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Loreena G
16 May 2018|
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Response from Jeri G | Reviewed this property |
I would plan on it taking 3-5 hours as July is in the busy season. Depends on if you're doing the hike up or just walking around at the top. Plan for more time if you want to eat up there, home up the mountain and do all the... More
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JBRetired
27 April 2018|
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Response from Oz B | Property representative |
Dear Traveller, We have many available times on May 28th if you book directly with the Banff Gondola. Please call our toll-free number at 1-866-756-1904 to book over the phone, or for more information. Kind Regards, Oz... More
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