We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-3555
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 29.03*
and up
Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola
More Info
USD 121.21*
and up
Small-Group Glacier Lakes and Lake Louise Hiking With Lunch
More Info
USD 41.53*
and up
Hop-On and Hop-Off Banff Bus
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Ascend to one of Banff National Park’s most incredible views where grizzly bears and other local wildlife are seen almost daily! From the top at 2088m (6850ft) the gondola ride is only the start of your adventure. Make your way to the viewing platform for a panoramic view that will take your breath away. Afterwards visit our free Wildlife Interpretive Centre where Interpretive Programs are offered daily, including indoor presentations. A variety of guided interpretive walks are also available daily for all fitness levels. Hungry, no problem! There are five unique restaurants located on-site that are sure to please! Dine on one of our famous patios or indoors. The choice is yours. Free parking is never an issue. We have plenty of free parking for your car or RV conveniently located just outside of the
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chair lift” (183 reviews)
“grizzly bears” (96 reviews)
“ski lift” (75 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
LOCATION
Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 403-522-3555
Write a Review
Reviews (1,158)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,052 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Lake Louise Gondola is too far from Lake Louise. You can still see Lake Louise from a distance, but unless you have binoculars, the lake doesn't look like much to the naked eye. However, with a telephoto lens, it still makes for a nice...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 5 days ago

There was a choice here of enclosed gondola or open chairlift. Glad we took the enclosed gondola as the stops caused the chairlifts to sway! The emerging view as we ascended the mountain was beautiful. We were very fortunate to be there on a particularly...More

Thank Noelene H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the open ski lift to the top. Not quite as comfortable when it started snowing but it was very peaceful. The views at the lookout at the top were amazing. Didn't see any animals, but enjoyed the ride. The breakfast buffet at the...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

After all the other crowds and lineups I encountered in Lake Louise - I decided to wake up early and be the first person in line at the Gondola (chair lift on a ski hill, or small 4 person sized gondola). I was the first...More

Thank bobcav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the lake on a sunny summer day and ate a wonderful buffet at the ski lodge before ascending on the gondola. Views from the wooded and wild flower-festooned top, over the distant lake and valley were simply amazing. To round it off we...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was fantastic. I went early, got the ticket which included a buffet breakfast and a short guided walk. The gondola ride was slightly unnerving when I first got on but the view & the peace and quiet were beautiful. At the top there is...More

1  Thank Smiffy36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a place to have lunch then you can take the gondola up to see the mountains and hidden lake. It is beautiful up there too. A bit scary when you see the electric fences to protect against bears though. A little cold too,...More

1  Thank Yjyj2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took the ride and the breakfast package. Breakfast was good, nice variety. After that, we took a chair in the lift to climb the mountain, stunning travel despite the low rain at that moment. Sightseeing of the mountains was really nice. The rain cleaned...More

1  Thank marceloanan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVED the open-air ride up the mountain, with a few brief halts along the way that gave us time to swing our legs in the air and do some 360° gawking. Did a little hiking at the chair lift terminus, then walked to the hillside...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was visiting during all the fires which made for very low visibility. Decided to try our luck and take the chairlift to get a glimpse of a bear but no luck. Was not worth the price for no view and no Bears.

2  Thank Kirsten F
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Post Hotel & Spa
629 reviews
6.94 km away
Bill Peyto's Cafe
554 reviews
7.14 km away
Lake Louise Station Restaurant
658 reviews
7.52 km away
Trailhead Cafe
313 reviews
6.76 km away
Nearby Attractions
Moraine Lake
4,344 reviews
7.16 km away
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
550 reviews
7.73 km away
Bow Glacier Falls Trail
158 reviews
7.71 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
missdebbie2
5 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Lake Louise S | Property representative |
So sorry for the late reply. You can find our Ride & Dine Packages here on our website under Pricing/Ride & Dine Packages.
0
Votes
tom g
27 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Lake Louise S | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply. Lift access if first come-first-server however there is rarely a wait to ride the lift.
0
Votes
Wayne S
21 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from AdelaidePam | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but suggest you check on line
-1
Votes