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Banff Gondola

Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
+1 403-762-2523
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Mountain Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B2, Canada
+1 403-762-2523
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our group had a great morning heading to the top of Sulphur Mountain via the scenic Banff Gondola. At the top we enjoyed exploring interactive displays, a restaurant, cafe and souvenir shops. The highlight was the scenic boardwalk areas which led us to Sanson Peak,...More

Thank authenticadventurer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were so fortunate to take the gondola on a clear day to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Loading onto the gondola was fairly quick and you are paged for loading according to your booking time. The ride up was fun, and it only took...More

Thank Jen U
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our trip on this gondola was absolutely magical. At the peak of this mountain you get very picturesque 360 views. You an also hike to the top but you need to be in reasonably peak physical condition. there is a fairly pricey gift shop and...More

Thank 255068Karen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I think the Gondola is crazy overpriced, especially if you get up to the top of the mountain and the weather is crap with limited visibility. However, even if it's crappy weather, you might just get lucky enough once the skies clear to get a...More

Thank SmashKetchum
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great ride to the top of Surfur Mtn in Banff. The views are spectacular. It is worth the time and money.

Thank PaulWilliams3rd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked this trip via Brewster. Amazing 360 degree view of Banff valley at the top. It's a superb 8 min ride from the base station to mountain top. There is a nice Banff information center on top, Starbucks. There is also a good 1 km...More

Thank Ajay S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have a gondola in our home town so this was nothing new, but the must see location, great staff and great venue made this a fantastic trip to see world class views.

Thank puzzlechic
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gondola is a great way to spend a few hours . The view is spectacular . It was pricey but worth going up if you have never done so.

Thank ms_long_legs
Reviewed 3 days ago

After an exciting but safe ride on the Gondola, just when you think it cannot get any better, you have the world at your feet. The views afforded by this fabulous amenity are spectacular. A super facility with shops & restaurants and a 360 degree...More

1  Thank denstrudwick
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you've got good weather this is a must-do event. The ride in enclosed gondolas is smooth and comfortable. The operation is well managed and the views at the top are spectacular. There's also an elevated boardwalk to an adjacent peak that makes for a...More

Thank Fontek
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What is best time of day to go on the gondola during the last week of December? Both in terms of the views/light and the lines?
28 May 2017|
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Response from ER2013family | Reviewed this property |
I think 9am-1pm would be best in terms of daylight. In December, it starts getting dark after 4pm. The weather is always very changeable but this would be your best bet. Also, there are enough displays in the visitor centre... More
What is the best time of day to visit during the last week of December? Both in terms of the best views/light and the lines?
28 May 2017|
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Are strollers allowed on the gondola?
21 May 2017|
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Response from GezginLD | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I haven't seen one myself, cable cars are small, seats only 4 people. Pls check Banff Gondola web site for Frequently Asked Questions. It says: "Due to the limited space in the gondola and in the mountaintop... More