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Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

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“ski lift”(83 reviews)
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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...more
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Hwy. 1 | Lake Louise exit, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-522-3555
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t ski; but the rest of my family and the group do and had said it was worth a trip up and to take a few pics. I appreciate this is peak ski season; I also appreciate that the lift pass includes the cost...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JLwren123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought our tickets on the day, no problem. Ride up was great and the views at yyhe top were fantastic. Well worth doing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert & Debra H
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

While it was a little pricey the views were totally worth every penny! A must see while in Banff. Try and get there on a sunny day and you can see for miles.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FarAwayTravellerSC
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We found the deal for the ride and dinner two weeks before our trip. We figured even if the food was just ok, it was worth the extra money (which really wasn’t a lot for and appetizer and meal). Everyone ordered something different for both...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CajunLady20
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Friendly and helpful staff. Everything ran smoothly. Epic views all around. At the top you can walk around to soak in the views. Nice exhibit on local wildlife. Loved it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DQShaw
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We bought our tickets on-line and waited no more than ten minutes in the queue. Although the gondolas accommodated four people each, there was no attempt to cram us into only one gondola and we comfortably made the ascent and descent in two cars. As...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Shamaal
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Nice ride up on the gondola. Unfortunately we didn’t see any grizzly bears on the slop but enjoyed our visit. There is a restaurant and shop at the entrance. We saw a black bear by the roadside as we left.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UnitedKingdomWendy
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

The pass was 75 CAD to ride to the top for two. It was a long ride! We enjoyed seeing the set up for the World Cup alpine races, the snow machines, and the runs on the ride. The views from the top were beautiful....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kaufmansn
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Saw a mama bear with Cubs going up the gondola! My daughter and I played the set up games at the base of the gondola and we enjoyed a delicious breakfast as well. Loved the open gondola.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Went up the gondola on a sunny October day. They had just closed the uppermost portion because of the weather at the top. We decided to still go. It was still worthwhile but they should offer a discount off the regular price when it's not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank miriamkaye
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6 July 2018|
Response from AnnaL944 | Reviewed this property |
It takes around 20 minutes to get to the gondola. We had a hire car so we didn’t get the shuttle from the hotel.
Lisa Michele K
11 June 2018|
Response from Lake Louise S | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, T here are washrooms located in the bottom level of Whitehorn Lodge which is located just a short walk from the top of the sightseeing gondola.
Lisa Michele K
11 June 2018|
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Response from 1111marcopolo | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are rest room facilities at top