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Gatlinburg SkyLift

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Gatlinburg Skylift

There are 2 types of lift, one is open and the other is enclosed. If you have fear of heights, this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cruiser827792
Great view of Downtown Gatlinburg, avoid if you have a fear of heights

We encountered the Gatlinburg Skylift while walking through downtown and decided to ride it for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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We all ride this together every year. Every year we love it! The lights are great and the view from up there is impressive. The fire really took a toll on this entire area and this year it seems to be building back stronger than...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to review Gatlinburg SkyLift. It is so cool that you all decide to ride every year and love it! We are very happy to hear that you all enjoy the view while on SkyLift as well. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time visiting Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. The Tram was a nice bit short ride to the top of the Moutains where you can snow board, ski, or go tubing. We thought that price was fair and would definitely recommend it as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are 2 types of lift, one is open and the other is enclosed. If you have fear of heights, this lift is not for you. However, this is faster to reach the top than the enclosed lift. There are only 4-5 total enclosed lifts...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We encountered the Gatlinburg Skylift while walking through downtown and decided to ride it for a nice nighttime view of the city. All the lifts are lit up and you truly get a nice view of downtown if the sky is clear. We rode on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such an informative and thorough review! We are extremely happy that you chose to ride SkyLift and that you had a great time. The roundtrip ride is approximately 18 minutes long in duration, and on a clear day, you can actually see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view to the top is just as beautiful as the view to the bottom. The do offer a souvenir picture at the end of the ride. Total ride is about 20 minutes and worth every penny!

Date of experience: October 2018
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MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We are super glad that you enjoyed the many different viewpoints while on SkyLift. We hope you will come ride with us again soon. Have a great day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I rode the sky lift the day before Thanksgiving, in the afternoon. It was a beautiful, sunny, yet chilly, day. It’s a very quick trip up and down the mountain. The ride is peaceful and scenic. The price is reasonable and we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to ride SkyLift. We appreciate you taking the time to review our attraction. We re very excited to hear of your peaceful and scenic experience at SkyLift. Come see us again soon. Have a great day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going on the SkyLift. However, it has lost something by not being able to get off at the top. It is understandable, because the observation deck was lost in the fire. However, not being able to stop and get off makes it nothing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your thorough review of SkyLift. We are very happy to hear that you love riding on SkyLift. It is always a pleasure hearing the feedback from customers who have been here before, and we thank you for that! Regarding the top of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was very friendly, and the views were spectacular. Looking forward to the new construction on top to be finished soon.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We will make sure to inform our staff of the kind words you had for them! We are planning on allowing customers to unload at the top of the mountain in the Winter time. Please stay connected on our Facebook...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view but should be discounted for being under construction at the top couldn’t stop at lookout....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed the view while on SkyLift. Our ticket prices have been discounted .50 to 2.00 depending on which ticket option you purchase. We have been running on this discounted price since we reopened in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids wanted to ride the ski lift and we needed a break from walking. You can only ride it up and down. You can’t get off. You do get to see some of the fire damage from the 2016 fire. They are in the process...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelle F
Marcus W, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad that you and your family were able to get a break from the hustle and bustle of the town to enjoy a break on SkyLift! We are very glad you enjoyed the views too! We are planning on allowing customers to unload...More

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morgannwise
8 September 2018|
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Response from MarcusWatson | Property representative |
Yes, you can purchase your photo at the bottom of the mountain where you will unload.
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Donna B
6 August 2018|
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It will be this Fall! More information regarding specific dates will be coming out soon, so please stay connected on our Facebook and Instagram!
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Jill S
7 May 2018|
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Response from MarcusWatson | Property representative |
Great question! We offer a round trip ride. The duration is approximately 18 minutes.
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