Banff Gondola

1 Mountain Ave.
Banff, AB T1L 1B2- Map It
Phone: (403) 762-2523

AAA Editor Notes

Banff Gondola is at 1 Mountain Ave. An enclosed gondola journeys along the eastern slope of Sulphur Mountain. The lift rises 698 metres (2,290 ft.) from the 1,583-metre (5,194-ft.) level to the 2,281-metre (7,484-ft.) summit ridge in 8 minutes. The Summit Complex includes observation decks offering stunning panoramic views, an interpretive center with natural and cultural history exhibits and a multisensory theater that treats audiences to a thrilling flight over the surrounding mountains by simulating an eagle’s point of view. A boardwalk affords more 360-degree vistas and leads to a historic cosmic ray station and weather observatory. Food is available.
Round-trip fare $62; $31 (ages 6-15).
Hours: Daily 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m., mid-May through Sept. 3; 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Sept.-4 to mid-Oct.; Wed.-Sun. 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Mon.-Tues. 10-4:30, mid-Oct. to mid-Dec.; daily 10 a.m.-8:30, mid-Dec. through Dec. 31. Last ride up 30 minutes prior to closing, and last ride down at closing. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.