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Banff: Banff Gondola Admission Ticket

Activity provider: Pursuit Collection

Banff: Banff Gondola Admission Ticket

Activity provider: Pursuit Collection
Likely to sell out Booked 29 times yesterday

From £54.06 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 29 times yesterday

Admire the views of Banff National Park's turquoise lakes and steep peaks as the Banff Gondola takes you to the top of Sulphur Mountain.

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Wheelchair accessible
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Limited to 4 participants


  • Relax and enjoy a 8-minute Gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain
  • Learn about the local area in the Above Banff Interpretive Center
  • Stroll the Sulphur Mountain Boardwalk to reach Sanson's Peak and the Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station
  • View the town of Banff from 7,486 feet (2281 meters) above
  • Enjoy 360-degree views from the mountain
Full description

Climb aboard this iconic 4-person gondola cabin with large windows and relax. During the 8-minute ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, take in the views of the town of Banff, Bow Valley, and six different mountain ranges. While on the mountain's peak, be amazed by 360-degree views.

Explore the interactive Above Banff Interpretative Center to learn about the early explorers, wildlife, and local area. Hike across the Sulphur Mountain boardwalk to explore the Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station, a National Historic Site. Then stop at the coffee shops, restaurants, and gift shops.

  • Roundtrip on Banff Gondola
  • Knowledgeable and friendly hosts on-site
  • Food and drinks
  • Banff National Park day pass
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The Banff Gondola is located at the base of Sulphur Mountain at the end of Mountain Avenue, 10 minutes drive from Banff. The Banff Gondola is serviced year-round by Bow Valley ROAM Transit Services. Buses run regularly, with stops along Banff Avenue (cost $2/ride per adult)

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  •  The Banff Gondola may not operate during inclement weather
  • The gondola requires a COVID vaccination card or COVID- 19 negative test before customers can gain entry.
  • The day pass to Banff National Park is not included, the pass is available to purchase onsite at Parks Canada's park gates
  • Food and drinks will not be provided
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 449 reviews

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Didn’t realise I had to get my tickets printed off when I got there but once sorted it was worth the view. Go all the way down to the end of the boardwalk - the view is stunning. Don’t bother if bad weather - you won’t see anything if low cloud. We had clear blue skies so it was lovely

9 August 2022

Caught the Loam number one bus, last stop gondola. Park and ride. Starbucks available at base of gondola. Pre book your ticket and have up and down times. Gondola ride experience - ticket staff helpful, ride staff good at the bottom and the top. Groupings of 4 preferred but as I was alone, I had a whole cabin to myself. Upwards was a smooth ride. Top - go to 4th floor and work downwards. Fantastic views. Drinks, available, seating outside but no shade. 2nd floor Interpretation Centre great for kids too. Movie of Rockies every 15 minutes. Plenty of snow capped mountains. Well done. Watched twice. Outside has seating and more views. Souvenirs available. 2 hours went too fast but keep an eye on time for next journey. Down ride was a little scary at the start if you look down. Superimposed photos available at the bottom. Starting at $20+ Loam buses are regular for getting back to Banff. Pathway to top of next mountain should be attempted.

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9 August 2022

Loved this experience in Banff. It's the middle of summer so it's busy even during the week. We opted to take the shuttle before coming into town which was the right call because the parking lot at the gondola was full. Everything moved smoothly though and the staff got us on the gondola very efficiently. The view from the gondola and on the decks at the top is spectacular. Good idea to bring a sweater as the weather at the top felt more like fall. Took the walk to the weather station for even more views. Didn't get a chance to try the restaurants as they were full but I loved everything else.

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9 August 2022

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