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Banff: Banff Gondola Admission Ticket

Activity provider: Pursuit Collection

Banff: Banff Gondola Admission Ticket

Activity provider: Pursuit Collection

From US$ 58.79 per person

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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Important information

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 527 reviews

Review summary

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Stunning views on the way up and at the top. Loved the boardwalk climb up Sanson Peak. The entire staff at the gondola and the cafe were incredibly friendly. After you get your voucher, you still have to wait in line for a paper ticket, which is silly. A little pricey for such a short ride, but it was an amazing experience.

September 19, 2022

Get there early to avoid lines! We booked in advance which saved a lot of time and lines, we booked for 9:10 and were able to go around 9:30. It's a cool experience! The boardwalk out to the top of the mountain is a LONG walk but so cool! It's a very easy walk, the boardwalk is really nice.

August 29, 2022

Was showing friends from out of country the amazing views of Banff's mountains and of course, nothing compares to the views available by taking the Banff Gondola. Used Get Your Guide, which is an excellent source of things to do in Banff and provide you with what was believed to be a ticket, but it is actually just a paid voucher and thus you still have to go through the line up to pick up your ticket, and then go to the line up to board the gondola. Don't see the need for that process other than it allows GYG to take the money for ticket sales, and then pass it on to the gondola company, and I'm sure they receive a discount on their pricing of the ticket repayment,,? Overall, would use them again for activity information only...

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August 24, 2022

Product ID: 256607