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Banff Gondola


The Banff Gondola terminal is located at the end of Mountain Avenue, just 5 minutes' drive from downtown Banff. From there you can take an 8-minute ride in a four-person gondola cabin to the top of Sulphur Mountain at an elevation of 2,281 metres (7,486 ft) above sea level.

At the summit is a visitor complex that includes restaurants, a gift shop and outdoor observation decks. There are spectacular views in every direction and a self-guided 1 km interpretive boardwalk leads along Sulphur Mountain's summit ridge to the Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site of Canada, and the historic Sanson's Peak Meteorological Station.

There are also other hiking trails, including the South East Ridge Trail that runs along the ridge of the mountain to the south, leading to Sulphur Mountain's true summit.

The Banff Gondola terminal on Mountain Avenue is easily accessible by car, and the Banff Public Transit bus route runs from various locations in Banff and stops at the entrance. You could also combine a visit to the Banff Upper Hot Springs which is nearby.

Rates:
Adult: $27
Child: $13.50 (6 - 15 years)
Children 5 and under ride for free

Hours:
Jan 1 - Jan 30: 10 am - 4 pm
Jan 31 - Apr 3: 10 am - 5 pm
Apr 4 - May 29: 8:30 am - 6 pm
May 30 - Aug 23: 7:30 am - 9 pm
Aug 24 - Sep 6: 8:30 am - 8 pm
Sep 7 - Oct 12: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Oct 13 - Nov 29: 10 am - 4:30 pm
Nov 30 - Dec 31: 10 am - 4 pm

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Banff Gondola
Mountain Avenue
PO Box 1258
Banff, AB T1L 1B2

Phone: (403) 762-2523
Fax: (403) 762-7493
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