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The Banff Gondola and chairlifts are iconic attractions that offer visitors a unique and thrilling way to experience the stunning landscapes of the Canadian Rockies.

Banff National Park's Gondola

The Banff Gondola is a modern and comfortable enclosed cabin system that transports passengers from the base of Sulphur Mountain to the summit.

The gondola cabins are typically spacious, providing ample room for passengers to stand and move around, as well as offering seating for those who prefer to sit during the ascent. The ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain takes approximately 8 minutes, during which passengers are treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain peaks, forests, and valleys.

At the summit, visitors can disembark and explore the interpretive center, boardwalks, observation decks, and dining facilities. The interpretive center provides information about the local wildlife, geology, and history of the area, enriching visitors' understanding of Banff National Park.

The observation decks offer panoramic vistas of Banff townsite, Bow Valley, and the surrounding peaks, providing excellent photo opportunities and a chance to immerse oneself in the natural beauty of the region.

Banff National Park's Chairlifts

Chairlifts are typically found at local ski resorts such as Sunshine Village and Lake Louise Ski Resort.

These chairlifts are open-air ski lifts that transport passengers up the mountainside, offering unobstructed views of the surrounding terrain.

While primarily used for skiing and snowboarding in the winter months, chairlifts at some resorts also operate during the summer season, providing visitors with access to hiking trails, mountain biking routes, and scenic viewpoints.

The chairlift experience is characterized by the gentle swaying of the chairs as they ascend the mountain, allowing passengers to feel the crisp mountain air and take in the sights and sounds of the alpine environment.

Both the Banff Gondola and chairlifts offer visitors an unforgettable way to appreciate the natural beauty of Banff National Park, providing stunning views and memorable experiences for all who embark on these scenic rides.

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Columbia Icefields

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Jasper and Banff National Park's Columbia Icefields. Explore Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields.

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Rocky Mountain Train Tickets

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6-Day Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff, Icefield, Jasper, Lake Louise. OR 6 Day VIA Rail Banff - Jasper Rocky Mountain Train Tour from Calgary to Vancouver.

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Tour Moraine Lake

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Moraine Lake is a stunning glacially-fed lake located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Famous and iconic, Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies and is renowned for its breathtaking turquoise-blue waters and stunning surrounding mountain peaks.

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Book Banff Gondola and Chairlift Sightseeing

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Book Banff National Park Gondola and Chairlifts to Soar to the top of Stunning Panoramas in the Beautiful the Canadian Rockies.

Banff Gondola Ride Admission

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Enjoy stunning panoramas of six different mountain ranges on the state-of-the-art Banff Gondola. Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird's-eye view of town and vistas of Canada's first national park.

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See Banff like you’ve never seen it before during this flexible length sightseeing ride aboard a sky-high chairlift at Mount Norquay. Gaze out at incredible alpine views of the town of Banff, the Bow Valley and Mount Rundle on your way to the 2000-meter sightseeing platform, where you can enjoy more spectacular vistas and stop by the Cliffhouse Bistro.

Banff Sunshine Village Gondola and Sightseeing

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Enjoy 360 degree views of the Canadian Rocky Mountain as you ride an 8-passenger gondola and take in the breathtaking views of Banff National Park. Continue on up the mountain and ride the Mount Standish Chairlift that will take you to the Standish Viewpoint Platform. Experience your surroundings from the highest sightseeing elevation in the Banff and Lake Louise area at 7,875ft (2,400m).

Banff Sunshine Village Winter Sightseeing

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Enjoy 360 degree winter views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains as you ride an 8-passenger gondola and take in the breathtaking views of Banff National Park. The Banff Sunshine Gondola will carry you 4.6 km from our base area to our village area.

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Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, offers stunning natural landscapes and a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Banff National Park

Explore the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park, Canada's first national park. Take scenic drives along the Icefields Parkway and Bow Valley Parkway for breathtaking views.

Lake Louise

Visit the iconic Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters and stunning mountain backdrop. Enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, or simply taking in the scenery.

Moraine Lake

Marvel at the striking beauty of Moraine Lake, surrounded by ten towering mountain peaks. Take a hike around the lake or rent a canoe to experience its splendor up close.

Banff Gondola

Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the Bow Valley. Explore the boardwalk and visit the interpretive center.

Hiking Banff

Banff offers a plethora of hiking trails for all skill levels. Some popular trails include Johnston Canyon, Plain of Six Glaciers, and Sentinel Pass.

Banff Wildlife Viewing

Keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, deer, bears, and bighorn sheep. Wildlife spotting tours are also available.

Banff Hot Springs

Relax in the Banff Upper Hot Springs while enjoying mountain views.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Paddle along the Bow River, Lake Louise or Bow Lake for a peaceful and scenic experience. Banff has some spectacular places for Canoeing and Kayaking.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Banff

In winter, Banff transforms into a winter wonderland with opportunities for skiing and snowboarding at resorts like Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mount Norquay.

Banff Dog Sledding and Ice Walks

Experience the thrill of dog sledding or join an ice walk to explore frozen canyons and waterfalls during the winter months.

Town of Banff

Stroll through the charming town of Banff with its shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Banff Park Museum and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies for cultural insights.

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield covers an area of approximately 325 square kilometers (125 square miles). It is one of the largest icefields in North America and is the source of several major glaciers.

Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway, also known as Highway 93, is a world-renowned scenic highway that stretches through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, connecting Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is famous for its unique shape that resembles the head of a wolf. It is named after Bill Peyto, an early trail guide and trapper in the Banff area.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

Learn about the history of Banff National Park and the discovery of the hot springs at the Cave and Basin historic site.

Banff National Park by Horseback

Exploring Banff by horseback is a classic and enjoyable way to experience the stunning landscapes and scenic trails of the Canadian Rockies.