The sense of anticipation inside your gondola cabin changes as quickly as the view when the Banff Gondola swoops you up above the treetops. For eight minutes, you’ll glide steadily upwards over what feels like an impossibly steep mountainside. Then, 700 metres in elevation gain later, find yourself on the summit of Sulphur Mountain high above the town of Banff. From here, the alpine is yours to discover with vantage points of six different mountain ranges stretching into the horizon.
Good To Know
- 1-3 hrs
- Year Round
Parking is limited in the summer. Take the free Banff Gondola Shuttle, Roam Transit or check Banff Now for parking updates.
- Distance from Banff:
- Distance from Lake Louise:
When to go
Looking for the best rate? Book your ticket at least 48 hours in advance.
Free Entry: Kids go free before 12 pm with the Family Experience (1 child free per paying adult).
Looking for a coffee high? The Starbucks located in the Lower Terminal is the highest Starbucks in Canada (1583m/5144ft).
Check the current conditions using the Live Webcam to ensure you dress appropriately for the weather.
Roam Route 1: Daily service operating year round.
Free Banff Gondola shuttle: Daily service operating July - September.
Book your gondola ticket in advance to to secure your preferred ride time.