Banff Gondola Hours & Rates

2014 Retail Rates
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Adult (16+): $35.95
Child (6-15): $17.95
Infant (0-5): FREE
  • Rates are subject to GST and are quoted in Canadian funds.
  • Alberta Residents click here.
  • One Way Down Pass*: $17.95/adult and $8.95/child; available for purchase at the upper terminal only.  
    • *Hikers must purchase a one-way ticket down to the base between May 17 - September 30. 
  • Summer savings special: from April 18th to September 15th, 2014, guests arriving at the Gondola between 6pm and close will only pay $30.95!  

Also, select from Banff sightseeing tours which include a ride on the Banff Gondola.

2014 Operating Hours

Jan.1 to Jan. 5 Daily 10:00am to 6:00pm*
Jan. 6 to Jan. 17 Closed Annual Maintenance
Jan.18 to Apr. 17 Daily 10:00am to 6:00pm*
Apr.18 to Aug. 31 Daily 8:00am to 9:00pm
Sept. 1 to Oct. 19 Daily 8:00am to 7:00pm*
Oct. 20 to Dec. 31 Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • The Banff Gondola is open year-round and on Christmas Day from 10am to 5pm.
  • Rates & Hours of operation subject to change without notice.
  • Suggested visit time: 1.5 - 2 hours. Things to do in Banff National Park
  • *Open Saturdays till 9 pm for Banff Alpine Lights  

Group Tours

When planning your next itinerary to the Canadian Rockies, be sure to include the Banff Gondola, Banff Lake Cruise, and the Glacier Adventure.  Whether you're looking for breathtaking panoramic mountain views or a truly unique Canadian icon, these three attractions provide a memorable experience to the visitor.

  • To inquire about group pricing or dining requests, please contact us
  • Group minimum 15 passengers, one person must purchase all tickets in a block
  • Group dining is available for receptions, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Please see our 2014 banquet menus.
  • Ample coach and vehicle parking is available.
  • Wheelchair accessible.


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Banff Sightseeing Gondola video
It is incredible that we can see wildlife very close