Get ready for Banff’s must-see spot for any new visitor or visiting guest to Banff! Head to the top of Sulphur Mountain with the Banff Gondola for the jaw-dropping panoramic views of five mountain ranges and views of Banff Town below. In addition, there lots to do when you reach the top.
YES! The Banff Gondola is open in winter!
We’ll pick you up at your hotel in the morning and visit the top Banff bucket list destinations in town. The Banff Gondola has a winter hours schedule, but when you tour with us, you’ll have a reserved time, so you don’t have to wait in line.
Ride on the 4-seater, glass-enclosed cable car to the summit, soaring 2,282 feet (698m) up to a total elevation of 7486 feet or 2,281 metres above sea level. Switch sides with your group to get the full view perspective!
Things to do at the Banff Sulphur Mountain Summit
Even though the ride takes 8 minutes each way, you’ll have 1 hour 40min to enjoy your time at the summit including:
The Sulphur Mountain Observation Deck
Soak in the 360° views all around and unobstructed views of the Banff Townsite. Take a casual 2km stroll along the boardwalk and the many hiking trails, and continue on the paths to Sanson’s Peak and the historic Cosmic Ray Station for more views and great mountain perspectives.
Visit the Above Banff Interpretive Center
Explore the hands-on exhibits indoors, and learn about the history and culture of the town and Bow Valley Region with the whole family.
Check Out the Above Banff Theatre
Check out the theatre for spectacular videos of wildlife and nature in the park.
Restaurants and Coffee Shop
Satisfy your appetite at one of two restaurants or coffee shops for a beverage to warm up and relax while you take in the views. Reservations are recommended for peak times.
See More of Banff’s Top Attractions Too
Before you head on the Banff Gondola, you’ll also join the popular Discover Banff Tour with a guide. See the scenic and historically significant highlights, including the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner Lookout, and Banff’s Lake Minnewanka. Enjoy a hot chocolate and our famous maple cookies at one of the scenic stops.
Clothing tip: Dress in layers! Wear a warm jacket, boots, hat, scarf and gloves, It can get cold and windy up on the summit!
Click the tour card below to get all the details and booking information.
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❄️ Winter’s early surprise in Banff! Spectacular views adorned with the season’s first fresh snow. The chilly wind might nip at your nose, but the magic in the air will warm your soul. Stay tuned for our upcoming winter tour adventures. Book your spot on our website and be part of this snow kissed wonderland! 🌨️✨
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Get ready for a jaw-dropping journey through Johnston Canyon this autumn! From October 23rd until the grand return of our beloved Johnston Canyon Icewalk on November 11th, it's time to swap out those cleats for hiking boots.
Our daily Johnston Canyon Fall Hike experiences start at 8:30 am and 1:30 pm. Explore the rugged elegance of the canyon as it dons its vibrant fall colors.
Our guided tours come with the convenience of hotel pick-up and drop-off, ensuring your adventure is hassle-free and filled with captivating commentary.
🌟 Please keep in mind that spots for this one-of-a-kind hike are limited, so don't wait! Secure your guests' spots today for an unforgettable adventure.
📅 Note: This incredible tour isn't available on October 24th or 25th.
Don't miss out on this enchanting autumn experience. Book now and make memories that last a lifetime. 🍂🌨️ #discoverbanff
Winter is coming, and Banff is about to unwrap its most magnificent gift - a snow covered wonderland! ❄️ It’s time to check off those bucket list here in Banff. Whether it’s skiing down slopes, costing up by the fire, or exploring our pristine wilderness, we’ve got it all. ⛷️🔥🌲
Ready to make your winter dreams come true without breaking the bank? Visit the #DiscoverBanff website (link in bio) today for amazing budget-friendly deals that’ll make your #banffadventures even more unforgettable. Don’t miss out on the winter magic! 🌟🇨🇦
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Back by popular demand!
we're excited to announce the exclusive reopening of limited slots for our Evening Wildlife Tours.
📅 Dates: October 19th - 23rd
🕟 Time: 4:30 PM
This is your golden chance to immerse yourself in the beauty of Banff's late season, witness stunning wildlife in their natural habitat, and capture breathtaking moments. Our expert guides are ready to make your journey unforgettable.
Seats are extremely limited, so secure your spot promptly to ensure you're part of this extraordinary adventure. Don't let this opportunity slip through your fingers. Book now and get ready for an unforgettable wildlife experience in Banff!
Unleash the Beauty: Extra Lake Louise Fall Tour Slots Now Available Until Oct 14, 2023! 🍁🌲
By Popular Demand, We've Just Extended Your Chance! 🙌 We're thrilled to announce that we've opened up a handful of additional slots for our acclaimed Lake Louise Fall Tour. But here's the scoop - the window for booking these unforgettable tours will shut on October 14, 2023.⏳
Don't let this golden opportunity slip through your fingers! 🍂🌞 Head over to our website (link in bio) right this moment and secure your spot. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of Lake Louise's Spring & Fall Tour before the winter chill takes over. 🏞️❤️
Book Now and Savor Every Last Moment of Lake Louise's Natural Nirvana! 🍁 #WinterIsComing