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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