Discover all-new experiences at Canada’s iconic mountaintop attraction

Journey to the top of the Banff Gondola to see a whole new side of Sulphur Mountain and the Canadian Rockies. We’ve completely rebuilt, redesigned and reimagined our mountaintop experience, creating a world-class indoor experience that equals the awe-inspiring ridgetop boardwalk 2900 ft. above Banff. From new restaurants and interactive exhibits to a multisensory theatre and a breathtaking 360-degree rooftop observation deck, the all-new Banff Gondola experience heightens every sense. 

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   $28 AGES 6-15


Experience mountaintop dining 2,900 ft above Banff. With six Rocky Mountain ranges as a backdrop through glass walls, Sky Bistro showcases a panorama of Canadian cuisine.

Executive Chef, Martin Brenner is the mastermind behind Sky Bistro and has sourced ingredients from across the country. Nova Scotia Lobster Roll, Montreal Smoked Meat, Confit Duck Poutine, Alberta Beef Shortrib and Pacific Sockeye Salmon are just a few of the items that will tease your culinary senses.

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360-degree observation deck

Take in six incredible mountain ranges from the 360-degree rooftop observation deck as you surround yourself with the greatest alpine views in the Canadian Rockies. 

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Family fun starts early at the Banff Gondola. 

With smaller crowds, morning is one of the best times to visit. Our Family Experience package includes one free child admission*, a field journal for your family to work through in the Above Banff Interpretive Centre and free cookies! Available daily before 10am. Visit us in person to book.

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Tips & Tricks

Dining Packages
Experience the best of mountaintop dining with one of two dining packages. Northern Lights Experience offers families amazing value with admission and dinner included from just $69 (half price for kids!). For those looking for an elevated culinary adventure, book the Sky Experience package and receive a two-course dinner in the award-winning Sky Bistro.   
Free Shuttle
Skip the parking lot and arrive right at the front doors of the Banff Gondola. Our free shuttle runs daily from Banff Avenue with an extra pick up location from the Fairmont Banff Springs on weekends. Learn more
Bring Your Walking Shoes
Immerse yourself in the history of early explorers on the 1 km, self-guided interpretive Sulphur Mountain Boardwalk, where you’ll ascend to the high-altitude Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station (a National Historic Site of Canada).
Skip the Trail Mix
With three great restaurants to choose from ranging from a café, to grab and go, to fine dining, you can save your appetite for the good stuff at the top. 
Stay Caffeinated
You don’t have to wait to get down to the base to have a coffee made just the way you like it. Stop by Castle Mountain Coffee Co. and make your coffee break really count.
Be on the lookout for local wildlife, including Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, ravens and jays such as the Clark’s nutcracker and the Canada (gray). Please do not feed or approach the wildlife.
Selfie Success
Experience the Rocky Mountains from every angle on the new expanded rooftop viewing deck. Get unparalleled views of Banff National Park and capture your iconic Canadian Rockies selfie.
Enjoy Our Special Events
The Banff Gondola comes to life during the winter season and on special holidays with live events, interpretive programing and seasonal décor.  Check our events calendar to see the best time to visit.
Get Your Perfect Memento
Bring a little piece of the Rockies home. Pick up clothing, postcards and other souvenirs at our new Above Banff Gift Shop or crystalize your signature Banff memory at our Crystallize It photo booth.
Host Your Next Event
Elevate your next conference or team event with breathtaking mountain views. Book your event now

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