banff sunshine village sightseeing gondola experience

your ticket to an unforgettable summer

 
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Banff Sunshine Summer Gondola opens june 29, 2018

JUNE 29 – SEPTEMBER 3, 2018:
RUNNING FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, & MONDAYs

STANDISH CHAIRLIFT OPERATES 7 DAYS A WEEK.

Ride Banff’s biggest gondola (8-passenger cabin capacity) with the whole family. Start at the base at an elevation of 1,660 m and ride the gondola to the top Village terminal at 2,164 m. Take in all the views of the valley and wildlife.

From the Village, ride the Standish Chairlift to over 2,400 m and experience the 360 degree breathtaking views.


 

TIMES: 
GONDOLA: 8:00 TO 18:00
STANDISH CHAIRLIFT: 8:15 TO 17:00

LENGTH: THIS GONDOLA RIDE IS AN INCREDIBLE 4.5 KM (2.8 MILES) UP.

ELEVATION: START AT A BASE ELEVATION OF 1,600 M (5,440 FEET) AND RIDE THE GONDOLA TO THE TOP VILLAGE TERMINAL AT 2,164 M (7,100 FEET).

TOTAL VERTICAL GAIN: 508 M (1,640 FEET)

PRICES:
ADULT (16+): $42
CHILD (6-15): $21
TODDLERS (0-5): FREE

 
 

RIDE THE SCENIC ALPINE SHUTTLE

A JOURNEY TO AN UNFORGETABLE DESTINATION

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Scenic Alpine Shuttle Bus from the Gondola Base area to the Village & Standish Chairlift

JULY 3 TO AUGUST 30, 2018 RUNNING TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS

SEPTEMBER 4 TO 23, 2018 RUNNING 7 DAYS A WEEK

STANDISH CHAIRLIFT OPERATES 7 DAYS A WEEK

Ride the Alpine Shuttle Bus from the base to the Village. Take the winding road journey for an up-close experience through the valley and up the mountain. From the Village, ride the Standish Chairlift to over 2,400 m and experience 360 degrees of breathtaking views.

DON'T FORGET: YOU CAN ADD ON A hosted trail TOUR

 

TIMES: 
alpine shuttle: 
8:00 TO 18:00
standish chairlift: 8:15 to 17:00

LENGTH: THIS BUS RIDE IS AN INCREDIBLE 4.5 KM (2.8 MILES) UP.

ELEVATION: START AT A BASE ELEVATION OF 1,600 M (5,440 FEET) AND RIDE THE BUS TO THE TOP VILLAGE TERMINAL AT 2,164 M (7,100 FEET).

TOTAL VERTICAL GAIN: 508 M (1,640 FEET)

PRICES:
ADULT (16+): $35
CHILD (6-15): $19
TODDLERS (0-5): FREE

 
 
 

 

GO UP ON THE STANDISH CHAIRLIFT

let the beauty of sunshine meadows wow you

 
 
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EXPLORE LIFE AT 7,000 feet

Ride the Standish Chairlift to over 2,400 m (7,875 feet) — the highest lift-accessed sightseeing elevation in the Banff and Lake Louise area!

JUne 29 TO september 23, 2018
7 days a week - 8:15 to 17:00

It’s also the only gondola with sightseeing access to 4 pristine alpine lakes.

Surrounded by the iconic peaks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, experience stunning 360 degree views. From there, catch even more breathtaking scenery from the Standish Viewing Deck and take in the vistas of three high-alpine lakes; Laryx, Grizzly, and Rock Isle.

TIMES: 8:15 TO 17:00

LENGTH: 8 MINUTES RIDE

ELEVATION GAIN:  START AT THE VILLAGE AND RIDE THE CHAIRLIFT TO THE TOP OF MT. STANDISH AT OVER 2400 M (7875 FEET)

TOTAL VERTICAL GAIN: 236 M (775 FEET)

PRICES:  INCLUDED WITH PURCHASE OF GONDOLA OR ALPINE SHUTTLE TICKET

 

beome a meadow aficionado:

2-HR or 1-HR Hosted Walks Add-On

 
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2-HR OR 1-HR HOSTED WALKS ADD-ON

Get the full experience of the Canadian Rockies!

DAILY - JUNE 29 TO SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

Choose between our 2-hour or 1-hour hosted walks and enjoy learning with our Trail Hosts about the surrounding mountains, wildlife and history of this World UNESCO Heritage Site.

 Our 2-hour hosted walk will bring you to the Standish Viewing Deck and back to the Village along Rock Isle Lake, giving you the opportunity to stop by the Rock Isle Lake Viewpoint.  Our 1-hour hosted walk will bring you to the Standish Viewing Deck and back to the Village via the Standish Chairlift. Hosted walks leave daily from the Interpretive Centre.

Maximum groups of 12 guests per host. Reservation highly recommended.  The 2-hour hosted walk is restricted to ages 6 and up.

 

 

TIMES:
2-HR HOSTED WALK – 9:30 or 14:00
1-HR HOSTED WALK – 12:30

LENGTH: 2 HOURS OR 1 HOUR.

PRICES:
2-HR HOSTED WALK
ADULTS (16+): $25
CHILD (6-15):   $20
TODDLER (0-5):  NA


1-HR HOSTED WALK
ADULTS (16+): $12
CHILD (6-15):   $10
TODDLERS (0-5):  FREE

 

LONELY PLANET RATED:

CANADA'S #1 DAY HIKE 

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