banff sunshine village sightseeing gondola experience

your ticket to an unforgettable summer

 
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Banff Sunshine Summer Gondola opens june 29, 2018

FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS & MONDAYS
JUNE 29 – SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

STANDISH CHAIRLIFT OPERATES 7 DAYS A WEEK.
JUNE 29 – SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

Ride Banff’s biggest gondola (8-passenger cabin capacity) with the whole family. Start at the base at an elevation of 1,659 m and ride the gondola to the top Village terminal at 2,159 m. Take in all the views of the valley and wildlife.

From the Village, ride the Standish Chairlift to 2,385 m (7,825 ft) and experience the 360 degree breathtaking views.


 

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

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

ELEVATION: START AT A BASE ELEVATION OF 1,659 m (5,443 ft) AND RIDE THE GONDOLA TO THE TOP VILLAGE TERMINAL AT 2,159 m (7,082 ft).

TOTAL VERTICAL GAIN: 500 M (1,639 FEET)

PRICES:

ADULT (16+): $42

Senior (65+) : $39

Youth/CHILD (6-15): $21

Family: $89*

TODDLERS (0-5): FREE

*Family ticket is for 2 Adults & 2 Youth/Child

 
 

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

TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS
JULY 3 – AUGUST 31, 2018

DAILY - SEPTEMBER 4 – SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

STANDISH CHAIRLIFT OPERATES 7 DAYS A WEEK
JUNE 29 – SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

Ride the Alpine Shuttle Bus from the base to the Village. Take the winding road along the Sunshine Creek and through the alpine forest up the mountain. Look for hoary marmots and mountain goats on the way up. From the Village, ride the Standish Chairlift to 2,385 m (7,825 ft) and experience 360 degrees of breathtaking views.

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

 

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

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

ELEVATION: START AT A BASE ELEVATION OF 1,659 M (5,443 FT) AND RIDE THE BUS TO THE TOP VILLAGE TERMINAL AT 2,159 M (7,082 FT).

TOTAL VERTICAL GAIN: 500 M (1,639 FEET)

PRICES:

ADULT (16+): $35

Senior (65+): $32

Youth/CHILD (6-15): $19

Family: $72*

TODDLERS (0-5): FREE

*Family ticket is for 2 Adults & 2 Youth/Child

 
 
 

 

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!

DAILY - JUNE 29 – SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

It’s also the only gondola with sightseeing access to 3 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: 8:00 TO 17:00

LENGTH: 8 MINUTES RIDE

ELEVATION GAIN:  START AT THE VILLAGE AND RIDE THE CHAIRLIFT TO THE TOP OF MT. STANDISH AT 2,385 m (7,825 ft)

TOTAL VERTICAL GAIN: 226m (743 ft) 

PRICES:  INCLUDED WITH PURCHASE OF GONDOLA OR ALPINE SHUTTLE TICKET

 

beome a meadow aficionado:

Hosted trail Walks Add-On

 
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2-HR OR 1-HR HOSTED trail 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 UNESCO World 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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