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Summer Sightseeing Gondola

Visit us this summer today for the best grizzly bear viewing and scenery in the Canadian Rockies!
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Located in Banff National Park, the Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola & Wildlife Interpretive Centre offers a unique opportunity to ascend to one of the Canadian Rockies most incredible viewpoints. Dine on delicious mountain inspired dishes while your here and learn why we are the home of the grizzly bear. Lake Louise will quickly capture your heart so be sure to bring your camera to save your own special memories of soaring peaks, stunning glaciers, lush carpets of alpine wildflowers fed by clear bubbling springs, and-often-delightful glimpses of wildlife surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of summer.

From 2101m (6893ft), the spectacular scenery is yours to explore at will. There are ambitious hikes for the hardy, or equally lovely short leisurely strolls for those with more modest exercise goals.


Dates & Hours of Operation

Closed for summer 2019. Open for winter sightseeing, dining, skiing and more starting Friday, November 1st, 2019. Click the button below for full hours of operation.
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Grizzly Bear & Wildlife Viewing

The Lake Louise Gondola is one of the best places to spot wild grizzly bears and other iconic species of wildlife found in the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park. Many of our quests are treated to breathtaking animal encounters since local wildlife can often be seen roaming below the safety of the sightseeing lift.
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Wildlife Interpretive Centre

The end of the lift and gondola ride is only the start of the adventure. Our Wildlife Interpretation Centre located at the top of the Summer Gondola is the perfect place to discover what makes life in Banff National Park uniquely spectacular. We offer interactive presentations for all ages, short themed Guided Hikes and interactive displays to learn about our native wildlife and endangered species native wildlife.
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Dining Options

Your great day on the mountain includes hearty and healthy meals right here at the resort. Choose from full-service dining to sun-drenched decks, breakfast and lunch menus, and grab-and-go items amongst unparalleled views of the Canadian Rockies. If you’re looking for a heightened dining experience, then join us at the Whitehorn Lodge. Located at 6700'’ (2042m) we’re proudly offering an alpine themed menu with options for children as well.
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Plenty of Free Parking

Pass the line ups and get guaranteed free parking for your car or RV! There's always plenty of parking available here at the Lake Louise Gondola! Drive in and park your car or RV instantly in any of our huge parking lots conveniently located just outside of the main day lodge.
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Free Shuttle Service

Take advantage of our free daily shuttle service that's available between the Lake Louise Gondola, Chateau Lake Louise and the Samson Mall during the summer months.
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Hiking Trails & Guided Hikes

Wander around the mountain on your own or with one of our knowledgeable guides and discover firsthand the natural splendor of Lake Louise. Learn how to stay safe in bear country, how to help with conservation efforts plus keep the local wildlife safe.
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Gift & Souvenir Shop

Lake Louise Gondola souvenir merchandise is available in our gift shop.

Childcare

The Lake Louise Ski Resort Daycare is a licensed daycare, and our staff members are caring, alert, and love working with children.
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Summer Deals & Packages

We offer a variety of deals & packages to suit your needs like Riide & Dine Packages, ski pass holder specials and more.
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Summer Gondola Ticket Rates - 2019

Closed for summer 2019. 2020 summer rates will be posted this spring. Please check back for updates.


Ride & Dine Packages - 2019

Closed for summer 2019. 2020 summer packages will be posted this spring. Please check back for updates.


Guided Hikes - Banff & Yoho National Park

Explore the stunning Rocky Mountain environments of Banff and Yoho National Parks with one of our professional interpretive guides and learn about our unique wildlife, beautiful flora and rich history along the way!

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Note: Rates shown above do not include tax (5%GST). Pricing subject to change without notice. Dates/times are subject to change as the conditions of hiking trails are weather dependant. For the Trail of the Great Bear, there are no minimums. For all other guided walks a minimum of 2 people are required per walk, up to a maximum of 12. Due to the natural grade of the mountain trails, all participants of guided walks should be of moderate fitness ability. Please wear proper footwear and dress for all weather conditions. We recommend bringing sunglasses, water, snacks, jacket and a camera.

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