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Summer Gondola Opens Friday, May 17

Lake Louise Summer Gondola

The Summer Gondola opens for sightseeing & dining on Friday, May 17, 2013!

Don't miss your chance to see some of the most spectacular mountain scenery and wildlife in the Canadian Rockies! Wild Grizzly bears are clearly visible from the lifts almost daily. While you're here, take advantage of our complimentary interpretive programs, and our delicious buffet breakfast and lunch!


About The Lake Louise Gondola

Cruise for fourteen glorious minutes, in an open chair or a fully enclosed gondola, to one of the Banff National Park's greatest views! From 2088m (6850ft), the spectacular scenery is yours to explore at will. There are ambitious hikes to the summit of Mt. Whitehorn for the hardy, or equally lovely short, leisurely strolls for those with more modest exercise goals.


Wild Grizzly Bears at Lake LouiseGrizzly Bear & Animal Sightings

Frequent animal sightings, including grizzly bears, occur almost daily at the Lake Louise Gondola! Some of the animal you may see during your visit include; Grizzly bears, black & brown bears, cougars, lynx, mountain goats, wolves, elk, mule & whitetail deer, moose, big horn sheep, wolverines, and many others.


Ride’n Dine Packages

For just a few extra dollars you can upgrade your Gondola Ticket to a "Ride'n Dine" package and enjoy an amazing breakfast or lunch buffet! Buffets are served fresh daily in the Lodge of the Ten Peaks which is conveniently located at the base of the lift and gondola.


The Lodge of the Ten PeaksDelicious meals, delightful ambiance & great value!

Stop by and enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast or lunch prepared fresh, and served daily in the Lodge of the Ten Peaks! For those who prefer something straight off the grill, our general cafeteria breakfast and lunch menus are sure to please.


Award Winning Natural Heritage Interpretation Programs

Interpretive Programs are available daily, including indoor presentations and themed guided walks. The Wildlife Interpretation Centre is also available for guests to enjoy at their leisure. Programs are conducted by our Interpretive Guides who will lead you through the landscape, following in the footsteps of wildlife and early explorers. Discover the historical significance of this area and explore the natural wonders that have made this area so special in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, a United Nations World Heritage Site. Programs highlight environmental initiatives within Banff National Park and the adaptations both plants and animals have made to survive in this remarkable landscape.


Group Bookings

When it comes to booking a group or corporate function in Banff National Park why not choose the Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola?  Whether it's school field trips, weddings, corporate event or any other group event, we will make sure it's a memorable experience.  With our extensive catering menu, private rooms, specialized school programs, and our world renowned views, it will be an unforgettable experience!


Complimentary Hotel Transportation

A free hotel shuttle service is available between the Village of Lake Louise and the Lake Louise Gondola during the spring, summer, and winter!

Published - May 14, 2013.

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