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Discover the Height of Winter Fun

From morning exploration to evening stargazing, there’s no shortage of all-day fun at the Banff Gondola. Each of our signature activities has been designed to heighten every sense, by delivering memorable moments that celebrate the wonder of winter in the mountains.

Whether it’s cozying up around our outdoor rooftop fire pits, sampling fresh made toffee in the sugar shack, taking in animated stories, capturing the perfect family photo or counting stars with an astronomer – we’ve got it all at the Banff Gondola this winter.

All activities are complimentary with admission.
Kids go free before noon every day!


Wonder of Winter Event Line-up

February 10 - March 25

Winter Wildlife Scavenger Hunt

Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Have you ever wondered what animals do in Banff National Park during the winter? Participate in a fun-filled scavenger hunt to find out. After successfully completing the hunt, kids get to dress up as an early explorer and have their photo taken for a take-home keepsake. 

Sugar Shack Maple Toffee

Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rooftop Observation Deck, 4th floor
Savour an iconic Canadian culinary experience! We’ve brought in local maple toffee confectioners to create delicious toffee treats by pouring maple syrup over snow. One sample included per guest.


Saturdays & Sundays, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Canadian Citizenship Pavilion, 4th floor
Join our friends from Entangled Puppetry for entertaining stories about Sulphur Mountain and Banff.

Winter Wonderland

Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rooftop Observation Deck, 4th floor
We’ve transformed our outdoor observation deck into an outdoor winter wonderland, complete with fire pits, complimentary blanket usage, and a massive glass bear. 


Fridays & Saturdays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Explore an endless galaxy of stars from 7400 feet mountaintop with our award-wining stargazing program.

Mountaintop Yoga with Lululemon

February 25 & March 25, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
One-hour yoga session hosted by lululemon. Includes yoga mat. Advanced registration recommended.
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Guided Walks

Saturdays & Sundays, 10:30 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm and 3 pm
Above Banff Interpretive Centre Entry, 2nd floor
Experience the magic of winter – learn about the history and nature of Banff National Park on a 1-hour guided walk at 7486 ft along the sky-high Sulphur Mountain Boardwalk. Sturdy footwear or boots strongly recommended.

Special Banff Gondola Deals

Kids go Free before 12 noon
Sky Experience Dinner package from $85/adult
Northern Lights Lunch package from $69/adult
Alberta residents save 25% until February 28

Stargazing at Banff Gondola

Stargazing at Banff Gondola

Explore our endless galaxy of stars from 7400 feet, atop Sulphur Mountain, with our award-winning stargazing program. Take a peek inside ultra-modern telescopes to see the seemingly infinite night skies for constellations, planets and distant galaxies. Learn more through our engaging and interactive exhibits showcasing the life cycle of stars, gravitational force of black holes and the phenomena of nebulas. Capture that perfect evening shot with tips from our professional photographer, and warm up with tea and hot apple cider.

Available to all guests, young and young-at-heart, Stargazing is included with Banff Gondola admission. Remember to dress warm.

Fridays & Saturdays from Jan 26 to Mar 9, 2018

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Carved Banff Gondola ice throne with blanket

Inspire Instagram envy

Experience the wonder of winter at our beautifully-sculpted ice throne located 7,486 ft. above Banff.

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Mountaintop Dining

Mountaintop Dining

Breathtaking views wrap both mountaintop restaurants from 7400 ft. With delicious menus to match the setting, there’s no better place to dine than at the summit of the Banff Gondola. Each of our dining packages includes admission ($62 value) and access to all events and activities at the Banff Gondola.

Northern Lights Lunch
from $69
Sky Experience Dinner
from $85
Choice of entre, two side dishes and drink at Northern Lights. Daily 11:30pm-3:30pm. Choice of two-courses from the dinner menu at Sky Bistro. Wednesday to Sunday from 4:30pm.
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