Evening Admission only $49 at Banff Gondola

Soar to the summit of Sulphur Mountain after 5 PM for a special rate of $49 (save $15) at the Banff Gondola. Whether you’re here for the spectacular Canadian Rockies sunset or enjoying a delicious dinner at Sky Bistro, stay longer and watch the stars rise over Banff during our Stargazing event.

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Special rate ($49/adult; $25/child) may be booked online, in advance at an Explore Rockies location or by calling our guest service team at 1.866.756.1904. Not combinable with any other offers.

Stargazing at Banff Gondola

Stargazing at Banff Gondola

Join us in Banff for an evening exploration of the galaxies, from 7,500 feet atop a mountain. We’ve brought in ultra-modern telescopes and there’ll be guidance from our interpreters. Learn, discover and be amazed by the night sky.

Want to capture that perfect evening shot? Our professional photographer will be on hand to help you navigate your camera settings so you can capture the stars. Need to warm up? We’re brewing complimentary tea and hot apple cider all evening.

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

Fridays and Saturdays, 6-8 PM, from Nov 9 to Mar 9, 2019.*

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*Stargazing at the Banff Gondola will be unavailable due to annual maintenance from January 7–18, 2019.

Tips & Tricks

Skip the Trail Mix

Our mountaintop restaurants offer something for everyone. From fine dining to a café to fresh and tasty grab and go selections, you can save your appetite for the summit.

Mountaintop Sunsets

There’s no better time to take in the breathtaking views than at dusk, when the sun settles behind the mountains.

Bring Your Walking Shoes

Immerse yourself in the history of early explorers on the 1 km, self-guided interpretive Sulphur Mountain Boardwalk, where you’ll ascend to the high-altitude Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station (a National Historic Site of Canada).

Selfie Success

Experience the Rocky Mountains from every angle on the new expanded rooftop viewing deck. Get unparalleled views of Banff National Park and capture your iconic Canadian Rockies selfie.

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