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Banff: Sightseeing Chairlift Ride High Above Banff

4.3 / 5

24 reviews

Activity provider: Mt Norquay

Banff: Sightseeing Chairlift Ride High Above Banff

Activity provider: Mt Norquay
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From US$ 33.51 per person

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Take a breathtakingly beautiful chairlift ride high above Banff, passing over the natural grizzly bear habitat. Soak up spectacular views of the park and the surrounding jagged peaks from the historic Cliffhouse Bistro.

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  • Take in breathtaking views of Banff and the jagged peaks of the iconic Mt Rundle
  • Indulge in mountain-side dinning, cocktails, and craft beer at the historic Cliffhouse Bistro, only accessible by chairlift
  • Relax on the leisurely ride over grizzly and black bear habitats
  • Take advantage of your flexible booking and use your ticket whenever in the summer 2020 season
Full description
Treat yourself to the best seat in Banff National Park and possibly the whole of Canada. More than just a chairlift ride, this famous scenic journey is your ticket to an unforgettable, open-air experience.  Take in legendary, panoramic views as you glide above the clouds. Cruise over wilderness which teams with life and natural splendor. Revel in the endless, picture-perfect scenery stretching out over the horizon.  Soar to nearly 7,000 feet and then settle in for a high-alpine dining experience at the Cliffhouse Bistro. Keep an eye out for some of the more wild neighbors, among them black and grizzly bears, as well as bighorn sheep, elk, and deer.
  • Ticket for Mt Norquay Sightseeing Chairlift
  • Interpretive panels depicting natural fauna and flora
  • Access to the historic Cliffhouse Bistro
  • Shuttle to/from Banff
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 2 years
    • People with mobility impairments

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    Meeting point

    Follow the signs to the Mt Norquay sightseeing chairlift parking lot.

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    Important information

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    •  Your ticket can be used anytime during the 2020 summer season
    •  Scheduled shuttle service available from downtown Banff
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    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 24 reviews

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    This was a thrill! Easy booking and customer service. Hospitable and Helpful staff! The ride was smooth (you have to be comfortable with heights). We got to see some wild life on our way up the mountain too! The cream of the cake was the Clifftop Bistro at the end of the ride, oh yum! No complaints here, highly recommended.

    September 7, 2021

    Not worth the time or effort. Got there at the appointed time but place did nit offer any food or drinks fir at least 3 hours. Would never recommend this to anyone

    July 23, 2022

    Superb view and excellent food at the Cafe at the top of the ride. No matter the season, though, dress warmly. I thought I'd dressed warmly enough, and I froze while taking in the beauty around me.

    July 6, 2022

    Product ID: 379474