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Banff: Sightseeing Chairlift Ride High Above Banff

4.1 / 5

27 reviews

Activity provider: Mt Norquay

Banff: Sightseeing Chairlift Ride High Above Banff

Activity provider: Mt Norquay

From US$ 32.31 per person

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
  • 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 2022 summer season
    • The Cliffhouse Bistro is open 12:00 - 6:30 PM
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.1 /5

    based on 27 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

    Expensive compared to the length of the journey

    August 4, 2022

    This was a very fun activity for beginners and folks with previous rafting experience. The guides were knowledgeable, accommodating, and friendly. There were dogs and the rapids were a lot of fun.

    August 3, 2022

    Product ID: 379474