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The Gondola at Heavenly

4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6907
+1 775-586-7000
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Hop aboard an 8-passenger glass cabin and be whisked 2.4 miles up the side of a mountain for breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Riders can hop off at an observation deck, located half way up, for even more spectacular sights.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“observation deck” (287 reviews)
“zip line” (159 reviews)
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4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6907
+1 775-586-7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only did this for the view which was breathtaking. The price was really steep, but I don't ski so I wasn't really getting my money's worth anyway. I would go early, the lines can sometimes be long

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode the Gondola at Heavenly on 11/20 and 11/21 in order to get to the ski resort (both the California and Nevada sides were closed still). The ride itself was easy (no lines), smooth, and all the operators were nice/friendly. The only downsides were...More

2  Thank Toan D
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I was so very disappointed. The Gondola was closed! I checked several sites, Trip Advisor as one of them, and every single place told me it was opened today until 4:30. You can imagine how disappointed we were. We even drove 2 hours just to...More

15  Thank 911amyo
Reviewed 16 October 2017

What an amazing experience. Fabulous views. Fresh mountain air. So pleased we decided to visit the top of the mountain, saw little chipmunks and felt really healthy with the fabulous air.

2  Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Our first time ever to South Lake Tahoe. The town was full of people. But the gondola was closed for maintenance. This was a Saturday so it isn't like they schedule their work during the week. This was middle of October so beware if you...More

Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is expensive but worth it if you're not someone that can hike up a mountain. The views are amazing.

Thank Tricia0123
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We stay at Tahoe seasons resort at the base of heavenly so this is a great opportunity to take a ride up the mountain and see all the great views of Lake Tahoe and downtown area you can see for miles in all directions. Whether...More

Thank 676clydes
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Planned to ride the gondola one afternoon during our vacation. Got to the ticket office to find a sign that said CLOSED. If you are planning a trip in the near future, please be aware it is closed for maintenance until November. Very disappointed!

8  Thank 107nan2010
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We'll worth the cost. The view is fantastic. Definitely get off the 1st stop and do the walkway to see Lake Tahoe. The lodge at the end has the best Bloody Mary but is pricey at over $17.

1  Thank justjoanne1
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The ride what can I say of the views enclosed cabs made it much nicer to take pictures. People working the lift where very nice helpful .

Thank cyclebobr
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Areli N
3 December 2017|
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Response from G5568IUwaynes | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Just let the people there know, and they will hold it for you until fully seated, and help you off as well.
Greg C
22 November 2017|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
I cannot say about whether dogs are allowed, but charters are. We attended a wedding in August with exclusive use of the gondola. This is a very common practice as the wedding/event center is at the top of the gondola. If... More
Katie K
14 October 2017|
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Response from PonyFarm | Reviewed this property |
$95 per person, per day. You can ride all the lifts with this ticket

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