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The Gondola at Heavenly

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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...more
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4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6907
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok. I will say this right off the bat because it has been said a thousand times in these reviews. Yes its expensive for a tram ride ($60 adult). But keep this in mind, your not paying for a tram ride, even if that is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dodgerdave2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the ride on the gondola both for skiing and for sight seeing. We were there the week after New Year. There was no line. Not sure about the price since we have EPIC season pass. I highly recommend this ride if you're in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mt10251
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the safest winter resort we've been to & the biggest so far & the place won't disappoint you if you really want to experience real snow . I just hope that we went as early as 9 am because it closes around 4pm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank docfres
Reviewed 4 days ago

we had a great time at the gondola at heavenly, our kids enjoyed the attractions/rides like the tubing hill, snowboarding (my son took a beginner's course, the instructor was really nice and accomodating), and of course the gondola ride. the lounge had great food and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank touristfreschard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This can be a fun event. However, the price is 67 dollars per person. The line is very long. It is better to go early in the morning to avoid the long lines!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gabyloks76
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed Heavenly, but we did have one disappoitment. A person in our party had their skiis stolen while we were having lunch! They were rentals from San Francisco, and their name was clearly on them, so this was not an accident. Heavenly was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kimmarie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Heavenly Gondola is one of the best ways to experience the South Lake Tahoe snow, even if your not skiing. However, It is not for those on a budget. Parking in the garage is $25 all day, but get in early as it fills...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank krisw248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good experience! We were unlucky, first snow of the season , so it was not easy for beginners! But the place is really cool

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 414rodrigoa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gondola at Heavenly was a fun experience to go up the mountain and see the amazing view of Lake Tahoe and the mountains. Had a great time. Will be back.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank avinniev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gondola gives easy access to the mountain for skiers. It is a hut dear for walkers and skiers but this is we think due to all snow cannons, staffs and services offered. Fully stacked toilets for all women's needs. Emergency services on the slopes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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16 January 2019|
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Response from Suzie623 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can.
15 December 2018|
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Response from Roselyn R | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty certain it is the only way up. You are way up- it would be a long, long Hike up.
15 December 2018|
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Response from 489verag | Reviewed this property |
$62 is cost of one ride up and down ,with stop at viewing platform,for non skiers. Full price adult ticket over the holidays for skiers is $150.