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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
+1 775-586-7000
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Reviewed yesterday

The views are simply magnificent. And it is all very well-organized with rest-rooms and refreshments along the way. And the adventures at the top seemed awesome although we did not buy that package (Quite expensive). Lovely experience!

Thank theresia_sweden
Reviewed 2 days ago

We rode the gondola and stopped at the observation deck before continuing to the top of the ride. Be sure to stop there and enjoy the view. Once on top of the mountain the view was awesome. There were trails to hike, activities for all...More

1  Thank MaryQ46
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the gondola on our first afternoon in town. The view is gorgeous. If you have middle aged kids, the activities at the top of the mountain look fun- rope course, tubing, zip lining etc. But if you are just going for the view-...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't fully prepared for the distance and height of the gondola. I took my niece and two kids for a summer adventure... and I quickly wondered if I had lost my mind. I had taken my brother's daughter on a super steep gondola. After...More

Thank StephySunshine5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't even begin to express how beautiful this ride is! The awesomeness of Lake Tahoe and it's surroundings. One must stop at the 1st landing which allows incredible views and take your time. Good coffee shop and souvenir shop. Clean restrooms, too.

Thank Larry V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The scene was beautiful, the employees were terrific. You felt safe the whole time. The observation deck was amazing.

Thank Diveplan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice way to see the whole lake. It goes up to the very top, 9150 feet. There is an observation deck about half way up.

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time I rode the Gondola at Heavenly and still thoroughly enjoyed it. It transports you to the top of Heavenly Mountain resort where there is a large observation deck. Here you have breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe. While up there, you...More

Thank Patti K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit and take family views are Incredible lots to do fairly expensive,after you buy tickets they charge for everything extra,I feel sorry for families quite expensive,they charge $20.00 for parking which I believe very wrong if you are on a limited budget,...More

2  Thank dreambuilder94536
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gondola ride is at $49. Which For me is well worth it. The view at the top is very surreal. They also have various activities for the kids .

Thank Jessauy
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18 September 2018|
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Response from Jgray0615 | Reviewed this property |
The gondola has three segments. The first one you end on the overlook deck would be easy for you. However the second gondola you end up with steps to go down. Unless there is an elevator for the second one you could only do... More
11 September 2018|
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Response from Ronin28 | Reviewed this property |
It's $39 for everyone. You can buy it at the ticket office
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9 September 2018|
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Response from Vladikot | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take you little one, weather will be cold, view is spectacular but never guaranteed because of clouds/fog.