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Sunshine Village

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Great hill. PERFECT progression. Literally something for everyone.

Sunshine village is a great ski hill that has very good snow, a lot of acreage and a good variety... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Banky B
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Hamilton, Canada
Amazing

This is definitely like being in winter wonderland. It’s been a long time since we skied but there... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
easterntreker
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Halifax
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Sunshine Village sits high on the Continental Divide in the heart of Banff National Park, and is just minutes from the mountain town of Banff. Three sprawling mountains provide breathtaking sitelines, uninterrupted by any signs of civilization...more
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Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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Reviewed today

Sunshine Village is a great ski hill with awesome terrain and facilities for skiing, however it is disappointing to see a business within such a beautiful national park taking apparently no action toward reducing their plastic use. It is unreasonable to expect a busy place...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunshine village is a great ski hill that has very good snow, a lot of acreage and a good variety of terrain for beginners through to experts. In fact, it probably has the best progression of terrain that I’ve ever seen at a large mountain...More

Thank Banky B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely like being in winter wonderland. It’s been a long time since we skied but there are hills for every level . Such an amazing place ...lots to see and do.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This place makes me smile big. Been here in every season and can’t wait to come back. Friendly staff, convenient facilities, tasty food, and beyond amazing scenery. Make it place to go on your list of travels.

Thank deathracerJH
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for the great review and recommendation. We're always happy when we can bring a "big smile" to our guests. All the best,

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great and amazing views on the Gondola. Great little village at the top. Had a short walk around at the top after a short chair ride. Take more clothing if planning a longer walk as a lot colder than expected. But well worth it when...More

Thank David S
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the "amazing" views and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Took the free shuttle to sunshine village and took the gondola and ski lift to the top. Walked around the trail routes but didn’t really know where to walk and what there was to see. The map is ok but could do with a few...More

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Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 26 August 2018

On arrival, I was a bit nervous by the prospect of a gondola ride, but as we arrived fairly early there was no queuing and we were straight on without having to think too much about it! The views were spectacular, wildflower meadows were amazing,...More

Thank joanandmatt
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate you taking the time to write and we're very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to our summer gondola and meadows. All the best,

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had the most awesome gondola ride. It took about 20 minutes to reach the top of the mountain. You won’t get bored. This gondola has 2 90-degree turns! When you reach the top you will be amazed by God’s creation. The view is very...More

Thank Noel C
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for the kind review, we're delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. All the best,

Reviewed 3 August 2018

I've never taken a gondola that makes a 90 degree turn in the middle until we took this gondola. But it is the hiking at the top which is the payoff here. Lots of trails, lots of small mountain lakes, lots of wildflowers and -...More

Thank Nancy F
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for your review. We're very happy to heat you enjoyed the summer side of Sunshine. All the best,

Reviewed 2 August 2018

We took the Gondola up to the Standish chairlift then to the top and hiked the loop to Grizzly, Laryx and Rock island lakes. It was cold at the top and I was glad I had gloves and layered appropriately. The view were amazing and...More

Thank Karekey
Jason T, Manager at Sunshine Village, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review and sharing your experience with us. We're glad you enjoyed the hiking trails and we look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards,

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Rhonda W
19 June 2018|
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Response from kendrasonia |
Sunshine opens for skiing and snowboarding mid-November
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Hey! I'm born and raised in the area and have been snowboarding at Sunshine for years! There is some flat parts (green runs) but they are pretty easy to spot and avoid. I'd suggest Goats Eye since its all blue and black... More
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