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Heavenly Valley Scenic Gondola Ride

Heavenly Mountain, Heavenly Mountain Village, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Nice was to see the lake and surrounding area. Good photo spots. Lift going to the top of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
j818707
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Farmers Branch, Texas
One time thing that’s a must

Super pricey. But this is a one time thing you have to do. The ride up is ok but the view is great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravelingDad84
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Roseville, California
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  • Average8%
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“chair lift” (10 reviews)
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Heavenly Mountain, Heavenly Mountain Village, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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"gondola ride"
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"chair lift"
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"zip line"
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"observation deck"
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"ski lift"
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"entire mountain"
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"super pricey"
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"first stop"
in 9 reviews
"activities area"
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"fantastic views"
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"ropes course"
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"large lodge"
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"a small gift shop"
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"rope climbing"
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"day pass"
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"views of lake tahoe"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice was to see the lake and surrounding area. Good photo spots. Lift going to the top of the mountain was closed so didn't get the full experience and unable to hike the area. Worth doing if you have time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super pricey. But this is a one time thing you have to do. The ride up is ok but the view is great. First stop the view is even better. Just breathe taking. You can see the entire lake and mountain range. Amazing. The next...More

1  Thank TravelingDad84
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Shame that the pods are so badly scratched so making photos almost impossible on the journey The way station helps make up for this But the ride is not cheap at $58

1  Thank Collin M
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I have been up there a few times. Don't remember it being so expensive. We end up decide it doesn't worth it. I think 40 is okay but 64 is really outrageous.

2  Thank Junqing C
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Coming to Tahoe from only 60 miles away should not be this expensive. Its a bit disappointing having to spend this much money to visit our local spots, I wish locals could get better rates. My kids have never seen Tahoe from this angle with...More

2  Thank kellytan1026
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The ride up the gondola was amazing!! You cant beat the views and being able to get off at the observation deck is the best!!! Then the ride to the top is fun too!!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The view from the top is amazing and there is a zip-line/ropes course at the top that is pretty fun too. You can hike around and there is a restaurant as well but it is pretty pricey. There is a great selection of restaurants down...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Pay the $40 and ride up and enjoy the views. Lots of activities at the first Gondola stop for kids and adults. Second stop on the ski lift has the zipline that tops out at 50mph.

2  Thank Laurie L
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wow this ride was worth it what a way to see the valley and lake plus when you get to the top so much to do for everyone I just wish i could spend more time there to do all the activities .

1  Thank Ray G
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The views at the top of Heavenly is great, but we thought the price was on the expensive side for just a small viewing point that you can cover in 10 minutes. The ride up in the gondola can get very warm on a hot...More

Thank jeckees
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