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The Gondola at Heavenly

4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+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.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 775-586-7000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If your are Epic Pass season's pass holders, you ride for free!! It's a beautiful ride in the summer. Get off at the middle point and walk around the observation deck. Here are some of the most beautiful views of the lake. Get back on...More

Thank PlanetR
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing views, fun activities for all. Great setting. Staff were all so great :) Good for all ages and safety is certainly kept in mind :)

Thank Cooleen T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the Silver Rush Zip line tour and the mountain pass which included the three ropes courses and gondola ride. The mountain, lodges and amenities were spotless. The three ropes courses were great. The hours were somewhat limited and some of the courses were...More

Thank Mikejohn123
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I spent ~3 hours by the time we rode the gondola, the chair lift at the top and took some short hikes. You could easily spend more time if you did the zip lines and such that are available.

Thank Royal S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gondola is a must! Once you reach the top, you can take a free chair lift ride even higher that goes up without stopping and comes back to the gondola stop. It was stunning to walk around the observation area...snow capped mountains, the lake...More

Thank ktinbomo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A bit pricey, but this is something you don't do every day. Gondola ride is nice and you can hop off to first stop, observation deck with beautiful view of the Lake and enjoy beauty of the mix of green and blue colors. Next stop...More

Thank Bcosic
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From a picturesque view of downtown Heavenly to seeing far and wide from the top, this is an awesome day out. If you want to do activities though, be sure to wear closed toe shoes! A couple from our group were unlucky to find that...More

Thank unicyclistjoe
Reviewed 4 days ago

you have got to try the ride up to the top...the ride and the views you enjoy while riding are definitely worth the price of admission!! it's a must try while in the area!

Thank joenumbah1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Besides being scared of heights, this is worth every dollar. You stop about half way up at a viewing platform. The views are breath taking, really amazing. Hop back on the gondola and head to the top! Really good trip up, maybe go when it...More

Thank jlj9700
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a MUST if in the Tahoe/Heavenly area. Amazing ride, views, and experience at the top! We booked it just for the sights, but when we got to the top and discovered all the options (zipline, chair lift, marked hiking trails, tubing, and more),...More

Thank beachlizard0
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Ellen B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other answers, I would contact the company to make sure. Enjoy!
1 August 2017|
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Response from Karen P | Reviewed this property |
They ask how many in the party. There were 4 of us and no one else rode with us. I'm fairly sure they do not make you ride with strangers.
30 July 2017|
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Response from Jason A | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know that question I would say yes based on things that I've heard but I have never use the gondola outside of winter season. A lot of tourists and a lot of travelers come through Southlake Tahoe so I can... More