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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 3 days ago

Went for 25th wedding anniversary. Took the Gondola and spent the day. Must stop midway and take pictures, the views are out of this world. When you get to the top, the Ridge Rider was awesome and a bloody mary is a must at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great view going up the moutain. It was a bit pricey at $50 per adult and $30 for a child. There’s two stops on the way up with good scenery.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gill_Lo1988
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the Gondola up for our ski lessons and the views of the lake and casinos are beyond what I can put into words. Even if you don't ski, it's worth the trip up the mountain for sure!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Monica F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good ski complex! Pistes for every level & beautiful long slopes. I love to snowboard there. Good places to eat and shops fast aerial gandola to get you to the top

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Zac M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a a fantastic way to see the Tahoe Valley and the entire lake/area. It is a bit pricey for just going up and down as we did --- Wish we had more time to spend there -- it was wonderful!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank staceyjk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok truth being that a trip to heaven is rather costly. I think 58USD, and make sure you book a return ticket :-). There are two stops actually, firstly the observation deck and then the skiing area with a big lodge serving delicious meals. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Arkadiusz W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was injured & couldn't go skiing or snowboarding but I caught this Gondola up the hill. The ride up was amazing! Fantastic views & lasts for a fair while! When up there there is many places to walk around & look at the breathtaking...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank bombergirlcorinne
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a great way to see the entire Lake Tahoe and surrounding area. we did it in the summer with our family and had a great time. There is food and snacks at the top and the view is more than worth the price!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank inddave2018
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous views on the way up and lots to do once you get to the top but very pricey per person to take the ride.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Southshorerider
Reviewed 18 October 2018

the ride up and down the mountain plus the observation deck was very nice. the zip line ... if you've ridden one before was ok. If it is your first time then it will be a little more exciting. however when you factor in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank RayMaryR
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27 November 2018|
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Response from Larry V | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the Gondola is opened year round. They do close it if wind conditions are dangerous though. To be sure if's opened year round, I'd recommend checking their website.
26 November 2018|
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Response from Philly62 | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a reservation but you might want to get your tickets online before you get there because it gets crowded
Ana S
7 October 2018|
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Response from Richard A | Reviewed this property |
You must check with them. We are now 3,000 miles away!