How Long Is The Sea To Sky Gondola Ride?

The gondola ride is approximately 10 minutes to the top.

How long is the Sea to Sky Gondola hike?

A three to five hour intermediate/advanced climbing hike just over 900 metres, the Sea to Summit Trail is definitely a must-do. Variations of the Sea to Summit hike include finishing with the Upper Sea to Summit Trail or the Shannon Basin Loop.

Where does the Sea to Sky Gondola go?

From Vancouver, enjoy the scenic 45-minute drive on the iconic Sea to Sky Highway to get to the Sea to Sky Gondola. The Sea to Sky Gondola is located 8km north of Britannia Beach and 2km south of Squamish just past Shannon Falls Provincial Park. From Whistler, head south on the Sea to Sky Highway.

How much is the Sea to Sky Gondola?

Day tickets purchased online are valid for one round-trip on the Sea to Sky Gondola until October 28, 2018 (unless otherwise stated). The gondola is open daily.

Day Tickets.

Day TicketsOnlineTicket window
Children 5 and underFREEFREE
Family ticket (2 adults, 2 child/youth)N/A$115.95
Ride down only (hike up)N/A$15

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What time does Sea to Sky Gondola open?

Sea to Sky Gondola. The Sea to Sky Gondola is currently CLOSED until Spring 2020. Please note, Basecamp Cafe, Guest Services and Basecamp Gift Shop are OPEN.

Basecamp Hours:

Guest Services + Retail9:00 am5:00 pm
Basecamp Cafe9:00 am3:30 pm

How long does it take to hike Shannon Falls?

You will likely take about 15 minutes on the Shannon Falls trail, then about 20 minutes from there hiking toward and connecting on the Chief trail before reaching the branching trail to the Upper Shannon Falls trail.

Is the chief hike hard?

The Chief Hiking Route. The hike has a roughly 500 m elevation gain to peak 1, and 590 m and 630 m gains to Peaks 2 and 3. It is considered an intermediate hike, and takes about 90 minutes to reach Peak 1, and slightly longer if you choose to ascend one of the other two peaks.

Is The Sea to Sky Gondola open?

Yes, the Sea to Sky Gondola is open year-round, except for periods of seasonal maintenance.

How do I get from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Gondola?

The Squamish Connector (24 seats) offers roundtrip shuttle service from downtown Vancouver to the Sea to Sky Gondola with convenient pick up and drop off from three downtown locations. Enjoy 3 hours at the Sea to Sky Gondola, before returning to downtown Vancouver by 3:30pm.

What mountain is Sea to Sky Gondola on?

The Sea to Sky Gondola is located at 36800 Highway 99, also known as the Sea to Sky Highway, just 2 km south of Squamish and close to an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver. Its basecamp and parking lot are right next to the highway, and the gondola terminates 885 metres or 2,950 feet above sea level.

Where does the Sea to Sky Highway start and end?

The Sea to Sky highway (also known as Highway 99) runs from West Vancouver to Whistler, passing Squamish about half way between the two. It also extends past Whistler to the towns of Pemberton and Mount Currie before ending at Lillooet.

Is the drive from Vancouver to Whistler Scenic?

Driving Directions to Whistler. Get ready for the drive of a lifetime along the Sea to Sky Highway (Highway 99) to Whistler. It’s a short 120 km drive (75 mile) from Vancouver, and one of the most scenic routes in the world.

How high is the chief Squamish?


How tall is the Sea to Sky Gondola?

It takes only 12 minutes to go from the sea-level base to the top of the gondola at about 3,000 feet, with dizzying views all the way.

Are dogs allowed on Whistler gondola?

Dogs aren’t permitted on any of the Whistler Blackcomb properties (except registered aid dogs). If you’re looking to hike with your dog I would recommend heading out to Lost Lake Park, it’s walking distance from the village and has awesome trails and swimming areas that are dog friendly and well signed.

Are dogs allowed on the Chief in Squamish?

While dogs are permitted on the Stawamus Chief Trails, the ascent up to the first peak is not for the faint of heart. There are small ladders and a few sets of chains your dog must brave.