Jasper SkyTram

Sightseeing Tickets & Passes in Canada

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4.5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Ride on the longest and highest guided aerial tramway in CanadaGain a new perspective on the UNESCO Canadian Rockies World Heritage Site Explore the alpine tundra and view a wide array of wildlifeRent some snowshoes at the upper station in the early seasonHike the 1.4 km Summit Trail to the Whistlers Mountain peakEnjoy a meal at the top of the Canadian Rockies in the Summit Restaurant 
Take an unforgettable ride on the Jasper SkyTram, the longest and highest guided aerial tramway in all of Canada. This exciting trip offers incredible views of mountain ranges, the town of Jasper, numerous turquoise-coloured lakes and the Athabasca River valley. A perfect adventure for all ages. Arrive at the SkyTram any time during opening hours. Climb aboard your enclosed 26 person tram cabin for the ride to the mountain alpine region. An experienced and knowledgeable guide will accompany you on your trip, sharing a few insights about the area, its history and the wealth of wildlife nearby during your ride.  Over the course of your 7.5 minute ride, you’ll ascend to a height of 2,263 meters (7,425 feet) above sea level, enjoying superlative views of the surrounding mountain ranges as you climb. Soon you arrive at the upper station, where you can take in the panoramic scene of the surrounding landscape. Make sure to take a stroll on the boardwalk and try hiking the 1.4 km Summit Trail to the peak of Whistlers Mountain at 2,463 meters (8,081 feet) where you can view six mountain ranges. You might spot a ptarmigan, ground squirrels, hoary marmots (famous for their whistling alerts), pikas and sometimes even bighorn sheep along the way. Before you leave the mountain, make sure to stop at the Summit Restaurant for a meal at the top of the Canadian Rockies. Visit the gift shops at the upper or lower stations, where you can purchase a memento for yourself or souvenir for friends back home. Please note: Jasper SkyTram operates from late March through to the end of October.

What’s included

  • Round-trip admission on the Jasper SkyTram
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Live commentary on board

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks