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Jasper, Canada
Jasper SkyTram

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icon1 to 2 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Take your visit to Jasper National Park to new heights with this ride aboard the area’s famous Jasper SkyTram. Soar above the park’s sub-alpine vegetation, watching for wildlife down below, as you gently climb towards the upper station located at 7,425 feet (2,263m) above sea level. This family-friendly ride on the Jasper SkyTram is the perfect experience for guests of all ages.
  • Ride on the longest and highest guided aerial tramway in Canada
  • Gain a new perspective on UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jasper National Park
  • Enjoy the alpine tundra and wide array of wildlife
  • Rent some snowshoes at the upper station in the early season
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Live commentary on board
Free parking
Round trip on Jasper SkyTram
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Transportation to/from attractions
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9/7/2021 - 10/31/2021
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Take an unforgettable ride on the Jasper SkyTram, the longest and highest guided aerial tramway in all of Canada. This sky-high trip, offering incredible views of six different mountain ranges, the town of Jasper, numerous lakes and the Athabasca River, is perfect for the whole family.

Arrive at the SkyTram any time during the attraction’s opening hours. Climb aboard your enclosed tram car for the ride to the top. 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 seven-minute ride, you’ll ascend to a height of 7,425 feet (2,263m) above sea level, enjoying superlative views of the surrounding mountain ranges as you climb. Soon you arrive at the alpine upper station, where you can take in panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Make sure to take a stroll on the boardwalk and the 1.4km Summit Trail to the top of Whistlers Mountain at 8,081 feet (2,463m) 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 souvenir for friends back home of your memorable trip.

Please note: this product is seasonal and only operates from late March through to the end of October.
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Jasper SkyTram
Jasper SkyTram is the longest and highest guided aerial tramway in Canada. This exciting trip offers the best views of Jasper, including numerous turquoise-coloured lakes, glacier-fed rivers and the surrounding mountain ranges. A perfect alpine adventure for all ages. In 7.5 minutes, you will ascend over a kilometer in elevation to 2,263 meters (7,425 feet). A guide will accompany you on your trip, sharing insights about the area, its history and the wealth of wildlife nearby. At the upper station, take in the panoramic scene and make sure to stroll on the boardwalk. Try hiking the 1.4 km Whistlers Summit Trail to reach Whistlers Mountain peak at 2,463 meters (8,081 feet) where you can view six mountain ranges. Before you leave the mountain, make sure to stop at the Summit Restaurant for a meal at the top of the Canadian Rockies. Jasper SkyTram is located 7 km south of Jasper at the end of Whistlers Road off Highway 93 and operates from March through to the end of October.
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Perfect time to visit is in the morning or evening, which provides the best light for photography and there are typically fewer visitors during these hours
  • Children under 6 years are complimentary, but must be accompanied by a paid adult on the tram ride
  • Wheelchair accessible, except the second floor of the upper station and the 1.4 km Whistlers Summit Trail
  • Due to uneven surfaces, Whistlers Summit Trail is not recommended for individuals with walking disabilities
  • Operates in all weather conditions. Carry water, sunscreen and dress in layers to stay warm. The upper station can be 12° C cooler than Jasper townsite
  • Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome on the SkyTram when a ticket is purchased on-site
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY Jasper SkyTram
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Jasper SkyTram?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Jasper SkyTram.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Jasper SkyTram?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Jasper SkyTram.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Jasper SkyTram?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Jasper SkyTram.

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  • "Trail to summit is easy but maybe a lot for small kids." See review

Reviews

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229 Reviews

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star-4
Great trip
Beverly_S
, Sep 2021
They filled the Tram cars with too many people considering it is still COVID and then you could not even turn to see what the guide was talking about. It is very beautiful and had recently showed so the children really enjoyed that. The tram operator was very informative.
star-5
You Gotta Go
Linda_M
, Sep 2021
Awesome experience , staff were wonderful, unfortunately it was raining and cloudy the day we had booked, but my grandson had a blast playing in the fresh fallen snow!
star-5
Words cannot do it justice
Angela_H
, Aug 2021
The staff were excellent and did their jobs well, with enthusiasm! The view needs no words as none can describe it. You need to see it for yourself!
star-5
Beautiful view
Breen_Squad
, Aug 2021
Amazing tram operator. Very knowledgeable of the area and town. On top of the mountain it was very cold and windy. We didn’t make it to the summit. Will definitely do it again. Beautiful view of the town, mountain ranges and rivers.
star-5
Great views
Dylan
, Jul 2021
Great place, friendly staff, loved i could take my pup with us. Highly recommend this! Book your times for travel before you go, gets busy.
star-4
WonderfulWould do again
Gregory_G
, Jul 2021
Great ride up and down Breathtaking Amazing views Staff were excellent Had a reservation and we goy up early
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Excellent Views of Jasper
Jocelyn_M
, Jul 2021
Great views. Trails on the top to explore and enjoy! It was a rainy day but things cleared up just in time to enjoy the scenery. Helpful guides and easy booking services.
star-5
Epic, Majestic!
Dean_Rain
, Jul 2021
One of the male staff retrieved my cowboy hat from the bottom of the station on top the mountain , which was so awesome! Thank you !
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Outstanding
DrConnie
, Oct 2020
Outstanding views, friendly staff team, tram cars cleaned each ride, and fun challenging hike to the top. Thanks for great memories with pics! Connie
star-5
A+ Experience
Sarah
, Oct 2020
I went with a few others this past year during the rainy season. It was really cold! And fog was everywhere. But I must say it was beautiful. I really enjoyed going up the mountain and walking up to the top. We even got to see the mountains when the fog moved. And the view of the river and jasper was so amazing. I just loved it up there. We took lots of pictures. But it sure was cold. Like literally cold. My skin was turned red >,< Next time I am definitely going to bring a thick jacket and gloves.

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