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Hell's Gate Airtram

43111 Trans Canada Hwy | Boston Bar, Hope, British Columbia V0K 1C0, Canada
+1 604-867-9277
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Perfect Visit at the end of our holiday

We just turned up and were straight on the cable car, fantastic sunny day great views of the valley... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
The-Red-Bayron
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London, United Kingdom
It is worth the cost

We were a bit concerned with the cost...$22 CAD per person, but it was worth it. The view is quite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JIM R
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Everett, Washington
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Drive the Scenic Fraser Canyon with its’ seven mountain tunnels through the historic heart of British Columbia and relive the biggest ‘rush’ on the Gold Rush Trail. A location so unique the ‘afterlife’ have come back to use it as a playground. Early explorers refer to it as “a place where no human being should venture”, and man & nature battle here for supremacy.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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43111 Trans Canada Hwy | Boston Bar, Hope, British Columbia V0K 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We just turned up and were straight on the cable car, fantastic sunny day great views of the valley and river. Enjoyed an ice cream in the sweet shop.

Thank The-Red-Bayron
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a bit concerned with the cost...$22 CAD per person, but it was worth it. The view is quite spectacular. You can avoid the cost if you home down and back, but it looks to be quite a hike. I didn't try any of...More

Thank JIM R
Reviewed 1 week ago

After driving past this place dozens of times when I was growing up, I finally went to the Hell's Gate Airtram and it was REALLY cool!! I had no idea there were little shops and a cafe at the bottom! The staff were very knowledgeable...More

Thank Travelfan_K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fund descent and a "Hell" of a lot of fun and discovery. Museum / historical displays for the original rail road construction and salmon migrations in the Fraser River. One can also enjoy an ice cream and even visit the traditional trap / gift shop...More

Thank GGodess
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hella Gate is definitely worth the trip plus you pay once and come back all summer long. The guides are all super knowledgable! It's great to see the magic of the mighty Fraser River

Thank DoodleArt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last weekend with our family who live locally. We had young kids with us and they found the air tram very exciting. Once down there - there is lots to see. We had ice cream and took lots of wonderful pictures. We learnt...More

1  Thank Tilley364
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great experience, tram takes you over a mighty canyon. There is plenty to do when you get across, gold panning, museum, great coffee stop/restaurant, gift shop, fudgery and ice creams. Take time to read the history - makes for a chilling read!

1  Thank sandra w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having driven by this place a zillion times, we finally decided to make the stop and see it. I wasn’t shocked at the $60+ price tag to take 4 of us to the other side, knowing that it’s a tourist trap. I was fully prepared...More

1  Thank mistershrewd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Airtram is totally overpriced. Views from the other side are not worth the visit. When we were there, it rather looked like Angel's Door. I don't recommend going there; there are other way more interesting sights nearby.

Thank aprikosenseife183763
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A relatively short trip in the airtram but enough time for the friendly operator to fill yo in on the history of the site and to point out things along the way. Ticket price includes entry to the museum etc at the other end of...More

Thank Peter W
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KarissaDane
26 August 2015|
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Response from Elmotto1 | Reviewed this property |
No it is very secure. It is a closed car and very safe.
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702Sue
5 July 2015|
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Response from hellsgatetram | Property representative |
Using the #1 anywhere from an hour to an hour and a half!
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Yorkshire_Tony63
12 May 2015|
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Response from Leon Z | Reviewed this property |
I copy the information from the website, I hope it helps 2015 Dates of Operation April 24 – Oct. 12 Hours of Operation April 24 – May 14 10:00 – 4:00 May 15 – Sept. 7 10:00 – 5:00 Sept. 7 – Oct. 12 10:00 – 4:00 Rates... More
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