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Gatlinburg SkyLift

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Beautiful views

Really enjoyed the ride, the equipment looks new, and maintained. The views of the city and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Plankton1
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Flemington, New Jersey
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View from the top.

We took the lift up to the top where you get a good view of the surroundings and there is shopping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
iThinkSo2
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Alpena, Michigan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wife and I decided to take the tram to do a little sightseeing. I do not give many fives in my ratings nor do I get many ones, this company is particularly deserving of a one if they hire people like Jeremy. When we were...More

Thank 1Coolrunner
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, We are very sorry for your unpleasant experience in Gatlinburg. However, SkyLift does not have a tram car and currently cannot allow customers to unload at the top of our mountain. We are a 18 minute scenic roundtrip ride in an open chair. You...More

Reviewed yesterday

Fun to do views of the city is great. Something everyone should do to see the city. Glad it didn't close due to the the fires. It has been there for a very long time.More

Thank Cantwait-togoonVacat
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for the review. We have been open since 1954, making us the oldest attraction in the Smokies. Thank you for riding with us at SkyLift. We hope you can come see us again soon! Have a great day. ————————————————————— Marketing Coordinator Gatlinburg SkyLift...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The veiws were awesome! I’m definitely doing this again. I’m afraid of heights, but this is so worth it! Staff was also nice!More

Thank Bryant T
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review. We look forward to having you back here soon. We will also make sure to let our staff know of the kind words you have for them. Once again thank you, and have a great day! ——————————————————————- Marketing Coordinator Gatlinburg...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ride the skylift EVERYTIME we come to Gatlinburg! We love it. We will be back! We have visited this ride 3 times over the last 4 years and have NEVER been disappointed. The staff are professional and nice.More

Thank Krystal L
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the review and your ongoing support for SkyLift. We will make sure to inform our staff of the kind words you have for them. We are looking forward to having you all back soon. Have a great day! ————————————————————— Marketing...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We rode the Gatlinburg Sky Lift during the day and at night. The shop at the top is closed but the ride was still nice.More

Thank Tbug1958
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review. Choosing to ride both in the daytime and at night is an excellent decision. You will be able to experience the beautiful views of the mountains during the daytime, and the twinkling lights of the town at night. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pricey for what it is. The views are cool but we could have paid less $$ to go higher with the Ober Mountain tram (and be indoors). Plus my wife dropped her coat which was our own fault but still a bummer.More

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MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review. Regarding the top of the mountain, customers will be unable to unload and have access around the month of December. We hope you can come back and see us soon when all of the new additions at the top are...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the ride, the equipment looks new, and maintained. The views of the city and mountains were breathtaking!!

Thank Plankton1
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review. We hope you can come back and see us again soon. Have a great day!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My kids where super excited !!! This was our first time doing the sky lift .... great fun can’t Wait to go again worker there was super sweet.

Thank soccermama6
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review. We will make sure to inform our staff of the kind words! Have a great day!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Skylift today with our 3 kids. We were informed we couldn’t take our diaper bag on the lift to leave the stroller and bag with the attendant and it would be safe. Shortly after leaving we found that all the cash had...More

Thank Derwin102
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the lift up to the top where you get a good view of the surroundings and there is shopping and food up there.

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morgannwise
8 September 2018|
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Response from MarcusW2107 | Property representative |
Yes, you can purchase your photo at the bottom of the mountain where you will unload.
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Donna B
6 August 2018|
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Response from MarcusW2107 | Property representative |
It will be this Fall! More information regarding specific dates will be coming out soon, so please stay connected on our Facebook and Instagram!
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Jill S
7 May 2018|
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Response from MarcusW2107 | Property representative |
Great question! We offer a round trip ride. The duration is approximately 18 minutes.
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