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Gatlinburg SkyLift

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Beautiful at night

Really enjoyed the views from the skylift at night. Staff was really friendly and helpful. Loved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
estockstill
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Central Florida, Florida
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Great view

The views are great both on the way up and down. I was disappointed that we couldn’t get off but it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
livinglifetothefull1
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been riding the Sky Lift since 1982. A lot of changes have happened during the years, but none so drastic as the wildfire in 2016 which basically destroyed everything but the ticket office on the parkway. The forest was badly damaged but nature is...More

Thank Jeff W
MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the thorough review! Also, thank you for being a long-time supporter of SkyLift. We really are looking forward to you experiencing all of the new additions we are bringing to SkyLift! We are planning on allowing customers on top of the mountain...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun way to get up the mountain and see the whole area. Get the unlimited ticket- $2 more and you can ride all day. There were no lines when we did this on a Saturday, so we hopped on a few times when we wanted...More

Thank IndianaHeidi
MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It sounds like you got the full experience: the view in the daytime, at nighttime, multiple rides, a photo souvenir, and a bear sighting! We sure hope your time at SkyLift was memorable and that you come back to see us again soon. Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to take the sky lift so we could see a view of the area. The leaves were all different colors and we were able to get a good look at the down. We even got the photo, something we don’t normally do, but...More

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MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You made the right decision on grabbing your photo this time. It can serve as a memory that lasts a lifetime! Riding SkyLift this time of year is definitely rewarding because all the different colors in the mountains provides for spectacular views! Thank you for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a beautiful view at night and during the day! Love going for a ride. Staff was friendly. Lines weren’t long and didn’t have to wait to get on.More

Thank Kirsten L
MarcusWatson, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. The views during the day and at night are different, but are equally beautiful! We will make sure to inform our staff of the kind words you have for them too. Come see us again soon, and have a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the views from the skylift at night. Staff was really friendly and helpful. Loved it. It is a must do when in Gatlinburg.More

Thank estockstill
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. The night view is one of the most popular parts of riding SkyLift! Thank you for the kind words regarding our staff, we will make sure to let them know of your compliments. Additionally, thank you for your recommendation of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are great both on the way up and down. I was disappointed that we couldn’t get off but it looks like when it’s finished it will be great.

Thank livinglifetothefull1
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed the views during the ride. We are planning to allow customers off on top of the mountain in December. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode the Sky Lift today and rebooted our childhood. It appears to be all new equipment. Ride was smooth, views breath taking and the service superior. Definitely do this again when the new improvements are completed at the top of the mountain.More

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MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. Yes, we have new towers and chairs (now 3 seat chairs). Thank you for the kind works regarding our staff. We will make sure to inform them of the compliment! We are planning on allowing customers access on the top...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where up the new lift Anakeekar ?? Seen a bear on way up. Walked the rope bridges and ate at the bbq place. And I’ve cresm. Several restaurants up there the view was fantastic and perfect weather 68. Recommend it $19 each and you can...More

Thank Martha K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm scared of heights but this ride was awesome. The view was beautiful. I would recommend this skylift ride to everyone

Thank Sabrina B
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad to hear that you still loved the ride even though you are not too fond of heights. Thank you for the recommendation. Come see us again soon. Have a great day!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the terrible wildfire, the top of the skylift is being repaired. It looks to be amazing once complete, but as of November 2018 you you cannot disembark at the top of the lift. Regardless, this is an amazing way to see all of Gatlinburg...More

Thank ChildeRoland
MarcusW2107, Marketing Coordinator at Gatlinburg SkyLift, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at SkyLift. We are planning on allowing customers to unload at the top of the mountain in december. Come see us again soon! Have a great day! —————————————————————— Marketing Coordinator Gatlinburg SkyLift...More

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morgannwise
8 September 2018|
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Response from MarcusWatson | 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 MarcusWatson | 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 MarcusWatson | Property representative |
Great question! We offer a round trip ride. The duration is approximately 18 minutes.
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