List of gondola lifts


List of gondola lifts

List of gondola lifts around the world.

:For aerial tramways, see the List of aerial tramways.:For funitels, see the Funitel article.

(Note: this list should not contain aerial tramways or chairlifts.)

Africa

flag|South Africa

*Hartbeespoort, North West - Gondola above Hartebeespoort Dam.
* Gondola in the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa, Pretoria

Asia

flag|China

* access to mountain tops of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in Hunan, China
* Ocean Park, Hong Kong Island - Cable car from Nam Long Shan Headland to Wong Chuk Hang within the Park
* Lantau Island - Ngong Ping Skyrail, a 5.7 km cableway from Tung Chung MTR station to Ngong Ping Terminals near Po Lin Monastery. The cableway is part of the Ngong Ping 360 project.
* Guia Cable Car in Macau

flag|Nepal

* access to the very religously regarded remote Manakamana Temple.

flag|India

* The Gulmarg Gondola in Jammu and Kashmir is the world's highest operating cable car.

flag|Indonesia

* Ancol Jakarta Bay City, Jakarta
* Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Jakarta
* Taman Safari Indonesia, Cisarua

flag|Iran

* Dizin ski resort on the north mountains of Tehran at Gajereh region includes three gondola lifts.The lowest point of the region is 2650 m, while its highest point is 3600m above the sea level.cite web | url = http://www.skifed.ir/slopes1.htm | title = Dizin Ski Slope | publisher = Iran Ski Federation | accessdate = July 28 | accessyear = 2006]
* The Tochal gondola lift (Tele-cabin) which starts from the metropolitan Tehran and ends in the Tochal Ski Resort at 3900m. It has 7 stations and is one of the longest and most scenic in the world. A modern ski hotel hosts the skiers at the end of the lift. [http://tochal.org/en/]
*Namakabrud gondola lift in Mazandaran Province in northern Iran. It cuts through a lush forest and connects the Alborz, one of the highest summits in the region, to the villa city on the coast of the Caspian Sea.cite web | url = http://www.namakabroud.com | title = Persian language web site http://www.namakabroud.com | accessdate = July 28 | accessyear = 2006]
*Lahijan cable car in the Gilan province

flag|Israel

*Kibbutz Manara cliff cable cars, Upper Galilee - a vital connection to the valley below. It lifts people from Kiryat Shmona to Kibbutz Manara at the top of Manara Cliff.

flag|Japan

Among 170 aerial lifts in Japan, 97 lines are gondola lifts, including 3 funitels. 65 gondola lifts operate full season. See the above article for the full listing of aerial lifts in the country (including aerial tramways). Gondola lifts with English articles include:
*Dragondola, Naeba, Yuzawa, Niigata, is the longest aerial lift in Japan (5.5 km), as well as the fastest gondola lift in the country (6 m/s).
*SP Gondola, Takasu Snow Park, Gujō, Gifu, also runs at 6 m/s.
*Gozaisho Ropeway, Komono, Mie.
*Katsuragiyama Ropeway, Izunokuni, Shizuoka.
*Nikkō Shiranesan Ropeway, Katashina, Gunma.
*Rusutsu Resort, Rusutsu, Hokkaidō.
*Shin-Kōbe Ropeway, Kōbe, Hyōgo.
*Sky Safari, Himeji Central Park, Himeji, Hyōgo.

flag|Malaysia

*Genting Skyway, connecting Gohtong Jaya to the hilltop resort of Genting Highlands, is one of the fastest gondola lift in Asia (6 m/s), and is the longest cable car in Southeast Asia
*Langkawi Cable Car connects to Gunung Mat Cincang in the Langkawi Archipelago

flag|Singapore

*The Singapore Cable Car [http://www.cablecar.com.sg] from Mount Faber to Sentosa Island; interesting in that it has an intermediate stop, and was the first in the world to span a harbour.

flag|Taiwan (ROC)

* Maokong Gondola, Taipei

Europe

flag|Albania

*"Dajti Express", from Tirana to Mount Dajt

flag|Andorra

* "La Massana" in Pal's sector (Vallnord ski resort)
* "Els Orriols" in Arinsal's sector (Vallnord ski resort)
* "Soldeu" in Soldeu's sector (Grandvalira ski resort)
* "Tarter" in Tarter's sector (Grandvalira ski resort)
* "Canillo" in Canillo's sector (Grandvalira ski resort)

flag|Bulgaria

*Poma, Borovetz - Rila mntn
*Doppelmayr, Sofia - Vitosha mntn
*Doppelmayr, Bansko - Pirin mntn

flag|Croatia

* Zagreb, 4.01km line from the city to the top of the mount Sljeme

flag|Finland

* Levi Ski Resort, Finland, 1,41 km long, first and only gondola lift in Finland.
* Second gondola lift is being opened at Ylläs Ski Resort in season 2007-2008.

flag|France

* Luchon Superbagnères

flag|Germany

* Wurmberg Aerial Tramway, longest in Northern Germany

flag|Romania

*Doppelmayr, Constanţa - Touristic lift
*Doppelmayr, Piatra Neamţ - "Gondoperla"

flag|Spain

*Madrid - Casa de Campo, "El Teleferico" - Touristic lift.
*Panticosa-Los Lagos - Ski lift.
*Sierra Nevada - Ski lift.
*Baqueira-Beret - Ski lift
*Formigal - Ski lift, dismantled in 2004.

flag|Sweden

*Branäs - Ski lift.
*Åre - Olympiagondolen - Ski lift.

flag|Switzerland

As this country has a lot of mountains, gondola lifts are very widely used.

*Gondelbahn Grindelwald-Männlichen the longest continuous gondola tramway in the world at 6071m with a journey time of 30 minutes. cite web | url = http://www.maennlichen.ch/unternehmungen/?lang=en | title = Männlichenbahn | publisher = Männlichenbahn | accessdate = February 8 | accessyear = 2007 ]
*Seilbahnen Beatenberg-Niederhorn, from Beatenberg to the summit of the Niederhorn

flag|United Kingdom

The term cable car is used in the United Kingdom.
* Alton Towers theme park, Staffordshire
* Nevis Range, Fort William, Scotland

outh America

flag|Ecuador

* Telefériqo in Quito. Gondola lift.

flag|Venezuela

* Pico Bolivar Gondola, or Teleferico, near Merida. Billed as the highest in the world.

flag|Argentina

* "Telecabina" (Chapelco ski resort)

flag|Chile

* "Teleférico de Santiago" (Cerro San Cristobal City park in Santiago de Chile)

flag|Colombia

*Gondola lift at the Colombian Coffee Park
*In the Colombian National Coffee Park in Montenegro, department of Quindío, there is a touristic tramway hovering over the park.

North America

flag|Canada

* Grizzly Express Gondola at Lake Louise Mountain Resort, Alberta
* Sulphur Mountain Gondola in Banff, Alberta (Bi-Cable Gondola)
* Sunshine Village Gondola near Banff, Alberta
* Télécabine Express at Mont Tremblant Resort, Québec
* Cabriolet at Mont Tremblant Resort, Québec (Open-Air Gondola)
* L'Étoile Filante at Mont Sainte-Anne, Québec
* L'Hybride at Mount Orford in Magog, Quebec (Gondola/Chairlift Combination)
* Lara's Gondola at Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna, British Columbia
* Whistler Express Gondola at Whistler-Blackcomb, British Columbia
* Excalibur Gondola at Whistler-Blackcomb, British Columbia
* Creekside Gondola at Whistler-Blackcomb, British Columbia
* Peak 2 Peak Gondola at Whistler-Blackcomb, British Columbia (Opening December 2008)
* Golden Eagle Express Gondola at Kicking Horse Resort, British Columbia
* Village Gondola at Panorama Ski Resort, British Columbia (Open-Air Pulse Gondola)
* Revelation Gondola at Revelstoke Mountain Resort near Revelstoke, British Columbia
* Anticipation Gondola at Revelstoke Mountain Resort near Revelstoke, British Columbia (Opening December 2008)
*Blue/Red Skyride at the Grouse Mountain Resort in North Vancouver, British Columbia

flag|United States

ki Resort Gondolas

* Heavenly, California
* Mammoth Mountain, California
** Panorama Gondola Lower/Upper
** Village Gondola
* Northstar at Tahoe, California
** Big Springs Express Gondola
* Sugar Bowl, California
* Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado
** Elk Camp - Snowmass
** Sky Cab (Pulse Gondola, Cabriolet)- Snowmass
** Silver Queen Gondola - Aspen Mountain
* Beaver Creek, Colorado
** Riverfront Express Gondola
* Breckenridge, Colorado
** BreckConnect Gondola
* Keystone, Colorado
** River Run Gondola
** Outpost Gondola
* Steamboat, Colorado
* Telluride, Colorado
* Vail, Colorado
** Eagle Bahn Gondola
* Silver Mountain, Idaho
* Lutsen Mountains, Minnesota
* Loon Mountain, New Hampshire
* Mountain Creek, New Jersey
** The Cabriolet (Open-Air Gondola)
* Gore Mountain, New York
** Northwoods Gondola
* Whiteface Mountain, New York
** Cloudsplitter Gondola
* Killington, Vermont
** K-1 Gondola
** Skyeship Gondola Stage 1/Stage 2
* Stowe, Vermont
* Stratton Mountain, Vermont
* The Canyons, Utah
** Flight of the Canyons Gondola
** Cabriolet (Open-Air Gondola)
* Deer Valley, Utah
** Jordanelle Express Gondola
* Snowbasin, Utah
** Needles Express Gondola
** Strawberry Express Gondola
** Mt. Allen Tram (Pulse Gondola)
* Jackson Hole, Wyoming
** Bridger Gondola

Other Gondolas

* Skyfari, San Diego Zoo, California
* Skyfari, Bronx Zoo, New York State
* Skyride, Busch Gardens Africa, Tampa, Florida
* Trees of Mystery, California
** Skytrail (pulse gondola)
* Glenwood Springs, Colorado
** Iron Mountain Tramway (Pulse Gondola)
* New Orleans, Louisiana
** Mississippi Aerial River Transit (Dismantled in 1994).
* Joseph, Oregon
** Wallowa Lake Tramway in the Wallowa Mountains
* Pipestem, West Virginia
** Pipestem Resort State Park
* Sterling Vineyards, Calistoga, California

Oceania

flag|Australia

* Taronga Park Zoo, Sydney
* Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Cairns
* Horse Hill Lift, Mount Buller, Victoria
* Kosciusko Express lift, Thredbo, New South Wales

Note: Horse Hill and Kosciusko Express are combined lifts where gondolas and four seat detachable chairs can be added to a cable according to demand.

flag|New Zealand

* Skyline Gondola, Queenstown
* Skyline Gondola, Mt Ngongotaha, Rotorua
* Heathcote Gondola, Port Hills, Christchurch
* There is a controversial proposal to build a 30 km long gondola through Fiordland National Park parallel to the Routeburn Track

ee also

*List of aerial tramways
* List of spans
*Funitel

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