SUMMER ARRIVAL & INFORMATION

 

The Sunshine Mountain Lodge is located in Banff National Park, just outside the Town of Banff in the province of Alberta, Canada. The Sunshine Village access road exit is just 8 km (5 mi.) west of Banff on the Trans-Canada Hwy #1.


 

GETTING HERE

The Sunshine Mountain Lodge is 159 km (98 mi.) from Calgary International Airport. The airport is served by non-stop flights from major cities throughout the world including London, Frankfurt, Dallas, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Houston, San Francisco, Denver and Salt Lake City. Rental cars from the Calgary International Airport are located on the departures level. You must cross the departures roadway to get there.

 

Driving Directions from the Calgary International Airport:

 
  •  Follow Barlow Trail to exit for Airport Trail (W) onto Airport Trail until you reach the exit for Deerfoot Trail (Highway 2), turn right (N) onto Deerfoot Trail (Highway 2). Continue north on Deerfoot Trail and exit onto Stoney Trail (W). Continue on Stoney Trail (W) exit onto Highway 1 (Trans Canada West).

  •  Continue along this highway until you reach the gates for Banff National Park. At the park gates you will be required to purchase a Park Pass for the vehicle.

  • After the gates you will continue west on the Highway for approximately 15 minutes.

  • Take the Exit for Sunshine Village (right) and continue up the access road until you reach the base area for Sunshine Village.

 

EASY ACCESS & PARKING - ESCAPE THE CROWDS AND THE TRAFFIC!

The Sunshine Village access road is only 8 km (5 miles) west of Banff on the Trans-Canada #1 Highway. Plenty of parking with easy access to the gondola.

 

CHECK-IN

Sunshine Village Base Map - click to enlarge

 

Check-In: 4:00 p.m. | Check-Out: 11:00 a.m.

The Hotel Check-In is located at the parking lot base area in the Creekside Lodge and is open daily from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Luggage is transported up and down the gondola by Sunshine Village staff.

 

ACCESSING THE GONDOLA/BUS

The gondola is only a few steps from the parking lot, taking you on a scenic adventure up to the Sunshine Mountain Lodge. 

 

GONDOLA OPERATIONS

Sunshine Village’s high-speed eight-passenger gondola whisks guests from the base area check-in up to the Sunshine Mountain Lodge in approximately 25 minutes.

Gondola Operating Dates: June 30 – Sept 4, 2017 - Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays

Operating Times: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

We recommend guests arrive 30 min before last gondola time.

 

BUS OPERATIONS

Sunshine’s bus fleet takes guests up the famous Banff Avenue "Ski-Out" right to the Sunshine Mountain Lodge doorstep on days that the gondola is not running.

Bus Operating Dates: July 3 – August 31, 2017. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

Operating Times: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

BANFF DAILY SHUTTLES

Sunshine Village operates daily shuttle service to and from the Town of Banff, 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.