Niagara Falls, Ontario
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  • Niagara Falls: Marineland Canada Day Pass

    1. Niagara Falls: Marineland Canada Day Pass

    Visit Marineland Canada for a fun, wonder-filled day just minutes from the actual falls. Pre-book your ticket to observe marine life and enjoy fun and educational activities. Discover the park's orca and beluga whales, with surface-level walkways and underwater viewing for an up-close look at what’s happening beneath the waves. Marineland is also home to North American black bears, bison, elk, red deer, and fallow deer. Vist the penguin palace, a place to watch these cute, little flightless birds play and swim about in their specially designed habitat. Get wet at Polar Splash, a 2-acre water play area featuring waterfalls and life-size replicas of marine mammals. Enjoy loads of interactive fun and cool off on those hot summer days. More thrills await you as the park features amusement rides such as one of the highest triple tower rides along with a variety of other rides that suit all ...

    We absolutely loved all of it. The restraint and gift shop were very reasonably priced. We were very impressed

  • Niagara Falls, Canada: Zipline to The Falls

    2. Niagara Falls, Canada: Zipline to The Falls

    Join Niagara's most exciting and unique Falls viewing experience. Benefit from express admission by completing your waiver online in advance of arrival. Head directly to the launch kiosk where staff will accompany you via elevator up to the zipline launch pad. Be kitted out with a helmet and a comfort safety harness. You'll receive all the safety instructions you'll need so that you can simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the views. Sense the incredible force of nature as you soar 67 meters above the famous Niagara River Gorge and glide smoothly 670 meters past the American Falls towards the awesome power, thundering roar and amazing mist of the mighty Canadian Horseshoe Falls, and arrive at the Falls Observation Landing Deck. Enjoy the very best viewing and photo opportunity of the world-famous Niagara Falls in all its glory. Finally, return to the top in comfort aboard air-conditioned ...

    It was very nice activity. We like it.if zip line would be over the waterfall will be more interesting and fun

  • Niagara Falls, Canada: Small Group Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

    3. Niagara Falls, Canada: Small Group Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

    Enjoy a 4.5-hour tour at the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. Experience the mighty waterfalls from several perspectives with stunning views of both the American and the Horseshoe Falls. See the power of Niagara up close, on board the Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat ride Voyage to the Falls. On this tour hear about the origins of the falls and see the American and Canadian power plants that run on the Niagara River's waters. Stop to admire the beautiful Floral Clock, made up of more than 16,000 carpet bedding plants. Learn about the Niagara Glen and the Whirlpool Golf Course, plus enjoy fully narrated stops at the Whirlpool Rapids Observation Deck and the Brink of the Falls.

    Ascend the Skylon Tower for panoramic aerial views and descend behind the falls as feel the Horseshoe Falls cascading above you at the Journey Behind the Falls.

    We had the best time with Sam our guide she was well informed and took us to places we would have never have seen on our own. 100% Recommended.

  • Niagara Falls: Half-Day Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

    4. Niagara Falls: Half-Day Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

    See the best of Niagara Falls, New York on an immersive 4-5 hour tour. Experience the top attractions and sights of the waterfall on the US side from different areas, and enjoy pickup from a location of your choice in Niagara Falls, New York. First, ride the elevator at the Cave of the Winds and journey 175 feet into Niagara Gorge. Put on the provided bright yellow ponchos and special footwear and feel the spray on your face as you venture along the wooden walkway to the hurricane deck. Then, board the famous Maid of the Mist boat and take in the magnificent views from the water. Go to the Observation Tower to experience the only place in the park where you can see both the American and Horseshoe Falls at the same time

    Admire attractions such as the Whirlpool Falls, 3 Sister Islands, and Luna Island, and head to Goat Island to see the Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Brid...

    Jimmy provided excellent information not only about the Falls but about the overall area. The various stops as part of the overall tour was great! I would highly recommend using this sight seeing tour!

  • Lewiston USA: 45-Minute Jet-Boat Tour on the Niagara River

    5. Lewiston USA: 45-Minute Jet-Boat Tour on the Niagara River

    Say goodbye to conventional sightseeing as you pile on board an open jet-boat and set off on an adventurous, stimulating tour of the Niagra River. Spend 45 minutes taking in the scenery and learning the history of the river as your professional guide leads you through the rapids. This tour is more than an adventure through the rapids; it is a chance to learn about the history of the Niagara River. Your knowledgeable guide will point out specific historical landmarks, and explain the differences between the American and Canadian sides of the river. Hang on as the boat is navigated through the river to deliver a thrilling ride through the Class 5 rapids. The highlights of this part of the tour include entering Devil’s Hole, where the rapids begin, and experiencing the exhilarating 365-degree jet spin. The Wet Jet boats are designed with an open top to deliver a panoramic view but that m...

    This activity is excellent. I had a lot fun and their are very professional which make you feel safe and you are really in good hands.

  • Niagara Falls, Canada: Scenic Helicopter Flight

    6. Niagara Falls, Canada: Scenic Helicopter Flight

    Book in advance and save — book before August 31 for travel dates in September through November to get a complimentary photo. Embark on the ride of a lifetime aboard a 12-minute helicopter flight. Combine adventure with spectacular views as you soar above Niagara Falls. Take off from the heliport located 5 minutes from downtown Niagara Falls, Canada. Climb aboard an Airbus H130 with seats for up to 7 passengers. The spacious cabin features large windows for the best panoramic views. Take to the skies as you fly over to the Niagara River. Listen to the on-board narration that's available in 12 languages. Glide above the River from the Whirlpool to the Rainbow Bridge. See Queen Victoria Park, Skylon Tower, the American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls from above. Follow the curve of Canadian Horseshoe Falls and see rainbows in all directions. On the return to the heliport, you might spy the...

    Thank you, starting from the receptionist, all groupe of safety & the pilot. So very highclass with a excellent quality of short tour thank you all

  • Niagara Falls, Canada: Skylon Tower Observation Deck Ticket

    7. Niagara Falls, Canada: Skylon Tower Observation Deck Ticket

    Book your flexible date ticket in advance to visit Skylon Tower around your travel plans and the weather. Your ticket is valid for entry within seven days of the booked date. Year-round, under the sun or stars, enjoy the best panoramic views of the Falls and surrounding city from 236 meters above the Niagara Gorge. Your visit begins with the 'Ride to the Top' in a glass-enclosed, exterior elevator. A smooth 52-second trip will have you to the top of the tower, ready to discover the sights from the indoor and outdoor observation deck. Admire aerial views of Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, Great Gorge, and the Niagara River. During the day, take in views of the Niagara wine region and the skyscrapers of Toronto and Buffalo, when the conditions are right. Visit at night to see the Falls illuminated in a cascade of colors and admire the seasonal Falls Fireworks display overhead.  The Revo...

    The wait was very short. The views were spectacular! It offers a fantastic 180 degree look at the falls. Well worth the price.

  • Niagara Falls Canada: Niagara SkyWheel Ticket

    8. Niagara Falls Canada: Niagara SkyWheel Ticket

    Take a ride on Canada’s largest observation wheel, the Niagara SkyWheel. Towering 175 feet over the falls, it is the most exciting way to see Niagara Falls. Marvel at views of the Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, the Niagara River and other landmarks. Enhance your experience with audio narration about Niagara Falls and how the SkyWheel was made. The Niagara SkyWheel features fully enclosed gondolas, climated controlled for year-round comfort and enjoyment. Ride day or night, in any season. Enjoy spectacular aerial views for miles in every direction on the 8 to 12-minute ride. Take in the glittering lights of Clifton Hill and the surrounding Niagara skyline on an evening ride.

    Wonderful ride, excellent view, just a lot of waiting time but the ride is worth!

  • Niagara Falls, Canada: Whirlpool Adventure Ropes Course

    9. Niagara Falls, Canada: Whirlpool Adventure Ropes Course

    Take part in a whole new way to experience the Niagara River. Enjoy tons of family-friendly fun and excitement with outdoor aerial adventures. Three self-paced courses include dozens of climbing, ziplining, jumping, and swinging aerial games. Upon arrival at the park, check in with the guest service staff who will direct you to meet your certified guide. Your guide then takes care of it all, from activity demonstration, ensuring the proper fit of your helmet and harness, and providing observational coaching during your climbing experience. Once you complete the demo course, head out onto the Kids, Classic, or Extreme Course for a fun, safe, and thrilling experience of obstacles and zip-lines high above the world-famous whirlpool and Niagara gorge. This makes a totally new and unique way to have a Niagara River adventure and discover the lost art of "monkeying-around".

    Rope courses were fun, challenging, and fun for adults and children. Staff was helpful and friendly. Course lasted 3 hours so it was well worth the money!

  • 4-Day Tour of America from New York City

    10. 4-Day Tour of America from New York City

    Visit the American and Canadian sides of Niagara Falls. Stop at an outlet mall for shopping, continue to the historic city of Brotherly love in Philadelphia and see the famous Liberty Bell and Independence Hall Square. You will also visit Washington DC, the US Capitol and visit the US Mint. Continue to Lancaster to learn about the Amish community. Day 1: New York - Finger Lakes - Niagara Falls Your morning departure from the Big Apple takes you north where you will pass the beautiful Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then continue to Niagara Falls passing Seneca Lake, arriving in the late afternoon (Winter itinerary goes to Montour Falls instead of Watkins Glen State Park). Tour the American and Canadian sides of the Falls including the American Falls, ...

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What people are saying about Niagara Falls, Canada

It was my first ever doing any zip line event. I was a bit afraid of heights but I decided to join my wife and teenage kids. It was incredible. Such an amazing experience. I can’t wait to bro back and do it again.

We had the best time with Sam our guide she was well informed and took us to places we would have never have seen on our own. 100% Recommended.

Great tour. Our guide Seiad was all you can hope for in a guide. pleasant, informative and made us all very comfortable.

Wonderful ride, excellent view, just a lot of waiting time but the ride is worth!

Went ziplining for the first time for my birthday. I loved it, so worth it!