The Top Five Niagara Falls Canada Attractions
Niagara Falls continues to amaze us with ever-evolving new and exciting attractions.
Here are our top five Niagara Falls Canada Attractions that you MUST experience:
If you haven’t yet experienced the wonderment of this watercraft attraction, well you simply must. You can experience it day or night, as there are many cruise options to choose from:
Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour
This is a 20 minute exhilarating boat cruise that provides spectacular views of the American, Bridal Veil and gets right into the mist of our personal favourite, the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Hold on tight because this is a thrilling boat tour that will leave you speechless.
Falls Illumination Cruise
Experience 40 minutes of getting to know our natural wonder, Niagara Falls at night. This is a sensory experience that your eyes and ears will love. You won’t believe how close you get to both the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls and to see both Falls illuminated in all colours of the rainbow and the spectacular skyline of the city – ummm breathtaking.
This cruise is similar to the Falls Illumination Cruise, but also includes an extraordinary display of the fireworks over the Falls (your kids might even use the word “epic” to describe this experience).
Check out the Day Cruise for yourself:
This one is equally as exhilarating as #1 and will definitely get your heart racing. This 45 minute to 1 hour journey will be one history and geology lesson you will be talking about for years. You’ll learn important facts about the majestic Niagara River and experience class 5 whitewater rapids first hand. Be sure to hold on to your seats for a ride of a lifetime.
With this Niagara Falls attraction, you’ll take a journey deep below (45 metres (150 ft.) through bedrock to tunnels) leading to the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls and YES you WILL get WET! The mighty Niagara Falls mist will tumble from 13 storeys above.
Now here are some cool facts (again more history lessons – it’s a win-win situation for you and your kids):
- over 2,800 cubic metres of water thunders over the brink every second, traveling 65 kilometres per hour
- you’ll experience the awesome spectacle of one-fifth of the world’s fresh water crashing down to the basin below
On this spectacular attraction you will soar the Great Gorge above the Niagara River in an antique cable car (your kids might be thinking “archaic”, but by the end (trust us) they will be thinking “awesome”). During this ride you’ll see the thunderous rapids of the Niagara Whirlpool right below you (this is the point where “archaic” turns to “awesome”).
The whirlpool aero car travels safely between two different points of the Canadian shore of the Niagara River over the spectacular Whirlpool. A round trip is about one kilometre (3,600 feet) and can carry up to 35 standing passengers. Be sure to explore the White Water Walk and experience the raging rapids that twist and turn right before your very eyes.
#5 a) Ziplining Niagara Falls
This unbelievable attraction is now very much alive and is one of the most talked about Niagara Falls Canada Attractions.
The MistRider Zipline will soar high and fast towards the breathtaking Niagara Falls.
This is how it’s set to work:
- there will be four parallel ziplines travelling at 670 metres (2,200 feet) through the wild river gorge, where you will experience picture perfect views of the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls
- Pricing is currently expected to be $49.99 per person
- Minimum age is 7 years old (rider must weigh between 65 and 300lbs)
- Youth under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult
b) Whirlpool Adventure Course
This is a thrilling and adventurous new experience that is sure to bring out your inner child. This course involves suspended obstacles and ziplines high above the Whirlpool and Great Gorge. There will be three self-paced courses which involve climbing, ziplining, jumping, and swinging aerial games.
‘What’s to Fear Jump’
This is a loose line leap from 40-feet (yes you heard us correctly – 40 feet)! The heart-pounding plummet to terra firma (here’s your chance to polish up your latin skills) is a mental and physical adrenaline-rush for people age seven to adult. The ‘What’s to Fear Jump’ can be done as a stand-alone activity, or to enhance WildPlay’s Whirlpool Adventure Course experience.
Prices range from $19.99 to $39.99
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Are you ready for some awe-inspiring new adventures this summer? Be sure to check out all of these incredible Niagara Falls Canada Attractions very soon! And get ready to add some good old memories to that memory bank of yours.