The powerful diesel-engined boats take visitors to the base of the American Falls and then on to the basin of the magnificent Canadian Horseshoe Falls. This is the best way to appreciate the power and roar of the falls. A disposable rain jacket is provided, and you need it.
See our Maid of the Mist Visitors Guide
for more information.
Photo courtesy Niagara Fallsview Casino
The 2.5 million square foot complex includes more than 3,000 slot machines and 150 gaming tables, a 368-room five-star hotel, fine-dining restaurants, 50,000 square feet of meeting/conference space, a health spa, a retail facility, a 1,500-seat theatre and much more.
Located on a stunningly landscaped eight-hectare property, the Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort
overlooks one of the most famous views in the world – Niagara Falls.
The Butterfly Conservatory
is part of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens
a few minutes drive from Niagara Falls.
The Butterfly Conservatory
in Niagara Falls is an indoor attraction that allows visitors to wander amongst recreated tropical conditions in which more than 2,000 butterflies fly freely. Wear bright colored clothing and be prepared for the butterflies to land right on you.
4. The Skylon Tower
Photo courtesy Tourism Niagara
If the Skylon Tower
just isn't high enough for you, maybe Niagara Helicopters
can satisfy your lust for elevation. Get an awe-inspiring view of Niagara Falls or travel in chopper style to one of the region's wineries for lunch.
Hold on to your seats! Experience the thunderous power of Niagara Falls from a heart-thumping perspective. The IMAX Theatre Niagara Falls
features a more than six-stories high screen and 12,000 watts of floor shaking digital surround sound that will make feel like you're right in the heart of the action.
Want to touch and feed a beluga whale?
Marineland has long been a favourite for families. This park features amusement rides, dolphin, walrus and sea lion shows; splash and jump sessions showcasing killer whales. There are also land animals such as deer, buffaloes and bears.
Experience 50,000 sq feet of tropical rain forest with over 400 free flying birds at the world's largest indoor aviary, Niagara Falls Aviary
Journey Behind the Falls
is exactly as it sounds: Visitors (often hoards of them) are guided through a tunnel to a spot behind the Falls where you can hear and see the falling water -- lots and lots of it.
Most people, given the choice, would rather do the Maid of the Mist
boat tour, but if you just can't get enough of the Falls, the Journey Behind the Falls
may well be worth it.
Get a great view and a rush of adrenalin by traveling above the Niagara Whirlpool and its rapids in an antique cable car. The Whirlpool Aero Car is open seasonally in suitable weather.