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NIAGARA FALLS THE 7TH WONDER OF THE WORLD
View of Horseshoe Falls and Maid of the Mist
Niagara Falls the 7th Wonder of the World

Millions of people have visited Niagara Falls for their power and natural beauty. Honeymooners have flocked to Niagara Falls since the 19th century. Famous visitors to the Falls have included JFK, Princess Diana, Pierre Trudeau, Jimmy Carter and more. Niagara Falls was also featured in such films as "Niagara" with Marilyn Monroe and "Superman II" with Christopher Reeve.

One fifth of the worlds fresh water supplies are in the Upper Great Lakes, all of which flows over Niagara Falls. The combined flow of water over both the Horseshoe Falls and American Falls is calculated at 750,000 US gallons of water per second.

The height of the Horseshoe Falls is 177 feet and the American Falls is 176 feet, although the drop to the rocks is about 70 feet. The length at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls is 2,200 feet and the American Falls is 850 feet. The depth of the water at the base of the Falls can be as deep as 185 feet.

Horseshoe Falls

NIAGARA'S FURY: THE CREATION OF THE FALLS
Niagara's Fury: The Creation of the Falls
Niagara's Fury: The Creation of the Falls

The biggest thrill, 10,000 years in the making, will take Niagara Falls by storm in the summer of 2008. A new multi-million dollar attraction, staged at the new Table Rock. Will You Survive the Fury?

Niagara's Fury

IMAX
Legend's and Daredevils in IMAX
Imax

Now you and your family can experience the thundering Falls as only the daredevils of years past have before. IMAX Niagara is a must see attraction that will bring you up close and personal with the awesome power of Niagara Falls. With a six storey screen and 12,000 watts of mind blowing digital surround sound, you will be holding onto your seat for dear life as the Niagara Falls Movie - 'Legends & Daredevils', takes you over the brink of one of the most massive sets of waterfalls in the world. This is truly the ultimate Niagara Falls Movie. Also visit the complimentary 'Daredevil Gallery', which showcases memorabilia of some of the daredevils who have faced the awesome Falls in the past, and taken the ultimate plunge over the brink. No visit to Niagara is complete without seeing this thrilling attraction!

IMAX Niagara IMAX Niagara

NIAGARA SKYWHEEL
Niagara Skywheel on Clifton Hill
Niagara Skywheel

Towering 53 meters over the Niagara Falls horizon, the "Niagara SkyWheel" delivers magnificent views of both the Horseshoe and American Falls. From this vantage point you'll be able to see the Niagara River, Niagara parks, and other landmarks while gliding gently over a breathtaking arc.

The evening will offer dazzling views of the glittering lights of Clifton Hill and the surrounding Niagara skyline. Each fully enclosed gondola seats up to six people, and provides heating and air-conditioning for year-round enjoyment. Large UV protected, non-reflective glass reduces glare and allows for great viewing and picture taking.

Sit back and take in the sights and the thrills at this stunning new attraction on Clifton Hill.

Close up view of Niagara Skywheel

MAID OF THE MIST
Maid of the Mist boat number 6 in front of the American Falls
Maid of the Mist

The Maid of the Mist has been transporting visitors to the base of Niagara Falls since 1846. This is a boat ride that you don't want to miss as it is the only way to experience both the American Falls and Horseshoe Falls and the power of the mighty Niagara River from this vantage point.

Maid of the Mist in the Niagara River

JOURNEY BEHIND THE FALLS
View of the observation deck at Journey Behind the Falls
Journey Behind the Falls

The sound is like thunder, the sight awe-inspiring! Take a journey deep below and behind the heart of Niagara and stand in the mist where the mighty Canadian Horseshoe Falls tumbles from 13 stories above!

Experience the awesome spectacle of one-fifth of the world's fresh water crashing down to the basin below. Your Journey Behind the Falls visit will take 30 to 45 minutes. In the spring and summer months, you'll receive a free souvenir biodegradable rain poncho as protection from the mist of the Falls. Elevators descend 150 feet through bedrock to tunnels that lead to the Cataract Portal and the Great Falls Portal which is one third of the way behind the massive sheet of water, then on to the Upper and Lower Observation Decks at the foot of the Falls.

During the winter months, the mist of the Falls freezes in spectacular ice formations on every tree and building. Viewing the Falls in winter should not be missed!

Feel the Thunder at Journey Behind the Falls

SKYLON TOWER
The Skylon Tower stands high about the Falls
Skylon Tower

The Skylon Tower stands near famous Niagara Falls, offering visitors a stunning view of the area from its Observation deck, 775 feet above the mighty falls. Niagara's tallest tower also features several dining options, including a revolving dining room which makes one complete rotation per hour. Exterior mounted, glass elevators carry guests to the top in just 52 seconds, as the beautiful scenery of Niagara opens up beneath them. The tower also features a Plaza level for special events and exhibitions, a Main Concourse with ticket sales, shopping, arts and crafts, and the lower concourse and Skyquest. The Lower Level & SkyQuest contains an interactive indoor entertainment center for dynamic family fun.

The external elevator at the Skylon Tower offers a breathtaking view

CAPTAIN JACK'S PIRATES COVE
Couple having fun at Captain Jack's Pirates Cove Restaurant
Captain Jack's Pirates Cove
Located at 4955 Clifton Hill

Set your kids loose for the biggest, wildest Million Dollar Midway Gaming adventure in Niagara Falls. Our gaming card is filled with free credits letting the entire family experience what Pirates Cove has to offer.

If gaming isnt your thing, come enjoy the sports bar while the kids run wild trying to win some of the hundreds of prizes! Come on out, enjoy yourself and become a part of the ultimate gaming experience.

Captain Jack's Pirates Cove Restaurant

BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY
A Butterfly at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory
Butterfly Conservatory

This magical attraction features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!

A Butterfly on a Flower

MOVIELAND WAX MUSEUM OF THE STARS
Characters at the Movieland Wax Museum
Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars

Get up close and personal with your favorite stars in their most famous settings. This extraordinary attraction offers a variety of movie, television and music stars, past and present. The realism and detail of our life-size figures will amaze you. Don't forget your camera, our stars love to pose with new friends.

At the end of your tour, be sure to visit the spine chilling "House of Horrors" for a startling experience, or stop by the Wax Hands Factory to have your own hand cast in wax.

Exterior view of the Movieland Wax Museum on Clifton Hill

WHIRLPOOL AERO CAR
Whirlpool Aero Car
Whirlpool Aero Car

High above the racing Niagara River, you'll be transported through the air in an antique cable car. Far below, the torrent of water abruptly changes direction and creates one of the world's most mesmerizing natural phenomenons - the Niagara Whirlpool. Unique in the world and always unforgettable.

Whirlpool Aero Car over the Niagara River

DINOSAUR PARK MINI GOLF
Dinosaur Mini Golf
Dinosaur Park Mini Golf

Step back to pre-historic times and play our 18-hole miniature golf course. It's a fun-filled challenge for the entire family!

Surrounded by lush vegetation, test your putting ability against natural hazards such as water and sand traps.

T-Rex

WHITE WATER WALK
The boardwalk at White Water Walk along the Niagara River
White Water Walk

Stroll along a boardwalk at the very edge of one of the world's wildest stretches of white water! Marvel at the relentless power and beauty of nature and see how the deep and narrow Great Gorge was created. Trillions of gallons of water are forced into this accelerating trough - the sight will take your breath away!

The White Water Walk features a photo gallery that reviews the stunters and daredevils from years past that tried to conquer Niagara's dangerous white water rapids.

A couple viewing the rapids in the lower Niagara River

GREAT CANADIAN MIDWAY
having fun at the Great Canadian Midway
Great Canadian Midway

Step right up to this spectacular entertainment complex and discover over 300 interactive games, amusements and rides for all ages. Located inside is the exhilarating full motion FX Ride theatre, as well as the spooky Ghost Blasters dark ride.

Games at the Great Canadian Midway

GREG FREWIN LAS VEGAS MAGIC SHOW
Greg Frewin Las Vegas Magic Show
Greg Frewin Las Vegas Magic Show

The "International Grand Champion of Magic" amazes audiences with his unreal, Las Vegas caliber illusions each night in Niagara Falls. Greg Frewin has appeared on some of the top stages in the world, including the Tropicana Las Vegas, the Flamingo Hilton, and Caesar's Palace. He has been featured in over 35 television specials all around the world. This family friendly show features large cats, showgirls, and much more!

Greg Frewin and a tiger

GALAXY GOLF CLIFTON HILL
Indoor mini golf
Galaxy Golf Clifton Hill

The all-new Galaxy Golf offers an exciting glow-in-the-dark space adventure, set within a comfortable climate-controlled environment.

Galaxy Golf will be open year round, 7 days a week, rain or shine. You'll love our indoor Mini-Putt!!!

Golf on Clifton Hill

GHOST BLASTERS DARK RIDE
Ghost Blasters thrill ride
Ghost Blasters Dark Ride

The fun and interactive Ghost Blasters dark ride will give families a thrill when they ride through a haunted house and try to shoot the ghosts to score points.

Ghost Blasters haunted ride

FALLSVIEW CASINO
Exterior view of the Fallsview Casino Resort
Fallsview Casino

The Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort is the newest casino in Niagara Falls and the largest in Canada. Inside this 2.5 million square foot facility are 150 gaming tables and 3,000 slot machines, a 368 room five star hotel, meeting/conference areas, fine dining, retail outlets, a health spa, a 1,500 seat theatre, and much more.

Fallsview Casino at Night

CASINO NIAGARA
Tower and exterior view of Casino Niagara
Casino Niagara

Since it's opening in 1996 Casino Niagara has been featuring high quality entertainment, exceptional restaurants, and exciting gaming floors. With over 1,700 slot and video poker machines, 70 tables of gaming excitement, three restaurants and three bars, Casino Niagara is sure to provide endless entertainment and fun. And that's not all, the Sports Selection features 26 HD screens. Here you can experience off track betting, sports betting, and exclusive pay per view events. The Media Tree will astonish you with three levels of lights and action on more than 90 plasma screens in the heart of Casino Niagara. All this and more at Casino Niagara.

Entrance to Casino Niagara

FX RIDE THEATRE
FX Ride Theatre
FX Ride Theatre

The FX Ride Theatre, is a motion simulator where the seats move in conjunction with the movie. The massive screen and high quality surround sound make you feel like a part of the show.

Image from the film

DINO RAMPAGE TOY STORE
Family viewing the Dino Rampage film
Dino Rampage Toy Store

Take a step 35 million years into the past and visit a prehistoric world! Come face to face with Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus, and other wild and wonderful extinct creatures, on a full 180 degree screen. This ride features a show on Prehistoric Deep Sea life, and a show on the mammoth Dinosaurs of eons past.

Dino Rampage Toy Store

CAST ADVENTURES
Fisherman with fish in Niagara River
Cast Adventures

One of the most exciting outdoor activities in Niagara is fishing, with our extensive waterways and parks. Cast adventures.ca can show novice or experienced fishermen how to locate active bass, walleye, salmon, or try a fishing program for youths! Whether a walk and wade or boat outing is your pleasure, Cast Adventures has the equipment, knowledge and experience to show you the best fishing Niagara has to offer!

Showing off their catch

TOURS OF NIAGARA FALLS
Tours of Niagara Falls
Tours of Niagara Falls

Offers guided, narrated tours of Niagara Falls, saving you the hassle and frustration of waiting in long lines, fighting traffic and finding the best attractions on your own. You will be picked up in front of your Niagara Falls hotel, and taken on an informative tour during which a professional tour expert will tell you everything about Niagara Falls, from its rich history to its current features and attractions.

With several tours to choose from, you can pick the guided tour that is appropriate for you and your family. We offer helicopter adventure tours, historic tours, wine tours, and general tours which highlight Niagara.

Tours of Niagara Falls