As one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls, Canada, is a must visit. The four season destination exhibits a roster of activities that range from thrilling entertainment and exhilarating adventures to renowned wining and dining, unique wildlife encounters and everything in between. Combine adventure with natural wonder, and discover some of the best vantage points to experience Niagara Falls, each ranked by their distance from the waterfall.
- NIAGARA HELICOPTER
Hover 457 metres above the Falls for the perfect aerial shot of the entire city on this must-do venture, available through every season! Image: @laureannevoyage
- SKYLON TOWER OBSERVATION DECK
Towering 236 metres above the mighty waterfall, the only thing more exciting than this renowned view is the glass enclosed elevator ride you’ll take to get there.
- WILDPLAY’S MISTRIDER ZIPLINE
This thrilling panorama, 67 metres over Niagara Falls, can only be seen by those willing to soar along the Niagara River’s edge at speeds up to 70 kph.
- NIAGARA SKYWHEEL
With climate controlled gondolas perfect for any weather, this leisurely ride provides a city-wide vista, 53 metres above the plunging Falls. Image: @giovannapec
- TABLE ROCK WELCOME CENTRE
Arguably one of the best views in the world, the base of Table Rock will bring you the closest to the brink of the Falls as you can be – a mere 3 metres away.
- JOURNEY BEHIND THE FALLS
Exactly as it sounds, you’ll descend 38 metres below the Falls to explore 130 year-old tunnels that lead to an observation deck and a viewing portal to catch a glimpse behind the raging Horseshoe Falls. Image: @misoohangry
- HORNBLOWER NIAGARA CRUISES
This iconic boat ride will bring you into the belly of the beast! Get unprecedented views (and a little wet) as you sail toward the thundering waterfall, 51 metres below the brink.