THE BEST SPOTS TO SEE NIAGARA FALLS CANADA FROM ABOVE

THE BEST SPOTS TO SEE NIAGARA FALLS, CANADA FROM ABOVE

When visiting Niagara Falls, Canada there is no doubt that one of the best and closest spots to see all three famous waterfalls is from aboard a Hornblower Niagara Cruise daytime or evening cruise. For those travelling in the winter months who miss the opportunity to experience Niagara Falls, Canada’s boat ride as our boat tour operates from early Spring to late November. Despite the change in temperatures from December to February, Niagara Falls, Ontario still makes for the perfect place to travel. The winter wonderland destination offers incredible sites of the Falls and some of the best spots to view the snow covered Falls is from above. We’ve suggested four attractions and spots in Niagara Falls to witness the beauty and wonder.      

NIAGARA HELICOPTERS

NIAGARA HELICOPTERS

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See Niagara Falls, Canada hundreds of feet above the the ground. If you don’t have a fear of flying and enjoy the adventure, this Niagara Falls attraction is a must do year round! Soar the skies as you fly over the Sir Adam Beck Power Plant, Niagara Whirlpool, Niagara Rapids, the Whirlpool Aerocar, the Niagara Parkway, Clifton Hill and Hornblower Niagara Cruises. The adventure will bring you over the Niagara Gorge viewing sites of the American, Bridal Veil and most stunning and largest waterfalls, the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Enjoy an enclosed glass viewing area and an individual headset with commentary available in 12 languages. The attraction offers groups and family rates. On-site services include a cafe, photo service area and gift shop. Flight departures begin at 9am and are 12 minute duration including boarding time. The helicopter also offers something extra special for wine lovers. Get dropped off at one of the 6 Niagara wineries including Trius at Hillebrand, Peller Estates, John Howard Estates, Vineland Estates, Aure Wines and Chateau des Charmes.

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SKYLON TOWER

Standing tall for 50 years the Skylon Tower brings guests 775 (236 m) feet up in 50 seconds offering amazing 360-degree views of the Niagara Falls city skyline and of course the world famous Falls. Not only can you stand outside on the observation deck,guests can dine at either of the tower’s two restaurants. Looking for a casual atmosphere the Summit Suite Buffet offers a wide selection of culinary options during Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch Buffet. If you’re looking for a unique casual dining experience then you will enjoy an evening overlooking the Illuminated Falls and/ or Falls Fireworks display. The Revolving Dining Room silently and slowly turns 360 degrees giving you the best views of Niagara Falls, Canada. For more information, click here 

skylon tower

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skylon tower on a bright day

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SKYWHEEL

The Niagara Skywheel is Niagara’s second tallest attraction standing at 175 feet (53 m). The operation is just one of the many attractions located along Clifton Hill. The ride is 8-12 minutes offering spectacular aerial views. The skywheel is an ideal way to capture pictures or videos of Niagara Falls during the day or at night  and especially during the Winter months. Admission to the skywheel is only $10.99 Canadian for Adults and $6.99 Canadian for children. Children under 2 are free. For more information, click here

niagara skywheel

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niagar skywheel on cloudy day

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TABLE ROCK

See views of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls like no other. Table Rock is located at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls overlooking the Falls. Watch and hear the thundering roar and feel the intense mist. Table Rock offers bird’s eye views of the rock boulder below.

Table Rock Welcome Centre also offers indoor souvenir stores as well a resting areas, washrooms and a cafe area. For more information,click here  

niagara falls table rock

Photo by: Niagara Falls Tourism 

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