The Clifton Hill district is home to many of Niagara Falls most talked about attractions, from the Ferris Wheel to Casino Niagara – here are some of our favorite activities to enjoy while you’re in the area.
Clifton Hill is a major tourist promenade located in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The street is in close proximity to the Falls and Niagara River. The street leads from River Road located on the Niagara Parkway and intersects with Victoria Avenue.
Fan-Favorite Things to Do at Clifton Hill Niagara Falls
#1. Casino Niagara
Situated at the heart of Clifton Hill district is Casino Niagara, where the party never stops! There are two floors with 1,300 slot machines to try your luck at. There are penny machines, and $5 slot machines, as well as 30 gaming tables with a Poker Room, Black Jack, Mississippi Stud, and Roulette table. There are four restaurants on-site and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night.
#2. Niagara Skywheel
Enjoy views of Niagara Falls from 175 feet up in the air. This isn’t just any Ferris wheel, it includes climate-controlled gondolas for year-round sightseeing in utmost comfort. This is Canada’s largest observation wheel, offering one of the most exciting ways to view the Falls. You’ll have a chance to score breathtaking views of the American Falls, the Niagara River, Horseshoe Falls, and Niagara Parks, as well as other landmarks. The ride spans anywhere from 8 to 12 minutes and is an epic adventure no matter if you go during daylight hours or after dark, when the glittering lights of the city will light up your gondola.
#3. Fallsview Indoor Waterpark
This 3-acre indoor waterpark is only a 2-minute walk from the American Falls. There are 16 waterslides, a huge indoor wave pool, hot springs and an outdoor sundeck with pool.
Thanks to the fact the waterpark is indoors, it doesn’t matter if it’s a little chilly outside – you can still enjoy the thrill of water play!
#4. Rock Legends Wax Museum
Come see famous musicians and rock pioneers in wax form at the Rock Legends Wax Museum on Clifton Hill. From the earliest musicians to modern-day hit makers like Taylor Swift, you’re sure to see some of your favorites. The life-size wax replicas are quite stunning, it’s just like standing next to the real artist, although they don’t sing! Still, it makes for a great picture opportunity.
#5. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Niagara Falls
The kids will love to make a stop at the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not attraction. There are over 12 themed rooms to explore and an impressive 800 exhibits! This unique attraction will not disappoint.
#6. Nightmares Fear Factory
Enjoy a good scare? Nightmares Fear Factory offers a hair-raising experience in the Clifton Hill district of Niagara Falls. The attraction has been open for the last 30 years, scarring and thrilling all who enter its doors. Will you make it through the entire ting? There are over 140,000 people who have chickened out of the haunted house before it was even through. It’s been featured on many talk shows and programs including Regis & Kelly, The New York Times, as well as websites and newspapers all over the world.
#7. The Greg Frewin Theatre
Welcome to a magic show with the heart of Las Vegas! Greg Frewin has earned his place among the best musicians by winning first place in all of the World’s top magic competitions – something that has never been done by any other magician. He has performed on some of the top magic stages in the world including The Flamingo Hilton, the Tropicana in Las Vegas, and Caesar’s Palace. In addition, he’s been featured in more than 35 TV shows.
The Vegas-style show is around 90 minutes long and you can add a buffet style lunch or dinner onto your experience.