How to Experience Niagara Falls

How to Experience Niagara Falls

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Undoubtedly, Niagara Falls is among the top destinations in Canada with stunning visual appeal. And if you want to experience it maximally, this article is meant for you. From the bird’s eye view to the roaring sound of the Falls, there are many exciting ways to appreciate this famous waterfall. We’ll touch on the most thrilling options:

  •     Board the Hornblower Cruise 

This is a one-of-a-kind trip that takes you right up to the base of the roaring waterfalls. It’s a tour with mind-blowing thrills. Be ready for a memorable adventure. While you might be familiar with the “Maid of the Mist” cruise, the Hornblower Niagara Cruise is on the Canadian side. To make sure you don’t miss this exciting tour, it’s important to buy the tickets beforehand. 

While you can choose to get it on-site, the number of people waiting in-line can be frustrating. By buying in advance, this allow you to spend more time on other attractions by the Falls. Remember, this will be a skip to the front ticket that’s convenient for you. 

  •     Ziplining

If you can still stomach another thrilling adventure, then try out Wildplay Zipline. It’s an exciting activity that takes you closer to the Horseshoe Falls. Spanning over 670 metres long on an elevated level, the view below is breathtaking.  

  •     Ride on Hornblower Funicular

Trying different viewpoints of the Falls is what it takes to have a complete experience. So once you’re done with the cruise tour to the base of the Falls, stop by the Hornblower Funicular. It offers a cheap trip down the gorge with spectacular waterfall views. 

  •     Camping

After completing your daytime adventures, you still have one more to go, and that’s camping. Camping is the most fun way to enjoy the evening in Niagara Falls. Depending on the campsite you choose, evening activities can include campfires, movie nights, karaoke, and dancing in the pavilion, among others. 

  •     Niagara SkyWheel

Elevating you over 50 metres (175 feet), from the ground, SkyWheel is an exciting way to view the Falls. It offers a unique view from a point of comfort and relaxation. Also, it’s right above the theme park, Dinosaur Adventure Golf, providing you with more fun things to do. 

  •     Niagara Air Tour

Viewing the waterfall from a close-up view on a helicopter is just another level of fun and thrills. Also, the helicopter will take you around the surrounding area for a complete view of the entire Niagara Falls. On clear days, you’ll see the Toronto skyline from the helicopter across Lake Ontario. 

  •     Skylon Tower

This is a must-visit site in Niagara Falls, Ontario. It’s over 200 metres high providing you with a breathtaking view of the Falls. Also, it has a 360-degree viewing platform, which makes it easy to appreciate the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Due to its majestic height, you can’t miss spotting this tower from any point in Ontario. 

But the fun isn’t over. You can book a dining experience at the revolving restaurant at the top of the Skylong Tower. You’ll be enjoying your meal and drink as the restaurant gives you a 360-degree view. 

Getting Started

For an optimum experience of Niagara Falls, you need more than a day. While you can book hotel accommodation, one of the best experiences is by camping. At Campark, there are lots of fun activities to brighten up your trip. 

Some of the exciting activities include outdoor movie nights, haywagon rides, crafts for kids, heated pool, hot tub, pavilion fun, splash pad, and laser tag, among others. Campark opens in May but you can book now. Visit the Campark booking site and reserve your spot before the campground is fully booked. For more info on the camping rates, visit here