Top 7 Things to Do in Niagara Falls

First-time visitors to Niagara Falls might come primarily to experience the power and thrill of the breathtaking falls – but after arriving, they soon discover that Niagara Falls is packed with activities and attractions of all types. There is plenty here to keep anyone entertained and enthralled.
Table Rock Welcome Centre

Table Rock Welcome Centre

At the heart of the Niagara Parks experience, the Table Rock Welcome Centre features a gift shop and restaurant as well as some exciting and interactive activities. In Journey Behind the Falls, visitors step out onto an observation portal 150 feet down the cliff, from where they can watch the intoxicating spectacle from behind the falls itself; Niagara’s Fury is an experiential display which features a moving platform, while all-around stunning visuals recreate the sights, sounds and sensations of the formation of the falls.
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Voyage to the Falls Boat Tours

Voyage to the Falls Boat Tours

Prepare for the experience of a lifetime as you journey into the heart of Horseshoe Canyon aboard Hornblower Niagara Cruises. This is as close as you will get to the breathtaking spectacle of Niagara Falls!
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Niagara Glen

Niagara Glen

This beautiful nature reserve, deep in the Great Gorge, encompasses four kilometres of hiking paths through the Carolinian Forest. After your walk, stop to discover the fauna, flora and geology of this stunning area at the Niagara Glen Nature Centre.
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Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Located just 10 minutes north of Niagara Falls, the Niagara Parks’ Botanical Gardens encompass 40 hectares of beautifully manicured gardens, and a butterfly conservatory. During the summer months, take a step back in time and enjoy a horse and carriage tour of the gardens.
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White Water Walk

White Water Walk

This thrilling boardwalk runs along one of the world’s wildest stretches of white-water - the Whirlpool Rapids. See how the Great Gorge was formed, and experience the sheer power of water gushing through this narrow trench.
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Niagara on the Lake

Niagara on the Lake

Just ten minutes outside Niagara Falls, this authentic 19th century village has been called the prettiest town in Ontario. It’s well worth a visit just to soak up its historic feel, and maybe stop for some shopping or a fine meal.
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Winery Tours

Winery Tours

Niagara Falls is the heart of Ontario wine country, and there is an abundance of wineries offering tours and tastings – and of course the opportunity to purchase their fine products!