Niagara Falls

Travel Guide
Bridal Veil Falls showing a city, a cascade and landscape views

Stunning scenery, thrilling adventures, culture, shopping and more – these waterfalls have got it all.

Perhaps the most recognisable natural wonder in the world, Niagara Falls is an exciting blend of nature, history, culture, thrilling adventure rides and views that will blow you away. Straddling the Canadian and American sides of the Niagara River, Niagara Falls has a fantastic range of entertaining attractions to suit all kinds of visitors.

Spectacular aerial views of the Falls and the surrounding topography can be enjoyed from excellent observation points. The Skylon Tower has a mind-blowing 360-degree panorama from its 160-metre high observation deck, while the enormous SkyWheel takes visitors on a magical journey into the clouds.

Passports, visas and change at the ready; make your way to the middle of the Rainbow Bridge which straddles the border between the two cities of Niagara Falls. Enjoy this unique perspective while posing for a photo with one foot in each country.

From here, grab your poncho and hop on the Maid of the Mist boat tour. Taking visitors within spitting distance of the mighty Canadian Horseshoe Falls this is one of the most memorable ways to experience the thunderous cascade of water as it crashes down around you.

Want to get even closer to the action? From Goat Island, descend 53 metres into the bedrock and experience the thrill of the Cave of Winds tour at Bridal Veil Falls. Feel the spray on your face as the walkways take you right to the edge of the river.

The spine-tingling Journey Behind the Falls takes visitors into the heart of the famous Horseshoe Falls. Inhale the spray from barricaded tunnels which sit right behind the roaring curtain of water and feel the power of nature as it pulsates through the surrounding rock.

Need a break from the non-stop exhilaration? Retire to the peaceful surrounds of the Aquarium of Niagara. Home to an eclectic array of sea creatures, this is a great place to spend a couple of hours. See sharks and piranhas, catch a sea lion show or feed the penguins.

Finally, stop off at the pretty town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Full of history and culture, this is a charming place to explore if you have a few hours to spare. Alternatively, head for the sanctuary of the botanical gardens in Ontario’s Niagara Parks where peace and tranquillity abound.

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Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview
Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview
3.5 out of 5
6455 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON
The price is AU$137 per night from 11 Oct. to 11 Oct.
Located in Fallsview, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Fallsview Casino and Skylon Tower. Scotiabank Convention Centre and Journey Behind The Falls are ...
3.9/5Good! (4,334 reviews)
"Normal"

Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2021

Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview
Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
4 out of 5
6361 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON
The price is AU$178 per night from 11 Oct. to 11 Oct.
Located in Fallsview, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Fallsview Casino and Skylon Tower. Clifton Hill and Horseshoe Falls are also within ...
3.7/5Good! (9,026 reviews)
"Having a 5 night stay and having to call housekeeping twice to have the room cleaned. First call was ignored"

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2021

Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls
Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls
4 out of 5
6755 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON
The price is AU$192 per night from 11 Oct. to 11 Oct.
Located in Fallsview, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fallsview Casino and Queen Victoria Park. Horseshoe Falls and Casino Niagara are also ...
4.2/5Very Good! (3,046 reviews)
"I liked the view of the falls and cleanliness of the rooms, but what I didn't like was the view of the overflowing dumpters at other Hotels. Also garbage that was on the ground at the bus stop across from the hotel. The hotel hottub was not working."

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2021

Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Your own private oasis in Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada
Your own private oasis in Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada
4266 Elgin St, Niagara Falls, ON
The price is AU$124 per night from 4 Oct. to 4 Oct.
Located in Silvertown, this romantic apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Niagara River Gorge and within 3 miles (5 km) of Fallsview Indoor Waterpark and ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
Great location
"Premises has beautiful bedroom and living room great. The comfortable Front porch was our morning and evening place to be. Niagara parkway, is seconds from the front door and great to get to Niagara on the lake. Recommend visitors take the parkway to Fort Erie also. There is much to see on that side ..."

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2021

Your own private oasis in Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada
 Niagara Country Get Away is a big beautiful house in a country setting
Niagara Country Get Away is a big beautiful house in a country setting
11713 Willoughby Dr, Niagara Falls, ON
The price is AU$465 per night from 5 Oct. to 5 Oct.
Situated in a rural location, this holiday home is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Legends on the Niagara and within 6 miles (10 km) of Marineland and Safari Niagara. Niagara ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
A Spacious and Beautiful House
"The wide open design of the house gave us plenty of space, and the location was nice and isolated. My friends and I had a great time."

Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2021

Niagara Country Get Away is a big beautiful house in a country setting
Stonehaven Niagara Five
Stonehaven Niagara Five
4 out of 5
Dorchester Rd and Cropp St, Niagara Falls, ON
4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)
"Great place to stay, plenty of rooms/beds, pool was perfect."

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2021

Stonehaven Niagara Five
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