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Niagara Falls, Ontario Air & helicopter tours

Our most recommended Niagara Falls, Ontario Air & helicopter tours

Niagara Falls, Canada: Scenic Helicopter Flight

1. Niagara Falls, Canada: Scenic Helicopter Flight

Embark on the ride of a lifetime aboard a 12-minute helicopter flight. Combine adventure with spectacular views as you soar above Niagara Falls. Take off from the heliport located 5 minutes from downtown Niagara Falls, Canada. Climb aboard an Airbus H130 with seats for up to 7 passengers. The spacious cabin features large windows for the best panoramic views. Take to the skies as you fly over to the Niagara River. Listen to the on-board narration that's available in 12 languages. Glide above the River from the Whirlpool to the Rainbow Bridge. See Queen Victoria Park, Skylon Tower, the American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls from above. Follow the curve of Canadian Horseshoe Falls and see rainbows in all directions. On the return to the heliport, you might spy the outline of Toronto to the north and the shores of Lake Erie to the south. Touch down after an exhilarating 12-minutes and continue your adventure in Niagara Falls.

Canada: Niagara Falls Helicopter Ride and Boat Trip

2. Canada: Niagara Falls Helicopter Ride and Boat Trip

Take a combination tour of Niagara Falls to see the mighty waterfall from several different perspectives from the Canadian side of the Falls, considered the best side to view both the American and Horseshoe Falls. Fly directly above the falls and the whirlpool rapids to get a bird’s-eye view during a 12-minute helicopter flight. Admire the dramatic sight of this natural beauty from the air. Then, see the power of Niagara Falls up close onboard the Hornblower Niagara Cruise boat ride "Voyage to the Falls" (May - November only). When the boat cruise is not operating, experience the fun interactive Niagara Fury and the Butterfly Conservatory from December - April. Admire 360-degree views from the observation deck of the Skylon Tower, also enjoy a spectacular lunch at the Skylon Tower's Summit Suite Buffet. Experience breathtaking views from the top of the tower while choosing from a variety of mouthwatering dishes. Your last stop is "Journey Behind the Falls", where you'll go below as well as behind the iconic Horseshoe Falls. The tour concludes with your safe return to your pickup location.

Niagara Falls: Scenic Airplane Tour w/ Chocolate & Champagne

3. Niagara Falls: Scenic Airplane Tour w/ Chocolate & Champagne

Fly through the clouds and see 12 historical and geological marvels in the Niagara Region. Plug in your audio guide to learn all about the sites below, including Niagara Falls, Lake Ontario, and the quaint Canadian city of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Meet your professional pilot at Niagara District Airport and take off on your airborne adventure. Fly comfortably in a Cessna airplane and enjoy the longest "air time" available in Niagara. With 25 years of experience, your pilot knows just what to do to make sure all passengers get perfect 360-degree views. Fly over the centuries-old Fort George and Fort Niagara, and admire Queenston Heights Park from above. Snap the perfect shot of the turbulent Niagara whirlpool and capture the power of this natural wonder which has been swirling for 4,000 years. Learn about local landmarks such as the Welland Canal, Fort Niagara, and the Hydro Power Dams while enjoying champagne and chocolate. The tour will end at Niagara District Airport.

Niagara Falls: Winter Lights Tour with Helicopter Ride

4. Niagara Falls: Winter Lights Tour with Helicopter Ride

Celebrate the beauty of winter with this guided holiday tour in Niagara Falls which includes the Winter Festival of Lights, a helicopter ride around the falls, dinner at Table Rock House Restaurant, and an exhibit at the Illumination Tower. Witness the whole city turn into a winter wonderland. Begin your night with a pickup from your hotel in downtown Niagara Falls. Meet your guide and ride in the comfort of a heated Mercedes Metris van. Then, make your way to your first festive experience with over 3 million lights and 75 illumination displays. Admire the city after dark while driving along the parkway and through Dufferin Islands to see the Winter Festival of Lights. Follow the festival route to discover larger-than-life displays at every turn, from a 3D moose to a giant gingerbread house. Enjoy the holiday display of illuminated Christmas trees, giant ornaments, polar bears, and more, made from millions of twinkling lights that will dazzle your senses and spread holiday cheer. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can catch fireworks that add to the sparkle of the event. Next, take a helicopter tour around Niagara Falls and the gorge on the Canadian side. Marvel at how the falls and the surrounding area come to life with colorful lights and visuals, especially during the holiday season with the Winter Festival of Lights underway. Then, treat your palate to a 3-course Fallsview dinner at Table Rock House Restaurant. Savor locally sourced and internationally inspired cuisine with an incredible view of the icy Horseshoe Falls right beside you. After a hearty meal, follow your guide to the Illumination Tower to witness the falls lit up against the night sky, transformed into a multi-colored water and light masterpiece. Also, get the opportunity to control the lights. Choose some festive colors to add to the joyous atmosphere. Lastly, be presented with an “I Lit Up Niagara Falls” certificate as a keepsake from this exclusive experience before returning to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Niagara Falls, Ontario

What a great experience. Everything well organized and high quality. This is the best way to see the falls. Everything we wanted to do in one package. Picked up and dropped off at our hotel.

It was great to have all the activities that we wanted to do in one tour. Our tour guide, Zach, was great… Thank you Zach for the very fun day!

Incredible view of the Falls and seeing both the US and CA sides! This was my favorite Niagara excursion and a unique experience!

Wonderful experience. The team was very efficient and nice.

Felt very safe. It was a great experience. Amazing views.