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  • Address: 3850 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Canada
  • Hours: Open daily

Dangling above the Niagara River, just north of Horseshoe Falls, is the Whirlpool Aero Car. The gondola travels 1,800 feet/550 meters between two points above the Niagara Gorge, providing unforgettable views of the raging waters below. It’s a thrilling 10 minutes!

To reach the Whirlpool Aero Car, you climb a winding stairwell. Those afraid of heights might be better off on the ground. Then, you’ll board the antique cable car and be transported on six sturdy cables high above the racing Niagara River. Far below, the torrent of water abruptly changes direction and creates one of the world’s most mesmerizing natural phenomenons - the Niagara Whirlpool, which is formed at the end of the rapids where the gorge turns abruptly counterclockwise and the river escapes through the narrowest channel in the gorge.

Practical Info

The Whirlpool Aero Car is located north of Horseshoe Falls, along the Niagara River Parkway. You can get here by car or shuttle bus. Nearby attractions include The Niagara Butterfly Conservatory. The car only holds 40 passengers, so on busy days, you may encounter a line.

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