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Whirlpool Aero Car

3850 Niagara River Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
+1 877-642-7275
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Soar the Great Gorge, high above the racing Niagara River. You'll be transported through the air in an antique cable car, while far below the torrent of water abruptly changes direction and creates one of the world’s most mesmerizing natural phenomena – the Niagara Whirlpool. Sometimes frightening and always unforgettable!
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  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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3850 Niagara River Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
+1 877-642-7275
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not go on this ride I was afraid my husband went on it and said you should have went. Ride appeared to be very safe and smooth across the river. Well worth the price. Great little gift shop something for everyone, restroom facilities...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a must see if you are visiting. You can see the whirlpools, and people hiking or fishing. The wait might be longer than the actual ride for this one and you will want to have warm clothes to avoid the cold winds.

Thank Santiago M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short bus journey will take you to the Whirlpool Aero Cart. Built over 100 years ago this cart takes you over the top of the white water rapids and whirlpool pool at the bend of the river. Be warned this attraction is standing it...More

Thank Claire T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience crossing the river and viewing the whirlpool section of the falls and river downstream. A must do.

Thank davisjd2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visti. The views from the Aero Car are amazing. The view of the water below gives you an idea of the amount of water flowing through the whirlpool. Some nice walks down to the river as well very close by.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cable car goes out over a nearly right angle bend in the Niagara River. From this vantage point you can get a good look at the gorge, the rapids and the whirlpool formed by the bend in the river. The on board operator provided...More

Thank ahaskell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Whirlpool Aero Car as part of a day trip to Niagara from Toronto. We bought the adventure pass in advance and you need to go to the info booth at the visitor centre by the falls to get your lanyard and pass....More

1  Thank SMAX68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have paid for the inclusive adventure pass then it is worth taking the WEGO out to sail across the river to have spectacular views. Once you reach the other side you all shuffle round the gondola so that you get the alternate side...More

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very pleasant, and not scary, way to see the whirlpool and rapids, with an informative guide. Would have liked to go back and forward twice for the cost.

1  Thank Sandie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

,This is yet another very interesting tourist attraction ,in the Falls park area ,and has been running for over 100 years ,the car glides over the whirlpool area of the Niagara River ,just at the bend in the river just past the white water Rapids,...More

1  Thank jarlath m m
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Melanie C
13 August 2017|
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Response from Lesleyannbarlow4845 | Reviewed this property |
Not very fast. It is at a controlled speed. I was nervous when I first saw it but its a great trip and you won't regret doing it.
Mallory W
2 June 2017|
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Response from JP M | Reviewed this property |
there was a young child with parents when I went there, they were not allowed to hold the child because of safety concerns, the child had to stand during the ride next to his parents. I don't believe strollers would fit, but... More
17 May 2017|
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Response from William W | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe so, but there are stairs to enter and exit.