Skylon Tower
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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  • NY_natayurchuk
    Przemysl, Poland231 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls is not so Big city, and almost all tourist are trying to make best view picture there close to falls. But this tower is also a good variant to find it. High enough, you definitely will do your great shot here 🫰🏻 enjoy the best panoramic views of the Falls and surrounding city from 236 meters above the Niagara
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written April 27, 2023
  • 465DENNISJ
    Orleans, Indiana159 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must when in Niagra Falls.
    We made sure that we got a passport before we took our trip. We were told that was best to view of the falls from the Canada side. That was right. The 500ft. tall tower gives you a birds eye view of the falls.
    Visited May 2023
    Written May 11, 2023
  • Mike D
    2 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    3 Stars as noted
    I have 2 criticisms about this restuarant so I am only giving them 3 stars. First I have a stomach problem with rich sauces. I ordered the beef stroganoff. Usually this comes with buttered noodles but rhis came with a rich sauce. This should be NOTED on the menu! Second when I made the reservation on line they asked if this was for a special occasion. I typed in yes we were celebrating our anniversary. Not sure why as they did did not acknowledge our special day. I would not go back.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written June 15, 2023
  • Ricardo
    Mississauga, Canada3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome
    We did the buffet dining experience and it was amazing. For $49.00 CAD per person you can’t beat that. It’s cheaper than the regular menu. Also if you dine in you get to the observation deck for free. So it’s great deal.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written July 23, 2023
  • garchr
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania131 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    wife's first trip to the top
    This was my wife's first trip to the top and my second, but the first was over 30 years ago. The view is great and you can get a dollar off deal if you find a coupon in one of the many tour books they put out. They really do not limit the time spent on the observation deck so feel free to take your time. The one thing I did not care for was the photos they try to get you to take and then purchase on the way down. Too pricey. Also, they try to get all the people they can in the elevator so the trip up is rather cramped.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written August 3, 2023
  • Patti S
    Bradenton, Florida45 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful Experience - OK Food
    I would go again for the atmosphere and delightful views. The food is not memorable and there is a required minimum amount per person, which seemed to be $50 Canadian, not including beverages or dessert. One person in our party attempted to order two appetizers and a dessert, which would have cost over $50 and she was told that, regardless of ordering the dessert, she needed to order a third appetizer if not ordering one of the pricier entrees. Service was very good and it was a charming evening all in all.
    Visited July 2023
    Written August 7, 2023
  • GHalewood
    Liverpool, United Kingdom117 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing views,and a good Buffet.
    My wife booked the Skylon tower buffet before we arrived in Niagra, and to be fair we really enjoyed it.like other reviewers have stated the tower is looking its age but the reception area and lifts up and down are well organised ,so no long wait. We were seated at a table for two next to the windows and wow !!! the views are fantastic.but to honest regardless were your sitting the views are stunning. The buffet isn’t the biggest ,so don’t expect a Vegas casino sized one ,but the selection was good and we enjoyed are food. After our meal your ticket includes a trip to the viewing platform, and again great views. A really good experience we both enjoyed and if I’m being honest probably the best meal we had during are stay in Niagra falls.
    Visited August 2023
    Written August 16, 2023
  • mrsronnydavis
    Sebago, Maine56 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Most beautiful view ever while eating!
    Had a great dinner at the buffet with a Perfect view of niagara falls while we ate. The buffet was wonderful (a little pricy for a buffet dinner) But the view while eating was worth it. The meal also came with a free ticket to the observation deck, and what a view. Tip: for the best view reserve dinner early in the evening .
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written August 19, 2023
  • Tracy L
    29 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic! Highly recommended
    We ate at the Skylon Tower, choosing the buffet restaurant at $50. As it costs $20 just to go up to the observatory, we thought the price was okay. The food was really good, and as it is an all you can eat buffet, there's plenty of choice and the food is good quality (except the 'chicken fingers' were awful - tasted old as well as being cold!). Our table was booked for 5pm and we arrived to check in at 4.45pm, securing a window seat. The views are truly amazing. Highly recommended.
    Visited September 2023
    Written September 14, 2023
  • paula656499
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania51 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Views and a delicious meal
    We had a delicious early dinner that included admission to the observation level. Service was wonderful! The views of the various falls and the river were breathtaking during our meal and afterward from observation area. Restaurant rotates so you have the opportunity to see everything for miles in every direction.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written September 17, 2023
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Tricia B
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Great views! We visited in the afternoon and didn’t have much of a wait.Wish that there was signage or story boards to explain the distant views. All the employees were friendly.
Written April 9, 2024
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billy b
Suffolk, UK147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent way to see the falls. Outside lift with spectacular views. Would definitely recommend as you get to see the whole surrounding area too!
Written March 27, 2024
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Robert E
Argyle, NY295 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Visited during a wedding anniversary trip. The staff were exemplary, from the photographer to the waitstaff made my wife and I feel welcomed.
Written March 26, 2024
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Juliep1975
Burntwood, UK196 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I thought this was brilliant and absolutely loved it!! After going to the CN tower in Toronto the day before my expectations were low as it’s a lot smaller but I was not disappointed at all! The views are incredible! I was absolutely amazed! I would highly recommend doing this!
Written March 7, 2024
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RichardPrince
Desborough, UK317 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Being the middle of February the Skylon was virtually empty.

There’s an old fashion arcade at the bottom of the tower which requires coins.

The lift up to the observation deck is manned and the staff provide good local knowledge of the falls and the area.

Nice little souvenir shop at the top and let’s not forget the great 360 degree views which can be had on a lovely clear day.

£32 for three of us, not a bad price considering the views which you get.
Written February 25, 2024
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Joshua Stewart
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Our visit to Skylon Tower's Observation Deck in Niagara Falls, Ontario, turned into an unexpected adventure that began with a casual stroll from our hotel. Accidentally stumbling upon the entrance to the tower, I sensed a mix of excitement and apprehension, knowing my wife's fear of heights. On a whim, I suggested we give it a try, and before we fully realized what we were doing, we had tickets in hand and were snapping a few photos at the entrance, aware of the impending charge for these mementos.

The elevator ride to the top was surprisingly smooth, and it barely felt like we were ascending to such a great height. While my wife initially avoided the view, I was captivated by the breathtaking scenery unfolding as we rose. The top of the tower offered a warm, enclosed space with a stunning 360-degree view, allowing us to marvel at the landscape in comfort.

What I particularly enjoyed was the comparison board, which provided fascinating insights into how Skylon Tower ranks among the world's tallest structures. Discovering a board signed by famous celebrities added an unexpected layer of excitement, especially when my wife recognized the tower as a filming location from a Superman movie - a detail that thrilled her.

Despite her initial reluctance, my wife's curiosity got the better of her, and she cautiously ventured outside. Staying close to the inner wall at first, her fascination with the panoramic views soon overcame her fear. Together, we took a complete walk around the deck, capturing incredible photos and videos of the surrounding beauty.

The souvenir shop on the inside was our next stop, where we picked a few keepsakes to remember our visit. Although we debated the price of the professionally edited photos taken at the entrance, we ultimately decided to purchase them, valuing the memories over the cost.

Reflecting on our experience, the Skylon Tower Observation Deck offered much more than just stunning views. It provided us with a memorable adventure, complete with unexpected discoveries and personal triumphs over fear. Despite the initial hesitation and the slightly overpriced photos, the experience was well worth it, making for an unforgettable part of our Niagara Falls visit.

The day after our impromptu visit to Skylon Tower, my wife and I embarked on our previously booked "Niagara Falls in One-Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides." Dayna from Over the Falls Tour company was awesome. We overlooked the itinerary, which included another visit to the Skylon Tower. What might have seemed redundant turned out to be a delightful encore to our already memorable experience.

The weather was notably warmer on this second visit, which made exploring the outdoor observation deck not just bearable but thoroughly enjoyable. The improved conditions allowed us to appreciate the panoramic views of Niagara Falls and its surroundings with a new perspective. The clear skies and gentle breezes enhanced the natural beauty of the landscape, making the sights even more breathtaking than the day before.
Written February 11, 2024
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Canadian Travellers
Edmonton, Canada4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
This ferris wheel is enormous! We went at night and timed it perfectly to see the fireworks. We had to best view of the show!

Would love to do it again during the day to see how far we could see!
Written January 8, 2024
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Matthias R
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Have some great photos and footage. You can be on top there as long as you’d like and it’s honestly the best.
Written December 18, 2023
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Emily Garside
Cardiff, UK73 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
This was a great way to see a view of the falls if like us you have no interest in going on the boats/journey behind the falls. We went on a lovely clear day and the views were fantastic. The overall place is a bit dated, but actually has transitioned into fun kitsch. Out of season when we went (November) it's super quiet as well. For the low price it's well worth doing.
Written November 13, 2023
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Pamela Casey
Hamburg, NY3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
My husband and I just returned from our long weekend in Niagara Falls, Canada. We had dinner in the Skylon Tower, my first time, and we loved it! The view was beautiful, the dinner was delicious and all the employees were personable and professional. We live in New York, U.S. and we have just found a new, special place to go !
Written November 11, 2023
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Skylon Tower - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (2024)

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Skylon Tower admission prices can vary. Entrance tickets currently cost C$22.30, while a popular guided tour starts around C$16.84 per person.




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