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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...more
3850 Niagara River Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
+1 877-642-7275
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take this trip across the mighty Niagara river across the biggest whirlpool you will ever see. There is nothing like it. Ask your guides about its nefarious past. Be sure to take your camera or charge your phone. It’s spectacular!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank T3361TYrobertm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we also did this on our own and again we were able to take the bus there for free. There is free parking available

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 370ADuster
Reviewed January 16, 2019

As part of a package went in the Spanish Cable Car and it was absolutely fantastic. Great views of the whirlpool and the Niagara and just a different way to experience the river and the falls and the specacle

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BristolPete1
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Yep, this is what they tell you! Apparently, once you board on your journey accross the whirlpool, due to the river's twists, the cable car crosses to our neighbours side and back twice, in each direction. Gorgeous views, easy thrill!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vladimiramirela
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Niagara Parks operates the Whirlpool Aero Car, a thrill ride over the Niagara River in an antique cable car is suspended on six interlocking steel cables. It’s similar to a big oblong basket similar to but bigger than a hot air balloon basket. It goes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed December 8, 2018

I am not brave enough to cross over on the cable car, as I have a severe fear of heights. I like the gift shop and the view from the deck. If you are fearless, you can cross over high above the whirlpool to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 904brendab
Reviewed December 7, 2018

The Whirlpool Aero Car was designed in 1916 and transports you 200+ feet over the Niagara Whirlpool. It crosses the Canadian and American borders 4 times on a single trip! The ride was a pretty neat experience and the guides give you the history as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LisaCLC
Reviewed November 14, 2018

The Aero car shows you a different side of the Falls and gives some great information. I loved the pictures that were taken of our family at this spot

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mlanzalo
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Riding in a cable car above the river is exciting. The view is beautiful. You switch sides half way through the ride. The ride is not very long but is worth it. It’s neat trying to spot items that are stuck in the whirlpool like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hyperhippiechic
Reviewed November 7, 2018

It's a beautiful view and the water is mesmerizing. They got us to switch sides halfway through so everyone got to see from both sides, which I thought was nice.

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 12, 2018|
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Response from Dfwkid | Reviewed this property |
you can buy just aero car . you dont have to buy package
June 5, 2018|
Response from Rube109 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a sectioned off area with a sign indicating where you leave your stroller.
Dennis D
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Ziqi L | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. The space is limited on the cart. Also passengers need to rotate to the other side halfway through.