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Niagara SkyWheel
Niagara SkyWheel

Niagara SkyWheel

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202 Reviews
4946 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

The Basics

One of the largest observation wheels in Canada, the Niagara SkyWheel is perfectly placed for those who want to see the magnificent Niagara Falls from a whole new angle. Visitors can prepurchase an admission ticket for the SkyWheel and take the ride at a time of their choosing.

Alternatively, opt for a sightseeing pass that includes not only a ride on the SkyWheel but also access to five other Clifton Hill attractions, including a miniature golf course, Movieland Wax Museum of the Stars, and other rides and interactive experiences. Travelers who take part in organized Niagara Falls day trips from Toronto or Brampton may opt to ride the SkyWheel during free time on the tour.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Niagara Falls & Around

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Will go there again
Mulham_A, Jul 2021
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Really like it Perfect views to the falls and the city also you can see the howhole volcino from up there Thanks to alll stuff
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Simple and inexpensive
Justine_L, Jul 2021
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Simple, effective and inexpensive! Great little activity to do at night with all the lights! Offers great views of the falls! I recommend!
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Very nice
Stacy_P, Jul 2021
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Very beautiful at night looking over the fall and the whole city my family had à great time on the skywheel
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Bad at refunds
Sean_O, Jul 2021
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Was a nice ride. I booked tickets for the 18 July and 19 but on the 18 I figured I’d be leaving to early the next day to use the 19th july tickets. I called to cancel they said to go to the ride and cancel in person. So I went there and they said I needed to call to cancel. Wasn’t able to cancel lost out on 30$. But the ride was nice. Make sure you get the right dates if you book online or show up in person. They aren’t good at refunds or know how to do that it seems.
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Must do
NoraMckaye, Jul 2021
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Skywheel was wonderful experience. Would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Niagara Falls. Especially it’s beautiful at night
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Thumbs up for the skywheel!
Annie_W, Sep 2020
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Excellent way to see all of Niagara! Quick line, great Covid precautions and super kid-friendly. 10/10 would do again!
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It was a good experience!
Rachel_M, Aug 2020
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Good precautions in place, distancing, and cleaning of each pod before a new customer gets on. I just had hoped the wheel would go around 2-3 full turns but it was 1, not including when you wait for people to get on other pods. Still would go on again!!
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Stunning
1stimerider, Jul 2020
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Great friendly service, cleaned infront of us b4 boarding. Beautiful view of falls took amazing pics, so happy we got tickets. Cant wait to go again ! Maybe in the winter 🤷🏻‍♀️
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Eye in the sky
Elizabeth A, Jan 2020
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Great trip, loved this. Nice break from the cold. We waited until weather cleared up so we could see the falls better.
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Ferris wheel
kelsan0622, Dec 2019
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
It was good . Just hate that when we came to visit it was raining and snowing. But over all we had a great time .
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Nice view, Fun Ride,
bellepatrice, Oct 2019
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
The staff were friendly, the ride was nice and smooth and the view was amazing. I went on a slow morning-afternoon and there was no line just a few of us and so we went around 2 extra times more so that was very nice. This iconic ride is a must do for your visit to the Niagara Falls :)
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Great time
garciaindiana, Oct 2019
Niagara SkyWheel Admission Ticket
Went with a group of friends and we had a nice and fun time. We ordered our tickets online and only waited 10 mins.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Bring your camera to take photos of Niagara Falls.

  • Each gondola can accommodate six to eight people.

  • The ride lasts for about 10 minutes.

  • The SkyWheel gondolas are equipped with heating and air conditioning.

  • Two gondolas in the Niagara SkyWheel are accessible to wheelchair users via a portable ramp.

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How to Get There

The Niagara SkyWheel is located at the southern section of Clifton Hill, on the Ontario side of the falls. To get there, ride the WEGO red, blue, or green line buses to the Clifton Hill/Hornblower Niagara Cruises stop. Drivers can park at the Clifton Hill Niagara Falls parking lot.

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When to Get There

The Niagara SkyWheel runs year-round. Wait until nightfall to see the falls illuminated. During summer, visitors can also see the Niagara Falls Fireworks from the gondolas. The fireworks start at 10pm, but lines are common at this time, so it’s worth arriving at the SkyWheel early.

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Niagara Falls Viewpoints

The Niagara SkyWheel is just one of several attractions in town that offer bird’s-eye views of the falls. Visitors can also venture up to the 775-foot (236-meter) observation deck of the Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls, Ontario. From here, vistas extend across the mighty falls, the Great Gorge, and the Niagara wine region. It’s also possible to take helicopter and flightseeing tours over the falls to view one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders.

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