Niagara SkyWheel, Niagara Falls

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Offering priceless views of the famous falls, Niagara SkyWheel ranks among the world's largest observation wheels. The 53 m (175 ft) Ferris wheel provides bird's-eye views of the surrounding area from a climate-controlled gondola, ensuring a comfortable ride and plenty of chances to snap images of the iconic natural attraction. The ride lasts two revolutions (approximately ten minutes), while a recording explains each of the sights as they come into view. For another perspective on the famous landscape, ride the wheel at night. Check the website for discounts, combo tickets, and hours of operation. Arrange your visit to Niagara SkyWheel and discover more family-friendly attractions in Niagara Falls using our Niagara Falls travel planner.
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  • Three times around the wheel, enjoying the fabulous views of Niagara Falls and the surrounding area. Right in the center of Clifton Hill area, very fun vibrant atmosphere.  more »
  • The rate may be a little pricey but the Skywheel does offer a good opportunity to see the city and Falls. The day we went was a bit rainy and chilly, but the compartment was quite comfortable temperat...  more »
  • The kids loved it and so did the adults! Beautiful views of the city and the falls. It was a little pricy for the length of the ride, but we were on vacation and didn’t mind paying for it.  more »
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  • Beautiful view of Niagara Falls while on this ride. Loved the view of the mini golf park beside the Skywheel. Each pod can hold up to 6 persons so perfect for a small family to ride together. The ride is not fast, therefore there's time to take pics both inside and out. You can see landmarks such as the hotels, casinos, the many stores on Clifton Hill😁😁(my fave) etc, etc. Quiet and very enjoyable 😀 we go there every time we're in Niagara
  • I went to Niagara Falls as a birthday weekend trip. I had an amazing time and one of my favourite things that I got to experience was the Niagara SkyWheel. I went at night and it was a beautiful view of the falls both American and Canadian. The pods that you sit in are heated and very comfortable and the ride was longer than I expected which was a pleasant surprise. The cost to ride was reasonable and I would recommend the SkyWheel for any visitor to Niagara Falls.
  • A really great attraction for tourists and locals alike. I've been a few times and it's always fun. A great view of the falls and the rest of Clifton hill. The piece isn't bad considering it's a tourist attraction. It's close to some main attractions and if course the falls. Close by is some great funnel cakes and a really cool zombie ride.
  • Definitely a must go in the summer or winter! In the summer, the cabins are air conditioned, and in the winter are heated. It's actually quite high, and me and my family always go no matter what we're doing. I'd definitely recommend this to tourists.
  • For the 3-4 rounds on the sky wheel, they charge C$12... Which I feel is on the higher side. But it does complete the Niagara falls experience, so would recommend it. They operate it even at night, so we caught glimpses of lighted falls at that hour. The street outside bustles with activity, so it is fun to take a stroll even during lean season.
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