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Whirlpool Aero Car

3850 Niagara River Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
1 877 642 7275
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Ranked #24 of 108 attractions in Niagara Falls
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Traveler Description: A favorite attraction of visitors from around the world, the Whirlpool Aero Car was built in 1916.  Considered daring in its day, the operating... more »
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Iowa City, Iowa
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

If you are lucky enough to be on the outside of the car, I am sure the view is great, BUT, if you end up in the middle for the short ride, you see NOTHING. A small fact they don't tell you when you purchase your ticket. Would I do it again, NO!!! Worth the money??? NO!!! Spend your money... More

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Ormond Beach FL
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I knew from the pictures I had to take my family here. It is slightly expensive, what isn't, and short, only ten minutes, but it is very UNIQUE and for that alone it is worth it...it was summer so the cool breeze coming off the rapids was nice and the speed boats underneath are exciting...the guide had the group circle... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

A 10min cable car over the lower rapids area. Cost approx $15. Nice views of rapids & the whirlpool. It was ok but I think unless this sounds really good to you there are better things to do

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This Areo Car gives the viewer a whole new perspective as you are above the Gorge and Rapids of the Niagara River. We rode this across and back again....what most people don't know is you are going from Ontario to Ontario, not to the US. A brief history lesson awaits you and just so you know Pierre Bertons book Niagara,... More

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Went here on the nature adventure pass along with butterfly conservatory and hornblower tour. Probably could have skipped this one, but it filled some time. Emphasis on some as tour was very quick. Neat experience for the kids.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The Aero Car is pretty cool by itself but the scenery is pretty average. All we saw was the rapids but hardly see the spiral.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I read in a guide book that if you are afraid of heights, avoid this attraction at all costs. I decided at that moment that my fear was not going to deprive me of a memorable experience! We were there in late June, and there were no lines and ample parking. We had a $2 off coupon for each ticket... More

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Ontario, Canada
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have lived about 1 1/2 hrs from Niagara Falls all of my life. I have visited there numerous times and never wanted to try the aero car. Not for me! I just could not look down that far and not feel dizzy. Well last week I finally did it! We bought one of the two attraction packages that included... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The ride across the whirlpool only lasts for about 10-15 minutes. It's over quickly, but the view is wonderful. I've been on this a couple of times over the past few years, and I do enjoy it once I get over my fear of dangling over raging rapids.

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Bothell, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Wife wanted to do this attraction, while driving past this on our way to the Butterfly Conservatory. So, while returning back, entered in. It was nice going above the Niagara Whirlpools on this Aero Car. But best is doing the boat on the Falls. We did notice that some people were camping on the Whirlpool banks. They probably may have... More

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