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Whirlpool Aero Car

Address: 3850 Niagara River Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 1 877 642 7275
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Ranked #18 of 64 Attractions in Niagara Falls
Type: Trams, Transportation
Owner description: Soar the Great Gorge, high above the racing Niagara River. You'll be transported through the air in...
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Type: Trams, Transportation
Owner description: 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 phenomena – the Niagara Whirlpool. Sometimes frightening and always unforgettable!

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Manteca, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I was only 16 when I went on the Whirlpool Aero Car and it's something I will never forget. Even though it does not do much besides hang over the river just a little ways from the falls, I can still remember the thought of falling down into the only backwards whirlpool in NA.

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A great thrill over the gorge with the rapids below. watch as many in the car jump with fear as the cable car "bumps" back to base on it's return!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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40 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This ride is a real throwback in time. It is not fancy or extreme. It is just an old time cable car ride over the fall whirlpools. Regardless it is fun. If you buy the Niagara pass, you get to do several sites for less money - I encourage it.

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you are afraid of heights, you may want to skip this one. The Aero Car crosses and returns across the whirlpool created where the Niagara River makes a sharp right bend. The view is spectacular and the guide on the car is very interesting. I really enjoyed this.

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15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a very old trolley car that crosses a section of the river below the falls. You cannot see the falls from this. I enjoyed just looking at the trolley system and didn't feel the need to ride it. Loved the history behind it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

For those that are not afraid of heights this is one awesome trip across the Niagara gorge. If you visit and don't mind the height go for it.

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St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is all to be liked. Some people, of course, are a bit anxious but the return crossing, when you change sides, is great.

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Atlanta
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Worth the ticket price to go over the whirlpools and see the magnitude of waters power. Great picture taking opportunity.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The views from the cable car are simply amazing. Well worth the entry cost. If your nervous of heights I'd be cautious if I'm honest. I'm not but I took time to adjust to basically a wire holding all that weight in the air...

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Ashgill, Scotland
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41 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

An old time piece of engineering that takes you over a rather large pool of swirling water. Don't let the word whirlpool fool you, it isn't like a giant version of your bath plug hole. It is where the class 6 rapids of the Niagara river try to complete a 90 degree turn without success meaning a lot of the... More 

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