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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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
Thank adjectivemammal
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I feel that this was a great experience not only for us but also for so many children we saw taking this adventure ride. It was so great to see so many families taking in this wonder of gods creation.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BeverlyJeanRodriguez
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The aerocar provides you with a beautiful view of the rapids and of the huge cliffs of the escarpment on both the u.s. and Canadian sides. The ride itself was less than 10 minutes in length, kind of pricey for a very short ride. Also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brandcat58
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Whirlpool car is one of those things you see and have to do. It's a nice ride accross the whirlpool and a good angle to take pictures of the river valley. Not a must do but fun

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank richjacob1
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Been there, done that at least 3X - taking guests across and back - it is exhilarating. Our guests love it.

Date of experience: July 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.