To stand at the heart of Niagara, you’ll first need to descend 150 feet and explore 130-year-old tunnels through the bedrock, but you’ll feel the thunderous vibration of the Horseshoe Falls long before you see them.

The observation deck at the foot of this 13-storey-tall wonder will leave you breathless (and maybe a little bit wet), but don’t forget the viewing portals cut straight through the rock, offering a once-in-a-lifetime view of one-fifth of the world’s fresh water crashing down in front of you.

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Attraction Features

Lower Observation Deck

Lower Observation Deck

Up to 2,800 cubic metres of water thunders over the brink of the Horseshoe Falls every second, traveling 65 kilometres per hour. That might sound like a lot, but to really feel it you'll need to don your iconic yellow poncho, stand on the Lower Observation Deck and look up, way up! Just try to remember to take a breath every now and then.

Souvenir Poncho

Souvenir Poncho

Some of the original visitors to this attraction wore heavy rubber boots and rain coats before making their way through what was then called the "Scenic Tunnels". Today, the visitor-favourite yellow ponchos are fully biodegradable, but you'll probably want to take it home as a keepsake anyway.


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Prices in CAD + tax. Children aged 5 and under are free.

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Niagara Falls

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Light up the Wonder With Us

In celebration of Canada and Ontario’s 150th year, we invite you to enjoy Niagara Falls as never before. This special event focuses on the interplay between light and our Niagara Parks Canadian Signature Experience, Journey Behind the Falls.

Enjoy exclusive access to this natural wonder at the base of the Horseshoe Falls at night, underneath the stars, the glow of visitor giveaways, the radiance of the new falls illumination, and of course the thrill of falls fireworks.

Available Monday through Friday, 9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m, beginning July 1. Regular admission to Journey Behind the Falls applies.

Night Lights

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