Area Attractions & Activities

Butterfly Conservatory

The grounds of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens is home to one of North America's largest collection of free flying butterflies.  Have a butterfly land on your shoulder.  It is magical!  Nine kilometers north of the Canadian Falls.


Casino Niagara

From skill-testing table games to the electrifying slots, Casino Niagara is the ultimate entertainment experience!  The sun never sets on over 2,700 slot machines and more than 135 gaming tables. The games are hot and the winning is hotter!  Found directly across from the Falls.  Have lunch or dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe or Planet Hollywood each neighbouring the Casino.


Maid of the Mist Boat Tours

Standing at the bow, swathed in rain gear, you feel the mist slightly spray your face, you hear the rumble of the water, you sense the power of it all.  This is one of the oldest tourist attractions in North America.  Take a historical ride and hear the thundering waters.  Reservations are not necessary.  They provide rain gear.  The cruise is approximately a half hour.


Friday Night Fireworks

Be thrilled with the spectacular free fireworks displays over Horseshoe Falls every Friday & Sunday night at 10pm between May 18 and September 3


Great Gorge Adventure

For thousands of years the waters of Niagara have cut this deep and narrow gorge. At this vantage point the visitor can see the wonders of nature from an observation platform or the boardwalk at the river's edge. Here you will experience the many sights and sounds of the narrowest point in the Niagara River.


Niagara IMAX Theatre

Travel back in time for a glimpse of Niagara Falls 12,000 year history and experience the wonders of thundering falls, fascinating history, treacherous rapids, heroic acts and death defying stunts. See the wonders of the Falls up close like never before! Also don't miss our Daredevil Gallery featuring Niagara's most complete collection of barrels that have challenged the mighty Falls.


Journey Behind the Falls

Visitors to Niagara Falls can enjoy the thunder of the waters from a completely different perspective by visiting The Journey Behind The Falls attraction.


Marineland Theme Park

You can make friends with a killer whale at Marineland's Friendship Cove. The largest killer whale habitat in the world, Friendship Cove, is surrounded by walkways for above water and underwater viewing of killer whales. Beaching areas allow for an even closer look at these wonderful creatures from nose to fluke. Best of all, Friendship Cove offers guests the chance to touch a killer whale.  Approximately 7 minutes from the campground.


Niagara-On-The-Lake

Enjoy a round of golf at North America's oldest golf course. Executive & Cayman-play golf is available at a country course. See living history at Fort George or learn about the past at the Historical Museum. Ride the historic S.S. Pumper, speed up the river on the Whirlpool Jet Boat or enjoy a bird's-eye view from aboard a Skyway Helicopter.  Only half hour away from the campground - take a beautiful drive along the scenic Niagara River Parkway to get there.


Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens

One hundred acres of immaculately maintained gardens provide a visual feast for some three quarters of a million visitors annually.  Six miles north of Horseshoe Falls on the Niagara Parkway is the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and School of Horticulture.  Established in 1936, it is the only regimental school for training horticultural students in Canada.


Whirlpool Public Golf Course

Ranked as one of the top public courses in all of Canada, the Whirlpool Public Golf Course is located in a spectacular setting against the backdrop of the Niagara River whirlpool and gorge.  The Niagara Parks Whirlpool Public Golf Course is owned and operated by the Niagara Parks Commission.


Niagara Region Wineries

Niagara wineries produce award winning wines known the world over. The Wineries in Niagara are flourishing because of their hard work and desire to repeatedly create spectacular wines for enthusiasts and amateurs alike.


Niagara River Recreational Trail

Constructed in 1986, the Niagara River Recreation Trail is a scenic, paved path for non-motorized traffic stretching some 58 kilometres (35 miles) along the Canadian side of the Niagara River.


Niagara Spanish Aero Car

The best way to see Niagara's fascinating Whirlpool is from high overhead - aboard the world famous Niagara Spanish Aero Car. Located 4.5 kilometers (3 miles) North of the Falls, suspended from sturdy cables, the Niagara Spanish Aero Car offers a wonderful view.


Oh Canada Eh?! Dinner Theatre

The award winning Oh Canada Eh?! Dinner Show in Niagara Falls is a musical celebration of Canada that provides an unforgettable Canadian experience. Meet singing Mounties, lumberjacks, Anne of Green Gables, and other Canadian characters as you enjoy the songs and scenes of Canada.


Skylon Tower

Fabulous view of the Falls and surrounding area, ride to the top to the observation deck or dine in the world's famous revolving dining room.  Reservations are important, the front desk staff will gladly help you out.


City of Toronto

Only 80 miles from Niagara Falls, excellent four-lane freeway, lots to see & do!  Catch a Blue Jays baseball game, ride up the CN Tower, take a ferry to Toronto Island, catch a show, or simply spend the day shopping downtown.


Welland Canal

One of the world's busiest, it was originally constructed in 1829 to link Lake Erie with Lake Ontario and offer ships a safe detour around Niagara Falls.  The Welland Canal has a long and colourful history, which can be explored in a number of tours by car, by bicycle, or on foot.  Approximately 10 miles from the campground, exit off the QEW onto Glendale Avenue, turn left, two miles west across the canal, turn right to Marine Museum and viewing center to Lock 3.


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