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  • In-flight time of 10 minutes
  • Taped narration via headsets
  • Wheelchair access on request

Niagara Falls Canada Helicopter Trip

The best way to view Niagara Falls!

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No reservations! Seating is first come, first served

Make your Niagara Falls vacation unforgettable with this scenic 10-minute helicopter ride. The helicopter takes off from the vicinity of Niagara Whirlpool. Enjoy amazing views of the Niagara River and Niagara Gorge. As the helicopter heads upstream, you will see the American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls. You can take as many photographs as you like. Spot many iconic landmarks like Skylon Tower.

  • Soar high in the sky above Niagara River for about 10 minutes, from Whirlpool Rapids to Niagara Falls and back.
  • See the awesome Niagara Rapids and Niagara Whirlpool
  • On a clear day, you can see the Toronto skyline to the north and the shores of Lake Erie to the south.
  • Each passenger gets a headset to hear an interesting commentary about the Falls during the trip.
  • Flights depart at frequent intervals from 9:00 a.m. till sunset, weather permitting.
  • The large windows of the Airbus H130 helicopter allow uninterrupted views, perfect for photography.

Trip Itinerary

  • 1.

    Takeoff

    Arrive at the Niagara Falls Heliport on Victoria Avenue, just across Whirlpool Rapids. You can take photos before takeoff. Experienced ground crew ensures passengers are safely secured before takeoff.

    3731 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
  • 2.

    Niagara Whirlpool

    See the Niagara Whirlpool which was formed some 4,200 years ago by upstream erosion. The Whirlpool is 125 feet at its deepest point. You can catch a glimpse of the Whirlpool Aero Car making its way over the Whirlpool.

    Whirlpool Road, Niagara Falls, Niagara, ON, Canada
  • 3.

    Niagara Rapids and Rainbow Bridge

    As the helicopter flies further upstream along the Niagara River, you can view the turbulent whitewater rapids rushing through a narrow part of the Niagara Gorge. Close to the rapids is the landmark Rainbow Bridge, an arch bridge connecting Niagara Falls USA and Niagara Falls, Ontario.

    Rainbow Bridge, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
  • 4.

    American and Bridal Veil Falls

    Next you will see the American and Bridal Veil Falls. The American and Bridal Veil Falls are two waterfalls that are a part of Niagara Falls. They are located entirely on US territory.

    Bridal Veil Falls Niagara Falls, NY, USA
  • 5.

    Canadian Horseshoe Falls

    Horseshoe Falls is the third waterfall forming Niagara Falls. Approximately 90% of the water in Niagara River flows over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. If you are lucky, you can see rainbows form over Horseshoe Falls. You can also view the upper Niagara rapids.

    Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
  • 6.

    Fallsview Area

    You can view some of Niagara Falls’ major attractions such as Skylon Tower, Niagara Fallsview Casino and Niagara SkyWheel from the helicopter.

    Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
  • 7.

    Back to the Helipad

    Land safely back at the helipad. The helicopter ride will perhaps be the most exciting part of your Niagara Falls tour and leave you with some cherished memories and a camera with lots of amazing photos.

    3731 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
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    Cancellation & Refund Policy

    We have a "No Fly, No Pay" policy which means that you will be provided a full refund for any reason if you do not fly.  (This applies to NIAGARA HELICOPTER TRIPS ONLY)

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Are reservations necessary?

    No reservation necessary.  Seating is first-come, first-serve basis.  For families or individuals, we recommend that you call before you come to make sure that we are flying.

    What are the hours of operation?

    Open 364 days a year, though hours of operation do vary (usually from 9:00 am until 4:00pm), 7 days a week (weather permitting). Unfortunately the helicopters doe not fly after dark or in low cloud conditions.

    How many passengers per helicopter?

    Each of our helicopters seats seven passengers plus the pilot for a total of eight people.

    How often do the helicopters take off?

    Every 2 – 10 minutes depending on the how many passengers are waiting.

    What is the approximate wait time between flights?

    Usually between 15 and 25 minutes.

    How many helicopters can you have running at one time?

    There can be upto four helicopters running at one time. The number of passengers waiting in line determines how many aircraft we have running.

    What is the minimum age for a helicopter ride?

    All ages from 1 month to 100 years are welcomed for our helicopter sightseeing trip.

    Information about helicopters

    Seven-passenger customized Airbus H130 helicopters are used for the trip.
    Complimentary taped commentary in 12 different languages.

    Pay Only If You Fly Policy

    If for any reason you are unable to fly, we will NOT charge you. We will issue a full refund (minus the $2.99 convenience fee).  Customer must email Niagara Trips to request their refund.

    Why book Niagara Falls Canada Helicopter Trip in advance?

    Helicopter trips are extremely popular in Niagara Falls, Canada. Book in advance to avoid disappointment. You also save money when you book online as online tickets are less expensive than paying when you arrive.

    Additional Facilities

    FREE parking

    Onsite free parking is available.

    Wheelchair access

    For passengers with mobility issues, a wheelchair ramp and lift provides access to the helicopters. Niagara Helicopters Limited staff is experienced and will assist all guests in boarding the helicopter.

    Souvenirs

    Niagara Helicopters Limited carries a limited selection of Niagara Helicopters and Niagara Falls souvenirs.

    Personalized photos taken prior to flight and available for purchase upon landing.

    Printed Voucher

    Printed voucher of booking confirmation should be presented to Niagara Helicopters Limited.

    Do customers with advance booking need to wait in line when they arrive?

    Yes. The typical wait time is 10-30 minutes, but it can be upto 30-60 minutes during peak season. Niagara Helicopters Limited does its best to control the bookings to keep the wait time down to a minimum. Please note reservations are given priority.

    Address and Hours of Operation

    Niagara Helicopters Limited
    3731 Victoria Avenue
    P.O. Box 636
    Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 6V5
    Open Daily, Year Round
    9:00 a.m. till sunset, *weather permitting
    Closed on Christmas Day
    *If weather looks bad, please free to call Niagara Helicopters Limited for confirmation of flights. There is a minimum weather standard that Niagara Helicopters Limited is legally obliged to meet prior to flying.
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