There are many fun activities to do in Niagara Falls for Victoria Day weekend, and we’d like to share a few of the best. Niagara Falls has long been regarded as a romantic vacation destination, attracting couples from all walks of life. We have everything from breathtaking vistas to boat tours and amusement parks.
Couples planning to visit Niagara Falls this Victoria Day can use a few our activity suggestions below for a memorable weekend getaway.
1. Niagara City Cruises (Hornblower)
Niagara City Cruises is an intimate boat tour that takes you within the basin of the Horseshoe Falls for incredible pictures of Canada’s natural wonder. Couples all around the world choose the City Cruise for an adventurous and exciting boat ride on Victoria Day weekend — May 20th, 2022 is the first day of the season!
2. Whirlpool Jet Boats
It will be a date to remember! At Whirlpool Jet Boats you’ll speed along the Lower Niagara River at 80 km/h while a river guide tells you all about some Niagara history, local points of interest as well as the mechanics of the jet boat that you are touring in. 31,000 lbs. of thrust from the jet boat, vanquishes the mighty Class 5 whitewater of the Devil’s Hole Rapids and the swirling waters of the Whirlpool. There’s no better way for couple’s to add some excitement (and get soaked!) on your trip to Niagara.
3. Visit A Winery
Some of Canada’s oldest and most established wine-producing vineyards can be found in Niagara-on-the-Lake. For more than four decades, our wineries have been growing and producing world-class wines from vinifera varietals. The pioneering efforts of Niagara-on-the-Lake winemakers were instrumental in propelling Canada onto the world wine stage and establishing Niagara-on-the-Lake as a premium wine growing region.
Many of Niagara-on-the-Lake‘s wineries are nestled below the Niagara Escarpment with gorgeous vineyards views and orchards that span the picturesque Niagara River Parkway. All are worth visiting for a wine tasting on their own.
4. Ride In A Helicopter
The Niagara Helicopters offers a couple the ride of a lifetime inside a helicopter with large windows for the most astonishing photos of the Falls and the entire surrounding landscape. On a clear day you will be able to witness the outline of Toronto to the North and the shores of Lake Erie to the South. The ride lasts 12 minutes (including boarding time).
5. Clifton Hill
Where else can a couple have the ultimate date night than on Clifton Hill? Fun attractions will surround you, including romantic views on the Niagara SkyWheel, an outdoor patio with free live entertainment at KELSEYS, bowl all night until the wee hours at Strike! Rock N Bowl, and finish the evening off with the Victoria Day fireworks show!
6. Fallsview Casino Resort
The Fallsview Casino Resort is a $1 billion gaming complex that offers a beautiful view of the Falls, a shopping plaza, a hotel, spa, plus you can both take in the a show at either the Avalon Theatre or Entertainment Centre where some of the world’s top entertainers perform.
7. Go Ziplining!
One of Niagara’s top attractions, WildPlay’s MistRider to the Falls, is an amazing rush that soars high and fast above the gorge from the Grand View Marketplace (located at the bottom of Clifton Hill and the Niagara Parkway) towards the Niagara Falls. Side-by-side lines will descend a distance of 670 metres (2200 feet) from the Grand View Marketplace into the Niagara Gorge below.
8. Lastly, Go For A Hike!
Niagara is full of nature and beautiful untouched spots to go with your significant other on a hike. The Niagara Glen is popular hot spot which overlooks the Niagara River Whirlpool, and is definitely worth a visit for hiking enthusiasts.