Province/Territory: Ontario

View To A Thrill

  • 05 Bell 407 helicopters in the fleet
  • 06 passengers per helicopter
  • 670 meters, height of Niagara's Horseshoe Falls

Niagara Falls is not only one of the most spectacular natural attractions in Canada, but it also tops the list of waterfall lovers from around the world. What more exciting way to experience it than from the cockpit of a helicopter, able to take you as close as possible to the thundering heart of the Falls for a personal tour, narrated in one of 12 languages of your choice? Explore the Niagara Peninsula beyond the Falls when your chopper touches down in a vineyard for a friendly guided wine tour and tasting, or spend an afternoon checking out one of the many fine local golf courses.

Why you should visit
  • Fly in a six-person helicopter for unique experience of the Niagara gorge, Niagara River and Niagara Falls.
  • Enjoy detailed commentary in one of 12 languages to enhance your understanding of this geographic wonder.
  • Touch down in a vineyard for a tour and tasting with a welcoming Niagara vintner.

Weather

  • Niagara's weather is moderated by two of Canada's Great Lakes: Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. June to mid-September are the warmest months, often averaging 25°C - 30°C. Fall and spring weather is mild, and winter weather - from November until April can be snowy, though rarely frigid.
  • Niagara Helicopters must have a minimum cloud base of 2400 ft and visibility of 3 miles in order to take off.
  • Discover local weather information. Research local weather patterns at Environment Canada’s Canadian Climate Normals Website.
Visitor information
  • Open 365 days a year (weather permitting).
  • Book your flight online.
  • Specialty flights.
When to go
  • July and August bring the warmest weather.
  • In autumn, enjoy a heli-visit to the vineyards at harvest time.
  • In winter, view the breathtaking ice formations at Niagara Falls.
Need to know
  • Call before you go to ensure weather conditions are favourable for flying.
  • Descriptive commentary is available in: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Thai, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean and Russian.
  • Souvenir photos are available.
  • Specialty Flights tours that include a vineyard tour/tasting and/or a golf component are available.
Getting Here
  • Approximately a 1 1/2 hour drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport.
  • For those driving from the United States, there are three border crossing bridges: Queenston Lewiston, the Rainbow Bridge and the Peace Bridge. Each one will bring you into the heart of the Niagara Region.
  • If you prefer not to drive; on weekends, starting at the end of June through to the beginning of September, you can take a GO Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls.
  • Bus service from Toronto to Niagara Falls is available via Greyhound Bus Lines.
  • View current highway conditions.