FEAR OF HEIGHTS
Throw caution to the wind and hop aboard National Helicopters or Niagara Helicopters for a sky-high view of Niagara Falls! For over 50 years, Niagara Helicopters have been giving passengers the thrill and tour of a lifetime! Awarded the 2018 “Innovation in Safety Award”; which-ever company you choose, you can trust that you WILL land safely on solid ground.
Whirlpool Aero Car
The Whirlpool Aero Car is a scenic experience that will allow you to overcome your fear in only 10 minutes! The aerial cable car safely travels across the Whirlpool of Niagara, giving you stunning views along the way!
One of our most recognizable attractions, the Niagara Skywheel stands at 175 feet (53 metres) with incredible views of Niagara Falls city centre and of course - the Falls themselves! You are enclosed in a comfortable and spacious pod as you enjoy the ride, this isn’t your ol’ town carnival Ferris-Wheel!
A ride in itself! Uncover your eyes and take the Skylon Tower's “Yellow Bug” elevators to the observation deck located 775 feet (236 metres) above the Falls! It’ll leave you feeling so accomplished that you might even stay for a meal in the revolving dining room at the top!
FEAR OF WATER
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours
For those who really want to go all out, the Whirlpool Jet Boat Tour is an incredibly wild ride to take right down the Lower Niagara River! Travelling at 80 km/h (50 mph) you will learn all about the History of the Niagara and the very boat you are travelling in! Get wet in the “Wet Jet” boat or take the dry route in the “Jet Dome”. Rest assured, all captains are all certified by the United States Coast Guard and Transport Canada!
Hornblower Niagara Cruises
Not ready to take a Jet boat leap yet? Don’t worry, you can hop on the Hornblower Niagara Cruise and confront your fear on a less intense, but still fully thrilling adventure in the day or night! Cruise comfortably right up to the horseshoe falls and experience this once-in-a-lifetime view! You’ll forget what you were even afraid of!
White Water Walk
You don’t have to be on a boat to throw your fear of the water overboard! Walk along side one of the worlds most extreme class-6 rapids! There are trillions of gallons of raging water accelerating at speeds over 48 km/h (30 mph) and you can experience it all from the comfort of a beautiful boardwalk!
Niagara Fishing Adventures
Try a different angle! If you like the idea of fishing but are worried about being in the water - take a fishing boat operated by the professionals at Niagara Fishing Adventures out on Niagara River! Not only are you still conquering your fear of the water, you also get to partake in one of the best fishing experiences Ontario has to offer!
FEAR OF THE DARK
Nightmares Fear Factory
Nightmares Fear Factory is not for the faint of heart, but perfect for the person who wants to crush their fear once and for all! This is your ultimate test and the pinnacle of “all or nothing!” Known for being the longest running and scariest haunted house in all North America - take this chilling tour, tell yourself “I got this” and remember to expect the unexpected!
House of Frankenstein
Take a daring tour through the House of Frankenstein where many “monsters” are lurking in the shadows! See what Dr. Frankenstein conjured up that may have you running to the light – but at least you still faced your fear of the dark!
The Haunted House
Take a walk through this spooky Haunted House! Just a few notches down on the scare-o-meter, you still get the thrill of walking through the dark and seeing all the wild and ghoulish displays along the way! It’s a spooktastic way to conquer your fear of the dark!
Baby steps are still steps! Try Wizard's Golf, a glow-in-the-dark mini putt experience with lots of interesting things to see along the way! The perfect place to start mastering the darkness and having fun doing it!
FEAR OF FALLING
WildPlay Whirlpool Adventure Course
This is one of the most popular ways to vanquish a fear of falling! Strapped tightly into a safety harness, you can go at your own pace through any of the 3 adventure courses! These courses include climbing, ziplining, balancing, jumping and swinging right along side the Niagara River! Don’t forget to take the 40ft “Whats to fear” jump of success!
Marineland's "Sky Screamer"
Sky Screamer - the world’s highest triple-tower ride at Marineland reaches over 450 feet (137.2 metres) into the air! This is an awesome way to step out of your comfort zone and handle a real, but controlled drop! Even if you never do it again, you can say you did it!
Skydiving might be the most extreme way to conquer a fear of falling, but not many are willing to take the literal leap! Skydive Burnaby is the closest skydiving facility to Niagara Falls, and they are ready to accompany you on the trip of a lifetime!
WildPlay MistRider Zipline to the Falls
Strap in and soar the sky on the MistRider Zipline to the Falls! Be awe-struck at the mighty Niagara Falls right in front of you on your fear-conquering travel down the 2,200-foot (670 metre) zipline!
FEAR OF FAILURE
Niagara Falls offers three challenging escape rooms you can try with your family or friends! Adventure Rooms Canada, The Crux and QUBE. Adventure Rooms has 2 challenging rooms and The Crux and QUBE both have 4 challenging rooms. QUBE also offers 2 whodunnit murder mystery’s! Challenge yourself to these timed adventures and escape with a major sense of accomplishment!
Zombie Attack is a high-energy, multi-sensory 6-D gaming experience! It’s up to you to save the world from the Zombie Apocalypse! This game keeps score and ranks you amongst your peers so make sure you give it your all and come out as the zombie-slaying master!
Niagara Segway Tours
You and I can both agree that when we see someone on a Segway scoot by, we are in complete awe at their talent to remain perfectly balanced while speeding through the crowds! This is your chance to be one of those people! Try it for the first time at Niagara Segway Tours! There are options for beginners where you are not only learning and mastering a Segway but experiencing a scenic tour while doing it!
Embark on a hike through the Niagara Glen! You will meet some minor challenges in elevations, but with the right hiking gear, we know you can do it! Some heights and fears are well worth the journey!