The easiest way to rent a wheelchair or scooter is from the accommodation you are staying at. Several Niagara Falls hotels have their own wheelchairs and scooters available for guests. It is suggested you enquire at the time of booking to ensure one is available for you upon arrival.
A few of Niagara Parks attractions offer free wheelchair rentals on a first come, first serve basis. Table Rock Welcome Centre has eight wheelchairs available for rent with a credit card imprint or other form of acceptable identification. A single wheelchair is also available for use at both the Floral Showhouse as well as the Butterfly Conservatory. Please note that during the winter months, wheelchairs may not be taken outside of their respective building locations.
Marineland also offers wheelchair rentals for guests on a first come, first serve basis for a nominal fee. You can find them in the Aquarium Dome building immediately adjacent to the right of the admission area.
From March 31st to November 1st, eSkoot Niagara provides mobility scooter rentals, with delivery and pickup from your Niagara accommodation for a fee.
RentMe Niagara Falls offers a variety of mobility equipment rentals with same day delivery, including wheelchairs, power wheelchairs and walkers.
Motion Specialities, located in St. Catharines approximately 20 minutes from Niagara Falls, offers a variety of accessibility rentals including wheelchairs, scooters and walkers. It is recommended to book in advance, and they do offer delivery and pickup for a fee.
Wheelchairs and walkers are also available for rent from Pharmashield Dispensary and Queen Street Pharmacy. Delivery is available, and it is recommended to book at least one week in advance
The WEGO transit system is fully equipped to ensure persons with disabilities are able to travel independently throughout their service area. Their features include:
- Kneeling buses (the buses can lower to the ground to ensure the entrance ramp is at a shallow pitch).
- Two securement positions to accommodate persons requiring tie downs for mobility devices.
- Audio and visual next stop announcements.
- Accessible stop request buttons to enable those with physical limitations.
- Wide doors and aisles.
- Enhanced lighting.
- Large, highly contrasting destination signs.
Niagara Falls City Transit buses are also wheelchair accessible.
Chair-A-Van is a curb-to-curb specialized transportation service to assist individuals with mobility challenges which prevent them from boarding a WEGO system bus.
Visitors wishing to utilize this service must be registered clients within their municipality. Bookings are accepted from 24 hours up to one month ahead of the desired time of travel.
FALLS INCLINE RAILWAY
The Niagara Parks Incline Railway links the Fallsview tourism area conveniently with the Table Rock Welcome Centre at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls. The railway is fully accessible and open year round.