Not sure what to bring? Have questions about our suites or need help planning your stay? No problem! Find answers to our most frequently asked questions below.
Here at Great Wolf Lodge, our water parks are reserved exclusively for our registered guests. This is our way to avoid overcrowding and long lines.
Check-in time begins at 4 p.m. or as rooms become available. However, you are welcome to play in the water park as early as 1 p.m. In the event that your room is not ready, we recommend that you pack a smaller bag with bathing suits and swim gear and leave the rest of your luggage locked in your car. Stop by the front desk to let us know you’re here and pick up your water park wrist bands. There are lockers, showers, and changing areas available for your use in the water park. We require guest checking in to be at least 21 years of age. Photo ID is required upon check-in along with credit card for incidental charges.
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Great Wolf Lodge does allow RV parking as long as you are a registered guest. We do not offer any hook ups or dumping stations.
We require one night’s stay plus tax be paid as an advance deposit to hold the reservation. This can be paid by credit card. Checks cannot be used as a form of payment at the lodge.
The credit card used for the deposit must be present at the time of check in. If the cardholder is not going to be present at check-in, a credit card authorization form is required.
The credit card used for the deposit must be present at the time of check-in. If the cardholder is not going to be present at check-in, a credit card authorization form is required and must be received 72 hours prior to guest check-in.
Check-out time is 11 a.m. As our guest, please feel free to enjoy the water park facilities until closing. We recommend packing a smaller bag with bathing suits and a change of clothes and leave the rest of your luggage locked in your car. If a late checkout is desired we offer a 1 p.m. check-out for an additional fee.
At Great Wolf Lodge Niagara all prices are presented in Canadian dollars. We gladly accept U.S. Dollars throughout the Lodge for payment and change will be given in Canadian currency. Please see the Front Desk for current exchange rates. Exchange is given on U.S. bills only, change is not accepted. U.S. currency exchange is done in Canadian currency only.
Air mattresses can be requested by clicking “Air Mattresses” on the Reservation page. Complimentary air mattresses are first come, first serve upon check-in and cannot be guaranteed during high occupancy periods. These are not available for KidKamp, KidCabin or Wolf Den Suites.
Pack 'n Play cribs can be requested by clicking “Pack 'n Play” on the Reservation page. Pack 'n Play cribs are complimentary but are first come, first serve upon check-in and cannot be guaranteed during high occupancy periods. Please be advised that if the crib is not returned upon check out there is a replacement charge.
Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls does not charge Destination Marketing fees or Tourism Improvement fees to our guests.
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The indoor water park is typically open Sunday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Water park hours will vary depending on the time of year and day of the week. View Daily Water Park Hours
Please note: The water park will be closed for scheduled maintenance at 4 p.m. on September 10 reopening at 4 p.m. on September 15, 2017. Water park hours may be extended to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursdays during holiday and celebration periods.
Be it a wedding, corporate meeting, youth group or class trip, our sales and catering staff are eager to help you plan a great stay. Great Wolf Lodge offer spacious meeting rooms equipped with wireless and other state-of-the-art meeting amenities. Our accommodating staff will assist you in planning meals, team building exercises, local excursions and more. For more information, click on the Groups & Events at the bottom of this page.
Smoking is not allowed in any area of the resort or water park, this includes the use of electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. However, you may smoke outside on your private balcony or patio as long as you keep the suite door closed. A cleaning fee may be applied if this policy is not followed.
We welcome guests with special dietary needs. We would be happy to discuss allergen-free alternatives in advance. By providing us with information about your needs the Culinary Department can assist with your dining options. Please send the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that the credit card provided at check-in will be authorized for the remaining balance of room and tax in addition to a $250 security deposit per stay. As long as we have a $250/stay authorization on a credit card, you are welcome to charge back to your suite. Upon check-out the authorization for any unused funds will be released. Based upon the business rules of your bank, this may take up to 72 hours or longer to be processed. Great Wolf Lodge is not responsible for overdrafts or fees associated with your credit card.
Great Wolf Lodge water park wristbands are RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Device). This means you don’t have to carry cash or room keys! You can use your wristband to open your suite door and charge food and beverages on your account as long as a credit card is on file and we have a $250/stay authorization. Please be advised that if there is a debit or cash security deposit on file, the account will not be open for charging incidentals and there may be fees associated with additional or replacement RFID wristbands. Please be advised that debit cards cannot be used for charging incidentals and there may be fees associated with additional or replacement RFID wristbands.
Debit/credit cards being used for an authorization is strongly discouraged. The use of a debit card at the time of check-in will initiate an immediate deduction from your bank account and the release of the authorization for any unused funds may take up to 30 days or longer to be processed. Great Wolf Lodge is not responsible for overdrafts or fees associated with your debit/credit card.
Travel agents can receive a commission on the best available rates when reservations are booked through the Reservations Center or a GDS system using their IATA number.
When you stay at Great Wolf Lodge, your water park passes are included for each registered guest. These water park passes allow access to the water park through the day of your departure. The rate also includes parking, access to Cub Club®, Wolf Walk™, The Forest Friends Show™ and our nightly Story Time.
When bad weather or a family member’s sickness inhibits you from your travel plans we will gladly rebook your getaway. If you need to cancel your reservation, you will be refunded your deposit less 15% of your deposit so long as you cancel up to 7 days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel up to 4 days prior to arrival, then you will be refunded your deposit less 30% of your deposit. If your plans change at the last minute (or anytime within 3 days of arrival), call us and we’ll try to rebook your trip for different dates. You would only forfeit your deposit if we couldn’t rebook your getaway at all. You are subject to the best available rate on these new dates.
Cancellation policies may vary by promotional offer, including but not limited to non-refundable early booking promotions. See offer description for details.
*May not apply to group reservations
The Lodge assigns suites on the day of arrival. Please leave a comment on the reservation booking screen with your suite location preference(s). These requests can not be guaranteed, but our guest services team will do their best to fulfill your particular request(s).
Coast Guard approved life jackets are available on a first come, first serve basis. We strongly recommend that children under 48 inches and weak or non-swimmers wear a life jacket. Please note that inflatable toys are not allowed in the water park.
Each floor has a designated vending machine and ice machine area.
Children under 2 years of age are considered free for access to the water park and lodging, but they are considered occupants in the suite. When setting up a reservation online, we require the number of children under 2 to be listed.
Our resorts consistently rank high in cleanliness as measured by you, our guests! Our housekeeping staff works hard to make sure each room is cleaned to the highest standards and to keep our common areas spotless. We use green cleaning chemicals that also meet disinfection standards. Our water park utilizes state-of-the-art water treatment equipment to ensure our water quality exceeds health code requirements and we sanitize our water park floors every day. We ask that guests shower before and after using the water park and we ask that guests follow the CDC's 6 Pleas for Healthy Swimming, which include taking children to the bathroom often and not swimming when ill. (www.healthyswimming.org) We also ask that diaper dependent persons wear a swim diaper. Our retail stores have swim diapers available for a nominal fee.
Suite style preference must be booked at time of reservation.
Grilling, cooking, birthday candles or any other types of open flames are not permitted in suites, patios/balconies or on resort grounds.
Because we do offer some rides that are considered to be extreme, we encourage you to view the restrictions for each attraction. We also discourage use of the hot tubs.
You do have the ability to dial out from suite phones. Local calls are included in your stay. There is a nominal fee for each long distance call.
We have a fitness center, so bring your workout clothing. Our Iron Horse™ Fitness Room has treadmills, a recumbent bike, stretching mats and TVs to make your workout enjoyable.
Casts are allowed in the water park. There are requirements for certain rides for maintaining body positions such as grasping handles or keeping legs in position. These criteria, in addition to how the cast will contact the ride will determine your ability to wear a cast on a ride.
You are welcome to bring coolers to the lodge; however, they are not permitted in the water park area.
All children under the age of 18 should be accompanied by a supervising adult at all times in the water park.
Waterslides and our elevated attractions are not wheelchair accessible.
Our resort policy requires that there is at least one adult 21 years of age or older in each suite.
There is an ATM in every Great Wolf Lodge. Please ask a Pack Member where it is located.
Veteran guests recommend a few essentials for the Great Wolf Lodge experience:
- Plastic bag to carry wet suits home
- Swim goggles, earplugs, flip flops, aqua socks
- Waterproof watch
- Exercise clothing
- Reading materials
- Warm pj’s/slippers to wear to Story Time
We provide towels in the water park area. If you’re not swimming, you may still wish to bring comfortable clothing for our 84-degree water park area.
Wireless internet access is available throughout our lodge, which you can access from your room or common areas. Wired access is also available at our lodge within our conference function space. Internet access is included in the resort fee.
Our water park is exclusively reserved for our guests. In the event you have visitors during your stay, a limited number of additional water park wristbands (valid for one day only) may be purchased. Additional wristbands are $50 + tax each and you may purchase one guest band per registered guest (3 yrs+) in your suite. For the safety and security of our guests, wristbands are required at all times when inside the water park facility.
Excluding the water park, all additional amenities are open to the public. This includes our restaurants, spas, bowling alley and mini golf.
Pool towels are available at the Towel Centre located in Bear Track Landing Waterpark. Bringing your own beach towels or cover ups is recommended as pool towels must remain in the water park. Bathing towels provided in your guest suite are to remain in the room.
Accessible suites are labeled as such and marked by an accessible icon within the booking process. If you would prefer to make a reservation over the phone, please call 800.605.9653. We can offer a variety of options to meet your needs!
We offer in-room Cub Care, our official babysitting service, for all ages! All of our Cub Club® Pack Members are certified in infant and child CPR and first aid. Cub Care is $25/hour for one child and $12/hour for each additional sibling. Availability of Cub Care is based on a first come, first serve basis. If you do require Cub Care, we ask that you email or call ahead of time to ensure staff availability. For more information or to make a reservation, please email us at email@example.com or call us at 905.354.4888 x5765.
PJ Party NO PARENTS ALLOWED!!
The PJ Party is offered every night in the Cub Club from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30pm for children 4-12 years. This popular program includes crafts, VIP seating at Storytime in the Grand Living Room, and a custom PJ Party pillowcase that the kids colour and keep as a souvenir! The night is filled with lots of fun and games and a snack of popcorn and juice is provided. The best part is NO PARENTS ARE ALLOWED!!! The cost of this program is $35 for the first child and $20 for each additional sibling. Spaces are limited so please secure your spot as soon as possible to ensure you little cubs don't miss out on the fun! Children must be pre-registered in the Cub Club before 5:00 p.m. For more information or to make reservations please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905.354.4888 x5765.
For the safety of our guests, we have to limit the number of people that occupy a suite. At Great Wolf Lodge, we do offer certain suites that can accommodate a maximum of 8 people. Infants are free of charge for water park access and lodging, but they are counted as an occupant in a suite.
Cabanas are available to rent daily for your family's comfort and convenience at the indoor and outdoor water park. A cabana has seating for six with a table, four chairs and two lounge chairs. There is also a mini refrigerator that is stocked with an assortment of non-alcoholic beverages and a ceiling fan. Please contact us directly at 888.878.1818 to reserve your cabana today!
We do have locker rentals available within the water park for your use. The lockers are rented on a daily basis for a nominal fee. Larger items, such as luggage, will need to be kept in your room or vehicle.
Each suite at Great Wolf Lodge comes standard with microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron, ironing board and in-room safe.