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Things To Do In Niagara Falls, Ontario

When you book your stay at Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park & Resort Niagara Falls, Ontario, discover some of the attractions the area has to offer.

Louis Tussaud's Waxworks
Often described as Niagara's Hidden Gem, Louis Tussaud's Waxworks is a collection of instantly recognizable, true-to-life wax figures crafted by recognized wax artists from around the world. The stunning English Tudor style building houses over 100 true-to-life wax figures in 16 spectacularly themed galleries. Capture yourself with your favourite celebrities with hundreds of photo-op opportunities with famous and infamous from celebrities to movie stars, politicians to religious figures, heroes, villains and the most prominent musicians of our time!

Ripley's 4D Moving Theater
Experience the thrill of Ripley's 4D Moving Theater! State-of-the-art Motion Simulator! Every bump, dip and turn will have you soaring with excitement as the only live action theater in Niagara Falls offers you a chance to participate in the ride of a lifetime including special wind, snow and mist effects! The dynamic 6 channel surround sound system and giant 70mm screen thrust you into the action. Fun for the whole family!

Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Located on Clifton Hill since 1963, the always growing Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum still holds on to the reputation as Niagara's BEST MUSEUM. Authentic shrunken heads, the world's rarest egg and two-headed animals are only the beginning here. Housing an impressive collection of the odd, strange and unbelievable from around the world, the museum showcases over 700 mind-boggling exhibits, oddities, curiosities and illusions throughout their extraordinarily themed galleries. Several videos and interactive displays allow for a first-hand experience leaving you to decide whether you believe it or not! Take a stroll through what is perhaps the most humorous of cemeteries, containing various gravestones engravings making you giggle with disbelief. Among the museum's many hidden gems is its Niagara Theater where guests are presented with the opportunity to witness ultimate risk first-hand. Sit down and relax as you are blown away by the museum's film showcasing those daredevils brave enough to face the wrath of the falling water, and those who accidentally took a trip over the falls. Plenty of photo-ops are also scattered around the museum from an 18th Century Spanish Public Humiliation Stock to the world's tallest man's Chippendale chair. Kids of all ages love to engage themselves in Ripley's Wacky Explorative Room where they are challenged with various curiosities and interactive displays such as the very popular shadow wall. The museum offers anywhere from an hour to a day’s worth of first class entertainment making it a must visit for all visitors to the Niagara Region. After you exit, Ripley's continues to impress visitors with its Wax Zone where guests are invited to dip their hands in wax to create the perfect personalized souvenir of their visit to Ripley's Believe It or Not! Niagara Falls.

Niagara Glen & Whirlpool
The Niagara Glen is a unique spot of beauty deep in the Great Gorge, a designated Nature Reserve since 1992. The Niagara Glen overlooks the Niagara River Whirlpool, a natural phenomenon that you must see to believe! Stairways lead to 4 km (2.5 mi) of paths winding through a pristine pocket of Carolinian Forest. Visitors should be aware hikes through the Niagara Glen involve an elevation change of over 60 m (200 ft.). Proper footwear suitable for steep and rugged terrain is required. The trails are well laid out and easily negotiated if you take your time with lots of interesting geology and biology to explore.

Dufferin Islands
This popular area is 10 acres of paradise - a quiet, secluded park containing several small islands connected by small bridges and footpaths.

"Oh Canada eh? Dinner Show"
Come Eat, Laugh and Sing Along, EH? Canada's "Must-See" Musical attraction! Now in their 18th season, the log cabin theatre is located just minutes from the brink of Niagara Falls. Meet the singing Mountie, Hockey Player, Anne of Green Gables and more! Children 16 and under are also FREE in the MAPLE section of seating for Oh Canada Eh? and all Winter Musical Performances (with the exception of New Year's Eve). Call 800.467.2071 to order tickets.

*Subject to availability. One child per full-priced adult.

Niagara Falls Fireworks
During the CAA Winter Festival of Lights enjoy spectacular fireworks as they explode high over the mighty falls. View them from Table Rock Centre near the brink of the falls or from one of the many nearby restaurants. All performances take place at 9:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Note: These dates and times are approximate and subject to change. As always, fireworks performances are weather permitting and may be cancelled due to poor weather conditions like high winds or rain.

Niagara Falls Illumination
Every evening beginning at dusk the Falls are illuminated in the colours of the rainbow - don't miss the unmatched beauty of Niagara Falls at night! As always, illumination is approximate and subject to change according to light conditions.