Tips and time to spend at our Observation Tower.
For an unforgettable Niagara Falls experience and to see the most interesting attractions in the area, the Skylon Tower should be at the top of your list. At 775 feet (236 meters), our famous observation tower offers stunning views of the falls and surrounding landscape. Let us help you decide how long to spend at our observatory to make your visit memorable.
Tip 1: Admission and Ticketing
Skylon Tower has both indoor and outdoor observation decks. The average visit lasts between 30 minutes to an hour. This time period allows you to take photos and admire Niagara Falls, the city, and the surrounding area from the indoor and outdoor observation areas. You can purchase your tickets onsite or online.
Tip 2: Best Times to Visit
The best time to visit the Skylon Tower can vary depending on your personal preferences. If you’re looking to avoid crowds and enjoy a more peaceful experience, consider visiting in the early morning or late afternoon on weekdays.
If you like the romantic feel of seeing the falls lit up at night, you should definitely go in the evening.
Tip 2: Peak Visitation Times
Skylon Tower is busiest in the spring and summer. Travellers from all over the world visit Niagara Falls as the weather warms. Regardless of the season, the breathtaking views of the waterfalls and the surrounding area from our observation deck are undoubtedly worth seeing.
Tip 3: Our Day and Night Pass
Your visit to Niagara Falls will be unforgettable if you buy the Skylon Tower Day/Night Pass. This pass lets you enjoy the falls and surrounding landscape during the day and the magical atmosphere at night.
Tip 4: Falls Illuminations & Fireworks
Visiting the Skylon Towers during the nighttime illuminations and fireworks is an experience that will leave you spellbound. As the sun sets and darkness descends, the falls and their surroundings transform into a captivating canvas of colourful lights, with the Canadian Horseshoe Falls taking center stage. The soft glow and vivid hues reflect off the water, creating an enchanting spectacle. And that’s not all! If you time your visit right, you may see Niagara Falls’ stunning fireworks. These bursts of brilliance from the Skylon Tower’s vantage point will leave you with unforgettable memories. It’s romantic and magical, revealing the falls in a new light and making your Skylon Tower visit unforgettable.