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Niagara Falls, Canada: Welland Canal Segway Tour

Product ID: 175626
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A 1-hour or 2-hour guided Segway tour taking you along the Welland Canal, located only 15 minutes away from Niagara Falls. Along the way, you will learn about its history and recent structural improvements.
About this activity
Duration 1 - 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the only Segway tour in the region
  • Learn to ride in a matter of minutes
  • Discover the Welland Canal, a man made wonder
Full description
Glide along the Welland Canal, discovering its triumph of engineering and the history of the Niagara region. Taking a Segway tour is the perfect family activity. They are super easy to learn, no one is left behind, and everybody is having fun.

You start with individual training, where each participant is allowed to get comfortable before starting the tour. You then travel along the canal on a dedicated and peaceful path, where you learn about the 3 previous canals, and why they got built in the first place. You will observe the Glendale Bridge, and learn how it works and operates. You then head to the main control center and find yourself at the bottom of the Niagara Escarpment. You will climb the escarpment before taking a break and then discover the Twin/Flight Locks. Your guides will give you some interesting information about this Welland Canal, explain how the boats are lifted in, as well as how much time it takes to do so.

You then travel to Lock 5 and 6, turn back and then glide along all the way back to the museum, letting you enjoy the Segway ride. You will travel around the Museum and visit the Fallen Workers Memorial, dedicated to the 137 people who lost their lives building this 4th Canal.  Continue onto Lock 7, for the longest Segway tour available in the region.

This is the only tour along the Welland Canal, it uses an easy path perfect for beginners. With its 5 or 9 kilometer length, you will be a pro on a Segway by the end the tour, and also possess impressive knowledge about the Welland Canal.
Includes
  • Segway
  • Training
  • Bike Helmet
What’s Not Included
  • Suncream
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Main Parking Lot of the Lock 3 Museum, 1932 Welland Canals Parkway, St. Catharines, ON L2R 7K6, Canada

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • High-heeled shoes
Know before you go
Wear Flat Shoes
Participants must be at least 12 years old and weigh between 100 and 250lbs (45 to 115 kilograms)
Customer reviews
Overall rating
5.0 / 5
based on 1 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
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Value for money
5.0/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Niagara Segway

Product ID: 175626