Last Updated on February 11, 2024

As arguably the premiere eclipse-observing destination on the planet, Niagara Falls, Canada was selected by National Geographic as one of the “Top 20 Travel Experiences” in its annual “Best of the World” rankings. Nat Geo’s “Best of the World” is created, researched, reported, and written in collaboration with the company’s international editorial teams serving millions of readers through their magazines and websites. Among those top picks, the Total Solar Eclipse in Niagara Falls is ranked #11.

2024 Eclipse Quick Facts

The eclipse takes place on Monday, April 8, 2024. It will begin at 2:04 p.m. with the maximum eclipse occuring between 3:20 p.m and 4:32 p.m.

In the Niagara area, the best eclipse views can be seen at Niagara River Parkway, Table Rock Centre, Skylon Tower and the Niagara SkyWheel.

Almost a century ago in 1925, Niagara Falls experienced a total solar eclipse and isn’t expected to witness it again until 2144.                                                     

About Niagara Falls, Canada

Overlooking the legendary Canadian Horseshoe, American and Bridal Veil waterfalls, Niagara Falls is a four-season destination renowned for its awe-inspiring natural wonders combined with world-class accommodation, thrilling entertainment and a burgeoning culinary scene.

Visitors from Ontario, across North America, and around the world who come to experience adventure, discover family fun and feel the romance have made it Canada’s #1 leisure travel destination and an international bucket-list destination.

Plan your Niagara Falls Visit

For more information about unique and memorable experiences in Niagara Falls, visit and these helpful resources:


Book your Niagara Falls stay, enjoy the majesty of the Falls from the comfort of your bed, or find a cozy room steps away from world-class attractions and entertainment here.



• GO Transit

  • Save with GO / WEGO combo tickets starting at $25/person
  • Kids 12 and under ride free on all GO Trains; children 3-12 pay $8 for the Niagara transportation portion
  • $62.50/group including tax (up to 5 people, max 2 adults 18+ per group).
  • Tickets include a round-trip GO Train ride from Union Station to Niagara Falls and Niagara WEGO shuttle bus service throughout the Falls.


• Megabus – Union Station to Niagara Falls $20 each way approximately

• Flixbus – Union Station to Niagara Falls $20 each way approximately


• Niagara Air Bus – private shuttle approx. $220 from Pearson or $250 from Union Station

Transportation within Niagara Falls



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