The Tunnel: A new attraction offers new views of Niagara Falls
This summer, visitors to southern Ontario have a new way to see the spectacular Niagara Falls.
Niagara Parks Powerhouse has opened its newest attraction, The Tunnel.
Guests can take a glass-paneled elevator 180 feet (54 meters) below the main production hall and walk through the 2,200-foot (670-meter) long tunnel that winds through the former hydroelectric plant to an outdoor viewing platform where a breathtaking scene awaits. .
Take a look at the views of the American Falls and the Canadian Horseshoe Falls that Reuters’ Carlos Osorio documented earlier this week.
Follow the course of the water
People walk through the tunnel after a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday.
Visitors read one of the many information boards in the tunnel.
People take photos on the viewing platform where water once flowed into the Niagara River.
Discover the falls the old way
For a misty, up-close experience, folks take a boat tour with Niagara City Cruises of the Niagara Gorge.
Along the Niagara Parkway, tourists take snapshots of the falls.