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Playtime takes to the air as adventure course opens

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

After a year of delays, the Whirlpool Adventure Course has opened.

The attraction opened to the public this past weekend, and will open on Saturdays and Sundays for the rest of April. Read More…

Safari Niagara welcomes two giraffes

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

There are two new faces at the zoo.

Safari Niagara staff recently welcomed two reticulated giraffes to the 150-acre nature park nestled in the heart of Stevensville.

The giraffe yearlings, Moses and Ziphora, arrived from a zoological facility in the U.S., and are now enjoying their new enclosure at the zoo on Stevensville Road.

“(Staff at the zoo) are very excited,” Andrea Bouw, a marketing manager for Safari Niagara, said.

Zipping through the air in Niagara Falls

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

Friday was the beginning of a new adventure at Niagara Falls.

The new Wildplay MistRider Zipline attraction had a soft opening Friday in advance of their Wednesday grand opening.

I headed down to Clifton Hill to have my own turn on the zipline, located near Hornblower cruises. I electronically paid $56.49 and signed my waiver on my smart phone while I waited in line. The line was long and, according to Lindsay DiCosimo, marketing manager for WildPlay Niagara Falls, they sold out early in the day.

Some people in line were excited at the prospect of being among the first to take flight.

“I thought that made it seem more like I wanted to do it when I found out it was just opening,” said Emily Parker, from Liverpool. She was riding the zipline with her brother, Max, while their mother Paula stayed closer to the ground.

“I wouldn’t go on it,” said Paula, “I’m scared of heights.”

Hornblower to offer expanded tours

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From Niagara This Week:

When Hornblower Cruises Niagara takes over boat tours to the base of the Horseshoe Falls, passengers will be have more choices when it comes to the type of trip they can take.

Choices will include early morning nighttime excursions as well as a trip timed with Niagara Parks weekly fireworks displays on Friday and Sunday nights.

“The boat tour to Niagara Falls is truly one of Canada’s iconic experiences, said Madalena Phillips, senior marketing manager for Hornblower Niagara. “We feel, that by expanding our operating hours, we now have the ability to offer visitors a variety cruises well into the evening — also providing visitors to Niagara a reason expand their stay in Niagara — hopefully overnight.”

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New eatery at Fallsview

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From Niagara This Week:

On April 29 the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel and Conference Centre unveiled its newest attraction; Milestones Grill and Bar.

The new restaurant, which replaced the Cut Above Steakhouse, is located on the mezzanine level of the hotel and serves “globally inspired” food according to Karen Catton, marketing manager for the hotel.

The food can be described as “familiar with a twist” said Derek Rewbury, general manager of the restaurant.

The restaurant overlooks the falls and features a lounge area, dining room and patio with almost all seats in the location having a view.

“The venue really fits the area,” said Rewburry.

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