The tourist attractions at Niagara Falls are starting to open again
Niagara Falls is starting to open again for tourists after months of closures due to the pandemic. Visitors will finally be able to experience what its like to be up close to the world famous waterfalls beginning on July 1.
From Canada Day onwards, the renowned Hornblower Cruises will begin once again taking passengers to the base of the falls.
The fab Hornblower Cruises to base of #NiagaraFalls will begin July 1, Canada Day. New health/safety standards & physical distancing in place. Niagara Whirlpool Jets start the same day! @NiagaraCruises @whirlpooljet @Visit_Niagara #Canada #TravelTuesday https://t.co/CAnsBn4xsU pic.twitter.com/iYW885kVPG— Canada's Travel Guy (@JimByersTravel) June 16, 2020
New health and safety standards and physical distancing measures will be in place, making sure that everyone get to enjoy the natural phenomenon, without risking their health.
The news comes after an announcement earlier this week revealed that the Niagara region will be allowed to move into Phase Two of Ontario's reopening plan from Friday, June 19.
Casinos, restaurants, hotels and other amenities in the area will be begin the reopening process this weekend, with safety at the forefront of their agenda.
Niagara falls is one of Canada's top tourist attractions, attracting around 14 million people each year.
Also opening this week is the popular Zipline next to the falls.
The Niagara Falls zipline is reopening with new rules for social distancing https://t.co/JI0GgHfABA #NiagaraFalls #Ontario #SocialDistancing pic.twitter.com/C7nP5uswHC— blogTO (@blogTO) June 16, 2020
With a whopping 98 per cent of industry in the area temporarily laid off since March, the reopening will come as welcome news for Niagara's 80,000 residents.
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