Segway Tour along the Welland Canal

Segway Tour along the Welland Canal

Discover the Welland Canal and its rich history in a unique, fun way on a guided Segway tour. A great family fun adventure!
Where:St. Catharines, Ontario
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 12 years
Price for:1 Participant
Picture of Segway Tour along the Welland Canal - 1 hour
Segway Tour along the Welland Canal - 1 hour
Picture of Segway Tour along the Welland Canal - 2 hours
Segway Tour along the Welland Canal - 2 hours
Discover “Where the Ships Climb the Mountain” by Segway.

The Welland Canal, one of the amazing man-made wonders of the world, was originally constructed in 1829 to link Lake Erie with Lake Ontario. 42 km (27 miles). As part of the St. Lawrence Seaway, the canal allows ships to avoid Niagara Falls by traversing the Niagara Escarpment. Learn about this modern marvel and the vital role it plays in the region on a 1 or 2 hour guided Segway tour.

Taking a Segway tour is a great family activity. They are super easy to learn and you can cover a lot of ground in a short time.

Your tour begins with a quick training session at the Lock 3 Museum, allowing each participant to get comfortable with their Segway before starting the tour. Following your guide, you’ll travel along the canal on a peaceful and dedicated path.

On the 1-hour tour you'll learn about the history of the Welland Canal, an engineering marvel, while riding alongside it. On the 2-hour tour, you'll go all the way to Lock 7, the highest lock on the canal and visit the Fallen Workers Memorial and Murals of Thorold.

In addition to navigating, your guide will enlighten you with local stories and facts often missed by visitors about the Canal’s history, and ensure you have plenty of time for photos.

Tour highlights:

  • A unique Niagara tour.
  • A great family activity.
  • Easy to learn and fun to ride.
  • Cover more ground in a sort period.
  • Small group tour.

What's included:

  • Segway training
  • Local guide with a wealth of knowledge about the area’s history and landmarks.
  • Helmet

When: April - October

Need to know:

  • Minimum age for participation is 12 years.
  • Weight restrictions: each rider must weigh between 100 and 250 lbs (45 to 115 kg).
  • Each person receives individual training and time to get comfortable on the Segway before they begin the actual tour.
  • Segways are operated by sensors underneath your feet. You will need to wear flat, comfortable shoes.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
  • Tours will run rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by your tour guide. Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather of the day.
  • Riders must wear the helmet that is provided with the tour or provide a similar multi-impact sports helmet (must be CSA approved).
  • It is not recommended that pregnant women and any person with health restrictions or seizure disorders participate in this activity.

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