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Companion Program

A great way to enjoy Niagara and all of its attractions.

Companion Program 

 
 

Cost: $210 CAD

Includes SWIFT welcome package and entrance to all SWIFT social events noted below.  Companion program activity admission fees (where applicable) and companion program meals additional.  You can pick and choose what is of interest to you. Pricing is based on 20 people per day, otherwise prices may increase slightly.

Companion Program Host:  Debora (Debbie) Johnson
416-776-3016, Mobile 647-229-3734
Debora.Johnson@gtaa.com      

Monday, September 10, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm  SWIFT Welcome Reception includes refreshments – see main SWIFT program

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

8:30 – 10:00 am  Companion Breakfast – Fallsview Room A
10:30 am – 4:00 pm  Shuttle pick up at hotel lobby.  $80.00 pp incl.taxes and gratuities

 Lunch at “Elements on the Falls” $32.00 pp + taxes + gratuities

Hornblower Cruise formerly known as Maid of the Mist.  Get up close and personal with Canada’s most iconic visitor attraction.  20-Minute Full Mist Experience.  Ponchos will be provided. 

Journey behind the Falls.  Descend 125 feet and explore 130 year old tunnels through the bedrock. You will feel the thunderous vibration of the Horseshow Falls long before you see them.  The observation desk will leave you breathless (and a little wet), there are also viewing portals cut straight through the rock for you to view one-fifth of the world’s fresh water crashing down in front of you.  

White Water Walk.  Take the elevator to the boardwalk, experience a first hand lesson in the raw power and peril of the Niagara River’s white-water rapids. 

Niagara’s Fury.  Discover the ancient story of Niagara Falls in 4D in the 360 degree multi-sensory theatre.  Water will bubble and spray as you travel down river, while snow falls all around simulating the last Ice Age. 

Lunch at “Elements on the Falls” at individual's expense. Noted above. 
Luncheon Tour Menu includes In Season Vegetables and Potatoes, Bread and Butter.
Chef’s soup of the Day
(Substitute the soup with House salad for an additional $3.25 pp), 24 hour advance notice required.

Choice of:
Herb Crusted Chicken Supreme (Maple Vidal Roasted Garlic Glaze)
Or
Roast Prime Rib of Beef (Au Jus)
Or
Baked Atlantic Cod (Parmesan Lemon Pepper Crust and Riesling Dill Sauce)
Or
Wild Mushroom Ravioli (with Seasonal Vegetables and Baby Arugula Pesto Cream Sauce)
Guests may select entrée when seated.
Seasonal Dessert Feature
Fresh Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Hot Tea, Milk or Soft Drink

Gift Shop is located beneath the restaurant for those interested.

6:00 - 9:00 pm  Team Eagle Sponsored Customer Hospitality Night - includes refreshments – see main SWIFT program

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

10:30 am – 4:00 pm Shuttle pick up at hotel lobby. $95.00 pp incl. taxes & gratuity. 

Niagara Wine and Lunch Tour.  Wine Sensory Garden tour and private tasting at Reif Estate Winery followed by a wine-paired lunch at Queenston Heights Restaurant with a panoramic view of the north Niagara River, looking towards Lake Ontario and the vineyards below.  Menu will be provided at a later date. 

Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory where over 2000 tropical butterflies float freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. 

Niagara Parks Floral Clock. The intricate designs on the face of the Floral Clock are created with up 16,000 carpet bedding plants. 

 

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Free day for companions to sightsee at leisure.

GTAA will provide a 2-day WEGO transit pass for bus transportation on all Blue line routes. Must be 2 consecutive days.

Some points of interest:

  • Wildplay Mistrider Zipline
  • Niagara Helicopter Tours
  • Whirlpool Aero Car
  • Rock Climbing on the Escarpment
  • Golf
  • Gardens
  • Restaurants
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Indoor Skydiving
  • Casino x 2 (Fallsview Casino and Casino Niagara)
  • Escooter and Bicycle Rentals
  • Fashion Outlet shopping
  • Marineland
  • Clifton Hill
  • Wax Museums
  • Haunted Houses
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Indoor Waterparks
  • Museums
  • Midway
  • Falls Avenue
  • Spas
  • Niagara Brewing Company
  • Hershey’s Chocolate World
  • Hard Rock Shop
  • Casino Niagara
  • 4D Motion Theatre
  • Lundy’s Lane
  • Waterpark
  • Miniature Golf
  • Bowling
  • Driving Range
  • Canada One Outlets
  • Niagara on the Lake – blue line bus and transfer to the Red Line Bus (additional cost)
  • One of Canada’s most historic and picturesque towns.
  • Approximately 7,500 residents, hosts millions of visitors each year.
  • Afternoon Tea at Prince of Wales Hotel
  • Wine Country Trolley Tours
  • Horse and Carriage Rides with Sentineal Carriages
  • Fort George
  • Brock’s Monument
  • Local shops
  • Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours (sell out early)

6:00 – 9:00 pm - SWIFT Keynote Dinner – see main SWIFT program