Tours

Tourism

Nestled between two Great Lakes in the heart of Ontario’s wine country, Brock University in St. Catharines offers a beautiful campus and world-class facilities as this year’s Congress host. Brock is near world class tourist areas such as Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Toronto.

Discover the many tourism experiences in the Niagara region:

Niagara area sightseeing options

Winery Tours of Niagara

Winery Tours of Niagara are pleased to invite you to discover the wine region of Niagara on one of two tours organized for Congress attendees:

To find out more about these tours, please visit here.

Niagara Highlights Tour

May 26 – 9:00 to 13:00 (Reserve by May 19 at 16:00)
May 29 – 9:00 to 13:00 (Reserve by May 22 at 13:00)
May 29 – 13:00 to 17:00 (Reserve by May 22 at 13:00)

4 hour sightseeing tour of Niagara area to include the “must do’s”… Queen Victoria Park, Table Rock to get pictures right from the crest of the Falls, the world famous Floral Clock, and the Whirlpool where the Spanish Aerocar crosses over. See the upper rapids, the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture and Botanical Gardens (drive by), and Oakes Garden Theatre. Includes a ride on the Hornblower Niagara River Cruise to see the Falls up close!

Includes tour of the Niagara area as noted with a local tour guide, deluxe transportation, and ride on the Hornblower Cruise boat!

  • Minimum 35 persons required to run each tour.
  • Price per person: $76.00
  • Make a reservation: call 1-866-333-3353 or 905-357-4785

Credit card must be given at time of booking to guarantee reservation but will not be charged until minimum number necessary to run tour is reached.

The Underground Railway

May 28 – 14:00 to 18:00 (Reserve by May 22 at 16:00)

Niagara is home to many sites relating to black history, including the BME Church (Nathaniel Dett Memorial Chapel) in Niagara, founded by descendants of slaves who made their way to freedom. See “the Crossing” at Fort Erie and drive by Bertie Hall, once a safe house for freed slaves.  Drive through historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, viewing Fort George and other key sites. Learn about their heroic journey to make their way to Canada for freedom!

Includes services of a local tour guide, deluxe transportation, visit to BME Church (Nathaniel Dett Memorial Chapel) and taxes.

  • Minimum 35 persons required to run each tour.
  • Price per person: $59.00
  • Make a reservation: call 1-866-333-3353 or 905-357-4785

Credit card must be given at time of booking to guarantee reservation but will not be charged until minimum number necessary to run tour is reached.

The Illuminated Falls

May 26 – 16:00 to 22:00 (Reserve by May 19 at 16:00)
May 29 – 16:00 to 22:00 (Reserve by May 22 at 16:00)

Sightseeing tour of Niagara area starting in the afternoon to include a visit to Table Rock for an up-close look at the Horseshoe Falls, Queen Victoria Park, the world-famous Floral Clock, the swirling Whirlpool with the Spanish Aerocar crossing over, and a visit to the Butterfly Conservatory.   See 1000’s of free-flying butterflies in a rainforest type setting. Ride the glass elevator to the top of the Skylon Tower where a delicious dinneris included in the revolving dining room. (Limited menu choices. Guests choose on arrival) See the illumination on the Falls in an array of colors; a nightly event not to be missed!   Includes visit to the outdoor observation deck.

Includes sightseeing with local tour guide, admission to the Butterfly Conservatory, dinner in the revolving dining room, deluxe transportation, taxes & meal gratuities.

  • Minimum 35 persons required to run each tour.
  • Price per person: $141.00
  • Make a reservation: call 1-866-333-3353 or 905-357-4785

Credit card must be given at time of booking to guarantee reservation but won’t be charged until the minimum number need to run tour is reached.