Spanish Aero Car - The Best Way To See Whirlpool
best way to see Niagara's fascinating Whirlpool is from high overhead -
aboard the world famous Niagara Spanish Aero Car.
Riders can see the Rapids, the Whirlpool,
the Gorge, the hydro-electric
plants down the river, and can wave to those fishing on the riverbank
Located 3 miles (4.5) kilometers down river
from the Falls, the
Whirlpool is formed at the end of the Rapids, where the Great Gorge
turns abruptly to the northeast. Here the brooding, emerald green
vortex coils and uncoils to escape through the narrowest channel in the
Suspended from sturdy cables, the Niagara
Spanish Aero Car offers a
wonderful view. Named after the Spanish engineer who designed and built
it, Leonardo Torres-Quevedo (that's how it got it's name), the Aero Car
has been operating since 1916.