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Niagara Falls, Canada: Boat Tour & Journey Behind the Falls

Niagara Falls, Canada: Boat Tour & Journey Behind the Falls

Enjoy a guided tour of the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. Experience the mighty waterfalls with stunning views of both the American Falls and the Horseshoe Falls. See the power of Niagara Falls up close, onboard the Niagara City Tours boat ride "Voyage to the Falls". Hear about the origins of the falls and see the American and Canadian power plants that run on the Niagara River's waters. Stop to admire the beautiful Floral Clock, made up of more than 16,000 carpet bedding plants. Learn about the Niagara Glen and the Whirlpool Golf Course, and enjoy fully narrated stops at the Whirlpool Rapids Observation Deck and the Brink of the Falls. Then, ascend the Skylon Tower for panoramic aerial views and descend behind the falls as feel the Horseshoe Falls cascading above you at the Journey Behind the Falls. Cruise past the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls aboard a Hornblower Niagara cruise boat. From December to April, when the boat tour is non-operational, visit the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory and Niagara's Fury attraction instead. Step inside a 4D motion theater and discover the ancient story of Niagara Falls in a multi-sensory simulation of the last Ice Age

Toronto: Guided Niagara Falls Day Trip with Optional Cruise

Toronto: Guided Niagara Falls Day Trip with Optional Cruise

Experience a guided tour of the Canadian side of Niagara Falls and discover the mighty waterfalls with stunning views. Enjoy historical and behind-the-scenes commentary from your local and licensed tour guide. Your day will start with complimentary pickup from central hotels and locations across Downtown Toronto and Mississauga and arrive in Niagara Falls around 10:00 AM to enjoy 4 hours in summer or 3 hours in winter of free time to explore the falls. Add attractions to your tour package to experience the best of Niagara Falls. Take this tour in the summer and take the Hornblower Boat Cruise, the world-famous boat ride, formally called the Maid of the Mist. Get up close to the Niagara Gorge, American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and feel the mist of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. You can even enjoy this tour in the winter when the boat is not running. Add other famous experiences to your tour experience including the Skylon Tower, Journey Behind the Falls, or Niagara's Fury.  Explore Clifton Hill for solo and family fun with activities like the Niagara SkyWheel, Ripley's Believe it or Not, and an arcade. Pack a lunch to have a picnic by the waterfalls or order at a local restaurant. Next, go on a scenic and narrated drive across the Niagara Parkway. Stop and take photos at iconic attractions along the way like the Niagara Whirlpool Rapids, the floral clock and the Niagara Power Station. Next, enjoy a maple syrup tour and tasting and try Canadian-inspired treats like homemade fudge, poutine, maple beer, or Niagara’s famous ice wine. Return to your original location in Toronto around 5 PM and enjoy a full evening in the city with time for dinner and time to plan an evening event for yourself.

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise

Marvel at the grandeur of Niagara Falls on a tour from Toronto. Travel along the scenic Niagara Parkway, stopping at the Floral Clock, Whirlpool Spanish Aero Car, the historical Niagara-on-the-Lake, and some scenic stops for pictures. Get up close to the Horseshoe Falls on a Niagara City Cruises "Voyage to the Falls." Along the way, you’ll hear about the area’s history and geography. After visiting several of the area's attractions, board a Niagara city cruise for a ride to the base of the Horseshoe Falls. Stop for lunch at a restaurant of your choice. If you selected the tour with the lunch option, enjoy lunch in the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel at the Fallsview Restaurant overlooking the falls. Take a scenic drive through Niagara Falls with views of Fort George, Brock’s Monument, Hydropower stations, Niagara River, Welland Canal, and picturesque vineyards along the Great Lakes - with a complimentary bottle of water provided — with a certified tour guide.

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Evening Tour With Boat Cruise

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Evening Tour With Boat Cruise

Experience the ultimate convenience with our pick-up service available at all downtown Toronto or Toronto Pearson Airport hotels. Once picked up, relax in the comfort of our climate-controlled mini-coach as we embark on a journey to the breathtaking Niagara Falls. Throughout the trip, enjoy an enlightening commentary that delves into the rich history of the area and the crucial role played by the native people. Gain insights into why the geography of the Niagara Peninsula is so uniquely captivating. Upon reaching the Niagara Whirlpool, marvel at the awe-inspiring spectacle of one of North America's most intense white water rapids. Next, prepare for an unforgettable adventure as you board the Hornblower for the "Voyage to the Falls" boat tour. Feel the power, energy, and majesty of Niagara Falls up close, and be captivated by the towering height of Horseshoe Falls and the immense volume of water cascading from its crestline. As we travel along the scenic Niagara Parkway, witness the force of the Niagara River as it approaches the falls. Enjoy the serene landscape of Dufferin Islands along the way. Take advantage of some free time at Niagara Falls for dinner or explore the vibrant attractions of Clifton Hill. As dusk sets in, witness the falls illuminated in a mesmerizing array of colors. Opt for our dinner tour and indulge in a delightful dining experience at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel. Feast on the Fallsview Buffet while enjoying panoramic views of Niagara Falls illuminated for the night. Don't miss the spectacular Niagara Falls Fireworks that light up the night sky. As the tour concludes, depart from Niagara Falls and relax during the journey back to Toronto, where we'll drop you off at your hotel. This comprehensive experience ensures you not only witness the natural wonders of Niagara but also enjoy the convenience of seamless transportation and optional dining for a truly unforgettable day.

Niagara Falls, Canada: Butterfly Conservatory Admission

Niagara Falls, Canada: Butterfly Conservatory Admission

Experience the magic of the Butterfly Conservatory, nestled on the grounds of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens. The Butterfly Conservatory is located a short 15-minute drive from the Canadian Horsehoe Falls and is easily accessible by the WEGO transport system. This magical attraction features over 2,000 colorful tropical butterflies floating freely amongst the winding pathways beneath the spacious, glass-enclosed conservatory. Your self-guided walking tour of the Butterfly Conservatory begins with a short, informative video presentation before you are free to explore at your own pace.   Marvel at 45 species of butterflies with some from tropical regions around the world, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, and the Philippines. Discover the dynamic exhibit space with educational information about butterfly life cycles, pollinators, and more. Wander paths that wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall to the Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight.

Niagara Falls, ON: Helicopter Ride with Boat & Skylon Lunch

Niagara Falls, ON: Helicopter Ride with Boat & Skylon Lunch

Take a guided tour of Niagara Falls to see the mighty waterfall from several different perspectives, including from the sky with a 12-minute helicopter ride. Experience the Canadian side of the falls, considered the best side to view both the American and Horseshoe Falls.  Fly directly above the falls and the whirlpool rapids to get a bird’s-eye view during a 12-minute helicopter flight. Admire the dramatic sight of this natural beauty from the air. Then see the power of Niagara Falls up close aboard the Voyage To The Falls Boat Tour, for visitors between April to November. When the boat cruise is not operating, experience the Niagara Fury and the Butterfly Conservatory. Take in 360-degree views from the observation deck of the Skylon Tower and enjoy a spectacular lunch in the revolving dining room. End with a journey behind the iconic Horseshoe Falls. The tour concludes with your safe return to your pickup location.

Niagara Peninsula Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

Niagara Peninsula Smartphone Audio Driving Tour

Experience the captivating Niagara Peninsula like never before with our Smartphone Audio Tour! Immersing yourself in the tales of early pioneers, diverse local fauna, and the region's unique geographic features. Transform your scenic drive into an educational and entertaining journey, complete with fun trivia questions! Seamlessly integrating technology with exploration, this tour transforms your smartphone into your personal tour guide. Using GPS, the audio tour syncs with your vehicle's stereo system and you enjoy the convenience of a self-guided tour. An added delight is our special guest voices that bring historical characters to life, further immersing you in the vibrant tapestry of the peninsula's past. The journey takes you through a series of captivating sights, each with its unique tale. From the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls to the tranquil vineyards of the countryside, your guide narrates each location's story, engaging you in the area's rich tapestry of experiences. It's an adventure that goes beyond sight-seeing, offering an immersive exploration of the region's unique charm. Experience the freedom of exploring at your own pace, and gain a deeper understanding of the Niagara Peninsula's captivating features. Sight-seeing is reimagined for the digital era, an innovative blend of technology and tourism that transforms your drive into a vibrant adventure. Get ready to embark on a journey that you'll remember long after you've left the picturesque landscapes of the Niagara Peninsula behind. **Start your journey along the Niagara Gorge, a spectacle of nature's might and beauty. **Visit the charming town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, filled with 19th-century architecture and floral splendor. **Discover the engineering marvel of the Welland Canal at Port Colborne **Step back in time at the historic Chippawa Battlefield, a significant site from the War of 1812. **Explore Old Fort Erie in Fort Erie, a star-shaped fort from the War of 1812 **Learn about the area's ties to the Underground Railroad **Adventure through the heart of Ontario's wine country, and marvel at the region's vibrant viticulture. **Enjoy a scenic drive along the Niagara River, surrounded by lush greenery and tranquil countryside. **End your journey with a view of the majestic Niagara Falls

Toronto: Niagara Falls Evening Tour with Cruise and Dinner

Toronto: Niagara Falls Evening Tour with Cruise and Dinner

Experience the enchanting beauty of one of Canada’s most renowned landmarks after sunset with this evening tour of Niagara Falls. Departing from Toronto, immerse yourself in the mesmerizing ambiance as you witness the majestic falls illuminated by the moonlight. Embark on a voyage across the waters and witness the awe-inspiring might of Niagara Falls from a close distance on a sightseeing cruise. Indulge in a delightful maple syrup tasting session in Ontario, which comes as a complimentary treat. Upgrade your experience by adding on a delectable dinner at a charming local restaurant that offers breathtaking vistas of both Horseshoe Falls and American Falls.

Niagara Falls Tour from Toronto With Niagara Skywheel

Niagara Falls Tour from Toronto With Niagara Skywheel

Embark on a captivating adventure with our Niagara SkyWheel Tour, where breathtaking views and exhilarating heights combine for an unforgettable experience. Whether you seek a romantic evening ride or a daytime adventure with family and friends, our Niagara SkyWheel Tour promises an unparalleled view of Niagara Falls that will leave you awe-inspired. Breathtaking Views: Enjoy unparalleled panoramic views of Niagara Falls, the cityscape, and the surrounding landscapes from the comfort of our spacious and climate-controlled gondolas. Day and Night Excitement: Choose between a daytime journey for a scenic delight or an evening ride to witness the falls bathed in the mesmerizing glow of colorful lights. Comfortable and Safe: Relax in our state-of-the-art gondolas equipped with heating and cooling systems, ensuring a comfortable and safe experience in any weather. Informative Narration: Engage with informative narration providing fascinating insights into the history, geology, and significance of Niagara Falls, adding depth to your SkyWheel experience. Exclusive Photo Opportunities: Capture Instagram-worthy moments with exclusive photo opportunities as you rise above the falls, creating memories that last a lifetime. Convenient Location: Located in the heart of Clifton Hill, our SkyWheel Tour offers convenient access, allowing you to seamlessly integrate this thrilling adventure into your Niagara Falls exploration. Family-Friendly Adventure: Ideal for individuals, couples, families, and groups, the SkyWheel Tour is a family-friendly activity that promises fun and excitement for everyone. Accessible All Year Round: Whether you visit in the vibrant colors of summer or the serene beauty of winter, the Niagara Falls SkyWheel Tour is an accessible and exhilarating experience throughout the year. So, elevate your Niagara Falls experience and embark on the SkyWheel Tour for a bird's-eye view of one of the world's most stunning natural wonders. It's not just a ride; it's an adventure above the falls!

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What people are saying about Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens

Overall rating

4.8
(2,907 reviews)

We all had a great day with our tour guide and driver, Adam. He is such a handsome and sweet person and well knowledge. Thanks doe everything!

All was ok, the bus was not too comfortable for me (I am 1,88m) . The guide Kaleb so good in explaining and suggesting activities

Everything went well. The guide was really great and there was no waiting time at all. I can only recommend it

Incredible day. I feel so comfortable and safe with this tour. The guide was incredible interesting

It's a great day, be sure to take a boat ride to experience the waterfall,