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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 Trip with Cruise Option

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Trip with Cruise Option

Let the Niagara Falls take your breath away on this day trip from Toronto. Have plenty of free-time to take photos and enjoy the city's stunning attractions. Capture pictures of the Whirlpool Rapids and treat yourself as you sample maple syrup and fudge.  Begin your day with a convenient and hassle-free pickup from Downtown Toronto. Relax on a comfortable bus with facinating narration about the history of the falls on your trip to Niagara.  Get more by selecting a tour option that includes a Niagara city cruise or get the full package with by selecting an option that includes the Journey Behind the Falls attraction which is a 125-foot deep and 600-foot long tunnel that reaches behind the falls. Don't Forget to include Lunch with Views of Niagara Falls Spend 3-hours of free time exploring Niagara Falls at your own pace. Next, taste some locally-made maple syrup, ride along Niagara Parkway, and see the Sir Adam Beck Hydro Generation station.  Get the opportunity for some memorable photo opportunities on Niagara Parkway. End your tour with a visit to Queenston Heights to see the historical Battle Grounds and take in views of the Niagara River.

Toronto: Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise & Niagara-the-Lake

Toronto: Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise & Niagara-the-Lake

Embark on a full-day guided trip to Niagara Falls from Toronto. Admire the majestic falls from various angles and enjoy time to explore at your own pace. Upgrade your experience with a boat tour of the Falls. Leave Toronto earlier and get back sooner on a fun and leisurely day trip to Niagara Falls. Relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned bus under the expert care of your engaging local guide. Your adventure begins when you meet your guide at the convenient downtown meeting point. Set off on the 90-minute scenic drive into the Niagara Region. Your driver will share their local knowledge along the way. Stopover and visit the historic town of Niagara on the Lake on your own. Take in the sights of the Niagara River and million-dollar homes along the scenic Niagara Parkway.  Pause for guided photo stops at the Floral Clock, Hydro Power Station, Whirlpool Rapids, and the Niagara Gorge before arriving at Niagara Falls. Upgrade to include the seasonal Voyage to the Falls boat tour and sail into the heart of the world-famous falls (you must choose the Guided Day Trip including Voyage to the Falls Boat Cruise option for the cruise to be included). Your guide will escort you to the cruise departure point so you can benefit from expedited access to the boat boarding area.  When the cruise is not operating, you'll instead ride to the top of Skylon Tower's observation deck for unbeatable panoramic views of the Falls.  Pending on the tour option selected, enjoy up to 3-hours of free time in Niagara Falls to explore the local attractions. Your tour concludes with a quiet and cool return to Toronto, in time for you to relax before your evening plans.

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Full-Day Bus Tour

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Full-Day Bus Tour

Discover the majesty of one of the world's most iconic natural wonders on a full-day guided tour of Niagara Falls. Your adventure begins as you step onto our state-of-the-art tour bus at the South Entrance of Union Station at Maple Leaf Square in downtown Toronto. Equipped with comfortable seating and complimentary WiFi, you're set for a pleasant ride to the stunning Niagara region. Along the way, your certified Niagara Falls tour guide will provide engaging commentary, enriching your understanding of the area's history, geology, and fascinating lore. Upon arrival, the thunderous roar of the falls captivates your senses, a sound as mesmerizing as the sight itself. We make our way to several prime vantage points for those picture-perfect moments and feelings of awe. Next on the itinerary is a visit to the Niagara Whirlpool, a natural whirlpool along the Niagara River. Depending on the season, we might also stop at the Floral Clock, one of the world's largest flower clocks and a garden masterpiece in its own right. Your day also includes leisure time in Niagara-on-the-Lake, a quaint town known for its well-preserved 19th-century architecture and charming ambiance. You can wander its picturesque streets, pop into shops, or even indulge in a local wine tasting if you're so inclined. Included in your tour package is admission to the Niagara Falls viewing area. Here, you get the chance to be up close and personal with this awe-inspiring natural spectacle. Feel the mist on your face and hear the deafening roar of water as it plunges into the abyss below. What makes this tour extra special is the flexibility to add optional experiences at your own expense. You can opt for the famous Hornblower Boat Ride, an exhilarating experience that takes you right up to the base of the falls. Prepare to don a poncho and get a bit wet—it's worth it to get this close to such a powerful natural wonder. Alternatively, consider the Journey Behind the Falls experience. This unique tour allows you to walk through tunnels to observation decks and portals located right behind the waterfall, providing a view of this marvel from the inside out. Please note that while this comprehensive tour offers a plethora of points of interest and scenic stops, meals like lunch and gratuities are not included. You'll have ample opportunity to purchase lunch in Niagara Falls from a variety of eateries to suit all tastes and budgets. This Niagara Falls tour promises a day chock-full of incredible sights, fascinating insights, and opportunities for unique, optional experiences. Your certified guide and our quality tour bus with WiFi ensure your journey is as informative as it is comfortable. Whether you're traveling solo, as a couple, or with family and friends, come and experience the grandeur of Niagara Falls in a way that only we can offer. Optional upgrades like the Hornblower Boat Ride and Journey Behind the Falls can be added on-site to make your adventure truly unforgettable.

Niagara Falls: First Behind the Falls Tour & Boat Cruise

Niagara Falls: First Behind the Falls Tour & Boat Cruise

Meet your tour guide at the Murray Hill Welcome Centre (5146 Murray Street, next to Queen Victoria Place) to start exploring. You’ll get to view the falls from behind through one of the viewing portals that have been cut straight through the rock and also from below the falls by venturing out onto the lower observation deck. Take a ride on the world famous boat tour to finish off your tour with a bang! This tour provides views from every angle and will provide memories that will last a lifetime. Explore over 20 other popular Niagara Falls points of interest with your tour guide along the way. Listen to fascinating stories and learn interesting facts about the history of Niagara Falls. Receive access to $150 in savings on area attractions after your tour.

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 (US): Guided 2-Day Trip with Accommodation

Niagara Falls (US): Guided 2-Day Trip with Accommodation

Embark on a two-day journey from New York City to the breathtaking Niagara Falls on the US side, complete with optional visits that enhance your experience of the region's natural and historical wonders. Day 1: Today we will be heading to the Corning Glass Museum! The museum is located in western New York and is dedicated to history, art, and the science behind glassmaking. Following, we will be visiting Niagara Falls and overlooking the American Fall, the Horseshoe Fall, and the Bridal Veil Fall! Here, you will be simply amazed by the beauty of the falls and what makes Niagara Falls worth the visit. Itinerary: New York → Corning Museum of Glass (Optional, 90 mins) → Watkins Glen State Park + Finger Lake (Optional, 90 mins, Watkins Glen State Park will not be visited when it is closed) → Niagara Falls Night Tour (Mandatory, 90mins) Notes: 1. Watkins Glen State Park only opens in summer, usually from April to October each year. 2. In order to ensure a better experience for guests, it is guaranteed that guests can watch the fireworks show at the waterfall on that day (except that there is no fireworks show on that day). Hotel:M Hotel Buffalo; similar Day 2: Niagara Falls Exploration Niagara Falls is a group of three waterfalls at the southern end of Niagara Gorge, spanning the border between the province of Ontario in Canada and the state of New York in the United States. Formed by the Niagara River, which drains Lake Erie into Lake Ontario before going out to Atlantic by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, the combined falls have the highest flow rate of any waterfall in North America that has a vertical drop of more than 50 m (160 ft). Summer Itinerary: (Applied when Maid of the Mist opens) Niagara Falls Classic Tour (Optional, 2.5 hours, including Whirlpool Park + Cave of the Winds + Maid of the Mist) → New York Winter Itinerary: (Applied when Maid of the Mist closes) Niagara Falls Classic Tour (Optional, 2.5 hours, including Whirlpool Park + Cave of the Winds + Old Fort Niagara State Park) → New York Notes: Maid of the Mist Niagara Falls Boat usually closed in winter season, it will not be visited based on attraction closure.

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Full-Day Tour

From Toronto: Niagara Falls Full-Day Tour

Depart Toronto and travel by climate-controlled coach/mini-coach to the beautiful Niagara region. Take a scenic drive along the Niagara Parkway described by Winston Churchill as the prettiest Sunday drive in the world. Enjoy photo stops along the Niagara Parkway at your leisure. See up to 15,000 flowers on display at the Floral Clock and learn about hydro-power with a stop at the hydro-power stations viewpoint. Be amazed by a photo stop overlooking the Niagara Whirlpool Rapids, the largest whirlpool in North America. Then, continue to Niagara Falls and get a minimum of 3 hours of free time to enjoy activities such as the Skylon Tower or Journey Behind the Falls at your own expense. The Hornblower Niagara City Cruise is included if you opt in for this activity when making your reservation online. If you dont opt in for the cruise when making this reservation initially - you still have the option to purchase discounted tickets for the Hornblower Niagara City Cruise or the Skylon Tower from your driver on the day of your tour. At the end of the day you will be driven back to downtown Toronto and dropped off at your original pick up location at around 5:30pm.

Niagara Falls, Canada: Whirlpool Adventure Ropes Course

Niagara Falls, Canada: Whirlpool Adventure Ropes Course

Take part in a whole new way to experience the Niagara River. Enjoy tons of family-friendly fun and excitement with outdoor aerial adventures. Three self-paced courses include dozens of climbing, ziplining, jumping, and swinging aerial games. Upon arrival at the park, check in with the guest service staff who will direct you to meet your certified guide. Your guide then takes care of it all, from activity demonstration, ensuring the proper fit of your helmet and harness, and providing observational coaching during your climbing experience. Once you complete the demo course, head out onto the Kids, Classic, or Extreme Course for a fun, safe, and thrilling experience of obstacles and zip-lines high above the world-famous whirlpool and Niagara gorge. This makes a totally new and unique way to have a Niagara River adventure and discover the lost art of "monkeying-around".

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What people are saying about Niagara Whirlpool

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4.6
(4,648 reviews)

Fantastic day at the falls. Our guide was so great. The took great care of us and was very informative. We enjoyed the day immensely Thank you Kim and Dean Witala Kelowna, BC Canada

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!

Our guide Haroon was super friendly and gave us lots of information! The falls were so beautyful! We had a great time 😊

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