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From Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise

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From Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise

From £87.30 per person

Head to Niagara Falls on a day tour from Toronto. See the falls up close on the Niagara City Cruise "Voyage to the Falls" and visit the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 9.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Embark on a Niagara City Cruise for up-close views of the Falls
  • Take some free time at the Falls for lunch and sightseeing at your leisure
  • Explore the historical town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, one of the most beautiful towns in all of Canada with lakefront views
  • Snap some beautiful shots at Floral Clock, the world’s Smallest Chapel, and Whirlpool
Full description

Marvel at the grandeur of Niagara Falls on a 9.5-hour 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 a meal overlooking the falls.

Take a scenic drive through Niagara Falls with views of Fort George, Brock’s Monument, Hydropower stations, Niagara River, Welland Canal, picturesque vineyards along the Great Lakes - with a complimentary bottle of water provided — with a certified, professional tour guide.

Includes
  • Niagara city cruise
  • Tour of historic Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Pickup and drop-off (downtown Toronto and airport hotels)
  • Optional gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available for purchase)

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Meeting point

55 York Street, downtown Toronto (Tim Hortons)

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Due to Covid-19, the boat cruise is operating on a changed schedule
  • From September 21–Oct 31, the boat operates only from Friday to Monday
  • The boat cruise closes for the winter months from November 1–April 30 and will be replaced with a "Journey Behind the Falls" or Skylon Tower activity
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 66 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Fabio, the driver and tour guide, was extremely jovial and knowledgeable. His english speaking was a little hard to understand at times, so my kids had a hard time following some of the content. But he was overall very nice and pleasant to talk to. The schedule was good, and we had a fun experience. The description when I reserved the trip said we'd do the "Voyage to the Falls" boat ride, but we did not. Zoom Tours needs to update the listing, because I booked this for a day in November that was 3 weeks after that attraction closed for the season. Instead we did the "Journey Behind the Falls". The tunnels that go under and behind the falls were just okay. The awesome part was the lower observation deck, right next to one side of the horseshoe falls. It was amazing. Sadly, at this late time in the season, Clifton Hill was underwhelming. We even had to wait for a restaurant to open before we could eat lunch. The tiniest chapel was surprisingly adorable.

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23 November 2021

We had a great day. We went behind the Falls which was superb-the noise, the views and the whole atmosphere were awesome. The boat to the falls was a fabulous experience too and on top deck we were drenched! It may have been better to be on the lower deck and we may have seen more because there wouldn’t have been as much spray! We also opted for lunch which was a very tasty and plentiful 3 courses and served by friendly staff. We were lucky to visit on a beautiful sunny day and sat outside, facing the falls to have our lunch. We had an excellent driver/guide in Fabio. He was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and helpful and pointed out many places of interest. We stopped for several photo opportunities and our trip was enhanced by Fabio’s input. We felt there was enough time at each stop and even if you don’t do behind the falls or the boat or lunch, it is a beautiful area to take in the magnificent scenery, have a refreshment break, walk around and if it’s your bag, see a few shops.

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29 September 2021

Well, it could have gone much better ...

I think it's a shame that we weren't picked up from the hotel and brought back as originally agreed. Not only did we incur additional costs, our very positive impressions of the trip were severely clouded. The bus driver would definitely have had time for that, because in the morning we lost half an hour at the meeting point, for example, because we had to wait for other participants ... What a shame!

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30 September 2018

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