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  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration:  14 hours (approx.)
Discover the beauty and awesome power of Niagara Falls on a day trip from New York. You'll fly to Upstate New York, tour the falls on both the US and Canadian sides (don't forget your passport!), see all the sights, including a ride on a Niagara boat cruise or the Journey Behind the Falls. And at the end of an amazing day you'll take an evening flight back to New York.


  • Full-day trip to Niagara Falls from New York by air
  • Round-trip flight from New York City to Upstate New York
  • Guided tour of Niagara Falls from American and Canadian sides
  • Niagara Falls boat ride or Journey Behind the Falls
  • Buffet lunch at a restaurant overlooking the falls, including soft drinks, tea or coffee
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Pickup and drop-off from Midtown Manhattan hotels

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What You Can Expect

Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air

Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air

After being collected from your Midtown Manhattan hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Upstate New York (approximately one hour). On arrival, you will be met by your guide for the day to board the bus to Niagara Falls.

After lunch, it's time to board a Niagara Falls boat cruise for an up-close Niagara Falls experience. The 30-minute cruise takes you through the foaming waters to the base of the American Falls and the basin of Horseshoe Falls. You will get close enough to the falls to feel their cool mist on your skin.

The Niagara Falls boat cruises operate only in the warmer months, typically from May to October, so if you are traveling from November to April you may visit the Journey Behind the Falls instead. An elevator takes you behind the great sheet of Niagara Falls for a thunderous up-close view of Niagara Falls. Please note that Niagara Falls boat cruises may cease to operate earlier than October 31 depending on weather.

Due to the extreme popularity of this tour, a minimum 5-day advance booking is required.
Please note:
  • Due to new TSA policies, each passenger's date of birth, passport name, number, expiry and country is required at the time of booking. Failure to include this information will result in your reservation not being completed. Contact and/or hotel in New York must be provided in order to complete reservation.
  • Passenger(s) MUST have the required documentation to enter Canada.
  • Dates for Niagara Falls boat cruises may run into November or may cease earlier than October 31 depending on weather

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent well organised. Saw the falls from many spots- great!! Only let down was driver kept stalling for lunch by showing things we were not interested in- rather than telling us we had a set time slot for lunch. Also sign on bus staying we had to pay driver 15-20 gratuity of tour a bit steep not to mention didnot know what his section of the tour cost??

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was excellent - the guide that met us at the airport in Buffalo was very knowledgeable and gave us a wonderful day out. In fact from hotel Pickup to the airport to return to hotel at midnight was all very professionally done

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very nice trip with a lot of experience, our tour guide was also very nice and helpfull. The only problem was that our plane was cancelled and we had to go back by bus which took 7 hours. But except this it was wonderfull and would recommend it to everybody.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Would definitely do this tour again out tour guide was absolutely amazing his name was Giuseppe. He knew a lot of information and made it a great day

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was well worth the early start. Our tour guide Giuseppe was excellent and made our trip a memorable experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

What a fantastic day but a long one and ensure you do the Canadian side like we did. The Guide we had was very good and tried to assist as much as possible in getting close as possible to locations. Lunch overlooking the falls was spectacular.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent tour from start to finish even the drama of the drug scandal didn't spoilt it x

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fantastic day out for all

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