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  • Location: Niagara Falls
  • Duration:  Varies from 4 to 5 hours

During your time in Niagara Falls, take a tour of the American side of the spectacular falls. Highlights include a walking adventure along the incomparable Cave of the Winds and an exciting cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls on the famous Maid of the Mist. Ride in an elevator to the bottom of Niagara Gorge and before ascending Prospect Observation Tower for a view from above.


  • 4 to 5 hour Niagara Falls tour
  • Ride on the Maid of the Mist boat in season
  • Visit famous Niagara Falls attractions including Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls
  • View the Falls atop the American Observation Tower
  • Explore the adventurous Cave of the Winds in season

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What You Can Expect

Niagara Falls American-Side Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride

Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls

Travel by elevator deep into the Niagara Gorge where you can get as close as 20 feet from the falls on the Cave of Winds trip. Are you brave enough to stand on Hurricane Deck? Ascend to the extended viewing deck of the Prospect Observation Tower and let Niagara's mist kiss your cheek. Don a souvenir raincoat and hop aboard the world famous Maid of the Mist boat ride. Sail past the American and Bridal Veil Falls before coming to a dramatic stop inside the mouth of the roaring Canadian Horseshoe Falls.

This tour is seasonal and operates from May through to October.

Please note: The Maid of the Mist portion of this tour departs from the US side of Niagara Falls. All customers booking this tour must have appropriate documentation to enter the United States.

*Operating dates of the Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds are approximate and dependent on winter/ice conditions.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very good and well worth the money!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

excellent tour- excellent tour guide -cave of the winds is amazing maid of the mist boat ride incredible view of the falls

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had a great time! Our guide was Pat R and he was great! It's very informative and the scenery was beautiful. It's just the right combination of structure and freedom. We would highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Patti and I had a wonderful time, Pat R. our guide did a great job of getting us around, even though their were mobs of folks at each stop. The whole experience was great. My Hat off to Pat.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had a great time, and our tour guide was really great. He made the tour really fun and made us feel like we were important.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I had an off-peak hour tour with Andy, it was just my wife and I and it was amazing. For just 2 people, I expected them to cancel but they didn't let us down. Andy was super friendly, funny and showed us a really good time. We drove 10 hours to get to Niagara, so it was really nice to have someone guide us and show us all the best stuff without any of the stress. If you're going to do it, it's worth doing it right. Andy knew all the shortcuts, secrets and fun facts. It really enhanced our trip. We would have missed out on alot if we'd just walked around ourselves.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Be prepared to get wet! Wear shorts. The wait was a bit long, but the tour guide was terrific, and he saved our place in line to allow bathroom and water breaks, which we greatly appreciated. Do not miss this tour, as you cannot truly experience the magnificence of the falls if you do not get 'up close.' If you take this tour, then you will see the majority of the things on the American Side of the falls.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Amazing tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Instead of just being a quick boat ride tour, our tour was so much more. Our guide, John was awesome. He was very knowledgeable of everything surrounding the history of Niagra Falls. Our 4 hour tour actually took about 5 hours. Totally worth it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent tour. Our guide Pat was great.

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