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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.

Highlights

  • 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 July 2015

Brilliant tour, guide very knowledgeable and jolly. Pictures do not do the falls justice, have to be seen to be believed. Maid of the mist was great and very wet. Would definitely recommend this tour. Thank

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Absolutely the best tour we took at the Falls. It included more activity and special stops where other tour only drives you by. The tour guide was especially great with making sure everyone had a good time by answering questions and really giving indept information about both sides of the Falls and the Falls as well. Make sure and book this one...this tour is the one stop shop.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

It is a great tour. I would call it the best way to see Niagara Falls. The boat takes you so close to the fall, you almost become a part of it, but in a safe way :
The guide's narrative was right on the spot. We were not overwhelmed with the information, but in the same time have learned a lot of interesting facts about the Falls and surrounding area.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very good trip. Dan provided us with a lot of information and was very kind. I feel we experienced all of the major attractions of the falls and would recommend this trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was one of my BEST vacations ever! Our tour guide was very informative, helpful and inventive in getting us to our tour sites on time! Imagine Fourth of July, weekend, perfect weather.....Crowded! Bob, our tour guide, got us to The Cave of the Winds, ushered us through every step and held all our shoes for us until we came back up! The Cave experience was so exhilarating ! Bob got us across town, somehow, through all that traffic, in time for our Maid of the Mist adventure. Another great experience thanks to Bob! The phone attendants answered all our questions and even rerouted the tour bus to pick us up at a more accessible location. I highly recommend using Viator! From the moment we booked our tour until the time we stepped off the bus that night , everything was perfect! Thank you Viator!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent tour, it was fun, educational and exciting definitely worth every penny! Our tour guide Jim was great and very we'll informed, you can tell he was passionate about what he does and the history behind the falls. We will definitely be doing this tour again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Lots of fun, the door to door service was a real plus. Trip lived up to expectations

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour it included everything. Our guide was fun and informative.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Was a great tour.Are guy was fantastic new all about the histoty of the Falls.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

I would have to say that the tour guide made the trip. Even when we went away fom the falls Caleb managed to mkeep mall involved and shared some intersesting facts about the area. He also managed to keep all mon schedule even with a few guests having limited time keeping abilities. If you get Caleb on your tour you cant lose.

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