5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Reviews

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  • Location: Niagara Falls, Canada
  • Duration:  5 hours (approx.)
Experience Niagara Falls from top to bottom on this activity-filled tour of the Canadian side of the falls. Be wowed on an exciting helicopter ride; feel the power of the water on the Journey Behind the Falls; get up close to the thundering stream on a Hornblower cruise; and visit several viewpoints for various perspectives of the whole site. Plus, have lunch at the revolving dining room at Skylon Tower! This tour is limited to just seven people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience with a knowledgeable guide.


  • Comprehensive tour of the Canadian side of Niagara Falls
  • Take a 12-minute helicopter ride above the falls for a perspective that few people get to enjoy
  • Look down on all three waterfalls — Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and American Falls — from Skylon Tower
  • Go on the Journey Behind the Falls for a look at the tunnels beneath and behind the waterfalls
  • Enjoy a lunch of steak, salmon or chicken and admire views of the falls from the Skylon Tower revolving dining room
  • Learn all about the falls from an experienced guide, who will lead you to each activity
  • Small-group tour limited to seven people provides a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Ultimate Niagara Falls Tour plus Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch

Ultimate Niagara Falls Tour plus Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch

Your Niagara Falls adventure starts with hotel pickup by your guide, who will lead you on a comprehensive tour of the Canadian side of the falls and provide interesting and informative commentary about all the different features you’ll see. The following attractions and activities are included in your tour.

Skylon Tower:
Ride up to the Skylon Tower observation deck that, at 520 feet (160 meters) above the ground and 775 (236 meters) feet above the bottom of the falls, provides a panoramic view of the Niagara River and all three waterfalls — Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and American Falls. Spend about 30 minutes here.

Journey Behind the Falls:
Explore a series of tunnels that starts near the bottom of Horseshoe Falls and gives you a look at the backside and underside of the cascade, where you’ll enjoy a different perspective of the thundering water. Spend about 45 minutes here.

Hornblower cruise:
One of Niagara’s most popular attractions, this 1-hour wet and wild ride gets you as close to Horseshoe Falls as possible so you can hear how loud the water is and feel its powerful spray.

Niagara helicopter ride:
Take a thrilling 12-minute helicopter ride for aerial views of the waterfalls, Niagara River, whirlpool rapids and the surrounding countryside.

Lunch in the revolving dining room at Skylon Tower:
Dine while admiring bird’s-eye views of the falls. Choose from five dishes: roast prime rib au jus, grilled New York sirloin steak, chicken breast with red pepper cream sauce, grilled Canadian salmon with mousseline sauce, pan-fried pork parmigiana. (Menu subject to change.)

Fully narrated stops at the following Niagara Falls sights:
  • Brink of the falls
  • Origin of the falls
  • Power plant
  • Whirlpool rapids observation deck
  • Floral clock
Your tour ends with hotel drop-off.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Carwyn is a great host, thanks for showing us your towwn! The Canadian Behind the Falls is a must see. Thanks for the advice on the best spot on the Maid. The helicopter trip was spectacular! What a view!
I'd skip the Skylon lunch, lots of horrible energy from the employees there....
Over all, had an awesome time, thanks again Carwyn!
Kevin and Jhoe

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was compared to the Washington VIP tour a real VIP tour. It starts with the dreamlike fact that our tour group was limited to our family. Absolutely fantastic and efficient even that our guide came 45 minutes to late and we therefore came into a bad weather period at the end of the tour. The welsh guide was late because he was over allocated by his agency with the handled other groups. But after the late tour start he managed it really perfect to bring us to all events in time same for each and any pick-up. He was friendly and competent and therefore the basis for a brilliant day. All events were brilliant, too. This tour in the way we have experienced is absolutely recommendable for people who likes to efficiently explore the falls in different ways. The cost-benefit ratio is perfect. I would just recommend to change the lunch at the Skylon from the three-course menu to the also for the same price available buffet-menu because it is more convenient for families. At least the choice between both alternatives should be given.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour agenda and our guide Guy was wonderful! I would highly recommend this tour. It has everything that you want to see and more rolled into one package!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour was awesome. The sights are all interesting and there was time to do a bit of exploring on our own at each stop. The pace was relaxed and the helicopter ride, albeit short, was amazing! The guide was also very well informed and kept us laughing much of the time. I would highly recommed this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The experience was wonderful! Steven was a fantastic guide they were prepared for us during every part of the day. We feel like we had truly done everything we wanted to do at Niagara Falls.
i HIGHLY recommend this

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Wonderful. The weather wasn't cooperating for much of the day, but Daud was great at trying to make the best of it. Thankfully, the weather got better towards the afternoon and we were able to do the helicopter ride, which was the highlight of the trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We absolutely loved your tour. We were picked up on time by Steven who was a great guide and helped us with good tips and great information about the place. We were able to get into all tours without much waiting in line and that is the best part I really liked. We were able to see things we wanted to see in such a short period of time. It was very efficient. Special kudos to Steven for giving us great company and treating us so well. He was absolute professional and gave us some great information on food places to go to. Especially Niagara on the Lake city. We were very much interested to try out local, organic food and this place was fantastic for food choices. We would not have found out otherwise. So thank you!

If anything the only one we were not particularly impressed was with Skylon Tower and the lunch part of it. Food is average and the experience on Skylon Tower was not as impressive as other places.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Visited niagra falls July 2015. We had booked a Viator tour before our Trip via the internet. On arrival at our hotel we phoned to confirm our pick up arrangements. All details were perfect!
Gui was fantastic, picked us up on time in a car seating 8 including himself There were 4 of us and another couple. Gui took us all around Niagra showing us the sights and then in turn to each of the attractions, The Hornblower Boat ride, Journey behind the falls and Lunch at the Skylon Tower. unfortunately it was a cloudy day and the helicopters were not flying We were escorted to the front of every queue .All in all a great day shame about the helicopter. Gui offered to pick us up the following day to take us to the Helicopter, unfortunately we were out of time. We received a refund on the helicopter ride the same day. I would definitely recommend this company, five star!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We highly recommend this tour! Our tour guide, Guy was excellent. We made fast friends with the others in our group we are busy sharing photos with them now. We had so many wonderful views and the opportunity to take photos at all times. We enjoyed the falls from the Journey Behind the Falls, the Hornblower Cruise, the Helicopter ride, and the Skylon's revolving dining room! Jean and Tom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

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