Travel by private plane to Niagara Falls from Manhattan on this Viator exclusive tour, not available anywhere else. Enjoy pickup at a hotel centrally located in midtown Manhattan, then travel by minibus to New York’s Republic Executive Airport at Farmingdale, Long Island. Skip the long security lines and check-in procedures, proceed directly to your executive jet and take off, enjoying an in-flight breakfast. Once in Niagara, opt for a full-day guided tour that includes lunch, independent exploration of the American side of the falls or independent exploration of the Canadian side of the falls. At the end of the 14-hour day, fly aboard the executive jet back to Long Island and enjoy drop-off back in midtown Manhattan.
- Viator Exclusive Niagara Falls day trip by private charter plane from New York
- Avoid lengthy airport procedures and enjoy a swift 1.5-hour flight non-stop from Long Island to Niagara Falls Airport
- Visit either the US or Canada side, and sightsee independently with access to top attractions
- Upgrade for a full-day guided tour on both sides, including Maid of the Mist cruise and lunch at Sheraton At The Falls
- Visit Terrapin Point, Niagara Gorge, Table Rock, Giant Whirlpool, the Botanical Gardens and more (if selected)
- Round-trip ground transfers and in-flight breakfast included
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
Why fly commercial with long airport security lines when you can take an executive jet with other travelers excited to see Niagara Falls? This exclusive tour combines posh, high-end travel with your choice of all-inclusive admissions or a fully guided tour for an unforgettable day trip!
Make your way to the New York Marriott Marquis in Manhattan to start your day-long adventure. Board a comfortable coach with your group for the trip to Long Island's executive airport.
Ride for just under an hour to reach the airport, then board your 30-seat Embraer 120 private jet without going through the hassle of security or check-in procedures. During the luxury charter flight, which takes approximately 90 minutes, enjoy an in-flight breakfast and refreshments. Gaze out the windows to admire aerial views of upstate New York's countryside.
Land at Niagara Falls International Airport, located just 10 minutes from the Falls. When booking, choose how you would like to spend your 5 hours of time there. Opt to explore independently, including admission to four Niagara Falls attractions on either the US or Canadian side (visa or passport required) on your own flexible schedule. Alternatively, embark on a full-day sightseeing tour with an informative guide, visiting multiple attractions on both sides. See the Itinerary for full details.
After your day full of guided or independent activities, return to the airport for your private flight back to New York City. Your tour ends with drop-off back at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Option 1: Full-Day Guided Tour (US and Canada)
With a guide in charge of your itinerary throughout the day, you’ll visit key landmarks of Niagara Falls by coach, including some walking. First, experience a scenic 30-minute ride aboard the world-famous Maid of the Mist, where you’ll get up close to the base of Niagara Falls, including the basin of Horseshoe Falls, located on the Canadian side (rain poncho provided).
Back on land on the US side, view the steep-walled Niagara Gorge and discover how the churning waters carved out this magnificent spectacle. After a tour of Niagara Falls State Park, stop at Terrapin Point and the American Observation Tower. See Goat Island, Three Sisters Islands and Luna Island, and enjoy great photo ops of the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls.
Crossing over to the Canadian shore (passport or visa required), enjoy a lunch buffet at Sheraton At The Falls, which overlooks the majestic cascades. Continue on to sights including the White Water Walk; Horseshoe Falls; Table Rock; Toronto Power Generating Station; Dufferin Islands; Oakes Garden Theatre; the Giant Whirlpool; and the Floral Showhouse, Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Glen and Botanical Gardens in Niagara Parks. If you'd like, enjoy time for souvenir shopping before your tour ends.
Option 2: Independent Experience (US-Side Attractions)Meet your host on arrival, and travel by coach to the water’s edge. Your experience includes the following attractions:
‘Maid of the Mist’ Cruise:
Enjoy a 30-minute cruise aboard the Maid of the Mist, a 19th-century sightseeing boat. Travel around the base of the falls and into the basin of the thundering Canadian Horseshoe Falls!
Cave of the Winds Tour:
Wearing a souvenir rain poncho plus specially designed sandals, follow a guide along wooden walkways through a stormy mist zone within Niagara Gorge. At the Hurricane Deck, breathtaking torrents gush a few feet from you to create tropical storm conditions.
Niagara Adventure Theater:
Watch a 40-minute film inside the Niagara Falls State Park Visitor Center, and learn all about the Niagara Falls’ history.
Aquarium of Niagara:
This family-friendly aquarium on the banks of the Niagara Falls is home to penguins, seahorses and sea lions alongside more than 1,500 other aquatic animals that represent ecosystems from the Great Lakes to coral reefs.
Option 3: Independent Experience (Canada-Side Attractions)
Show your passport or visa on arrival to your host, and then travel by coach to the Canada side, with access to the following attractions:
Hornblower Niagara Cruise:
Take a 30-minute cruise within Niagara Great Gorge. Have your camera poised, ready to capture close-up sights of the thundering American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and famous Horseshoe Falls.
Journey Behind the Falls:
Descend 150 feet (46 meters) by elevator to observation decks behind the gushing cascades of water. Walk through tunnels around the Cataract Portal and Great Falls Portal to both the upper- and lower-observation decks, and gaze in awe as the water crashes to the bottom of the Horseshoe Falls beside you.
Stand on a moving platform while hearing ancient stories about Niagara Falls. Feel the air temperature drop, while water and snow is sprayed through the air; it’s an all-encompassing experience!
White Water Walk:
Take an elevator to the bottom of the Niagara Gorge, and walk along the boardwalk adjacent to the mighty rapids of the Niagara River.