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  • Niagara Falls, Canada: Small Group Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

    1. Niagara Falls, Canada: Small Group Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

    Enjoy a 4.5-hour tour at the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. Experience the mighty waterfalls from several perspectives with stunning views of both the American and the Horseshoe Falls. See the power of Niagara up close, on board the Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat ride Voyage to the Falls. On this tour hear about the origins of the falls and see the American and Canadian power plants that run on the Niagara River's waters. Stop to admire the beautiful Floral Clock, made up of more than 16,000 carpet bedding plants. Learn about the Niagara Glen and the Whirlpool Golf Course, plus enjoy fully narrated stops at the Whirlpool Rapids Observation Deck and the Brink of the Falls.

    Ascend the Skylon Tower for panoramic aerial views and descend behind the falls as feel the Horseshoe Falls cascading above you at the Journey Behind the Falls.

    We had the best time with Sam our guide she was well informed and took us to places we would have never have seen on our own. 100% Recommended.

  • Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Trip

    2. Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Trip

    Leave Toronto earlier and get back sooner on a fun and leisurely day trip to Niagara Falls. Relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned bus under the expert care of your engaging local guide. Your adventure begins when you meet your guide at the convenient downtown meeting point. Set off on the 90-minute scenic drive into the Niagara Region. Your driver will share their local knowledge along the way. Your first stop is a structured wine tasting including ice wine at an award-winning winery. You'll also visit a country market and explore the vineyards. Climb back on board and drive through the historic colonial architecture of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Take in the sights of the Niagara River and million-dollar homes along the scenic Niagara Parkway. Pause for guided photo stops at the Floral Clock, Hydro Power Station, Whirlpool Rapids, and the Niagara Gorge before arriving at Niagara Falls. ...

    The trip was organized and even when the meeting point changed it was communicated well in advance. The itinerary had changed a bit due to the winery portion being changed, but I honestly loved going to Niagara On The Lake even more ! Most importantly I felt safe during the entire trip, and I would definitely recommend it to others.

  • From Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise

    3. From Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise

    Marvel at the grandeur of Niagara Falls on a 9.5-hour tour from Toronto. Travel along the scenic Niagara Parkway, stopping at the Floral Clock, Whirlpool Spanish Aero Car, the historical Niagara-on-the-Lake, and some scenic stops for pictures. Get up close to the Horseshoe Falls on a Niagara City Cruises "Voyage to the Falls." Along the way, you’ll hear about the area’s history and geography. After visiting several of the area's attractions, board a Niagara city cruise for a ride to the base of the Horseshoe Falls. Stop for lunch at a restaurant of your choice. If you selected the tour with the lunch option, enjoy a meal overlooking the falls. Take a scenic drive through Niagara Falls with views of Fort George, Brock’s Monument, Hydropower stations, Niagara River, Welland Canal, picturesque vineyards along the Great Lakes - with a complimentary bottle of water provided — with a certifi...

    We had a great day. We went behind the Falls which was superb-the noise, the views and the whole atmosphere were awesome. The boat to the falls was a fabulous experience too and on top deck we were drenched! It may have been better to be on the lower deck and we may have seen more because there wouldn’t have been as much spray! We also opted for lunch which was a very tasty and plentiful 3 courses and served by friendly staff. We were lucky to visit on a beautiful sunny day and sat outside, facing the falls to have our lunch. We had an excellent driver/guide in Fabio. He was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and helpful and pointed out many places of interest. We stopped for several photo opportunities and our trip was enhanced by Fabio’s input. We felt there was enough time at each stop and even if you don’t do behind the falls or the boat or lunch, it is a beautiful area to take in the magnificent scenery, have a refreshment break, walk around and if it’s your bag, see a few shops.

  • Niagara Falls, Canada: Niagara River Jet Boat Tour

    4. Niagara Falls, Canada: Niagara River Jet Boat Tour

    Are you looking to spend an exciting afternoon out in nature ? Then this stimulating jet-boat tour of the Niagara River is perfect for you. This tour is more than an adventure through the rapids - it is a chance to learn about the history of the Niagara River. Your knowledgeable guide will point out specific historical landmarks, and explain the differences between the American and Canadian sides of the river. Then, your expert guide will navigate the river to deliver a thrilling ride through the Class 5 rapids. The highlights of this part of the tour include entering Devil’s Hole, where the rapids begin, and experiencing the exhilarating 365° Hamilton Turn! The Wet Jet boats are designed with an open top to deliver a panoramic view but that means you will definitely get wet as you go through the rapids. You will be provided with the necessary gear to make your trip as comfortable as ...

    I attended the domed jetboat tour. I signed up online, an easy process. I received clear instructions on what was expected of me, and directions on how to get to their site. We were lucky, in that we had good weather, which made the experience that much more enjoyable.

  • From Toronto: Niagara Falls Evening Tour With Boat Cruise

    5. From Toronto: Niagara Falls Evening Tour With Boat Cruise

    Benefit from pick-up service from all downtown Toronto or Toronto Pearson Airport hotels, and then journey by climate-controlled mini-coach to Niagara Falls. Listen to an informative commentary about the history of the area and the role of the native people, and discover why the geography makes the Niagara Peninsula so unique. Upon arrival at Niagara Whirlpool, marvel at one of the most violent white water rapids in North America. Then, climb aboard the Hornblower to experience the power, energy and majesty of Niagara Falls up close on the "Voyage to the Falls" boat tour. Be mesmerized by the height of Horseshoe Falls and the volume of water that plunges from its crestline. Travel along the Niagara Parkway to see the power of the Niagara River as it prepares to plunge over the falls. Take in the scenic landscape of Dufferin Islands along the way. Get some free time at Niagara Falls ...

    It is something you will never forget. If you have Fabio as your guide you will have the time of your life.

  • Toronto: Small-Group Niagara Falls Day Trip

    6. Toronto: Small-Group Niagara Falls Day Trip

    Dip your senses into Niagara Falls during a guided sightseeing experience from Toronto. This semi-private tour is perfect if you prefer a smaller VIP tour and want to meet like-minded travelers. Leave Toronto at 9:00 AM with prior pick up from most downtown hotels. Sit back and relax in a luxury van on the scenic 2-hour drive to Niagara Falls. Along the way, learn about the rich history of the surrounding region and the Falls. On arrival, depending on the selected option, you can enjoy free time or visit an attraction. Upgrade to include a buffet-style lunch with panoramic views at the Fallsview Buffet at Sheraton On The Falls. Your guide can also direct you to some delicious lunch options at one's own expense.  In Summer, sail into the mist of the Falls aboard the seasonal boat ride 'Voyage to the Falls'. In winter, or when the boat is not operating, enjoy 'Journey Behind the Falls'....

    Fantastic day and our guide Ricardo was an excellent driver and guide. I highly recommend this day trip.

  • Toronto: Day Trip to Niagara Falls

    7. Toronto: Day Trip to Niagara Falls

    See Niagara Falls on a day trip from Toronto. Stop at Table Rock to take some great pictures at Horseshoe Falls along the way. Marvel at the scenery during your stop at Clifton Hill. Take some time to soak up the colors and lights. Explore Niagara-on-the-lake, and take part in a wine tasting. Explore Niagara Falls at your own pace, with plenty of time to visit local attractions or go on a Niagara Falls Cruise.

    The tour guide (Mike) was very friendly and well knowledgeable. Transport was comfortable and everything was followed as indicated in the description of the tour. Will definitely comeback.

  • From Toronto: Niagara Falls Private Sightseeing Tour

    8. From Toronto: Niagara Falls Private Sightseeing Tour

    Indulge in a personalized 7-hour private sightseeing experience beginning in Niagara Falls, Canada. You will enjoy private transportation in a luxury car or SUV. With a full-day tour you can see top sights with your expert guide and sample wines in Niagara-on-the-Lake. This tour is completely customizable. Your day begins with pickup from your hotel in either downtown Toronto or Niagara Falls. Enjoy learning fun facts and information about the falls from your expert guide. There will be plenty of time to explore the scenic area and see the beauty of Niagara Falls. Your guide will escort you to a lookout point for amazing views of the three waterfalls. In summer, choose to add-on the seasonal 'Voyage to the Falls' boat tour to sail into the mist of the Horseshoe Falls. In winter, or when the boat is not operating, discover 'Journey Behind the Falls'. Pause for lunch at a restaurant of ...

  • Niagara: Half-Day Winery Tour with Tastings & Optional Lunch

    9. Niagara: Half-Day Winery Tour with Tastings & Optional Lunch

    Discover the renowned flavors of Niagara's award-winning wine region with a choice of three tour options. Whether you’re a passionate wine connoisseur or simply like to share a drink with friends, enjoy a day in the lush, rolling hills of Niagara for a true taste of Ontario. Whichever tour you choose, you’ll set off in the morning on a small group tour to visit 2 to 4 of the region's finest wineries. Come along, unwind, and take in the scenic countryside while sipping on delicious wines. Benefit from an intimate small group experience that includes free time to explore and expert insights from your wine-loving guide.  The 4-hour Wine Country Tour centers around the Niagara-on-the-lake region, nestled on Lake Ontario, near the mouth of Niagara Falls. Sample wines at Pillitteri Estates, Inniskillin, and Konzelmann Estates, and enjoy some free time for lunch and shopping in the quaint tow...

    Wonderful host and great wine tours( especially Konzelmann)..Only criticism is that one hour for lunch in downtown Niagara on the Lake was not enough time to find a restaurant, wait for a table and return to the bus.. 1 1/2 hours would be better...

  • Niagara Falls: 30-Minute Air Tour from Niagara-on-the-Lake

    10. Niagara Falls: 30-Minute Air Tour from Niagara-on-the-Lake

    During this 30 minute regional tour of Niagara, fly 2,500 feet above ground to see some of the most striking scenery Niagara has to offer. First take off in the direction of Niagara-on-the-Lake, where you'll see the two historical forts that were built by the French fur traders, the British United Empire Loyalist. Marvel at the view of Toronto from 31 miles (50 kilometers) away across Lake Ontario. Next, head south and fly in the American Air Space - across the vineyards and parallel to the Niagara River. Some minutes later, you'll see two small lakes, the reservoirs for the Hydro Electric Dams on both the U.S. and Canadian side of the border. These dams drive industry and provide inexpensive and ecologically friendly electric power to the whole region. Following the dams, travel over Queenston Heights Battle Ground from the War of 1812 and the 100 Years War. Next, see the Niagara Rive...

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What people are saying about Niagara-on-the-Lake

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based on 1,928 reviews

I attended the domed jetboat tour. I signed up online, an easy process. I received clear instructions on what was expected of me, and directions on how to get to their site. We were lucky, in that we had good weather, which made the experience that much more enjoyable.

Out Guide Fabio our experience even better. He was very knowledgeable and took care of everyone on the trip. Stopped at nice places and helped Click pictures for all. Niagara's trip experience was awesome. I recommend this trip to all.

The guide that took us out for the day was great, very informative and made the day even more enjoyable then it would have just seeing the sights.

We had the best time with Sam our guide she was well informed and took us to places we would have never have seen on our own. 100% Recommended.

Our tour guide was Kaleb and he was very informative.