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From New York City: Niagara Falls One Day Tour

Activity provider: Royal City Tours

From New York City: Niagara Falls One Day Tour

Activity provider: Royal City Tours
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From US$ 200 US$ 180 per person

Experience one of the world's most remarkable natural wonders on a full-day tour of Niagara Falls on the American side of the border.

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Duration 22 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup optional
Pickup from your accommodation in New York City. If you decide to change the pickup location please notify the local partner about the change. If for any reason you are late at the pickup location please contact the local supplier by phone. Out of respect to the other customers, the waiting time at the pickup location will be no more than 10 minutes.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Itinerary
22 hours
  • New York City

  • Maid of the Mist Boat Tour, United States (guided tour, boat cruise)

  • Horseshoe Falls

  • Niagara Falls, USA Side (guided tour)

  • American Falls

  • Goat Island

  • Bridal Veil Falls, Niagara Falls

  • New York City

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Ride the famous "Maid of the Mist" boat close to the cascades of Niagara Falls
  • Get amazing views of Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls
  • Visit Goat Island and Luna Island, and all the observatories surrounding the falls
  • Spend 5 hours admiring the roar of Niagara Falls
  • Witness the amazing light show in the night (available only with morning departure tour)
  • Stand in awe while the fireworks sparkle above the falls (available only with morning departure tour seasonal attraction)
Full description

Depart New York City and journey to Niagara Falls in New York State to experience the natural wonder from multiple perspectives. Ride the famous Maid of the Mist boat and get up close to attractions such as Horseshoe Falls and American Falls.

Leave NYC late at night to arrive in the early morning to morning-mist rainbows and the falls’ magnificent roars. Alternatively, depart New York City in the morning for a chance to see the falls change from day to night, and to witness a light show and fireworks.

Hear the roar of the waterfalls and see magical rainbows that'll take your breath away in the early morning before the crowds arrive. Climb aboard the famous Maid of the Mist boat to get up close to the immense Horseshoe Falls.

Visit attractions such as the uninhabited Goat Island and Luna Island on the Niagara River. Get stunning views of the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls and gaze in awe at the rapids of the Niagara River as it tumbles towards the amazing cascades.

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Visit to Niagara Falls
  • Maid Of The Mist” (not included in "transportation only" option)
  • Pick-up and drop off at selected hotels (not included in "transportation only" option)
  • Driver/guide
  • Multilingual guide
  • Entrance and national park fees
  • Entrance ticket
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenirs
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel. If for any reason you are late, please contact the local partner by phone. Out of respect to the other customers, the waiting time at the pickup location will be no more than 10 minutes.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Intoxication

Know before you go

  • Restrooms may not be available on the vehicle
  • This is a bilingual English and Spanish tour
  • No visa is required to visit Niagara Falls on the American side of the border
  • The vehicle size will depend on the number of reservations
  • Reservations are based on availability
  • There is a possibility to visit the Canadian side of the waterfalls on your own. In order to do that you will need to have your passport and Canadian Visa
  • The"Maid of the Mist" boat ride is a seasonal activity operating May to November
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 177 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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The Falls and the guides once we got to Niagra were magnificent! How ever the bus trip was terrible for 6hrs up and the same back the bus was shocking no room uncomfortable seats drives hardly spoke on the way no information about where we were etc! On a whole an uncomfortable journey!

September 24, 2022

Pour un séjour à New York, c'est une formule parfaite. Nous sommes partis de Time Square à 7h du matin, revenus à 6h le lendemain. Avec les différentes pauses, nous sommes arrivés aux chutes vers 16h et repartis vers 22h20, juste après la fin du feu d'artifice. Faire cette activité en fin de journée est royal. De superbes lumières de coucher de soleil, puis la mise en lumière des chutes étaient magnifiques. Quitte à faire le déplacement, je conseille de prendre l'option "Maid of the Mist" Attention toutefois pour les francophones, nous n'avons pas eu de traduction des guides (anglais et espagnol seulement). Mais je conseille fortement cette activité

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September 13, 2022

Very well organised trip. Was apprehensive about 7 hours on coach each way but regular stops made it more bearable. Coach did have reclining seats but not a lot of room. Despite this once you get to the falls it is amazing unfortunately it rained all the time we were there. We were very wet especially after maid of the mist - it's am unforgettable experience going so close to the falls. I would recommend taking dry clothes and shoes. Drivers and Richard who did the walking tour were very good. Dont let the journey put you off - excellent trip. E

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September 7, 2022

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