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Niagara Falls, NY: Half-Day Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

Niagara Falls, NY: Half-Day Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

Activity provider: See Sight Tours USA
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From US$ 135 per person

Experience the majestic beauty of Niagara Falls on the US side of the natural wonder on a small-group tour. Skip the ticket line to ride the elevator into Niagara Gorge at the Cave of the Winds, climb aboard the Maid of the Mist, and more.

About this activity

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is available from most hotels in downtown Niagara Falls, New York. The local partner will confirm your exact pickup details after booking. This service is not available for locations in Niagara Falls, Canada. If you are staying on the Canadian side there are some options available, contact the local partner after booking to discuss.
Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Climb aboard the Maid of the Mist and sail close to the cascades of the Niagara Falls
  • Visit the Observation Tower for spectacular views of Niagara Falls
  • Go to Goat Island for amazing vistas of Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls
Full description

See the best of Niagara Falls, New York on a sightseeing cruise. Visit the Cave of the Winds, walk on the hurricane deck, and cruise on the famous Maid of the Mist boat. View the islands and admire Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, Whirlpool Falls, and Bridal Veil falls.

Enjoy pickup from the location of your choice in Niagara Falls, New York. Transfer to the Cave of the Winds. Journey 175 feet in the elevator into Niagara Gorge. Put on your yellow poncho and special footwear and feel the spray on your face as you venture along the walkway to the hurricane deck. Then, board the famous Maid of the Mist boat and take in the magnificent views from the water. Go to the Observation Tower to experience the only place in the park where you can see both the American and Horseshoe Falls at the same time

Admire attractions such as the Whirlpool Falls, 3 Sister Islands, and Luna Island, and head to Goat Island to see the Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls from different viewpoints. Then, get dropped off at your accommodation in downtown Niagara Falls, New York.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from downtown Niagara Falls, New York only
  • Small group sightseeing tour
  • Guide
  • Live commentary in English
  • Admission to Cave of the Winds
  • Admission to Maid of the Mist (seasonally from May to October only)
  • Admission to the American Observation Tower
  • Visit Goat Island
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food or drink
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This activity stays in the USA and does not go into Canada
  • This is a small, intimate group tour of approximately 6 people
  • Complimentary pick-up is available in Niagara Falls, New York only
  •  The Maid of the Mist operates seasonally from May to October only. Admission to the Aquarium of Niagara will replace the boat in off-season
  •  The duration of the tour may be shorter or longer than listed due to traffic and other factors outside the local partner's control
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 406 reviews

Review summary

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Amazing! Exceeded expectations in every way. Easy to set up. Great communication before, during, and after. Very comfortable and clean van. Tour guide (Dana) was very knowledgeable and went above and beyond to give our family an awesome experience. I feel like she was a family friend more than she was our tour guide. I cannot express in words our gratitude for her, how well she treated us, and much she directly impacted how wonderful of a time we had. We got to do everything on the itinerary, plus some, and have hundreds of new pictures and memories as a result of this tour. While completely satisfied with the experience, we were sad that the tour had to come to an end. We would absolutely do this tour again, and if it stays this amazing, we would do it a dozen times! Genuinely...thank you Dana, and thank you See Sight Tours!

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May 6, 2022

Despite underwhelming weather we still had a wonderful trip! Dana our tour guide was exceptional even running home to get extra gloves and umbrellas to keep us comfortable! I’d book again in a heart beat! It was great not needing to plan anything and just going along for the ride knowing you’ll see all the best places!

March 27, 2022

The only reason why I'm not giving it 5 stars is when we originally scheduled the tour, the Maid of the Mist was part of it. We were notified a few days prior to our trip that it was not. This was not the fault of our guide, Dana. Dana was excellent, 5 stars all the way. Very knowledgeable and always on time.

December 23, 2021

Product ID: 98172