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Niagara Falls, Canada: Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour in Canada

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Hop aboard to make your way to an experience no one ever forgets. Hornblower Niagara Cruises incredible 20-minute Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour is the only boat tour in Niagara Falls, Canada (please note this cruise sails from Niagara Falls in Canada; when travelling from the U.S. please ensure you have proper passports/documentation before purchasing).

Sail with Hornblower to get up close and personal with the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and the breathtaking Niagara Gorge - and the thundering roar, awesome power and amazing mist that come along with these natural wonders. Or, ride after sunset for a light mist experience (that’s still heavy on the magic) with illumination of the Falls.

Plus, your ticket admission includes a ride on the brand new Hornblower Niagara Funicular where you'll see the Niagara Gorge like never before!

With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry onto the cruise.
  • See the waterfalls up close on this Niagara Falls tour
  • Upper and lower decks for panoramic views  
  • Stay dry inside the boat or minimize wetness on the outer deck with a poncho
  • Multiple tour times throughout the day for your convenience
  • Mobile ticketing means there’s no forgetting a paper voucher at home
What to Expect
Meet for this Niagara Falls boat tour on Niagara Parkway. Once you board the 700-passenger catamaran with upper and lower decks, choose to stay dry inside and view the falls from the glass windows, or to head to the outdoor decks to get splashed by the crashing falls. A poncho is provided to minimize getting wet. Snacks and drinks are available during the cruise.  Your boat first makes its way through the Niagara Gorge as it heads toward the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls. For most, the highlight is getting close enough to feel the mist and hear the roar of the powerful Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Your boat tour ends back at the same spot where it began, where you can purchase souvenirs.
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Departure Point
Hornblower Niagara Funicular, Niagara Parkway and, Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X8, Canada
Departure Time
5/17/2019 - 10/14/2019Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 08:30 PM

10/15/2019 - 10/31/2019Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 05:30 PM

11/1/2019 - 12/1/2019Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

5/17/2020 - 10/14/2020Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 08:30 PM

10/15/2020 - 10/31/2020Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 05:30 PM

11/1/2020 - 12/1/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 20-minute General Admission Boat Tour with On-board Audio Commentary
  • Complimentary Recyclable Mist Poncho
  • Ride on the Hornblower Niagara Funicular
  • Entry/Admission - Hornblower Niagara Cruises
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase at Hornblower Niagara Cruises' Riverside Patio)
  • Parking
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 4 years old are free to ride (ticket still required)
  • Restrooms are available on-board and in the Riverside Patio area.
  • Please note: If you stand on the deck of the boat to get the full Niagara Falls experience, you will get wet, but all passengers receive a poncho; if you don't want to get wet, you may stay in the indoor viewing areas.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 700 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed today

We would go again. This short cruise is a good value for what you get. Viewing the falls from multiple angles is imperative and this up close and personal way gets you literally in the action. Feeling the wind and spray from the falls and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SparkyRanger
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great excursion to take in order to see the Falls close up. However, you WILL get wet, so make sure to wear the poncho. No photos do this trip justice. I was awestruck by the power of the Falls. The trip only...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Angela P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did not pre buy tickets. We walked to the hornblower from embassy suites(20 min) on a Sunday morning. We got there for their first tour around 813am. The first tour is 830. We were the first ones in line which was awsome! The employees...More

Thank AshleyRose27
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing can prepare you for the truly magnificant sight of all that water rushing over the rapids before plunging into the 'horse shoe' canyon. Don't go to Canada and not see the falls.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank queenieline
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's expensive, like everything in NF, but what a trip! You are pretty much surrounded on three sides by the Horseshoe Falls and the power of all that water is intimidating. It's roaring down, the mist is like a rain storm and the water is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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August 17, 2019|
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Response from Colette F | Reviewed this property |
There is an elevator down to the boat so a walker should work, however on the boat I would think you would need to stay on the bottom deck. There are pretty steep stairs going to the top deck and it is pretty pitchy in... More
August 9, 2019|
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Response from Paul J | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there is a price difference but I bought tickets online and avoided the long line at the ticket window.
August 9, 2019|
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Response from Jenny A | Reviewed this property |
We stayed on the Canadian side and walked across the bridge to see the US views. Enjoyed Goat Island. Both sides are great.
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