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Niagara Falls American-Side Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride provided by Over The Falls Tours

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Niagara Falls American-Side Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride

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A comprehensive tour of the American side of Niagara Falls lets you see one of the world’s most iconic natural attractions from three vantage points. Take in aerial views from the Prospect Point Observation Tower, get close to Horseshoe Falls on the Maid of the Mist boat ride, and reach the closest accessible point of the falls at Cave of the Winds.
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  • 1
    Cave of the Winds
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Maid of the Mist
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Bridal Veil Falls
    Pass by Niagara Falls
    Pass by Horseshoe Falls
  • 3
    Niagara Falls Observation Tower
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Three Sisters Island
  • 4
    Niagara Falls State Park
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • Comprehensive tour of the American side of Niagara Falls
  • See the falls from three vantage points
  • Get close to the water with the Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds
  • Take in views of all three falls from the Niagara Falls Observation Tower
  • Seasonal options guarantee a good visit regardless of weather
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off on the American side of the Falls
What to Expect
After hotel pickup, head to the Niagara Gorge and descend 175 feet (53 meters) to the observation deck at Cave of the Winds—the closest visitors can get to Niagara Falls (available May to October). Or, take in views from the Niagara Power Vista if visiting during the offseason. Continue to the Niagara Falls Observation Tower for the only panoramic view of all three waterfalls of Niagara, including the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and the Canadian Horseshoe Falls Come back down and don a poncho for the popular Maid of the Mist cruise, which takes your right past the falls from May through October. Off-season visitors get to visit the Niagara Adventure Theater for a movie about the falls instead.
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Important Information
Departure Point
701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, USA 1540 Military Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304, USA
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pick up and drop off to/from Niagara Falls and Niagara Falls, New York
  • Free parking at central pickup locations
  • Maid of the Mist boat ride (early May- late October)
  • The Niagara Legends of Adventure Movie (replaces the Maid of the Mist boat ride during the off-season)
  • Cave of the Winds (early May - late December)
  • The New York State Power Vista (replaces the Cave of the Winds during the off-season)
  • Prospect Point Observation Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Cave of the Winds
  • Entry/Admission - Maid of the Mist
  • Entry/Admission - Niagara Falls Observation Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Niagara Falls State Park
  • Entry/Admission - Niagara Gorge Discovery Center
  • Transportation to/from Toronto or Buffalo hotels
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: hotel pickup is NOT available from Toronto
  • This tour takes place in Niagara Falls, New York, USA
  • If staying on the Canadian side, a current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Post COVID-19 Policy-Over the Falls Tours, Inc. is in full compliance with all requirements and guidelines related to social distancing measures and vehicle cleaning protocol issued by New York State and the Province of Ontario to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees and each of our valued guests at all venues. We will be operating in groups of *10 or less (*or as per group size regulations stipulated on the date of your tour) and we will follow government and CDC mandates of wearing face coverings throughout your tour. Inside or out, we’ll help keep parties separated at least 6 feet distance from each other. Our team is committed to working closely with local venues and will make sure mandated health and safety requirements are met before and after our visit. Hand sanitizer and face masks will be made available to Over the Falls Tours patrons, as per current recommendations from public health agencies in the USA and Canada.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Camila B wrote a review Nov. 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania2 contributions4 helpful votes
I booked this tour but felt very disappointed after I was done. I felt like I was extremely over charge for this tour. We didn’t do the maid of the mist boat as it was advertised on the site due to being closed for the season which I know is out of control on their end but they
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Date of experience: November 2019
2 Helpful votes
Jeet C wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution
Sam was a great tour guide with lot of knowledge. We didn't plan it but took a chance eventually to find out that it was a great experience in all. We enjoyed it.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Roy S wrote a review Nov. 2019
San Antonio, Texas, United States5 contributions3 helpful votes
Tour includes all the sights around The Falls. Highlights for us were Maid if the Mist and Cave of the Winds. Maid of the Mist is a boat ride up to the base of the Falls. Rain ponchos are provided. Be prepared to get wet. Cave of the Winds was our favorite excursion.
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Date of experience: September 2019
1 Helpful vote
Wendy C wrote a review Oct. 2019
5 contributions
Amazing tour! Great guide! We saw it all! I highly recommend this tour! It was the highlight of our trip!
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Date of experience: October 2019
Greg G wrote a review Oct. 2019
Oakwood (Montgomery County), Ohio2 contributions1 helpful vote
Adam was a great tour guide. The tour exceeded our expectations. Adam was extremely knowledgeable and very engaging with the group.
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Date of experience: October 2019
1 Helpful vote
Response from OtftManagement, Public Relations Manager at Niagara Falls American-Side Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
Responded Oct. 27, 2019
We are happy to hear that your tour exceeded your expectations. Adam thanks you for the 5 stars and very kind comments. We hope you went home with some wonderful memories and we’ll have an opportunity to visit with us again sometime. 🤗
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By: Over The Falls Tours
Tour that never ended - and rude guide!
Definitely enjoyed the tour... the first four hours. But it lasted more than 6.5 hours - MUCH longer than advertis
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So much fun!
Even though we went during the off season, it was still amazing to get up close to the falls and view from the Skyl
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Great Tour with even better tour guide!
Excellent tour. Adam was a great guide who was very knowledgeable and answered every question we had. I would highl
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So brill with crisis
Didn’t go on trip because of corona virus as had to travel home at short notice even though less than 12 hours noti
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Deluxe tour
Really loved the tour. Dayna the tour guide was awesome. We will do it one more time in the summer love you guys.
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Over the Falls with Adam
Adam was super great & friendly! He was extremely knowledgeable & passionate over the Falls & answered any question
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Wonderful time!
What a wonderful tour! Our tour guide, Dayna, was soooo much fun and full of energy! We would recommend this tour v
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Ray Robinson
Had an excellent tour guide named Dana who explained the history of the falls. The time was excellent and American
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Dayna was a great guide! Super fun and knowledgeable. Definitely a memorable tour and would recommend.
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Best birthday ever!
Love this tour!!! So beautiful and a wonderful time! Do this trip, worth the value, and long lasting memories!!! Da
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Esteffania R
Amazing tour !
Dayna was amazing from the second we got on the bus. She has been doing these tours for more than 19 years and you
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Our tour guide had so much knowledge and history for the US and Canadian side.
Our guide was extremely educated on the history. MUST DO if you go to Niagara Falls. You will be glad.
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First, I was wondering if I really should go on this tour after having had a look at the Falls on my own, but I am
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Zip lining on Dayna’s Eh Team
Dayna was the best. Super cool and very knowledgable. She took care of all the logistics which allowed us to just h
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Niagara Falls
Best tour guide EVER!!! Perfect weather, food and conversation. Wouldn’t have want to experience Niagara any other
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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