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Niagara Falls Boat Tour: Voyage to the Falls with Hornblower Funicular

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  • 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
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Get up close to Niagara Falls on this boat tour that cruises from the Canadian side of the border. Feel the power of the massive waterfalls as you motor past American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Horseshoe Falls—which you can view from either the interior or exterior decks (with free ponchos provided). Enjoy the trip at your convenience with frequent departures, morning through evening.
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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went the first day they opened for 2019--May 15. Kids ranging from 3-8. Everyone had lots of fun. You really do get wet!! Keep your plastic hood on. Lots of opportunities to take awesome pictures of the falls--but take them before you get too...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, it's Niagara Falls and a tourist trap so it's busy and not cheap, period. So don't complain when you are there. Did the multi-attraction ticket with the boat, 4D show, behind the falls, bus included, etc. Best way to do it as you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a great adventure for the whole family. The whole setup is great, from the ride itself to the food area. I highly recommend trying it, especially during a hot day in Niagara- the Falls will be sure to give you some relief from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

No words can describe the feeling when you are wet and soggy shoed and yet you are being sprayed by Niagra Falls - its brilliant and a memory of a life time. Highly recommend the tour. Pack spare clothing in a small back pack because...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 March 2019

I've done the hornblower boat tour more than once! I used to live in Niagara Falls but I've been before I lived there and while I lived there. I think if you are going to visit Niagara Falls you should 100% do this, at least...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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redreid
26 April 2019|
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I really don't know. You may want to check out their website.
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Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy at booth or on the site. you can not reserve a seat...you all walk on in order of showing up. Some people go for the top, some for the front, some for the seats underneath. Nothing is reserved.
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Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
the Maid of the Mist leaves from the American side in New York. To get the Hornblower, you need to travel to the Canadian side and yes, you need a passport, unless you have a special drivers' license from New York or... More
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