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

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
  • 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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Anthony McCulley wrote a review Yesterday
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The Maid of the Mist Boat Ride was the best part of our 4.5 hour tour but all aspects were good. The tour bus was very clean and comfortable and our tour guide Adam was great! He provided just the right mix of history and fun facts to keep even the kids interested. The COVID
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Date of experience: July 2020
Inspire42784156728 wrote a review Yesterday
6 contributions1 helpful vote
This was a fabulous your and Adam was the best tour guide. Very informative and engaging. He shared many historical details. I highly recommend this tour. During our current situation with covid-19 it was so nice to get out and do something fun. We felt safe. The bus allowed for
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Alexis wrote a review 11 Jul
3 contributions1 helpful vote
This tour was awesome! We were worried about the rain but it turned out to be great and we are so happy we did it. The attractions were lots of fun and the staff did a great job following guidelines to keep everyone safe. Our tour guide, Brian, was great and taught us so much
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Date of experience: July 2020
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B Jones wrote a review 9 Jul
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Dayna was my tour guide and she was so energetic and knowledgeable! All of the activities were a lot of fun with breathtaking views! You get completely soaked on the boat ride and cave of the winds but on a super hot day like today it was just what I needed! Highly recommend
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Emily M wrote a review 9 Jul
3 contributions2 helpful votes
We did this tour yesterday with our tour guide Adam. He was very knowledgeable, down to earth, easy to talk to and get along with. He picked us up from the Wyndham hotel we stayed at and right away we liked him. The tour was excellent and a lot of fun. We learned a lot about
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Date of experience: July 2020
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About the operator

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By: Over The Falls Tours
What a great way to see Niagara Falls! Our tour guide, Dayna made the trip! It was a long day so be prepared to wal
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Up Close to the Falls
This was an all day tour with a ride on the Maid of the Mist, a stop at Whirlpool State Park, Goat Island and a hi
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Walking is a great way to see Niagara Falls
Hats off to Dayna for stepping in and saving the day. Today was the first day of business for several Niagara Fall
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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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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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