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Niagara Falls, USA: Maid of the Mist Ticket and Guided Tour

1. Niagara Falls, USA: Maid of the Mist Ticket and Guided Tour

Enjoy the Maid of the Mist Boat Ride and then explore the Niagara Falls State Park during a guided walking tour. Hear about stories about the legends and the exciting side of Niagara Falls, from those who discovered it to those who challenged it. Meet your guide outside the Hard Rock Café and begin your waterfall-filled adventure. Hop aboard the Maid of the Mist and experience the mist that rises from the force of the falling water. Look for the rainbows that appear on sunny days.  Chart course from the Observation Tower to the base of the American Falls and onto the basin of Horseshoe Falls. Admire roaring falls and the massive rock formations as you glide across the water. Take a scenic walking tour from the historical marker at Hennepin Rock to the Trolley Loop around Prospect Point. Take in sweeping views, lush trees, and historical landmarks as you go. Return to your starting point at the end of the tour. 

Niagara Falls USA: American Side Tour with Maid of the Mist

2. Niagara Falls USA: American Side Tour with Maid of the Mist

Be picked up from the comfort of your hotel in Niagara Falls, and enjoy the scenic views as you go to board the Maid of the Mist boat ride, American Falls and Observation Tower. Head to the cave of the winds where you to stand below the falls before taking in the stunning views at the Niagara Falls. Continue to Bridal Veil Falls to see the smallest of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls. Stop at Goat Island between the Bridal Veil Falls and the scenic view of Horseshoe Falls from the USA side. Go to Niagara Falls State Park for half an hour before visiting Luna Island for a short stop. Finish at Prospect Point to get one last amazing view of the falls.

Niagara Falls, USA: American Side Tour & Maid of the Mist

3. Niagara Falls, USA: American Side Tour & Maid of the Mist

Get up close to explore the scenic beauty of Niagara Falls on the US side, on a bus tour of the area. Head to its most popular viewpoints for breathtaking panoramas of the thundering falls. Choose between a 3 hour or 4.5 hour half-day tour. Visit the American side's top attractions, including a ride aboard the world-famous Maid of the Mist and famous Observation Tower. Your experienced and personable guide will share with you the region's rich history. Choose between a 3-hour and a 4.5-hour tour option. On the shorter 3-hour tour, you will be picked up from Niagara Falls, New York. Firstly, cruise to the Horseshoe Falls on the Maid of Mist boat to feel the mist of the falls and immerse yourself in these stunning natural surroundings. Then travel around Whirlpool State Park, a 109-acre area that overlooks the Niagara Whirlpool, Niagara River, and the lower Niagara Gorge. See the falls in all their glory from above. Next, climb aboard the Maid the Mist boat and view the mighty Niagara Falls from a different perspective. Feel the spray of the mist and hear the thunder of the falls from up close. On the 4.5-hour tour, you will begin with the hotel pickup from Niagara Falls, New York, or Niagara Falls, Ontario, aboard a climate-controlled bus. The first stop is Niagara Falls State Park. Descend 250 feet to the base of the American Falls to board the world-famous Maid of the Mist boat. Sail up to the Horseshoe Falls, to feel the refreshing spray and hear the roar of water rushing over its cliffs. Get up close and personal to the Falls at the Cave of the Winds. Descend 175 feet into the Niagara Gorge and then get kitted out in a poncho and specialized footwear. Hike a series of wooden walkways up to the famous "Hurricane Deck." Enjoy views of the Falls from various lookout spots, like Prospect Point and Terrapin Point. Walk around Whirlpool State Park for panoramic viewing of the Niagara Rapids and Whirlpool from atop the Niagara Gorge Trail.

Niagara Falls: Guided Winter Tour with Cave of the Winds

4. Niagara Falls: Guided Winter Tour with Cave of the Winds

Discover Niagara Falls in wintertime and learn about the area on a guided tour. Explore the most magical sites, including the Cave of the Winds, Three Sisters' Island, and various viewpoints, and take in the dramatic views without the busy crowds. After being picked up from the Niagara Falls area, begin your tour of this snowy winterland. Relax on board a cozy, air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy commentary from your guide. Get up close to the falls at the Cave of the Winds and enjoy your wintery surroundings at Three Sisters' Island. Take advantage of the panoramic Gorge Walk, which opens in the colder months. Stop at the World Changed Here pavilion for an educational experience and watch a short movie showing the history of the falls and its global impact. Visit various observation decks and enjoy sweeping views of the icy falls, such as at Terrapin Point and Steadman's Point. Marvel at the 150-foot icicles from Steadman's Point and soak up the views of Horseshoe Falls at Terrapin Point. At the end of your tour, enjoy a comfortable return transfer to where you were picked up.

Niagara Falls, USA: Boat & Walking Tour with Helicopter Ride

5. Niagara Falls, USA: Boat & Walking Tour with Helicopter Ride

Experience all the wonders of the powerful Niagara Falls with this one-of-a-kind tour. Hear the thunderous roars of the falls on a scenic boat trip, visit the striking Goat Island, walk through the gorge at Cave of the Winds, and feel the thrill of flying on a panoramic helicopter ride. Begin your adventure by getting picked up from your hotel. Check out the view from the Prospect Point Observation Tower, before boarding your boat for the Maid of the Mist tour. Marvel at the site from a unique perspective as you navigate and hear the power of the thundering waterfalls. Stop for a visit at Goat Island, connected to Terrapin Point and Luna Island. See the Nikola Tesla monument overlooking the falls and get close to the Bridal Veil Falls. Head over to Cave of the Winds and descend 175 feet into the Niagara Gorge. Travel through a series of walkways leading to the “hurricane deck”, only a few feet away from the Bridal Veil Falls. Your proximity to the falls will make you feel like you’re surrounded by tropical storm-like conditions, even when it’s calm out. Up next, reach the moment you’ve been waiting for all day. Your guide will assist you in boarding a Rainbow Air helicopter for an unforgettable ride above Niagara Falls, the gorge, and the surrounding area. Finish the day on a high note with fascinating views before traveling back to your hotel.

From Niagara Falls USA: Day and Night Tour with Light Show

6. From Niagara Falls USA: Day and Night Tour with Light Show

Visit Niagara Falls on this half-day trip and have the chance to experience the Falls up close with a walk through the Cave of the Winds (Nov-April) and a ride on the Maid of the Mist boat (May-Oct). Visit Niagara Falls State Park, learn interesting history, and witness stunning views by day and night. Depending on the time of year, board the Maid of the Mist boat (till early November) or journey through the breathtaking Cave of the Winds (till late April). See and feel the powerful 12,000-year-old natural world wonder, Niagara Falls. Also, stop at the American Observation Tower, and Goat Island. As you visit the oldest state park in the USA, head to incredible viewpoints of the Falls. Learn about the history of Niagara Falls and hear the stories of daredevils who tried to conquer it. End the visit by witnessing the nighttime illumination of Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls, USA: Don't miss the Boat, Cave and Trolley

7. Niagara Falls, USA: Don't miss the Boat, Cave and Trolley

This awe-inspiring tour geared toward veterans includes many attractions that are sure to leave you feeling shocked and in awe of the beauty of the mighty Niagara Falls. Follow your veteran guide on the Maid of the Mist, to Cave of the Winds, on a 4-hour walking tour, and onboard a trolley ride. Meet up with your tour guide, who will be a veteran and who will not sugarcoat things — there's likely to be some profanity. Spend the day touring the Falls and getting to experience things like the amazing Maid of the Mist Boat ride. Get closer to the falls than you would think possible at the Cave of the Winds. Are you brave enough to handle the Hurricane Deck at the Cave of the winds? Round off this sightseeing combo tour with a 4-hour walking tour around the Niagara Falls State Park and a hop-on hop-off trolley tour.

Niagara, USA: Cave of the Winds with Guided Tour

8. Niagara, USA: Cave of the Winds with Guided Tour

Experience the majestic Niagara Falls as few ever get the opportunity to do. Follow your guide through the magnificent landscape as you hear stories of the history, mystery, daredevils, and rescues of Niagara. See the best viewing areas in the Niagara Falls State Park, and enjoy the "World Changed Here" movie and exhibit. Hear stories from your expert guide as you head to the “World Changed Here” Movie and exhibit that features the History of the forming of the New York State Park, a view into the life of Nikola Tesla, and the impact that his life and accomplishments have on us today. Your guide will provide your tickets to the Cave of the Winds and you will not have to stand in line to get tickets, there could be a little bit of a line to the elevator that takes you down to the Walk.

Niagara Falls, USA: Guided Caves & Maid of the Mist Van Tour

9. Niagara Falls, USA: Guided Caves & Maid of the Mist Van Tour

Experience the beauty of the Niagara Falls on this guided van tour 6 per vehicle. Have time to capture photos of the falls from multiple viewpoints. Get up close to the falls on the brand new 100% electric Maid of the Mist boat. Visit the Three Sisters Island. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Niagara Falls, USA. Sit back and relax on the van ride to the various attractions Niagara Falls has to offer. Feel the mist from the falls on your face with this up-close encounter. Venture to the Cave of the Winds which descends 200 feet to the bottom of Bridal Veil Falls. Walk on the the Hurricane Deck and feel the rush of the raging Niagara upon you, or go down for a view without getting as wet. Continue to the Niagara Falls Observation Tower which is the only location on the American side where you can view all three Falls at once. Go up to the crows nest walkway that goes right up to the crest of the American Falls. Drive to the Three Sisters Island and see as the raging rapids as they briskly move toward the Falls where over 700,000 gallons of fresh water per second moves toward the Falls. View a whirlpool where the Falls changed directions 6000 years ago. Learn the history of Niagara Falls with your guide and hear how the Falls have eroded 7 miles over 12,000 years to its current location. Capture pictures at Terrapin Point, Luna Island, Stedmen Point, Prospect Point overlook. Stop to see the Tesla Statue. Return to your accommodation in Niagara Falls, USA at the end of your tour.

From Niagara, USA: Winter Tour to U.S. & Canadian Falls

10. From Niagara, USA: Winter Tour to U.S. & Canadian Falls

Uncover the beauty of Niagara Falls in winter on this tour that covers both the American and Canadian sides of the falls. Enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off in Niagara, NY and take in sights like the location where the falls originated and visit the Observation Deck with views of all three waterfalls.  Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation and sit back and relax in a climate-controlled car or van. See the 'World Changed Here' movie and travel to the iconic sights on the US side of the boarder like the Cave of the Winds below the Bridal Veil Falls. Capture pictures at the Observation Deck which offers stunning views of all three of the falls. Take a stroll throughout the park and see Three Sisters Island. Visit the spot where Niagara Falls originated over 12,000 years ago and hear about the Dare Devils who tried to defy Niagara Falls. Get your camera ready with stops at Prospect Point lookout, Terrapin Point lookout, and Steadman Bluff lookout. Go for a trip across the border to visit the Canadian Table Rock Lookout which often boasts views of 150 foot icicles in winter. Stop at a café where you can purchase a bite to eat if you wish or go to the souvenir shop. Return to your accommodation in Niagara with memories of the falls that will last a lifetime at the end of your tour.

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What people are saying about Prospect Point, Niagara Falls

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 289 reviews

We felt we saw and did everything we wanted on the American side of Niagara Falls with this tour. Efficiently run and very informative. Cave of the Winds and Maid of the Mist were both amazing!

I loved! Shelly was excellent, I would recommend her a thousand times, she made the ride something unique and put her stamp on it, everything was great

Tour guide Peter was exceptionally pleasant & extremely well informed & delivered the tour with humour & insightful details

Tour was great, our tour guide did an excellent job.

Good information from guide and timing was perfect.