Welcome to Niagara Peninsula


Water flows from Lake Erie, 100m higher than Lake Ontario, via two avenues: stepping down steadily through the locks along the Welland Canal, or surging over Niagara Falls in a reckless, swollen torrent. A steep limestone escarpment jags along the spine of the peninsula, generating a unique microclimate. Humid and often frost free, this is prime terrain for viticulture: a fact not lost on the award-winning wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake.


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$140.75 Tours & Sightseeing

Niagara Falls America and Canada Sides 1-Day Sightseeing Tour

See the best of Niagara Falls on this deluxe sightseeing tour of both the American side and Canadian side. Many tours make you choose between the Ontario side and the New York side, but on this tour, you get to experience both!After pickup from your hotel in a comfortable, air conditioned sightseeing vehicle, set off with your expert guide on a fun-filled day of sightseeing. During this 6-hour tour, see all of the main attractions of this area. Enjoy a wet and wild cruise aboard the Maid of the Mist boat, operating seasonally (mid May to October)*. Outside the season you can take an amazing close-up "Journey Behind the Falls" to stand in the mist behind thundering Horseshoe Falls. Then, descend 175 feet (53 meters) to the famed ‘hurricane deck’ to feel the thunder of the Falls at the amazing Cave of the Winds exhibit (while in season).Other stops and sights on this tour include:• Niagara River Gorge• Goat Island viewing point• Horseshoe Falls• American Falls• Bridal Veil Falls• Prospect Point observation tower• Queen Victoria Park• Giant whirlpool • Floral Clock• Much more!Please note: The Maid of the Mist portion of this tour departs from the US side of Niagara Falls. All customers booking this tour must have appropriate documentation to enter the United States and Canada.*Operating dates of the Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds are approximate and dependent on winter/ice conditions

$120.96 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Best of Niagara Falls Tour from Niagara Falls, Ontario

After hotel pickup by minivan, head to Niagara Falls with your guide, who will lead you on your comprehensive tour of the Canadian side of the falls and provide fun facts and other commentary about all the different features you’ll see. Start at Skylon Tower, where you’ll ride up to the observation deck that, at 520 feet (160 meters) above the ground and 775 (236 meters) feet above the bottom of the falls, offers spectacular views of the Niagara River and all three waterfalls — Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and American Falls. Then visit the lookout point at the brink of Horseshoe Falls, where you have about 20 minutes to take pictures and marvel at the incredible amount of water tumbling down the cliffs. Next, experience the Journey Behind the Falls, a series of tunnels that start near the bottom of Horseshoe Falls and give you a look at the backside and underside of the cascade, where you’ll enjoy a different perspective of the thundering water. Then during summer and autumn months, get ready for one of Niagara’s highlights — a 1-hour Hornblower cruise. This wet and wild ride gets you as close to Horseshoe Falls as possible so you can hear how loud the water is and feel its powerful spray. During the winter months, this portion is replaced by the Butterfly Conservatory and Niagara Fury. After the cruise, continue your tour to the power plant for a 5-minute photo op, and then head to the whirlpool rapids observation deck with your camera in hand. Finally, finish up at the Floral Clock, a nearby attraction and popular photo stop for visitors leaving the falls. Throughout your tour, there are food stands where you can grab a quick bite if you get hungry (free snacks and drinks not included). Your tour ends with hotel drop-off.

$109.95 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Niagara Falls Canada with Boat Ride or Behind the Falls Tour

The wet and wild cruise aboard the Maid of the Mist boat is legendary and operates seasonally (mid May to October)*. Outside the season you can take an amazing close-up "Journey Behind the Falls" to stand in the mist behind the thundering Horseshoe Falls. Other highlights on the Niagara Falls tour include Canadian Horseshoe Falls, Table Rock House, Queen Victoria Park, Sir Harry Oakes Gardens, Upper Canadian Rapids, Lower Niagara River and Gorge, and the Mighty Whirlpool. This tour departs from Niagara Falls only, and is not available from Toronto. Please note: The Maid of the Mist portion of this tour departs from the US side of Niagara Falls. All customers booking this tour must have appropriate documentation to enter the United States and Canada.*Operating dates of the Maid of the Mist are approximate and dependent on winter/ice conditions

$26.94 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Niagara Falls Boat Tour with American and Horseshoe Falls

Step aboard your state-of-the-art, 700-passenger catamaran to begin your Niagara Falls boating adventure. With tiered viewing platforms, upper and lower decks, and a glassed-in dry area, the boat — either the Niagara Wonder or the Niagara Thunder — provides space, comfort and great vantage points of the falls for everyone, whether you want to be out in the elements or stay warm and dry. Pull away from the dock and into the Niagara Gorge, passing by American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls, the two waterfalls on the American side. Then make sure your provided poncho is secured and the hood is on as you draw near to Canadian-side Horseshoe Falls, the largest of the three. As the boat gets as close as possible to the thundering falls, you won’t be able to think of anything but the deafening noise and powerful spray of water reminding you just who is in charge — Mother Nature, of course.Before you get too drenched, head back to the dock, enjoying more views of the Niagara River on the way. If you need a drink or snack, visit the onboard concession stand.A retail shop at the landing area offers waterproof accessories like camera cases, as well as souvenirs, so stop by before or after your boat ride. Please note: This Voyage to the Falls boat tour on the Canadian side replaces the Maid of the Mist tour, which is now operating from the American side.

$100.67 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Niagara Falls Grand Helicopter Tour

Head to the Niagara District Airport in Niagara-on-the-Lake to board a state-of-the-art helicopter. Your expert pilot will take you to the skies for an exhilarating 20-minute helicopter tour over Niagara Falls. Admire the majestic falls from the air as you fly right over them. You'll also soar over several historic landmarks and the region's renowned wine region. You'll be afforded with unbelievable aerial views during your helicopter flight, so don’t forget your camera! Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

$243.41 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Niagara Falls Canada Tour: Helicopter, Cruise, Skylon Tower

Your Niagara Falls adventure starts with hotel pickup by your guide, who will lead you on a comprehensive tour of the Canadian side of the falls and provide interesting and informative commentary about all the different features you’ll see. The following attractions and activities are included in your tour. Skylon Tower: Ride up to the Skylon Tower observation deck that, at 520 feet (160 meters) above the ground and 775 (236 meters) feet above the bottom of the falls, provides a panoramic view of the Niagara River and all three waterfalls — Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and American Falls. Spend about 30 minutes here. Journey Behind the Falls: Explore a series of tunnels that starts near the bottom of Horseshoe Falls and gives you a look at the backside and underside of the cascade, where you’ll enjoy a different perspective of the thundering water. Spend about 45 minutes here. Hornblower cruise: One of Niagara’s most popular attractions, this 1-hour wet and wild ride gets you as close to Horseshoe Falls as possible so you can hear how loud the water is and feel its powerful spray. Niagara helicopter ride: Take a thrilling 12-minute helicopter ride for aerial views of the waterfalls, Niagara River, whirlpool rapids and the surrounding countryside. Lunch in the Summit Suite Buffet at Skylon Tower: Dine while admiring bird’s-eye views of the falls. Choose from multiple mouthwatering dishes including but not limited to: prime rib au jus, pasta, chicken breast with red pepper cream sauce, fresh Canadian salmon with mousseline sauce, assorted cheeses and a fresh fruit salad. (Menu subject to change.) Fully narrated stops at the following Niagara Falls sights: Brink of the falls Origin of the falls Power plant Whirlpool rapids observation deck Floral clock Your tour ends with hotel drop-off.

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