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Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours

61 Melville St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
905 468 4800
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Description: One-hour whitewater adventure that combines the magnificent scenery and historic highlights of Niagara Falls.
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Ashgill, Scotland
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112 reviews 112 reviews
25 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I had never done a jet boat tour up river rapids, so was really looking forward to this. As we visited in off seasons, times were limited and we had to book the jet dome boat as that was the only suitable time for us to fit it in. This is great if you want some of the thrills without... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We went on the domed jet boat since the weather was already too cool in the area and we DID not get wet at all . However, don't bother wasting your time on this lame ride. Yes, at times the boat went fast but there was nothing thrilling or exillerating about this ride. We were expecrting to go near the... More

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Brampton, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was so amazing I can't even begin to write. We rode the jet boat in which you get completely soaked. It was a good 1 hour ride, maybe more. We were in the third row so we got drenched as promised by Rachel our boat guide. Even though the weather was a little cool it was well worth it.... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had tons of fun on this ride. We would have given it a 5 if they were a little less sloppy with equipment (life jackets, ponchos, etc) and gave us expectations to know it was only one rapid.. We were entertained and enjoyed the boat ride. It was worth the money to do it once.

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Perth, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
4 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We arrived early, as requested. A lot of time is spent waiting, and hanging around....close to 45 minutes of waiting. The boat trip is for the most part a long, dull drive up a river, trying to hear a guide on fuzzy speakers....couldn't understand a word she said. You finally get to go over a few rapids, and do 2... More

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

The jet boat experience has been well identified as an excellent family experience and a whole lot of fun. Do not go in expecting to stay dry because you won't and it is not even a little bit wet, you will be soaked so definitely bring a change of clothes, towel and dress appropriately for the weather. I would avoid... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The jet boat tour was great fun! While not much adrenaline, the rapids are beautiful to see up close, and getting wet makes you feel closer to nature. Do this on a warm day. The jet boat rides is fast and fun. A must do activity.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Whirlpool jet boats are fun and visitors to Niagara love the thrill. The company has just entered into a new venture. Riverboat cruise on the river. I took a group on the sunset cruise last night. Weather was perfect and the sunset was amazing. The Niagara Belle is a welcome addition to Niagara on the Lake. The crew and staff... More

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My kids (age 7 & 10) took a Jet Boat tour and LOVED every minute of it! It was a simply spectacular way to enjoy and see the whirlpools up close. We were lucky enough to go on a beautiful, warm day and did not use their ponchos (we wore bathing suits) but would recommend them if it is anything... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You have a choice between wet boat or jet dome tour and my family chose to do the latter because its cooler. The staff are extremely friendly, knowledgeable and go that extra mile to ensure you get your money's worth. Before the start of the tour, our tour guide Steve provided us with a clear and concise safety orientation before... More

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