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About Hornblower Niagara Cruises
Hornblower Niagara Cruises is the official boat tour operator for Niagara Falls, Canada. The only way to experience Canada's most iconic experience!
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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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For us this was the highlight of our stay in Niagara Falls. Truly spectacular close up views and the bonus in October was no need to book and no long queues - probably different in the summer i would think. The only downside was that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Euroboy68
Reviewed 3 days ago

This will provide perspective to how powerful the Falls really are - you get up close and personal. Not to mention wet, so wear shoes that are not going to get soaked (or bring a change of clothes/shoes). My sketchers were dripping wet after, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hornblower was one of the best experiences and memories we have fron Niagara Falls. Its truly a must do! My husband and I really enjoyed. I say you should definitely take this tour!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank luisamaria777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in November. It was quite cold but nothing a hat and gloves won’t fix. It was out of season so there wasn’t a queue. It’s amazing to get up so close to the falls. They give you ponchos so you don’t get too...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emmalouiset159
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an incredible visit. No one should miss out on it. Everything ran smoothly and on time. Would love to do it again.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank royaltykelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very short, 20 minutes total there and back, but no other way to get right up to the falls so it's an interesting and powerful perspective. The boats are packed and the line moves pretty quickly. Best to get to the front of the line,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this in October. Barely a queue and friendly efficient staff. Loved the commentary and that it didn't matter which side you stand on because the boat turns to allow everyone equal view. Just a shame that the ponchos weren't re-used rather than "recycled"....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FamilyD55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You embark the boat and cruise very close to the falls. It is great experience to see the falls from the bottom and to be so close. Beautiful picture spot. A little expensive but worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pika_candid_reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the tour and stood at the front. As you come up to the falls you can feel the strength and power from it. It was a great cruise and well worth the money. I would recommend this. You get a hornblower waterproof...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AimeeAnne1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very excited the entire boat ride! We were able to get great pics of both the American and Canadian’s Falls. If you are quick, go to the top floor and secure a place along the railing ... Especially if you are short like...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Liz S | Reviewed this property |
I think it is weather dependent-
November 8, 2018|
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Response from RonM932 | Reviewed this property |
Certainly not on the boat. Did not see any on the pier but I was not looking for them either.
September 24, 2018|
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Response from Rhianna S | Reviewed this property |
I went on a Sunday in late August and bought the tickets there and was fine. There was little to no queue but we went in the evening as it was going dark, so I’d suggest to go then or early morning. Either that or buy the... More