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One-hour whitewater adventure that combines the magnificent scenery and historic highlights of lower Niagara River.
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61 Melville St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This boat ride up the Niagara river will totally blow your mind. Opt for the open boat instead of covered. Great for teens. Bit overwhelming for little kids.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank raw2017
Kim W, Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Hi Rick! Thank you for your time to write this awesome review! We would like to mention that kids under 100 pounds are required to sit towards that back of the boat which is a more kid friendly experience. We appreciate your comments and look...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

As a local, this was one attraction that we had not yet experienced. Glad we did and we will be bringing guests each year! We picked a hot summer day and it was the perfect relief from the heat. Make sure you have a towel,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 37sd2015
Kim W, Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you for your time to write this awesome review full of fantastic tips! We appreciate it very much! We will be sure to pass you kind words to Asia and Hy and your great suggestion regarding the commentary to our River Ops Manager. Thank...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

A thrill ride where you will get soaked head to toe. Bring a change of clothes even if you intend to wear a poncho.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

My cousin was visiting from Romania. I took him on the wet jet tour for his 35th birthday! Let me tell you, it will forever be one of our great memories together! He loved every minute of it!!! We sat in the first row....we got...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ioana_Yaz
Garry H, General Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Dear Ioana_Yaz, Thank you for such an incredible review! We are so happy that your Romanian cousin was able to experience our tour as part of his 35th Birthday! It sounds like Captain Mike and Trip Leader Ryan did a fabulous job in introducing you...More

Reviewed September 28, 2018

Took my wife on the jet boat for her 50TH birthday came all the way from the UK had a fantastic and awesome time .What a way to remember your 50th going down the Niagara rapids .Thank you Captain Kam and Taylor.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gaz188
Garry H, General Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Dear gaz188 We are so pleased that you chose Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours as your wife's 50th Birthday Party gift. We are even more pleased that you had a fantastic and awesome time with us! Captain Kam and Trip Leader Taylor love sharing the experience...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful way to really experience a few of the rapids on the Niagara river! Very well run & safe! Guides were great,very experienced & competent. You do get drenched so be prepared & do bring a change of clothes (free lockers available). This tour was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank denisecb
Garry H, General Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Dear denisecb, Thank you for letting us know that Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours was your highlight of the 3 days spent at the falls...we appreciate your positive feedback and 5-star review! We believe you've truly never seen the Niagara until you've been "on the Niagara"....More

Reviewed September 27, 2018

My family and I had such a great time on this boat tour. It is fast and exciting. Takes you into Level 5 rapids where the boat just dives into them. You will definitely get wet. Capt. Adam was great along with our tour guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

Had an amazing time. Natalie and Captain Alex were awesome..Everyone visiting Niagara MUST take in this adventure

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe F
Kim W, Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Thank you for the AMAZING review Joe F! We will pass your fantastic comments onto Natalie and Alex as well. We really appreciate the MUST do recommendation and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Super friendly staff, the whole thing was hilarious and really enjoyable - would definitely recommend and would love to do again

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Well worth it ! Beautiful scenery and a thrill of a ride ! Great staff, friendly and helpful. Instruction is well communicated. Great views that you will only see from the jet boat. A thrill of a ride through the level 5 rapids and prepared...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FerdaC
June 20, 2018|
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Thank you for your great questions! Yes, we do provide you with complimentary lockers that enables you to use your own 4 digit personal pin number. Water shoes are a great idea as well as wearing t-shirts and shorts. Just... More
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FP7020
June 29, 2017|
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Thanks for your interest in the Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours! Waterproof cameras are aloud on board, however we do require that you wear a wrist strap or have any way to secure the camera to your body for the white water... More
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Liz B
August 6, 2015|
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Hi Liz! Thank you for your interest in the Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours! The Niagara Whirlpool is a set of class 6 rapids, some of the largest rapids in North America! The Whirlpool is created by rushing water flowing over... More
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