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Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours

61 Melville St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-4800
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One-hour whitewater adventure that combines the magnificent scenery and historic highlights of lower Niagara River.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“class rapids” (68 reviews)
“water shoes” (48 reviews)
LOCATION
61 Melville St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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+1 905-468-4800
Ways to Experience Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours
$59 per adult
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$59 per adult
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$67 per adult
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"class rapids"
in 68 reviews
"water shoes"
in 48 reviews
"change of clothes"
in 74 reviews
"getting wet"
in 25 reviews
"hamilton turns"
in 12 reviews
"dry clothes"
in 12 reviews
"devils hole"
in 11 reviews
"white water"
in 11 reviews
"life jackets"
in 11 reviews
"thrilling ride"
in 10 reviews
"awesome ride"
in 9 reviews
"captain mike"
in 9 reviews
"trip leader"
in 8 reviews
"front row"
in 28 reviews
"free lockers"
in 7 reviews
"great fun"
in 38 reviews
"safety briefing"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Get ready to get wet. you will get drenched. Enjoyed the ride. Sit in 1st or 4th rows for good pics. They give shoes and ponchos (Ponchos helped a lot)

Thank palinipulusu
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great fun filled day. The ride down the river and through the rapids was a blast. Captain Adam and Rowan our tour guide made it so much more fun. We got soaked!!! Loved it. I can't wait to do it again. When family...More

Thank Weblee
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Coming from a local who never does any of the tourist things, this by far was one of the funniest things I’ve ever done! You will get soaked literally from head to toe so definitely bring an extra set of clothing. I also suggest sitting...More

Thank Sarah78212
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Garry H, General Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Sarah78212, We certainly appreciate your review and comments! We are stoked that you thought that our tour was one of the funniest things you've ever done! We hope that you come back and join in on the fun again real soon!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Wet Jet Tour was soooooo.....much fun!!! I HIGHLY recommend this tour! The ride up the river & hitting the rapids was a blast! You will get wet! The staff are all so very nice and our Tour Guide, Taylor was awesome! Do not miss...More

Thank Cobi2018
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Garry H, General Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Cobi2018, Thanks for your review! We love sharing the magic of the Niagara Gorge and the class V rapids of devils hole. We will let Taylor know about your awesome comments and hope that you are able to visit us again real soon!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had such a fun time with Captain Alex and tour guide Rowan. Rowan kept the group amped up and excited the entire time. Her jokes kept us laughing and positive energy kept us smiling, despite the fact we were being pummeled in the face...More

Thank Carol H
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Garry H, General Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Carol H, We are so pleased that you felt that our tour was worth your hard earned money! We are very fortunate to be in the natural elements of the Niagara Gorge and over 100,000 cubic feet of water per second making for some...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderfully fun time! Capt. Mike and Ryan our tour guide were a blast. Bring a change of clothes. YOU WILL GET SOAKED! Oh and pre-purchase the video and pictures, we still watch ours from our first time, 18 years ago!

Thank Joy P
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Garry H, General Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Joy P, Thank you for your kind words about Captain Mike and trip leader Ryan. We will be sure to pass the message to them. Hope to see you again real soon!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went as a last minute idea, even had regular clothes on but isn’t regret it a bit. They provide water shoes and a poncho if ya want em. The tour guide was funny and we went through the rapids part of it a good 5...More

Thank Alicia T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must do!!! Awesome boat ride but be prepared to get soaked!! I would recommend wearing a bathing suit and make sure to bring a change of clothes!

Thank girgash2
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Garry H, General Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear girgash2, Thank you for your positive comments about our Jet Boat Ride. We too believe that our white water excursion is pretty awesome and glad you had the opportunity to join us!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I took my relatives form Slovenia and we all had an amazing and wet time. The captain and guide were super. You will get wet so don't be wearing your 'fancy clothes'. They do provide water slipper and ponchos for your added comfort. I highly...More

Thank srgordo
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Kim W, Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for choosing Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours and for highly recommending the tour! We appreciate your time to write this great review and offer some tips for future jet boaters! We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a GREAT time on our wet jet boat ride. Amanda and Jordan were great staff!!! So much fun but you DO get wet!! We sat in the front row and had serious water. But it was awesome and so much fun. Would definitely...More

Thank Donna H
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LewistonNY, Manager at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Donna, Thank you for taking your time and writing a review! We always love hearing how much our guest enjoyed there trip! Everyone thinks we are lying when we stay to bring a full change of clothes and a towel! We are so glad you...More

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Ferda C
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Kim W | Property representative |
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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Response from Hannah M | Property representative |
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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