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Cave of the Winds

Goat Island, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-278-1730
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This exciting tour outfits you in a hooded raincoat and takes you into a cave and then along a catwalk near the foot of the falls for an up-close, wet and very rewarding view of the thunderous, cascading waters.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Goat Island, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-278-1730
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Close up view, beautiful, must be able to climb steps. Must be able to ride a small, crowded elevator down 17 stories, it takes about 30 seconds, but that is a long time if your are claustrophobic!

Thank Mary Ellen C
Reviewed August 10, 2016

A moving spot to experience the true majesty and power of the American side of the falls at Niagara. You come out in a tunnel near the base of the falls, and then traverse a series of platforms that put you closer and closer to...More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a must if you are visiting Niagara Falls. This was at the top of my list to do when we visited Niagara Falls two weeks ago and it did not disappoint. You can buy your tickets anytime and then get in line for...More

Thank Amazontraveler2013
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This is the best attraction in the Niagara american side for sure. You get very close to the falls, get fully wet and experience the falls in real !! Must have. I would recommend to take the 5 attractions deal include "cave of the winds",...More

Thank erans84
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

In Niagara Falls State Park - American side. Part of the Discovery Pass "package". First, to avoid confusion, it's not a cave. It is an elevator and short passage to get down towards the bottom of the falls, and then from there, a series of...More

Thank Day_Tripper_2008
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Looking for some excitement, we decided to try this experience after hearing so many great things about it. It was warm and sunny, so we went earlier in the day before lines got too long. Great views of the bottom of Americas Falls. You can...More

Thank InterlinerJimmy
Reviewed August 10, 2016

The closest you will get to Niagara Falls! Took my 10 year old and 14 year old on this excursion, and they pronounced it Best. Thing. Ever. A must do at the Falls. They especially loved the Hurricane Deck where the Falls splash down on...More

Thank chinacat87
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Took students and staff on a day trip to Niagara Falls. We arrived at 9am and was able to get all 60 to experience the falls up close. Everyone really enjoyed their experience.

Thank concertgoer2012
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Wonderful experience; almost worth the wait! Close-up view of the Falls. So beautiful! Wear the rain cover and sandals provided or you will get soaked.

Thank Barcon08
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This was a very fun experience with my 9 year old son, a coworker and her family. We waited in line for quite some time to get poncho, shoes and await the elevator ride down. Upon arrival it was beautiful with lots of sea birds...More

Thank Melissa M
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October 6, 2017|
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Response from 1358rebecca | Reviewed this property |
as long as you want it to last. you are in control of how much time you spend. Plan on at least 30-45 minutes to really experience it and get your pictures. take something to make your camera waterproof as it will get... More
Lisa U
September 26, 2017|
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Response from Danny N | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa when we bought our tickets ( at the entry) there was no problems on the amount that people were buying. What I will say is there is a good chance that your group will split up at The Caves of Winds as it is really... More
Edgar M
September 4, 2017|
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Response from phestah | Reviewed this property |
The park is open all year. I don't know if this attraction is. Call or ck the web.