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“Adrenaline rush”

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours
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Niagara Falls Open Jet Boat Tour from US Side
Ranked #3 of 42 Tours in Niagara Falls
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Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Adrenaline rush”
Reviewed August 1, 2014

After the misty, pleasant boat ride to the Falls on the Hornblower, we were totally unprepared for the Jet Boat Tour. We sat in the second row (the tsunami zone) and were gasping for air as wave after wave of water swamped us. This is not a ride for small children but it is great for adventurous adults (A 87 year old man who was celebrating his birthday sat in the row in front of us. When I thought I could not go on, I could see him dripping, smiling and putting me to shame.) The team on board was great; lockers were provided for our belongings; life vests and swim shoes were also provided. This activity was a highlight of our trip and worth every penny.

Visited July 2014
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

It's nice and you definitely get totally soaked. However, the name implies that customers will enter the whirlpool and we didn't. We viewed it. But that's all. Which made it a little disappointing. But the rest was fun. Maybe the attraction is more for the younger crowd. I dunno. We enjoyed it. It just wasn't as thrilling as we expected it would be. But do be aware, you will be swallowing alot of Lake water, from all the dipping and splashing. Have fun.

Visited August 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
“Fun without getting wet”
Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is the 2nd time we have done the dome jet boat. Although we have done jet boats in other areas - it was the choice of our party of 4 to stay dry. With the dome jet boat you are still required to wear life jacket along with head phone to hear the guide. You do the same maneuvers that the jet boats but without getting soaked. The dome boat can get a bit warm when the windows are closed but they open the windows when they can. I think the price is a little high but we purchase the Magic package that include tickets to Greg Frewin Magic Show which gives a discount when purchasing both together. Next time I would have like try the new dome boat (Niagara Jet Adventures) that started this year in Youngstown with climate control and both wet an dry options on the same boat.

Visited July 2014
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265 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Highlight of our trip”
Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

This was absolutely as much fun as we have had on a vacation. The trip is beautiful, fun, thrilling, and just freakin cool. The staff and crew are great. It should be a must if you visit niagra.

It's not too rough but if you are a trill seeker...you will like. It will drench you...I want go back right now. So fun.

Visited July 2014
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Alpharetta, GA
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58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Too Much FUN!!!!!”
Reviewed July 29, 2014

What an experience these boats have power and you go right into class 5 rapids and get soaked and laugh and scream and just have so much fun! The guides make it fun; everything is well organized and on a warm summer day - what a thing to do. Getting on @ Niagara on The Lakes which is a beautiful place, the ride up the river to Rainbow bridge is exhilarating! Not to be missed!!!

Visited July 2014
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