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Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours
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$59.47*
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Niagara Falls Open Jet Boat Tour from US Side
Ranked #3 of 42 Tours in Niagara Falls
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 8, 2009

No trip to Niagara Falls would be complete without this trip and Maid of the Mist..Arrived early and was given seats on an earlier boat with out issue staff was friendly and helpful Boat ride was wonderful and you will get wet so bring clothes parking was free and plentiful..Guide on the boat was a blast can't remember name but was growing out a mohawk ..A trip for all ages I will remember forever. My husband was upset with the lines at the Niagara River walk and we opted to skip it why walk along the river when you can be in the river

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Reviewed August 6, 2009

This was loads of fun! We (my husband, teenage daughter and I) all loved this one. You will get soaked, so be sure to bring a change of cloths. Also, if you don't want to waste the entire day getting there/back, take a taxi to the ride that leaves from the Glenn. (Note, the People Mover goes there, but it takes forever. You are better off taking a taxi there and back.)

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Reviewed July 29, 2009

We chose to go on the closed boat tour as this way we wouldn't end up soaking wet as the weather was not ideal! We had a great ride, and were able to take many beautiful pictures. Our guide was knowledgable and captain very competent. We felt completely safe the entire time. Next time we visit we are looking forward to going on the wet jetboat tour if the weather cooperates.

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Reviewed July 21, 2009

This is a must do if you have time. It is best to have a reservation, but they will take walk-ins too. There are two jet boats. One is an open boat that will leave you fully drenched as you ride into category 1 to 5 rapids. Rapids are rated from 1 through 6. The Niagara River has some of the deepest and fastest rapids in North American...the river flows at 7 miles per hour which is fast for a river. The tour will take you past the water electric plant all the way up to the Niagara River Whirlpool. The Whirlpool is a class 6 rapid. Canada will not allow anyone to enter into the Whirlpool, but the boats drive up alongside the Whirlpool...the closest view you will get to the Whirlpool in Niagara Falls.
Another part of the jet boat tour is the "Hamilton" spins the boats can do. A “Hamilton” is a high speed 360 degree spin in the water...we did 3-4 Hamiltons and they are a wild ride!
The other jet boat is a Domed Jet Boat. It is a glass covered jet boat. Instead of getting drenched, you watch the water roll over the glass top as you stay dry. The domed boat has hydraulic windows that remain open during the trip up and down the river and during the Hamilton spins. They are closed only when you go into the rapids. This is the boat we took...it was great fun.
So you can chose which boat you want to explore the river in. You can get drenched by the cold Niagara River in the open Jet boat, or stay dry in the Domed Jet boat. Whatever boat you chose, it will be a fantastic adventure.

Thank BBI55
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