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“It was fun” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours

Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours
Ranked #1 of 4 Tours in Lewiston
Certificate of Excellence
Jacksonville
Level Contributor
33 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“It was fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2009

Its a great wet experience, I was hoping for a little bit more excitement. But its a must do when you come to the Niagara Falls area

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Parchment, Michigan
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34 reviews
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“Awesome!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2009

Seemed pricey at first, but well worth the money. It lasted about 40 minutes and you will get WET!!!.

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utah
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30 reviews
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“A wonderful, wet experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2009

This was really a fun experience for my wife and I. Easy to book, easy to find, and lots of fun. You get a choice of wearing the poncho or not. We chose not too...and those who did got just as wet as us.
The brochure we had was a little misleading...it states that the tour is two hours. Not even close. From the time we checked in, till the the time we were dressed and ready to go home...exactly one hour. But what a great hour that was!

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Coastal Virginia
2 reviews
“Plan to make this part of your trip to Niagara Falls”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2009

If you are planning a trip to Niagara Falls you must make the 15 minute ride north to Lewiston and ride the Whirpool Jet Boat. The video on the website makes it appear as if the ride is for thrillseekers only and while it is definitely an adrenalin pumper, the view of the gorge on both sides of the Niagara River from the water is worth the trip. Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours recommends that you make a reservation prior to your arrival to assure a spot on a boat at your preferred time. But if you don't care about what time you ride, I recommend that you pick a sunny, warm day and just decide to go. The reason for this is that you will get soaked and barreling down river at 55 mph soaking wet is pretty cold on a cloudy, cool day. Upon arrival and check-in you will be asked to sign a release absolving Whirlpool Jet Boats of any liability resulting from something happening beyond human control. This can be intimidating because you start thinking, "What am I getting ready to do here?" But the boat traverses class 5 rapids and the rises and falls associated with traversing rough water can be tough if you have back problems. The funniest part of the trip is when you return. Check out the faces of everyone getting ready to ride after you. Just about everyone is checking you out to see the expression on your face to help them decide if they really want to ride it or not.

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