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Niagara-on-the-Lake Family-friendly activities

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Toronto: Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise & Niagara-the-Lake

1. Toronto: Falls Day Tour with Boat Cruise & Niagara-the-Lake

Embark on a full-day guided trip to Niagara Falls from Toronto. Admire the majestic falls from various angles and enjoy time to explore at your own pace. Upgrade your experience with a boat tour of the Falls. Leave Toronto earlier and get back sooner on a fun and leisurely day trip to Niagara Falls. Relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned bus under the expert care of your engaging local guide. Your adventure begins when you meet your guide at the convenient downtown meeting point. Set off on the 90-minute scenic drive into the Niagara Region. Your driver will share their local knowledge along the way. Stopover and visit the historic town of Niagara on the Lake on your own. Take in the sights of the Niagara River and million-dollar homes along the scenic Niagara Parkway.  Pause for guided photo stops at the Floral Clock, Hydro Power Station, Whirlpool Rapids, and the Niagara Gorge before arriving at Niagara Falls. Upgrade to include the seasonal Voyage to the Falls boat tour and sail into the heart of the world-famous falls (you must choose the Guided Day Trip including Voyage to the Falls Boat Cruise option for the cruise to be included). Your guide will escort you to the cruise departure point so you can benefit from expedited access to the boat boarding area.  When the cruise is not operating, you'll instead ride to the top of Skylon Tower's observation deck for unbeatable panoramic views of the Falls.  Pending on the tour option selected, enjoy up to 3-hours of free time in Niagara Falls to explore the local attractions. Your tour concludes with a quiet and cool return to Toronto, in time for you to relax before your evening plans.

From New York City: Niagara Falls & 1000 Islands 3-Day Tour

2. From New York City: Niagara Falls & 1000 Islands 3-Day Tour

Experience the fury of Niagara Falls with a ride on the Maid of the Mist and cruise through the Thousand Islands on this three-day tour from New York City. Day 1: New York - Finger Lakes - Niagra Falls An early morning departure takes you north from the Big Apple as you pass the beautiful Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then continue to Niagara Falls, passing Seneca Lake, where you will arrive in the late afternoon. Tour the U.S. side of the falls including the American Falls, Goat Island, and Luna Island. At night, tour Niagara Falls where you can marvel at the colorful lighting of the waters while on board the Maid of the Mist. Overnight: Ramada by Wyndham. Day 2: Niagra Falls - Toronto - 1000 Islands Start the day with the Horseshoe Falls’ view followed by a visit to the picturesque village of Niagara on the Lake. We continue to Toronto, the financial capital of Canada. Visit the HTO Park, Brookfield Place, city hall, and The Distillery Historic District.  Towards the evening, take off from Toronto along the world-famous Lake Ontario for an evening arrival to the 1000 Islands area (in April, based on weather conditions, you may return to Niagara Falls to stay overnight). Overnight: Gananoque at Comfort Inn (April: Ramada by Wyndham). Day 3: 1000 Islands - New York  Start the day with a cruise through the amazing 1000 Islands along the St. Laurence River. See the houses of the rich and famous built atop private islands. After lunch, head to New York State. On the way, enjoy a shopping excursion at one of the large outlet malls where you can shop for bargains in name-brand stores before your return to New York City in the evening.

From Niagara, USA: Canadian Tour with Power Station & Tunnel

3. From Niagara, USA: Canadian Tour with Power Station & Tunnel

Learn all about how Niagara Falls powers North America with this tour focusing on its hydroelectric elements. Benefit from commentary from your driver and guide, and see the key sights of the Canadian side on this day trip from Niagara Falls, New York. Depart from Niagara Falls, USA, and cross over the Rainbow Bridge to Canada. Catch your first view of all three of the thundering falls. Learn about how the power of these waterfalls has been harnessed to generate clean hydro-electric power and “electrify” many areas of North America. Admire the beauty of the surrounding region at the Floral Clock, Dufferin Islands, and from the vantage point of the Skylon Tower. Explore the 2,200-ft tunnel at the Power Building and gazing up directly at the mighty Horseshoe Falls. Enjoy a hands-on, multi-sensory experience at the Power Station as you learn about hydro-electric power. For tours taking place in the evening, experience the immersive Currents light show which makes you feel like you are part of the natural wonder yourself.

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What people are saying about Niagara-on-the-Lake

excursion très bien organisée. Guide très intéressant par ses explications et ses commentaires, et prêt à répondre à toutes questions relatives à l'excursion et, plus largement, à la visite de Toronto.

Amazing tour guide ! If you’re thinking of going to Skylon avoid buying it separately. This tour includes it to. I loved the whole experience and being able to see the falls from different locations.

Highly recommend this experience - VInnie our guide was a local and grew up in the area and had many a tale to tell which made the day more informative and very enjoyable. Thanks

The guide was very kind, enthusiastic, humourous and knowledgeable. She tried to do her best explaining a lot of information of the tour.

Awesome our tour guide was heather she was amazing.