A Whole New Way to Experience Niagara Falls

The legendary boat tour of Niagara Falls is Canada’s most iconic visitor experience. It’s been thrilling millions from all over the world for more than 150 years.

You may have seen it before. But you’ve never seen it like this.

Forget everything you know about the traditional Falls boat tour, and prepare for awe-inspiring journeys from sunrise to sunset, and fully licensed extended evening excursions under the unforgettable Niagara night sky with Hornblower Niagara Cruises.

Hornblower Niagara Cruises introduces a whole new way to experience Niagara Falls, with all-new and utterly thrilling boat tours designed to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. A ride into the heart of Niagara Falls aboard Hornblower Niagara Cruises is an absolute must.

Visitors will experience the famous boat tour of the Great Gorge, American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and of course an up-close and very personal connection with the thundering water, awesome power and incredible mist of the mighty Horseshoe Falls. Brand-new state-of-the-art catamaran boats feature tiered decks for 360 degree unobstructed glorious views, retractable glass doors for dry viewing, and all the on-board amenities a passenger could desire – including comfortable seating, multiple washrooms, and onboard concessions. All visits will receive a complimentary souvenir Mist Poncho before boarding.

Extended hours of operation translate into multiple new tour options. Visitors can now explore a selection of daytime boat tours and extended evening cruise options. Among the many boat tours and cruises are the Early Morning Sunrise Tours that offer stunning views of Niagara Falls while the morning sun expands over the Niagara Falls horizon. If mornings aren’t your cup of tea, the daytime ‘Voyage to the Falls’ boat tour offers visitors a chance to experience the refreshing cool mist on the 15-minute excursion through the Great Gorge past the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls and into the heart of Niagara Falls. Both promise a once in a lifetime, up-close and personal connection with the thundering water, awesome power and amazing mist of the mighty Horseshoe Falls. Get set for the thrill of a lifetime! All visitors will receive a complimentary souvenir Mist Poncho.

And because no trip to the Honeymoon Capital of the world would be complete without a little romance, Hornblower Niagara Cruises now offers the Sunset Cocktail Cruise. Visitors can sip and savour fine Niagara wines while enjoying tasty snacks and listening to musical entertainment on board a romantic evening cruise. As the night advances catch a glimpse of magic in the starry skies above as the colours whirl and the sparks fly during the Falls Illumination or Falls Fireworks cruises. Set to romantic evening sunsets, the dazzling city skyline and the Falls Illumination and Firework spectacles, these extended half hour cruises are all complete with on-board licensed bar, snacks and music.


With millions of international visitors travelling to Niagara Falls each year, Hornblower Niagara Cruises makes it their commitment to offer an educational experience for all guests and visitors with a personal Souvenir Audio Guide, available in eight languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese Mandarin and Korean. The guides offer an informative, entertaining and engaging 30-minute narrative on the evolution and history of iconic Niagara Falls. Packed full of history, facts and figures the souvenir audio guide is the perfect accompaniment to any tour.

The excitement continues with a more intimate experience with Hornblower’s private charter tours complete with on board catering. Whether it’s a birthday, retirement, anniversary or corporate event, Hornblower will create the ultimate unique experience on board the 150-passenger private charter boat or one of the 700-passenger catamarans. Whatever the special occasion, Hornblower is sure to create an unforgettable event that will keep family, friends and associates talking about it for years.

Waiting in line can be a hindrance. Long and winding lines are now a thing of the past. Visitors to Hornblower Niagara Cruises have multiple ticketing options. New online ticket sales and date-and-time-select reservations allow visitors to better plan their trip and avoid unnecessary waits. On site self-serve ticket kiosks and online tickets and smart phone codes mean travelers can grab their tickets in advance from virtually anywhere and skip the lines altogether. These traveler conveniences along with a brand new and expanded ticket plaza ensure a quick entrance experience for everyone. Visitors will also appreciate the ease of multiple payment options, with cash, debit, and all major credit cards accepted. Enjoying the whole experience while avoiding the lines is always a bonus especially when touring Niagara’s most exciting and popular new experience.

Before visitors board, they can now browse the Mist Gear Retail Shop where they will find last-minute essentials before embarking on their journey. The Mist Gear line of Comfort, Health and Memory accessories includes a variety of quality items designed especially to ensure the ultimate visitor comfort and convenience. Whether it’s a waterproof carry bag, tablet case or cell phone cover; waterproof footwear or a Hornblower souvenir Mist Poncho, the Mist Gear retail shop has it all.

With Hornblower Niagara Cruises revolutionizing the traditional Falls boat tour, travelers from around the world will now experience the mighty and thundering Falls in a whole new and exciting way. Interested in booking tickets? Visit: www.niagaracruises.com or call 1-905-394-NIAGARA.

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