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Niagara Falls, USA: Fall and Winter Tour

1. Niagara Falls, USA: Fall and Winter Tour

Experience the natural beauty and raw power of Niagara Falls in autumn and winter. Enjoy panoramic views of Niagara Falls, get an up-close look at Bridal Veil Falls from the base. Go to Niagara Falls Observation Tower to see all the falls at once. Discover the breathtaking beauty of the fall foliage and the glistening natural ice formations in the winter. Learn about the true force of the falls and how it generates power at the New York Power Vista. Journey to the bottom of the falls at the Cave of the Winds with the gorge experience. Partake in the exceptional experience of Niagara Falls in fall and winter.

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Niagara Falls, USA: American Tour & Maid of The Mist

2. Niagara Falls, USA: American Tour & Maid of The Mist

Experience the adventure, beauty, and natural wonder that is Niagara Falls, USA. Your half-day tour includes the American Observation Tower, the world-famous 'Maid of The Mist' boat ride, the 'Cave of the Winds' adventure, and a visit to the historic Niagara Falls State Park. Admire the stunning Falls from atop the American Observation Tower. Get up close to the mighty Falls on the Maid of The Mist boat ride and Cave of the Winds adventure. Hear the thundering roar and feel the mist on your face on the cruise. Tour Niagara State Park, the oldest in the USA and home to the American Falls, the Bridal Veil Falls, and a portion of the Horseshoe Falls. Marvel at breathtaking vistas and delve into the rich history of the daredevils who tried to conquer the falls

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From New York City: Niagara Falls Full-Day Bus Tour

3. From New York City: Niagara Falls Full-Day Bus Tour

Take a day trip by comfortable bus to famous Niagara Falls. Enjoy a smooth round-trip journey, different vantage points to view the Falls, free time in Niagara, and, when in season, a ride on the Maid of the Mist boat. Begin your day with a morning departure from Times Square in Manhattan. Travel by comfortable motorcoach in the company of your guide. Enjoy the scenic landscape of upstate New York on your journey north. Take advantage of the wi-fi on board. The travel time is approximately 7-8 hours, each way, with one rest stop. Experience the adventure, beauty, and natural wonder of Niagara Falls aboard the historic Maid of the Mist boat, or, when the Maid of the Mist is not running, from other observation points such as the Cave of the Winds Gorge Walk. Learn about the interesting history of these mighty waters and enjoy spectacular views of the falls from different vantage points. You will have the opportunity for lunch on your own, souvenir shopping, and exploring the beautiful Niagara Falls State Park. After an unforgettable experience and wonderful memories, relax onboard your comfortable motorcoach for the return to Times Square in Manhattan, arriving back between 11 PM-midnight.

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Niagara Falls: Half-Day Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

4. Niagara Falls: Half-Day Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

See the best of Niagara Falls, New York on an immersive 4-5 hour tour. Experience the top attractions and sights of the waterfall on the US side from different areas, and enjoy pickup from a location of your choice in Niagara Falls, New York. First, ride the elevator at the Cave of the Winds and journey 175 feet into Niagara Gorge. Put on the provided bright yellow ponchos and special footwear and feel the spray on your face as you venture along the wooden walkway to the hurricane deck. Then, board the famous Maid of the Mist boat and take in the magnificent views from the water. Go to the Observation Tower to experience the only place in the park where you can see both the American and Horseshoe Falls at the same time Admire attractions such as the Whirlpool Falls, 3 Sister Islands, and Luna Island, and head to Goat Island to see the Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls from different viewpoints. Then, get dropped off at your accommodation in downtown Niagara Falls, New York.

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Niagara Falls, USA: Cave of the Winds Express Pass and Tour

5. Niagara Falls, USA: Cave of the Winds Express Pass and Tour

Skip the lines and enjoy an Express Pass to the Cave of the Winds during this guided tour around the picturesque Niagra Falls State Park, admission included. Stop for photos of Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and more. See the most amazing experience this New York State Park has to offer. At the Cave of the Winds, take a 150 ft elevator ride into the Niagara Gorge. Robed in a waterproof poncho, experience Niagara Falls up close and personal. Begin your tour at Goat Island by the Power Portal Archway alongside the highest-rated guides in Niagara Falls. From there, take a leisurely 1-hour narrated adventure around the Niagara Falls State Park. Learn about the innovation, erosion, heroic rescues, and daredevil attempts that have taken place at Niagara Falls. Head to Horseshoe Falls and Terrapin Point for 15 minutes before stopping next at Luna Island, Bridal Veil, and the American Falls for another 15 minutes. Witness amazing views on top of the American and Bridal Veil Falls. Take part in an exhilarating experience at the Hurricane Deck positioned at the base of Bridal Veil Falls. Finish off the tour at the Cave of the Winds. Enjoy express access during your visit. 

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Niagara Falls USA: Guided Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat

6. Niagara Falls USA: Guided Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat

See the Cave of the Winds, Observation Tower, and other Niagara attractions in a clean and comfortable vehicle, in the company of a local, professional guide. Begin your tour with pickup at your accommodation and head straight for the Maid of the Mist Boat. This famous boat tour of the falls has been running since the 1840s, and is the best way to see the spectacular falls. Next, head for the Cave Of The Winds, a natural cave behind Bridal Veil Falls, with vast high ceilings and walls, and originally dubbed Aeolus's Cave, after the Greek god of winds. Move on to the Niagara Falls Observation Tower and gaze out onto the dramatic gorge. Afterwards, pay a visit to the Three Sisters Islands. Bridal Veil Falls is your next stop, before moving onto Goat Island. You'll also visit the Niagara Falls State Park, Luna Island, and the observation tower at Prospect Point. Conclude your tour at the impressive Niagara Whirlpool, encountering the natural wonder of fast-moving water.

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Niagara Falls, USA: Day & Night Small Group Tour with Dinner

7. Niagara Falls, USA: Day & Night Small Group Tour with Dinner

Spend the day exploring Niagara Falls, USA. Be impressed by the cascading waterfalls in the afternoon, enjoy a savory dinner, and be mesmerized by the colored lights on the Falls at night. Begin your tour with a hotel pickup and meet your guide to travel to the Cave of the Winds. Learn Niagara Falls' role in generating electricity before heading to the "hurricane deck". Get close to the Bridal Veil Falls and feel as if you are surrounded by tropical storm-like conditions. After your visit to the Cave of the Winds, venture to Goat Island which connects to Terrapin Point and Luna Island. Learn more about the history of the Falls, see the Nikola Tesla monument, and enjoy a view of Bridal Veil Falls which is situated between Goat Island and Luna Island. Next, visit Whirlpool State Park. While here, snap some impressive photos of Niagara’s Whirlpool Rapids. Then, set sail on the Maid of the Mist boat ride. Before you board, take in the views from the Prospect Point Observation Tower, located directly above the boarding site. While you’re on the Maid of the Mist boat tour, hear the roar of the thunderous cascades of water and feel the water spray forth from this incredible force of nature.     After the boat ride, enjoy some dinner at Anchor Bar, home of the original buffalo wing. After dinner, head back to Goat Island for the best view of the illuminated waterfalls before heading to Luna Island. At the end of your Niagara Falls tour, be returned to your hotel.

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Niagara Falls USA: All Inclusive Group Tour

8. Niagara Falls USA: All Inclusive Group Tour

Be picked up from the comfort of your hotel in Niagara Falls and enjoy the scenic views as you go to board the Maid Of The Mist boat for an hour long cruise where you will cross briefly into Ontario. Head to the Cave Of The Winds for 45 minutes to stand below the falls before taking in the stunning views at the Niagara Falls Observation Tower for a quarter hour. Journey to the Three Sisters Island for a 15 minute stop. Continue to Bridal Veil Falls to see the smallest of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls. Stop at Goat Island between the Bridal Veil Falls and the Horseshoe Falls for 15 minutes. Go to Niagara Falls State Park for half and hour before visiting Luna Island for a short stop. Finish at Prospect Point to get one last amazing view of the falls.

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Niagara Falls: Fall and Winter Tour with Entry Tickets

9. Niagara Falls: Fall and Winter Tour with Entry Tickets

Visit Terrapin Point, Luna Island, Whirlpool State Park, and more on this group sightseeing tour of Niagara Falls during the fall and winter seasons. Take advantage of included admission to Niagara Falls Aquarium, Old Fort Niagara, and Cave of the Winds. Start your tour with hotel pickup and drop-off in downtown Niagara Falls before heading out to your first stop, the Niagara Falls Aquarium. At the aquarium, see penguins, seals, and sea lions. Touch sharks, stingrays, and turtles at the touch tank. Next, visit Goat Island, connected to Terrapin Point and Luna Island. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Falls before heading to your next stop, the Cave of the Winds. Experience Niagara Falls from a new perspective, surrounded by icicles, snow-covered trees, and beautiful frozen blue ice mounds making the waterfalls that much more stunning at the Cave of the Winds. After your thrilling experience at the Cave of the Winds, visit the Whirlpool State National Park and get the opportunity to snap some impressive wintery wonderland photos of Niagara’s Whirlpool Rapids. On the way to the final stop, enjoy a narrated driving tour where you will get the chance to see the brand new power station for Niagara Falls, Canada. For the final stop, visit Old Fort Niagara. Take a beautiful picture at the lighthouse before stepping back in time to watch a thrilling musket demonstration put on by reenactors and seeing the many exhibits and period rooms throughout the fort. At the end of your experience, get taken back to your hotel in Niagara Falls. Although well known for its vibrancy in the spring and summer, Niagara Falls in the fall and winter seasons offer sights like no other. 

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What people are saying about Cave of the Winds

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,113 reviews

Lenny was the best tour guide! He knew how to keep the group laughing at all times! My cheeks hurt at the end of the tour! He shared so many stories and history that we wouldn’t have gotten if we explored the falls alone! The falls were nothing short of amazing! Thanks for such a great time! We are taking home many memories!

It was what I expected! Beautiful views, Stunning sights, and seeing different areas of the Falls. Loved that we went in winter to explore the falls. Snow showers, iced over plants beautiful east coast scenery

Our tour guide Nick was very knowledgeable qnd entertaining. We learned so much about the history of Niagra Falls. The views were absolutely breath taking.

Saw the River and Falls from several different view points Beautiful! So worth it!

Beautiful sight seeing opportunity. My husband and I loved every second of it