Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls in 1 Day: Tour of American and Canadian Sides

Niagara Falls, USA
Niagara Falls in One Day Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
  • 7 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Some Niagara Falls tours are American and some are Canadian. Not this one. Get the full experience from both sides of the border on this deluxe tour of everything Niagara Falls has to offer. Visit all the must-see Niagara Falls attractions, from the thrilling Maid of the Mist boat cruise to the exciting Cave of the Winds walk—even a trip to the top of the Skylon Tower and much more. All attraction and admission fees, plus hotel transfers and road tolls are included. Food and beverages are at your own expense.
  • Sightseeing tour of Niagara Falls
  • Discover both the American side and Canadian side in one tour
  • Enjoy a thrilling Maid of the Mist boat ride or a "Journey Behind the Falls" tour (depending on season)
  • Explore the adventurous Cave of the Winds in season
  • Get fantastic aerial views from atop the Skylon Tower
  • Marvel at several falls including Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls
  • All attraction fees, admission fees, tolls, bridge tolls and hotel pickup and drop-off are included

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

See Niagara Falls from both the American and Canadian sides on this tour.

What's Included

  • 6-7 hour guided tour of Niagara Falls
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Niagara Falls area (not from Toronto or Buffalo)
  • Maid of the Mist Boat Ride (late April- November, can vary due to weather)
  • Journey Behind the Falls (replaces Maid of the Mist when not operating)
  • Cave of the Winds with Hurricane Deck (mid-May- early November)
  • Cave Gorge Trip & World Changed Here Pavilion (replaces Cave of the Winds when not operating)
  • All road fees and bridge tolls
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Meeting and Pickup

You can head directly to your preferred meeting point, or request pickup.

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Pickup details

Departure Point: We pick up from all locations/addresses in Niagara Falls, Ontario (Canada) or Niagara Falls, New York (USA). We do not pick up from New York City. Your pickup time is earlier than your start time on the voucher. Please contact Over the Falls Tours after booking to confirm your scheduled pickup time.

What To Expect

Why choose between an American tour of Niagara Falls or a Canadian one? A proper visit to Niagara Falls includes activities on both sides of the border. This tour takes care of that important detail.

Get things started on the right foot with a convenient hotel pickup (from Niagara Falls area) in a comfortable sightseeing vehicle, complete with an expert guide who knows everything there is to know about Niagara Falls.

This day trip to Niagara Falls hits all the hot spots of the area.

What more can be said about the Maid of the Mist boat cruise? This is the ultimate Niagara Falls activity and no trip to the falls is complete without it. Grab a poncho and get up close and personal with the falls. Feel the cool spray and the powerful sounds of the water. This is the experience of a lifetime for those taking the tour between late April and October.

Outside of those dates, take an equally exciting “Journey Behind the Falls” to explore the scenic tunnels below and behind the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Make no mistake—this is as close to the falls as anyone wants to be. The sound is like thunder and the view is breathtaking. Stand back, or in this case stand just close enough to feel the power. It’s exhilarating.

Other stops on this tour include the Niagara Gorge, Goat Island, Prospect Point Park observation tower overlooking the falls, Queen Victoria Park, and the famous Floral Clock, one of the largest in the world.

Please note: The Maid of the Mist tour departs from the U.S. side of Niagara Falls. All customers booking this tour must have appropriate documentation to enter the United States and Canada.

Niagara Falls Canada

4 hours Admission Ticket Free

Journey Behind the Falls

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Cave of the Winds

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Maid Of The Mist

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Skylon Tower

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Niagara Falls State Park

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Horseshoe Falls (Pass By)

Niagara Falls (Pass By)

Bridal Veil Falls (Pass By)

Three Sisters Island (Pass By)

Table Rock Welcome Centre

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Niagara Scow (Pass By)

Queen Victoria Park (Pass By)

Floral Clock (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour transits between the United States and Canada. All customers must have appropriate border crossing documentation and meet mandatory requirements to enter the United States and Canada
  • A valid PASSPORT or other accepted border crossing documentation is required on the date of travel.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Reconfirmation of border crossing requirements (PASSPORT, ESTA and I-94 may be required for non-US citizens entering the United States) with Over the Falls Tours is REQUIRED. Your booking may be canceled without refund if you don’t contact Over the Falls Tours directly a minimum of 24-hours prior to your tour date to confirm border crossing requirements.
  • Over the Falls Tours, Inc. reserves the right to reschedule itineraries and substitute attractions of equal value to better serve you as warranted by circumstances at the time of your tour. Tour durations are approximate. Tour schedules and itineraries during holidays and holiday weekends may vary. Over the Falls Tours, Inc. is not responsible for circumstances beyond our control. Over the Falls Tours, Inc. assumes no responsibility when delays in the park systems, traffic delays, delays at international borders, inclement weather, vehicle malfunction or any other delays beyond our control cause late pick-ups, late drop-offs, service delays, or changes of the tour itinerary.
  • Over the Falls Tours, Inc. vehicles are not handicap accessible. Passengers must be able to enter and exit the vehicle on their own or with the help from a member of their group. If customer’s have their own wheelchair, it must be a collapsible wheelchair only. If client does not have a collapsible wheelchair, then Over the Falls Tours., Inc. will provide one at no additional cost subject to availability. **If you require a collapsible wheelchair or stroller, please contact Over the Falls Tours in advance of your tour date to confirm availability.
  • Service Animals are permitted provided they meet the following requirements: The Service Animal MUST be traveling with the person it is assigned to. The Service Animal should be wearing their service vest. This will help the other passengers understand the importance of the animal on the tour. Documentation is required to support the Service Animal is certified as a service/therapy animal by a recognized organization. This must be available to present to the Customs Agent when entering Canada. If your tour includes a border crossing, the animal’s vaccine record must also be available to present to the border agent if requested.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 32 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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WilliamR_R
Jessica was excellent tour guide, lots of fun, informative & very patient! We would recommend very highly!

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Tanya_V, Apr 2024
Dana gets a 5. She was so friendly, knowledgeable, and fun. We went to the Maid of Mist which was an awesome experience and to other falls which were all breathtaking to take pics and videos of. We had lunch in the Hungry Moose which was mediocre food and very overpriced. I bought 2 Panninis and 2 small chicken soups with 1 beer and was charged 81 bucks... After lunch we went to the Canadian side. I was looking forward to visiting the Skyline but it wasn't at all what I was expecting, in fact it was very boring to us but all in all it was a very pleasant experience and Dana was lovely to have as a tour guide. Thanks
Amazing Tour to Niagara Falls
Orlando_R, Apr 2024
The Niagara Falls was definitely the best part of the experience,, it was truly a sight to see, especially on the boat tour…All three Falls was Just so Beautiful, Amazing & Mesmerizing!! We would definitely come back!😊 Dawn was a Wonderful tour guide & very informational during our whole tour. Thank You Dawn!!
Amazing experience with Nancy
Kana_H, Apr 2024
Nancy, our tour guide was incredibly accommodating, kind friendly and knowledgeable! My mom really enjoyed her solo tour with Nancy. She took care of mom very kindly entire the day. She was the best guide ever I’ve seen!! Tour and operator were well organized too. Highly recommend:)
Patty's Posse April 2024
weseasterling01, Apr 2024
Our tour guide Patty was outstanding. I highly recommend the Niagara Falls in 1 day American and Canadian tour. So much history and the Falls were more than I expected. Breath taking. I was glad we had a chance to be in Patty's Posse!!
Great Tour!
KeithaJenkins_B, Apr 2024
Maid if the Mist Tour was amazing! Jeff was a great guide through out the day! This tour really covered the Falls so well from so many perspectives, it was great! Thank you!
Great tour with a great guide!
Amanda_T, Apr 2024
Dana was an amazing tour guide! From pickup she communicated where her vehicle was and was promptly on time. The van was roomy and comfortable and she got us to each of our destinations in great time and ahead of the crowds! She shared lots of information and did an amazing job fitting in all of our tours. Thanks Dana for a truly memorable day!
Awesome experience!!
Susan_G, Apr 2024
It was awesome to see the falls from all angles and from the air. The Maid of the Mist boat ride was a fantastic experience!
Team Nick for life
Cynthia_K, Apr 2024
Nick gave our family of 9 the best possible Niagra Falls experience we could have hoped for. Everything was handled and ran so smooth. Nick shared stories between stops, answered all of my kid’s questions and made us all feel welcome. After the tour was over, there was nothing we missed experiencing. Checked all the boxes!
Get Brian
Ralph_L, Apr 2024
Brian is an exceptional tour guide. I wish we had had him on some of our previous large group tours in other destinations. He gave us in depth knowledge of Niagara Falls plus tips that made our experience even more memorable. He is articulate and funny.
Niagara full day tour
Christine_F, Apr 2024
Jeff was an excellent personable guide. He explained everything and had a great sense of humor . Knew history and anecdotes about all places we stopped
Comprehensive fun tour
Barbara_C, Apr 2024
We saw the falls from every angle. Our guide Brian was excellent with just enough information. Lunch was good at maple leaf market
Great Tour guide,...
Kim_B, Apr 2024
Great Tour guide, sightseeing, plenty of stops for pictures and scenery. We had a great time and would highly recommend.
4 Annual friends trip
Jeffrey_M, Apr 2024
This was our 4 Annual friends trip. We usually go up into the Georgia or NC mountains. This year we Dec used on Niagara Falls. They did not let us down. This tour of all things Niagara was awesome and would recommend to anyone.
A full falls experience
Tracey_Z, Apr 2024
Dayna made our tour educational, energetic, and fun. Great to experience both sides and learn the history. She kept us running smoothly through customs and each tour. Thanks, Dayna!
Awesome experience!
WilliamR_R, Apr 2024
Jessica was excellent tour guide, lots of fun, informative & very patient! We would recommend very highly!
A experience of a lifetime!!!
Ashley_P, Apr 2024
I Love this tour Nick was awesome!!! You can tell he loves his job we went to cool beautiful places and he gave us great detail of their meaning. My son usually doesn't get excited about anything but he asked can he stay another day. This was a awesome trip.
Fabulous tour!
MaryAllen_E, Mar 2024
Coach Nick was the BEST and made the day amazing from start to finish! The falls were absolutely spectacular and Nick made sure we saw everything there was to see. We were thrilled with the tour!
Great tour to see everything
Pamelina_B, Mar 2024
Nancy was a great guide. This trip was worth the price. We got to see so much in one day. Our group was small (10) so we easily navigated through the areas. Nancy provided a lot of historical facts to go along with each area. It was truly a great experience.
Niagara Falls is awesome
Ramona_K, Mar 2024
Nancy was great, helpful, kept the group together at all times, knowledgeable, fun. Highly recommended
Worth it!
Christine_K, Mar 2024
Our tour guide was Nancy. She was excellent and very informative. This tour was worth the money, go do it!
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