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icon5 to 6 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Experience Niagara Falls from the land and the air on this thrilling small-group sightseeing tour. Fly around and over the mighty falls on a helicopter ride; go to the edge of the Horseshoe Falls and back on the iconic Hornblower Cruise; feel (literally) the power of the water on the “Journey Behind the Falls” walk plus enjoy lunch in the Summit Suite at Skylon Tower. Round-trip transportation from anywhere in Niagara Falls, Ontario is included.
  • Comprehensive tour of the Canadian side of Niagara Falls
  • Take a helicopter ride above the falls for a perspective that few people get to enjoy
  • Look down on all three waterfalls — Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and American Falls — from Skylon Tower
  • Go on the Journey Behind the Falls for a look at the tunnels beneath and behind the waterfalls
  • Enjoy a lunch at the Summit Suite at Skylon Tower
  • Learn all about the falls from an experienced guide, who will lead you to each activity
  • Small-group tour limited to seven people provides a more personalized experience
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Round-trip transport from anywhere in Niagara Falls, Ontario
12-minute helicopter ride
Hornblower Boat Cruise (seasonal May - Oct, replaced with Niagara's Fury & Butterfly Conservatory)
Journey Behind The Falls
Lunch at Skylon’s Summit Suite
Professional guide

Departure Point

5400 Robinson St, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 7T8, Canada

If you did not select a hotel and do not require a hotel pick up, please be ready and waiting in front of the IMAX Theatre facing the Skylon Tower at least 15 minutes prior to your tour start time.

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Get things started with a convenient hotel pickup in a comfortable sightseeing vehicle, complete with an expert guide who knows everything there is to know about Niagara Falls.

The ultimate Niagara Falls activity is a Hornblower cruise to the edge of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. No trip to the falls is complete without it. Grab a poncho and get up close and personal with the rushing water. Feel the cool spray and hear the powerful sound. This is the experience of a lifetime.

Then take an equally exciting “Journey Behind the Falls” to explore the scenic tunnels below and behind the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Make no mistake, thrill seekers — 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.

Enjoy the view from above all of Niagara’s natural and man-made attractions on a helicopter ride, flying directly over top of the American and Bridal Veil Falls, then along the curve of the Horseshoe Falls.

Take an exciting ride up to the observation deck at the top of a Niagara Falls masterpiece, the majestic Skylon Tower. Enjoy the incredible view of the Niagara River and all three waterfalls — the American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls from 775 feet (236 meters) up in the air. Then enjoy lunch at the Summit Suite Buffet at Skylon Tower

Additional stops include Whirlpool State Park, the Niagara Falls hydroelectric generating plants, and the famous Floral Clock, one of the largest in the world, among others.
Pass By:  
Dufferin Islands Park
Explore 10 acres of paradise, where wooden footbridges connect small, secluded islands. You may be surprised at the wildlife you find in this popular escape, Niagara’s hidden secret.
Stop At:  
Journey Behind the Falls
Descend 45 meters (150 ft.) by elevator, where a short tunnel gives access to two outdoor observation decks and two portals located directly behind the Falls. At Journey Behind the Falls, you will experience the awesome spectacle of one-fifth of the world’s fresh water crashing down to the basin below. During summer daylight hours, over 2,800 cubic meters of water thunders over the brink every second, travelling 65 kilometers per hour!
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Niagara Falls Canada
Located on the Niagara River, which drains Lake Erie into Lake Ontario, the combined falls have the highest flow rate of any waterfall in North America that has a vertical drop of more than 50 metres (160 ft). Feel the mist of the waterfall on your face as you walk right next to the most powerful waterfalls in North America.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Niagara Helicopters Limited
From the sensation of lift-off, to the excitement of soaring above the turbulent rapids and cascading waterfalls, your Niagara Helicopters ride is a unique and spectacular experience. Your all-scenic flight gives you a thrilling view of Niagara’s natural and man-made wonders.
Duration: 12 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Skylon Tower
Getting Hungry? Step into the glass elevator up to the famous Summit Suite Buffet at the Skylon Tower. With a view overlooking the falls, enjoy oven fresh baguettes, mixed garden salads, seafood salads, Roast Beef au Jus, fresh salmon, chicken, roast potatoes, fresh vegetables, fine cheese, fruit salads, cakes, pastries, and a whole lot more.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Niagara City Cruises
The 20-minute Voyage to the Falls boat tour that gets you as close as possible to the magnificent Niagara Falls. Journey past the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and into the heart of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls aboard Hornblower Niagara Cruises.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Niagara Falls
Your guide will take you on a driving tour of Niagara Falls where you will pass by multiple notable landmarks such as the Old Scow, Floral Clock (seasonal), the upper rapids and the hydro plants.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: Hornblower Cruise is seasonal, operating May - October only, replaced with admission to Niagara's Fury and Butterfly Conservatory in the winter months
  • Attractions are Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Tours are in English - French/Spanish may be available upon request (not guaranteed)
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • OPERATED BY See Sight Tours
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 good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Niagara Falls Canada Tour + Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Niagara Falls Canada Tour + Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Niagara Falls Canada Tour + Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch.
What is the social distancing policy during Niagara Falls Canada Tour + Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Niagara Falls Canada Tour + Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Niagara Falls Canada Tour + Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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289 Reviews

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A private tour inside a group tour
, Oct 2021
We were so happy with this tour company and ALL of the guides with whom we interacted on this and another tour. The weather in Niagara in the Fall is unsettled, and there are requirements for the helicopters to operate. The ride was top of my granddaughter’s list of ventures during the trip. In the morning, the weather would not permit us to lift off. Our tour guide, Harris worked with his colleagues and the helicopter provider to monitor the weather and get us to the site when it was clear enough to fly. JOe was our afternoon tour guide on another tour with this company and he went out of his way to get us to the flight. Although our tour with Harris was over, he continued to check on us to ensure we were getting this once ina lifetime experience. What a thrill when we finally got up into the air. My grand daughter is still talking about it. We all loved the lunch in the Skylon tower. Great quality of food and my grand loved “eating fancy”. I highly recommend any tour with this provider. This is a good tour. We had already done the Behind th Falls and the Cruise so they adapted and gave us time to do the Skywheel and for my grand to play up in the fun zone. Felt like a private tour even though they were providing tailored experiences to other people in the group.
If you go to niagra this trip is a must
, Oct 2021
Absolutely fantastic day worth every penny. We would certainly come back and do it again. Nick was an amazing guide, friendly and knowledgeable. Nothing was too much trouble for him and nothing was rushed
Tour of the falls
, Sep 2020
Awesome experience...the tour guide,Luis, was very knowledgeable and personable,he had his own trivia games and made up his own pop quizzes. He made the day even more enjoyable...all the attractions were all managed by professional people. I am very impressed and will definitely use this company again.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Amazing Tour!
, Sep 2020
If you want to see the Falls from different angles/perspectives, and have a well-guided tour by learning some history of the Falls and area, this is for you! Very well organized, friendly and personable guide, excellent food! Highly recommended, would definitely do it again!
The helicopter
, Aug 2020
Took my husband for our anniversary. It is well worth the price you can’t complain. Our tour guy well educated us on the history very informative. Will do again thanks.
1 traveler found this review helpful
, Aug 2020
Was really fun and is recommended to all must try it. The tour and helicopter ride was awsome, also the lunch was good!
Amazing Guide, Amazing Day
, Jul 2020
What an amazing day, our guide Samara was great and took really good care of us. All activities were well worth it.
Great time
, Feb 2020
We had a great time and would recommend it to anyone. Unfortunately, we couldn’t do the cruise due to winter, but the helicopter was a real highlight
No Helicopter ride and no refund
, Nov 2019
I purchased four Tickets for this Ultimate Niagara Falls Tour plus Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch. The ground tour of the Canadian side was well delivered and we had an excellent guide. The Skylon Tower lunch was very good, but a little crowded.The weather was bright and clear, although a little windy. Apparently it was too windy for the Helicopter Ride, and this part of our package was cancelled. This was very disappointing as we were visiting from Australia . I applied to Viator for a refund of the Helicopter Flight component of the tour (about half of the cost). Although Viator acknowledged my claim and advised that it would take a couple of weeks to process, I have not heard from Viator since submitting my claim and am still waiting for a result. In the absence of any response from Viator regarding my request to refund payment for tour services not delivered, I cannot recommend this tour.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Hello, That is very unfortunate about the helicopters not flying for you. Can you please email us at and provide your tour reservation name and date? We would like to make sure Viator issues the partial refund of the tour. Much appreciated, Chris.
Niagara Falls trip.
, Nov 2019
My wife and I wanted to get away from the normal every day life in central NY plus we hardly ever get away and have fun so I surprised her, for our 17th anniversary with a weekend getaway to Niagara Falls, on Canada side, which I have never been there and she had been, as a child. I ended up getting the package deal for us both, so we can have the joy and experience and memory of a lifetime and we did!! It was such a great trip and experience and our tour guide Brandon, was excellent, from start to finish, he was very knowledgeable on everything and we also met 2 other couples, who were here from Germany, that we now call friends. They too were great people, to get to know, the day we spent together. The behind the falls was great, boat ride was wet but terriffic, helicopter ride was so cool and fun and lunch at the towwr was top notch and good! What a great time we had and we won't forget this and will be back again, prob in 2020 or 2021. Thank you.

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