Journey Behind the Falls

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Key Info

6650 Niagara Parkway

Price & Hours

CA$13.15 (around $10.50) for adults; CA$8.55 (about $7) for kids 6-12; free for kids 5 and younger
Hours vary by season

Details

Sightseeing, Tours Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
3.9scorecard
  • 4.0Value
  • 3.5Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

On the Journey Behind the Falls, you'll be able to stand directly behind the roaring sheet of water and get a literal behind-the-scenes peek at this magnificent natural attraction. The tour begins with an elevator ride to an observation deck where you can take in the view of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and the Niagara River. From there, follow the caverns and enjoy the roaring curtain of the falls from a different perspective. However, be prepared for crowds Journey Behind the Falls is one of the most popular ways to see the falls, so you may find that the tunnels are rather cramped.

Recent visitors highly recommended the Journey Behind the Falls, even if you've already gone on a Maid of the Mist tour, as this attraction offers yet another interesting perspective of the falls. To avoid crowds and enjoy the view in peace, reviewers suggest getting to the attraction when it opens at 9 a.m.

The Journey Behind the Falls tour begins on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, and the caverns are open daily. Hours vary by season, but generally the attraction begins welcoming visitors at 9 a.m. Tickets cost CA$13.15 (around $10.50) for adults and CA$8.55 (about $7) for kids between 6 and 12. For more information, check out the Journey Behind the Falls website.

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