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Small Group Niagara Falls Tours Canada

Tours in Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls, Ontario gets its name from the famous waterfalls located here. The Falls are actually situated between Canada and the US and the cities of Niagara Falls, Ontario and Niagara Falls, NY are connected via the Rainbow Bridge. Many of the attractions in this area are designed to help you experience the Falls in different ways, from an aerial view, from up close and even behind them. This region is also home to many wineries, nature trails, and whirlpool rapids.


Getting to Niagara Falls From Toronto:


There are several options for those who wish to travel to Niagara Falls from Toronto. We offer a tour of Niagara Falls, Ontario from Toronto that includes round-trip transportation.

If you have a car, you can take the ON-403 to the QEW. Once on the QEW, you will stay on this highway until you reach the ON-420 (follow signs for Niagara Falls, USA). You will exit on your right at Stanley Ave. and arrive in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

If you do not have a car, you can travel to Niagara Falls by train or bus. GO Transit operates buses and trains to the area and Via Rail provides train service to the area. Megabus also provides transportation between Toronto and Niagara Falls.

Getting to Niagara Falls, Canada From the USA:


Rainbow Bridge - Niagara Falls

*The Canada-US Border has been closed to non-essential travel since March 21st, 2020. It is currently scheduled to remain closed until at least September 21st, 2020.

If traveling to Niagara Falls, Canada from the USA there are two border crossings we would recommend, depending on where you’re traveling from. If you’re staying in Niagara Falls, NY the easiest location to cross the border is at the Rainbow Bridge which connects Niagara Falls, USA with Niagara Falls, Canada.

Visitors can cross either as pedestrians or by car. If crossing by car, visitors should expect to pay $5.25 CAD or $4 USD upon entry to Canada. There is no fee for crossing the Rainbow Bridge by foot if crossing from the USA into Canada but a $1 fee will apply (either currency) when crossing from Canada back into the USA as a pedestrian.

A passport is required and depending on your citizenship status, additional documentation may be required. Upon crossing the border here, visitors will immediately arrive in Niagara Falls, Canada.

Peace Bridge - Buffalo/Fort Erie

For those not staying directly in Niagara Falls, USA an alternate border crossing exists between Buffalo, NY and Fort Erie, Ontario. Fort Erie is located about 20 minutes away from Niagara Falls. This border crossing is known as the Peace Bridge.

Visitors can cross either as pedestrians or by car. There is no fee when crossing this border as a pedestrian. If you are crossing by car into Canada from the USA there is a fee of $3.75 USD or $5.25 CAD.

Upon arriving in Fort Erie, you will want to take the QEW toward Toronto. Continue until you see the signs for ON-420. Exit here and follow the signs toward Niagara Falls, USA. You will then turn right onto Stanley Road and arrive in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Public Transportation in Niagara Falls:


Niagara Falls, Ontario has multiple public transportation systems available for use.

The WEGO system provides transportation between accommodations in Niagara Falls and the tourist attractions/parks. There are several “lines” for the WEGO. The “Red” and “Blue” lines service the tourist district. The “Green” lines service the Niagara Parks and the “Orange” line runs between Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Alternatively, for those looking for private transportation between Niagara-on-the-Lake and Niagara Falls, Ontario, we provide a private shuttle.

There is also a municipal transportation system that provides transportation within the city of Niagara Falls.

Lastly, there’s a Niagara Region Transit System that provides transportation between Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Welland, Port Colborne and Fort Erie.

Climate:

Niagara Falls features 4 distinct seasons. Summers are typically hot with temperatures reaching a daily average of about 27℃ (about 80℉) between July and August. The area also enjoys a nice breeze. In the winter, temperatures are cooler (though considerably warmer than many other cities in Canada). In January the average daily low is -8℃ (about 18℉).

Ideal For:


Niagara Falls , Ontario has something for just about every type of traveler. It is an ideal destination for couples, families, solo travelers and friends.

For young families, there are plenty of family-friendly activities in the Niagara Parks and at Clifton Hill.

For couples, there are plenty of patio restaurants to check out in the area as well as romantic views of Niagara Falls at night and plenty of wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

For solo travelers and friends there are plenty of hiking trails in the area, casinos, shows, the previously mentioned wineries and patio restaurants.

Activities on Niagara Falls Tours Canada like the Skylon Tower, Hornblower Cruise, Niagara Helicopters and Journey Behind the Falls are designed to be enjoyed by visitors of all ages.

Niagara Falls Canada Tours:


There are also plenty of different types of Niagara Falls Canada Tours that would appeal to different types of travelers. For those who prefer classic sightseeing, we’d recommend the Best of Niagara Falls Tour. This tour was once named among the top 10 experiences in the world by TripAdvisor.

For those who are interested in a little adventure, we recommend the Ultimate Niagara Falls Tour with Helicopter Ride and Skylon Tower Lunch. You’ll be treated to the most incredible views from inside a Niagara Helicopter.

If you’re looking for a truly unique nighttime experience, we’d recommend the Night on Niagara Tour with Fireworks Boat Cruise - which includes a visit to the Illumination Tower where you can control the colours that light up the Falls at night. *Note that Illumination Tower is now closed for the 2020 season due to COVID-19).

For travelers who prefer the outdoors, we’d recommend our Walking Tour of Niagara Falls, Canada. It’s a great way to get outside and enjoy the sights while getting those steps in.

FAQs


Which attractions will I visit with Best of Niagara Falls Canada Small Group w/Boat & Behind Falls?

During this experience, places you will visit include:

How will I get to Niagara Falls, Canada?

Transport will be provided by See Sight Tours, to and from your accommodation. You will travel in our luxurious Mercedes tour vans. You’ll be contacted a couple of days before the tour date to confirm pick-up time and location.

 

What is the cancellation policy?

The cancellation policy for all tours is a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. 

 

Is a passport required for entry to Niagara Falls, Canada?

Yes, your passport should be with you at all times to avoid any inconvenience. For more details, read our blog on “Do You Need a Passport to Go to Niagara Falls” for more details.

 

How many people are in one group for the tour?

We specialize in small group tours and each group consists of 5-7 people. 

 

Can you take infants on the boat rides?

Yes, you can as there is no age restriction although you might wanna read this blog on “Can you take Children and Infants on Maid of the Mist?” to ensure the safety of your infants.

 

What are the best tours for Niagara Falls, Canada?

 

The best tours of Niagara Falls, Canada are:

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