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American Falls Evening Illumination Tour with Maid of the Mist & Cave of the Winds

Overview

Enjoy an evening exploring the USA side of Niagara Falls. With your experienced guide, visit picturesque Niagara State Park before boarding the world-famous Maid of the Mist boat and the adventure to the base of the mighty Horseshoe Falls. Hear the roar & feel the mist as the water crashes into the gorge. Then onto the incredible Cave of the Winds for another thrilling up close water experience. Wrap up the evening with the nightly Niagara Falls Illumination display. See the falls dazzle in color along with an explosive fireworks display.

This tour departs from Niagara Falls, USA.

What’s Included & Highlight

Explore Niagara Falls State Park including Goat and Luna Islands
Evening Niagara Falls Illumination & Fireworks
Observation Tower
Cave of the Winds & the Hurricane Deck
The world famous Maid of the Mist & adventure to Horseshoe Falls
Experienced local guide sharing stories of the region

Exploration Stops

Next Stop, Adventure! Hop off the bus and follow your guide to some of Niagara’s must-see attractions. As you explore, learn the secrets of this world-famous natural wonder.
Niagara Falls, Canada and USA. Gray Line Niagara Falls American Falls Tour with Maid of the Mist & Cave of the Winds
Goat Island & Terrapin Point
On Goat Island, winding walking paths lead up to soaring viewpoints such as Terrapin Point — where the splendor of Niagara Gorge can be fully appreciated. Luna Island’s awe-inspiring viewpoint is a popular spot for tourists to soak up the views. Goat Island sits on the US side of Niagara Falls, and ranks among the region’s biggest draws.
A Gray Line Niagara Falls tour boat with people on board, sailing amidst the majestic Niagara Falls
Maid Of The Mist Boat Ride
There’s no better way to get up close and personal with the majestic Niagara Falls than by boat, and that’s where the Maid of the Mist comes in. Along with admission, you receive a rain poncho to shield you from the spray of thundering Horseshoe Falls — an amazing up-close experience.
Woman standing in front of waterfall, Gray Line Niagara Falls
Cave Of The Winds
The thundering waters of Bridal Veil Falls create localized tropical storms, with winds lashing up to 68mph (109kph). Here at the Cave of the Winds, visitors can feel the awesome power of nature up close.
Exclusive VIP Experience featuring Illumination, Dinner, and Fireworks Tour from the USA.
Niagara Falls Evening Illumination
The day doesn’t finish as the sun goes down! Niagara Falls is just picking up its second wind when the world goes dark. The falls are bathed in a glow of colorful lights and maybe even fireworks! Enjoy a completely different view of the falls and enjoy the nightlife at Niagara!

Tour Highlights

Our tours take in the most iconic landmarks that Niagara Falls State Park has to offer. Our knowledgeable guides are experts on the region’s local history and culture, and always keen to share their valuable insight. Don’t forget your camera!

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls spans the US and Canadian border, and attracts visitors from across the world keen to experience this mighty natural wonder for themselves. Whether up-close aboard a sightseeing boat, at the waters edge along the brink, or from the Observation Tower, the scenery must be seen to be believed.

Niagara Gorge, Whirlpool & Rapids

Spanning an impressive 6.8 miles (11 kilometers), the Niagara Gorge was carved out of the landscape over thousands of years by the Niagara River’s swirling currents. Choppy rapids and turbulent whirlpools ebb and flow along its course, and the river current is among the strongest in the world.

Niagara Falls Illumination

Niagara Falls spans the US and Canadian border, and attracts visitors from across the world keen to experience this mighty natural wonder for themselves. Whether up-close aboard a sightseeing boat, at the waters edge along the brink, or from the Observation Tower, the scenery must be seen to be believed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Visiting Niagara Falls is a multi-sensory experience. You will receive souvenir ponchos at included attractions so you can enjoy an up-close experience at Niagara Falls. We recommend that you bring an extra pair of shoes, and a waterproof bag to keep your belongings dry.

Comfortable walking shoes or sneakers are recommended. It is always a few degrees cooler near the water, so packing a jacket or sweater is also a good idea.

Yes, you will cover approximately 1 – 2 miles over the course of the tour. The walking is broken up throughout the tour, and there are benches available throughout the state park to rest and admire the views.

Yes, Niagara Falls are illuminated starting at dusk and you will have the opportunity to observe the illumination towards the end of the tour from a special spot.

During certain times of the year, Niagara Parks offer a fantastic fireworks display. Available days of the display is subject to their schedule as well as weather dependent. It is not guaranteed on the tour.

Yes, tours operate rain or shine, however the fireworks display is weather dependent.

The sightseeing buses are not wheelchair accessible.

Tours are conducted in English only.

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