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Brampton, ON L7A 0S9,
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Tour information
location.png LocationNiagara Falls time.png Duration20 minutes adult.png Adults Price (13+) CA$32.75 children.png Children (3-12 years) CA$22.75 infants.png Infants (0-2 years)Free


Hornblower: Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour (May 06 - November 27)

Niagara City Cruises by Hornblower

Make more memories at Niagara Falls, Canada's 'must-do' signature attraction.

Niagara City Cruises by Hornblower. The iconic 20-minute Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour brings you on the journey of a lifetime. Enjoy stunning views of the Niagara Gorge, American, and Bridal Veil Falls, and come face-to-face with the famous Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Feel the thundering roar, awesome power, and amazing mist that come along with these natural wonders or, ride after sunset for a light-mist experience with the illumination of the Falls. Book in advance and skip the ticket booth with Timed Tickets to plan your visit around the weather and other travel plans.

Feel safe with mobile ticketing, health screenings, the physical distancing of guests from one another and increased sanitizing. Together we can find safer ways to create unforgettable experiences for people just like you!


  • Experience the 'must-do' thrill of getting up-close-and-personal to the amazing power of the Horseshoe Falls
  • Niagara City Cruises by Hornblower sails rain or shine from Niagara Falls, Canada
  • All Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour tickets is timed. ARRIVE JUST PRIOR TO OR WITHIN YOUR TIME SLOT. The sailing frequency is every 15-30 minutes.
  • Ticket admission includes the Hornblower Niagara Funicular subject to operational needs, availability and weather conditions.
  • Guest capacity has been reduced in order to comply with provincial and public health guidelines. State-of-the-art 700 passenger catamarans with 360° viewing platform and dry viewing areas.
  • Complimentary recyclable Mist Poncho included
  • Stay and experience the Riverside Patio for food, drinks, and fun!
  • Hornblower Niagara Cruises is a fully accessible attraction
  • Buy Online and Skip the Ticket Booth
  • You can easily show your QR code ticket on a mobile device
  • The physical distance markers are placed throughout the property and board the boat to keep guests at least 2 meters apart.
  • Board the boat and listen to the audio commentary or download Niagara City Cruises by Hornblower app.


  • Meeting Point: The boarding area is located on Lower Landing in Great Gorge. Please take the ramp/elevator entrance located at Niagara City Cruises Main Ticket Plaza, 5920 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X8, Canada (look for sails next to Zipline).
  • All passengers and carry-on items are subject to search before entering the property
  • Only small backpacks, bags, purses and small to midsize baby strollers will be allowed on the property
  • All passengers, including infants, are required to have a ticket to board the boat
  • During peak hours, boats sail every 15 minutes
  • Your ticket should be presented at the lineup for lower landing and you can proceed down to enjoy the Voyage To The Falls Boat Tour by Niagara City Cruises by Hornblower!.
  • Hornblower Niagara Funicular is located at the intersection of Clifton Hill and the Niagara Parkway & River Road in Niagara Falls, Canada.

* All prices are in Canadian Dollars. Prices are subject to applicable tax (13% HST). Rates and schedules are subject to change without notice.



Day of Week

Time Slots*


May 20 – May 30 

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Boat sails every 15 minutes. Last departure 7:00 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday



June 01 – June 16  

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Boat sails every 15 minutes. Last departure 7:00 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Boat sails every 15 minutes. Last departure 6:00 PM

Jun 17 – Oct 10  


9:30 AM – 7:30 PM

Boat sails every 15 minutes. Last departure 7:30 PM

Oct 11 – Nov 27  


10:00 AM – 3:00 PM


*Timed ticketing in effect. **Schedule subject to change without prior notice. Schedule updated on May 30, 2022.

Tour Itinerary

Cancellation & Refund Policy

NOTE: ToNiagara is an Online Ticketing Agent providing tickets for the Niagara City Cruises by Hornblower. All sales and departure dates are FINAL for all Hornblower Boat Cruises (Voyage to the Falls).

Tickets for ALL Hornblower Boat Cruises are NON Refundable. Rescheduling or modifying your booking is not permitted once tickets are administered. Use of the Niagara City Cruises Funicular is not guaranteed and will subject to operational needs, availability and weather conditions. At its sole discretion, Niagara City Cruises reserves the right to provide alternative means of transportation to the Lower Landing and boarding area. In the event that the Funicular is not available for use, no refunds shall be issued.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Hornblower Boat Cruise close for the winter season?

Yes, the Hornblower Boat Cruise does close for the winter on November 28 (the date may change due to winter temperatures).  

What if the weather is poor on the day of my visit?

We sail rain or shine! Only when it is unsafe to sail will we cancel a sailing.

Do I need a passport to ride the boat?

We do not require a passport for boarding our boats. However, you do need to be in Canada for boarding.

Not sure what ID you need to cross into Canada?

Check out this website from the Government of Canada.

Other Information

  • The first daytime boat trip departs at approximately 8:30AM in season (start times may vary).
  • A bike rack is available on site and is located in front of our Group Check-In booth. There are 2 wheelchair accessible washrooms aboard the boat.
  • If you are travelling with an infant in a stroller, it is required that the child remains in the stroller during the boat ride and the child is accompanied by an adult and not left unattended. Strollers are to remain on the lower deck of the boat. If you wish to leave your stroller on land before boarding, an Hornblower Employee will monitor strollers during your boat duration.
  • Service animals are permitted. All other pets are not permitted.
  • Hornblower Niagara Cruises provides wheelchairs on a first come first serve basis. Guests can request and access a wheelchair upon arrival at the Hornblower Group Check In Booth located at the base of Clifton Hill. Wheelchairs are accessible aboard the boats on the Lower Level Deck. Please note wheelchairs are for on-site use only.
  • We offer complimentary admission for one support person per guest. A personal support worker is classified as a professional accompanying a guest who requires extra assistance with communication, mobility, or medical needs. Personal Support workers must present ID when arriving at the attraction.