Have you ever wondered what it must be like to experience the might of the Niagara Falls? The Hornblower Niagara Cruises gives you a chance to do just that. Have an up, close and personal encounter with the falls in the Hornblower state of the art catamarans. It is the only Falls boar tour in the Canadian part of the Niagara Falls. This cruise has completed nearly one year of its operations after taking over from the Maid of the Mist boat tour. The Hornblower Niagara Cruises is a bigger and better experience as it offers a variety of tour options and facilities for the visitor. It is the ultimate way to enjoy the glorious falls.
The Voyage to the Falls boat tour accommodates 700 passengers who are taken past the American and Bridal Veil Falls cruising over the Niagara River. The highlight of the trip is the catamaran’s entry near the basin of the Horseshoe Falls with its mighty roar and the thundering water spraying the visitors. There’s an unobstructed observation deck on top which makes the visitors aware of their proximity to the falls. It’s also a great place to take photographs. Wear the poncho provided by the cruises if you wish to avoid getting soaking wet; though that is part of the incredible experience. Visitors can gain access to the Lower Landing and Falls viewing area on this cruise. The catamarans are available every 15 minutes starting from the Early Morning Sunrise Tour. Hornblower cruises is wheelchair accessible and has two on board washroom facilities as well.
If you want to catch the illuminated falls at night, the 40 minute Falls Illumination Cruise will offer you a mesmerizing experience. Enjoy the night view of the city lights and more importantly the colourful illumination of the Niagara Falls from close quarters. With the stars above and the waters below, it is sheer bliss to see nature in all its glory. Adding to the experience are the excellent facilities aboard the cruise including the licensed bar and snacks. The cruise is available once every night and includes access to the Lower Landing and Falls viewing area.
To take it up a notch further, you can also experience the Falls Fireworks Cruise with its double delight of viewing the illuminated falls as well as the magnificent fireworks (subject to weather) in the night sky. The 40 minute cruise is an amazing experience and the visitor can take advantage of the licensed bar and snacks and sway to the music played on board the cruise.
There are various other options available to the visitor with cruises for private groups as well as corporate events. The Hornblower Niagara Guardian, a private jet boat which accommodates 149 passengers also takes visitors for personal group visits to the falls. Additionally, if you’ve wanted to host a special event against the backdrop of the falls, Hornblower Niagara Cruises offers you an opportunity to fulfil your wish. You can hold private events including weddings at this stunning location on board the cruise.
Enjoy the beauty of the Niagara Falls on the Hornblower Niagara Cruise, it’s an unforgettable experience!
Hornblower Niagara Cruises opens on April 1st for the 2016 season.
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