A sure sign that spring is just around the corner in Niagara Falls is the opening of the Niagara City Cruises.
This year, the cruises hit the water on March 16, which marks their earliest opening in history thanks to a mild winter and minimal ice build-up in the lower Niagara River.
Located just steps from some of the best Niagara Falls Hotels, the Niagara City Cruises are an iconic attraction in Niagara Falls, offering visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with the Falls. The 20-minute cruises take passengers on a journey to the base of the Horseshoe Falls, one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the world. Visitors can expect an immersive experience and breathtaking views of the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and epic Canadian Horseshoe Falls. From getting drenched by the mist, to the sound of the thunderous roar and the feeling of the powerful current below the catamaran making it an unforgettable journey.
The popular Niagara Falls attraction typically runs from mid-spring to mid-November, so an early start to the season is great news for visitors with many students out of class to enjoy spring break and march break. As the season opens, Niagara City Cruises will operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in March, ramping to daily operating hours in April. Cruises will depart every 30 minutes until May 1st when the number of cruises will increase with one departing every 15 minutes. This 15 minute schedule will also be in place for the Easter Holiday weekend.
It is a great time for visitors to explore all that Niagara Falls has to offer, and there is something for everyone to discover in this beautiful city.
Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, Niagara City Cruises are one of the top things to do in Niagara Falls. and an exciting addition to your Niagara Falls getaway.