History was made on June 1, 2014, when the first evening cruise in Niagara Falls’ history shoved off from the dock at Hornblower Niagara Cruises.

A whole new way to experience Niagara Falls
For the first time in Niagara Falls’ 168-year history of tour boats voyaging to the base of the Horseshoe Falls, Hornblower Niagara Cruises now offers visitors to Niagara Falls the chance to experience the beauty of Niagara Falls during the illumination hours at night.

Since 1846, tour boats have been ferrying passengers to the Horseshoe Falls and in 2012 Hornblower won the exclusive rights to ferry passengers to the Falls. Hornblower is now the only company on the Canadian side of the Niagara River permitted to operate boat tours of The Falls.

In addition to the traditional daytime Voyage to the Falls, the new tour boat company offers three new cruise options, including:

• The new Sunset Cocktail Cruise beginning every evening at 8:00 p.m.

• The new Falls Illumination Cruise beginning every evening at 9:30 p.m.

• The new Falls Fireworks Cruise, which will take place every Friday and Sunday evenings at 9:30 p.m.

Hornblower Cruises is the only tour boat company operating out of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Hornblower Cruises is the only tour boat company operating out of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Save money on your adventure and more!
Save more than 30 per cent on this attraction with the Niagara Falls Adventure Pass. This Ultimate Falls Experience includes an unforgettable ride on board the Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat tour as well as other fantastic Niagara Parks attractions, including the Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara’s Fury and the White Water Walk. Or if you prefer, go for the Nature version of this Adventure Pass, which includes the Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat tour plus admission to the Whirlpool Aero Car, the Butterfly Conservatory and the exquisite Floral Showhouse — either pass is just $49.95 per adult ($36.95 per child 6-12).

Both passes include two-day access to the WEGO transportation system in Niagara Falls, a convenient, hassle-free way to avoid the traffic congestion in Niagara Falls as you travel from one attraction to the next. You’ll also receive valuable bonus coupons for other attractions, dining and shopping while in Niagara Falls.

So, on your next stay in Niagara-on-the-Lake, grab your honey and head over to Niagara Falls for this wondrous adventure of a lifetime. After all, we’re only a 20-minute drive from the Falls along the stunningly beautiful Niagara Parkway.

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Posted by Donna Vieira, owner of Globetrotters Bed and Breakfast in Niagara-on-the-Lake.