Get ready to experience Niagara Falls like never before with Hornblower Niagara Cruises! This fun-filled venue features two public boat tours: the Voyage to the Falls and the Falls Fireworks Cruise. On the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour, passengers enjoy a 20-minute cruise along with transportation on the Hornblower Niagara Funicular – an incline railway that goes up and down the Niagara River Gorge. The Falls Fireworks Cruise provides a 40-minute ride filled with panoramic views, starry skies, beautiful illuminations, and epic fireworks. Welcome 716 put together the top reasons to visit Hornblower Niagara Cruises this Summer.

You Will Create Memories with Your Friends and Family

Getting everyone together on a boat is a great way to catch up, and you will have plenty to talk about as you take in all the sights and sounds of Niagara Falls. Your kids will never forget the way the falls roared, how the fireworks lit up the sky, and what it felt like to get sprayed in the face by the mist. Imagine laughing together about how funny your uncle looks in a poncho, or enjoying a kiss from your partner under the stars. These are the kinds of moments that we all live for!

Make memories that will last a lifetime

There are plenty of opportunities for epic photos

You Will Take Home Plenty of Epic Photographs

Whether you are an expert photographer or you just want to spice up your Instagram, there are so many opportunities for quality pictures on a Hornblower Niagara Cruise. From the flora and fauna that runs along the Niagara River Gorge to the falls decked out in colors at night, all you will need to worry about is making sure you bring along a full battery! Only handheld cameras are allowed at this time, so it’s a good thing a smartphone is all you need.

This venue is handicap accessible

Special-needs families need not fear missing out on a good time, because Hornblower prioritizes accessibility. Special parking spaces, ramps, and accessible bathrooms both on land and on board are featured. There are wheelchairs available on a first-come, first-served basis and service animals are always welcome. There are also professionals onsite who are ready to ensure safety as well as provide medical services.

The Food Comes with a View

Take advantage of the nice summer weather and dine outside at the Riverside Patio, which overlooks the Niagara River Gorge. The food here is casual, so feel free to stop by for either a meal or a tasty snack. The restaurant also offers ice cold beer and local Niagara Wines.

Good food with good views

There is nothing like a kiss in the mist

There are Discounts for Student Groups

 Cruises are popular with college students at the University at Buffalo, Niagara University, Daemen College, Buffalo State, and many other local universities. Students from all over the world travel to our region for their studies, and while they are here, most of them make time to see Niagara Falls. If you are a student, consider getting your friends or student club together to take advantage of the available discounts. You deserve a break from your academic workload!

Romance is in the Air

If you need more ideas for a date night, look no further! Between the Riverside Patio, the funicular, and the cruise itself, you will be able to make an entire evening out of your visit. You can keep things casual with silly photos in front of the falls, or you can get more intimate with the starry skies and nighttime lighting on the Fireworks Cruise. If you are feeling extra amorous, consider proposing on a private cruise, or contact the company and purchase one of their elopement packages.

There are group discounts for your squad

The Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour is Included in Both of the Niagara Parks Adventure Passes

If you are on vacation and want to make the most of your time across the border, consider purchasing one of these passes. With the classic pass, you will also get to experience Journey Behind the Falls, White Water Walk, Niagara’s Fury, and two-day WEGO access. And if you really want to go all-out, the “plus” version of the pass adds on the Whirlpool Aero Car, Butterfly Conservatory, Floral Showhouse, two days of the funicular, and four Top Heritage Sites. For more information on these attractions, click here.

It’s Time to Go Up North

Whether you are visiting from out of town, or you live in Buffalo Niagara and want to experience Niagara Falls in a whole new way, nothing beats a visit to Hornblower Niagara Cruises. Call up your friends and make space in your calendar, because it is time to start making memories this summer!