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Tour Inclusions
  • A thrilling 45-minute jet boat ride
  • Pre-trip briefing and safety orientation
  • Ponchos
  • Water shoes
  • Life jackets
  • Free changing rooms
  • Locker for valuables

Lewiston, NY Whirlpool Boat Tour – Open-Top Wet Jet Ride (An Exciting Ride Down the Niagara River Rapids)

Experience the adventure with a thrilling jet boat tour down the Niagara River!

Adventure-seekers can embrace this ride through the river's whitewater rapids, which is a must-have experience for those who love whitewater jet boats and the excitement they provide.

Get up close and personal with the water on the Wet Jet deck as the boat rumbles over the rapids.

Before this seasonal tour from the US, a safety orientation will be conducted by your River Tour Guide. The tour includes

  • An open jet boat ride on the Niagara River
  • A visit to the Niagara Whirlpool
  • Scenic views of the beautiful Niagara surrounds
  • An entertaining guide providing comprehensive narration

Please note that participants must be taller than 44 inches (1.12 meters). Book your tickets in advance with ToNiagara to ensure availability and avoid disappointment.

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Tour Itinerary

  • 1.

    Pre-Trip Preparation

    Arrive 45 minutes in advance of your departure time to either the Niagara Falls or Niagara-on-the-Lake Jet Boat locations.

    115 South Water Street, Lewiston, NY, USA
  • 2.

    Jet Boat Trip

    Spend 45 minutes travelling along the Niagara River on a thrilling Jet Boat learning about history and navigating through Class 5 white water rapids! There is a pilot and a guide to ensure that you have a safe and fun adventure!

    Niagara River, Lewiston, NY
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    Cancellation & Refund Policy

    • You can cancel your tour up to 24 hours in advance of its start time and receive a full refund.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour's start time, you won't be able to obtain a refund, and the payment you made will be non-refundable.
    • Any changes made within 24 hours of the tour's start time will not be accepted.
    • it's essential to make sure you've made any necessary modifications before the cut-off times, which are based on the tour's local time.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I stay Dry on this trip?

    Take the Jet Dome tour where you do the same tour but in a covered boat instead of the open-top jet boat

    Can seniors take this trip?

    There is no age limit, though there is a height limit (you must be at least 44 inches tall or 3 feet 4 inches). You must be of good health, free of heart, neck or back issues and not pregnant.

    How is seating arranged?

    Seating is first come, first served and cannot be reserved. Young children (under 10 must sit towards the back of the boat)

    How long is the trip?

    Trips departing from Niagara-on-the-Lake are 60 minutes (round trip) while tours departing from Niagara Falls ON and Lewiston NY are 45 minutes (round trip). This time difference is because of the locations' proximity to the Niagara Gorge. All 3 departures spend the same amount of time in the rapids!

    Where does the boat go?

    From either departure point, we travel upriver (south) and into the Niagara Gorge. Once in the gorge, 175 ft walls ascend from above the water line. The boat makes its way into the famous whirlpool and then we head back on down (north) through Devil's Hole Rapids. You return to the same location from which you boarded as our tour is a round trip excursion.

    How many people does the boat hold?

    There are 8 boats in the fleet. The Jet Dome holds 40 passengers. The Wet Jet boats hold 48 passengers each and two hold 54 passengers.

    Other Information

    Address (Departure Location)

    Niagara Falls Departure Location
    115 S Water St, Lewiston, NY 14092, USA

    Printed Voucher

    A Printed voucher of your booking confirmation should be presented to Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours staff upon arrival.

    • You will receive confirmation at the time of booking.
    • You should not have any severe medical conditions, including heart problems.
    • The tour is not recommended for pregnant travellers.
    • The tour is not recommended for travellers with back problems.
    • Please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to departure time to register, sign the participation agreement, and attend the pre-trip safety orientation. The participation agreement explains all the health requirements related to jet boating. You will not receive a credit or refund if you refuse to sign the agreement.
    • The participation agreement explains all the health requirements related to jet boating. You will not receive a credit or refund if you refuse to sign the agreement.
    • The tour is wheelchair accessible, but passengers must bring their own carer if assistance is required. Guests must be able to sit on a bench seat and support themselves by holding on to a bar in front of each seat without help.
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    Tour Exclusions

    • Waterproof footwear, but available for purchase
    • Souvenir photographs
    • Niagara Falls Tour is not included