Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls

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Admire Niagara Falls from a different vantage point with a visit to Journey Behind the Falls. Hidden behind the powerful waterfall, the tunnel offers several viewing platforms that give visitors a fresh perspective on the thunderous cascade. Be sure to wear a poncho or waterproof jacket on your visit, as you'll almost certainly get doused by heavy sprays of water. Reserve your tickets in advance, as the popular attraction can sell out. Put Journey Behind the Falls into our Niagara Falls road trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Niagara Falls.
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  • A new level of Experience, you can get some idea about the falls, need to walk a long way. the people who seek history and adventure, its a good place for them  more »
  • You go in a tunnel that gives you a breathtaking view from the falls but in winter some of the viewing decks are closed and the money is not really worth it as you are seeing the falls partially. The ...  more »
  • It is interesting to walk underneath and near the base of the Falls. The information presented on the walls is interesting as well.  more »
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  • There are a ton of attractions at Niagara Falls but this is could be my favorite one. The most impressive part was the first viewing gallery just by the side of the falls. It was an amazing view. We went in March. Not all parts were open but there was no line up at all. I would definitely recommend.
  • This is an awesome experience. You take a elevator down in to the Earth and then walk through a bunch of old man made hall ways and end up on a platform right behind the falls. The water pours down and the mist is intense. They give you a poncho to wear on your journey.
  • During the winter season, the lower level with the display boards are closed off. Not much to do in the tunnels. To break the monotony, they have set up some fun facts to read as you travel down to each portal. Definitely not a great place if you're claustrophobic. View from the bottom is amazing.
  • It was fun to go behind the falls. Then go out on to the lookout for a different perspective. This is definitely one of the things you should do while in Niagara Falls.
  • Our family loved this experience! The line is long, but the staff is very efficient and the line moves quickly. You are given a disposable poncho and take an elevator down to a set of OLD tunnels that run behind the falls. The tunnels open up at several places and allow onlookers to get a very close up look behind the raging falls. If you walk out onto the observation area you are definitely getting wet. This experience was definitely worth it!!
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