Cave of the Winds, Niagara Falls

4.8
Experience firsthand the cascading water and thunderous sounds of one of the country’s most famous natural wonders at Cave of the Winds. The behind-the-scenes tour takes you 53 m (175 ft) down into the Niagara Gorge to the “hurricane deck” at the bottom of Bridal Veil Falls. Cling tight to your hood as you walk carefully along the wooden walkway, enduring the howling wind and spraying mist of the majestic waterfall. Bring a waterproof camera to capture pictures of the action and of the breathtaking scenery. Rain gear and no-slip shoes are provided on the tour free of charge. Make Cave of the Winds a part of your Niagara Falls vacation plans using our Niagara Falls travel itinerary planner.
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  • I didn't expect much from the winter experience given I visited on New Year's Eve but for 7 bucks only the view of Bridal Veil falls was good enough! Dont expect too much though.  more »
  • It was an awesome evening we ever witnessed. Gigantic waterfall , it's roaring sound followed by breathtaking Fireworks from Canada side makes our journey to this place memorable.  more »
  • Cave of the Winds is the quintessential Niagara Falls experience. An absolute "must-do" while here. Save money with the Discovery Pass online.  more »
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  • I mean... it’s completely indescribable. We came planning to do Maid of the Mist (which was also totally exceptional), but had never heard of Cave of the Winds. We got it in an attraction package. Honestly, it made the trip. To get THAT up close and personal with the Falls... I mean there’s no way to describe what that’s like. If anyone goes to Niagara, I will instantly recommend Cave of the Winds.
  • Most amazing experience ever! Warning...you will get soaked even with the poncho on. It was so beautiful with rainbows and wildflowers everywhere. The power of the water rushing down next to you is indescribable! If you have to choose between this one and the one on the Canadian side do this one. The other one is nice too, but you don't get right under the Falls. Just depends on what picture is more important to you and how wet you want to get. Love that they give out the water shoes with your ticket and you can keep them!
  • Amazing experience. As a Canadian, I live the view from the Canada side, but the US Niagara Falls park is so much nicer in my opinion than the carnival atmosphere on the Canadian side. My family loved getting soaked in the Cave of the Winds! Bring a second change of clothes and get totally drenched in Niagara!
  • Get up close to the Falls and experience the force of the water. Really, really cool. Even though you get a poncho and sandals, you will get wet, which is part of the fun. Wear shorts unless you don't mind wet pants. Beautiful views of the gorge and Horseshoe Falls. A definitive must do!
  • One of the best experiences ever! Would rate it much higher than the maid of the mist experience. Must must do!! We did it twice in two days. Kids absolutely loved it!! Without this experience you have not truly appreciated Niagara Falls from USA side!
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