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Ultimate Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour 2024

$ 299
5 hours
Live tour guide

About the Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour

On this amazing 5-hour tour originating in Canada, you’ll get a chance to fly high above Niagara Falls on a helicopter ride, as well as get up close to them on the Hornblower cruise. After that, take a break and enjoy your lunch on top of the Skylon Tower. The tour ends with the Journey Behind the Falls.


Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour

Book a Helicopter Tour of Niagara, fly above Niagara Falls, and get up-close on the Hornblower cruise “Voyage to the Falls” from the Canadian side of the waterfalls. Admire the scenic views of Skylon Tower, Queen Victoria Park, and Bridal Veil Falls from above. Get up on top of the Skylon Tower for a nice lunch. After that, you’ll descend underground to experience the Horseshoe Falls falling above you at the Journey Behind the Falls part of the tour. This combination Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour will allow you to see the mighty waterfalls from several different perspectives.

This tour is organized from the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, considered the best side to view both Horseshoe and American Falls. You will start your tour by first flying directly above the waterfalls and the rapids. Experience a breathtaking view from above as you enjoy your Helicopter Tour. Following your 12-minute helicopter ride, you’ll board the Hornblower Niagara Cruise boat ride called ‘Voyage to the Falls. If the boat cruise is not operating, you’ll experience the fun Interactive Niagara Fury and the Butterfly Conservatory.

Admire 360-degree views of Niagara Falls from the Skylon Tower’s observation deck and enjoy a delicious lunch at the tower’s Summit Suite Buffet. Take in the breathtaking views and panorama from the top of the tower while choosing from various mouthwatering dishes.

The last stop of your Helicopter Tour of Niagara is “Journey Behind the Falls.” You’ll get a chance to go below the iconic Horseshoe Falls.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Niagara Falls, Canada only
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by minivan
  • Guide
  • Live commentary in English
  • Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour (April to November) or an alternative attraction in the winter months
  • Helicopter flight (Airbus h130 helicopter)
  • Lunch at the Skylon Tower’s Revolving Dining Room
  • Admission to Skylon Tower Observation Deck
  • Journey Behind the Falls” tour
X not included
  • Transport to and from Toronto
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • English
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Meeting Point

Pickup included

Pickup and drop-off are only available from any address on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. Pickup is not provided from the U.S. side of Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, or Toronto. If you are staying on the U.S. side, you can walk across Rainbow Bridge (5 minutes), where a pickup can be arranged.

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Helicopter Ride

Fly directly above the falls and the whirlpool rapids and enjoy the breathtaking birds-eye views.

Niagara Cruise

Experience the power of Niagara Falls up close on the Hornblower Niagara Cruise boat ride.

Journey Behind the Falls

Enjoy the “Journey Behind the Falls” tour for a behind-the-scenes look at the Horseshoe Falls.

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FAQ – Helicopter Ride Niagara Falls

Can you fly a helicopter over Niagara Falls?

Yes! If you want to discover Niagara Falls in the most exciting and unforgettable way, going on a helicopter ride is the perfect option!

How much is a helicopter ride over Niagara Falls?

The price of a Niagara Falls Helicopter ride depends on the option you decide to book. To help you save your time and get the best value for your money, we have already found the best Niagara Falls Helicopter Tour for you! All you have to do is book it right away!

How long is the Niagara Falls helicopter tour?

The helicopter rides above the Niagara waterfalls take around 5 hours, weather permitting.

Are helicopter tours worth it?

Although a helicopter ride is not the cheapest way to go sightseeing, it is definitely something that you will remember forever. All the stunning views and the exciting rush of a helicopter ride are something worth experiencing at least once in life. And there is no better place to do it than Niagara Falls State Park!

Is the Niagara Falls helicopter tour safe?

A helicopter tour of Niagara Falls is extremely safe. All of the helicopters that operate for the Niagara Falls Tours are meticulously maintained and are operated strictly by pilots with many years of experience.
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Good to know before you go

  • When the boat cruise is not operating during the winter months, admission to Niagara’s Fury and the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory will be substituted.
  • This is a small-group tour that consists of approximately 6 people.
  • Visitors can purchase souvenirs from a number of gift shops on-site.
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The best way to experience the beauty of Niagara Falls!

Spectacular tour! The helicopter ride was amazing! The pilot made sure we got excellent views of Niagara Falls from both sides of the helicopter. Our tour guide was amazing as well, and he gave us a lot of information about the area. Highly recommend booking this tour!


A must-do tour!

We weren’t sure about going on a Niagara helicopter ride, but I am so glad we decided to book this tour! We enjoyed the entire experience from start to finish! Our guide, Hannah, was absolutely wonderful and ensured that everyone had a great time. 10/10 experience!


Don’t miss this spectacular experience!

Book this tour now and enjoy a helicopter ride & a boat trip on Niagara!

  • Skip the line access
  • Live tour guide
  • Pickup included
  • Small group
  • Best value for money!

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