Overview and What to Expect
Take a ride on the wild side with a thrilling 45- to 60-minute jet boat tour down the Niagara River. Adventure-seekers will revel in this ride through the river’s whitewater rapids, a must-have experience for those who love whitewater jet boats and the excitement they offer. Prepare to get really close to the water on the Wet Jet deck as the boat rumbles over and through Class 5 and 6 rapids. A safety orientation, led by a Coast Guard–certified captain, precedes this seasonal tour.
Arrive 45 minutes early to register, sign a participation agreement and attend a mandatory safety orientation. Then grab a poncho, some water shoes and a life jacket (because it’s going to get wet) and hop on board to find a seat on the Wet Jet deck, which can accommodate up to 12 people.
Take in the shoreline, beginning at beautiful and tranquil Niagara-on-the-Lake, and check out sites like Brock’s Monument and Fort Niagara before reaching the Class 5 Devil’s Hole Rapids, where things get really choppy. Hold on tight because it’s about to get even bumpier amidst the heart-pounding Class 6 rapids of the swirling Niagara Gorge. Then there are the captain’s thrilling 360-degree spins.
This adventure is about more than just thrills, however. Look around and appreciate the stunning scenery on this 18-mile journey. And learn about the history and geology of the majestic Niagara River while experiencing the excitement of playing in whitewater rapids. This Niagara jet boat tour is sure to be one of the most memorable experiences of any visit to Niagara Falls.
Please note: This tour is seasonal, operating from May through to October.