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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  • The side view was great / stay at the bottom. The two portals behind the waterfall were very small (2.5m wise?) - but amazing to realize you’re actually behind a waterfall  more »
  • As seen from the tunnel falls outside certainly can go on the other side sees white water curtain. Watching from the observation deck is only next to the waterfall is a waterfall flowed from on.
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  • This was pretty awesome. Buy the Niagara Parks combo online and save. Try to go when not so busy. We went on our 30th anniversary and it was July 2nd. Canada day made this super busy and took us an ho...  more »
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  • This is an amazing attraction! We choice it because we wanted to see the falls up close. It was definitely a great choice. The elevator takes you down several feet in which you enter a tunnel that lead you to the opening behind the Falls. The views are awesome. You will get wet from the mist , but you get a rain poncho to put on before your adventure- it helps. You are not rushed ,so you can fully enjoy yourself. They offer pictures at the end - which you can purchase or not. It was not to expensive and well worth it.
  • Beautiful scenery! Wear comfortable shoes the floor is a bit slippery! To hear the falls roar was just beautiful. It feels so surreal! So beautiful! Breathtaking! Enjoy the view! Do not rush hang around ! Take many pictures
  • I love trying out new experiences but this is definitely something I would not recommend to anyone at all. Journey Behind the Falls is nothing special but just a way to lose $20. The staff is great and all but the actual view is nothing special, you don’t have much of an advantage going down the tunnels, the free view from above is the same. In retrospect, I paid $20 for a poncho that didn’t help since there wasn’t much mist coming at all. I went at night and got to see the lights change which I also got to see without spending money. I definitely don’t recommend Journey Behind the Falls, I wish I spent money on Maid of the Mist instead.
  • Very nice walk but very busy. We went in morning around 11 which is what we booked for but no one ever checked our time or our booking. Beautiful views of the falls. You end up beside them and have a breathtaking view of them. You won’t get too wet, at least we didn’t in the end of July but that could be different depending on the Weather and temperatures. Beautiful.
  • Definitely reccomend the journey behind the falls for first timers! You get to see behind the falls which is pretty cool but the best part is going outside and being right by the falls. It's definitely better doing it on the Canadian side though as the falls have a better view. You could do the boat experience but it would be more difficult because there are so many people packed on the boat and you don't get to choose how long to stay.
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