Cave of the Winds, Niagara Falls

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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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  • What a fun experience! My 17 year-old daughter and I did this and it was fun. You can choose not to go up to the hurricane deck, which was in the falls and had lots of water dumping on you. It does ge...  more »
  • While not open in the winter months, this is a neat part of the Niagara Falls attraction complex. The experience on the Canadian side is, frankly, better. But don't miss the Cave of the Winds if you v...  more »
  • This is an absolute must do in Niagara Falls. If you do nothing else, do this. It is incredible to stand at the foot of this magnificent waterfall  more »
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  • You will given yellow jacket and will need to walk a little (need to climb few stairs as well) until you reach a spot where you will get wet completely. You will stand under waterfall and trust me it's an amazing experience. Do not carry anything in your pockets. It will take sometime to dry yourself.
  • When my sister and her friend came to visit, we took them to many attraction in Niagara Falls on the American side and she said that the Cave of the Winds was the best attraction. They give you a poncho and some foot-ware before you go in. You'll be glad that you have the poncho especially when you go up to the Hurricane Deck. It's a blast being right next to the falls and getting soaked, and you'll have a happy smile on your face due to the positive ions that get generated by the water crashing down onto the rocks. You can stay down there as long as you want so just relax and take lots of selfies for your friends back home and enjoy it. It’s an excellent attraction, and my sister said its one of the best ways to experience the falls.
  • Wet wetter wetter.... Huge splashes of water along with the mist gone through this attraction... We have to wait nearly an hour to enter the place. But worth the wait... They have given everything from jackets to slippers
  • Cave of the Winds popularly known as COW @ the Niagara Falls is an amazing place to be in...it takes one closer to the Falls. The experience of the falls is simply amazing and it is not at all fearful but surely is a thrilling experience with some great photo moments as a lifetime takeway with ur near & dear ones!
  • Another beautiful and right place to see the Niagara water falls, specially when in the sub zero temperature the snow covered park trees looks stunningly beautiful. In the freezing weather expect the temperature at the falls at least 15°-20° lesser than the city temperature. Need proper winter clothes, hat and hand gloves in winter weather.

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