Observation deck at Journey Behind the Falls in summer
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Journey Behind the Falls

The sound is like thunder; the sight is awe-inspiring! Take a journey deep below and behind the heart of Niagara, and stand in the mist where the mighty Horseshoe Falls tumbles from 13 storeys above! At Journey Behind the Falls, you'll experience the awesome spectacle of one-fifth of the world’s fresh water crashing down to the basin below. During summer daylight hours, over 2,800 cubic meters of water thunders over the brink every second, traveling 65 kilometers per hour!

You'll find Journey Behind the Falls at the brink of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, in the Table Rock Welcome Centre. Take an elevator down 45 metres (150 ft.) through bedrock to tunnels leading to the Cataract Portal and Great Falls Portal, one-third of the way behind the massive sheet of water.

Walk on to the Upper and Lower Observation Decks at the very foot of the Falls. In the spring and summer months, you'll receive a free souvenir biodegradable rain poncho as protection from the mist of the Falls.


Adult + tax
(13+ years)
Child + tax
(6-12 years)

Children 5 and under are FREE at all Niagara Parks attractions.

Spring/summer season admission (mid-April to mid-December, Adult: $16.95, Child: $11.00) in effect when the attraction's Lower Observation Deck is open. Date of rate change is weather dependent.

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Woman in yellow raincoat View of Horseshoe Falls on Journey Behind the Falls deck Wide angle shot of Journey Behind the Falls deck Horseshoe Falls from far back with Journey Behind the Falls below