Niagara Falls Journals

Cave of the Winds

A July 2008 trip to Niagara Falls by weeblewobble46

Cave of the Winds Tour Photo, Niagara Falls, New York More Photos
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Cave of the Winds

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Luna Island Photo, Niagara Falls, New York
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Goat Island is the only place on the Niagara Falls where you can really feel the force and power of the millions of gallons of water that flow over the edge every day. It is the home of the Cave of the Winds tour. You can also get mere feet from the edge of the falls and realize the true height of this wonder of Nature.Take the tour and then walk the Island. The parking fee is nominal and allows you the full range of the island.Quick Tips: Wear comfortable shoes. The paths are paved and are easy to walk, even on the hills. Don't be embarrassed by the sandals. Everyone who wants to take the tour must wear them - it is a safety factor - albeit an unfashionable one....Read More

Cave of the Winds Tour

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Cave of the Winds Tour Photo, Niagara Falls, New York
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Where can you stand under a huge waterfall? At the Cave of the Winds on Goat Island in the middle of the Niagara River.Before you enter the tour you are given a pair of sandals, a plastic poncho and a plastic bag. The poncho will keep you dry when you are at the base of Bridal Veil Falls. The sandals will help you keep your grip on the slippery decking and the plastic bag will keep your shoes and socks dry (especially if you tie it to your belt loops and keep it under your poncho.The tour of the Cave of the Winds no longer takes you through the cave that originally gave the tour it's name. That cave collapsed many years ago. Today's tour is entered by taking an elevator th...Read More

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Cave of the Winds Tour
Base of the American Falls
Niagara Falls, New York 14303
(716) 278-1730