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All about Whirlpool Jet!

"The genesis of Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours can be traced back to the summer of 1981.  I first witnessed the whitewater spectacle of the Niagara River gorge as a part of a whitewater kayaking expedition to Northern Ontario.  I can recall standing beside the towering waves in astonishment, wondering if I would ever have the opportunity to experience the rapids commonly referred to as the "Mount Everest" of whitewater rapids."

John Kinney – Owner & President
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours


Why Niagara?
The Niagara River collects all the water from the Great Lakes which amounts to about 20% of the world's fresh water.  Over the past 12,000 years, the turbulent currents of the immensely powerful Niagara Falls have carved out a 7-mile (11km) gorge on the lower Niagara.  Hundreds of thousands of gallons of water flow over t