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Maid of the Mist

Niagara Reservation State Park at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-8897
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Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air
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Ranked #2 of 25 Activities in Niagara Falls
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Owner description: Maid of the Mist-America's Most Monumental Experience Since 1846...
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Activities: Group tours/day tour
Owner description: Maid of the Mist-America's Most Monumental Experience Since 1846. Trips depart every 15 minutes from Prospect Point, Niagara Falls State Park in Niagara Falls New York. Take a ride to the base of Niagara Falls for an experience to remember. Souvenir rain ponchos are provided. Opening date depends on ice conditions. Trips run until October 31st.
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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The experience of feeling the falls upclose was truly amazing. The ponchos were bad though. Luckily for us we did not have to wait in a long queue .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Ooooooh there comes the mist!!! It was a beautiful and thrilling experience that you can't miss. We were so close the the falls that water sprayed all over our ponchos. Definitely worth it (but start on the Canadian side)

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I was here over a year ago with my children. Sooo much fun to go to the "bottom" of the falls and "feel" the roar and tremble of the water and earth! This is an experience of a lifetime. There are few other places I've been to even compare with this fantastic tour. Getting "misted" in the face....seeing the power... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The whole falls experience is breathtaking and worth the visit. When you get up close it is even more unbelievable. Better on a hot summers day if you are doing the Maid of the Mist since the chilly water and ice cuts right to the core. One positive in the winter is the ice adds to the beauty.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Can't believe how close they get you to the falls. The power of the water is amazing. Brilliant photo opportunities.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Really a very worthwhile experience. Make sure you wear the raincoats provided because you do get wet, very wet if at the front particularly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

I have been all over the world, and still I must say this was one of the best, most memorable things I have ever done. I can't explain or define the experience in enough words to do it justice. Definitely a MUST DO at Niagara Falls!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

have done this twice, I think it's a great experience and a unique view of the falls and yes, you'll get a bit wet but how often can you get so close to two great falls

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I'd always wanted to go to the falls (and trust me it's worth it) and if I'm honest there is little point of going to the falls and not doing maid of the mist. You get some amazing views of the falls but when you get to the horse shoe falls, you start to realise just how amazing force of... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It's a good attraction, and makes for a great view of both the american and the horseshoe falls. Not as good as the Cave of the Winds, but basically, it's something you have to experience at least once!

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