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Address: Niagara Reservation State Park at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Phone Number: +1 716-284-8897
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Activities: Group tours/day tour
Description: Maid of the Mist-America's Most Monumental Experience Since 1846. Trips...
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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Great View Below the Falls

They Falls look so much bigger riding just beside them on the Niagara River. very nice veiw but rememeber to wear your Rain Poncho you will get wet!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Welland, On CANADA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

They Falls look so much bigger riding just beside them on the Niagara River. very nice veiw but rememeber to wear your Rain Poncho you will get wet!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

If you visit Niagara Falls i recommend the Maid of Mist Tour an Amazing experience, I was on the American side of The Falls so no need for a visa, you get given a waterproof poncho as you get drenched but it was warm so felt good, take pictures relatively quick as a few pictures I took were blurry especially... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I have visited the maid of the mist twice. It is simply breathtaking, you should not miss it if you are in Niagara National State park. All the activities are simply awesome staring from the gangway to the boat ridings. Once the boat started moving thrills become double. You see the falls so closely, you become speechless. More you go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Awesome experience. Takes you very close to the waterfalls. Lot of water spray. You will be given plastic coats. Cover your cameras to save them from the spray.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A half hour boat ride that is reasonably priced. The impact that it has is powerful, you do not realize the rage of the falls until you are 150 away at the base. A must see and to me the #1 attraction in the falls.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I can't begin to describe what an incredible experience it is to be on the Maid of the Mist (in the iconic blue poncho) getting soaked wet through, being so close to the falls and hearing the roar of the water cascading down in front of you. It is breathtaking. The falls are just so beautiful and as soon as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I did this as a 6 year old girl with my mom, and came back to bring my 12, 8 and 7 year old children. They LOVED it. Who wouldn't love being taken to the edge of millions of gallons of water tumbling over a cliff down towards you? It's expensive for how long you are on the boat, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you travel all the way to the falls then you would be crazy to miss this. You get your blue waterproof ponchos as you get on the boat and then head off towards the falls. The American Falls first which are spectacular and some great photo opportunities. The water spray is minimal. But as you progress towards the horseshoe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The boat trip really gives you a feeling of the power of the Falls. You board on the American side and you set out to the Canadian Falls and pass the,American Falls. There is no Visa needed. The boat gets a bit packed in the summer when we were there but we had fun. You get good pictures of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Truly fantastic. Be prepared to get wet, but don't miss it. Gives an outstanding idea of the power of the falls. Puts things in perspective.

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