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Maid of the Mist

Address: Niagara Reservation State Park at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Phone Number: +1 716-284-8897
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Niagara Falls Day Trip from New York by Air
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Ranked #2 of 27 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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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We all thought that this boat trip was by far the best way to see both the falls in all their glory! You will get wet, but it was worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The best Falls experience -- this was the second trip to Niagara and both times Maid of the Mist provided an excellent experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Less than twenty bucks and worth ten times more! One thing to be sure...wear the disposable rain coat! One guy used an umbrella...HA HA!!! Boy did he learn a hard lesson!! The wait isn't long because the boats leave every twenty minutes or so and they are packed full, although not so much that you feel crowded. Plenty of opportunities... More 

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Latham, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was by far the only thing I actually enjoyed in Niagara. The lines to get on are a little long, but once on, find yourself a spot at the rails and get blown away! Literally! The power and force of the falls is SO amazing, it took my breath away. I couldn't stop smiling - which made me instantly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A must do when in Niagara Falls. The boat ride was safe and were so close to the falls! The falls itself was beautiful!! An absolute must do when visiting Niagara

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Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My Niagara Falls journey would definitely not have been complete without experiencing a ride, up close and personal with the falls, on Maid of the Mist! It is an incredible experience… words can't do it justice!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We went on the Maid of the Mist on a particularly windy day so the Maid of the Mist really lived up to it's name. Fortunately our group leader had provided us with bags to put our valuables and they were a life saver as they would've been soaked otherwise. Couldn't really see much when we got right up close... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It was spectacular. I can still feel the moist and growling noise. They took the boat very close to the falls so that we can see nothing but fog.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My partner and I went and it was gorgeous! He had been several times in his youth but I had not. I was so excited to see this. We purchased tickets online and still had to wait in the long line. You would think there was some provision for those who prepaid. But it was more than I had expected... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Beautiful, misty, impressive. Had a great time wearing our rain ponchos, and still getting wet. Some tourist traps are tourist traps FOR A REASON. We went to Niagara years ago and did not take the kids on the boat ride - we always regretted it. Glad we did this time.

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