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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
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Estoril, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I love d to go to this tiny ship and see the falls so near from me, but... i was expecting smething more interesting. The ship was too crowded and if you don't get a good place to take some pictures, or if are are not very tal, you will loose a bit of it. But it's a must do... More

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

if you want to se the falls close up and personal then do this, it was great, got very wet, but worth it, the noise is unbelievable and the sheer size of it all,. dont miss it

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Amherst, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

So this was awesome! Bit of a wait to get onto the boat---and it was a little overcrowded---but man, those views, with the water from the falls splashing you right in the face, can't be beat. As soon as we rode I wanted to get right back on it, like a little kid. "Again, again!!" Note: I have no idea... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stopped at the Maid of the Mist on our way from Pittsburgh to the Canadian side of the falls. There were hardly any other tourists there when we got there.. but as we waited for the next boat, a full tour bus of people showed up. We were second in line to get on the boat, but as the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I purchased the "Discovery Pass" in advance of visiting Niagara Falls. The 2014 price for the Pass is $38.50 while the 2015 Pass will be $38. The Pass includes The Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds, Aquarium of Niagara, Niagara Adventure Theater, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center and free rides on the New York Niagara Falls State Park trolley.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

If you go to the Niagra Falls, you must go on the Maid of the Mist. It is the only authentic way to experience the falls. Make sure to take the free plastic cover that they offer you as you go on the boat. You get absolutely soaked, but it feels amazing - you just don't care if you get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A visit to Niagara is not complete without a boat trip on Maid of the Mist. Putting you right in the middle of the horseshoe fall, with the water cascading all around you, the speaker on the boat proudly announces, "THIS, IS THE NIAGARA FALLS". Corny as this might be, it sent a chill down my spine - a memorable... More

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