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Maid of the Mist

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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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We went on this as part of our tour and got wet, surprise surprise!! Up close and personal especially with the Canadian Falls was an amazing experience. There was even some snow... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Rotonda West, Florida
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Rotonda West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We went on this as part of our tour and got wet, surprise surprise!! Up close and personal especially with the Canadian Falls was an amazing experience. There was even some snow by the base of the falls even though it was quite warm. Definitely worth doing.

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Byron, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you can get a view of the falls the sight is amazing but they cram you in until you are shoulder to shoulder. It's hard to see anything with all the "selfie sticks" and many rude people who don't have any common courtesy, they squeeze in front of you and then get the rest of the family in front... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I think it's a great ride up to the falls, where it stops and hags out really close to the falls for an up close experience. AT that point you will be pretty much drenched from the water spraying from the falls. But that's the fun of it. I recommend it if you have a young family. Kids will definitely... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Excellent value and what a view, be prepared to get wet... Loved it! No queues when we went on a Tuesday, only downside is $10 to park.

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Loveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We 100% enjoyed this great boat ride into the mist of the falls. It was outstanding and so beautiful to see. Rain give is given to you for covering your clothes. You DO get WET! But it's part of the thrill and fun. A must see if you go to visit Niagara Falls. Well worth the cost to take this... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Prepare to be soaked, but worth every second. To get so close to the falls and feel the power and hear the roar of the water is amazing.

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

you cannot go to Niagara Falls NY or Canada and see the falls up close. There are boats available from the Canadian and American side to take you right into the falls.

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Parma, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Experience the original Falls boat ride, the one your mom and grandparents were on. Dress warmly, its cold and wet down there, so what. The MOTM takes you along the American Falls, note the flock of sea birds, and "stops" in the whirlpool below the horseshoe falls. The sounds of water power are all around. Fun for all ages, keep... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We were in Niagara falls apr 30 and may 1st, previous to our trip I saw that the maid of the mist will be open until late may, lucky us that the weather was so great that they opened on may 1st ! great experience, we took great pics from the observatory first and then enjoy the ride in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

You will not regret this unless you don't like being on the water. This is fun and a great experience!! You are taken right into the middle of falls but not into the falling water. You will get soaked from the mist. They will even give you a poncho. Don't be a goob put the poncho on!!

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