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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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. Tours run until November 6th.

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We loved it, it's definitely something we would do again. The water beautiful and you get great pictures. This a definitely a must try if your going to the falls!

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved it, it's definitely something we would do again. The water beautiful and you get great pictures. This a definitely a must try if your going to the falls!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This boat ride was so amazing. If you're not afraid to get wet go right up to the bow if possible. They take you right up to the falls and the amount of water that hits you is just so incredible. I could barely keep my eyes open. After the boat ride, there is a free staircase that you can... More 

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wantagh ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The older kids loved being on the upper deck and getting soaked by the Falls. My youngest was a little nervous so I stayed with her on the lower deck- still got wet, but less intimidating. Great experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were given rain coats in the line which was unshaded and long but well worth the wait as we were taken under the falls and the boat stopped long enough for us to get really really wet and take lots of photos from both sides of The boat. Would do it again

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We parked away from the park since lots were full at noon on a Saturday Found area to buy tickets for maid of mist and observation tower only 3 ticket booths open with about 100 people in line each booth No shade to stand in. Took maybe 40 minutes to get to ticket office then a ride in crammed elevator... More 

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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an attraction that should be on everyone's bucket list! You will get very wet, sometimes even under the plastic poncho they provide. Bring a plastic bag (Ziploc style) to keep your passport, etc. dry. Prepare for your camera or phone also. You can get great shots as you pass the American Falls and approach the Horseshoe. It's hard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worth every penny. Cool experience with a pleasant crew and some really wet people. The best views in all of the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't worry if you don't make it on to the top level of the boat -- you might be wiser for avoiding it, and staying on the bottom because on top, there's NOWHERE TO HIDE from allllllll that water splashing down from the Falls, and after a while it gets too loud and annoying, not to mention it's almost impossible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Let's first get out of the way --yes it touristy, yes, there will be many people...So what--it's Niagara Falls - A Natural Wonder of The World--Get Over Yourself!! This is a Must Do if you are in the area--if you are not--make a special trip. I would suggest that you arrive early--be prepared to be herded like cattle..but remember --... More 

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If you are visiting on the US side only then you must do this! Best view from within the falls themselves. For some reason they didn't have a dedicated line for Discovery Passes (which we purchased online ahead of time to skip the line), which added 30minutes in the sun standing in the ticket line (that's why only 4 out... More 

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