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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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9:00 am - 7:30 pm
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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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$135*
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Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
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$95*
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Niagara Falls Canadian Side Tour and Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
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$100*
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Classic All American Tour of Niagara Falls

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No need to book! Totally worth it.

We did go to see the falls on a Tuesday afternoon but it was still in the school summer break - we were unsure if it was necessary to book in advance or what the process is when... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did go to see the falls on a Tuesday afternoon but it was still in the school summer break - we were unsure if it was necessary to book in advance or what the process is when you arrive. We decided to risk it and it was a good call - you can quickly and easily buy tickets on... More 

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Thank Joshua B
Danbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best things we did at the falls. My wife who fears the water loved it.R really enjoyed the close-up of the falls.Would definitely go again. Thanks very happy

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It really is a fantastic experience. The views are fantastic! Except, of course, when you get so close to the Falls you can't see anything because of all the mist. And, that's when its the most fun!

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an amazing experience. You get a little wet, but it is worth the trip and the spectacular view.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an amazing boat ride. It only about a 10-20 minute boat ride, but it puts you right next to the falls. The pictures you're able to get, provided you can keep your camera dry, are amazing. The Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds Trip are two must do must see attractions at Niagara Falls.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unforgettable experience! Highly recommended. Loved the view. You would not see and feel this until you go with Maid of the Mist.

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Rockingham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When you visit the falls, you must sail aboard the Maid of the Mist to get an awe inspiring view of the power and beauty of this wonder of the world. The ride was smooth, th crew helpful and informative, and left me with memories I will carry with me forever.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You must take the boat ride to see the Falls in all their glory. We went midweek, so we bought ticket, and were able to board right away. It is a well spent hour.

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Penfield, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Maid of the Mist (or Hornblower on the Canadian side) is a "must-do" even though I have gone many times over the years. It didn't disappoint!

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Dilltown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a fantastic view of the majestic falls. The boat takes you to both falls and sits by the Canadian side for a few minutes while the mist gets everyone wet. We had a great time.

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