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Maid of the Mist

Prospect Point, Niagara Reservation State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
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Maid of the Mist-Since 1846. Trips depart every 15 minutes from Prospect Point, Niagara Falls State Park in Niagara Falls, New York. Tours are 20 minutes long. Take a ride to the base of Niagara Falls for an experience to remember. Souvenir rain ponchos are provided. The last day of the 2018 season will be Sunday November 4th.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (599 reviews)
“horseshoe falls” (455 reviews)
“the upper deck” (71 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Prospect Point, Niagara Reservation State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
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"boat ride"
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"horseshoe falls"
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"the upper deck"
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"blue ponchos"
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"canadian side"
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"american falls"
in 225 reviews
"getting wet"
in 117 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 86 reviews
"waterproof camera"
in 67 reviews
"take pictures"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 56 reviews
"visit niagara falls"
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"observation tower"
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"great pictures"
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"discovery pass"
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Reviewed yesterday

Maid of the Mist needs to invest in an industrial engineer to evaluate their line management and customer service. To start, there was no indication of how long the wait would be when we purchased our tickets. Then my husband and I looked for a...More

Thank Natalie H
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Reviewed yesterday

It is really thrilling to be this close to the falls. My wife and I have gone at least ten times. It's always as exciting as the first time. You really must do this.

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed yesterday

I was excited to go on this boat, I was excited to experience the beauty and majesty of the Falls up close and I WAS NOT Disappointed. The staff was amazing, friendly and knowledgeable. I don't know what I was expecting but nothing prepared me...More

Thank Gail G
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Your boat option if you are on the US side of the Falls. It has to be done, provides a great perspective from the water level, and gives you a close up to the big falls itself where otherwise you would only see from above....More

Thank mfcorral
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour took so close to the falls on the Maid of the Mist boat. We learned more about the area and got to see some sights. The best part was the Cave of Winds where we could feel the falls first hand on the...More

Thank Heathar B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Niagara Falls for a couple of days. Had to go on this historical boat trip. We were not disappointed. It’s so well organised and can cope and manage the hundreds of people that flock to do this trip daily. We arrived at 10 am...More

Thank PrestonpansGinger
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great experience! Loved the observation deck and how hyped up it got us before we boarded. The boat was great. We boarded around 10a on an overcast day. There were no lines whatsoever and we had the bottom back of the boat to ourselves. We...More

Thank MandaBem2
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the Must Visit Places in the world! Lot of indian restaurants nearby and don't forget to see indian flag while entering niagara park.

Thank MayankVishwakarma
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Niagara falls with my parents in June. The falls are magnificent and maid of the mist makes you experience its true beauty. The experience is totally worth it even if there are long lines (which may be huge, especially during long weekends). You...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to Niagara for the day from Toronto (an easy drive) and pre-booked Maid of the Mist, not knowing that there are now TWO companies who do this ride/cruise. So be aware: Maid of the Mist is from the USA side, and HORNBLOWER Cruises...More

3  Thank Mel1Sydney
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Grace827
June 23, 2018|
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Response from PrestonpansGinger | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I don’t think you can pre-book a slot, unless there’s a large group, but check with them directly. Really the trip is so well organised it runs like clockwork and the lines go down quickly. Go before 10.30 and... More
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Frankie C
June 19, 2018|
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
No! You board in the U.S. and return to the U.S. to unload. You never get off the boat in between. Have fun and enjoy!
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bert1717
June 14, 2018|
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Response from bernie680 | Reviewed this property |
You wear a poncho . Your dog sling could remain under the poncho but not sure if the dog would enjoy that very much. Without the poncho you and your dog would get very wet.
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