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Maid of the Mist

Prospect Point, Niagara Reservation State Park at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-8897
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Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
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Niagara Falls Canadian Side Tour and Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
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Niagara Falls American-Side Tour with Maid of the Mist Boat Ride
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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. 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 2017 season will be Sunday November 5th. Operations will resume in the spring.
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“boat ride” (571 reviews)
“horseshoe falls” (411 reviews)
“the upper deck” (70 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Prospect Point, Niagara Reservation State Park at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Whole tour in the spacious boat is about 30 mins or so. But the experience will stay for life. Boat starts down stream and move up, passing American falls and then turns back about a 100 feet from horse shoe falls. Even at that distance...More

Thank KGSL100
Reviewed November 7, 2017

I was on the Maid of the Mist just a while ago and it was absolutely AMAZING! My whole family had tons of fun. I was completely amazed by how high and beautiful it was. Its absolutely a must for everyone. The tickets are not...More

Thank Alisa W
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Great experience! But boy do you get wet! Seeing how we went in November it was quite cold. You get a raincoat but it doesnt keep you real dry...we were soggy all day.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Loved seeing the Falls from the Canadian and US side in both the AM and PM. Definitely worth doing Maid of the Mist. Also, stayed at a Hampton that was walkable to the US Falls so everything was convenient. We did Maid of the Mist...More

Thank Lora B
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Expected to wait in line but it was quiet so we were straight in. Staff member as we boarded was great and full of life, obviously enjoyed his job very much. The boat ride itself was lovely, can't believe how close you get to feel...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed November 6, 2017

As you descend to the dock to get on the ferry for the quick ride around the falls, you will feel puny in contrast to the huge rocks around you as well as the mountain side where the elevator is descending from. Everything from that...More

Thank Jules L
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We were able to get on one of the last rides of the season, and it was breathtaking! We got ponchos to keep us dry from the "mist" and the boat wasn't too crowded! Great experience for families, couples or any traveler.

Thank JC P
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Youve got to get down to the bottom of the falls and get drenched! Nice boat ride to get up close and personal with the falls.

Thank Corrie M
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Amazing! You go right into the Canadian horseshoe falls and up close to the American falls. It's a bit wet and windy, but you must do it!

Thank Alex T
Reviewed November 5, 2017

We stayed on the Canadian side of the Falls but had in our plans to walk over the Rainbow Bridge to see the parks and views from that side. (DON'T miss doing that if you are on the Canada side!) It's a different perspective. We...More

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Sidra A
November 9, 2017|
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Response from ChrisandTony65 | Reviewed this property |
it's best to go on the Maid of the Mist website and check their hours of operation. There is definitely Limited hours during the off-season but I don't know if they close entirely in the winter
Sidra A
November 9, 2017|
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Response from KGSL100 | Reviewed this property |
5th November for this year, according to their website. You may have to wait till they re-open next year.
Emily W
October 25, 2017|
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Response from Newyorkerpinay | Reviewed this property |
In the platform around the docking area there is a washroom. Before you reach the boat there will be a view deck make sure to check that too.