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Maid of the Mist

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Address: Niagara Reservation State Park at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
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+1 716-284-8897
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09:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Maid of the Mist will open for the season on Saturday April 1st.

Maid of...

The Maid of the Mist will open for the season on Saturday April 1st.

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.

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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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Taking this boat tour was very easy. Just follow the signs, and you don't have to pay for the combo package advertised at the niagara falls visitor center, just keep walking... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
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Atlanta, Georgia
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Taking this boat tour was very easy. Just follow the signs, and you don't have to pay for the combo package advertised at the niagara falls visitor center, just keep walking to the maid of the mist ticket counter. It wasn't that long of a wait, so many ppl fit on a boat and the views are amazing. You do... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I loved the ride, you should be fast and go to the front of the boat, the ride gets more wonderful as you go towards the Canadian fall. The water splashes all over you. Its like heaven.

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Thank Gisoo P
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I've been many times, but first time on boat. Absolutely amazing. Friendly workers. Wonderful experience for my teen kids.

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth the price of admission to take this boat ride right up to the Falls. You will get wet, even with the nice provided poncho. Try to get up front and on the rail if you go; it will give you the best view. No way to schedule your ride or reserve a spot.

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Beersheba, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very intense and recommended attraction that give you the real feel of the power of the falls. I would recommend to take the 5 attractions deal include "cave of the winds", "made of the mist", "the niagara aquarium", "skylon tower observation deck", and 2 more visits in the visitors center. It will cost only 45$ and contains trolly transportation between... More 

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Sykesville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Long lines, no shade for the wait, if it is sunny, you'll get hot before the ship sails. Once you are out there though, expect cool winds, mist, and a few utter drenchings. The boat is packed, and you don't get a lot of choice as to where you end up, but if you are anywhere near the edge, you'll... More 

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Williamsville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

First of all, let me start by saying that I have grown up in the Buffalo/Niagara region and am very familiar with visiting Niagara Falls. Our grandchildren (ages 6 and 9 ) were visiting from out-of-town last week, and taking them on the Maid of the Mist was high on our list of things to do. We decided to so... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went on American side and it was worth it! It's just the best view of the falls and beautiful! Took the 6:45 boat so late in day with sunset creating beautiful rainbows!

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Despite the long que and average of 45-60 min waiting time in the que the Boat ride is worth it. This is something we have never witnessed. Would do it again when the kids grow up.

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Annandale, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Got our fancy poncho and got on the boat to ride toward the falls. Probably the best view of the Horseshoe Falls you'll get from the American side although sometimes the mist clouds it over. Great views. Happy for the poncho to help keep most of me dry. After the boat ride, there are some wooden steps that take you... More 

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