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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Prospect Point, Niagara Reservation State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-8897
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Maid of the Mist is in Niagara Falls State Park . First you can view the falls from up on the Observation Tower in which is in the park. Then you can take a Elevator ride down to the Maid of the Mist Were you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Animegoogie
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place it's a dream come true! Beautiful in all his beauty. Must see!!! Been there with family and we all enjoy

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lina J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lines were long but moved fairly quickly. Leaving and waiting for the elevator is a joke. It was a mass exit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikecsd007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No words can quite describe this amazing view. The staff for the maid of the mist were great, we took our 14month old too. And had an incredible day

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Expatmumandbaby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience to get up close to the falls! Maid of the Mist is worth the cost! So much fun! Bring your bikes to Niagra Falls! There are bike trails all around. We also rode our bikes to the whirlpool & hiked down...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Onemoremilegirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best ways to experience this natural wonder, to get a close up view of the falls from the boat, to feel the water spray..A truly enjoyable attraction & well worth the money plus the wait..

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NeomiDs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing boat trip and I can see why its so highly recommended. We got close the Falls (the poncho they give you to stay dry does help a bit) we were getting sprayed with the water and it was so much fun....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hollyisonholidayy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour of the falls you get so close be prepared to get wet as the wind from the falls just blows your poncho off your head but that is part of the excitement it’s just breathtaking a must for all travellers

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Judith L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very good but very short experience. It is a must try when in Niagara. However, you need to tighten your raincoats because you will be soaked through and through with the waterfall.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carjac0726
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on holiday with my brother, we brought my aunt on this attraction who lives half an hour away and had never been on it. It was absolutely fantastic. The attraction was well organised and the scenery was beautiful. It was a roasting hot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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January 13, 2019|
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Response from Tim R | Property representative |
The opening date each year depends on ice conditions in the river. It is very possible that the boats will be operating on April 24th.
January 13, 2019|
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Response from PSUFamilyof4 | Reviewed this property |
Their website says the opening day is determined by when there is no more ice flow on the river. By that date the I e should be long gone and they should be open.
December 27, 2018|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
The Maid of the Mist relies heavily on the weather, in the winter it is not a good idea to utilise the trip. As a result, the operators would not run the experience and would open the ride depending on the conditions... More