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Maid of the Mist

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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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
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Prospect Point, Niagara Reservation State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-8897
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Reviewed today

Is this the quintessential "tourist thing" to do at Niagara Falls? Yes - but do it anyway! The attraction operation is efficient; the staff is helpful and friendly. A narration playing on the trip to the falls cheerfully announces "This is Niagara Falls!" as the...More

Thank Beth T
Reviewed today via mobile

What an awesome experience,going near the horse shoe fall on a ship with mist around face.A wonderful view of the falls

Thank Alokmili77
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We absolutely loved this boat ride. My little one didn’t want to put on the cover so while the boat got close or the waterfall I was busy covering him so he doesn’t get too wet and didn’t get to take in the view as...More

Thank Tarams
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing and powerful. Well worth the money spent. We were in line less than 20 minutes and our boat loaded and on its way in less than 10. Not bad at all. It was great to see people from all backgrounds, smiling and laughing in...More

Thank Alyson L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Feel the force of the falls and experience the wonder of nature. This is a "must do" to experience what nature has to offer. For the full magnitude of the moment please put down the selfie sticks and enjoy. No water park in the world...More

Thank williamssharon52
Reviewed 3 days ago

With most schools back in session, we enjoyed all the park amenities on a beautiful 74• day. Warm enough to enjoy the mist shower on the boat ride and cool enough not to be hot in the rain parka's provided. Boats were leaving every 15...More

Thank mauhaus100
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An Absolute must if you're visiting Niagara Falls! Ponchos provided, boat ride gets you up close to the attraction, perfect activity with loved ones making special memories, take lots of pictures! The grounds and facilities are top notch, awesome views from the walkways, tower and...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My visit to the falls, especially The Maid Of The Mist ferry will be a memory I shall cherish and never forget. The only negative of this wonderful place is the Maid Of The Mist Store where I bought a couple of Maid Of The...More

1  Thank YunandJohn
Reviewed 5 days ago

Put on your poncho and go to the front of the boat! You will be within shouting distance of the magnificent booming waterfalls. The roar, the spray, the sight will be remembered always. 10,000 years of water, and predicted to last 10,000 more. A true...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time on the Maid of the Mist. if you go, try to be in the front of the line because the best place to see it is from left side of the upper deck. The boat does loop around for those...More

Thank Tricia L
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September 16, 2018|
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Response from Judy H | Reviewed this property |
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Response from JMAC2239 | Reviewed this property |
The web site might be the best for an answer .... time of year will be relevant ... from several visits - the earlier the better in that more folks do show up as the day wears on ... ENJOY11
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3 year olds are unpredictable... yes, a life jacket will give you peace of mind