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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.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“horseshoe falls” (455 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Prospect Point, Niagara Reservation State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 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 2 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 4 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 4 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

1  Thank hiral h
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Reviewed 5 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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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Maid of the Mist was absolutely gorgeous! My family of 3 and I enjoyed the the boat ride to the falls. They provided ponchos that were large enough to keep our clothes dry. I recommend you bring sandals cause your feet will get wet. We...More

Thank lushjunkie
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great time with my family on the Maid of the Mist! The lines were extremely well managed and the wait time was not long. I do think that’s because of the time of the year, so consider that. The experience was immersive! The...More

Thank Heather A
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The 20 minute tour was well organized and so worth the view!! Ponchos are given before boarding the boat; and they recycle them at the end!! Highly recommend!!

Thank Elyse R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you visit Niagara Falls, you have to do this! You can feel the power of the falls. The boat sits for a while at the bottom of the falls. You will get wet, even with the poncho. It's a blast!

Thank itravel7772016
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Grace827
June 23, 2018|
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Response from kwhales2015 | Reviewed this property |
No. After ticket booth it’s first come. Line mives quickly though.
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Frankie C
June 19, 2018|
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Response from winchesterman | Reviewed this property |
The Maid of the Mist operates from the USA side of the Falls so if that’s where you’re based, you don’t need a passport. But you will need documentation if you’re crossing from Canada.
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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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