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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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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” (585 reviews)
“horseshoe falls” (451 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Prospect Point, Niagara Reservation State Park at Prospect Point, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-8897
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Reviewed 5 days ago

this was awesome they give you a rain coat but that does not stop you from getting wet we stood at the front of the boat and got drench.it was worth it to experience the falls that up close

Thank sandygb03
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Maid of the Mist goes right into the heart of one of the world’s most amazing natural wonders in the world. A truly unforgettable experience of seeing 600,000 gallons of water falling right before your eyes.

Thank LoveIStanbul365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Pennsylvania for our nieces wedding and decided to make a quick day trip. This was on my bucket list. We took our 15 y/o grandson with us. We had a wonderful time. Everyone should experience the beauty and wonder of this majestic...More

Thank dukegal05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not seen anything that comes close to the power and volume of this waterfall! And to think that we are only looking at 50% of the potential water that could be passing this way! To be on a boat that takes you right...More

Thank Dimitrivaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are not usually ones to do the super "touristy" things but we LOVED this. It's not too expensive and before you get in line for the ship you can walk along the observation deck and take some great photos. We went...More

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great experience, you get to walk out on the viewing platform and boat trip into the falls then walk up close to the American falls. Is great value for money. Does get very busy but you can generally get close to get...More

Thank redtedals
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome to get so close to the falls! You will get wet! Even tho they give out free ponchos its practically impossible to stay dry but its all part of the experience.

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't go to Niagara without doing this trip. Better than the Canadian side. We went as part of a Grayline tour that also included Cave of the Wind and a sightseeing tour. Great way to go. Highly recommend

Thank crankychic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can be better than seeing the falls from water? On American side you can do it by talking a boat "Maid of the Mist". It's one of the main attractions here. It was part of our Discovery Pass, but normally it costs 18$. Totally...More

Thank Anastasia E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's just awesome experience.. we cannot depict this nature's creation until someone visits n feel the thrill. Best time to go when skies are sunny and early morning ( to avoid the crowd ). Maid of the mist is must recommend place to visit.. and...More

Thank Tulipa007
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Sidra A
9 November 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
9 November 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
25 October 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.