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“Best in the Mist : You have to be there to see it.”
Review of Maid of the Mist

Maid of the Mist
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US$134.94*
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Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
Ranked #1 of 23 Tours in Niagara Falls
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
San Jose, California
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“Best in the Mist : You have to be there to see it.”
Reviewed 29 September 2011

This trip has 3 parts
1) Observatory tower : This gives fantastic views of Nigara falls from Top view, the Rainbow bridge that connects Canada and US. In the whole trip this is the most picturesque point and click as many memories as you can when you are still dry... :)

2) the Maid : Once you step out of the US land border in to the Maid boat, you have view points all around you. and as the maid takes its journey in to the horse shoe fall, you will experience the best of Niagara falls. you are surrounded by almost 270 degrees of falls around you and the mist fills the boat and you. and this is the best expefrience one can get in Niagara..

3) Below the falls:
After your trip, you can try to feel the chillness of niagara by walking towards the rocks at bottom of falls. there you experience the intensity with which the falls kiss the land..

Overall for the $$ the you pay, the experience you get is awesome...
If you are in Niagara, don's miss this..
If you are not in Niagara, its worth visiting for this (and cave of winds too :) )

Visited September 2011
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Brisbane, Australia
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“The best experience ever”
Reviewed 23 September 2011

We did the maid of the mist on a lovely september day. The whole experience is superb and well worth the money. Hundreds of great reviews can't be wrong !!

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Washington DC
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“You just can't miss this”
Reviewed 23 September 2011

You cannot go all the way to Niagara Falls and not take the boat ride. Yes, your hair and shoes will be wet, but it's one of those life experiences that's worth any momentary discomfort. Hint - tie the slicker between your legs at the hem to prevent additional splashing. And, walk up the steps along the falls when you're done. Why not?

Visited September 2011
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“Awe Inspiring”
Reviewed 21 September 2011

My husband & I arrived in the Niagara Falls area around noon, on a Friday in September, and we headed directly over to Maid of the Mist. There were minimal lines, and we zipped right through the process. We found the attraction to be well organized, very friendly staff, and everything ran very smoothly. Wearing the raincoat/poncho provided is a must, unless you like getting wet. It is actually a great little souvenir; however, we did not want to lug it around for the rest of the day, so we turned ours in when exiting the attraction. We found the boat ride well narrated, and very exciting, as they take you right next to the falls. The sheer volume of water flowing over the falls and the roar of the falls is just awe inspiring. We loved every minute of it!

Visited September 2011
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Eldorado, IL
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“5 Star Experience for all ages”
Reviewed 16 September 2011

Same trip from NY or Canadian Side. Well worth the time and money. Try to get on the upper deck right side of the boat for best views and experience.

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