A great photo of the Maid of the Mist passing by the American Falls.
The Maid of the Mist in Niagara Falls is the perfect selection if your wanting to get up close and private with one of the most significant exhilarating experiences inside the globe. We mean "Up Close"!
This kind of popular boat trip attraction will thrill the entire family. From the time you board one of the largest boats capable of carrying nearly 600 visitors to the point where you get so near to the Falls that you're totally surrounded in its mist, the entire ride is certain to thrill.
As one of the preferred locations for guests these days, the Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls has been in operation in one way or yet another because as far back as 1834. Back then it was mainly utilized as a ferryboat to carry people across the river until the first international border bridge was designed.
There is lots of history connected to the Maid of the Mist, from a big fire in 1955 that destroyed the docks to several rescues that rescued the lives of people held in the turbulent waters near the Falls.
The ships themselves take passengers from the boarding docks at the rivers edge not far from Clifton Hill and takes them close enough to the Horseshoe Falls that they're encompassed within the mist and can hear nothing at all other than the thundering roar of the water as it falls and slams into the mighty Niagara River.
The Maid of the Mist operates from both the American and Canadian sides of the river and are open seasonally starting sometime in April and ending in October. Dates are dependent upon weather and ice conditions of the River.
If you are wanting to take the Maid of the Mist Niagara expedition in the course of your go to, call before your travel date to see if they're operating.
Prices: Adults - $15.60 Canadian Children (6-12 years) - $ 9.57 Canadian
Hours of Operation: Hours vary depending on the season but generally the tours operate between 9 am to 7:15 pm during the summer and finish at 5:45 pm in Spring and Fall.