The Maid of the Mist is a famous boat tour that takes visitors on a journey to the base of the American Falls and Horseshoe Falls, which are two of the most breathtaking waterfalls in the world.
The Maid of the Mist boat tour starts on the American side of Niagara Falls, at the bottom of the observation tower in Niagara Falls State Park.
The entire Maid of the Mist boat tour lasts approximately 20-30 minutes, with about 10 minutes spent in the vicinity of the falls.
Visitors are advised to wear comfortable clothing and shoes that can get wet. Ponchos are provided for the tour.
Yes, the Maid of the Mist boat tour is safe, as long as you follow the instructions provided by the crew and remain seated throughout the tour. Life jackets are also provided to all passengers.
The Maid of the Mist boat tour is available from early May to late October and runs from morning to evening. There is no specific "best" time of day to take the tour, as the falls are equally stunning at all times of day.
The Maid of the Mist tour is accessible for visitors with disabilities. Wheelchairs are available for rental at the experience departure point.
The Maid of the Mist tour operates from April/May to October/November, depending on weather conditions.
Yes, visitors are allowed to take pictures and videos on the Maid of the Mist tour, but they should ensure that their cameras are protected from the water spray.