Maid of the Mist


1 Prospect St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303

About Maid of the Mist

The Maid of the Mist, located at 1 Prospect St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303, is an iconic boat tour that offers visitors an unparalleled experience of one of the world’s most breathtaking natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Operating since the mid-19th century, the Maid of the Mist has become synonymous with Niagara Falls and is a must-visit attraction for anyone looking to experience the majesty and power of the falls up close.

The journey begins at the base of the towering Observation Tower, where passengers board the vessel clad in provided ponchos to protect against the mist. As the boat departs from the dock, guests are treated to stunning views of the American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls before heading into the heart of the mist surrounding the awe-inspiring Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side. Here, the roar of the falls is deafening, and the sight is unforgettable as water cascades down with immense force, enveloping the boat in a cool, refreshing spray.

The Maid of the Mist boats are specially designed to navigate the turbulent waters near the falls, ensuring a safe yet thrilling experience for all passengers. The boat ride offers an unparalleled vantage point, allowing guests to feel the power of the falls from a perspective that cannot be matched by viewing from the shore. The experience is both exhilarating and humbling, as one witnesses the sheer scale and natural beauty of the falls from such close proximity.

Throughout the years, the Maid of the Mist has undergone several upgrades and improvements, including the introduction of eco-friendly, all-electric boats, enhancing the sustainability of the operation while continuing to provide an unforgettable experience for millions of visitors from around the world.

The Maid of the Mist is not just an attraction but a historic symbol of Niagara Falls, embodying the spirit of exploration and adventure that the falls have inspired in visitors for generations. Whether basking in the sunshine or surrounded by the mist, a voyage on the Maid of the Mist is an essential part of the Niagara Falls experience, offering memories that will last a lifetime.

Niagara Falls Location

1 Prospect St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303