Nothing gets you closer to the American and Horseshoe Falls as the world renowned Maid of the Mist boat tours. The Maid of the Mist operates in exclusively in Niagara Falls, New York; and Hornblower Niagara Cruises operates from the Ontario, Canada side of the Falls.
For a thrilling 30 minutes you’ll experience the magnitude and magnificence of the Falls thundering down from the water below. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience that is sure to rock your boat!
Debuting in 1846, the Maid of the Mist is North America’s oldest tourist attraction. Ridden by dignitaries and celebrities such as Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbechev and Brad Pitt, a visit to the base of the falls is a priority for all who visit the region.
All passengers are given a recyclable poncho to keep clothing dry, as they are exposed you to a extraordinary experience that can only be described as awe-inspiring.
Maid of the Mist tours run from April to October each year depending on the weather conditions. Boats can be boarded from either the Canadian or American side of the Falls, every 15 minutes during peak season.
You can’t consider a trip to Niagara complete, without a ride on the Maid of the Mist.