Board the boat at the base of the Horseshoe Falls. From there, visitors will go on the "Journey Behind the Falls" to stand within the mists produced by Horseshoe Falls. Many other parts of Niagara Falls are included in this tour, such as the Upper Canadian Rapids, the Mighty Whirlpool, Lower Niagara River and Gorge, Table Rock House, and Queen Victoria Park. Also included on this tour is an excursion to the Skylon Tower, which offers a panoramic view of the Falls. The Maid of the Mist boat operates on a seasonal basis between May and October. This family friendly tour takes 30 minutes. Along with a guide on the boat, guests also receive ponchos. The tour is handicap accessible, and a gift shop is on site.
The Canadian side of Niagara Falls became a park in 1887. Between 20 to 30 million visitors a year come to the Falls. The Maid of the Mist boat, in various forms, has operated since 1846.
Get up close with one of the world's greatest natural wonders with the "Journey Behind the Falls."
While you're visiting Niagara Falls, take a morning tour of the spectacular attractions on the Canadian side of the falls. Highlights include an exhilarating ride aboard the famous Maid of the Mist boat at the base of the majestic Horseshoe Falls, and a trip up Skylon Tower for a birds eye view of the Niagara region.
The wet and wild cruise aboard the Maid of the Mist boat is legendary and operates seasonally (mid May to October)*. Outside the season you can take an amazing close-up "Journey Behind the Falls" to stand in the mist behind the thundering Horseshoe Falls.
Other highlights on the Niagara Falls tour include Canadian Horseshoe Falls, Table Rock House, Queen Victoria Park, Sir Harry Oakes Gardens, Upper Canadian Rapids, Lower Niagara River and Gorge, and the Mighty Whirlpool.
Please Note: This tour departs from Niagara Falls only, and is not available from Toronto.
*Operating dates of the Maid of the Mist are approximate and dependent on winter/ice conditions
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