Watching Niagara Falls closely is thrilling and if you are planning to visit the Niagara Falls, booking Niagara Falls boat tours is a good idea in your package. This is indeed a great opportunity to get wet in the beautiful Niagara waters.

What is The Maid of the Mist boat ride?

The Maid of the Mist ride starts April to May of every year and ends in October. The boat is scheduled every 15 minutes into the Niagara River and anyone can take the ride easily, not waiting more than 15-20 minutes.

The boat measures about 80 feet long, has 350-horse power engines that allow the boat to travel against the powerful current of the river. Also, the boat can accommodate a maximum of 600 passengers at a time on a single trip. There are total 2 boats for the Maid of the mist ride. The Maid of the Mist ride can be taken from the US side of the Niagara Falls from New York State.

The Maid of the mist ends at the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, Canada.

What is the Hornblower Niagara Cruise?

The Hornblower Niagara Cruise starts from the Canadian side of the Niagara Falls. This boat ride is almost similar to the US Maid of the mist ride and does not take more than 15 to 20 minutes.

When you are booking the Hornblower Niagara Cruise ride online, the tour agents offer discount coupons or promo codes for you and your family so that you may utilize the best discount on the ride.

Since the Niagara Falls tour is one of the most memorable one for the visitors, they should make sure they include the Niagara Falls boat tour as well in their tour itinerary.

On the Canadian side, you can book the sunset cruise or Falls Illumination Cruise or Falls Fireworks Cruise or you can book all three. All these are timed from 5 to 40 minutes.

How Does The Boat Rides Look?

The Maid of the mist from the US side or the Hornblower Niagara Cruise from the Canadian side, both boat rides look really thrilling. You can easily enjoy the breathtaking views of the Niagara Falls and can get the closest views of the Falls where the water drops keep falling on everyone who is on the boat.

You can view all the three waterfalls, the American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls, very closely from these boat rides, which is really a memorable experience of your lifetime.

The boat tour prices are competitively offered by both the US and Canadian tour operators with lots of combos and packages. Some tour agents also offer the boat rides as complimentary with the sightseeing tickets that are booked online.

Book your Boat Ride

We recommend you book your boat ride now either from the US side or the Canadian side and get the best offers from the best tour operators since these boat rides are worthy ones.

Author's Bio: 

There is so much to see and do in Niagara Falls. Every year millions of people from all over the world come to Niagara Falls to witness the spectacular natural wonder of the world.