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Erie Canal Cruises

800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY 13350-2261
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Lovely ride!

My husband and I took this cruise yesterday. It was great! The narration was educational and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bsuss
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Long Island, NY
Had a mule and her name was Sal...

This was such a pleasant, informative trip! Captain Dave was knowledgeable and friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hedyfc
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New York City, New York
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We offer many ways to enjoy the sights and sounds of a trip down the Erie Canal! Our most popular cruise is our sight seeing cruise. Daily sight seeing cruises are 90 minutes in length and travel east on the Erie Canal through Lock 18, raising and...more
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Hours Today: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY 13350-2261
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"captain jerry"
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"minute cruise"
in 16 reviews
"informative cruise"
in 14 reviews
"great cruise"
in 19 reviews
"boat ride"
in 38 reviews
"great history lesson"
in 8 reviews
"upstate new york"
in 9 reviews
"canal history"
in 10 reviews
"local history"
in 8 reviews
"great afternoon"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 8 reviews
"spend an afternoon"
in 8 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
in 20 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 9 reviews
"crew"
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"narration"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I took this cruise yesterday. It was great! The narration was educational and entertaining, and Captain Dave was friendly and interesting. We had a very good lunch at the waterfront restaurant. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a pleasant, informative trip! Captain Dave was knowledgeable and friendly and answered all of our questions. Going through Lock 18 made it easy to understand how locks work and our group came away with a deep understanding of how important the Erie...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

We totally enjoyed our time on the cruise. We will definitely recommend this adventure to our friends and family.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The Captian guides you on this beautiful voyage. Telling the history as you travel to the lock. The lock is an exciting experience that all enjoy. Always enjoy the cruise when an event is in progress. Lots and lots of fun!

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We took an afternoon boat cruise during the week, so it wasn't real busy. Captain Dave gave a great history lesson while pointing out sites along the river. We've been boating for over 45 years, but have never been through a lock before. It was...More

Thank capt38
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I found the cruise very informative and interesting - never experienced anything like it. The boat was comfortable Thank you

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Late September cruise. The weather was perfect. Captain was very knowledgeable with a great personality.

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Thank Julie G
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Very interesting boat ride through one of the original locks on the Erie Canal. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. The crew well trained and shared a lot of history and information of the Erie Canal and other waterways in the US. I would...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Great experience riding the canal with history talks and lock experience. I recommend for all. On a chilly we were on the small boat and sat outside upfront. We worth the chill.

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Thank Jack S
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Great 90 minutes - excellent crew - an interesting history lesson with plenty of humor and it is fun going down and up on the canal

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sjmerlin
18 September 2017|
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Response from tetrisz54 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
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jdelo121
20 March 2017|
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Response from Brian P | Reviewed this property |
Per website: • Daily Cruise schedule varies by day, click on "Book online" above or call 315-717-0077 for our schedule. erie canal cruises. COM go to tickets section For Example, the schedule of rthe sightseeing cruise this... More
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WabdaMarie
22 July 2016|
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Response from I4traveling | Reviewed this property |
I think that they are. I would give them a call just to be sure.
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