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Erie Canal Cruises

800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY 13350-2261
+1 315-717-0350
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History with fun

I have read a lot on the Erie Canal but it all becomes fresh when you are actually there. You have... read more

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rnrichm40
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Syracuse, New York
Peaceful, informative, beautiful

Great trip for educational purposes and for a Sunday afternoon. Well run. Lot of history. Very... read more

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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 lowering vessels over 20 feet! Pass by the Fort Herkimer Church, one of the oldest in the state. Hear an award-winning narration about the past, present and future of the Erie Canal. Sight seeing cruises offered 7 days a week from mid-May through Columbus Day. Join us on a specialty cruise! Welcome on board a Living History Cruise to the Historic Herkimer Home, "Rock the Lock" on a Friday Night Party Cruises, laugh all the way down the canal on a Comedy Cruise or relax and enjoy a Canal Nations sunset cruise!
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY 13350-2261
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"boat ride"
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"interesting trip"
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Reviewed yesterday

I have read a lot on the Erie Canal but it all becomes fresh when you are actually there. You have to be there to really know how nice it is to tread along history's wake. Here is where Split Rock made its mark for...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great trip for educational purposes and for a Sunday afternoon. Well run. Lot of history. Very enjoyable.

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John C, Public Relations Manager at Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed your cruise with us!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a pleasant, relaxing boat ride as we learned about the history, purpose, and construction of the Eerie Canal.

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Thanks for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed your cruise with us!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great tour! Learned a lot about the area and the boat ride was fun. I would recommend this to trip to anyone visiting the area.

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Thanks for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed your cruise with us!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The crew was very knowledgeable, the gift shop had merchandise from numerous local attractions. The only down side is the restaurant only serves a dinner menu on Sunday.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Crew was excellent. Knowledgeable, friendly, and enjoyable. Price was reasonable! Length of time was perfect!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I took our grand kids on this tour, my grandson age 8 was the first to "captain the ship" and had at least 100 questions that Captain Jerry patiently answered and even our 11 year old grand daughter thought that it was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Entertaining and informative for adults and children. Refreshments available. Very comfortable indoor and outdoor viewing/seating areas.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my parents and friends with me on this cruise. It was so comfortable and relaxing for everyone. Everyone was very kind and helpful. The Narrator of the cruise was also great. It just made it better to know the history surrounding the area....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful informative great for all ages! Captain Jerry...live an recorded...takes questions is a wealth of knowledge!!! Crew is fantastic too Inexpensive family fun to be enjoyed bye all!!

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loretta p
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Donald R/Carol ... B | Reviewed this property |
The cruise port is about 7 or 8 miles from the KOA. We were able to book the cruise during the week on the night before.
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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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