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Erie Canal Cruises

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Very Enjoyable

Took family on this cruise. One member of our group is handicapped and requires a wheelchair. It... read more

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jay S
Lexington, Kentucky
Glad We Did It

We took the 1:00 canal boat ride on Sept. 22. The weather cooperated and the ride was very... read more

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Sally Ann S
Valga, Spain
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“captain jerry”(93 reviews)
“minute cruise”(17 reviews)
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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY 13350-2261
+1 315-717-0350
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Reviewed yesterday

Took family on this cruise. One member of our group is handicapped and requires a wheelchair. It all went very well. The trip takes you down river and through Lock 18 twice. That is something I've never done so I was pleasantly surprised. We all...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We took the 1:00 canal boat ride on Sept. 22. The weather cooperated and the ride was very enjoyable. Captain Jerry's narration was very informative and interesting. He is extremely knowledgeable about boat travel. It is too bad some people are SO rude and talk...More

Thank Sally Ann S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Relaxing ride down the Erie Canal. Informative captain who even let the kids sit at the wheel for a minute.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I will add my vote for a great outing. We had a perfect fall day to do it. The history was interesting. I was initially disappointed because I had always imagined the original narrow canal with the paths for donkeys. But that didn't lasted long...More

Thank dardimond
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a better way to learn about the Erie Canal then to actually be on it and have someone describe its stories and historical facts. The captain who gave the narration was so great. You could feel his enthusiasm about the history of the canal...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

my father and step mother were in from out of town and suggested this cruise. we took my three year old grandson as well. captain dave and mate keri were great! it was a beautiful day and we all had a great time. the history...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cruise was very well narrated by the captain. We had beautiful views from the boat and was exciting going both ways through a lock.

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Thank teslatheman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Jerry could not only operate to boat, but he knows his history and a few jokes. We appreciate the history

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Thank andrewscski
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on a partial traverse of the Panama Canal with a large cruise line and this was a miniature version of that. However, the best thing was I could actually see the workings of the canal and locks rather than looking down from 6...More

Thank captnk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent boat crew, very educational, and pleasant. The cruise was pleasant with beautiful scenery. I would recommend it to everyone.

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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.
September 17, 2017|
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I don't think so.
March 19, 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