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Buffalo River History Tours

1 Naval Park CV, Buffalo, NY 14202-4114
+1 716-796-4556
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Buffalo River History Tour

The Buffalo River History Tour focuses on the history of the river, the area and Buffalo's... read more

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trainrider6
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Buffalo, New York
Great tour!

Great tour of the Buffalo River and history of the shipping industry in Bflo. The tour guide was... read more

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Take a cruise through history and join us for a 90-minute narrated Buffalo River History Tour! Hear the story of the Erie Canal, Buffalo’s history as the largest grain port in the world and experience the nation’s largest collection of standing grain elevators from just a few feet away. Come travel along the waterway that made Buffalo one of the biggest and richest cities in the world.
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“silo city” (83 reviews)
“boat ride” (51 reviews)
“great tour” (61 reviews)
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1 Naval Park CV, Buffalo, NY 14202-4114
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Reviewed yesterday

The Buffalo River History Tour focuses on the history of the river, the area and Buffalo's magnificent silos.It is well organized with excellent narrators, good sound system and leisurely sailing,It's a 90 minute tour. If there is a long boarding line, don't worry. Everyone has...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great tour of the Buffalo River and history of the shipping industry in Bflo. The tour guide was charming and the staff professional.

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Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommend an afternoon ride on the Buffalo Canal. Very informative even for people who have lived here our whole life. Buffalo really has always been a great place to live!

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Reviewed yesterday

I did this tour on a Saturday afternoon with one fellow native Buffalonian and a friend from out of town. We all absolutely loved this tour! The guide was very knowledgeable and well spoken, she kept the audiences attention for the entire tour. I learned...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed the river tour on a beautiful summer morning. It was interesting and relaxing. The narrator provided a ton of information and answered everyone's questions. It is nice to see how the riverfront is being revitalized.

Thank PecoSteelerfans
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fascinating narrated tour of Buffalo's grain silo history along the Buffalo River. Travelers will not be disappointed.

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Thank John O
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've done it twice this summer. Very Educational and entertaining. My father in-law was a scooper so he enjoyed seeing all the silo's he worked in. Highly recommended!!!!

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Thank lleipler
Reviewed 3 days ago

We've done this tour before but I have to say with the new boat we could sit on the upper deck and really enjoy the scenery and hear our guide very well! We brought along our friends from Rochester and I can't tell you how...More

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Thank vacationgirl50
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent excursion. Narrator did a great job ,kept the trip fun and gave a lot of history of Buffalo. I lived in Buffalo for 50 years and have never been down the river and didn't realize exactly how it went back behind the skyway and...More

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Thank PamelaBigelow
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a great day on the river. Our beautiful guide was so articulate and entertaining! I've lived in Buffalo for over 30 years and have been inside of some of the grain elevators but I gained a much richer perspective during this tour. Highly...More

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MARCIA H
25 July 2017|
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Response from larrydebo | Reviewed this property |
At $21 I agree with the others that it is well worth the money without any discounts. You can try GetMyPerks if you live in Buffalo and they happen to offer it.
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moconno4
19 July 2017|
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Response from allyn g | Reviewed this property |
I'm not positive, but I think this attraction is required by law to be accessible
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funsen
25 June 2017|
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Response from Ric H | Property representative |
Hello, our Silo tour is all ground level, there is one silo that has 5 steps, it does have a hand rail. Hope to see you on the tour, Captain Ric
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