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Erie Canal Cruises

800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY 13350-2261
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A pleasant afternoon cruise. Don't miss it.

Interesting and entertaining trip. We had a great time. The Captain related fascinating stories of... read more

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Karen O
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Very interesting trip. The narration was very informative. Loved learning how the lock works and... 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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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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"
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"informative cruise"
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"great cruise"
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"boat ride"
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"great history lesson"
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"upstate new york"
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"canal history"
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"local history"
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"great afternoon"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"well worth the trip"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"gift shop"
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"lots of fun"
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting and entertaining trip. We had a great time. The Captain related fascinating stories of the history and engineering of the canal with a cute dose of humor. Loved it.

Thank Karen O
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting trip. The narration was very informative. Loved learning how the lock works and hearing the wonderful stories from the captain. We would definitely recommend this trip to all and will no doubt be taking it again.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really interesting trip. We stayed an extra day in the area to do this. It was well worth it. The narration was a great insite into the success of the Erie Canal and the opportunities it provided for New York and the overall US.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I especially enjoyed going through Lock 18. The day was beautiful, and the tour guide was interesting.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I have been on this cruise a couple of years ago. He requested we go with our kids on Father's Day this year. We all enjoyed ourselves.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

very pleasant trip; captain informative. A great experience. Trip to Herkimer house informative ; staff well informed.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

WOW - the trips through the canal locks were amazing! Captain and crew were friendly and knowledgeable. The trip to Herkimer house was enjoyable and luncheon served was delicious.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a wonderful day we had, friendly staff, comfortable boat, interesting facts on local history, I really enjoyed this cruise.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This last trip was my second time doing the historic cruise and it was amazing. The Captain the the staff at the Herkimer House are so interesting and informative. The trip is extremely well planned, the luncheon was very good and the scenery on the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The cruise was very pleasant. The only reason I gave it four stars is because the sound system wasn't adequate. If you wear hearing aids you will not be able to hear the narration on the second half of the cruise when the engines are...More

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loretta p
22 June 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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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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