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Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride

5 Gooding St, Lockport, NY 14094-2801
+1 716-438-0174
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Tour Guide Made This An Excellent Adventure

This tour was shockingly very good. Much of the success of this tour of the cave (a man-made... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rochester, NY
Interesting historical tour

First on foot along the canal, then through limestone caverns, and finally via a flat - bottomed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, NY
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  • Average6%
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5 Gooding St, Lockport, NY 14094-2801
+1 716-438-0174
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour was shockingly very good. Much of the success of this tour of the cave (a man-made tunnel) was because of our guide, Paige. She did an excellent job relaying the history of not just the cave but the industry based on the tunnel's...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 1 week ago

First on foot along the canal, then through limestone caverns, and finally via a flat - bottomed boat, you will receive a thorough history of the Lockport Cavern and the businesses transpiring from its construction. The 70-minute tour was very interesting and the tour guide...More

Thank arwerther
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting history of the cave and its role in providing power for manufacturing. Mind-boggling to think about its construction: dangerous, manual labor. I rated it a 4 because the tour is mostly a walking tour and the boat ride is only the last few...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting journey. Our guide was very knowledgeable and the information was very interesting. the boat ride isnt extremely long but a great part of the tour.

Thank M1327JHjohnk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw an ad for this tour and decided to give it a try...we had Paige for our tour guide and she was wonderful. She explained everything about the locks, how Lockport got its name, facts about the canal, the businesses on the canal and...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting tour, first on foot alongside the Erie Canal and then into the cave for a tour and boat ride for the final leg of this tour. We had a great tour guide who is a history major in college so you know you get...More

Thank Cheri D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

tour guide was awesome the tour itself was kinda creepy plus it was storming at the time as well but it was awesome cuz of that. I would definitely do it again.

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though we did not try out the tour we dis go the zipline Its awesome and the staff is very good. The zip line gives you a thrill if you are looking for fun

Thank Sanjeev_Sharma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think what made this tour so wonderful was the tour guide, Paige! She's exuberant and so knowledgeable about not only the caves but the Erie Canal and the locks also. It was a very hot sunny day, which is what you expect for summer...More

Thank GLaSota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My cousin was visiting for the weekend to go to our family reunion and he wanted to go here. I had done this attraction a LOOOONG time ago, maybe about 1984, I hardly remember anything about it. Anyways, we made our reservations yesterday and showed...More

Thank JuneNY
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Paul M
31 August 2017|
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Response from redjad | Reviewed this property |
No, pets are not allowed. If it is a service animal I would call and double check with them to see if accommodations can be made.
4 May 2017|
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Response from redjad | Reviewed this property |
Definitely okay for a 7 year old. As for the cast, we barely got wet.But there is drippings of water from the top of the cave and it is moist inside. So we did get little droppings here and there . Since this is nothing like... More
Lydia F
2 June 2016|
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Response from erapsandell | Reviewed this property |
If 10 is the most difficult I would rate the climb as a 6