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Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride

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Address: 5 Gooding St., Lockport, NY 14094
Phone Number: 716 438 0174
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Very Cool is a strange kinda way

Was visiting Niagara Falls and found this and had to check it out. Not really a cave per say. But industrial history at its best. Would do it again when I am back in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
YellowXterra1965
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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was visiting Niagara Falls and found this and had to check it out. Not really a cave per say. But industrial history at its best. Would do it again when I am back in the area.

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1 Thank YellowXterra1965
Connecticut
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This attraction is basically a walk through an old hydraulic tunnel which provided power to 3 industries on the canal. The walk lasts about one hour and there is quite some walking so wear comfortable shoes and bring a jacket due to cooler temperatures in the cave/tunnel and the occasional drops of water from the ceiling. The guides are young,... More 

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1 Thank VincentCT
lockport, ny
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Experience an underground boat ride that is both Unique and Mysterious. Your journey is a one-of-a-kind underground boat ride. Embark on one of America’s longest underground boat ride along the Erie Canal and experience a trip of wonders. Marvel at artifacts left by miners on the Erie Canal over a century ago. And view cave formations in their early stages... More 

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1 Thank norug
Lockport, NY
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The Lockport Cave and underground boat were fabulous! It is a wonderful way to learn about Lockport and the building of the Erie Canal. The boat ride is fun too! One of the largest trilobites in the world is there. There is a lot of walking also, so wear walking shoes & bring a jacket.

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1 Thank auntnise
Amherst, New York
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89 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Even though I have lived in the area, I never had a chance to check out the cave and boat ride. Really enjoyed both. The history of the area is interesting. I wouldn't recommend it for people who can't walk easily because of the uneven surface in the cave. Our guide was really good - friendly and informative. Had a... More 

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1 Thank hokeyma
West Seneca, New York
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Went there in August to take an out of towner who asked what there was to do around the area.You would think that living in the area I would have seen most of what is here. I'll have to say that I looked at things from a tourist point of view and found many things I have never been to.... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Walking along the banks of the once busy Erie Canal at night with a lantern was very cool. The college kids giving the night tour were very informative and just seemed like genuinely nice people. The mine itself was very eery and the dense fog inside only added to it. It was extremely dark in there (It is ummm a... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Caves were actually drainage tunnels for the old factory that used to be located in the area. Still very interesting....depicts old construction methods, etc.

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Lockport, New York
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Guides were informative and enthusiastic. But actual tour is only 20 mins or so. Very fun and different, kids of all ages will enjoy.

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1 Thank lockportdude
Lakewood, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Lindsey was our tour guide and she did an awesome job! Very informed and was patient with the children on the tour. Unfortunately the person selling tickets way over sold tickets. People were sitting on each other's laps on the boat. TIPS for your trip: 1). You may get a little wet from water dripping from the cave, a light... More 

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