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Address: 78 Water St., Mayville, NY 14757
Phone Number: 716-269-2355
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We have been in this area several times and finally found time to take a ride. The boat was on time. We boarded promptly and had an interesting trip listening to a mostly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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Canfield, Ohio
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99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Oh Gosh, I love history and a ride on one of the 4 remaining Steamboats in the country! I'd buy a Tshirt if they sold them on this chugga chugga paddle boat. Keep an eye on Groupon for a good deal on this ride. Bop across the street to the quick e mart for a wrap and bring it with... More 

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have been in this area several times and finally found time to take a ride. The boat was on time. We boarded promptly and had an interesting trip listening to a mostly recorded description of the area around the lake. My highlight was a life bird, a Caspian Tern.

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Miami
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The ride provided nice sights, interesting information, but so-so narration. The jokes were corny and I learned more than I needed to know about the narrator's family. If you can get past that, you will have a pleasant and informative trip.

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clermont
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206 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had planned to go on Monday, beautiful sunny day but closed for maintenance, wanted to go Tuesday-beautiful sunny day, closed because storms forecasted. Tried Wed. and they have to have 20 people and 10 came! So it is a hit or miss and we were sorry it was not a go. Check their calendar on line but then it... More 

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Connecticut
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A must see even if just passing through. Can only sail one half the lake since the bridge was built. Still worth the fair.

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Englewood, Florida
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This paddle wheel steamboat has been resurrected from the scrap pile and offers a wonderful 2-hour ride along the shores of Lake Chautauqua, with a stop at the historic Chautauqua Institution. This is a wonderful opportunity to view the scenic vistas of the Institute, and hear some interesting historical narration along the way. The crew was extremely accommodating, friendly, and... More 

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Lewis Run, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Let me start off by saying I work with the public and I understand how demanding they can truly be. I also understand that everyone has an off day, but if you just don't hold personnel skills, you should not be working with the public. That being said, I walked away disappointed in the personnel skills of what I am... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a great time visiting the Chautauqua Belle. Was a relaxing ride. Bring cash for faster entry to the boat. $10 for lunch and you get a sandwich, chips, drink and a cookie--a good deal. The staff was courteous and polite. We learned much about the Chautauqua region from the narration. My only suggestion is to improve the speaker... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Weather and narrative was great. Enjoyed sights of Chautauqua and having grown up in the area really brought back memories.

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Dansville, New York, United States
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We rode this lovely steamship as part of a one day bus trip. Lunch was provided on board and was delicious. The staff was friendly and most helpful. Lots of fun information was given during the taped narration. Very enjoyable.

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Address: 78 Water St., Mayville, NY 14757
Phone Number: 716-269-2355
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Mayville

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