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Address: 79 Marine Dr, Buffalo, NY 14202-4225
Phone Number: 716 856 6696
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Informative and enjoyable

A very relaxing cruise of about 2 hours. Excellent guides with lots of very interesting historical and local information.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Torquay, Australia
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Torquay, Australia
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136 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

A very relaxing cruise of about 2 hours. Excellent guides with lots of very interesting historical and local information.

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Hamilton, Canada
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Great harbour tour. Good length of time and very informative. Found all food and beverage was reasonable priced.

Thank CanadianBikerBoys
Cortland, New York
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Buffalo was the wetern end of the Erie Canal in 1825. And we were about to bicycle the entire lenth of the 400 mile Erie Canalway Trail. from Buffalo to Albany. So we started off with this boat tour which took us along the Buffalo water routes and explained how the Erie Canal transformed Buffalo from a sleepy town to... More 

Thank Roger F
Tucson, Arizona
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72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Six of us did the Miss Buffalo cruise a few weeks ago and it was terrific. It's so nice to learn more about the local history, see a different side (literally) of the Peace Bridge, water intake, Blackrock canal, etc. There's also a bar on board that serves pitchers of beer. We got a spot near a speaker in the... More 

Thank Andy W
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173 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We purchased our tickets on Groupon - got a great deal and it was super easy to make a reservation on the phone. Check in upon arrival was also a breeze with friendly, helpful staff. The "Miss Buffalo" boat was big enough to hold a large crowd and seat everyone comfortably. Our cruise took us out into Lake Erie then... More 

Thank AmyLynn1980
Falls Church, VA
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323 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A Buffalo River trip along the outer harbor is a great way to see Buffalo, get a sense for what it once was and see the Erie Canal. Leaving from Canalside, this is close and convenient and provides a different and interesting perspective.

Thank RussellJW
Nesconset, New York
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131 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We walked over to the Canalside park and took the Buffalo River history tour. We learned the history of the river, the grain silos and how they worked. After touring the river we then went into Lake Erie. Great time and very informative.

1 Thank scronk73
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I visited in August and took the Harbor cruise. It was very windy so we had to stay behind the sea wall, but I'd have to say that this was the most informative, enjoyable harbor cruise I have ever been. Excellent tour guide gave very interesting history and background of Buffalo. Both my wife and I thoroughly... More 

1 Thank Brian E
Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I'm not a boat person, and this cruise definitely changed my mind! The tour guide is incredibly informative, and the view is amazing.

1 Thank Alyssa H
Zephyrhills, Florida
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106 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was a repeat for us, as we hadn't done it in years. Well worthwhile way to learn about Buffalo and enjoyable time on the water. Narrator was very good.

1 Thank Leora Y

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