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Address: 79 Marine Dr, Buffalo, NY 14202-4225
Phone Number: 716 856 6696
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Nice afternoon

We took friends from out of state. It was really nice. The weather was so so that day and I was concerned about the waves but the ride was very smooth. It lasted 2 hours just as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2014
sue11844
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Silver Creek, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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.

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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.

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Rochester, New York
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202 reviews 202 reviews
18 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We have been cruising on the Miss Buffalo for many years now, and always have taken the 12:30 tour. Because it was sold out on Tuesday, we ended up on the 3:00 tour and found it much more enjoyable! Usually, there has been a female guide who insists on butchering "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" every time, but this... More 

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Silver Creek, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We took friends from out of state. It was really nice. The weather was so so that day and I was concerned about the waves but the ride was very smooth. It lasted 2 hours just as they advertised. The volunteer who narrated the historical cruise, was very informative. They sold chips, beer, wine, ice cream etc. The cruise consisted... More 

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orpus Christi, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

In late July, 2013 my wife and I took a launch tour of the Buffalo River. It lasted nearly two hours. The launch was comfortable seating about a dozen persons. What struck me most about the tour was how informative it was. The operator explained the 19th C history of activities on the river tying it to the operation of... More 

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North Tonawanda, New York, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Buffalo Harbor Cruises supported a join party between the Military Officers Association of Western New York and the Royal Niagara Military Institute. Overall, all 65 members who came on the trip really enjoyed themselves. The narrated historical tour and the lighthouse buffet was outstanding in every way and I encourage others more to take advantage of this opportunity.

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Buffalo, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We brought some out of town visitors on one of these tours and it was a huge disappointment. The tour guides looked bored at best and actually gave inaccurate information on the city. They looked like hungover college students who didn't bother to learn the history they were presenting. Moreover, you cannot go on the river when the weather is... More 

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Buffalo
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138 reviews 138 reviews
63 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

We went on a War of 1812 cruise and really enjoyed the trip. The guides were knowledgeable and the sights were really beautiful. It's a wonderful vantage point to see downtown and other points. We even experienced a canal lock in operation during our trip. It's a great way to spend a nice day on the Buffalo waterfront.

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Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

I was really excited to go on this trip based on what I had heard from others. I chose a beautiful day but didn't know that a windy day means you don't go on to the lake. We had to hug the shoreline and that means passing the sewage treatment plant twice. It was really unpleasant and what we saw... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

A great way to spend a couple of hours cruising around the harbor, lake Erie and the canal. An informative journey pointing out all the sites and stories of the Buffalo marina and surrounding area whilst chugging along on Miss Buffalo. Worth the money.

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