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Erie Canal Cruises

800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY 13350-2261
+1 315-717-0350
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Well Worth it!

Entertaining and informative for adults and children. Refreshments available. Very comfortable... read more

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Oradell, NJ, United States
You won't be Disappointed

I took my parents and friends with me on this cruise. It was so comfortable and relaxing for... read more

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We offer many ways to enjoy the sights and sounds of a trip down the Erie Canal! Our most popular cruise is our sight seeing cruise. Daily sight seeing cruises are 90 minutes in length and travel east on the Erie Canal through Lock 18, raising and lowering vessels over 20 feet! Pass by the Fort Herkimer Church, one of the oldest in the state. Hear an award-winning narration about the past, present and future of the Erie Canal. Sight seeing cruises offered 7 days a week from mid-May through Columbus Day. Join us on a specialty cruise! Welcome on board a Living History Cruise to the Historic Herkimer Home, "Rock the Lock" on a Friday Night Party Cruises, laugh all the way down the canal on a Comedy Cruise or relax and enjoy a Canal Nations sunset cruise!
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“captain jerry” (95 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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800 Mohawk St, Herkimer, NY 13350-2261
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Reviewed yesterday

Entertaining and informative for adults and children. Refreshments available. Very comfortable indoor and outdoor viewing/seating areas.

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Reviewed yesterday

I took my parents and friends with me on this cruise. It was so comfortable and relaxing for everyone. Everyone was very kind and helpful. The Narrator of the cruise was also great. It just made it better to know the history surrounding the area....More

Thank Shelley B
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful informative great for all ages! Captain Jerry...live an recorded...takes questions is a wealth of knowledge!!! Crew is fantastic too Inexpensive family fun to be enjoyed bye all!!

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Reviewed yesterday

The cruise is a great opportunity to see how the locks work. It was priced right, very informative and offer soft drinks and snacks for a reasonable price on board. The address on the website could be clearer or the gps coordinates should be listed.

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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing and beautiful summer day. Neat to go through a lock, never experienced that before. Enjoyed learning the history of the Erie Canal

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's worth every cent; half the cost and four times the enjoyment of the One World Observatory. Captain Jerry and his crew are the perfect hosts, and history comes alive as you travel the greatest canal in the world. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Learn all about the Erie Canal on a leisurely trip (down & up) through one of the locks at Herkimer, NY. Pleasant break on your travels or a destination trip.

Thank William S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Captain Jerry was so informative. There was an informative video as well. He was funny, too. It was a very warm day, so the boat was very hot -but they serve beverages (and hot dogs) which helped.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We experienced a a perfect day on the historic Erie Canal. Captain Jerry's expertise piloting the boat and telling the stories made a for a memorable day. We learned so much! The store at the end was fun too. We highly recommend.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took 10 year old grandchildren who just learned about Erie Canal in school. They were so excited to go and were not disappointed. Sitting at the helm of the boat was an extra treat and the prices on the snacks were reasonable which made this...More

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loretta p
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Donald R/Carol ... B | Reviewed this property |
The cruise port is about 7 or 8 miles from the KOA. We were able to book the cruise during the week on the night before.
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sjmerlin
September 17, 2017|
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Response from Brian P | Reviewed this property |
Per website: • Daily Cruise schedule varies by day, click on "Book online" above or call 315-717-0077 for our schedule. erie canal cruises. COM go to tickets section For Example, the schedule of rthe sightseeing cruise this... More
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