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Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises

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Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises
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Just 30 minutes from Niagara Falls USA, Niagara Falls Canada and Buffalo NY "LOW BRIDGE, EVERYBODY DOWN!" Come aboard for a relaxing & informative ride on the 19th-century engineering marvel which opened the American Frontier. Featured on the...more
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Visit the lockport locks and take a trip down the Erie Canal. You will learn and see historical buildings and hear about the people whom occupied the dwellings. Don’t forget to stop and have lunch along the beautiful canal when you’re done.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank itsmedrb
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank You for taking the time to comment. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Reviewed November 3, 2018

We loved the informative cruise down the canal. The captain would try and answer all your questions. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katherine B
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Traveled on last cruise of the season. Captain was very informative and talked about the history of the canal. Traveling through the locks was a unique experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank work2travel991
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Glad you made it before our next cruise in May 2019. Thank You for comment.

Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Erie canal is both a historical locations and a functioning waterway. We took a short boat trip up the canal, through two locks. The return trip came back through the locks and under a couple other bridges. All through the trip, the young captain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Curtis S
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Obviously, the Erie Canal is important to us. We are particularly happy when people mention the historical aspect. Thank You. Thanks for touring with us.

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We enjoyed the experience of locks 34 and 35 (in both directions), as well as going under the "lift bridge." The guide with the microphone was excellent - informative and amusing. We would certainly do this again, and implore others to do this inexpensive attraction.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichaelSklar
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Thank You for commenting. We are happy you enjoyed your cruise. I will pass along your "informative and amusing" comment to Capt. Jon.

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this activity. Captain Roger and crew were very entertaining and informative (bad jokes included). The experience of moving through the locks is interesting. Went on the 10am Saturday 10/06/2018. Purchased tickets on line but not necessary. Also have a nice facility for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LeighAnn61
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your Erie Canal experience with us. I will let Capt. Roger know you enjoyed his commentary, including his bad jokes. :-)

Reviewed October 13, 2018

The key to this excursion is in the knowledge of the pilot and the visibility/safety of the boat, for those of us with impaired senses due to age or disability. There is a wealth of pretty neat sights but without the pilot explaining the structures...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel C
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Thank You for your comment. It is much appreciated. We are aware of the sound quality with the audio system. It has been a recent development. Unfortunately, Lockview V to be taken out of service to track down the problem. The issue will be dealt...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed it. It was very interesting and well worth the money! Would definitely recommend. I recommend dining at the restaurant called lock 34. It’s just down the street from there and was the best meal we had our entire trip. It was recommended to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kim H
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Thank You for commenting. Also very happy that you enjoyed the meal. I was that crew member.

Reviewed October 11, 2018

They're well-organized and very friendly. They give you lots of information, and they seem to enjoy what they're doing. What pleasant way to spend an afternoon!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DouglasJSteele
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

We are very happy you enjoyed the experience. Thank You for commenting.

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice peaceful boat ride that goes through the historic locks in both directions. The boat captain was excellent and provided lots of local history. Well worth the modest price.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Don H
MikeM808, Public Relations Manager at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank You for Commenting. We are happy you enjoyed your cruise with us.

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Response from Laurie_and_Paul | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you can. It is pretty low key.
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18.50 adult, 10.00 child, under 4 free, 17.00 AAA/CAA, from the website
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Reservations are generally not necessary. Tickets may be purchased in advanced by visiting out website.
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