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Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride

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Address: 5 Gooding St., Lockport, NY 14094
Phone Number: 716 438 0174
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Fun for everyone. Except if you're claustrophobic

Hey wonderful Underground Tour of the canal. Lots of great Scenic views. First or bring a jacket. But lots of great fun. First show in the summer if you have a large group make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Bernardo F
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hey wonderful Underground Tour of the canal. Lots of great Scenic views. First or bring a jacket. But lots of great fun. First show in the summer if you have a large group make sure you call in advance for reservations

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Alberta, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fun tour with interesting historical stories. Kids would love it! You have to do some walking and climb some stairs but not bad. The boat ride is fairly short in the cave but adds to the tour. The guide was excellent. It's worth doing at least once and they do tell quite a bit of history of... More 

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was born in Lockport moved away when I was 12 came back for a Birthday caves closed cause of weather. Nothing happening in Lockport. Boring as always.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You visit part of the Erie Canal and locks. Then you enter a cave that was dug out in the 1800s to supply hydro power to the factories. You finish the trip with a short boat ride in the cave. Overall interesting

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So happy we made this stop during our trip to Niagara Falls! The caves were nice and cool on a hot day and our guide, Sara, made it so much fun and enjoyable! I learned so much from this attraction. Thank you Lockport!

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Niagara Falls, New York
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Boy & I had a very enjoyable time taking this tour. Tour Guide Sara was a lot of fun and made sure all the kids were engaged and interested all along. Plenty of walking and lots of stairs, so be sure to wear good shoes for walking. We learned a lot of new info about Lockport and the locks.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Technically a tunnel, not a cave. An informative tour of the locks and a parallel tunnel with a boat ride. A fun experience and a food way to beat the heat. Our tour guide was very funny and made the tour more fun as well.

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Lockport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't taken the tour in many years and decided to take daughter & her family while they were visiting from San Diego. Everyone loved it. Started out on historic Erie Barge Canal Flight of Five locks dating back to 1825 and walked along canal towpath learning of many inventions and businesses in Lockport. They entered side of hill into underground... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a gem of a tour. Located just north of the old Erie Canal locks, this is a tour of what was a underground waterway that was created to power several old factories that were located in Lockport. Our tour guide, Ken, was knowlegable and fun. The tour starts just across the bridge from Lockport's old town hall, then... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boat tour and walking tour below the surface are great. There are stairs involved so if you have weak knees or have questions – call and ask before you book. The boat tour underground was interesting. If I recall it is the longest underground boat tour in America. The tour guides are entertaining and provide lots of information. Bring... More 

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