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Great raconteur makes a great cruise

Thoroughly enjoyed going a k in time with Mike along Elevator alley. This tour is a must to... read more

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wendy l
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Valencia, Spain
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90 minute history tour, two thumbs up!

My husband and I took this river boat history tour and really enjoyed everything about it. Our... read more

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Take a cruise through history and join us for a 90-minute narrated Buffalo River History Tour! Hear the story of the Erie Canal, Buffalo’s history as the largest grain port in the world and experience the nation’s largest collection of standing...more
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1 Naval Park CV, Buffalo, NY 14202-4114
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Thoroughly enjoyed going a k in time with Mike along Elevator alley. This tour is a must to understand what Buffalo is today!

Thank wendy l
Reviewed today via mobile

My husband and I took this river boat history tour and really enjoyed everything about it. Our tour guide Mike did an outstanding job and we learned so many interesting things. Sailing down the river and looking at the old grain silos up close is...More

Thank Michela T
Reviewed today via mobile

I’m a history nerd so loved finding this tour. Our docent Mike did a great job. Interesting history of Buffalo. Never knew! Trip was delayed by a large ship leaving but staff adapted well.

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Reviewed today

We hosted family from out of town for this beautiful & informative trip on the Buffalo River. This was our 2 nd time on this tour but felt we enjoyed just as much as our 1st trip. Our docent was so informative and pleasant in...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed today

We had a very nice time listening to the docent and learning interesting facts about the industrial history of Buffalo and the Erie Canal as well as recent developments. It's relaxing gliding by the scenery of grain silos and elevators, Buffalo neighborhoods, and fun to...More

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Reviewed today

Mike, our guide, was the best tour guide I've ever had - ANYWHERE! He knew so many interesting facts and stories that brought the heyday of Buffalo alive. Buffalo's storage and shipping of grain, the Erie Canal, the various ethnic groups, and the city's revitalization...More

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Thank Nicki L
Reviewed today via mobile

This was the most boring tour I’ve ever taken!! I’m not sure how it’s gotten such good reviews. My husband and I have never been to Buffalo and were waiting to check into our hotel so we decided to do a history boat tour. It...More

Thank melissaanelson
Reviewed today

I decided to charter the Harbour Queen for my wife's 40th birthday party , and I couldn't be happier with the results . The whole experience from start to finish was amazing , Kathy was so easy to communicate with leading up to the date...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time in this boat ride. I have a whole new appreciation for the Grain solos and the Buffalo River. I would definitely recommend this tour.

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed yesterday

.Trip was great. Guide was very knowledge. would recommend to anyone interested in Buffalo grain history

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wendygrace106
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Yes, dress comfortably and casually.
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Lenoremarie
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No, the breeze on the water is cooler then areas more inland. They also offer the tours at multiple times during the day when it could be cooler for your group. Can choose to sit on top where it would be usually more... More
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Mary L
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