These Buffalo River Tours Are The Perfect Summer Date

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Written by SOB Creative

Published on June 18, 2018

Buffalo River History Tour / Photo x Mike Ciancio

Soaking up the sun, taking in the breeze, and drinking on the water is the summertime dream. Buffalo’s waterfront is the place to be, come summertime, and The Harbor Queen is ready for boarding.

Thanks to this beautiful ship, there are chances to tour at all hours. You’ll find family-friendly tours during the day and 21+ cruises at night. If you ask us, both the Buffalo River History Tours and Canalside Cruises are both 100% itch list-worthy. Here are your options…


Buffalo River History Tours

Silo City Tour

Adults $29 / Children $17

This 2-hour tour travels to Silo City via the Buffalo River. As you walk through, you’ll see and hear Buffalo’s story as the world’s largest grain port for 100 years.


Buffalo River Tour

Adults $21 / Children $12

This 90-minute narrated history tour tells the story of the Erie Canal with the nation’s largest collection of standing grain elevators just a few feet away.


Harbor Cruise

Adults $15 / Children $10

This relaxing 1-hour cruise is ideal for taking in the sights and sounds of the Buffalo Harbor and Buffalo River while enjoying a beverage from the cash bar. This is not a narrated tour.


Canalside Cruises / Photo courtesy of The Harbor Queen

Canalside Cruises

Caribbean Cruise

Adults Only $28

Every Wednesday Night

Celebrate the colorful Caribbean culture on this 2-hour journey. Cruisers can enjoy live music from the Islands, and alcoholic beverages from the cash bar during this nighttime cruise.



Cocktail Cruise

Adults Only $28

Every Friday Night


The Harbor Queen


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