Cruise the calm waters of the Historic Erie Canal and enjoy the spectacular scenery and nature. Travel through a 100 year old lock where you are raised and lowered 20 feet. Relive the history of this storied waterway as your captain delivers an award-winning narration of the past, present and future of the Erie Canal.
- Specialty Cruises
End your week on a high note with our themed Friday Night Party Cruises! Check out our new Erie Canal Pirate Adventure and search for treasure! Relive the thrill of traveling on the Erie Canal through the big Lock 17 in Little Falls and experience the Historic Herkimer Home on our Living History Cruise! Treat Mom to the best Mother's Day brunch in the area, and then take Dad on a special Father's Day BBQ cruise!MORE
- Private Charters
When it comes to offering the most unique setting for a truly memorable event, Erie Canal Cruises delivers! With Central New York's only Entertainment Yacht, we are the ultimate alternative for Corporate, Social and Wedding events on board the luxurious Lil’ Diamond III. With turnkey packages that include all the details, planning your next event will be easy and exciting!
- Group Tours
Erie Canal Cruises is your Group Tour Specialist! Beyond treating your group to a fun and exciting cruise along the Historic Erie Canal, we can offer you much, much more. From day trips to multi-day trips, we create packages that are crowd pleasers with some of the most interesting and unique attractions in the United States! Group tours require a minimum of 30 passengers.