Erie Canal Cruises

The Colonial Belle offers the best day trip value for your New York travel budget. Many of our departing passengers tell us "The Colonial Belle is one of the most enjoyable outings in New York State." We are located on the northern edge of the Finger Lakes region, famous for its wine tours as well as its scenic beauty. The Rochester area is a favorite New York tourism destination and provides many leisure activities and events.

Exceptions: Our schedules for lunch and sightseeing cruises are often not available to the public due to exclusive tours for school children from Mid-May to Mid-June.

3 Departures Daily (Tuesday – Saturday)
12:00 noon–2:00 pm 2 Hour Cruise $16.00
With Lunch $28.00
2:30 pm–5:30 pm 3 Hour Lock Cruise $20.00
6:30 pm–9:30 pm 3 Hour Lock Cruise $20.00
With Chicken or Pulled Pork Dinner $35
2 Departures on Sunday  
12:00 noon–1:30 pm 1 1/2 Hour Special $9.00
Snacks Available
2:30 pm–5:30 pm 3 Hour Lock Cruise $20.00
With Chicken or Pulled Pork Dinner $35
NOTE: tax and gratuity will be added to tours with meals.
Meals must be requested 24 hours prior to departure.

Boarding is approximately 15 minutes before departure

• Schedule Subject to Change (Call for Reservations)
• Reservations Suggested
• Gift Certificates Available
• Handicapped Accessible (1st Deck)
• Discounts Available for Seniors and Children
• Free Parking


Gift shop & ticket office open:
Monday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Tues–Sat: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Gift Certificates

To purchase a Gift Certificate please call us at (585) 223-9470 or buy online with paypal here.

NOTE: After purchasing your Gift Certificate, please have recipient contact us at 585-223-9470 to make a reservation for one of our cruises. We look forward to serving you!

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Terms and conditions are subject to change without prior notice. A cruise may be cancelled due to inclement weather, mechanical problems or insufficient number of passengers. Notification will be made when possible. See our Policies page»