Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride

5 Gooding St.
Lockport, NY 14094- Map It
Phone: (716) 438-0174

AAA Editor Notes

Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride departs from the ticket office at 5 Gooding St. Tour activities include exploring the Erie Canal locks, viewing industrial ruins, the original Flight of Five locks built in the 1840s, walking through a 2,100-foot tunnel blasted out of solid rock in the mid-1800s, and riding a boat on an underground waterway. Tunnel features include stalactites, flowstone, geological formations and workmen's artifacts. Adventurous visitors will enjoy The Niagara Zipper, a zipline course that crosses over Erie Canal. Cave temperature is 65 degrees Fahrenheit; wind breakers or sweatshirts are recommended. Guided tours are available.
Fare $15; $10 (ages 5-13); $3 (ages 0-4). The Niagara Zipper $27; $21 (ages 5-15); ages 0-4 not permitted. Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Tours depart daily at 11, 1 and 3, May 1 to mid-June; daily every half-hour 10-4:30, mid-June through Labor Day; Mon.-Fri. at 11, 1 and 3, Sat.-Sun. on the hour 10-4, day after Labor Day-Nov. 1. Halloween and Lantern tours are offered Sept.-Oct. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.