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The Colonial Belle has been providing Erie Canal tour boat cruises from mid-May through October since 1989. Come aboard in Fairport, NY, just 20 minutes from Rochester, New York. The Colonial Belle's narrated tour will familiarize you with the rich history and many traditional landmarks along the scenic Erie Canal traveling west between Fairport and Pittsford. Our three-hour cruise includes lock passage at Canal Park in Pittsford, located at Clover St. and Jefferson Rd. We offer a variety of cruises open to the public and can customize your private event. We are pleased to provide our own beverage service and catering by various local restaurants. Why choose the Colonial Belle? • 2 to 3 hour Erie Canal cruises (14–16 mile tour) • Historic Narration by our Captain • Great food & fun entertainment • Many Themed Cruises • Coast Guard certified Captain and Crew


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  • Description Lunch or Dinner Charters The Colonial Belle offers a unique way to celebrate a wedding, birthday, anniversary or any other special occasion. For exclusive use of our vessel, a minimum of sixty (60) lunch or dinner guests is required. For a 1½ hour continental breakfast, brunch, business meeting or a Sunday evening excursion, a minimum of forty-five (45) guests is required. Daily pricing includes a 2 to 3 hour boat ride and meal (tax and service charge will be added). We offer a variety of payment options for beverages. Additional cruising time is available at an hourly rate. Charters by the Hour Charters are available on the Colonial Belle at an hourly rate, plus a service charge on the cruise, food and bar tab. This includes the captain and crew. You may arrange for catering and entertainment, or we can assist you. To ensure availability, call early to reserve your date.