Specials & Packages

Keep checking back as we add new specialty cruise dates for 2017.  We are looking for a great season from our new home port at Buffalo RiverWorks. Also, keep posted by signing up for our email list or liking our Facebook Page!


Murder Mystery Dinner Cruises

Due to such high demand during the 2016 season, we have already selected 3 dates with our friends at the Mystery Company, LLC for our 2017 Murder Mystery Dinner Cruises.  Be sure to book soon as last year's cruises sold out very quickly.  The cost is $80 per person plus tax and includes a 2.5 hour cruise, cash bar, three course plated meal, and the live show by the Mystery Company, LLC.   

Please note due to limited capacity, all seating will be on the main deck and smaller groups will be asked to share tables.  Each table acts as a team to solve the mystery and find the killer and prizes are awarded to the team who is correctly guesses the murderer and the motive so pay attention!


2017 Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise Dates:
  • Sunday July 23rd: Matinee Cruise 12:30-3pm SOLD OUT; Evening Cruise 5:30-8pm SOLD OUT
  • Saturday September 30th: Matinee Cruise 12:30-3pm Book online now!; Evening Cruise 5:30-8pm Book online now!

Theme for June and July Cruises: "The Good, the Bad, & the Dead."  (Theme for the September Cruise TBD)

This wild west interactive mystery will keep you on the edge of your seat! Folks are upset over the Riverboat coming to town and fighting over what will happen to the Saloon.  Miss Sally and her gals are sorely troubled and the Widow thinks this is just another excuse for carrying on.  There's a mysterious cowboy clearly up to something and the Sheriff's worried that Miss Annie will try to shoot up the whole town.  Could all these shenanigans lead to murder? You better believe it, partner! So hitch up your petticoats and help the Sheriff solve the crime.  This rootin' tootin' hilarious show is a must see. 



Father's Day Narrated Lunch and Afternoon River Cruises: Sunday June 18th, 2017

Take Dad out for a cruise on the Buffalo River and give him an experience he will remember fondly for years.  Join us for a Narrated Lunch Cruise from 12:00-1:30pm with a full three course plated meal or skip the meal and opt for an afternoon sightseeing cruise from 3:00-4:30pm instead. 

Father's Day Lunch Cruise: 12:00-1:30pm- $45 pp Adults, $23 pp Children Under 12 Book online now!

Father's Day River Cruise: 3:00-4:30pm- $18 pp Adults, $9 pp Children Under 12 Book online now!



New for 2017: Casual Cruise for a Cause!

Join us on select Sunday evenings for a Casual Cruise and help raise money for some worthwhile local charities and foundations.  Of the $28 pp ticket cost, $10 will go directly to that week's featured foundation.  While on board, representatives will be on hand to educate you on how you can help each organization by getting involved further. 
Casual Cruises sail 7:00-9:00pm, board at 6:30pm, and include the two hour cruise, live music, and a cash bar.  Drink up! 25% of bar sales will also be donated to the featured foundation. 
Available Dates:

June 25th with Hawk Creek Wildlife Center: Book online now!
Hawk Creek Wildlife Center was founded in 1987 and is committed to connecting man and nature through education, conservation, and rehabilitation.  One of the largest outreach environmental education facilities in the North East, Hawk Creek provides over 2,500 wildlife education programs annually and is home to 80 non-releasable animals serving as ambassadors to environmental stewardship. Dedicated to the specialized care, rehabilitation, and release of injured and orphaned raptors, Hawk Creek Wildlife Services is one of New York State's premier eagle rehabilitation facilities. 
July 16th with WNYHeroes, Inc.: Book online now!
WNYHeroes, Inc. helps provide local veterans and their families with financial assistance, service animals, scholarships, emotional support, and life enrichment programs. Absolutely 100% of the funds they raise remains right here in Western New York and you can help!

July 30th with Crisis Services: Book online now!
Crisis Services saves lives through immediate response, effective intervention, improved safety and community education 24 hours/day, 365 days/year. They are experts in crisis intervention, suicide prevention, emergency mental health, rape crisis, and trauma response. Crisis Services is the most comprehensive crisis center in WNY, providing hotline and immediate response services in one organization.
August 6th with Summer Institute for Human Rights and Genocide Studies of Buffalo: Book online now!
Summer Institute for Human Rights and Genocide Studies of Buffalo was founded by a handful of area educators in 2008 to provide in-depth human rights education to local high school students and teachers.  Cultivating the next generation of concerned citizens and activists, the Summer Institute provides its participants with the opportunity to hear human rights experts, historians, and advocates while engaging in hands-on activities, discussions, and field trips.  Help them train the next generation of thoughtful and knowledgeable citizens through scholarships for participants and funding for speakers and educator workshops!
August 13th with Journey's End Refugee Services: Book online now!
Journey's End Refugee Services, Inc is a Christian community-based organization welcoming refugees without regard to their ethnic origin or creed. Journey's End helps men, women, and children establish new lives in Buffalo by providing critical legal services and basic human essentials like housing, education, and employment assistance. In 2016 alone, Journey's End welcomed 542 refugees from 13 different countries. From resettlement to educational and employment programs, Journey's End Refugee Services was there to help these individuals begin their new lives in Buffalo and become successful, active, and contributing members of Western New York.

 

  You executed our vision to perfection!  

~ Jennifer from Olean, NY

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Our Cruises

A boat cruise on the Grand Lady offers many opportunities to enjoy one of the best parts of the Buffalo Niagara Region, our waterfront. The Grand Lady is an 80 foot yacht style luxury cruise vessel offering a variety of public cruise options including lunch, dinner, sightseeing, beer & wine tasting, and special event cruises. Specializing in private charters for all occasions, the Grand Lady is the perfect venue for birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, showers, corporate events, and any social gathering you can think of. Let us help you tie the knot with an intimate wedding reception on the water, complete with an on board ceremony by the Captain!