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Field Trip

Spirit of Buffalo Boat Excursions

Take an educational journey aboard the City of Buffalo’s Flagship, The Spirit of Buffalo. This trip is focused on nautical science and the history of our surrounding area. Students participate in hands-on activities including: team building, sail setting, navigation, mechanical advantage with use of simple machines, buoyancy, nautical terminology, and sail theory.

For younger students, Pirate Adventures are available. On these themed boat excursions, children are entertained with pirate stories, treasure-hunting, music, and loads of swashbuckling fun! Join us on this cruise for an adventure your students will not forget.


  • Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College
  • Group Size: Up to 42 including students, teachers, and chaperones
  • Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances
  • Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours