Erie Basin Marina, Buffalo

4.6
#4 of 7 in Parks in Buffalo
Erie Basin Marina is located in Buffalo. Start your trip to Buffalo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
Create an itinerary including Erie Basin Marina
map
Erie Basin Marina Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
89 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • August 27, 2017
    This marina is great for getting up close views of the lake. Parking is super easy. While the views of the lake are enjoyable, the actual marina itself is nothing special...just a plain concrete walk....  more »
  • July 18, 2017
    This place is right next to the Center and well worth the walk and enjoy the view. Peaceful place to walk.
    View original
  • July 13, 2017
    Walked around the marina and docks for a couple of hours and climbed the observation tower. We also ate at the waterside restaurant and sat outside. The fish and chips was out of this world. They have...  more »
Google
  • July 1, 2017
    Nice place to watch the sunset. It's come a long way from what it used to be. There are a lot of restaurants now and boats that offer tours of the lake. Sometimes the music can be a little too loud in a small area and it's hard to have a conversation.
  • July 9, 2017
    Very nice views. Limited vehicle traffic. Great spot for a quick walk or some photos.
  • June 25, 2017
    The Sunset here is very beautiful and incredible to watch as the sun slowly sets. There are several spots to watch the sunset. Couple places I would recommend is over by the bar under the patio sitting on a chair enjoying a cold beverage. As you walk towards the opposite end of the Marina, there are various places along the way to watch the Sunset such as the big rocks that you can climb to and pick a rock to sit on. When you start to approach the opposite end of the Marina, right before the loop, there is a small "Beach" of sand along the short line. You may not notice at 1st. You have to climb over a few rocks to get to it, but it's very easy to climb down. Although this small area is not intended for swimming, it's great for taking off your footwear to put your toes in the water or sand. If your intention is to just drive down to this end to check everything out, there's a small loop here that you can either slowly circle/turn around or simply just park for a moment to watch the water or Sunset. As far as places to eat or enjoy a cold beverage, there are 2 Restaurants, an Ice Cream shop and a Bar. The 1st restaurant is William K's. It's a bit upscale but their food is good. The 2nd restaurant is next to WK's and they primarily make fried food and some already prepared food in their coolers with minimal healthy options. I don't recommend this restaurant. I would provide more info, but this review is about the Marina. The ice cream shop is next to the 2nd restaurant & the bar is located behind the ice cream shop, which is the perfect spot for watching the sunset with a cold drink.
  • May 24, 2017
    Happy that the Hatch is open for the summer season. Great fried bologna! Can't wait to back for some Perry's Ice Cream by the water!
  • July 7, 2017
    Great summer venue! Great for walking or running! Nice view! Great family destination!

Plan your trip to Buffalo

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Buffalo

For easy access to Buffalo's attractions, consider lodging near downtown, where you'll find luxury hotels and chains. As you move away from downtown, you'll find neighborhoods using renovated 19th-century mansions to host bed and breakfasts and inns.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Buffalo by other users

2 days in Buffalo & Ontario BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Buffalo & Philadelphia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in New York State BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM CANADA October, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in New York City & Buffalo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM KUWAIT November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in New York State BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: January, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans