Public Cruises & Eco-Tours!

Personalized narrations  and authentic lake-study opportunities.   Join us for leaf-peeping on the lake and special events through October 31.  Cruises depart from Allan H. Treman Marine State Park unless otherwise noted.

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cruise options

Sunset cruiseS & features (Done for 2018)

2-Hour Sunset Cruises feature light narration, informal chats with our crew and beautiful sunsets.  BYO refreshments.   $40 adults - $35 student/seniors - $80 family pack.  Special Events include Salsa nights, DJs ha-MEEN & Mike Judah, Rainbow Cruises, Meteor watches and more! See you in 2019?


Haunted Afternoon Cruises - Puppets & Music by Miss Angie, Ghost Stories and Hot Cider! Costume prizes from Ithaca ReUse Center!
Sunday, October 28, 2:30-4pm - $18/adults, $14/12 and under, $50/family package (2 adults, 3 children).

The leaf-Peepers’ Cruise (Done for 2018)

2:30 - 4:00 pm

A 1.5 hour, narrated cruise, when the lighting is just right! Featuring picturesque lakeshore communities, the Cayuga palisades, and crisp, fall color!  Adults and kids alike can join in lake study demostrations or just sit back and relax.

$25/adult, $20 for students & seniors, family & group discounts.



10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday and Monday mornings- the perfect to start the day or wrap up your weekend!  A one-hour narrated cruise of the sites around the south end of Cayuga Lake.  Bring a light breakfast if you like!

$25/adult, $20 for students & seniors.   $50 Family Package.


your fares support our mission of access, empowerment &education on cayuga lake! 

The crew at Discover Cayuga Lake hosts over 1500 students on the lake  each year, and strives to  offer educational programs and public cruises that highlighting the close connections between Finger Lakes products, people, and natural resources.   


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