Public Cruises & Eco-Tours

Join us for a variety of cruise options during our cruise season from May - October.  Most of our tours are between 1.5 and 2 hours in length. Cruises have different themes based on the time of day and year. Most of our tours are kid-friendly or even kid-oriented, though we save a few of our cruises for our adult friends. See below for cruise descriptions, special events and our schedule. Group rates are also available.

Cruises depart from Allan H. Treman Marine State Park unless otherwise noted.

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cruise options

Sunset cruiseS & events

Tradition 2-Hour Sunset Cruises feature light narration, informal chats with our crew and beautiful sunsets.  BYO refreshments.   

Special Events include Club Cayuga w DJs on board on Sunday evenings, Fireworks, Full Moons and Meteor watches and more!

  • Pricing is dependent on the cruise. Traditional cruises start at $40/adult, Special events starts at $25/adult.

  • $80 family pack (2 adults, 3 kids)


midday ECO-CRUISEs 12:30-2:30pm

This narrated cruise covers nearly 20 miles of Cayuga shoreline and 300 years of history. Our narrators will focus on the interests of their audience and are happy to lead all-ages lake study activities for those interested. Weekends only during the spring and fall. A great cruise for a picnic lunch!

  • $40/adult, $35 for students & seniors for 2 hour cruises

  • Family & group discounts available


Afternoon Eco-Cruise (1.5 hours)

Spring 4pm-5:30pm / Summer 4:30pm-6pm

Full narration and interactive programming on special days, just a slightly shorter option.

  • $25/adult

  • $20 for students & seniors

  • $50 family pack (2 adults, 3 kids)



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.   


Cruise Calendar