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 PRICING: For groups of ten or more, we offer a 10% discount on advance ticket purchases. You may purchase tickets for your entire group all at once, or request a unique group promo code for your guests to use on a particular date. Contact us to set up a block purchase!

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

(607) 327-5253

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seasonal cruise options

Sunset cruiseS & events

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

  • $40 for adults & $35 for students/seniors

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

Sundays ~ Club Cayuga featuring 4 local DJs, & local food & beverages.

Wednesdays ~ Community Cruises featuring guest speakers & wines by Six Mile Creek Winery. Enjoy casual talks relating to our wonderful Cayuga Lake, from science to art, the history, health and culture.

  • “Pay What You Can” open fare

  • See our Community Access page for the topic of the week.


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. A great cruise for a picnic lunch!

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

  • Family & group discounts available

  • Check schedule for available days.


Mini-Eco Cruise (1.5 hrs)

Afternoons 3:00-4:30pm and some mornings. See calendar for availability.

A shorter version of our 2 hour Eco-Cruise, with narration & optional, hands-on lake-study activities for kids and curious adults.

  • $25 single fare

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

  • Check schedule for available days.



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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