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

Club Cayuga!

Monday Nights only. DJs ha-MEEN and Mike Judah on-board! Special rate- $16 advance/$20 at the dock.

Sunset cruiseS & features
(Our 2019 sunset cruises are Bookable now- stay tuned for special events coming soon!)

2-Hour Sunset Cruises feature light narration, informal chats with our crew and beautiful sunsets.  BYO refreshments.   Special Events include Salsa nights, DJs, Rainbow Cruises, Fireworks and Meteor watches and more!

  • $40 adults

  • $35 student/seniors

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

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mid-day & afternoon Cruises
(stay tuned for our 2019 schedule)

We will offer 1.5 & 2 hour, narrated cruise options through the season. New & returning offerings will include family activities, natural history presentations and more! Check back January 1.

  • $25/adult, $20 for students & seniors for 1.5 hour cruises

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

  • Family & group discounts available


(stay tuned for our 2019 schedule)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Weekend 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 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.   

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Cruise Calendar

Contact Information

For questions and booking information, please call or email.

607-327-LAKE (5253)



The MV Teal's home dock May through October is at the Allan H. Treman Marine State Park at 805 Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca, NY 14850 (Google map).   Traveling out of Ithaca on Rt. 89 (Taughannock Blvd.) turn right at the Hangar Theater and drive straight to the marina (about 500 yards).

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Depending on the programming planned for your cruise, there are a number of locations available for boarding The Teal, including in Ithaca, Lansing, and Aurora.