Private Charters

charter the M/V Teal, have a wonderful time and sponsor great experiences on the lake for youth - all at the same time!

Booking now for the 2019!  Our cruise season on Cayuga Lake runs May 1 - October 31, and main deck enclosures ensure a comfortable experience- even when the weather is a little less than perfect.

  • Catered Events

  • Bachelor(ette) Parties

  • Team-Building Outings

  • Rehearsal Dinners

  • Family Events

  • Reunions

  • Retreats & Board Meetings

  • Employee Celebrations

Create an unforgettable experience for your guests with a private cruise aboard Cayuga Lake’s largest vessel, the MV Teal. Our narrative staff will be happy to share stories about intimate shoreline communities, waterfalls and wildlife along the way.

  • MV Teal can accommodate 60+ passengers. (With the expected re-opening of our upper deck in 2020, our capacity will increase!)

  • Guests are welcome to bring food and beverages. (Beer/Wine with appropriate permits.)

  • We are happy to suggest caterers and entertainment options for your event.

  • MV Teal features two restrooms & running water.

  • MV Teal is accessible for guests with mobility impairments.

  • We can arrange departures from a number of locations around the lake. 

Charter Rates: please note that special rates are available for non-profits, community organizations and educational institutions serving low-income and youth communities. Block-ticket discounts also provide an affordable alternative for smaller groups (under 25 persons). Please contact us directly to learn more!

  • Off-season (May-June & Sept.-Oct., with some weekend exceptions): $600/hour for the first two hours, pro-rated for additional time.

  • Peak-season (July-August, weekends): $750/hour for the first two hours, pro-rated for additional time.

Please contact our staff for more information on charter rates, group discounts and advice on planning your experience with Discover Cayuga Lake at 607-327-5253 or