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Address: 1 Lansing Park Rd. Slip 40, Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: +1 607-280-3538
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Description: School's Out Charters offers small group and exclusive boat tours on...
School's Out Charters offers small group and exclusive boat tours on Cayuga Lake. We specialize in Winery Tours! This is the ultimate way to enjoy the wineries. No crowded cattle buses, no traffic, just a leisurely cruise on the lake combined with tastings at some of the best wineries in the Finger Lakes. Book us for an intimate customized sunset cruise or a party. Our boats accommodate from 2-12 people. We offer group discounts. School's Out Charters - the anti-limo.Established in 2009, the owners of School's Out Charters took the burgeoning winery tourism market on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail and combined it with boat cruises to produce the ultimate vehicle to conduct wine tours. Our love for the lake and it's surrounding areas allow us the opportunity to share this passion for the natural beauty of the finger lakes with all of our customers.
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A fun, exciting twist for a wine tour!

Everything was great! Our captain was friendly, informative, beyond accommodating and really put in the extra effort to make the trip special. The wineries chosen by School's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Everything was great! Our captain was friendly, informative, beyond accommodating and really put in the extra effort to make the trip special. The wineries chosen by School's Out were wonderful. At each stop, we were greeted by the owner and made to feel like VIP's. The cost is worth it, as it is a unique experience v. the typical wine... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We went out for the day on the wine cruise and it was great! The boat was so comfortable and really felt like I was on vacation!!! The wineries were great as well, and everything just went so smoothly. The boat captains are so knowledgeable of the area and the wines! They were so easy to talk to and we... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were in Ithaca celebrating my birthday and wanted to try some of the wineries, but we didn't want to have to drive. We were so happy we found School's Out charters because the way to do wine tasting is definitely from the water! We spent a great 6 hour tour with Captain Mike, who had us laughing the whole... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We celebrated our daughter's birthday with Captain Rick, doing a wine tour on Cayuga Lake. He shared many interesting facts about the Finger Lakes region while ensuring that our day was safe and fun. The wineries that we visited offered excellent choices of wine and food, and the hosts treated us wonderfully. A wine tour by car or bus is... More 

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Dover, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Last Sunday while in town for a reunion weekend at Ithaca College my wife and I took the 6 hour, winery cruise on Cayuga Lake. We were the only couple on the boat and we visited 3 wineries. Captain Mike, was very knowledgable about the lake, the wineries and wines. This experience was amazing. A beautiful fall day,we had the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had a fantastic time. Capt Mike curated our experience with pre- arranged, quality tastings. The boat was brand new and extremely comfortable with places for shade or sun. The tour was a full six hours and it flew by. You need to do this!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sadly, we did not have a chance to tour with Captain Rick, but I just wanted to write a review about the integrity of this tour company. I had booked a wine cruise with School's Out Charters for my sister's bachelorette party, but unfortunately the forecast called for rain. The day before our scheduled tour, Rick called me and stated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I took the 6 hour, winery cruise on Cayuga Lake. We visited 3 wineries and all 3 treated us a special guests with tasting and food pairings included included in the price of the tour. Mike, our boat captain was very knowledgable about the lake, the wineries and wines. This experience was amazing and we will definitely... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I've been on many wine tours over the years and have taken limos, and tour buses but this one on a boat I've never experienced, and boy was it amazing! Worth every penny too! My friends and I had a wonderful time. The boat was very clean, and the Captain was extremely friendly. I highly recommend this for anyone! II'm... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is the way to do it! I contacted School's Out to take us around for my best friend's bachelorette party. Rick provided first class service all the way and has everything you need on the boat from, plates, to water, napkins, etc. We had such a wonderful day out on the water and at the wineries and appreciated his... More 

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Address: 1 Lansing Park Rd. Slip 40, Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: +1 607-280-3538
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca

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