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About Ithaca Boat Tours
Ithaca Boat Tours offers a wide variety of daytime and evening narrated boat tours and cruises that departing from 2 locations in Ithaca, New York. Enjoy the sunset, learn about the history of the area, or enjoy a glass wine with friends or family during any of our cruise option. Pay-as-you-board 1hr narrated tours are available Saturdays and Sundays departing from the Ithaca Farmer's Market at 11a, 12:30p, 2p May - October. We offer late afternoon matinee and a 1hr sunset cruise departing from the Thursday Evening Ithaca Farmers' Market. Additionally, we offer 2-hr Summer Sunset, 2-Hr Picnic lunch Cruises, and a Wine on the Water Cruise by reservation most every day of the week departing from our home dock. Be sure to check the schedule for special events !
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the time and effort. We had the boat to ourselves on a rainy day. None the less we enjoyed getting on the water and were spoiled by the captain and tour guide. Two thumbs up.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank vespagl1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this boat tour! The guide was very knowledgeable, and made the tour interesting. He was willing, and available, to answer questions. The workers were very accommodating. The day that we went was very windy; we had left jackets in the car, because our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MEEEK
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We had a wonderful Wine Cruise on Cayuga Lake. The captain and her first mate were great hosts. They were friendly and informative. The other guests were also a great addition to the crusie. They were a pleasure to chat with. The evening was not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Even though I lived in ithaca for four years, I never utilized the lake so this tour was my first experience on it. Our first mate Sandy provided an interesting narrative about the history and ecology of the lake. For $25pp for a 1hr cruise...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jcmccain17
Reviewed July 29, 2018

One hour boat tour from Ithaca farmers market up Cayuga Lake. $50. per person. Smooth ride tour guide pointed out all the landmarks. Good tour of the south end of the lake

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Glenn S
Navigator61309738618, General Manager at Ithaca Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Thank you for the review Glenn ! However, those tickets are $25 per person, perhaps we can connect and i'll make sure that there wasn't an error ?

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Five of us took the eco-tour on a Sunday afternoon. After visiting Ithaca twice a year for the past 23 years, it was nice to finally get on the water. Felicia did a great job explaining various aspects of the history of the lake with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

It was start of the season on a perfect Thursday evening. Met a family from Canada waiting for the two hour trip! The Captain and his young 1st mate were friendly and personable! From beginning to end, they were interacting with everyone and answering questions....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

A delightful way to spend an hour when visiting the Ithaca Farmers Market. Cayuga Lake is beautiful and the guide was very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LindsCC777
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Party of 6 wanted to take the Sunday afternoon, 2:00, 1 hour boat tour. We arrived with 20 mins to spare. Followed the GPS and address from this site. Even when you pull into the parking lot here is a sign for boat tours. Drove...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Navigator61309738618, Owner at Ithaca Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Yes, the 2pm Sunday cruise departs from the Ithaca Farmers Market, we are sorry that the wires were crossed on the correct departure location. We strive to make a note of the departure location on the website, but unfortunately word of mouth cruise information is...More

Reviewed September 23, 2017

It was a warm sunny afternoon and the tour was simply lovely. Besides being interesting and instructive, it was very relaxing, with a very nice atmosphere. Both the captain and the guide were very friendly and the landscape was really beautiful. I would recommend it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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There is a restroom on the ship. I have never used it. It is some sort of restroom somewhat unique to boats, I believe. On previous cruises the person assisting the captain would typically make an announcement offering... More
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Anne C
July 21, 2016|
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There is arestroom on the boat. I have never used it. It is some sort of restroom somewhat unique to boats, I believe. On previous cruises the person assisting the captain would typically make an announcement offering... More
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July 21, 2016|
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There is a bathroom on the boat. I have never used it. It is some sort of restroom somewhat unique to boats, I believe. On previous cruises the person assisting the captain would typically make an announcement offering... More
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