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Captain Jim's Wine Cruises

Ovid, NY, USA
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About Captain Jim's Wine Cruises
Boat cruises to Wineries along Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Cruises are by reservation only. All Cruises leave at 10 AM and return about 4 PM depending on how busy the wineries are that day. Cruises board at Dean's Cove State Boat Launch at 5753 Route 89, Romulus, New York 14541. For an additional fee, you can also be picked up at Long Point State Park on the East side of Cayuga Lake. That address is 2063 Lake Road, Aurora, New York 13026. You'll have opportunities to taste award winning Finger Lakes wines. While we cruise on beautiful Cayuga Lake you're welcome to enjoy wine you've purchased at the wineries or a beverage you brought with you. Reservations required. A 50% deposit is required at the time of reservation. Cash, check, or major credit cards accepted. No children or pets please. Captain Jim reserves the right to cancel any cruise in the event of unsafe weather conditions. At that time we can reschedule your cruise, or refund your deposit.
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Kathleen D wrote a review Aug 2020
21 contributions1 helpful vote
Perfect day on the lake with Captain Jim. Wineries were enjoyable and he was a great host. Made recommendations for us that we loved. Can't wait to bring friends back for another wine cruise!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from jimmO457EJ, Owner at Captain Jim's Wine Cruises
Responded 3 weeks ago
I'm glad you finally got to come out and enjoy your Wine Cruise. Thank you for choosing Captain Jim's Wine Cruises. Hope to see you and Mitch again some day. Captain Jim
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ShelHopkins wrote a review Aug 2020
Fredonia, New York5 contributions
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Captain Jim was wonderful. The perfect way to experience wining in the Finger Lakes. He was a great host and super helpful. We’ll certainly be back next year and we were very appreciative that he didn’t jack up his rates like crazy because of COVID. His boat was clean, he offered cold bottles of water and was at the ready with hand sanitizer when we returned to the dock from each winery. Thanks Captain Jim for a great day!!!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from jimmO457EJ, Owner at Captain Jim's Wine Cruises
Responded Aug 23, 2020
Thank you for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed your Wine Cruise. Thank you for choosing Captain Jim's Wine Cruises.
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Carrie P wrote a review Aug 2020
Glastonbury, Connecticut7 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I are repeat customers with Captain Jim. There is, frankly, no better way to vineyard hop on the Finger Lakes than to do it by boat! And, with a gregariously-spirited captain, to boot! We can’t say enough positive things about spending the day with Jim. Nor, can we possibly give it enough “stars.” The only bad thing about a day on the water with Jim, is that, eventually, it must come to an end.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from jimmO457EJ, Owner at Captain Jim's Wine Cruises
Responded Aug 23, 2020
Happy anniversary to both of you. I'm glad I could be a part of making your day special.
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Linda N wrote a review Aug 2020
6 contributions1 helpful vote
We’d give Captain Jim 10 stars if we could! ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ What an amazing day we had! Highly recommend this wine tour! The price is one of the best on Cayuga and so worth every penny! We visited 3 wonderful wineries, had lunch at Thirsty Owl where we were treated like VIPs. Can’t wait to do this again! Thanks Captain! Linda and Ken
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from jimmO457EJ, Owner at Captain Jim's Wine Cruises
Responded Aug 23, 2020
I'm glad you enjoyed your day on Cayuga Lake with Captain Jim's Wine Cruises. Thanks for coming.
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Mary R wrote a review Aug 2020
Batavia, New York72 contributions8 helpful votes
My family recently used Captain Jim as our tour guide and chauffeur to 3 wineries on Cayuga Lake. We actually followed him to the boat launch and saw him launch the boat for the day. He is very good about wiping down the boat and keeping it clean in this time of Covid-19. He also offered hand sanitizer when necessary and made sure we all had on our masks. We toured 3 different wineries and he told us about each one as well as offering other commentary about the area we were traveling through. At each stop he helped us on and off the boat and even got us rides up to the winery when necessary. I would definitely use him again to have a nice easy way to have fun tasting wine with none of the hassle.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from jimmO457EJ, Owner at Captain Jim's Wine Cruises
Responded Aug 23, 2020
Thanks for coming out on Cayuga Lake with Captain Jim's Wine Cruises. I'm glad you enjoyed your Wine Cruise.
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