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School's Out Charters

1 Lansing Park Rd Slip 40, Ithaca, NY 14882-9102
+1 607-280-3538
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Definitely worth it!

Captain Mike was so accommodating and provided us with a great tour of some of the local wineries... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Dawn D
New York, United States
Super Sunset Cruise

Relaxing day's end sail on Cayuga Lake... Captain Mike was skilled, knowledgeable and easy on the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
via mobile
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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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1 Lansing Park Rd Slip 40, Ithaca, NY 14882-9102
+1 607-280-3538
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Captain Mike was so accommodating and provided us with a great tour of some of the local wineries. The boat was some comfy and clean. We couldn't have asked for a better day.

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Relaxing day's end sail on Cayuga Lake... Captain Mike was skilled, knowledgeable and easy on the eyes! The charter allows passengers to bring food and drink aboard... they provide a cooler, ice and cups. Mother Nature provides a spectacular sunset... no filter needed!

Thank Pineapplepalm
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Captain Mike is the best. Having grown up on Lake Cayuga, he knows many stories of the scenic coastline and waters. We went on two trips-the winery tour and the sunset cruise. Both were excellent. Not being boat people, we were apprehensive at first, but...More

2  Thank hovis111
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great Cayuga lake wine tour with Captain Rick. Went on to three wineries and each had great customer service and good wines. The lake is beautiful and the ride enjoyable. Highly recommend.

Thank Shuchen Susan G
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We would highly recommend this charter. Mike the captain was very personable, and went out of his way to ensure we had a pleasant experience.

Thank MJAnthony
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

After doing our homework on line, we arrived at Lansing Town Park Marina and met Captain Rick and boarded the boat for the days adventure. They have two boats, a single-hull power boat and a Pontoon platform style boat. We had the pleasure of riding...More

1  Thank Bulitlist
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time on this unique winery tour. The weather was amazing which helped but it was the best way to see the local wineries! Everyone does a van but not many people can go by boat! The boat was extremely comfortable and...More

1  Thank mollybrown68
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is more than just a fun way to get to the various wineries. Captain Rick was knowledgable about wine, the vineyards, the tasting experiences as well as the lake. He was the best host! He went out of his way to make sure we...More

2  Thank Tara M
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I recommend this company highly! We booked a private wine charter for six people, a bachelorette party. All information provided while booking the excursion was clear and helpful. Rick was happy to answer all my questions, and offered tips and recommendations about the area. We...More

3  Thank oneveganrunner
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Highly recommend! Captain Rick was a great host, wineries visited were very different from each other with great tastings, lunch stop was excellent ; all in all a relaxing way to enjoy a day on the lake and some fun winde tastings. ;

2  Thank MKM520
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