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Schooner Excursions, Inc

3 N Franklin St, Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1251
+1 607-535-5253
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On a whim...not disappointed

After a morning of hiking the gorge, we wanted a little time on the lake. Because True Love got... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike W
via mobile
Beautiful Day on the Lake

A relaxing and informative experience immersed in beautiful scenery. The schooner True Love is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annapolis, Maryland
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Sail on the vintage 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner "True Love" that was featured in the 1956 movie "High Society". Docked at the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Schooner "True Love" charters daily on the deep blue waters of beautiful Seneca Lake. Coast Guard Certified for up to 22 passengers Schooner "True Love" sets the perfect scene for your relaxing getaway. Tour on our latest addition to the fleet, "M/V REMEDY" is an Oldport 26 Tour Boat. Enjoy an educational Eco-History Tour, a Winery, Brewery & Distillery Tour or relaxing Sightseeing Tour of Beautiful Seneca Lake. Docked next to the Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park Pier.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3 N Franklin St, Seneca Harbor Park Pier, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1251
+1 607-535-5253
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a morning of hiking the gorge, we wanted a little time on the lake. Because True Love got such good reviews we paid the money. Actual SAILING. Amazing crew. Peaceful. And beautiful. Worth every penny.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A relaxing and informative experience immersed in beautiful scenery. The schooner True Love is a gorgeous sailing vessel crewed by congenial,helpful, and well-informed staff who went out of their way to ensure a first-rate experience. At $45 for the 2-hour afternoon cruise it's a great...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful boat, friendly and warm staff. Had a perfect trip !! Comes with free water and soda. Alcohol available for purchase. Just a beautiful day on the water.

Thank Elizabeth U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the cruise so much it was very relaxing the views were awesome the crew were extremely friendly and we would definitely do it again thank you for great memories

Thank Billhd13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the sunset cruise! The crew was very friendly and accommodating. They serve water and pop complementary and there is beer and wine available for purchase. The boat goes out to see the Hector waterfall where the crew serves fruit...More

Thank Jessie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sail around the lake was amazing. The views you get are beautiful and the crew that are on the boat go above and beyond to make it a very enjoyable experience. Would definitely come back to go sailing again with them!

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We took a ride on this wonderful schooner and it was marvelous. The captain spent time talking with the boys about sailing guided them through useful nautical knots and had them at the helm, while we enjoyed some wine, fruit, cheese, and crackers. While we...More

Thank Eric P
venona, Owner at Schooner Excursions, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you so much for sailing with us and sharing your thoughts. We appreciate your business and are glad that our Captains and Crew are providing a great experience. We hope that your boys will remember their time sailing on the True Love.

Reviewed 2 November 2016

We visit Watkins Glen for the vintage sports car festival/races every September but the highlight of each day is sailing on the schooner True Love! Good idea to reserve seating on weekends-Holidays

Thank Lou_Schier
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We did a 4:30-6:30 sunset sail on a Friday and it was excellent. Everyone was very friendly, informative and they always kept you aware of what was happening with the boat. Would highly recommend.

Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stumbled upon True Love and Schooner Excursions while exploring Watkins Glen on our honeymoon. We had hoped to book the afternoon cruise but due to availability, we ended up on the Sunset cruise, which could not have been more wonderful with perfect weather conditions....More

Thank SSH614
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
how late in the year do you have trips? We will be coming in the first two weeks of Oct. ? thank you
17 September 2016|
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Response from Mark712Home | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that.
Roger S
what is the true love cruise
31 August 2016|
Response from nancysam2016 | Reviewed this property |
The name of the boat is "True Love". It (the boat) is a historic schooner that appeared in a few Hollywood films.
Roman C
Are children allow?
4 September 2015|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
Children are welcomed and entertained. During our excursion, they took turns steering.