Boat Rides & Cruises in Ithaca

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Boat Rides & Cruises in Ithaca

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  • Journey02659327098
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We enjoyed a great day on the water with Zach, Cam, and Tim! These guys are super friendly, worked hard, and found us some fish! You will feel right at home fishing with these guys and they will go out of their way to make you as comfortable as possible! We very much enjoyed our day, but be warned, it can be quite cold on the lake in April! If you are looking for a charter on Lake Cayuga, look no further. I have chartered many boats all over the US and Mexico, and this is the friendliest crew I have ever experienced!
    Written 19 April 2024
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  • Bill S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Captain Rick was a very entertaining and knowledgeable guide on our Anniversary Sunset Cruise. He made our cruise very memorable and fun for my wife and I . We would recommend this experience to all, and will do it again soon.
    Written 2 August 2022
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  • ppapamark
    Uyuni, Bolivia84 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent cruise. Great experience; very friendly, welcoming, accommodating staff. Feel free to bring your own food and libations; plan to be responsible for carry on/ carry off.
    Written 16 May 2024
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  • Kaymtravel7
    Los Angeles, CA761 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My husband and I were part of a specially booked group, and we absolutely loved our trip. The afternoon was sunny and pleasant, and the narration on board was interesting and engaging. The wind can get a bit chilly. I would recommend this to people wanting to experience Cayuga Luke, One of the beautiful Finger Lakes.
    Written 15 August 2020
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  • Andy05255
    Manchester, VT221 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Where ever we travel , we try to get out on the water! such was the case during our stay in Lake Cayuga in the Finger lakes, region of NY! We contacted FLX sailing charter and alerted them to our plans to visit in July, back in Feb 2019.
    When we arrived I sent an email and the next morning Andrew replied and we set a time for our charter! The winds were light but we all enjoyed our time on the water! Andrew provided some great snacks and seltza's and we brought along some Champagne and orange juice for mimosas! Being on the water with my family is my happy place and FLX charter service and Andrew made our day priceless!
    Written 9 July 2019
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  • Fred M
    Bay Village, OH10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a perfect evening on the Spindrift! After the casual dinner and drinks we brought aboard, Captain Scott showed us some sailing basics and let us give it a try. So relaxing - our favorite experience in Ithaca! Highly recommend!
    Written 17 August 2021
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  • melissa levy
    Plainview, NY400 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I called to arrange something after going through all sailing places and seeing that this one had an option for sailing lessons that was less expensive than a 4hr private charter. When I explained that I had two kids (ages 13, 11), she suggested a 2hr excursion instead where we could be as involved or not involved as we wanted. Perfect! The nite before the set sail day the weather was still unsure, but she confirmed the sailing and said we'd see the next day. We arrived at the dock and the weather was drizzly but no better for the next day. She gave us the option of canceling but we said let's go! The weather was drizzly, then just overcast and the rain held out till the end. Captain Pamela explained boat safety and as soon as we were on the sailboat, she and her 1 crew member got all of us involved, with my daughter taking the helm immediately. The 4 of us all got to steer, learned boat terms, took in the scenery and had a tour too. We definitely felt this was a highlight of our trip, and 2hrs out on the lake was perfect - and the sun not beating down on us was prob a good thing too. Definitely recommend.
    Written 18 August 2018
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  • Freedom622847
    Tel Aviv, Israel1 contribution
    2.0 of 5 bubbles
    The weather was rainy that day and they did not agree to cancel our rental or postpone it. We paid the full price and returned the boat after about an hour completely soaked! (They also charged the entire amount upon reservation, instead of deposit only as promised.) A very disappointing service and behavior.
    Written 20 August 2023
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  • 007SharonR99
    Apalachin, New York1 contribution
    2.0 of 5 bubbles
    My husband and daughter's experience on their recent evening dinner cruise was quite a disappointment. (July 23, 2014). They had expected a wonderful time on a similar cruise several years ago and were expecting a similar experience. I don't know if the cruise company has changed hands over the past years, but again, they were very disappointed. Several things that they commented on was their seating arrangement for dinner. The tables and chairs were plastic dollar-store quality, unlike the stable wooden set from the last time they dined on the lake cruise. The way that the windows are positioned/ opened, they were forced to breathe in exhaust fumes from the diesel engines the entire dinnertime. Similar to the last reviewer- the quality of the overpriced dinner was beyond disappointing. The salad was so wilted and bare, consisting of a fistful of damp, green lettuce and a few tomatoes. The soup was "the only good thing," my daughter reflected, "but it tasted like it was out of a can." The steaks were once cooked, then reheated, with very little flavor; the potatoes tasted like they were eating nothing but butter, and the zucchini was also bland, soggy and obviously microwaved. My daughter and husband went on to explain that the desert was so poorly presented and small, it looked like someone cut out the middle of a packaged muffin and placed it on a plate with a drizzling of Hershey's syrup. The last cruise they were on a few years back was first class. On this experience, they felt as though they were on the "Duck Dynasty" boat ride. We are so very disappointed in the degradation of the food service and will not be returning again, nor would we recommend our family and friends the same experience. The actual cruise around the lake was pleasant, but honestly not worth the money for the dinner cruise.
    Written 29 July 2014
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