Boat cruises are an essential part of the Lake George Area’s fabric. Ships have been cruising on Lake George for almost as long as people have been visiting the Lake George Area. A cruise on Lake George is a must do activity for new Lake George Area visitors, and a yearly experience to revisit for returning guests. Discover the magic of Lake George.

Lake George is the crown jewel of Adirondack waters, and a ride on a boat cruise is the most cherished way to take in all 32-miles of the lake. Before roadways were developed, cruise ships served as crucial transportation to distant towns for the area’s residents and visitors. As time passed, Lake George cruise ship companies began to focus their trips on sightseeing which quickly became one of the regions top attractions. Travelers who wish to explore the length of Lake George can cruise the lake from stern to bow, or take specialty cruises that focus on the lake’s islands or history.

If you want to pair your sightseeing with a meal, many of the Lake George boat tours offer dinner cruises with a range of dining options and a full bar. Lunch, brunch, and dinner cruises sail the lake daily in the summer, providing delectable foods such as Macaroni & Cheese or Prime Rib. Fireworks displays are always blasting off in the Lake George Area and watching the show is from the deck of a cruise ship has become one of the favorite activities for couples visiting the area. Fireworks cruises leave the dock most of the Thursday evenings in July and August, and some even offer dinner.

Lovebirds seeking to tie the knot on the majestic waters of Lake George can book cruise ships for their wedding, creating a unique memory for their special day. To truly see the full breadth of Lake George, you need to experience it from the deck of a boat cruise.

Bolton Boat Tours and Water Sports on Lake George

Plan an unforgettable family adventure on Lake George on board a private 27-foot bow-rider. Your local captain will take you and your party to the best locations on the lake. Our tours are informative and exciting and include swimming, tubing, narrated history with sightseeing, cliff jumping (time permitting), nature viewing and more! Morning and evening catch and release fishing and fireworks trips are available. Fun and interesting for all ages.

Diamond Point Boat Tours

Tour the lake, dine at restaurants, picnic on an island. Let us drive, we'll pick you up at most lakeside properties. Bring your beverage of choice, snacks/food and CD's of your favorite music. Seating for 2 up to 10 guests.

Indian Pipes Charter Cruises

Cruises on Lake George day and evening. Swim, picnic, tube, historic narration.

Lake George Association's Floating Classroom

2-hr educational aquatic learning adventure on Lake George with the educational staff of the Lake George Association. Take part in hands-on activities as you learn about the geologic history of the lake. Wednesday, July and August. Maximum 30 people, reservations required.

Lake George Island Adventures

Family fun, customized pontoon boat adventures. Swimming, tubing, island picnics, barbecues, eco tours, fall foliage tours.