Carillon Boat Cruises


Step on board the Carillon and immerse yourself in the wake of history along Lake Champlain!

Explore Ticonderoga’s incredible saga surrounded in stunning natural beauty during this 90-minute boat tour. Climb around the Carillon, a replica late 19th-century touring boat, and learn about the region’s epic story as you relax on Lake Champlain. Ask about soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, and snacks, all available for purchase. Embark on this unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages!  

All programs are rain or shine and require advanced reservations. All sales are final, no exchanges or refunds. Call 518-585-2821 to reserve your spot today! 

All-inclusive Carillon Ticket - Includes Site Admission & Mount Defiance:

  • Fort Ticonderoga Members: $27.00

  • Adult (13+ years): $40.00

  • Children 5-12 years: $25.00

  • Children 4 years and under: Free

Regular Boat Tours

Friday May 26-Friday June 23, 2017
1:00 PM & 3:30 PM
Saturday June 24-Sunday, August 27, 2017
10:30 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM
Tuesday, August 29-October 9, 2017
1:00 PM & 3:30 PM

Some black-out dates apply, including most Mondays. Please check the events calendar for specific dates available.

*Passengers are welcome to bring a picnic lunch or reserve a boxed lunch from America's Fort Cafe in the Log House Welcome Center.

Evening Boat Tours: Sunset Boat Cruise 

Enjoy an unforgettable experience and witness a mountainside sunset on Lake Champlain during a unique evening cruise aboard M/V Carillon, a replica 19th-century touring vessel. More information.

June 3, 10, 17, 24, 28

July 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 26, 29

August 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19


Would you like to charter the Carillon for your special occasion?

Enjoy an unforgettable experience aboard this luxury vessel with a group of up to 49 people. Witness a mountainside sunset on Lake Champlain during a unique evening charter suited specifically to your special event. From business meetings to birthday celebrations, the Carillon is ready to add a dynamic twist to your occasion!

Don’t forget to ask about historical introductions! Fort Ticonderoga's interpretive staff would be delighted to add to your special occasion with a unique historical narration! 

  • $50 for 15-minutes

  • $75 for 30-minutes

  • $100 for 1 hour