Carillon Boat Cruises


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

Set between the sweeping vistas of the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York; embark on a 90-minute, narrated tour aboard M/V Carillon and explore centuries of maritime heritage and military stories that floated across Lake Champlain. Tours are offered throughout the day Tuesday-Sunday.  Sunset Cruises are offered at 6:30 p.m. most Wednesdays and Saturdays June through August. Tickets are available for purchase at the Log House Welcome Center or by calling (518) 585-2821. Ask about soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, and snacks, available for purchase. This is an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages!

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:oo 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.


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