Carillon Boat Cruises for Groups

Let Your Imaginations Set Sail Aboard the Carillon!

Enjoy gorgeous, sweeping vistas of Vermont's Green mountains and New York's Adirondack mountains during a 90-minute narrated boat tour aboard the Carillon. Let our friendly and experienced staff be your guide to Lake Champlain's centuries of stirring maritime heritage with panoramic vistas around you and a sonar view of shipwrecks below. 

NEW in 2018! A selection of beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks are available for purchase!

Groups must contain at least 20 participants to receive a private, discounted tour. The Carillon comfortably seats up to 35 people. Advanced tickets can be purchased at least 48 hours before the desired tour time by calling 518-585-1023. A nonrefundable deposit is due in order to reserve the boat. 

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

Group Rate:
Adult (13+ yrs.): $30.00 (deposit $8/adult)
Children (5-12 yrs.): $20.00 (deposit $7/child)

School Groups:
Limited time offer! Chaperones: $12.00 (deposit $5/adult)
Students: $12.00 (deposit $4/student)

Scouting Groups:
Limited time offer! Adults: $12.00 (deposit $5/adult)
Scouts: $12.00 (deposit $4/scout) 

Summer Camps:
Chaperones: $30.00 (deposit $8/adult)
Youth (5-17 yrs.): $20.00 (deposit $7/child)

To make reservations, check availability or for more information, contact our Group Tour Coordinator at or 518-585-1023. 

*Deposits are non-refundable. 

Evening Charters:

Enjoy an unforgettable experience aboard tour boat Carillon! Witness a mountainside sunset on Lake Champlain during a unique evening charter suited specifically to your special event. From rehearsal dinners to birthday celebrations, the Carillon is ready to add a dynamic twist to your occasion!

  • The Carillon comfortably seats 35, with a maxiumum capacity of 49 passengers
    $500 for the first 2 hours: After 5 pm
    $500 for the first 2 hours + General Admission: During Business Hours
    $200 for each additional hour
    Food and beverage stations are available upon request but may impact the capacity of seating. 
  • 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

Call (518) 585-1023 or email for more information on charters.

The development of the maritime tours was funded in part by an agreement awarded by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission to the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission in partnership with the Lake Champlain Basin Program. NEIWPCC manages LCBP’s personnel, contract, grant, and budget tasks and provides input on the program’s activities through a partnership with the LCBP Steering Committee.