Carillon Boat Cruises

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

Daily Narrated Boat Tours
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. Embark on this unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages! 

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

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

  • $40.00 Adults/Seniors 
  • $27.00 Fort Ticonderoga Members/Ambassador Pass Holders
  • $25.00 Children (5-12 years), Children 4 years and under free

June 23-August 19, 2018: 10:30am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm
August 22-October 14, 2018: 1:00 pm, 3:30pm 

Some blackout 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.

Call 518-585-2821 or email for more information on daily boat cruises. 

All sales are final, no exchanges or refunds. In the case of tour cancellations due to mechanical issues or hazardous weather, you may call (518) 585-2821 to request a refund of the Carillon tour portion of your ticket purchase. 

Sunset Boat Cruises

Enjoy a relaxing summer evening aboard the Carillon tour boat. Beginning with a signature glass of punch to set the scene, let this 1920s style vessel take you away with stories of Lake Champlain from armed schooners to prohibition-era rum running. Be our guest for the natural beauty of this lake set between the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

Saturdays June 16-September 1, 2018
*some blackout dates may apply

Boat Cruises for Groups

Groups of at least 20 participants 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


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.