Lighthouse Boat Tours2018-10-04T23:01:52+00:00


  • Check-in begins an hour before boat’s departure. Please note that boat tours leave at the time listed. Boarding begins 30 minutes before departure. Indoor seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. 
  • Due to space and safety requirements, large coolers are not permitted on board, only very small carry-ons. Light refreshments available for purchase on board.
  • Please be aware that there may be boarding limitations for the disabled at certain piers. Kindly call us to discuss if this might be an issue for you or your guest. 718-390-0040
  • Lighthouse Boat Tours commence rain or shine.



Sunday, July 15, 2018 – Circumnavigation of the Isle of Staten. Join us July 15th when we repeat this popular tour. The New York and New Jersey shorelines along the Arthur Kill run the gamut from bird sanctuaries to ship graveyards! We will pass under four bridges, Bayonne, Goethals, Outerbridge and Verrazano. This is a trip that few of us have made by boat and we will do it in comfort and style. This tour leaves promptly at 1:00 pm from Pier 1 located adjacent to the National Lighthouse Museum. SOLD OUT


Sunday, August 5, 2018 – Lighthouse Weekend Celebratory Lighthouse Boat Tour. It’s Lighthouse Weekend, we’re celebrating! Lighthouse Weekend is an annual event commemorating the signing of the Lighthouse Act by George Washington, August 7, 1789.  Join the party and cruise New York Harbor and Raritan Bay passing at least 10 lighthouses, most not visible from land.  This tour leaves promptly at 11:00 am from the World Financial Center Pier located on the Hudson River at Vesey St. and North End Ave.


Saturday, September 15, 2018 – East River Journey Through Hell’s Gate to Long Island Sound. Join NLM members and friends for a cruise up the East River and pass through Hell’s Gate to Long Island Sound. We will cruise as far as Execution Rocks Lighthouse and learn of its gruesome history. This tour leaves promptly at 11:00 am from Pier 1, St. George, Staten Island, adjacent to the Museum.

 Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Hudson River Lighthouse Boat Tour. Enjoy our awesome river, magnificent Palisades, several lighthouses and lightships and all the beautiful sites along the way north to Tarrytown. Leaves promptly at 11:00 am from Pier 1, St. George, Staten Island, adjacent to the Museum. SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 28, 2018 – A Haunted Lighthouse Boat Tour from 5-8pm leaving from Pier 1, St. George, adjacent to the Museum and Staten Island Ferry. This is an adult only costume Halloween party boat tour up the East River, through Hell’s Gate to Execution Rocks Lighthouse. $75 admission includes boat tour, buffet dinner, DJ and dancing, and all the spooky fun you can stand!