BOAT TOUR INFORMATION
All Tours are scheduled for 3 hours, however, tides and currents may increase the time needed to return to dock!
Boat Tour Rules:
All boat tours will depart from Pier 1, St. George, Staten Island, adjacent to the National Lighthouse Museum.
Check-in begins an hour before boat’s departure. Boarding begins 30 minutes before departure. Tide and currents may delay our return to the dock. Please plan accordingly.
Due to space and safety requirements, large coolers are not permitted on board, only very small carry-ons. No refreshments will be available onboard due to COVID modifications. You can bring your own! Please be aware that there may be boarding limitations for people with disabilities at the pier. Kindly call us to discuss if this might be an issue for you or your guest 718-390-0040.
Please note FareHarbor is the processor of credit card payments for the National Lighthouse Museum. A charge for FareHarbor will appear on your credit card statement, not National Lighthouse Museum.
Tickets are non-refundable. Lighthouse Boat Tours commence rain or shine. Covid rules: Masks required; social distancing; temperature checks and contact tracing info requested
Saturday, May 22, 11:00 am
*NEW Route* Maritime Day Tour
Memorial Wreath Tossing at Museum Site’s Anchor Memorial with USIVO. Touring Kill Van Kull, Shooter’s Island,
Newark and Bayonne Bays, back end of Governor’s Island and much more sea worthy history.
Saturday, June 19, 11:00 am
Encircle Staten Island
This tour makes a unique Father’s Day gift. Expert speakers will narrate the cruise as we encircle Staten Island
and explore fascinating and mysterious sites unfamiliar to most New Yorkers.
Wednesday, July 14, 11:00 am
A Little French Connection – Tour Lower Bay to Sandy Hook Light.
Sunday, July 18, 11:00 am
East River Cruise to Execution Rocks
Pass through Hell’s Gate to Long Island Sound and Execution Rocks Lighthouse learning facts about lighthouses.
Sunday, August 8, 11:00 am
Lighthouse Weekend – Signature Tour
This popular boat tour familiarizes passengers with key lighthouses that facilitate safe passage from the
Atlantic Ocean into Lower New York Harbor.
Sunday, September 12, 11:00 am
Hudson River Tour to Tappan Zee Bridge
See the Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge.
Saturday, October 30, 3:00 pm
Haunting Halloween Cruise through Hell’s Gate to Execution Rocks
Cruise the East River through Hell’s Gate recalling haunted tales of lighthouses along the way and other points
of spooky interest. Hear about the haunting river stories on the way to Execution Rocks.