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Call May 26th-October 15th for a reservation

e-mail info@boatlivery.com during the off-season (November-May)

In the late 1800s, Blue Mountain Lake attracted the very wealthiest families in America as a great retreat; some of their great camps are still visible from the water.  Behind the scenes, the servants and lumberjacks of the area lead to many interesting stories that give this region its rich cultural heritage. Our tour features the camps, hotels, steamboats, workers, and players in the late 1800s. As the era draws to a close, we cover the last of the great camps and the whirlwind of typhus and bankruptcy that follows. As a new generation emerges, preservation and conservation in our times also play a part in the great Adirondack story. Between the beautiful scenery, fascinating history, and interesting tour guide, our historic boat cruise is one part of the Adirondack experience you will not want to miss!

Adirondack Boat Tours

Tours and Cruises



Adults  $20.00

Seniors  $18.00

Youths (3 to 15)  $15.00

Historic Three Lake Tour

Sunset Cruise


Departs daily at 6:20pm


Bring beverages and hors d’oeuvres as you wish.  

All tours depart promptly from our dock.


Reservations Required.


Special charters and group rates available.

Private Cruises


Book a private cruise for your special event:


Anniversary  Wedding  Divorce  


Birthday  Family Reunion


Charters are available for your private group.  Please see our Charters & Weddings page for more information.




Charters are available from Memorial Day to Columbus Day.




Private cruises start at $350 for two hours.




This vessel holds as many as thirty people. Its large size proves ideal for large groups; circular seating allows for interior space and personal conversation. Her brilliant deep blue hull awes the passerby. A mahogany bow and deck complement a truly magnificent boat.

Towahloondah 1920

Our large capacity boat is ideal for a crowd of up to 53 people.  A spacious cabin and flexible floor plan allow for personalized events complete with catered hors d’oeuvres or light meals.  Other amenities include on board bathroom facilities, inside/outside seating, and wheelchair accessibility.  



Daily July 4th through Labor Day

11:00am and 2:00pm

Off Season: 2:00pm


Reservations are not necessary, but they are suggested.

Each boat is annually inspected by the New York State Department of Historic Preservation.

The New York State Parks and Recreation Department tests and certifies the pilots, who are skilled in the navigation of these waters.

Blue Mountain Lake Cruises

Oneonta 1953