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Address: 1 Lansing Park Rd Slip 40, Ithaca, NY 14882-9102
Phone Number: +1 607-280-3538
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School's Out Charters offers small group and exclusive boat tours on Cayuga...

School's Out Charters offers small group and exclusive boat tours on Cayuga Lake. We specialize in Winery Tours! This is the ultimate way to enjoy the wineries. No crowded cattle buses, no traffic, just a leisurely cruise on the lake combined with tastings at some of the best wineries in the Finger Lakes. Book us for an intimate customized sunset cruise or a party. Our boats accommodate from 2-12 people. We offer group discounts. School's Out Charters - the anti-limo.Established in 2009, the owners of School's Out Charters took the burgeoning winery tourism market on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail and combined it with boat cruises to produce the ultimate vehicle to conduct wine tours. Our love for the lake and it's surrounding areas allow us the opportunity to share this passion for the natural beauty of the finger lakes with all of our customers.

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We would highly recommend this charter. Mike the captain was very personable, and went out of his way to ensure we had a pleasant experience.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
MJAnthony
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Ocean City, New Jersey
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Ocean City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We would highly recommend this charter. Mike the captain was very personable, and went out of his way to ensure we had a pleasant experience.

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Dallas, TX.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

After doing our homework on line, we arrived at Lansing Town Park Marina and met Captain Rick and boarded the boat for the days adventure. They have two boats, a single-hull power boat and a Pontoon platform style boat. We had the pleasure of riding in the power boat which was new, pristine and would easily do 35 knots. After... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time on this unique winery tour. The weather was amazing which helped but it was the best way to see the local wineries! Everyone does a van but not many people can go by boat! The boat was extremely comfortable and new looking and Captain Mike was terrific. I hoghly recommend!

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1 Thank mollybrown68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is more than just a fun way to get to the various wineries. Captain Rick was knowledgable about wine, the vineyards, the tasting experiences as well as the lake. He was the best host! He went out of his way to make sure we had a great time and were safe. In my opinion touring wineries via boat is... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I recommend this company highly! We booked a private wine charter for six people, a bachelorette party. All information provided while booking the excursion was clear and helpful. Rick was happy to answer all my questions, and offered tips and recommendations about the area. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Captain Scott. He was friendly, good-humored, and made sure we... More 

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Arnold, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Highly recommend! Captain Rick was a great host, wineries visited were very different from each other with great tastings, lunch stop was excellent ; all in all a relaxing way to enjoy a day on the lake and some fun winde tastings. ;

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2 Thank MKM520
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Highly recommended this experience. Captain Rick was very friendly and knowledgeable about wine and the Finger Lakes region. The wineries that we visited were also very accommodating to help make it a wonderful experience. If you are thinking of visiting the Finger Lakes for the wine, make sure to book with School's Out Charters.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Capt. Mike guided our journey on the water and enhanced our knowledge about the Finger Lakes/ Cayuga/wineries areas with ease. Fabulous, fun trip!!Many thanks!

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Bainbridge, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

I would highly recommend the School's out experience. The captain was informative, helpful and lots of fun. We visited three wineries that each went out of their way to make us feel special and offer a unique experience.

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

My husband and our friends decided to visit the Finger Lakes region on our way to Niagara Falls. We have been wine tasting via limousine various times but this seemed like something new and different. It was a super experience! Rick was a great host and very informative. The wineries we visited were great! There was enough room on the... More 

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