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Lake Placid Marina and Boat Tours

George and Bliss Lane, just off Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-523-9704
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Definitely worth doing

Nice relaxing hour long boat ride. Beautiful scenery. Excellent tour guide/captain, very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David K
Kissimmee, Florida
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Lake Placid Boat Trip

Nice little cruise around lake with a personable story telling captain. Not too expensive for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shirlee D
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Wilderness beauty. Adirondack history. Serenity. Cruise the pristine waters of Lake Placid in one of our enclosed pontoon boats. The hour-long, narrated tour travels 16 miles on one of the world's most beautiful lakes. See and hear about the stately manors situated along the shore, Adirondack wildlife, and Whiteface Mountain, site of the alpine events during the 1980 Winter Olympic Games. A Lake Placid boat tour is a must for all visitors to the Adirondacks. Rain or shine, it is truly a delightful experience.
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  • Terrible1%
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George and Bliss Lane, just off Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-523-9704
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice relaxing hour long boat ride. Beautiful scenery. Excellent tour guide/captain, very interesting & informative. Recommend going if you have an hr to spare & rekax.

Thank David K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little cruise around lake with a personable story telling captain. Not too expensive for entertainment on a sunny warm day.

Thank Shirlee D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were expecting a simple boat ride around Lake Placid but were pleasantly surprised that it included lots of little known information about the many lavish "camps" that circle the lake. The tour guide kept us on the edge of our seats as he pointed...More

Thank rjma15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice boat ride for all ages, especially if you've never been to Lake Placid before. You will get a one hour ride around the lake and learn all kinds of information regarding the rich and famous who have owned the "camps"...More

3  Thank wendylr22
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have taken this boat ride a few times over the years. It's a beautiful way to see Lake Placid, the original (and new) "camps", and views of the landscape (including Whiteface Mountain). Our guide was very informative, sharing facts about the camps and nature...More

Thank 1217Ladybug
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A good boat tour is how informed and energetic the tour guide is, particularly with their enjoyment of telling the history of the area, secrets of the place and even some yarns to entertain. This tour provided all of those gifts. We discovered Kate Smith...More

Thank NEToppy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

First time in Lake Placid area and we couldn't understand why all hotels/food, events etc.. were all centred around Mirror lake, and not lake placid... hence we decided to take the boat tour and understand why (won't give it away.. take the tour!). Beautiful lake...More

Thank Familia P
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had a great time on our boat tour. Very informative tour guide, beautiful scenery and a nice way to spend 1 hour. Worth the trip!

Thank trsces
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I enjoyed the boat ride around Lake Placid. It was $17 and lasted an hour. You got to see some pretty views and learn more about the "camps" along the lake. It was definitely seeing it from a different perspective. I wish there was more...More

Thank metodog711
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Took the 10 AM tour and it was a great experience! Our guide provided an hour of fun Informative facts. We received several recommendations for food, golf, and reading books. Would highly recommend for anyone interested in touring the lake, looking at the gorgeous "camps"...More

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12 October 2016|
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Response from mackerel | Reviewed this property |
Contact the marina, not other travelers.
Lynn H
1 September 2016|
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Response from mittmott | Reviewed this property |
It's not my boat tour, I took the tour and reviewed it... But for the record, they don't take reservations