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Lake Placid Marina and Boat Tours
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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...more
George and Bliss Lane, just off Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946
+1 518-523-9704
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 July 2012

This marina is walking distance from anywhere in town. We observed plenty of parking too if you need to drive here. No problem. This tour is extremely relaxing and peaceful as you pass by the million dollar homes, boathouses and the incredible Whiteface Mountain off...More

4  Thank Hooked_on_travel77
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 August 2009

We purchased tickets for the 4PM ride at 2:30PM when we found that the 2:30 time was sold out. We arrived at 3:55PM to find the boat had already left. It was nowhere to be seen so must have left 5-10min before we arrived. What...More

3  Thank MiaDeerfield_IL
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guy who sells the tickets was amazing, you can't pay in cash just cards, so he helped us with that. The tour guide didnt know how to answer some questions, and he just know one language, I think if you work in tourism at...More

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We hit the perfect time of year for leaves at their peak and a great day for weather. The homes were beautiful and our guide very informative.

Thank APennero
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We travelled to Lake Placid for the fall foliage and thought a 1-hour boat tour might be a good way to do some relaxed, comfortable leaf-peeping. We weren't disappointed. Tom was our captain / tour guide and he was terrific. He know where the best...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice thing to do for all any ages! Information given on homes, camps history open to question s from passengers too Worthwhile...credit cards for payment!!!

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 31 August 2018

It was nice to get out from the Mirror Lake area which is bustling into the tranquility of Lake Placid. Parking can be tight especially when there is a boat tour in operation. Most of the parking nearby is reserved and the spots for boat...More

2  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Well, we did the early morning tour 10 Am and it was something to check off the local list of things to Do - Not my bucket list, We killed time and saw the great cabins on the lake and discovered amazing local facts and...More

Thank m p
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Okay, we don't live too far from here, and between recreation and my former job I have spent many days and nights in this town. I never took the boat tour because I was not sure I would enjoy it, but my relatives were visiting...More

Thank BenGruda
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We went on the Boat Tour as our last stop during our trip to Lake Placid, and it was a fantastic way to wrap up our trip. The Tour was funny and informative, giving perspectives on Lake Placid itself and some of the beautiful camps...More

Thank eagle082786
Reviewed 18 August 2018

The narrator was interesting and informative. The price was reasoable. The ride was smooth and the scenery was beautiful.

Thank Arnold F
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We took this tour once before and enjoyed it, but... This time the Captain (Captain Tom) had so much more detail and information to share than we had heard before. Excellent! We cruised on a covered pontoon boat for about an hour seeing the Lake....More

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Laura B
30 March 2018|
Response from michelegreen74 | Reviewed this property |
The boat could likely take twenty but I would reserve ahead so they can utilize both boats that they have for other tourists.
12 October 2016|
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Response from mackerel | Reviewed this property |
Contact the marina, not other travelers.