Cayuga Lake Dinner Cruise

Enjoy a Three Hour Dinner Cruise on Cayuga Lake in Ithaca, New York

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Enjoy a three hour Scenic Dinner Cruise on Cayuga Lake and experience the extraordinary natural beauty of the Finger Lakes at sunset. Located in the heart of Central Upstate New York, Cayuga Lake is the longest, widest and some say the most beautiful of the Finger Lakes.

Your experience gift takes place on the historic M/V Columbia. Built by Crosavich in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1957, dining aboard the Columbia is like eating dinner at a fine restaurant with the added bonus of panoramic views of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding countryside. As you and your guest enjoy a delicious evening meal from choices such as grilled steak, salmon filet encrusted with a honey whole grain, balsamic chicken breast, grilled pork filet, or vegetarian lasagna, the ship will gently float along the Cayuga Lake. 

This Upstate New York Dinner Cruise in Ithaca is the perfect way to spend an evening eating, drinking, and sightseeing together, making this Finger Lakes Dinner Cruise the perfect gift for every couple. 

Who
The Dinner Cruise on Cayuga Lake For Two Xperience Certificate® is for two participants. There will be up to 100 additional participants on the cruise.

Guests
This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

Location
New York, Ithaca

When
The Ithaca Dinner Cruises are offered April to October, subject to availability. Trips typically board at 5:30 PM, depart at 6:00 PM and return at 9:00 PM.

Duration
The Upstate New York Dinner Cruise has a cruise length of approximately 3 hours and has a total duration of approximately 3½ hours.

Weather
The Finger Lakes Dinner Cruise may be rescheduled by the Captain due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What to wear
Casual attire is suggested.

Additional Information

DINNER CRUISE MENU
Choice of Two of the Following Entrées:

  • Grilled Sirloin Steak* with Red Wine & Mushroom Demi Glace
  • Salmon Filet with a Honey & Whole Grain Mustard Crust
  • Herbed Balsamic Chicken Breast with a Gorgonzola Cream Sauce
  • Grilled Pork Filet with a Walnut Sage Sauce
  • Vegetarian Lasagna with Ricotta, Mozzarella & Bechamel(Vegan Alternative Available)

    A seasonal soup and green salad will be served before the entrée. The main dish is served with garlic mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables. Dessert, including coffee and tea will follow. Additional beverages may be purchased on board. *All steaks will be prepared Medium to Medium-Well.

    Menu subject to change. Price does not include tax or gratuity.

    ITEM/SKU NUMBER  XD-1106-002

  • Cancellation Policy
    All changes to reservations for the Dinner Cruise on Cayuga Lake Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

    Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

    Dinner Cruise 

    5 stars

    We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise in our favorite place! It was relaxing and the scenery just beautiful! The staff was pleasant and organized and the service was excellent! 

    - - Ithaca, NY, Tuesday, August 06, 2013

    Cayuga Lake Dinner Cruise 

    5 stars

    It was wonderfull dinner, great staff - right on the ball. Will recomend to others. 

    - - Finger Lakes, Sunday, July 31, 2011

    Cayuga Lake Cruise 

    5 stars

    The entire staff on and off the boat were very pleasant, extremely courteous and helpful. The dinner was excellent and the cruise enjoyable. 

    - - Syracuse, Ny, Monday, July 25, 2011

    Cayuga Lake Dinner Cruise 

    4 stars

    What a great experience! Meal was very good, wait staff excellent! The extensive wine list was a great surprise! Will do it again! Only down side.. rest rooms were awful, and actually unsafe. 

    - - Syracuse NY, Tuesday, September 14, 2010

    Dinner Cruise 

    3 stars

    My in-laws were cancelled for the dinner cruise for the lack of people for our specific night. Ther were offered and took the lunch cruise which ended up costing them more for tip and gratuity which I was taken back since I already paid extra for the dinner cruise. I was taken back that they had to pay additional cost since we originally bought them the dinner cruise. Not sure if I would book again. 

    - - Locke, NY, Saturday, August 07, 2010

    Columbia Dinner Cruise 

    3 stars

    Enjoyable cruise. Servers pleasant but not enough of them to handle requests. Steak knives were very dull. 

    - - Boyd, Tuesday, July 06, 2010

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