Spend some time on Lake George with Tiki Tours, which is a covered 6-passenger floating barge. These tiki boats are perfect for your next trip out on the lake with family and friends.
People always want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and go somewhere where they can have some peace and quiet with their friends and family. In New York State, when the temperatures start to rise, people usually make plans to make their way up to the Adirondack Mountains – specifically Lake George. Known as the Queen of American Lakes, this quaint and charming little village and the lake offers the best of both worlds when it comes to having some fun and relaxing! Though there are plenty of ways to keep yourself busy when you visit a place like Lake George, how does exploring the lake on a floating barge sound?
Let's be real, life is too short for a normal tour. According to their official website, Spend some time on Lake George with Tiki Tours -- a covered 6-passenger floating barge. Our tiki boats are perfect for your next trip out on the lake with family and friends. Cruise along the shoreline or stop at a local establishment - you decide how to spend your time. Bring a picnic - we have a cooler and ice on board. If you want to fish you'll have to bait your own hook. Join us for a fireworks cruise!
Their tours are approximately between 60-90 minutes, and they are led by New York State certified captains. Six people or 1,650-pounds is their maximum capacity. But, they are more than willing to do what they can to not be a party pooper and go all out to make sure you have the most fun with all your friends. Have a larger number of passengers? We have three boats, please call and see if we are able to accommodate your party in the same time slot.
Since the tour is conducted in the lake, there are a few guidelines that one must follow. Children ages 12 and younger are required to wear a life jacket - we have jackets on board or you are welcome to bring your own. Please let us know how many children will be on the tour. As an added bonus, veterans get a special discount, so if you are a veteran, all you need to do is show them your Military ID to avail a 15% discount!
You can rent a barge on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, from 11 am - 10 pm in June and September. However, this is a daily thing from July to August, from 11 am - 10 pm. The best time probably would be during the evenings, when you get to enjoy the cool weather and also experience the sunset when you're afloat! The 60-minute Tiki Tour starts at $45 per passenger. Also, there seems to be a Tiki Tuesday offer, where it's only $20 per passenger!
Moving on to the most important part of a picnic, FnB. There won't be any food or drinks on board, but you're more than welcome to bring your own, both hard and soft, and use the provided cooler, cups and ice on board the boat. They are also pet-friendly, and the boats come with Bluetooth-capable stereo systems that can sync to your phone so that you can play your own choice of music. Also, it’s a slow ride and has a cruising speed at around 4 to 6 mph. Time to plan your weekend getaway?