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Mid-Lakes Navigation

11 Jordan St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1109
+1 315-685-8500
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Anniversary Dinner Cruise

Great experience learning and enjoying skeneateles lake sights. The food was also excellent and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stress13
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Virgil, New York
Beautiful Day on the Lake

We took the 50 minute cruise Sunday afternoon, 09/17... a perfect weather day.. It was a delight... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
michaelsD7005FU
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Madison, NY
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Mid-Lakes Navigation is a family owned and operated tour boat company, cruising on the Erie Canal and Skaneateles Lake in New York's beautiful Finger Lakes Region.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dinner cruise” (41 reviews)
“erie canal” (52 reviews)
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11 Jordan St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1109
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Reviewed yesterday

Great experience learning and enjoying skeneateles lake sights. The food was also excellent and surprised me for a venue this size. Great job and will recommend to all!

Thank Stress13
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the 50 minute cruise Sunday afternoon, 09/17... a perfect weather day.. It was a delight.. crew was as friendly as ever. We have been on this 50 minute cruise before on Skaneateles Lake..great trip every time.. We did the dinner cruise as well......More

Thank michaelsD7005FU
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time on the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que tour. Gail, in the main office, was extremely helpful with all my questions and concerns when booking a tour with many out of town guests. The wait staff, especially Martha, were ready and helpful for every...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second cruise in three years. Our past experience with this company was so good that when friends expressed an interest in this adventure, there was no question about who we would rent from. Staff are super helpful and great with training. The...More

Thank S_CT30_13
Mid-Lakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for another great review! And, for coming back with friends! We appreciate both.

Reviewed 1 week ago

the cruise was wonderful/ . we had a lovely day for our dinner cruise. The captain was very knowledgeable and gave a nice tour with interesting tid bits along the way. we were very lucky and saw a nice rainbow right as dinner was being...More

Thank willi38
Mid-Lakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us. We are so glad that you had a nice evening, including the bonus rainbow. Its been a bit of a soggy season, but those rainbows make it all worthwhile. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a 50 minute boat tour recently on the lake and would recommend this for all. The tour was a good duration - long enough to get a good taste of the lake but not too long/boring. The price was reasonable,...More

Thank Luvfeedback
Mid-Lakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us. So glad you enjoyed your cruise. See you next season.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first experience with Mid Lakes was aboard the dinner boat cruise (Judge Ben Wiles boat) 25 years ago. Last week I had the occasion to host a business dinner for 12 on the boat. We were blessed with great weather for our trip. I...More

Thank mdhicksy
Mid-Lakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the very nice review and for hosting your business dinner with us. We appreciate all of the local business who bring their colleagues on the boat. Its a great way to show off our lake. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sightseeing tour leaving in the afternoon (Judge Ben Wiles)has two decks and costs $16 per person. There are huge homes on the lake and the emphasis seems to be telling the guests who owns each home. There is little information on the area's history,...More

Thank Bobbie7
Mid-Lakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of your Sightseeing Cruise. Over the winter, we work on keeping our commentary updated, and I will make sure that your notes get included when we work on that project. We appreciate the input. Thank you for joining us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took the "5 to 8" supper cruise on September 3, 2017. We boarded in the middle of a pretty strong rain storm. The dinner seating is all covered. The rain was not an issue. We found the crew and staff affable...More

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Mid-Lakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us on the Dinner Cruise. We are very lucky to have a wonderful seasonal staff each year. Rain, and we have had our share of rain this year, makes their job tougher, but they handle it so well. Thanks for the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mailboat was an excellent tour. I highly recommend it. It is a great way to see the whole lake and all of the beautiful homes. It is also cool to see how mail is delivered. They do have light snacks available for purchase, but...More

1  Thank Amber R
Mid-Lakes N, Public Relations Manager at Mid-Lakes Navigation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review of your Mailboat Cruise! On the Mailboat, cruisers are welcome to bring their own snacks or lunch. We have alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase. We are glad you enjoyed your cruise. Hope to see you again soon.

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Langlokt
13 May 2017|
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Response from Mid-Lakes N | Property representative |
Sure. You can bring along a snack or light lunch, but we would appreciate it if you purchase beverages onboard. (Any alcoholic beverages must be purchased onboard, per our NYS Liquor License.)
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Nancy M
31 July 2016|
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Response from Mid-Lakes N | Property representative |
Nancy, Since we have just one website for all of our cruises, TripAdvisor sees us as one company, so all reviews should be left on the page that says "Day Tours". I am not sure where the "Day Tours" part came from. I have... More
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louisvillegal2013
24 July 2016|
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Response from Mid-Lakes N | Property representative |
We do offer Lunch Cruises Monday - Saturday (11am - 1 pm) and a Dinosaur BBQ Buffet on Sundays (noon- 2pm). Sometimes the timing changes a bit if we are working with a large group, but we usually stick pretty close to this... More
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