Guide to Lighthouse Boat Tours
in Vermont

Burlington Breakwater North lighthouse

There are a few boat tours and cruises that offer specific lighthouse cruises on Lake Chaplain. You may find while they may offer specific lighthouse cruises, they may pass by lighthouses as part of charters or narrated wildlife and historic tours.


Boat Cruises on Lake Champlain

Boat cruises and ferries mentioned below may offer many types of cruises. While some may offer specific lighthouse cruises, some will pass by specific lighthouses as part of charters, narrated wildlife and historic tours, ferrying passengers, whale watching, fishing tours and other types of excursions. Weather is also a major factor in New England, especially on sailing excursions.

Spirit of Ethan Allan III
Provide all kinds of dinner and event cruises. Lighthouses can be viewed on the Scenic Narrated Cruise.
348 Flynn Ave., Burlington, VT 05401

PHONE: 802-862-8300 • FAX: 802-860-2261

Lighthouses: Juniper Island Light, Burlington North Breakwater Light, Burlington South Breakwater Light



Lake Champlain Ferries
Ferry from Burlington to Port Kent NY passes by the Burlington North Breakwater lighthouse.
King Street Dock, Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone (802) 864-9804

Lighthouses: Burlington North Breakwater Light


The Whistling Man Schooner
Sails around Burlington Harbor, or private charter for up to a full day sail.
1 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Telephone: (802) 598-6504

Lighthouses: Burlington North Breakwater Light







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