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Welcome Aboard the Chautauqua Belle!

Please check this homepage after 9:00 am on the day of your planned tour for the most up-to-date schedule information.

Summer is here and it is awesome!!! We are departing from 78 Water Str Mayville NY and the Chautauqua Institution Bell Tower on Historical Tours…sharing late 1800’s history and tall tales of old…all while sightseeing along the shores of the North end of Chautauqua Lake…all tours are round trip


Sat July 20th…only 1 historical tour today at 11 am…we are under private charter Saturday afternoon, Sunday and Monday.

CB weather forecast for Sat Sun and Monday…  A dome of high pressure will bring absolutely beautiful weather to Chautauqua over the next several days-get out on the lake and have some FUN!  80 degrees and Sun!!!

Click here to see our schedule or purchase your historical/cocktail cruise tickets!

 For Motor coach, weddings, private parties, rehearsal dinners:

Please call 716-269-2355 and leave us a message or send an email!


Experience the largest, most historic vessel on Chautauqua Lake with our boat tours!

With the summer breeze in your face and the sun on your back, let the Chautauqua Belle take you on an unforgettable cruise!

Kick back, relax, and enjoy our full-service on-board bar aboard one of our lunch cruises, evening cocktail cruises, fireworks, dinner cruises, private charters, and cruises to the Chautauqua Lake Idol Event! Enjoy the ever-popular fall foliage cruises for the breathtaking panoramic views from the mariner’s eye of the gorgeous fall colors that makes Chautauqua County famous.

We invite you to come and enjoy beautiful Chautauqua Lake onboard the most notable vessel, the Chautauqua Belle! Experience today what a steamship adventure is truly about!

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Make your trip to Chautauqua a getaway!