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Welcome Aboard the Chautauqua Belle!

We are running today…no need to call!!! 

Join us for an approx. 1.75 hr Scenic Historical Tour of the North end of Chautauqua Lake, hearing tales of old, stories and history from the late 1800’s to early 1900’s…a time when Steamboats ruled the Waterways.  Travel without fear of attack by bandits or ruffians from points around the lake, on one of 5 real life Steamboats left in North America!!!

Adults $30, Children $10 

Tuesday, July 27th,

Departs 78 Water St, Mayville at 1 and 3 pm

Departs Mayville 6 pm… full length lake dinner cruise, approx 3 hrs. to Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, includes return transportation!!!

Wednesday and Thursday we are closed for scheduled maintenance, private charters

Friday July 30, Departs Mayville at 3 pm only, just 1 trip today!


Chautauqua Belle weather forecast…Tuesday, Wed, Thursday and Friday…a large dome of high pressure is parked right over Chautauqua, finally our summer weather returns!!!  Beautiful days, high  70’s to low 80’s and nothing but sun, sun, sun, great days to get out on the Lake!!! This weather makes a boat ride on Chautauqua Lake a MUST!!! 😎 😎

7/20 We are suspending our landings and departures from Chautauqua Institutions dock for approx 1 week, until the high waters from the recent rains allows the lake level to return to a more normal state. 

Click Here to Purchase Belle Bash 2021 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 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!

Where to stay:

Make your trip to Chautauqua a getaway!

Mayville Dock: 78 Water Street, Mayville, NY 14757

*Please check locations on the calendar or the information box on the home page for departure docks and times!!