Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Pier 1, Staten Island, NY 
Adjacent to the National Lighthouse Museum
200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point
Staten Island, NY 10301


National Lighthouse Museum 

The Great Staten Island Father's Day Tour, June 16, 2019

This tour is for everyone, but makes a unique Father's Day gift. Explore fascinating and mysterious sites unfamiliar to most New Yorkers on this memorable boat ride, one that encircles Staten Island taking you past critical points of maritime interest and the historically rich Shooters, Prall, Hoffman and Swineburn Islands.

Our journey up the Kill Van Kull, and the Arthur Kill waterways, over to Raritan Bay, Princes’s Bay Staten Island’s southern shore around the Narrows contains much important history critical to NYC’s development and to its maritime life: Sailor’s Snug Harbor, the Caddell’s Shipyard and Repair Facilities at Port Richmond, Mariners Harbor, Port Ivory, Rossville, the eerie site of the Ship’s Graveyard, Tottenville, Prince’s Bay and Seguine’s Point together with key New Jersey maritime, commercial and industrial sites located along the Kill Van Kull and Arthur Kill, Bayonne, Elizabeth, Linden, Carteret and historic Perth Amboy, which overlooks the beautiful Raritan Bay. 

Bridges under which our boat passes include the recently renovated Bayonne, the restored Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge, the all new Goethals Bridge, the Outerbridge Crossing and the Verrazzano Narrows. 

Lighthouses described and seen on this exciting tour include: Robbin’s Reef, Great Beds, Prince’s Bay, Staten Island’s Rear Range, (site of the Old Orchard Shoals Lighthouse destroyed by Sandy in 2012), New Dorp, Elmtree Beacon and the Battery Weed Light of Fort Wadsworth. 

Make a memory with Dad! This tour makes a great Father's Day gift. 

This season we will be yachting on the Majestic Princess which features climate-controlled interior spaces with large windows as well as ample outdoor space to fully enjoy the "yachting experience." As for food items, the Majestic Princess offers lunch and snack items as well as a bar for "adult beverages." 


Every adult ticket holder has a chance to win a free ticket to our August 2, 2019 Light Keeper’s Gala, or our October 27, 2019 Haunted Halloween East River tour and costume party. Twenty semi-finalists will be picked on each of our four May, June, and July tours, with a chance to win a ticket to our annual Light Keeper’s Gala, a $200 value! Twenty semi-finalists will be picked on each of our three August, September, and October tours, with a chance to win a ticket to our Haunted Halloween Party boat tour.

The boat will leave promptly at 11:00 am. Please arrive early. Tickets are $62 Adults, $42 Children (10 & under), $52 Military and Seniors (62+). 

  • This tour is schedule to arrive back at port by 2:00pm however tide and currents may increase the time needed to return to the dock. Please plan accordingly. 
  • Due to space and safety requirements, large coolers are not permitted on board, only very small carry-ons. Refreshments available for purchase on board.
  • There may be boarding limitations for the disabled at certain piers. Kindly call us to discuss if this might be an issue for you or your guest. 718-390-0040
  • Please note that PAYPAL is the processor for credit card payments for the National Lighthouse Museum and a charge to PAYPAL will appear on your credit card statement, not National Lighthouse Museum. Tickets are non-refundable.

This tour will commence rain or shine!