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Captain Bill's Seneca Lake Cruises

  • 1 1/2 North Franklin Street
    Watkins Glen, NY 14891
  • (607) 535-4541

A visit to Seneca Lake is not complete with out stopping at Captain Bill's. Located at the southern end of Seneca Lake, Captain Bill's provides a magnificent view. In addition to the view, Captain Bill's offers many other breath taking experiences. Take a sightseeing cruise, or just stroll our beautiful lakefront with your family and friends.

William Simiele, best known as "Captain Bill" purchased an existing sightseeing boat company in 1963. Captain Bill was not one to sit still and after thirty years he found his business had grown to include son Mark, and daughter, Gina. He would need them for they now found themselves with the sightseeing vessel, a dinner vessel, a gift shop, miniature golf course, and a marina.

The Simiele family welcomes you to the waterfront in Watkins Glen. We invite you to experience dining afloat aboard the 270 passenger dining vessel, the Seneca Legacy or for you landlubbers, enjoy a great meal at Seneca Harbor Station.

The Seneca Legacy allows you to take in views only seen from the water while enjoying a delicious meal. Whether it is a lunch among friends or an romantic dinner, your time on the Seneca Legacy will be memorable.

A quick tour of Seneca Lake is available on the Stroller IV. This hour long tour of Seneca Lake provides a brief look into the history of the lake as well as the surroundings. The Stroller IV is an enjoyable way to take in the scenery and spend an afternoon.

After a wonderful dining experience aboard the Seneca Legacy, or at Seneca Harbor Station or a tour with the Stroller IV don't forget to stop in the gift shop. With so many unique items in the gift shop, there is something for everyone. Sailing mid-May through the end of October.

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