Ticket Booth

Located on Presque Isle State Park near Perry Monument in Erie, PA.

Contact Us

Presque Isle Boat Tours, Inc.

Mailing Address:
(please note that our mailing address differs from our ticket booth location)
2 State St.
Erie, PA 16507

• Local: (814) 836-0201
• Toll Free: 1(800) 988-5780



Do I need to check-in before boarding?


Please check-in at our ticket booth located on Presque Isle State Park near Perry Monument to purchase or pick up your tickets. If you purchased your ticket online you MUST exchange your printed receipt for a boarding ticket.

We recommend checking-in 30 minutes prior to your cruise time. We will begin boarding approximately 15 minutes before scheduled cruise time.

Is there food and drink available on board?


There is no beverage service on board, however Soft Drinks, Bottled Water, and Snacks are available for purchase at our Ticket Booth.

Are there restrooms on board?


There is one unisex restroom on board.

What should I bring with me?

Here is what we recommend for varying weather conditions:

Nice/Hot Weather:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat

Cold/Rainy Weather:

  • A sweater, hoodie, or coat
Will I get wet?

Most likely not. However, there is always a risk of getting a little wet when you’re on the open sea.

What happens if the weather is bad?

We operate rain or shine!

However, in case of certain weather conditions, it is at the Captain’s discretion if the narrated tour stays within Presque Isle Bay.

In the rare event that we have to cancel a cruise or return to dock early, you will have the opportunity to reschedule your cruise subject to availability.

Will I get sea sick?

Most likely not as the Lady Kate generally cruises around 6 knots (approximately 5 mph). If you have a tendency towards motion or sea sickness, please take preventative measures beforehand.

Should I tip the crew?

Gratuities are accepted and greatly appreciated but not mandatory.

Can I book a private charter?


To book a private charter please contact us for pricing and availability.

Are gift certificates available?


If you are interested in a gift certificate please contact us for more information.

Ship & Safety Information

The Lady Kate is a very stable, diesel powered, 65-foot Great Lakes Vessel certified by the U.S. Coast Guard to carry up to 64 passengers.

She boasts state-of-the-art electronic navigational and communication devices and is equipped with the latest lifesaving equipment. Our Captains are all U.S. Coast Guard licensed.