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We are a Family Yacht charter company cruising Lake Ontario, based out of Discovery Drive in Hamilton, Ontario. We are available for day charters (2 hr minimum up to entire day) Our vessel is a gorgeous, spacious, well maintained & clean, 35ft Four Winns Cruiser. We are commercially licensed and insured, registered business (+HST). Your charter includes a Licensed Captain and a host. We cater to groups of up to 10 people and offer flexible schedules with a 2 hour minimum booking time. The vessel is equipped with a full kitchen (small fridge, cooktop, microwave, airfryer, toaster oven) a 2 pc. Bath, 2 dining areas, warm shower on the swim deck, a spacious bow/sun deck as well as indoor/outdoor seating in fully shaded areas, 10 speaker stereo system and portable Bluetooth speakers to enjoy on the bow or beach. We depart from Hamilton (other ports available at additional cost) and cruise along the shores from Hamilton towards Oakville, or we go East towards the Niagara Region. A typical cruise day includes cruising along shorelines, anchoring for a swim at a local beach, lunch, float and relax, what ever you like. We collaborate with a professional drone photographer, if you'd like to document your day on the water (at additional cost). Complimentary water, soft drinks, cups, paper plates, utensils, napkins. Bring your own cooler, ice, food and drinks or should you wish a custom experience (charcuterie board, lunch) let us know and we can arrange. Types of cruises: Sunrise/Sunset cruises, Family Cruise, Wine & cheese, Fireworks cruise, Corporate events, Dinner Parties, Special Occasions, Birthday, Anniversary, Proposal, Engagement, Marriage, Vow Renewal, Small Bridal and Baby shower, Gender reveals, Games Night, Card’s Night, Book & Yoga Clubs or just the perfect Instagram backdrop, Influencers welcome! The day is yours to do whatever you wish or we can help you create the perfect day on the water. Whatever option you chose, expect a great time onboard, making memories to last forever! See you on the water! SAMPLE Cruises: Morning Cruise Start your day at sunrise, the most beautiful and peaceful time of day for boat life. Watch the sunrise with your morning coffee, a healthy breakfast and enjoy perfect temperatures on a calm and quiet lake. Enjoy morning yoga and meditation on the sun deck. Drop a fishing line, read, listen to music, pray, reflect, practice gratitude and self care and you will see how a beautiful and intentional morning makes for a truly wonderful day. Namaste. Day Time Cruise Get your bathing suit on, let’s boat! There’s nothing like being out on the water and in the fresh lake air. Say goodbye to your stress and troubles, it’s time to have fun! A typical day on the water involves boarding the vessel, safety briefing and a slow cruise to a local beach. Once anchored, you may eat, drink, play your tunes, relax, suntan, jump into the lake, swim, float, soak up the sun with family and friends and make memories! We will cruise close to shore to see all the sights heading towards Toronto or Niagara. A day on the water with those you love is always memorable. Sunset Cruise Open your bottle of wine and your heart and say farewell to the day. Enjoy a night cap, wine or sparkling water, a light snack and enjoy quality time with family and friends or your special someone. Watch the sunset, enjoy a relaxing slow cruise, take in the beautiful night air and unwind before you head home for a great night’s sleep. Full Day Cruise The day is yours to do whatever you wish or we can help you customize your experience for a the perfect day on the water. Whatever option you chose, expect a great time onboard, making memories to last forever!
Captain Wayne and his wife Carrie was the perfect hosts for our trip. They were extremely accommodating and even had great music for us! I would 100% recommend them and will definitely be planning another trip!! Don’t hesitate, just book it!!
An experience unlike any other to be sure. Captain Wayne is quite the class act, he exceeded all our expectations. Memories made for a lifetime !
We had a great day with Wayne and Carrie! They were very accommodating and their boat was beautiful. Highly recommend their tour.
Wayne & Carrie were absolutely amazing hosts! They are friendly and accommodating and I would 10/10 recommend their boat
Captain Wayne and his first mate Carrie are offering custom cruises from Hamilton, Ontario Harbour. We offer sunrise, afternoon and sunset cruises and can customize a package for you. Our preference is small groups 6-8, but we can accommodate to a maximum of 10.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
80% refund up to 5 days prior.
- 80% refund if cancelled up to 5 Days prior to Cruise. - Pricing includes HST (13%) We are registered with HST. Receipts are provided if requested. HST to be paid directly to Follow the Sun Boat Tours, not through this site. A separate receipt will be provided for tax. - In case of poor weather/waves we will reschedule to first mutually agreeable date without a fee. Safety first at all times. - We reserve the right to off board any individual or group that is not following the marine/boat safety rules, is disrespectful or aggressive, uses abusive language, or threatens the crew. - There is absolutely no Smoking or Vaping permitted while on the Boat. - No shoes/high heels allowed on boat, please wear water shoes/sandals/non marking shoes. - No Glass on the boat (safety) - No running or horseplay on board. - We will provide: Paper plates, plastic utensils, plastic drink cups, napkins, water, soft drinks (please let us know your favorites). - We can arrange catering, Charcuterie Boards, special beverages/occasions, please let us know. - There will be a clean up fee (100$ minimum) should anyone be sea sick, we will have gravol onboard just in case. - Alcohol consumption is only permitted while the boat is in dock or anchored (Law). Drunkenness is a safety hazard on a boat (and in the water) and as such will not be permitted. Should anyone become in an unsafe state (determined by the Captain) then we will head back to dock. - Please plan ahead, don’t drink and drive. Arrange an UBER, LYFT, TAXI, or have a Designated Driver. Safety is our primary concern. PRICING - Weekdays Mon-Fri $340 per hour (minimum 2hrs) - SAT-SUN - $100 per Hour surcharge - STAT Holidays $200 per Hour - Typical Cruise is approx. 1 hour of engine running time accompanied by floating/anchored time for a 2 hour Cruise. Longer cruises will have more running time. Should you wish more travel time (go farther) then a fuel charge of $100 per extra hour engine time will be added to the price. - Price is up to 10 passengers. - Renter must advise Captain prior to arrival of everyone's sizes so the appropriate safety equipment is on board (lifejackets). Be advised that the cockpit area only has seating for 9 passengers. - We are happy to put you on a wait list for cancellations if your desired time is not available. -*** Waiver to be signed by renter prior to departure***