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Shipwreck Tours at LCMM


Shipwreck Tours for All Ages!
Wreck of the Champlain II

Explore a shipwreck - without getting wet!
Did you know that there are over 300 historic shipwrecks at the bottom of Lake Champlain? Take a tour boat to the site of one of these wooden wrecks and go for a “dive” using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). This robotic camera sends back real-time video to an on-board monitor as we share the vessel’s dramatic story. Don’t miss this incredible experience - for all ages!

Read the history of the Champlain II!
and learn about the Underwater Historic Preserve System.


2017 Schedule - Tours from Basin Harbor, VT

Welcome Aboard!

Welcome aboard! On this one-hour Shipwreck Tour, we'll visit one historic shipwreck at the bottom of Lake Champlain, often the wreck of the steamboat Champlain II. Please park and check in at LCMM 20 minutes before the tour departs from our neighboring waterfront Basin Harbor Club.

Pricing (includes FREE admission to LCMM): $40 ($35 LCMM Members) for adults, $25 ($20 LCMM Members) for children under twelve.

No charge for children under 4 and leashed pets.

Or book the whole boat Basin Harbor Club's tour boat EScape can accommodate up to 40 persons per tour. Special pricing applies for group tours - call 802-475-2022 for information (available May - mid-October).

July 2nd, 1 pm
August 6th, 1 pm
August 27th, 1 pm


Made possible in partnership with the Basin Harbor Club.



Your students will LOVE this field trip!

ROV Field Trips

Your students will love this!
(And we think you will, too!) You and your students take a boat ride on a tour boat leaving from Basin Harbor Club (available May - mid-October), and "dive" with a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) on a shipwreck at the bottom of Lake Champlain! Did you know that the cold, dark waters of Lake Champlain hold over 300 historic shipwrecks? Learn more about this fascinating field trip, designed to meet both Vermont and New York State educational standards.
For grades 3-12. Download our free Pre- & Post-Visit Lesson Plans.

Call (802) 475-2022 to book.