Come Explore the Historic
East End Lighthouses


The East End Seaport Museum offers tours of Long Beach Bar (Bug) Lighthouse off the tip of Orient State Park and a variety of lighthouse cruises in New York and Connecticut waters, departing from Greenport.

2015 Tour & Cruise Schedule

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June 20 - Bug Lighthouse Tour & Ferry

July 4 - Bug Lighthouse Tour & Ferry

July 5 - Bug Lighthouse Tour & Ferry

July 9 - Bug Lighthouse Tour & Ferry

July 18 - Evening Lighthouse Cruise

July 25 - Haunted Lighthouse Cruise

Aug 6 - Plumb Island - Members Only

Aug 8 - Evening Lighthouses Cruise

Aug 13 - Bug Lighthouse Tour & Ferry


Long Beach Bar (Bug) Lighthouse Tour & Ferry

Approximate Time: 2 hours

Very few offshore lighthouses in the world people can visit. You can tour one of them with us! Your ticket includes admission to Bug Light, a narrated tour, and round-trip boat ride to the lighthouse. 

"Bug" Lighthouse Tour & Ferry Tickets:
$35 Adults
$30 Members, Local Residents*, Seniors (65+), Military**
$20 Youth (15 and younger)

Evening Cruises

Approximate Time: 4-5 hours

This relaxing evening cruise offers spectacular views of four to six lighthouses. This tour includes a local maritime expert as guide, admission to Bug Light, and a deli style boxed meal.

Evening Cruise Tickets:

$95 Adults
$85 Members, Local Residents*, Seniors, Military**
$60 Youth (15 and younger)

Super Cruise

Approximate Time: 5 and a half hours

Spectacular views of up to 12 lighthouses in three states: New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island.  This annual fundraising cruise aboard a Cross Sound Ferry hi-speed vessel includes full narration by a local maritime expert and a deli style boxed lunch.

Super Cruise Tickets:
$95 Adults
$85 Members, Local Residents*, Seniors, Military**
$60 Youth (15 and younger)

Plum Island
(Members Only)

Approximate Time: 6 hours

This exclusive free excursion offers members a rare opportunity to visit Plum Island on a guided tour coordinated by the museum and the Plum Island Public Affairs Office. U.S. citizenship and government clearance is required. Space is limited.

Plum Island Tickets

This tour is currently sold out! If you're not a member, be sure to join so you can be notified for next year's cruise!

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Haunted Lighthouse Cruise

Approximate Time: 5 hours

This popular special theme evening cruise focuses on the haunted history of nearby New England lighthouses. Experience close-up views of four to six lighthouses, while your guide, the last Bug light keeper's great-grandson who also took part in paranormal studies at Bug light shares his experience. The cruise includes admission to Bug light and a deli style box meal.

Haunted Lighthouse Cruise Tickets:

$95 Adults
$85 Members, Local Residents*, Seniors, Military**
$60 Youth (15 and younger)


Bug Light Halloween Special
Adults Excursion

Approximate Time: 2 hours

This holiday event in Bug Light features the lighthouse in ghoulish decor. Enjoy wine and cheese, lighthouse ghost stories, participate in the Costume Contest and explore the lighthouse as part of our end of cruise season celebration. Excursion includes admission to Bug Light and round-trip ferry.

Bug Halloween Special - Adults Excursion Tickets:
$50 per Adult
$45 per Member

Bug Light Halloween Special
Family Event

Approximate Time: 2 hours

The lighthouse will be decked in ghoulish decor for this holiday event. Explore the lighthouse, join the games, listen to lighthouse ghost stories, participate in the Costume Contest, enjoy cider and snacks. Excursion includes admission to Bug light and round-trip ferry. This special discounted rate is offered to allow Families & Friends to get together for end of cruise season fun at Bug light.

"Bug Halloween Special - Family event Tickets:
$60 Family Special (2 Adults, 2 Youths)
$25 Adults
$10 Youth (15 and younger)

* Local Resident = Southold Township and Shelter Island Resident
** Military = Active military and immediate family