Specialty Boat Tours
Offered during Rockin’ on the River and other festivals/events, our Water Taxi provides a convenient way to travel between Black River Landing (BRL), Oasis Marinas at Port Lorain (OM) and The Shipyards (SY). This free service follows a strict route of OM →BRL → SY → BRL → OM that repeats from 6-11 p.m. on concert nights.
Cruise the Lorain waterfront and learn the importance the waterways played in the development of Lorain that began at the mouth of the Black River. This two-hour history tour will be narrated by a member of the Lorain Historical Society and will cruise past the Lorain Lighthouse and other historic landmarks. The excursion will view the waterfront harbor and continue on the riverfront past the sites of industrial giants, American Shipbuilding and United States Steel, to witness the rebirth of wildlife preserves on the Black River.
- Departure Location: Oasis Marinas at Port Lorain
- Duration: 2 hours
- Cost: $20
Offered in conjunction with the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation, this cruise involves a shuttle ride to and from the historic Lorain Lighthouse, as well as a tour of the structure’s interior. Learn about the history of the lighthouse as volunteers stand by to answer any questions you may have.
- Departure Location: Oasis Marinas at Port Lorain Dock A
- Shuttles run every 45 minutes
- Cost: $20 (Click HERE to purchase tickets and learn more!)
Interested in taking a tour of the Lighthouse on a day and time of your choosing? Click HERE for the application. Call Frank at (440) 960-2301 for further details and to submit applications/fees.
Lighthouse Sunset Wine Dinner
Organized by the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation and offered every Tuesday from June 21-September 13, 2022, this specialty cruise features a fantastic dining experience at the Lighthouse and a tour of the structure. The Dinner and wine pairings are provided by the Erie Steak & Seafood Co. Restaurant. To purchase tickets, call 440-984-1012.
- Departure Location: Oasis Marina at Port Lorain Dock A
- Duration: 3 hours
- Cost: $150 (Click HERE to purchase tickets and learn more!)