Huntington Lighthouse Tours Summer 2012: (NOTE: DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Tour Dates for 2013 will be
July 7, July 21,
August 4, August 18,
September 15 and September 22
**Dates subject to change – make sure to check website before visiting
Tours depart from Gold Star Battalion Beach – West Shore Road, Huntington, NY
(Use 324 West Shore Road, Huntington, NY for Automobile GPS Systems – Proceed around sharp left curve for Gold Star Battalion Beach)
SUGGESTED DONATION :
Children $8 (under 12/over 5 yrs)
Family of 4 $30
All proceeds go to the ongoing preservation and restoration of the Lighthouse.
All tours will take place from 11:00am until 3:00 pm, weather permitting. Tours are conducted on a first come-first serve basis. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.
BOAT RUNS CONTINUOUSLY BACK AND FORTH TO THE LIGHTHOUSE BETWEEN
11 AND 3.
NOTE: You may be required to wait for the next boat to come back from the Lighthouse depending upon time of day and number of persons ahead of you.
Only flat rubber soled shoes are permitted (i.e. sneakers, dock shoes, etc.)
Absolutely “NO EXCEPTIONS NO FLIP FLOPS ALLOWED AT ALL – You will not be permitted on the boat if you are wearing Flip Flops – Flip Flops are extremely dangerous on boats and on the Lighthouse.
Children MUST be over 5 years of age and all children under the age of 13 are required to wear a USCG certified life preserver on the boat ride to the Lighthouse. We will supply them.
The guided tour is approximately 1 hour long and is subject to mother nature and sea conditions. At present, our boat can accommodate up to 20 people including lighthouse staff. The boat trip is approximately 15 minutes each way and runs continuously. (Sorry, we are NOT handicap accessible) Special tours can be arranged upon request.
PLEASE NOTE: All Lighthouse Staff has the power to refuse boarding to ANYONE should they feel that you would be a danger to yourself or others.
All persons will be required to fill out and sign a Hold Harmless agreement for themselves and any children.
Call the lighthouse information line at 631-421-1985 for more tour information.
NOTE: There is NO PUBLIC DOCKING of boats at the Lighthouse. The Harbor Master will be notified immediately on Channel 16.