Crater Lake National Park

Volcano Boat Cruises

Cleetwood Cove
Crater Lake National Park, Oregon 97604


Volcano Boat Cruises

Booking by phone only at 1-888-774-2728

Experience Crater Lake from the Cruise boat at Cleetwood Cove that will take you on a 1:45 minute ride along the perimeter of the National Park Lake. You will need to be able to experience the challenging and exciting hike at Cleetwood Trail. Access to the Boat landing along the hike will take 30 to 45 minutes and visitors must be able to hike in and out to the dock. The hike out is a challenging 1 hour up hill staircase and is not recommended for anyone with medical or physical problems that will impair them from making either the decent or accent.

Tickets are sold on site and through kiosks.
Dates of Operation are June 29 – September 16, 2012
(Operation of the tours are based upon weather conditions and subject to change.)

Wizard Island Tours

For bigger adventure, visitors can choose the amazing Wizard Island Tours which includes hiking on the volcanic Wizard Island. The morning Wizard Island Tour will have the choice of reserving the half-day (3-hour drop-off) or the full-day (6-hour drop-off, limited quantity). Boats will return to the island to pickup guest at 1:45 p.m. and 4:45 p.m in the afternoon just in time to make it back for dinner.


Schedules are based upon weather permitting and are subject to change.

Standard Tour Schedule - NO stop at Wizard Island
•9:30 a.m.
•10:30 a.m.
•11:30 a.m..
•1:30 p.m.
•2:30 p.m.
•3:30 p.m.

Wizard Island Tour Stop Schedule:
•9:30 a.m.
•12:30 p.m.

Please allow one and a half hours prior to the boat trip for the hike from Lodge/Rim Village to Cleetwood Cove.

US National Park boat tours are operated by concessionaires who provide services under an agreement with the National Park Service. Information regarding this National Park boat cruise courtesy of Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Inc.



Cleetwood Cove
Crater Lake National Park, Oregon 97604

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Volcano Boat Cruise Rates

Standard Lake Cruise
Adult: $32.00
Child (ages 3-11): $22.00
Infant (under 3):  Free

Wizard Island Cruise
Adult: $42.00
Child: $28.00
Infant (under 3): Free

Special School Group Tours: Advanced request only; dependent upon availability of staff.
Adult: $20.00
Child: $10.00

Maximum 37 passengers.

Ticket Information

Reservations are accepted for July 7 - September 3, 2012

A variety of cruise seats are available for advance reservations.  The remaining seats will be sold at automated, touch-screen, kiosks. Kiosks are located inside Crater Lake Lodge next to the Front Desk, and another inside the Annie Creek Gift Shop at Mazama Village. Guests can purchase both same day and next day tickets at a kiosk. There is a two hour sales cut off time at the kiosks to allow for travel time. Any tickets remaining after the sales cut off time will be available for purchase at the Cleetwood Cove parking lot, first come, first served.

Please Note:
Boat tours for the entire day Wizard Island trip often sell out early, so advance reservations are recommended. Visitors are encouraged to check with the front desk for additional information and recommended departure times.

All guests must check-in with the Cleetwood Cove ticket booth in the parking lot to receive tickets before hiking down the trail.

Contact Info

To book, or for more information, call us toll-Free: 1-800-299-0396

or call this company directly: 888-774-2728


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