If you're looking to take a local cruise, skydive or trapeze on Long Island check out these spots.
ATLANTIS EXPLORER TOUR BOAT, behind the Long Island Aquarium, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead, 631-208-9200 ext. 426, nwsdy.li/atlantis Hours Noon and 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. May-June; noon and 4 p.m. daily, July-Sept 2. Season May-Sept 2. Offering Cruise down the Peconic River into Flanders Bay with a stroll along remote beach. Events Moonlight cruises, June 13-14, July 11-12, Aug. 15-16.
CAPTAIN LOU FLEET, 31 Woodcleft Ave., Freeport, 516-623-5823, captloufleet.com Season May-Oct. Offering Sunset cruises every Wed. June-early Sept.; whale watching tours Sept.-Nov.; seal watching Dec.-mid April. Capacity 149.
CHRISTEEN, 1883 OYSTER SLOOP, 1 West End Ave., Oyster Bay, 516-922-7245, thewaterfrontcenter.org Season May-Oct. Offering Oyster sloop available for private charters and public sails. Capacity 24. Rates Start at $25 a person.
FREEPORT WATER TAXI AND TOURS, 211 Woodcleft Ave., Freeport, freeportwatertaxi.com, 516-521-7744. Offering Cruises in the Freeport-Point Lookout areas; seal and whale watching. Events Air show at Jones Beach, May 25-26, and fireworks cruise, July 4. Point Lookout, Freeport and Long Beach fireworks cruises. Wine/spirits summer series, mid-May-Aug. Sunset, cocktail and happy hour cruises, May-Sept.; reservations suggested. Rates $20-$50 (alcoholic drinks not included) for event cruises; $10-$25, free 5 and younger daily cruises.
LADY LIBERTY CRUISES, Inspiration Wharf, Main Street, Port Washington, ladylibertycruises.com, 516-922-9214. Season April-Oct. Offering 4-hour cruises on the East River to Statue of Liberty. Private charters for up to 200 guests. Rates $139-$159 a person includes food, beverages and entertainment. Group rates for 10 or more at $125-$145 a person.
LAUREN KRISTY PADDLEWHEEL CRUISES, Bay Shore Marina, foot of Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore, 631-750-5359, laurenkristy.net Season May-Oct. Offering Sightseeing trips on Great South Bay; reservations required. Rates Lunch cruises from
$34.95; dinner cruises from $64.95; sightseeing;$22, $12 younger than 12.
LIGHTHOUSE CRUISES, EAST END SEAPORT MUSEUM & MARINE FOUNDATION, PO Box 624, Greenport, 631-477-2100, eastendseaport.org Season Through Oct. 28. OfferingLighthouse cruises and tours. Events “Bug” Lighthouse 3.5 hour cruise and tour of 3 other lighthouses and seal search.
THE MOON CHASER, Captree State Park, Babylon, 631-265-1848, themoonchaser.com Season May-Oct. Offering Cruises to Fire Island’s Flynn’s restaurant 7 p.m. Tue.-Thur. July-Aug.; call Flynn’s for reservations (631-583-5000). Special Sails in June and Sept. Sightseeing cruises 1 p.m. Wed.-Thur. (Wed. 1 child free per 1 paying adult). Charters available. Bay Jam Concert Series. Capacity 200. Rates $15 restaurant cruise (food extra).
SAPPHIRE PRINCESS, 11 Richmond St., (office 31 Woodcleft Ave.), Freeport, 516-623-5823, sapphireyachtcharters.com Season Year-round. Offering Lunch and sunset dinner cruises. Capacity 125 Private charters available.
SKYLINE PRINCESS CRUISES, 1 Marina Rd., World’s Fair Marina, Flushing, Queens; 718 446-1100; skylinecruises.com Season Year-round. Offering 3- and 4-hour brunch, lunch and dinner cruises to the Statue of Liberty; L.I. lighthouse cruises. Private charters for up to 450 guests. Rates $50-$125; under 3 free; special rates for ages 3-10; includes meals and entertainment. Group rates available.
WETLANDS DISCOVERY CRUISES, Shore Road off Main Street, Stony Brook, 631-751-2244, wmho.org Season May-Oct. Offering 90-minute cruises, including photography cruises with Camera Concepts & Telescope Solutions ($50) into wetlands aboard a 27-passenger pontoon boat. Rates $28, $25 60 and older and students, $18, younger than 6.
WHALE, DOLPHIN AND SEABIRD CRUISES, Montauk, 631-319-6003, cresli.org Offering Observe and photograph whales, dolphins, sea turtles and pelagic birds. 5-hour trips weekly on Sun. and Wed., early July-early Sept. Events Multiday offshore whale trips: Aug. 11-13, from Montauk to Great South Channel (east of Nantucket), searching for whales, dolphins and pelagic birds.
VIKING CLASSIC, Viking Dock, 462 W. Lake Dr., Montauk, 631-668-5700, vikingfleet.com Season July-Sept. Offering Daily one- and two-hour sightseeing/eco tours, sunset cocktail cruises.
EASTERN HELICOPTER FLIGHT TRAINING CENTER, 2111 Smithtown Ave., Ronkonkoma, 631-467-2232, helicopterflighttraininginc.com Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Offering Helicopter sightseeing along shorelines. Available for aerial photography and flight training. Night flights by appointment.
MID ISLAND AIR SERVICE, L.I. MacArthur Airport, 101 Hering Dr., Ronkonkoma 631-588-5400; Brookhaven Airport, 139 Dawn Dr., Shirley, 631-281-5400, midislandair.com OfferingOne-hour flight for 2 people. Aero camps, introductory flight lessons and flight training. Rates$299 for sightseeing flight.
LONG ISLAND SKYDIVING CENTER, 133 Dawn Dr., Brookhaven Airport, Shirley, 631-235-9968, longislandskydiving.com Season April to mid-Oct.; 8 a.m.-sunset, weather permitting; reservations suggested. Offering Tandem skydiving with experienced staff; beginners welcome. Rates $229; group discounts. Digital video and photo packages available.
SKYDIVE LONG ISLAND, 135 Dawn Dr., Brookhaven Airport, Shirley, skydivelongisland.com, 516-656-5867. Season May-Oct., 8 a.m.-sunset daily, weather permitting. Offering Tandem sky diving; first-time jumpers welcome. Rates $229; group discounts. Gift certificates, digital video and photo packages available.
I.FLY TRAPEZE, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, 516-640-6995; second location at boardwalk, Riverside Boulevard, Long Beach, 516-640-1579, iflytrapeze.com Season April-Oct. East Meadow; May-Sept. Long Beach. Offering Trapeze instruction, flying trapeze and aerial arts instruction; summer camp. Rates $65 for 60- to 90-minute session, book online; troop and group rates, ages 4 and older; summer camp.