Come aboard one of our boats July 3, 2023 for a special Independence Day Fireworks Display Cruise! Options for a family-friendly cruise and adults-only party boat, Clayton Island Tours is the place to be!
Grindstone Island Winery Tour
Exclusive tour to Grindstone Island. Visit Grindstone Island Winery and the Grindstone Island Heritage Museum.
An exclusive glimpse into life (past and present) on Grindstone Island, Clayton NY. Clayton Island Tours provides a 1/4 hour boat ride across the St. Lawrence River to the upper town landing on Grindstone and a 1/4 boat ride returning to Clayton. The Grindstone Island Winery will provide transportation on the island with stops at the Winery and the Grindstone Island Heritage Center.
- Adults Ages 13 and up
- Children Ages 5 to 12
Join us for this exclusive public tour to Grindstone Island, Clayton NY – Home to the Grindstone Island Winery. You will board Clayton Islands Tours boat for a 1/4 hour boat ride across the St. Lawrence Seaway to Grindstone Island upper town landing.
Grindstone Island Winery will pick up guests for glimpse into life on Grindstone Island. Upon arrival you will hop on the winery bus & get a view of the interior of the island. View farmlands with grazing cattle and and majestic oak forests along the way.
A stop at the Lower Schoolhouse Heritage Museum to learn about the rich history of the island and then on to the Grindstone Island Winery, a small family vineyard that grows and produces 10 vintages on-site.
Clayton Island Tours will pick you up for your 1/4 hour boat ride back to Clayton.
This tour includes boat transportation, island transportation, museum entry, and 1 free tasting of wine or non-alcoholic beverages.
This tour may not be recommended for guests with physical limitations. Difficulty level: Moderate to Difficult. May involve varying amounts of activity (long walks, rough, uneven, or steep terrain, in/out of vehicles/boats.) Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
This tour is for adults 13+ and children 5-12. No children under 5. Any child requiring a car seat should not attend this tour. Adults $48.00 / Children 5-12 $28.00
Daily Tours Differ in length and timing.
Tuesday Schedule: Departs at 5:30pm, 15 minute tour of the Schoolhouse Museum, Winery Visit, pick up at Upper Town Landing 7:45pm, return to Clayton Island Tours 8:00pm
Wednesday Schedule: Departs 2:15pm, 15 minute tour of the Schoolhouse Museum, Winery Visit, and bus tour passing Dodge Hall, Grindstone Island Church, and Upper Schoolhouse. Clayton Island Tours will pick you up at 5:30pm, returning to the mainland at 5:45pm