Experience North America's great inland port of Lake Superior and Duluth-Superior Harbor in Minnesota & Wisconsin!

 

Cruises

  • Grand Sightseeing Tour - September & October
    Monday Sep 1, 2014 to Sunday Oct 19, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    10:25am to 2:25pm
    Grand Sightseeing Tour - September & October
    Monday Sep 1, 2014 to Sunday Oct 19, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    Grand Sightseeing Tour - September & October
    SHOW 10:25am to 2:25pm
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    Take in ALL the activity and spectacular scenery of the hard working Duluth & Superior Harbor on this fully narrated sightseeing tour. Our crew will provide a fun and unique experience to all passengers while sailing aboard the Vista Star. Learn about the Harbor, Duluth’s history, the science and ecology of Lake Superior and enjoy the panoramic views of the North Shore and the largest freshwater lake in North America. Reservations recommended.
    • CRUISE LENGTH: 1 HOUR & 45 MINUTES • BOARDING BEGINS 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE

  • Harvest Dinner Cruise by Black Woods
    Thursday Sep 18, 2014 to Saturday Oct 11, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    6:00pm
    Harvest Dinner Cruise by Black Woods
    Thursday Sep 18, 2014 to Saturday Oct 11, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    Harvest Dinner Cruise by Black Woods
    SHOW 6:00pm
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    Enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise with beautiful music and narrated highlights of the harbor. Take in never-ending views of Duluth`s unique skyline and harbor activity! Featuring a fall themed buffet by Black Woods Catering; Mandarin Tossed Greens Salad with Fresh Baked Rolls, Roasted Pork Loin with Apple Shallots, Sage and Root Vegetable Stuffed Chicken Breast with Butternut Squash Cream Sauce, Gorgonzola Potato Tort, Seasonal Vegetables, Wave of Passion Chocolate Cake. *NOW OFFERING* Lil Captain's Meals for ages 10 and under; choice of cheese burger or hot dog, chips and cookie served on a souvenir Frisbee. Please specify at checkout. Reservations required.
    • CRUISE LENGTH: 2 HOURS • BOARDING 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TIME

  • Coffee and Colors River Tour
    Friday Sep 19, 2014 to Sunday Oct 5, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    10:00am
    Coffee and Colors River Tour
    Friday Sep 19, 2014 to Sunday Oct 5, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    Coffee and Colors River Tour
    SHOW 10:00am
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    See the beautiful hillsides of the Northland as they display incredible fall colors!
    Learn about the Harbor, Duluth's history, the science and ecology of the St. Louis River system, as well view unique and historic bridges. Enjoy complimentary coffee and breakfast pastries.
    • CRUISE LENGTH: 2 HOURS • BOARDING BEGINS 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE
    • VISTA QUEEN IS NOT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

  • Grandma's Oktoberfest Luncheon
    Friday Sep 19, 2014 to Saturday Oct 4, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    12:55pm
    Grandma's Oktoberfest Luncheon
    Friday Sep 19, 2014 to Saturday Oct 4, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    Grandma's Oktoberfest Luncheon
    SHOW 12:55pm
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    Dine on an authentic German fare hosted by Grandma's Restaurant celebrating 39 years of Oktoberfest fun. Take in the sights of the Duluth and Superior Harbor cloaked in it's autumn splendor on board this 1-1/2 hour luncheon cruise. Featuring smoked beer German Bratwurst from local businesses; Old World Meats and Lake Superior Brewery. Grilled and served on a toasted ciabatta bun with caramelized onions and sauerkraut. Accompanied by Potato Soup; chopped potatoes perfectly simmered in a sweet cream soup base with fresh green onions, applewood smoked bacon, and oven roasted ham complete this hearty soup.
    • CRUISE LENGTH: 1-1/2 HOURS • BOARDING BEGINS 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE • VISTA QUEEN IS NOT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

  • Pizza Cruise by Grandma's Sports Garden
    Wednesday Sep 10, 2014 to Friday Oct 3, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    6:00pm
    Pizza Cruise by Grandma's Sports Garden
    Wednesday Sep 10, 2014 to Friday Oct 3, 2014
    September 2014 to October 2014
    Pizza Cruise by Grandma's Sports Garden
    SHOW 6:00pm
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    Jump on board the Vista Star for a fun filled evening with pizza and sightseeing!
    Take in all the activity and spectacular scenery of the hard working Duluth & Superior Harbor on this narrated sightseeing tour. Enjoy delicious homemade pizza by Grandma's Sports Garden (cheese, sausage, and pepperoni), Bonottas, and Fresh Baked Cookies. Reservations required.
    • NOT WHEELCHAIR OR HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE. 2ND DECK SEATING ONLY.
    • CRUISE LENGTH: 2 HOURS • BOARDING BEGINS 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TIME

  • Great Lake Dinner Cruise by Black Woods
    Saturday Jun 7, 2014 to Thursday Sep 25, 2014
    June 2014 to September 2014
    7:00pm to 6:00pm
    Great Lake Dinner Cruise by Black Woods
    Saturday Jun 7, 2014 to Thursday Sep 25, 2014
    June 2014 to September 2014
    Great Lake Dinner Cruise by Black Woods
    SHOW 7:00pm to 6:00pm
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    Enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise with beautiful music and narrated highlights of the harbor. Take in never-ending views of Duluth`s unique skyline and harbor activity! Featuring a mouth-watering buffet by Black Woods Catering; Italian Blend House Salad with Dinner Rolls. Sirloin Steak, Champagne Chicken Breast, Roasted Baby Red Potatoes, Lemon Thyme Carrots, & Flourless Chocolate Torte with Seasonal Berry Coulis. *NOW OFFERING* Lil Captain's Meals for ages 10 and under; choice of cheese burger or hot dog, chips and cookie served on a souvenir Frisbee. Please specify at checkout. Reservations required.
    • CRUISE LENGTH: 2 HOURS • BOARDING 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TIME

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Weddings on the Water

Unforgettable celebrations on the majestic Lake Superior.  more info

Autumn Spendor in the Northland

Enjoy the fall color beauty from the water.  more info

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