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Address: 323 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802
Phone Number: 218 722 6218
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Description: Enjoy our breathtaking daily cruises and sightseeing tours on Lake...
Enjoy our breathtaking daily cruises and sightseeing tours on Lake Superior and Duluth/Superior Harbor. For romantic getaways and family or business occasions, we offer delicious dinner cruises along with special lunch cruises. Vista Fleet is an ideal partner for weddings and private charters of 20 or more. From wedding memories that will last a lifetime to private deck parties or even full cruise charters.
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Pleasant excursion on a drizzly summer day

We wheeled my 96 year old dad in his wheel chair onto the lower deck of the ship with no problem for a pleasant hour and fifteen minute ride out into Lake Superior and around the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We wheeled my 96 year old dad in his wheel chair onto the lower deck of the ship with no problem for a pleasant hour and fifteen minute ride out into Lake Superior and around the harbor. Had "Duluth chicken wings," by which they seem to mean nuggets, which were hot and crunchy/juicy washed down by some good beer. Awesome!... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

First go on a Tuesday, only $5.00 for a one hour trip. It is very hard to go wrong on this deal. The ship has food and drinks available on board. Tour is informative and ship is clean, great thing to do.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We bought our tickets this morning for a ride around the bay. But we were not informed that 120 10 year olds would be joining us on the tour. There was one other group besides ours on the boat and all of us were unhappy w the circumstances. The kids were poorly chaperoned and running around the boat and screaming... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I thought the little cruise of the harbor and the lake were worth the price. It is what it is , gives you a good overview of the harbor area and you go under the lift bridge. Of course do not take the dinner cruise, why would you. You just want an overview of the area. If you are in... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Very pricey for mediocre food - boat tour was not all that entertaining. I would suggest finding a restaurant elsewhere and just paying for a boat cruise by itself if you are wanting to see Lake Superior. This was not worth the cost.

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were in Duluth MN and went on the Vista Star to see the harbor. It was a nice ride, despite the weather. On the top you are outside, but if its raining, you can be inside on 2 decks. There is a bar for drinks and bathrooms on board. It was a nice ride around the harbor with great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Nice cruise of harbor and brief visit on Lake Superior. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Overall, nice experience. Would definitely do again.

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I took this cruise with my sister-in-law, my 14 year old niece and my three year old son. We had a wonderful experience. They went out into the lake and then took a tour of the harbor. Everything you see on the cruise you can see from the shore (as others have stated) but the staff on the Vista Fleet... More 

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ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Took my friend and her mother on a dinner cruise. Better than expected beef dinner. Fortunately we had a perfect evening for cruising, warm, moonlit. Really enjoyed the experience. Lovely view of the Duluth waterfront on the return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Their tour is super. Takes you all around the harbor, and if the waves aren't too crazy, out into the lake. If you want to do a dinner cruise, don't do the pizza cruise, do the Italian cruise or something.

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Address: 323 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802
Phone Number: 218 722 6218
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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