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Lake Geneva Cruise Line

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Address: 812 Wrigley Dr., Lake Geneva, WI
Phone Number: 262 248 6206
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Description: For the True Lake Geneva Experience, you have to get on the water...
For the True Lake Geneva Experience, you have to get on the water! Beautiful estates, mansions and natural scenery that only be viewed from the lake unfold through a descriptive and insightful narrated tour or provide the backdrop for an unforgettable party or wedding celebration. With 8 boats that hold from 2 to 225, Lake Geneva Cruise Line is one of the areas premier attractions - including the World Famous Mailboat Tour. As seen on the Travel Channel, CBS News, and the Today Show; it is the only marine mail delivery of its type in the nation as the mailperson leaps onto the pier, places the mail in the mailbox and jumps back aboard the boat. The catch is - THE BOAT NEVER STOPS MOVING!
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Awesome private party venue!

Held a work awards party on the Grand Belle... from the initial booking of the event - great communication and follow thru from Clare the sales manager to our arrival and set... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Tonia B
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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Held a work awards party on the Grand Belle... from the initial booking of the event - great communication and follow thru from Clare the sales manager to our arrival and set up... everyone on the crew that night did a fantastic job!! Highly recommend! THANK YOU!!!

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very positive review and I am so happy that you had such a great time. Clare and the rest of our staff all try their best to make you experience one that you will long remember. We do our best to work as a team and make your experience positive from the moment you... More 

Janesville, Wisconsin
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113 reviews 113 reviews
30 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have taken the cruise several times. Obviously we enjoy it or else we wouldn't be back as repeat customers. As a history buff, I appreciate the tour guides commentary on the various homes that surround the lake. I also love the beauty of the lake, sunset, the beach -- the whole enchilada. Take your camera and... More 

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments. Lake Geneva with it's rich history and beauty is an easy thing to promote and we all love the beauty and charm that the Lake has to offer. Another special experience that we added a few years back was the Black Point Tour where you actually get to visit a Mansion built... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have taken three cruises: Cocktail, Bay, and Black Point. Cocktail cruise is fun, because, cocktails! And a beautiful evening and setting sun. What's not to like? Took my grandson, who l-o-v-e-s the Cruise boats (and can name each of them from the shore) on the Bay Cruise Labor Day; he was fascinated by the entire experience (one hour is... More 

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear that you have enjoyed so many of our Tours. We do all we can to make this a family friendly experience and take your suggestion seriously. We plan to add, sugar free, children's beverages in time for the Memorial Day weekend Tours. Thank you for a great suggestion. More 

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Take the mail boat cruise. This is a must thing to do in Lake Geneva. You will not be disappointed. Watch the delivery of the mail from a moving boat while enjoying the view of famous houses.

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

The Mailboat Tour is about to start it's 99th season of delivering Mail on Lake Geneva. It begins delivery on June 15th but each year we have preview Mailboat Tours on Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend. This is a seven day a week tour with newspapers delivered on Sunday. It departs at 10:00AM. Reservations are strongly recommended More 

Lincolnwood, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We booked the dinner cruise around the lake and it was delightful. We went during the summer and had ample opportunity to enjoy viewing historical homes around the lake. Dinner was very good and the sunset set the seal on a lovely evening. I recommend this tour. There were two large (and loud) groups seated nearby, but we still managed... More 

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you had a great time on our evening Dinner Cruise. You may also want to try our Sunday, Champagne Brunch Cruise which is our most popular meal tour. We also have a Season Passport where you can take many of our tours as many times as you would like all summer and fall. There is... More 

Roselle, Illinois
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125 reviews 125 reviews
14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We always take our company on a lake cruise whenever they visit. What a wonderful way to experience Lake Geneva, the history and the scenery! You can choose a hour cruise or longer. All of the boats offer bar service & have some type of bathroom. It's a wonderful way to spend an hour or two on a summer or... More 

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We do take great pride in crew members, boats and service. As you note, Lake Geneva is a wonderful place to visit and hear the tour describing the historic mansions that help make Lake Geneva so special. We hope to see you in the Spring.....the ice should be out so we can start up... More 

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you like seeing how the other half lives; this is the way to go. Beautiful mansions once owned by famous millionaires. We have been on the cruises many times. The ice cream cruise is great. Nice and peaceful. If you like a little more excitement, try the mail boat. Nothing like watching these college age kids jump from boat... More 

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

We can't agree with you more and thank you. This year, 2015 will be the 99th year of Mail Delivery by boat on Lake Geneva. As you mentioned this is an exciting trip and one that you should not miss as the boat does get the very best, close up views of the beautiful mansions as they deliver the mail. More 

Freeport, Illinois
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121 reviews 121 reviews
66 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I love this boat tour. We sat in the front of the boat and listened to the captain who was in a little pilot house right behind us. We took the boat and Black Point tour which I would recommend. We had lunch on the boat which was a sandwich, chips, and a drink. It was a nice day on... More 

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

The Black Point Mansion Tour is a great way to get a feel of what is was/is like to live in a beautiful 1880's Mansion on the shore of Lake Geneva. This is the only house on the lake that you can visit and it is a very professional tour informing you of what life was like back in the... More 

High Ridge, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The lunch cruise was just average good food and the scenery was awesome! Boat is rock solid with now lurching or swaying! Drinks were $5.50 and food was good...not great but good!

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

We offer meal tours to the public on the Grand Belle for Lunch, Brunch or Dinner Cruises. The Sunday, Champagne Brunch Tour is by far our most popular meal cruise. We also offer many tours without catered meals but do always have snack and adult beverage service available. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I took a group of 30 senior citizens on the Lake Geneva Cruise October 15 and we had a wonderful time. The on-board commentary was very informative and spoken clearly. After the cruise we went to Sprecher's Restaurant as a part of the contracted package. The food was excellent, generous portions, and because we had to submit our menu selections... More 

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Harold F, General Manager at Lake Geneva Cruise Line, responded to this review

All of our staff take great pride in hosting bus groups aboard our public tours. We know that for many Seniors, it may be their only outing for the month or longer and we want to make is special for them. There are many package options available for groups More 

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