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Raquette Lake Navigation Co

Raquette Lake, NY, USA
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About Raquette Lake Navigation Co
Cruise and dine or just cruise on Raquette Lake aboard the WW Durant. Breath-taking scenery, fascinating history and delicious food combine to create an experience you can't wait to do again. Choose a luncheon cruise, intimate or traditional dinner cruise, Sunday brunch, sightseeing excursion or moonlight cruise. Cruising daily in July and August through Labor Day. Full public schedule weekends in Sept through Columbus Day weekend. Midweek in the fall individuals may piggyback with a preformed group. Nurture your mind, body and soul with a cruise aboard the WW Durant! Special events on the Durant are our specialty! If history is your thing, then be sure to sign up for one of our Pine Knot guided tours. Wine and beer tastings and pairings sell out, so reserve early! A Jimmy Buffet-themed cruise on Sat of July 4th weekend celebrates our independence Margaritaville-style. Check us out online! We are ready to welcome you aboard the WW Durant!
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I took the early afternoon scenic cruise on September 14th. It was a lovely, informative, and enjoyable cruse. The boat is in beautiful condition, (I’ve owned boats and have an idea of what that entails!) and everyone was accommodating, friendly, and professional....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Neparker
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lunch cruise on a cool and cloudy day, so it was not a capacity crowd. That only enhanced a lovely experience because we had such personal attention by a staff that never seemed in a rush. Lunch was delicious. The Captain's narration...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lauriann1112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to see all of Adirondack's biggest lake - Raquette Lake, hear the history of the Great Camps that the rich and famous were building around this lake at the turn of the last century, all while having a wonderful lunch....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank davidchurlbutt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Touring Raquette Lake with a knowledgeable captain and competent staff with a delicious meal was a wonderful two plus hours. This is a glorious lake and this tour boat is the best way to see it.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank snowshoe1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Raquette Lake is an Adirondack gem and the very best way yo see it all is by cruising along as a guest aboard the Durant boat. It’s a great tour, great food and the seating accommodations are topside ( outside) and inside ( in the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank snowshoe1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family attended this dinner cruise while camping in the area. The cashier at The Camp Store in Speculator actually told us about it, and after reading reviews on TripAdvisor, we booked the Prime Rib Dinner Cruise. Our entire family could not have been more...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank allen2805
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a company event and the boat tour was wonderful. I did take one star off for accommodations. There are many people these days who are gluten free like myself. Someone from our company called ahead and notified them that there would be a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank teacher6th
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had the good fortune to take several cruises on the WW Durant... dinner, intimate dining, lunch, and the excursion. The outstanding service, skilled crew, excellent food, and, of course, unparalleled lake beauty never disappoint. Captain & Donna Pohl and their family, Captain Kip,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Raquette-Bound
MadonnaUpstate_ny, Owner at Raquette Lake Navigation Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, thank you for taking the time to express your appreciation! Hope to see you again! Donna

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The boat was sparkling clean, the food was delicious, the service was good and the tour narration and views were excellent. I see why this company has so many five star ratings.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

We took the dinner cruise and it was wonderful. Attentive, friendly and informative staff. Food was excellent. The entire crew created a friendly, comfortable and welcoming environment. Captain Pohl was an amazing source of information and encouraged and then comfortably answered questions. The entire crew...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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MadonnaUpstate_ny, Owner at Raquette Lake Navigation Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to express your opinion. We never get tired of being appreciated! Donna

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No, the ice isn't out until April, sometimes May!
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