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Raquette Lake Navigation Co

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Address: 254 Antlers Road, Raquette Lake, NY 13436
Phone Number: +1 315-354-5532

Cruise and dine or just cruise on Raquette Lake aboard the WW Durant....

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 will celebrate our independence Margaritaville-style. There's also a Murder Mystery Who Done It Cruise and a Comedy Cruise.

Have I tickled your curiosity bone? Check us out online! We are ready to welcome you aboard the WW Durant!

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1st Anniversary Celebration

Thank you for a wonderful cruise for our first anniversary celebration we enjoyed the cruise the captain the crew and obviously the food was excellent thank you so much Doug and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Doug F
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Acton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great way to see Raquette Lake. The narration was excellent. He explained the sights, homes and the history of the lake and town. Definitely well done in every way. We were the 2 PM scenic cruise but spoke with many people who raved about the gourmet dinner on board.

Thank 907LouiseB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful cruise for our first anniversary celebration we enjoyed the cruise the captain the crew and obviously the food was excellent thank you so much Doug and Merrilee Ficken

Thank Doug F
Green Valley, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When in the area, this dinner cruise should be considered. Pricey for what you get but the settings is very good. Food is good. Dining is crampped and it can be very hot if there is no air circulation. Narration of the lake's history is interesting for the famous people who owned camps on the lake.

Thank Phil S
Cicero, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Sunday brunch cruise. The food was delicious and plentiful, the drinks as well. The staff was so friendly and hard working. Please tip the wait staff, the price says it includes gratuity but they work so hard and this is really such a bargain. We had a lovely relaxing ride, and learned so much about the area.

Thank Laurel F
Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having recently taken a cruise on lake George, we were unsure whether we would find another cruise as rewarding. However, to our relief, our cruise of lake Raquette on the W.W. Durant was equally as enjoyable and provided us the opportunity to see the many lakeside camps accessible only from the water. The Captain's "down home" narration was light, enjoyable... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent nearly 50 years of summers on Raquette Lake and Captain Dean was just starting up this business when we had ceased coming up to the "woods". He has created such a wonderful attraction for the village and such an opportunity for those who have never had a boat tour of this most beautiful of lakes. He gives such an... More 

Thank SJBA64
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Perfect day for a cruise on Raquette Lake. Boarded right on time. Only one problem, we had 8 people in our group and we're not allowed to take an whole table. We had to split up and sat with a very strange group. When I was done eating I went up stairs to get away . Meal was wonderful. Excellent... More 

Thank Sandfrat
adk mts, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I can't begin to recall how many time I have been on the SS Durant. It is always so enjoyable with great food and service plus the historical narration during the cruise. My husband an I are 'locals' somewhat. We live in Chestertown. We try to get out on The Durant once a year. Last trip was June 2015 (currently... More 

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Utica, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 542 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Raquette Lake is a lovely place to be and your can't ask for more than to have beautiful scenery, knowledgeable stories of the Adirondacks, and great food. All in one evening. Great experience.

Thank RonL40
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I take all my guests on a Raquette Lake Navigation dinner cruise. It is always a great and well-appreciated experience, from the indescribable beauty of the lake, to the delicious and well-prepared food, the courtesy and skill of the staff, the interesting tour commentary, and the "to die for" Bloody Marys." Well done.

Thank Purview

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