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“Excellent tour!”
Review of Black Point Estate

Black Point Estate
Ranked #5 of 43 things to do in Lake Geneva
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Owner description: This mansion was once the summer estate of 19th-century beer magnate Conrad Seipp.
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Seeing all the homes around Geneva Lake and going inside the mansion was very informative and spectacular.

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Reviewed September 15, 2013

As the title says, we enjoyed the boat ride there and back as the commentator gave us an idea of all the mansions along the lake. That was fun an interesting but the 1 1/2 hour long estate tour was WAY too long. Some of us just went out, sat on the patio and enjoyed the nice quite surrounding. I guess if you're really really into old style building/architecture/furniture/photos, this might be a tour for you. But most of us got pretty bored after 1/2 hour and just wanted to walk the house ourselves without such long details...

5  Thank visitor70
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

We were in town for just two days and took the lake tour that included this tour. While the home was interesting the tour was longer than it needed to be, 2 1/2 hours. We were also disappointed that you can't go up to the look out tower because of state laws about exits, my husband chose this tour mostly based on assuming we'd get to go up there and see the view from the highest point on the lake. Not a bad experience, just not worth the time unless you have lots of it while you are there.

1  Thank RhondaM2009
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

The boat trip around the shores of the lake were very informative. Was a beautiful day for a boat ride.
The home is outstanding and not to be missed on your trip to Lake Geneva. However, those steps can be killers. There are other ways to get there as I overheard several of the staff talking in the gift shop of a bus coming and cars. Not sure how you can book a visit that way.
We did have the box lunch and were glad we had something to eat and drink. It was a sub, chips, cookie, and water for $9.50.

4  Thank Soushi
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is great for learning some history of Lake Geneva Wisconsin. A nice guided boat tour takes you to the 100+ steps to the mansion! Must be in good physical health to get up those steps.
Loved the boat ride and the mansion tour! Very informative. Plan about 2 and half hours. Small gift shop at end of tour at mansion.

2  Thank Heide6564
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