Vista Star Typical Dining Cruise Experience:

Welcome Aboard- You’ll know you’re in for a special evening the moment you step aboard our Vista Star. Tables are designed for family-style seating with other guests, reminiscent of ocean-going cruises. Enjoy a refreshing beverage and explore the boat and the upper deck while our crew casts off for a fabulous cruise on Lake Superior and the Duluth Harbor.

Bon Appetit- Enjoy a delicious meal provided by our featured caterer.

Oh, Beautiful- Savor your meal over beautiful music (often local musicians) and narrated highlights of the harbor with a never-ending view of Duluth’s unique skyline.

Relax- Take your drinks topside and relax on the outdoor observation deck. Enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the exquisite Duluth skyline.

Sunset Dinner Cruise by Bellisio's

Enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise with beautiful music and narrated highlights of the harbor. Take in never-ending views of Duluth's unique skyline and harbor activity! Featuring a delicious dinner catered by Bellisio's; Fresh Chopped Caesar Salad & French Bread Rolls, Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Fresh Seasonal Vegetables. Select your entree: Wild Rice Stuffed Chicken or a 10-ounce Char-Grilled Sirloin. *Lil Captain's Meals for ages 10 and under; mac and cheese, apple sauce, and a cookie Seating is reserved and set prior to boarding - please indicate if you would like to sit by certain guests.

  • Cruise Length: 2 Hours
  • Vessel: Vista Star
  • Ticket Prices: From $49.95-$54.95

Reservations Required
Reserved Seating: 2, 4, 6 person tables available. Large parties will be seated in groupings together. Window seating is not guaranteed.
Discounted tickets available for groups of 20+
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.

Brunch on the Bay by Duluth Grill

Take in never-ending views of Duluth`s unique skyline and harbor activity while enjoying an incredible brunch buffet hosted by Duluth's one and only, the Duluth Grill. Featuring; Fresh Fruit Kabobs, Assorted Homemade Muffins and Scones, Made to Order Farm Fresh Eggs and Omelets, Carved Ham, Fresh Baked Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Caramel Apple French Toast with Real Whip Cream, Breakfast potatoes, Homemade Traditional Lasagna, Caesar Salad, Fresh Baked Focaccia Bread and Dahls Dairy Butter.

  • Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • Vessel: Vista Star
  • Ticket Prices: $44.95

Reservations Required.
Discounted tickets available for groups of 20+
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.

Family Fun Cruises

Fun for the whole family! Dinner shouldn’t slow down your fun - it should be an event! Jump aboard the Vista Star for nightly activities while enjoying handmade pizza and ice cream sundaes. During the cruise, we’ll get you close to exciting harbor activity and into the spectacular scenery of our waterfront on the greatest of the Great Lakes.

  • Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • Vessel: Vista Star
  • Ticket Prices: $29.95

Reservations Required.
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.

Bluegrass and BBQ

Enjoy bluegrass music by regionally award winning musicians, coupled with all new OMC smokehouse menu of Pulled Smoked Pork Pulled Smoked Chicken, Bacon Bleu Cheese Potato Salad, OMC Cole Slaw, Sliced Water Melon and Cookies, all the while watching the long standing tradition of the sailboat races on the great Lake Superior. Experience this great event that you cannot see anywhere else!

  • Cruise Length: 1 Hour. 30 Minutes
  • Vessel: Vista Star
  • Ticket Prices: $32.95

Queen Pizza Cruise

Dinner shouldn’t slow down your fun. Jump aboard the Vista Queen for a narrated Waterfront tour while enjoying handmade pizza. During the 75 minutes it takes to eat elsewhere, we’ll get you close to the activity and into the spectacular scenery of our hardworking Duluth Superior harbor. Freshly made pizza (cheese, sausage, pepperoni) provided by Grandma's Sports Garden and a small soda, too! Reservations required.

  • Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes
  • Vessel: Vista Queen
  • Ticket Prices: $24.95

Discounted tickets available for groups of 20+
Reservations Required.
General Seating; first come, first serve
Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure.
**The Vista Queen is not wheelchair accessible**

Harvest Dinner Cruise by Bellisio's

Enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise with beautiful music and narrated highlights of the harbor. Take in never-ending views of Duluth`s unique skyline and harbor activity! Featuring a fall themed dinner by Bellisio's Catering; Polenta Encrusted Pork Loin with Cranberry Mostarda served with garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and mixed baby greens with balsamic vinaigrette, and dinner rolls. *Lil Captain's Meals for ages 10 and under; mac and cheese, apple sauce, and a cookie

  • Cruise Length: 2 Hours
  • Vessel: Vista Star
  • Ticket Prices: From $49.95

Discounted tickets available for groups of 20+
Reservations Required
Reserved Seating: 2, 4, 6 person tables available. Large parties will be seated in groupings together. Window seating is not guaranteed.
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.

Food Allergy Disclaimer

Effort is made to instruct our staff and our catering partners on the severity of a food allergy. Because of the number of meals served and the number of items used each day, along with food product changes from food vendors, it cannot be guaranteed that every allergen in the food served will be identified and labeled. Customers concerned with food allergies must be aware of this risk. Vista Fleet Cruises and our catering partners cannot assume any liability for adverse reactions to food consumed, or items one may come in contact with while eating on a catered event while on board the Vista Fleet. Guests with life threatening food allergies who may need to use an epi-pen should be carrying their own. Vista Fleet staff are not trained to administer epi-pens and cannot provide or administer them.