Sightseeing Cruises

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Take in all the activity and spectacular scenery in the hard working Duluth and Superior Harbor. Our sightseeing tours are not to be missed! Our crew will provide a fun and unique experience to all passengers when sailing aboard a Vista Fleet vessel. Learn about the Harbor, Duluth’s history, the science and ecology of Lake Superior and enjoy the panoramic views of the North Shore and the largest freshwater lake in North America. This cruise is fully narrated.

Schedule: Sightseeing Cruises are available daily starting May 1st.  If you don’t see a time that works for your group on our calendar please call for availability and booking.

Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

Adult Tickets: $14 (Fall/Spring), $17 (Summer)

High School Students: $14 (Fall/Spring), $17 (Summer)

Preschool – 8th Grade Students: $7.00 (Fall/Spring), $9 (Summer)

1 complimentary teacher per 10 students. Bus driver is also complimentary.

Reservations Required.
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.

Fish & Ships

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A package deal that includes a 75 minute fully narrated sightseeing cruise aboard the Vista Fleet and a self-guided tour of the Great Lakes Aquarium. Bag lunches may be brought on board the Vista Fleet vessel. No glass please.

Schedule: Sightseeing Cruises are available daily. Please call for availability. Self Guided Tours of the Great Lakes Aquarium may take place at any time during business hours based on availability. Arrival times will be scheduled upon making reservations.

Booking: Please contact Samantha Smingler at the Great Lakes Aquarium –  ssmingler@glaquarium.org / 218-740-2027

Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

1 Adult + 1 Student Ticket: $10

School teachers are complimentary.

Reservations Required.
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.
Available for school groups ONLY.

2 Ships 1 Great Lake

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LEARN the history, LIVE the adventure! Lakers, Lift Bridges and More! Experience the Great Lakes on the William A Irvin and the Vista Fleet. Includes a one hour guided tour of the William A. Irvin and a one hour and 15 minute harbor cruise on the Vista Fleet including educational narration.

Schedule: Sightseeing Cruises are available daily. Please call for availability. Guided Tours of the William A. Irvin may take place at any time during business hours based on availability. Arrival times will be scheduled upon making reservations.

Booking: Please contact Colleen Smith, our Vista Fleet Sales and Events Coordinator –  csmith@vistafleet.com / 218-529-8703

Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

1 Adult + 1 Student Ticket: $10

School teachers are complimentary.

Reservations Required.
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.
Available for school groups ONLY.