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.

Paint On The Lake

Vista Fleet and On the Rocks Art Studio have partnered together to bring you this one of a kind event. Gather your friends, step aboard and sit back and relax with a glass of wine. Enjoy a beautiful evening painting with local, talented artists guiding you every step of the way. Ticket price includes light appetizers, 2 hour cruise, art supplies, and an unforgettable time! 1/2 price wine bottles and cash bar will be provided.

**The special event will be held on board the Vista Star on the 2nd deck, which is not wheelchair accessible. Our Sunset Dinner by Bellisio's will be occurring on the 1st deck of the Star at the same time. Dinner is not included in this event. **

  • Cruise Length: 2 Hours
  • Vessel: Vista Star
  • Ticket Prices: $59.95

Reservations required.
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.

Bluegrass, BBQ & Sailboat Races

We've teamed up with the Duluth Yacht Club to get your front row floating seats to the Wednesday Night races! We'll tell you what to watch for so you can get into the excitement of this Duluth tradition. 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 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

Harvest Dinner Cruise

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. Optional: Raspberry Torte Dessert * Lil Captain's Meals for ages 10 and under; mac and cheese, applesauce and a cookie. ** PLEASE INDICATE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SIT BY A CERTAIN GUEST. SEATING IS RESERVED AND SET PRIOR TO BOARDING!! ** • CRUISE LENGTH: 2 HOURS • BOARDING 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TIME

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

Coffee and Colors

See the beautiful hillsides of the Northland as they display incredible fall colors! Learn about the Harbor, Duluth's history, the science and ecology of the St. Louis River system, as well view unique and historic bridges. Enjoy complimentary coffee and breakfast pastries. **Please note that this tour will not go onto the lake under the Aerial Lift Bridge as it will explore the St Louis River system and surrounding foliage instead.

  • Cruise Length: 2 Hours
  • Vessel: Vista Queen
  • Ticket Prices: $25

• CRUISE LENGTH: 2 HOURS • BOARDING BEGINS 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO DEPARTURE
• VISTA QUEEN IS NOT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

Super Magical Masquerade Ball

Once Upon a Time & Wham! Bam! Pow! This Superhero and Princess Cruise is sure to wow! Just in time for Halloween, come get lost at sea with this one of a kind Princess and Superhero Masquerade Ball! We'll set sail with Batman, Spiderman, Rapunzel, Tinkerbell, the Little Mermaid and Sleeping Beauty on this fun filled family adventure! On our journey across the inland sea of Lake Superior we will sing, dance, craft, and be merry! There will be a costume contest held during the ball, so costumes are strongly encouraged! Tickets for this one-on-one experience with our magical friends are limited - book today! Sweet treats and a spooky beverage will be served during the cruise.

  • Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • Vessel: Vista Star
  • Ticket Prices: $25-$45

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
*Reservations Required.
*Please specify "GIRL" or "BOY" at checkout.
*Boarding begins at 12:00pm, the cruise will be 1 hour and 30 minutes