Typical Dining Cruise Experience:

Dine at the best table in Duluth. Welcome Aboard – You’ll know you’re in for a special evening the moment you step aboard. Tables are designed for family-style seating with other guests, reminiscent of ocean-going cruises. Enjoy a refreshing beverage and explore the boat 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.

Beautiful- Savor your meal over narrated highlights of the harbor with a never-ending view of Duluth’s unique skyline.

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

Mother’s Day Brunch on the Bay

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Elevate your Mother's Day celebration with our exclusive Duluth Mother's Day Brunch aboard the Vista Star, boasting breathtaking views of Duluth's skyline and harbor. Hosted by Catering by Bellisios, the lavish brunch buffet includes Breakfast Breads, Rosemary Breakfast Potatoes, Seasonal Fresh Fruit Display, Garden Penne Pasta Salad, Sides of Sausage, Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Cranberry Wild Rice French Toast with Maple Syrup, Choice of Roasted Chicken or Homestyle Biscuits and Italian Sausage Gravy. Join us for a memorable experience that combines scenic beauty and a delectable brunch, making this Mother's Day truly special against the backdrop of Duluth's charm. Reserve your spot now for an unforgettable celebration!

  • Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • Vessel: Vista Star

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

Sunset Dinner Cruise

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There is nothing quite like an evening on the water. Enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise with narrated highlights of the harbor. Take in never-ending views of Duluth's unique skyline and harbor activity! Featuring a delicious dinner. Choose between Wild Rice Stuffed Chicken Mornay, 10-ounce Char-Grilled Sirloin Steak, or Four Cheese Ravioli with Marinara Sauce. Dinner includes fresh Chopped Caesar Salad, French Bread Rolls, Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Fresh Seasonal Vegetables. Don't forget to add-on dessert while making your reservation, to end your night on a sweet note. *Lil Captain's Meals for ages 10 and under; Chicken Tenders, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Seasonal Vegetables.

  • Cruise Length: 2 Hours
  • Vessel: Vista Star & Queen

Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.
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+.

Harvest Dinner Cruise

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Get the best table in Duluth while taking in the Northland's exquisite fall season! Enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise with narrated highlights of the harbor. Take in never-ending views of Duluth`s unique skyline and harbor activity. Featuring a fall themed dinner. Enjoy Fennel Roasted Pork Loin, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Italian Tossed Salad and French Bread Rolls. Vegetarian option of Butternut Squash Ravioli with Walnut Sage Butter is also available. Don't forget to add-on dessert while making your reservation, to end your night on a sweet note. *Lil Captain's Meals for ages 10 and under includes Chicken Tenders, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Seasonal Vegetables.

  • Cruise Length: 2 Hours
  • Vessel: Vista Star & Queen

Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.
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+.

Family Fun Cruise

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Featuring fun with other local attractions & kid-friendly entertainers! This cruise is curated to entertain the entire family. Dinner is provided with a new and improved build your own macaroni & cheese bar, chips, and cookies. We'll get you up close to some of the harbor's most popular sights while the kids are entertained with a special activity hosted by another local organization.

  • Cruise Length: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes
  • Vessel: Vista Star & Queen

Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure.
Reservations required.
General seating: first come, first serve.

Father’s Day Brunch on the Bay

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Celebrate Dad by taking in the never-ending views of Duluth`s unique skyline and harbor activity while enjoying an incredible brunch buffet hosted by Duluth's one and only, Catering by Bellisios. The buffet features Breakfast Breads, Rosemary Breakfast Potatoes, Seasonal Fresh Fruit Display, Garden Penne Pasta Salad, Sides of Sausage, Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Cranberry Wild Rice French Toast with Maple Syrup, Choice of Roasted Chicken or Homestyle Biscuits and Italian Sausage Gravy.

  • Cruise Length: 1 Hour 30 minutes
  • Vessel: Vista Star

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

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.

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