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Spirit of Ethan Allen

1 College Street, Burlington Boathouse, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-862-8300
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Sunset cruise

We took a sunset cruise mid-August , sunset was spectacular. Good selection of beer, food was ok... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Very Enjoyable Cruise!

We took the cruise on a Tuesday afternoon, so thankfully, there was plenty of room to move about... read more

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Vermont's largest cruise ship and floating restaurant on Lake Champlain. Daily tours offered, May - October.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scenic cruise” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 College Street, Burlington Boathouse, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-862-8300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a sunset cruise mid-August , sunset was spectacular. Good selection of beer, food was ok. Plenty of space to move around as the sun starts to set.

Thank BostonRich617
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the cruise on a Tuesday afternoon, so thankfully, there was plenty of room to move about the boat.... perfect for a 4-year old who can't sit still for more than 15 minutes. There were snacks and drinks available to order, so my husband...More

Thank Zuzanecka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not exactly as advertised on the 4pm cruise. They say three heated/air conditioned decks and delicious food. Well on the 4pm cruise the top deck, which is a large open air deck, was closed so they could prepare for the dinner cruise. If you didn't...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took an evening BBQ dinner cruise. The actual trip was very nice, weather was beautiful so we were able to enjoy the leisurely cruise on Lake Champlain. The staff were nice, and the food was good, tasty and plenty of it. However we came...More

Thank Kost1947
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went for the lobster dinner cruise. I wish our weather had been better. It rained part of our cruise. No blame on them for that. Weather is fickle. Meal was good. Potatoes needed seasoning and the frocaca bread was dry and the corn was...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it rained while were on the boat it cleared up in time to see the sun set. The food was plenty and quite good. We paid a little extra to have a window seat at dinner, which was worth it due to the...More

Thank JHF4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cruise was nice, the food was average and the service was very good. The entertainment wasn't the best. The piano player seemed to know very few songs and just repeated the same tunes over and over. He also attempted to sing a few songs....More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling for fun, we did out research beforehand and were very happy with the 90-minute narrated tour on the Spirit of Ethan Allen cruise on Lake Champlain. The staff were very helpful; the narration was informative; and the lake was beautiful. Would recommend this adventure...More

Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunate we are not able to give this a goid review, the video at the beginning of the "short" tour was bad and the guided tour of the one house was not good either. I believe the Museum and surrounding is best for school trips.

Thank Denmark_8
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the hour and a half tour of Lake Champlain at 2:00. Very clean boat and very helpful staff. The narrative was interesting and we learned a great deal. Waitress service was a bonus! It is the perfect way to see Lake Champlain!

Thank wagricola
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Gwen C
6 August 2017|
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Response from Margaret K | Reviewed this property |
i think u will be cold in october. it wasnt that warm when we went either , it just doesnt get very warm there it seems. a daytime cruise would be just as lovely i believe and u can always eat at the restaurant right there... More
Aaron P
12 July 2017|
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Response from F3947MFjoem | Reviewed this property |
Yes , it is wheelchair accessible on the first floor and all the dock system areas. The crew and captain was gracious enough to carry myself and wheelchair up the stairs to the second floor. I am a small frame guy in a... More

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