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Spirit of Ethan Allen

1 College Street, Burlington Boathouse, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-862-8300
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Always fun!

Went on our fourth sunset cruise with friends. Beautiful night, good food, good drinks, great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Relaxing and Enjoyable

Definitely do this Narrative 1 1/2 hour cruise if in the area. It is meet relaxing especially on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Martha T
Lowell, Massachusetts
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Vermont's largest cruise ship and floating restaurant on Lake Champlain. Daily tours offered, May - October.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch cruise” (48 reviews)
“scenic cruise” (29 reviews)
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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

Went on our fourth sunset cruise with friends. Beautiful night, good food, good drinks, great experience again. Will continue to go each year :)

Thank Vtoutdoorguymb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely do this Narrative 1 1/2 hour cruise if in the area. It is meet relaxing especially on the outside deck. We did not do the Lunch Buffet but probably would the next time as it did smell delicious and every one who took it...More

Thank Martha T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the lunch cruise today for our anniversary. It was fantastic! Yes it can end up being a little pricey but this isn't something you do every day so we found this ok. The food was very good and the...More

Thank Fellowsx3
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I did the Lake Champlain tour (not the lunch or dinner cruise). There is metered parking nearby, and the information booth nearby gave us $2 off coupons for the tour. The boat provides outdoor seating on two levels and indoor seating on...More

Thank 142stark
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour boat is large with seating outdoors and indoors. The cruise lasts about an hour and a half with a pre-taped explanation of the sites the boat is passing by. My only complaint was that a few times the explanation was not in sinc...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just did the lunch cruise on Monday 9/11/17. I was VERY skeptical about the condition of the boat, the food, the cruise....basically everything based on the reviews I'd recently seen. We arrived early and watched the boat come back from the earlier cruise. We...More

Thank deekay719
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous night....surf and turf...just came from Maine and the lobster on the cruise was best I ever had....drinks a bit pricey ....staff was great...a definite must when in Burlington

Thank P W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 2 pm cruise and thoroughly enjoyed the views from the upper deck. The narration provides an interesting history of the lake and surrounding areas.

Thank mfspears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually do not give a low rating, but the hostile staff lowered my review numbers. The cruise was great, the staff were not, & beware of the added costs also. We had friends visiting from out of state, & I had won free Spirit...More

3  Thank NatureOne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cruise was a wonderful experience and I recommend it if in the area. The day was beautiful and the ride on the ship was exceptional. I did not dine on the cruise but it smelled very good. The staff were amazing and very friendly.

Thank Gwen S
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Gwen C
6 August 2017|
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Response from j0m4r | 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
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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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