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Lake Champlain Shoreline Cruises aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen

 Lake Champlain’s Largest Cruise Ship and Floating Restaurant

Welcome aboard Burlington’s luxury cruise ship, the Spirit of Ethan Allen. Our triple deck ship offers Scenic, Lunch, Brunch, and Nightly Themed Dinner cruises available 7 days a week. Our scenic Narrated Cruise will fascinate travelers with our Captain’s tales of history, geology and wildlife. Bring your camera, just in case you see Champ, our lake’s elusive monster. Our Executive Chef prepares fresh entrees, buffets and snack bar items from our on-board galley. Enjoy our Luncheon Cruise featuring a delicious buffet while listening to the exciting narration. Our unique themed dinner cruises include our Italian Dinner, BBQ on the Bay, Murder Mystery, Lobstah on the Lake, and Captain’s Dinner Dance. In the fall, join us for our Harvest Moon Dinner Cruise! Dining decks are enclosed, heated and air conditioned.

Dates of Operation:

April through October

Group Policy and Rates:

Reservations required. Inclusive rates: Scenic Cruise $17.95; Lunch Cruise $26.95; Brunch Cruise $30.95; Dinner Cruises $46.95 or $40.95.  September and October 2-hour Harvest Cruise – September cruises sail from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and October from 5:30 – 7:30 PM, $40.95. Rates apply to groups of 20 or more. Driver and escort complimentary. Handicapped-accessible. U.S. Coast Guard certified vessel. Motor coach parking.


1 College Street at the Burlington Boathouse, Burlington, VT 05401


Josh Palace, Spirit of Ethan Allen, 348 Flynn Ave., Burlington, VT 05401

Phone: (802)862-8300・Fax (802) 860-2261・