PUBLIC CRUISES

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Sightseeing & Dining Cruises on Gull Lake – a Top Thing to Do in Brainerd!

A Premier Brainerd Attraction & Minnesota Sightseeing Experience

Your list of top things to do in Brainerd, Minnesota has to include a day or evening cruise aboard the North Star. Unwind on a sightseeing or dining cruise with delicious cuisine, two full-service bars and an unmatched view of Gull Lake – the perfect way to experience true Minnesota northwoods hospitality. Relax the day away on the outdoor observation deck or enjoy the comforts of the indoor salon. Your Destiny awaits!

Our 2018 public cruise calendar features a variety of Brunch Cruises, Lunch Cruises, Dinner Cruises, Happy Hour & Sightseeing Cruises, Sweet Tooth Sunset Cruises and Themed Cruises featuring live music. To learn more about any of our public cruises, including pricing and event details or to order online, view our cruise calendar and simply click the name of the cruise that you are interested in!

For group events aboard a public cruise, please call 855-953-3784.

Themed Cruises for Everyone

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Lunch Cruises

Adult Price: $38.50
Child Price (Ages 5-12): $28.50
Children 4 and under are free

Come enjoy a beautiful two hour lunch cruise on the waters of one of the most popular lakes in Central Minnesota. A Destiny Cruises lunch features sandwiches, fresh salad, fresh fruit, and chips along with a homemade cookie or bar. Beverages are available for purchase along with a full bar aboard the North Star.

Dinner Cruises

Adult Price: $55
Child Price (Ages 5-12): $44
Children 4 and under are free

Join us for a public two hour dinner cruise on beautiful Gull Lake and enjoy a wonderful dinner along with light narration and trivia of Gull Lake. Dinner includes two entree choices (chef’s choice) along with salad, vegetable, potatoes, fresh baked bread and a dessert. Beverages are available for purchase at the bar onboard.

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dinner cruise in minnesota

Dinner Cruises

Adult Price: $55
Child Price (Ages 5-12): $44
Children 4 and under are free

Join us for a public two hour dinner cruise on beautiful Gull Lake and enjoy a wonderful dinner along with light narration and trivia of Gull Lake. Dinner includes two entree choices (chef’s choice) along with salad, vegetable, potatoes, fresh baked bread and a dessert. Beverages are available for purchase at the bar onboard.

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Sightseeing Cruises

Adult Price: $25
Child Price (Ages 5-12): $15
Children 4 and under are free

Come aboard with the Captain and crew on our happy hour and sightseeing cruise. You’ll enjoy discounted drink prices, interesting and fun narration from the captain, and trivia. This is a two hour cruise on beautiful Gull Lake with all the wonderful lake sounds and sights abound. Come relax and enjoy family, friends and the warm Brainerd Lakes Area sunshine.

Sweet Tooth Sunset Cruises

Adult Price: $25
Child Price (Ages 5-12): $15
Children 4 and under are free

Stunning sunsets and delectable desserts await you on our Sweet Tooth Sunset Cruise. Enjoy a stunning sunset cruise on one of Minnesota’s most beautiful lakes while sipping a complimentary evening coffee and indulging in delicious desserts. Sit back relax and enjoy the evening call of the loon, sunset colors that will delight the heart and eye.

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sunset cruise in minnesota

Sweet Tooth Sunset Cruises

Adult Price: $25
Child Price (Ages 5-12): $15
Children 4 and under are free

Stunning sunsets and delectable desserts await you on our Sweet Tooth Sunset Cruise. Enjoy a stunning sunset cruise on one of Minnesota’s most beautiful lakes while sipping a complimentary evening coffee and indulging in delicious desserts. Sit back relax and enjoy the evening call of the loon, sunset colors that will delight the heart and eye.

Prices are subject to change; please check the calendar date for complete details. 20 people must be signed up in order for a public cruise to go out. If cancelled, you will be fully refunded and notified by phone and email. Please sign up with a mobile number. Cancellation notices will go out at least 12 hours before cruise.

Have the Yacht to Yourself

“Thank you. It was top notch. You did not skimp on the quality of the food or the liquor and you kept the price reasonable.”

– Cathy

“We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise! The evening was perfect, food great and staff very friendly! Met some wonderful people.”

– Mary W

“We had a great time this Sunday on the Brunch cruise. Nice staff, friendly Captain and good food!”

– Cindy

“Sunday brunch cruise was far more than we expected, food was abundant and excellent, staff superb, weather good, boat and Captain perfect. Will bring the whole family next year.”

– Tom M

“I felt the staff and crew were outstanding and make the trip very enjoyable. The singer Seth was phenomenal.”

– Jacob. Q

“Thanks for a beautiful and relaxing time!”

– Joan W

 “We are very fortunate to have this available in the Brainerd Lakes area.”

– Rita E

“Thank you for a fabulous evening, we had a great time on the boat and the food was excellent!! Your entire team were also terrific and made us feel very welcome.”

– Bonnie C

“It was a very pleasant outing for our group of 8. Well-kept ship. Clean and comfortable on both levels.”

– Lori N

“My husband, daughter and I took a cruise on Gull Lake with you and I was very, very impressed. I had expected that it would be pleasant but it exceeded my expectations! The boat was very, very clean, the captain was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the sites, the girl bartender made the best Bloody Mary that I have had in years! The young man crew member was extremely helpful and the BRUNCH WAS FANTASTIC!! I was expecting a box lunch of some sort but this was a delicious full spread lunch, I recommend it highly and will certainly do this again with guests.”

– Sylvia M

“Crew and captain were exceptional. Will be taking friends in the near future.”

– Theora G

“I think that this is a great cruise and good idea and we enjoyed it and are going on the Jimmy Buffet cruise.”

– Janie L

“Enjoyable cruise. We had visitors from Seattle and they enjoyed the cruise on the lake.”

– Nancy W

“The captain and staff were wonderful. We received a very warm welcome. It was an extremely enjoyable experience.”

– Michele C