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Spirit of Ethan Allen

1 College Street, Burlington Boathouse, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-862-8300
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10:00 lake trip

we were lucky enough to be on a day when the coast guard was doing a overboard rescue. very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Margaret K
Anniversary Sunset Cruise

My wife and I celebrated our 25th anniversary on the SOEA, overall a very satisfying cruise. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Scott M
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Vermont's largest cruise ship and floating restaurant on Lake Champlain. Daily tours offered, May - October.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch cruise” (45 reviews)
“scenic cruise” (26 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 2 days ago

we were lucky enough to be on a day when the coast guard was doing a overboard rescue. very interesting and fun. the boat ride was gorgeous. we even had some nachos and coke. yumo and not very expensive . there was a recording that...More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I celebrated our 25th anniversary on the SOEA, overall a very satisfying cruise. The weather was great, the ship was clean and well maintained, the only drawback was the price of the drinks and our cake was a little lacking considering what...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 5 days ago

From the gentlemen who greeted us at the ticket booth who offered point-on directions for other attractions, the afternoon on Lake Champlain was effortless. The boat was solid, and we never experienced any rocking. All the employees were courteous. The picnic lunch was tasty and...More

Thank jainsley
Reviewed 5 days ago

The staff was professional and pleasant, the food was great, and served in a timely manner. The ship was spotless, and the lake as usual was perfect. My girlfriend and I had a fantastic night and would recommend a trip on this ship to anyone.

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I booked the Ethan Allen for a sunset cruise, and loved every minute of it! The views of Lake Champlain and the area surrounding Burlington were gorgeous. We enjoyed wine and a light supper on the top deck. The food was very...More

Thank HilaireH116
Reviewed 1 week ago

6 adults took the boat trip and lunch in the afternoon . The tickets where approx. €40 a head including lunch , the boat is spotless , the food was fantastic and the sites where breath taken . this is a must do for anyone...More

Thank Jay363636
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time on the Spirit of Ethan Allen! We live right here in beautiful Vermont, but we never got around to trying it out. We will be back and bringing friends along next time! Friendly staff!

Thank taudi2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Cousin and I had a lovely evening aboard The Spirit of Ethan Allen on July 2, 2017. This was also the day before my birthday which made it that much more special as well as spending time with my family. The meal was nicely...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a lunch cruise to kick off my best friends bachelorette day. We started with a bottle of champagne which were poured in beautiful spirit of Ethan Allen champagne glasses (which we got to keep), then we enjoyed a delicious lunch filled with soup,...More

Thank Tricia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burlington Vermont celebrates the Fourth of July on the third of July with a big firework show over Lake Champlain. The best view of the fireworks is from this dinner cruise. This was the third year we went on the cruise with a few other...More

Thank _ec133
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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
Tim C
29 April 2017|
Response from SOEAVT | Property representative |
Hi there! You can cancel on the day of your cruise (as long as it is not considered one of our special events cruises, e.g. Mother's Day, Fireworks, etc.). You must call us by 9AM on the day of the cruise for our scenic... More