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Come aboard one of several exciting lake cruises to experience Lake Coeur d’Alene as it is intended to be viewed. Our family friendly cruises provide opportunities to view secluded lakefront homes of celebrities and sports stars. Visit one of the most unique and challenging golf holes, the world's only floating, movable island green, reachable only by boat. Daily scenic cruises, Sunset Dinner Cruises, Sunday Brunch Cruises and River Cruises along the St. Joe and Spokane River, include informational and historical narration.

The Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruise fleet departs daily from The Coeur d'Alene Resort all summer long for scenic tours, holiday specials, late morning brunch and evening sunset dinner cruises.

Over the winter holiday season, from the day after Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, experience Journey to the North Pole lake cruises to view The Coeur d'Alene Resort's spectacular holiday light displays. Other winter cruises include eagle watching adventure lake tours, highlighted by captivating views of the North American Bald Eagle.

Private charter cruises are available year-round.

In-Season Lake Cruise Schedule

Holiday Lighting Ceremony Cruise

Book the best seat in the house for the Coeur d'Alene Holiday Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks Show on November 29th, showcasing spectacular views from the lake. Continue on, viewing more than a million holiday lights and "Journey to the North Pole" across the lake in this 90-minute cruise to visit Santa Claus at his North Pole waterfront toy workshop.

Boarding 40 minutes prior to departure time at The Resort Plaza Shops.

Departure Times: 5:00 & 5:30 PM | November 29th

Adults & Seniors: $35.25
Children (3 - 12 yrs.): $24.25
Children (2 yrs. & under): Free

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Holiday Light Cruises "Journey to the North Pole"

Take a festive holiday lake cruise across the sparkling waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene. View more than 1.5 million twinkling holiday lights and visit Santa Claus and his elves at the North Pole waterfront toy workshop, where he magically speaks to each child by name.

Boarding for this 40-minute cruise is at The Resort Plaza Shops, 40 minutes prior to the cruise departure time.

"Journey to the North Pole" Preview Week (Save 25% off) - November 16 - 27
"Journey to the North Pole" | November 29 - January 1
Departure Times: 5:30 PM | 6:30 PM | 7:30 PM

Adults: $22.25 (Friday - Sunday, $23.25)
Seniors (55+ yrs.): $21.25 (Friday - Sunday, $22.25)
Children (6 - 12 yrs.): $7.50 (Friday - Sunday, $8.50)
Children (5 yrs. & under): Free

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Eagle Wildlife Viewing Cruise

Cruise to isolated quiet bays on Lake Coeur d'Alene to observe the national bird of the United States of America, the North American Bald Eagle, in their natural habitat. Two-hour lake cruises depart from the resort at the designated seasonal dates and times below.

  • December 1, 7 - 8, 14 - 15, 21 - 22 | 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM
  • December 26 - January 1 | 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Adults: $26.25
Seniors (55+ yrs.): $24.72
Children (6 - 12 yrs.): $18.25
Children (5 yrs. & under): Free

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New Year's Eve Family Fireworks Cruise

A New year's Eve fireworks viewing cruise for the entire family. Includes a trip to visit Santa at the North Pole Toy Workshop with cookies and party favors. Cruise from 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, with 7:00 PM boarding at the Boardwalk Marina.

All tickets: $24.50

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New Year's Eve Party Cruise

Rock the boat New Year's Eve party with live DJ, dancing, ice luge, champagne and a fantastic view of the fireworks show. Cruise from 9:30 PM - 12:15 PM with 9:00 PM boarding at the Boardwalk Marina.

Adult (21+ yrs. only): $30.00

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New Year's Eve Dessert Cruise

Dessert social, champagne toast and an amazing view of the fireworks show from the lake. Cruise from 10:30 PM - 12:15 PM, with 10:00 PM boarding at the Boardwalk Marina.

Adult: $40.50
Seniors (55+ yrs.): $38.50
Children (ages 3 to 12): $30.50
Children (ages 2 & under): Free

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For more information on daily lake cruises, visit the Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruises website.

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