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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

Daily Scenic Cruise

Take in the extraordinary beauty of the lake on this scenic 90-minute cruise of Lake Coeur d'Alene's northern bays. See wildlife, secluded lake homes and the world's only floating, movable island golf green. Boarding on a first come, first serve basis at Independence Point.

  • 12:30 PM | April 21 - October 28
  • 2:30 PM | May 5 - September 30
  • 4:30 PM | May 12 - September 2
Tickets
Adults: $26.25
Seniors (55+): $24.25
Children (ages 6 - 17): $18.25
Children (ages 5 & under): Free

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Daily Sunset Dinner Cruise

Dine at sunset on this 2-hour cruise and taste the culinary creations from The Coeur d'Alene Resort with a full dinner buffet. Enjoy Sunset carved USDA Choice Roast Beef and baked fresh Northwest Salmon. Boards at Independence Point. Prepaid reservations are required.

  • 7:30 PM | May 5 - August 31
  • 6:30 PM | September 1 - 9
Tickets
Adults: $57.00
Adults (ages 55+): $53.00
Children (ages 6 - 12): $33.25
Children (ages 5 & under): Free

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St. Joe River Cruise

Get ready for a full day on the lake with this 6-hour adventure, cruising the full length of Lake Coeur d'Alene to the St. Joe River, the highest navigable river in the world. Watch for birds and wildlife while learning about North Idaho's lumber industry and more. Buffet lunch included, featuring Buttermilk fried chicken, cole slaw, baked beans, warm biscuits and honey. Boards at Independence Point. Prepaid reservations are required.

  • 11:30 AM, Sundays Only | June 3 - October 28
Tickets
Adults: $56.75
Adults (ages 55+): $54.75
Children (ages 12 & under): Free

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Sunday Brunch Cruise

Take your brunch to the lake this summer, enjoying a 90-minute cruise featuring a full breakfast buffet. Enjoy roasted ham and turkey, stuffing and turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, bacon, link sausage, Sunday Quiche, scrambled eggs, assortment of fresh fruits and salads, bread basket and pastry chef assorted mini desserts. Boards at Independence Point. Prepaid reservations are required.

  • Easter Brunch Cruise | April 1, 12:00 - 1:30 PM (Boards at Boardwalk Marina)
  • Mother’s Day Cruise | May 13, 12:00 - 1:30 PM
  • 11:00 AM, Each Sunday | June 11 - September 3, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tickets
Adults: $50.75
Adults (ages 55+): $46.75
Children (ages 6 - 12): $30.75
Children (ages 5 & under): Free

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Spokane River Cruise

Three-hour cruise to view a combination of amazing homes and naturally preserved waterfront. Optional River Chicken Dinner Buffet Available. Cruise includes historical and informational commentary.

  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM | June 12 - September 6, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Tickets with Lunch Buffet ($14.50 less without lunch service)
Adults: $40.75
Seniors: $38.75
Children (6 - 17): $32.75
Children 5 & under): Free

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Bands On Boats Summer Concert Series

Rock the boat on Lake Coeur d'Alene this summer! Live band entertainment, featuring several of the Northwest's finest bands, no-host bar and snack food available for purchase. Sponsored by Coors Light, this 90-minute lake cruise departs at 7:00 PM on six select dates.
Tickets: $26.50 (must be 21+ years of age)

4th of July Family Fireworks Cruise

Bring the family to enjoy the Coeur d Alene’s 4th of July Fireworks over Lake Coeur d'Alene. This two-hour cruise boasts front row seating for one of the finest fireworks shows in the Northwest.

  • 8:30 Departure from Independence Point | July 4th
Tickets
Adults: $35.25
Children (ages 3 - 12): $31.25
Children (ages 2 & under): Free

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4th of July VIP Fireworks Cruise

The sights and sounds of The Coeur d’Alene 4th of July Fireworks show are best viewed from the lake. This two-hour cruise includes hors d’oeuvres and two complimentary beverages. Must be 21+ years of age to board.

  • 8:30 Departure from Independence Point | July 4th
Tickets
All Tickets: $61.25

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

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