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Northern Star Lake Cruises

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What a wonderful way to spend a few summer hours.

We read about this and decided to take the 45 minute drive to Newport and go on their boat. It's a... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Allen S
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Hyde Park, Vermont, United States
Another great adventure in beautiful Newport, Vermont

My husband and I were in Newport from 7/28-7/30. We come up every summer, but had never taken the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Scott M
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Winthrop, Massachusetts
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Sadly this will be the last season (2016) cruising on Lake Memphremagog-thank you to everyone's support and positive wishes over the past 4 years. All the best - Capt C. Johansen
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We read about this and decided to take the 45 minute drive to Newport and go on their boat. It's a good sized boat that was transplanted from Lake Champlain, and rebuilt. The fellow that owns it and is the captain is a very good...More

1  Thank Allen S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I were in Newport from 7/28-7/30. We come up every summer, but had never taken the cruise out onto the lake. My parents and friends of our family recommended it. My family goes back many generations in the Newport, Derby and Derby...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were a bit late - they were just about to cast off and a helpful gentleman ran out on the dock to ask them to wait. I had to park (fortunately, there was a space right there) and Ed had to get out there...More

1  Thank CLCoronios
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There are a variety of cruises available from The Northern Star, and we chose the 4 hour/Lunch cruise that took us up the lake into Canada. This is not a cruise for young children, as they will be bored stiff. When you boarded the boat,...More

1  Thank EmEs
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We enjoyed the two hours on the lake but there was not much to see frankly except scenery. The captain told a few stories about the history of the lake, which were interesting, and told us when we crossed the border into Canada. I didn't...More

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Chris J, Owner at Northern Star Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for joining us last week! To address the water bottle comment and be perfectly clear we strictly follow both United States Coast Guard regulations and those of the Vermont Dept of Liquor Control and Vermont Health Department. Therefor we follow their guidelines concerning...More

Reviewed 15 October 2016

A large group of friends went for a fall foliage boat trip on the Northern Star. We had a lunch cruise on Lake Memphremagog in Newport, Vermont. It was a fun way to enjoy an afternoon of beauty on the lake. The captain had an...More

2  Thank yellowbirdVermont
Chris J, Owner at Northern Star Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

I am so glad you and your family had a great time during this super beautiful time of year! Myself and the crew sure do appreciate the kind comments and hope we see you again next year - lots of great new additions coming in...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a wedding. ..staff was fantastic. ..wedding was beautiful and the cruise was smooth. Drinks were also fantastic! !

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Chris J, Owner at Northern Star Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

We are so glad you had a super time, thank you so much from all of us including the captain and crew for the kind comments and choosing the Northern Star - it was very nice of you to let us know.

Reviewed 28 August 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise on scenic Lake Memphremagog. The boat is clean and well-maintained, and the commentary on the industrial and smuggling history of the area enhanced the experience.

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Chris J, Owner at Northern Star Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

So sorry for the late reply, we just aw the kind comments you posted- Thanks so much and so glad you had a memorable experience - Hope we see you again - All the best, Chris

Reviewed 25 August 2016

We took an hour and half cruise with a Sunday buffet. The ride was very informational with beautiful scenery.More

1  Thank john m
Chris J, Owner at Northern Star Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

HI John - sorry that we did not thank you sooner for cruising with us - we appreciate the nice comments and hope you will join us next year with a bunch of new improvements and additions coming for 2017! - Have a great holiday...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

We booked passage for the 2PM Saturday shoreline cruise via the Northern Star website. The transaction was smooth with conformation to follow later. Upon arrival, our tickets were ready. Reserve with confidence. The Northern Star is a grand vessel for a lake this size, she...More

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I believe they are referring get to the fee for the trip, unless if you are going across the border that may be a border crossing fee?
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